Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is: http://marylandbydesign.org.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Comments and Contact Forms

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Analytics

Who we share your data with

We do not share any personal data with any other organization unless permission is given to do so.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Your contact information

Unless you specifically provide permission to send messages from MarylandByDesign, you will not receive email communications from MarylandByDesign.

Additional information

How we protect your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

What data breach procedures we have in place

The European General Data Protection Regulation—better known by its acronym, GDPR—sets a new standard for data collection, storage, and usage among companies that operate in Europe.
MarylandByDesign pledges to abide by these standards of data protection.

What third parties we receive data from

MarylandByDesign does not receive data from third parties.

What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data

MarylandByDesign does not use any form of automated decision making and/or profiling with user data.