Privacy Policy

Last updated: July 29, 2023

Welcome to the Gentle Hush (the “Website”, “we”, “us”, or “our”). Your privacy is important to us, and we are committed to protecting it. This Privacy Policy describes how we collect, use, disclose, and protect your Personal Information when you visit or interact with our Website.

By using our Website, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree with any part of this Privacy Policy, please do not use our Website.

1. Information We Collect

a. Personal Information: We may collect your Personal Information, such as your name and email address, when you voluntarily provide it to us. For example, when you subscribe to our newsletter, leave comments on our blog posts, or contact us through our contact form.
b. Non-Personal Information: We may collect Non-Personal Information, such as your IP address, browser type, and device information when you visit our Website. This information helps us improve the Website and tailor it to your preferences.

2. Cookies

We use cookies and similar technologies to improve your experience on our Website. Cookies are small files that are stored on your device. You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may be unable to use some portions of our Website.

3. How We Use Your Information

We may use your Personal Information for the following purposes:
a. To provide and maintain our Website
b. To send you newsletters and promotional materials, if you have opted-in
c. To respond to your inquiries and comments
d. To improve our Website, content, and user experience
e. To enforce our Terms of Use and other agreements

4. Data Retention and Deletion

We retain your Personal Information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected, comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, or enforce our agreements. Once the purpose for holding your information has been fulfilled, we will take reasonable steps to securely delete or anonymize your Personal Information, unless we are legally required or permitted to retain it.
If you would like to request deletion of your Personal Information, please contact us using the information provided in Section 12 of this Privacy Policy.

5. Rights of European Union Residents (GDPR)

If you are a resident of the European Union, you have certain rights under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), including:
a. The right to access your Personal Information and obtain a copy of it.
b. The right to rectify any inaccurate or incomplete Personal Information.
c. The right to request erasure of your Personal Information, subject to certain exceptions.
d. The right to restrict the processing of your Personal Information under specific circumstances.
e. The right to data portability, allowing you to receive your Personal Information in a structured, commonly used format and transmit it to another data controller.
f. The right to object to the processing of your Personal Information under specific circumstances.
g. The right to withdraw your consent to the processing of your Personal Information, where consent is the legal basis for processing.
To exercise any of your rights under the GDPR, please contact us using the information provided in this Privacy Policy.

6. Your California Privacy Rights (California Residents Only)

If you are a California resident, you may have certain rights under the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). These rights may include:
a. The right to request access to the Personal Information we have collected about you in the past 12 months.
b. The right to request deletion of your Personal Information, subject to certain exceptions.
c. The right to opt-out of the sale of your Personal Information, if applicable.
d. The right to non-discrimination for exercising any of your privacy rights.
To exercise any of your rights under the CCPA, please contact us.

7. Sharing Your Information

We will not sell, trade, or rent your Personal Information to third parties. However, we may share your information in the following circumstances:
a. With service providers who assist us in operating our Website, conducting our business, or providing services to you, so long as they agree to keep your information confidential
b. To comply with legal requirements, enforce our policies, or protect our rights or others’ rights, property, or safety
c. In the event of a merger, acquisition, or sale of our assets, your information may be transferred as a business asset.

8. Security

We are committed to protecting the security of your Personal Information. We use a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your information. However, please note that no method of transmission over the Internet or electronic storage is 100% secure, and we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

9. Third-Party Links

Our Website may include links to third-party websites. Please note that we are not accountable for the privacy policies or practices of these external sites. We advise our users to be cautious when navigating away from our Website and to review the privacy statements of any websites they visit. Our Privacy Policy applies exclusively to the information gathered on our Website.

10. Children’s Privacy

Our Website is not intended for children under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect Personal Information from children under 13. If you are a parent or guardian and believe that your child has provided us with Personal Information, please contact us, and we will take steps to remove that information from our servers.

11. Changes to This Privacy Policy

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page. Your continued use of our Website after any changes to this Privacy Policy will constitute your acknowledgment and acceptance of the changes.

12. Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, don’t hesitate to contact us.

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