Effective Date: 11th May, 2018

Privacy Policy

KathrynWhiteford.com is committed to providing quality service to you and this policy outlines our ongoing obligations to you and how we manage your Personal Information.

This privacy policy has been compiled to better serve those who are concerned with how their Personally Identifiable Information is being used online. This is simply information that can be used to identify, contact, or locate a single person, or to identify an individual in context.

What information is collected and stored?

While you visit our site, we’ll use cookies to track your browsing (the pages you visit).

When you purchase from us, we’ll ask you to provide information including your name, billing address, shipping address, email address, payment details (to pay for your order). We’ll use this information for purposes, such as, to:

  • Send you information about your order
  • Respond to your requests, including refunds and complaints
  • Process payments and prevent fraud
  • Send you marketing messages, if you choose to receive them

We store order information for tax and accounting purposes. This includes your name, email address and billing and shipping addresses.

When do we collect information?

We collect information from you when you place an order, subscribe to a newsletter, fill out a form or enter information on our site.

How do we use your information?

We may use the information we collect from you when you make a purchase, respond to a survey or marketing communication, surf the website, or use certain other site features in the following ways:

  • To administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature.
  • To quickly process your transactions.

How do we protect your information?

Our website is scanned on a regular basis for security holes and known vulnerabilities in order to make your visit to our site as safe as possible.

Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. In addition, information you supply is encrypted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.


We accept payments through PayPal. When processing payments, some of your data will be passed to PayPal, including information required to process or support the payment, such as the purchase total and billing information.

Please see the PayPal Privacy Policy for more details.

Do we use ‘cookies’?

Yes. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow), that enables the site’s or service provider’s systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information.

We also use cookies to help us compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future.

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service. The information collected typically includes the commenter’s IP address, user agent, referrer, and Site URL (along with other information directly provided by the commenter such as their name, username, email address, and the comment itself).

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.

Third-party disclosure

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your Personally Identifiable Information. We may release information to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others’ rights, property or safety.

However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

Social media

kathrynwhiteford.com uses interfaces with social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and others. If you choose to “like” or “share” or “recommend” information from this website through these services, you should review the privacy policy of that service.

If you’re a member of a social media site, the interfaces may allow the social media site to connect your visits to this site with other personal information.

Your rights

If you 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.

Fair Information Practices

Should a data breach occur, you will be notified you via email as soon as possible.

Children Online Privacy Protection Act

This website is not aimed at, nor does it knowingly collect information of children aged 13 and under. If you believe your child/dependant’s information is stored on this website, please email kat@kathrynwhiteford.com and the information will be removed as quickly and thoroughly as possible.


Information you provide upon sign up will only be used to notify you of updates, marketing and sales.

You can unsubscribe from the Newsletter at any time by clicking the link in the footer of any of the emails. Or you can contact kat@kathrynwhiteford.com directly. Your information will always be respected.

kathrynwhiteford.com uses Mailchimp as a marketing platform. By subscribing, you acknowledge that your information will be transferred to Mailchimp for processing. Learn more about Mailchimp’s privacy practices here.

Privacy Policy changes

This Privacy policy may be updated in the future and you will be notified of any Privacy Policy changes on our Privacy Policy Page.

It is recommended that you check this page for updates on a regular basis.

Questions about this privacy policy

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy please email: kat@kathrynwhiteford.com