Who I am:
Our website address is: http://teresa.grableronline.com.
My name is Teresa Grabler. I have a rare cancer called uterine myxoid leiomyosarcoma. I am using this site to sporadically blog about my experiences, fun things I’m getting to do (despite being in active treatment), and to provide information to others who are also fighting LMS, or who have family and/or friends with it.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
Personal data is any data that could possibly identify you (ex: your name). On this site, it is collected if you want to leave a comment and/or contact me. We collect data to minimize spammers, and so that we know who we are responding to; it helps tailor my or Amanda’s replies!
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.
If you are using a third-party site to leave comments (Facebook, Disqus), they may be collecting your data, which we have no control over.
- If you choose to comment on a post via Facebook, please know that this site uses the plugin Fancy Facebook Comments, which is GDPR compliant. You can read their policies here.
- If you use Disqus, their policy is here, and if you connect with Gravatar, their info is here.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
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.
Who we share your data with
Absolutely nobody. If this changes, we will be sure to let you know.
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.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
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
Please note that this is not a SSL site (http not https). I am running fundraisers on and off to help me with the costs of having cancer, keeping our home, getting out to do some Wish List activities while my health is good, etc. For your safety and security, they will only be run through the secure sites of PayPal and Google Pay (aka Google Wallet). (Alternatively, if you want to donate offline with a regular check, that is also an option.)