Privacy Policy


Who we are

Our website address is:

Whatsupcourtney found at (“Website”) is governed by the following privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”).

What personal data we collect and why we collect it


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.

An anonymised string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


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.

You will agree to the following: If you download any form of media from this website and other platforms that the media on this website has published to such as Pinterest, Instagram, Google, Twitter and others to use for your personal gain, commercial purposes or any other reason that benefits you/or clients/peers/friends/colleagues/strangers in any way without written permission and receipt(s) from Sarah Courtney, will be subjected to future payments and all your profits will be given to the owner of this website Sarah Courtney. Additionally, you will have to take the media down and retract this websites media from any platform either physical or online. Please ask for written permission to use any form of media from this website or from anywhere this website has posted their media to. If you write in and permission is given, you will be given a form of receipt.


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.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Third Party Use of Personal Information

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.

This Website may use third-party service providers to service various aspects of the Website. Each third-party service provider’s use of your personal information is dictated by their respective privacy policies.

This Website currently uses the following third-party service providers:

Google Analytics 4 – this service tracks Website usage and provides information such as referring websites and user actions on the Website. Google Analytics may capture your IP address, but no other personal information is captured by Google Analytics. Please see this site for more information. User and event data retention is set to 26 months and Reset new activity is turned on which means it will reset the retention period of the user identifier with each new event of that user (thus setting the expiration date to the current time plus retention period).

Gravatar: The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Facebook Like button and social widgets (Facebook, Inc.): The Facebook Like button and social widgets are services allowing interaction with the Facebook social network provided by Facebook, Inc. Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data. Please see Facebook site for more information here.

Instagram Follow button: Please see Instagram data privacy policy site for more information here.

iThemes Security : Visiting the login page sets a temporary cookie that aids compatibility with some alternate login methods. This cookie contains no personal data and expires after 1 hour. IThemes is part of a network of sites that protect against distributed brute force attacks. To enable this protection, the IP address of visitors attempting to log into the site is shared with a service provided by For privacy policy details, please see the iThemes Privacy Policy.

Cookie Notice: Automatically comes up as you enter the page to inform you that this site uses cookies to deliver its services and measure traffic. By using this site, you agree to its use of cookies. Link to this website privacy notice is included next to the accept and close.

(For the plugin Cookie Notice privacy notice, please refer to their plugin privacy policy)

At this time, your personal information is not shared with any other third-party applications (as far as we are aware). This list may be amended from time to time at the Website’s sole discretion.

Except when required by law, we will not sell, distribute, or reveal your email addresses or other personal information without your consent; however, we may disclose or transfer personal information collected through the Website to third parties who acquire all or a portion of our business, which may be the result of a merger, consolidation, or purchase of all or a portion of our assets, or in connection with any bankruptcy or reorganization proceeding brought by or against us.

Blossom Themes: This website uses the template from Blossom Themes and it includes a section where you can Load fonts locally, this tool enables to load google fonts from your (the website) own server instead from Google’s CDN. This solves privacy concerns with Google’s CDN and their sometimes less-than-transparent policies (these words in italics were taken directly from the template). The theme also has the option for Preload Local fonts which helps speed up website feed. There’s an additional option to Flush Local Fonts Cache. For Blossom Theme Privacy Policy, please click here

Font Awesome: Font Awesome by Fonticons, Inc. is a typeface visualization service provided by Fonticons, Inc. that allows this Application to incorporate content of this kind on its pages.


Displaying content from external platforms

Personal Data collected

  • Usage data
  • Tracker

Links To Other Web Sites

Our Service may contain links to third-party web sites or services that are not owned or controlled by has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third party web sites or services. You further acknowledge and agree that shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such web sites or services.

We strongly advise you to read the terms and conditions and privacy policies of any third-party web sites or services that you visit.


Display Ads

We may use third-party advertising companies such as Google Adsense to serve content and advertisements when you visit the Website, which may use cookies, as noted above.

Retargeting Ads

From time to time, the Website may engage in remarketing efforts with third-party companies, such as Google, Facebook, or Instagram, in order to market the Website. These companies use cookies to serve ads based on someone’s past visits to the Website, please refer to their privacy policy for their terms and conditions.

Publicly Visible Information

If you leave a comment on the Website, certain information may be publicly visible.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise 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, and email heywhatsupcourtney[at]yahoo[dot]com . 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. In our case, this website uses Akismet Anti-Spam which

  • Automatically checks all comments and filters out the ones that look like spam.
  • Each comment has a status history, so you can easily see which comments were caught or cleared by Akismet and which were spammed or unspammed by a moderator.
  • URLs are shown in the comment body to reveal hidden or misleading links.
  • Moderators can see the number of approved comments for each user.
  • A discard feature that outright blocks the worst spam, saving you disk space and speeding up your site.

Sensitive Personal Information

At no time should you submit sensitive personal information to the Website. This includes your social security number, information regarding race or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious beliefs, health information, criminal background, or trade union memberships. If you elect to submit such information to us, it will be subject to this Privacy Policy.

Children’s Information

The Website does not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 16. If a parent or guardian believes that the Website has personally identifiable information of a child under the age of 16 in its database, please contact us immediately at and we will use our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.

Affiliate Marketing

The Website may engage in affiliate marketing, which is done by embedding tracking links into the Website. If you click on a link for an affiliate partnership, a cookie will be placed on your browser to track any sales for purposes of commissions. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Influencer Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. is also a participant of the affiliate program, which means if you click on my sidebar link and make a booking, I earn commission from qualifying purchases. is also a participant with Google Adsense.

General Disclaimer has made every effort to ensure that all information on the Website has been tested for accuracy. makes no guarantees regarding the results that you will see from using the information provided on the Website.

Additional information

What data breach procedures we have in place

This website uses antivirus plugins that enable us to protect this website and its contents. Additionally, our host provider will alert you of any breach to the website as well and will be dealt with.

Additionally, we will ensure the updates of the website and plugins we use will be updated accordingly when there is a new update available.

Contact Information

At any time, please contact us at heywhatsupcourtney[at]yahoo[dot]com for questions related to this Privacy Policy.

Privacy Policy

Last updated: 18/01/23