The Kittycone Blog’s Privacy Policy: Safeguarding Your Data

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By using our website, you hereby consent to our Privacy Policy and agree to its terms.

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.

You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.

Who we are

At The Kittycone Blog, accessible from, one of our main priorities is the privacy of our visitors. This Privacy Policy document contains types of information that are collected and recorded by The Kittycone Blog and how we use it.


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

An anonymized 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.


Like any other website, The Kittycone Blog uses ‘cookies’. These cookies are used to store information including visitors’ preferences, and the pages on the website that the visitor accessed or visited. The information is used to optimize our users’ experience by customizing our web page content based on visitors’ browser type and/or other information.

The Kittycone Blog uses cookies to store information on your computer, including those essential for certain site features and for advertising purposes. By accessing and using the site, you consent to the placement of these cookies. You can adjust your browser settings to disable or refuse cookies; however, some site features may not function correctly without cookies.

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 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 tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Who we share your data with

We may share your data with our advertising partners, including but not limited to Microsoft, TikTok, Meta, and Google. This sharing helps us serve relevant advertisements and improve the user experience on our website.

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

Under GDPR and CCPA regulations, you have certain rights regarding your data. These rights include the right to access, rectify, or delete your personal information, as well as the right to restrict or object to the processing of your data. To exercise these rights, please contact us using the contact information provided on our website.

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

We are a Data Controller of your information.

The Kittycone Blog’s legal basis for collecting and using the personal information described in this Privacy Policy depends on the Personal Information we collect and the specific context in which we collect the information:

  • The Kittycone Blog needs to perform a contract with you
  • You have given The Kittycone Blog permission to do so
  • Processing your personal information is in The Kittycone Blog’s legitimate interests
  • The Kittycone Blog needs to comply with the law

The Kittycone Blog will retain your personal information only for as long as is necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy. We will retain and use your information to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our policies.

If you are a resident of the European Economic Area (EEA), you have certain data protection rights. If you wish to be informed about what personal information we hold about you and if you want it to be removed from our systems, please contact us.

In certain circumstances, you have the following data protection rights:

  • The right to access, update or to delete the information we have on you
  • The right of rectification
  • The right to object
  • The right of restriction
  • The right to data portability
  • The right to withdraw consent

California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)

Under the CCPA, California consumers have the right to:

  • Request that a business that collects a consumer’s personal data disclose the categories and specific pieces of personal data that a business has collected about consumers
  • Request that a business delete any personal data about the consumer that a business has collected
  • Request that a business that sells a consumer’s personal data not sell the consumer’s personal data

If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us.

Where your data is sent

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service. Your data may be sent to our advertising partners and other third parties as described in this Privacy Policy. We endeavor to protect your data by ensuring that these parties adhere to strict security and privacy standards.

Contact us

For any questions or concerns regarding our Privacy Policy, please contact us through email at