Date of last revision: October 18, 2018

DATA COLLECTED

COOKIES

Rebel Astrology uses cookies. I do this to analyze aggregate website activity in order to improve your experience. This involves collecting your IP address, time of visit, referrer, and browser user agent string, though the individual IP address log feature has been turned off to better protect your privacy. This website is hosted by Squarespace, so all data is collected through Squarespace. The Squarespace privacy policy is available here: https://www.squarespace.com/privacy/

You can manage preferences for Cookies directly from within your own browser and prevent – for example – third parties from installing Cookies. Through browser preferences, it is also possible to delete Cookies installed in the past, including the Cookies that may have saved the initial consent for the installation of Cookies by this website. You can, for example, find information about how to manage Cookies in the most commonly used browsers at the following addresses: Google ChromeMozilla FirefoxApple Safari and Microsoft Internet Explorer.

With regard to Cookies installed by third parties, you can manage your preferences and withdraw your consent by clicking the related opt-out link (if provided), by using the means provided in the third party's privacy policy, or by contacting the third party. You can also follow instructions from the following linked initiatives: EDAA (EU), the Network Advertising Initiative (US) and the Digital Advertising Alliance (US), DAAC (Canada), DDAI (Japan) or other similar services. Such initiatives allow users to select their tracking preferences for most advertising tools. I recommend that you make use of these resources in addition to the information provided in this policy.

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.

Third-party 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.

In the comments section, other users can also provide links or embed images or videos provided by third parties who may be collecting your IP Address and that you have visited Rebel Astrology.

COMMENTS

If you leave a comment on the site it will collect the data shown in the comments form. Your comment, name and website will be published publicly. I will never share your email address. This site also collects your IP address and browser information to help prevent spam.

Rebel Astrology uses Disqus to provide a platform for commenting and moderation. The data you provide in the comments section will be shared with and processed by Disqus. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment. The Disqus privacy policy is available here: https://help.disqus.com/terms-and-policies/disqus-privacy-policy.

MEDIA

If you upload images or other media to Rebel Astrology, 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.

CONTACT FORMS

When you submit a contact form, all information contained in that form is shared with Rebel Astrology through Squarespace, along with your IP address. Contact form information is sent to my email securely via ProtonMail. Any direct email communication with me is processed securely through ProtonMail, which uses end-to-end encryption for privacy.

EMAIL

I use MailChimp as my email newsletter service. All of the data you provide in your newsletter profile is stored in MailChimp. Through MailChimp, I also track aggregate numbers of email opens and links clicked. MailChimp’s privacy policy is available here: https://mailchimp.com/legal/privacy/

BOOKING CONSULTATIONS

Rebel Astrology uses 10to8 booking software. When you book a consultation and pay through the schedule, your data is processed securely by 10to8. 10to8 collects, processes, and stores the following data: your name, personal contact information, and booking history. The 10to8 privacy policy is available here: https://10to8.com/legal/

PAYMENT INFORMATION

I store details about any payments made to Rebel Astrology in order to comply with my accounting, tax and legal obligations. Payments are processed by Stripe, PayPal, and Venmo.

Stripe

When you use a credit card to buy something in the shop, your payment is processed by Stripe. Stripe stores your personal information including all payment card details you provide, Email, and IP address. Stripe and Rebel Astrology both store shared customer identifiers for the purpose of tracking payments between each other. Stripe does not provide us with any personal data other than the data you enter on Rebel Astrology and your IP address, however it can flag a particular transaction as suspicious based on other data it may hold about you or others. Your bank or financial provider may contact Stripe about a particular transaction, and Stripe in turn may contact us in relation to that transaction. Rebel Astrology retains only limited information about your payment cards and cannot access your full card information after a transaction has been processed. Stripe's privacy policy is available here: https://stripe.com/us/privacy

PayPal

When you donate, pay for a reading with PayPal or Venmo, or use PayPal to buy something in the shop, your payment is processed by PayPal. PayPal stores your personal information including all payment card details you provide, Email, and IP address. PayPal and Rebel Astrology both store shared customer identifiers for the purpose of tracking payments between each other. PayPal does not provide us with any personal data other than the data you enter on Rebel Astrology and your IP address, however it can flag a particular transaction as suspicious based on other data it may hold about you or others. Your bank or financial provider may contact PayPal about a particular transaction, and PayPal in turn may contact us in relation to that transaction. Rebel Astrology retains only limited information about your payment cards and cannot access your full card information after a transaction has been processed. PayPal’s privacy policy is available here: https://www.paypal.com/us/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-full

OTHER THIRD-PARTY PARTNERS

Rebel Astrology uses a few Zapier integrations to send encrypted data between some of the third party partners listed above for administrative purposes. Zapier's privacy policy is available here: https://zapier.com/privacy/

CLIENT DATA

Information shared with me in astrological consultations or coaching is confidential. If you have requested your birth chart, booked a personal consultation or ordered a written report, your birth information, charts, audio recordings, and/or written reports are stored securely on an encrypted hard drive and MEGA, a cloud storage service with end-to-end encryption. Client contact information and questionnaire answers are also stored through 17Hats. The 17Hats privacy policy is available here: https://www.17hats.com/privacy-policy

You can request a copy of your client data and/or ask that it be deleted at any time. Please keep in mind, however, that reviewing the history of our consultations is a key aspect of my preparation for future consultations with you.

HOW LONG I RETAIN YOUR DATA

The third-party partners listed above may retain your data for different lengths of time. Please review their privacy and data policies to determine how long your data will be kept. In the case of Rebel Astrology’s client data, data will be retained for the duration of the client-astrologer/coach relationship, or until you request that your data be erased.

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 your personal data. You can also request that I erase any personal data I hold about you. This does not include any data I am obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes. You can make this request via the contact form.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

HOW I PROTECT YOUR DATA

Rebel Astrology uses several methods to protect your data.

  • I will never sell or rent to any third party any of the personal information or data that you provide to me. I use the personal data you provide in a manner that is consistent with this privacy policy.

  • I use SSL encryption on all pages.

  • Contractors must sign a non-disclosure agreement before accessing Rebel Astrology data.

  • Access to personal information is limited to essential persons.

  • The information shared with me in client consultations and coaching sessions is confidential.