This is a blog hosted by the Billington Family Society a non-profit Society on the WordPress.com platform. We respect your right to keep your personal data private. Thus, identifying information is only collected when truly needed. This identifying information is not shared with others except when in accordance with the law.
Site Statistics – Cookies
Our primary use of identifying information is to see the ‘traffic’. In other words, we are interested in knowing how many times a blog post is read. we know that ‘cookies’ are used to help collect this statistical data. The JetPack plugin collects and aggregates this data into the statistical report that we see. This report does include a map showing the country of origin for readers of our blog.
Comments – Names and Email Addresses
Another way in which user data is collected is thru user comments. we currently require someone wishing to comment on a blog post to leave their name and email address. we utilize this setting in hopes of preventing spammers from commenting on my blog. we also utilize Askimet to scan comments for spam.