About Follow Our Passion

Hi!

Welcome to Follow Our Passion.

Follow Our Passion is the only bipolar wellness blog, founded by bipolar survivor and expert Andrea Escobar. Follow Our Passion focuses on providing women living with bipolar disorder tools, recipes, and holistic tips to encourage women to live a more balanced life where they feel confident enough to own their illness and keep showing up every single day.

Join me every Monday and Thursday for new recipes, tips and more to empower you to feel your best while living with bipolar disorder. If there is anything you want me to touch on more please let me know in the comment section or feel free to send me an email, after all, I started Follow Our Passion as a way to bring more awareness to the community and fill in the gap I felt was missing when I was first diagnosed. I hope that I can be there for you on those days when you need someone rooting you on! Im on your side and will always fight the battle with you!

Love you all and have an incredible day!

Xo, Andrea

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Privacy Policy

Updated October 2018

WHO WE ARE 

Follow Our Passion found at https://followourpassion.com is governed by the following privacy policy. (“Privacy Policy”)

At Follow Our Passion, the privacy of our visitors is of extreme importance to us. This privacy policy document outlines the type of personal information received and collected and how it may be used. This statement only applies to this Website.

WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT AND HOW IS IT USED?

Information You Voluntarily Submit to the Website: We maybe collect personal information from you such as your name or email address. For example, you may voluntarily submit information to the Website by leaving a comment, subscribing to a newsletter, or submitting a contact form. In addition, you are able to create a user profile, which allows you to create a username and password. We will store the username, but your password will not be visible in our records.

Information We Collect from Others: We may receive information about you from other sources.  You may link your Gravatar account to your user profile.  If you choose to link your Gravatar account to your user profile, we will receive your name, email address and profile picture associated with that account.  The Website utilizes the Gravatar commenting system, so if you choose to comment on a Website post, your profile picture will appear.

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.

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.

Automatically-Collected Information: We automatically collect certain information about you and the device with which you access the Website. For example, when you use the Website, we will log your IP address, operating system type, browser type, referring website, pages you viewed, and the dates/times when you accessed the Website. We may also collect information about actions you take when using the Website, such as links clicked.

Cookies: If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to save 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.

We may log information using cookies, which are small data files stored on your browser by the Website. We may use both session cookies, which expire when you close your browser, and persistent cookies, which stay on your browser until deleted, to provide you with a more personalized experience on the Website.

Comments: 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 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: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

HOW YOUR INFORMATION MAY BE USED

We may use the information collected in the following ways:

  • To operate and maintain the Website;
  • To send you promotional information, such as newsletters. Each email promotion will provide information on how to opt-out of future mailings;
  • To send you administrative communications, such as administrative emails, confirmation emails, technical notices, updates on policies, or security alerts;
  • To respond to your comments or inquiries;
  • To provide you with user support;
  • To track and measure advertising on the Website;
  • To protect, investigate, and deter against the unauthorized or illegal activity.

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.

 

THIRD-PARTY USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

We may share your information with third parties when you explicitly authorize us to share your information.

Additionally, the 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.

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

Google Analytics – 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.

MailChimp – this service is used for delivery of email updates and newsletters. We store your name and email address for purposes of delivering such communications.

Please refer to Mail Chimp’s privacy policy for further information.

Anti-Spam – this is a WordPress plugin that filters comment spam by filtering users’ data such as IP-addresses and email addresses. Visitor comments may be checked through this automated spam detection service.

Popup Ally Pro (used with MailChimp) – this service is used for delivery of email updates and newsletters. We store your name and email address for purposes of delivering such communications.  Please refer to Mail Chimp’s privacy policy for further information.

At this time, your personal information is not shared with any other third-party applications. This list may be amended from time to time in 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.

ANONYMOUS DATA

From time to time, we may use anonymous data, which does not identify you alone, or when combined with data from other parties. This type of anonymous data may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses. Examples of this anonymous data may include analytics or information collected from cookies.

PUBLICLY VISIBLE INFORMATION

If you leave a comment on the Website, certain information may be publicly visible.  To leave a comment, you must choose a username and input your email address for comment confirmation.  Your email address will never be available publicly or viewed publicly.

COOKIES

The Website uses cookies to store visitors’ preferences, record user-specific information on what pages users access or visit, ensure that visitors are not repeatedly sent the same banner ads, customize Website content based on visitors’ browser type or other information that the visitor sends. Cookies may also be used by third-party services, such as Google Analytics, as described herein.

Users may, at any time, prevent the setting of cookies, by the Website, by using a corresponding setting of your internet browser and may thus permanently deny the setting of cookies. Furthermore, already set cookies may be deleted at any time via an Internet browser or other software programs. This is possible in all popular Internet browsers. However, if users deactivate the setting of cookies in your Internet browser, not all functions of our Website may be entirely usable.

ADVERTISING

Display Ads

We may use third-party advertising companies 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.

Affiliate Program Participation

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.

Follow Our Passion is a participant of Amazon an affiliate advertising program. As part of this program, the Website will post customized links, provided by Amazon, to track the referrals to their website. This program utilizes cookies to track visits for the purposes of assigning commission on these sales.

Newsletters

On the Website, you may subscribe to our newsletter, which may be used for advertising purposes. All newsletters sent may contain tracking pixels. The pixel is embedded in emails and allows an analysis of the success of online marketing campaigns. Because of these tracking pixels, we may see if and when you open an email and which links within the email you click. Also, this allows the Website to adapt the content of future newsletters to the interests of the user. This behavior will not be passed on to third parties.

RIGHTS RELATED TO YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

Opt-out – You may opt-out of future email communications by following the unsubscribe links in our emails. You may also notify us at a.broom@followourpassion.comto be removed from our mailing list.

Access – You may access the personal information we have about you by submitting a request to a.broom@followourpassion.com

Amend – You may contact us at a.broom@followourpassion.com to amend or update your personal information.

Forget – In certain situations, you may request that we erase or forget your personal data. To do so, please submit a request to a.broom@followourpassion.com.

Please note that we may need to retain certain information for recordkeeping purposes or to complete transactions, or when required by law.

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.

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 a.broom@followourpassion.com  and we will use our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.

CONTACT INFORMATION

If you require any more information or have any questions about our privacy policy, please contact us by email at a.broom@followourpassion.com

TERMS OF USE

PHOTOS

All photographs are the property of Follow Our Passion unless otherwise stated.

If you would like to use one photograph of a recipe, this is permitted as long as you credit Follow Our Passion and link back to the website and the applicable recipe.  Please DO NOT republish a photo and entire recipe at the same time, or any recipe.

If you require any more information or have any questions about our terms of use, please contact us by email at a.broom@followourpassion.com

RECIPES

Please do not copy and paste text directly from our website, whether in a recipe or otherwise.

If you would like to share a recipe with permission, please republish the instructions or directions in your own words and give credit to Follow Our Passion (and the original source, if applicable) with a link back to the corresponding post.

Please also do not use any of our photos for the recipe in this case. Please use your own photo.

FOLLOW OUR PASSION © 2018 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.