Privacy Policy

Who we are

Money Magma is a personal finance blog helping beginners in the investing space to get started with simple and easy to understand articles. The website is run by one person who is on their own investment journey. They have no professional experience in finance or investing and opinions should not be taken as financial advice. This Privacy Policy is here to be boring, but is also very important.

Our website address is: https://moneymagma.com.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

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.

Media

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.

Contact forms

Only information entered into our Contact Form will be submitted to administrators at the email address info@moneymagma.com. Other information may be stored in your browser via cookies to help re-visits to the Contact page, please see below.

Cookies

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 visit our login page, 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.

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.

Analytics

We use Google to show us website analytics for users visiting directly, via search or referred from social media (Twitter, Instagram etc.). Google has made it really easy to see what information it collects and stores, you can see this information by visiting https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en_US.

Who we share your data with

Other than the standard methods used to make your experience better by use of services (for example from Google for our Analytics) we do not hold or share any data of any kind with any other site and/or company. Your personal details, email address, phone number or any other information that is yours will never be sold in any way shape or form. That’s a promise.

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.

What rights you have over your data

PLEASE NOTE: We do not currently have any form of user accounts on our site, and therefore this section will be inaccurate at times. Any request for information or data relating to you will not be available as we do not collect anything.

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.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Your contact information

You can contact is by emailing info@moneymagma.com. This email address is monitored daily and you will be responded to with the utmost importance.