Privacy Policy

Thank you for visiting Sent from the Past Postcards. This Privacy Policy outlines how the site collects, uses, discloses, and protects your personal information when you interact with the website, which utilizes various services including Google Analytics 4, Google Tag Manager, Google Search Console, and WordPress. Please read this Privacy Policy carefully to understand the practices regarding your personal information.

nformation Collected

Personal Information

The site may collect personal information such as your name, email address, and any other information you voluntarily provide through contact forms or other interactive features on the website.

Non-Personal Information

The site also collects non-personal information automatically when you visit the website, including your IP address, browser type, device information, and anonymous usage data. This information is collected through cookies, tags, and similar technologies.

Blog Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection is collected.

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.

Additionally, since roleplaying is a major theme of this project, please roleplay in the comments as if you are visiting the blog in the “time period” the blog post is from. Other comments can be sent to


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.

Use of Information

Personal Information

Your personal information may be used to respond to your inquiries, provide the services you request, send you updates, and other relevant communications, and improve our website’s functionality and user experience.

Non-Personal Information

Non-personal information is collected for the purpose of analyzing trends, administering the website, and gathering demographic information for internal use. This information helps improve the website and tailor it to better meet the needs of visitors.

Cookies and Tracking Technologies


The website uses cookies, which are small text files stored on your device to collect information about your browsing behavior. Cookies help improve your browsing experience and understand how you use the website.

If you leave a comment on the 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 the login page, a temporary cookie will be set 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, several cookies will be set up 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.

Data Security

The site employs industry-standard security measures to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. However, please be aware that no method of data transmission over the internet or electronic storage is completely secure, and absolute security cannot be guaranteed.

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.

Data Sharing

Third-Party Service Providers

Your personal and non-personal information may be shared with trusted third-party service providers, including but not limited to Google Analytics, Google Tag Manager, and Google Search Console, to help us analyze website usage, manage tags, and monitor website performance.

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

Legal Compliance

Your personal information may be disclosed if required to do so by law or in response to valid requests by public authorities (e.g., law enforcement agencies or regulatory authorities).

Data Retention

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so the blog 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), the personal information they provide is stored in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). The website administrator can also see and edit that information.

Your Rights

You have the right to access, correct, update, or delete any personal information the website holds about you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us using the information provided below.

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.

Children’s Privacy

The site does not knowingly collect personal information from children. If you are a parent or guardian and believe that your child has provided the website with personal information, please contact the email address below, and appropriate steps to remove that information from our systems will be taken.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

I reserve the right to update or modify this Privacy Policy at any time. Any changes will be effective immediately upon posting the revised Privacy Policy on our website. Your continued use of our website after the posting of any changes constitutes your acceptance of such changes.

Contact Information

If you have any questions, concerns, or requests regarding this Privacy Policy, please email

By using the website, you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agree to be bound by this Privacy Policy.