Who we are
Our website address is: https://spiritshines.com/.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
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.
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.
If you use a contact for on the website we will retain your submission for a certain period for customer service purposes (i.e. to reply to any query or request you may have made), but we do not typically use the information submitted through the standard contact form for marketing purposes.
If you choose to become a subscriber using our ‘pop up’ form then we may periodically send you updates, links to articles and new offers made through the website or the shop/store and/or information about any relevant ‘subscriber only’ discounts and incentives.
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 have an account and you log in to this site, 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.
Who we share your data with
By default spirit|shines does not share any personal data with anyone. However, when you purchase an item through our e-commerce platform your provided data will be used by any third-party provider we may employ to supply and ship said product/s. They should only use the provided information to enure effective expediting of your order.
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
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 always contact us if you have any queries via our online form, but if you prefer you can email us directly at: theadmins @ spiritshines.com or write to:
Quinta de Cima
Vale de Prazeres
Privacy page published 4 December 2020, subject to update as required at any time.