Who we are
Our website address is: https://thefemaleprofessional.com. We are a platform created by women and for women to have a voice online and share their stories. The posts we host are written by female professionals across different disciplines.
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.
When you submit your email to any form on the website you are also agreeing to join our mailing list. This list is confidential. Your emails are not shared or sold to any other entity. The email list allows you to receive blog posts and regular updates on the Female Professional directly to your inbox. You may opt-out or unsubscribe at any time.
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.
Data regarding number of users, pages viewed and how long a reader remains on our site are collected through Google Analytics. This information is anonymous to the Female Professional. Data is collected for the purposes of studying trends and growth on the website.
Guest AuthorsThose that contribute posts to the site also have their information displayed on the articles within author boxes to give credit and help the reader understand where the writer is coming from. That information is never sent to another entity. The information placed within the author boxes is submitted by the writers themselves.
Who we share your data with
Your data collected from this site is never shared with any one.
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.