Privacy Policy

Who we are

We are Happy Bookkeeping. Our website address is:

Here’s the details on what we collect

the web is byzantine, here's a rube goldberg machineThe web is byzantine and complicated, so normal precautions apply. Our privacy policy is to collect the minimum amount of data required for the functioning of the website. However, some data is by necessity retained.

Personal Data: This site collects limited amounts of personal data. The data is created by the user’s interactions with this website and also by technical processes such as contact forms, comments, cookies, analytics, and third party embeds. We try to keep data collected to a minimum, and user data is generally discarded after a year.

Forms: Contact forms or other forms contained in this site are all voluntary. Data collected through these forms is retained for further use (as requested in the form) and your IP address will be logged. Unless you have specifically opted into a marketing service on this site, your information will not be used for marketing purposes. We retain form submissions for a year for customer service purposes.

Comments: Visitors to our site may voluntarily leave comments and all data from the comments for are retained as well as the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection. If you use Gravatar your information from that service may also be collected or displayed.

Cookies: Comments may allow your information to be retained via cookies, which will be retained for one year. Other cookies set by this site are set by plugins, social media accounts, web hosting and analytics. We will supply, upon request, the name of each associated entity which is generating cookies on this site.

Media: Any images uploaded to this site should avoid using embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included as visitors to this website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Marketing: If you choose to opt into a marketing effort in our website, such as a newsletter, your information may be sent to a third party for processing and further communication. We will supply, upon request, the name and privacy policy of that third party for your review.

Affiliates: We do not generally receive data from third parties for marketing efforts, including advertisers, but may link to affiliate sites. Those affiliates receive information about your interaction with this site.

Embedded content: This site includes embedded content from third parties (videos, images, articles, and similar) which will behave in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website. These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed tracking, or otherwise record and/or monitor your interactions with this site or other sites, particularly if you are logged into that website.

Links: This website contains links to other websites which are not within our control and may have follow privacy, security or accessibility policies. Once you link to another site, you are subject to the policies of that site.

Data Protection: We protect your data by running information received through spam filters and through the use of HTTPS and other methods of encryption. We maintain updated versions of WordPress and plugins as required, and keep track of security updates for the products we use. In general, we are proponents of internet data privacy, and do our best to not be intrusive and to respect your right to privacy on the internet.