Privacy Policy

This website ( collects personally identifiable information only in order function smoothly and to create or enhance our relationship with you.

What personal date 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.

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.


If you subscribe to the Ladies of the Muse newsletter, it is managed by a third party (MailerLite). Data will not be sold or made available to any third parties, and you may opt out at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link available at the bottom of every newsletter.


Cookies are small bits of information that the website places on your device. Cookies enable the website to remember your actions and preferences on the site and enable website to make your visits more enjoyable. You can set your web browser to warn you each time a cookie is being sent or to refuse cookies completely. You can also delete cookies from your web browser at any time.

Links and Embedded Content

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.

Who we share your data with:

We will not use the personal data you provide to us for purposes different from the purpose for which it was submitted, or share your information with third parties that are not affiliated with unless we obtain your permission.

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.

If you sign up for our newsletter, the information you provide will be retained until you unsubscribe from the newsletter.

What rights you have over your data:

If you 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.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact