Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy is meant to help you understand what information we collect, why we collect it, and how you can update, manage, export, and delete your information. We promise we never sell your data: never have, never will.

Definitions · Agreement to applicable policies #

Donald Jenkins is committed to protecting the privacy of visitors to this Website. We have established this Privacy Policy to explain what information we collect on this Website and how it is used, as well as the protections we afford your Personal Information.

This Privacy Policy is incorporated into the Terms for this Website. Your use of this Website means that you agree to the terms of both these documents.

Except as explained below, this Privacy Policy applies to our collection and handling of information about you that we receive as a result of your use of this Website This Policy also applies to information that we receive from our partners or other third parties.

This Privacy Policy, however, does not cover some situations where we may gather or process information. For example, some uses may be covered by separate privacy policies or sites or services run by third parties.

Because everyone (not just lawyers) should be able to easily understand how and why their information is collected and used, we use common language instead of more formal terms throughout this Privacy Policy. Here is a table of the key terms:

When we sayWe mean
Donald Jenkins we us ourDonald Jenkins, the private individual who owns and operates this Website
this WebsiteThe website and any other subdomains of the domain
you yourYou, regardless of whether you are an individual, group, or organization, and regardless of whether you are using this Website or any associated services on behalf of yourself or someone else.
this Policy this Privacy PolicyThis document, entitled the Donald Jenkins Privacy Policy.
Personal InformationInformation you provide us or information we collect from you in the context of your use of this Website that could be used to personally identify you. To be clear, while we do not necessarily collect all of the following types of information, we consider at least the following to be Personal Information if it can be used to identify you: (a) name, address, phone number, email address, username, password, identification number on government-issued ID, IP addresses, user-agent information, and credit card number; and; (b) when associated with an identifiable person, any sensitive data such as date of birth, gender, sexual orientation, racial or ethnic origins, marital or familial status, genetic and biometric data, medical conditions or disabilities, political affiliation, and religion.
third party third partiesIndividuals, entities, websites, services, products, and applications that are not controlled, managed, or operated by Donald Jenkins. This includes other users of this Website and independent organisations or groups who help maintain this Website or any other activities engaged in by Donald Jenkins, as well as volunteers, employees, directors, officers, grant recipients, and contractors of those organizations or groups.

Analytics data we collect #

We use Plausible Analytics, an open-source project dedicated to making web analytics more privacy-friendly, to gather aggregated information about visitors to this site without collecting any personal data or personally identifiable information, without using cookies and while respecting their privacy. You may take a look at the Plausible data policy for details on the information we do collect about you.

Because the privacy of our website visitors is important to us, we do not track any individual people. When a visitor is on the website:

  • no personal information is collected;
  • no information such as cookies is stored in the browser;
  • no information is shared with, sent to or sold to third-parties;
  • no information is shared with advertising companies;
  • no information is mined and harvested for personal and behavioral trends;
  • no information is monetized.

We run the Plausible Analytics script to collect some anonymous usage data for statistical purposes. The goal is to track overall trends in our website traffic, it is not to track individual visitors. All the data is in aggregate only, including referral sources, top pages, visit duration, information from the devices (device type, operating system, country and browser) used during the visit. No personal data is collected.

Other external service providers #

We use a select number of trusted external service providers for certain service offerings. These service providers are carefully selected and meet high data protection, data privacy and security standards.

We only share information with them that is required for the services offered and we contractually bind them to keep any information we share with them as confidential and to process personal data only according to our instructions.

Web host and data retention #

This Website is hosted by Cloudflare, a company that provides content delivery network services, cloud cybersecurity, and DDoS mitigation. All of the data that we collect is kept fully secured, encrypted and hosted on 100% renewable energy powered servers in San Francisco, CA, and other locations owned by Cloudflare. See the Cloudflare privacy policy for full details.

Emails #

Emails you send using the contact form #

When you write to us with a question or to ask for help, your message is processed by an email server operated on our behalf by Amazon SES, using our own domains. We keep that correspondence, which includes the email address, so that we have a history of past correspondences to reference if you reach out in the future. We use this data solely in connection with answering the queries we receive. See the Amazon AWS privacy policy for details.

We will also retain and use the above information as required for the purposes set out in this policy, and to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, enforce our agreements and protect Donald Jenkins’s legal rights.

Access to your data #

You have the right to access and edit your information at any time. On written request and subject to proof of identity, you can access any data pertaining to you that we hold at any time, using the contact form. You may all ask for any necessary corrections be made, where applicable, as authorized or required by law. And if you so request, all your data will be permanently and immediately deleted

California Civil Code Section §1798.83 permits users of the Site and/or Services who are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please send a message to us with ‘Request for California Privacy Information’ in the subject line or in the body of your message. We will provide the requested information to you in your email address in response.

If you wish to exercise any additional access rights provided to you under the GDPR, you may send a message to us or visit the European Commission’s page on Data Protection.

Changes and questions #

We may update this policy as needed to comply with relevant regulations and reflect any new practices. Whenever we make a significant change to our policies, we will also announce them on Donald Jenkins’s Twitter account.

I, Donald Jenkins, the owner of, personally drafted this privacy policy. If you have any questions, suggestions, or concerns regarding this Privacy Policy, please submit feedback.