This policy was last updated on 24/05/18.
Your privacy is important to Chitenge Stories. The policy below outlines how your personal information is collected and how it is used when you use our website.
About Chitenge Stories.
Founded in 2017 and based in Zambia, Chitenge Stories is an independently operated blog run by Diana Siame. This website mainly shares DIY online tools that one can use for their blog or creative business.
How Information is Collected
Here is how your information is collected on Chitenge Stories :
if you subscribe to the newsletter
if you leave a comment on the blog
through website cookies and log files
through Google Analytics
If you decide to join the newsletter via any of the many sign up forms located throughout this website,your first name and email address are required. We require your email address in order to send you the emails. and we require your first name so that my emails to you will include a friendly personalized note.
At the bottom of every email I send, you will find a link to unsubscribe. You may unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time. If you are having trouble unsubscribing or would like to be removed from the newsletter, then simply send me an email at email@example.com asking to be removed.
I currently use MailChimp as my email service provider. Your data is collected and then passed to them. Tags are used within MailChimp to track your actions and page visits so that future emails can be better tailored to meet your needs.
Currently, I send a minimum of one email per month. However, I will occasionally email you about products and other promotions that may be relevant to your interests.
Your email and name are never sold or given away to a third party.
All emails you receive are CAN-SPAM compliant. At the bottom of every email, you will find information on how to contact the sender, as well as information on how to unsubscribe.
Love something you read on my blog? Then leaving a comment is a great way to do that! I personally love hearing your feedback. If you choose to leave a comment on a blog post, then please be aware that the comment is then public and visible to anyone who reads the comment section. Your email address is never shared or disclosed, but your name and comment will be visible to others.
It is highly recommended that you avoid leaving detailed personal information in your comments.
I reserve the right to remove comments deemed as inappropriate, threatening, profane, or spammy without notice.
Cookies store user-specific information into a log. I use the following cookies on Chitenge Stories.
Google Analytics (for tracking website traffic and user behavior): Read how their cookies work
MailChimp (for email tracking):
Chitenge Stories uses Google Analytics to track website performance and user behavior. It provides information on pageviews, referral sources, and other valuable information that helps me adapt the content I write for this website. Google Analytics does capture anonymous data about location, age, gender, and interests, but I have no way to connect that information and specifically identify you. Google Analytics may also capture your IP address as you make your way around this website. User and event data is retained for 26 months and then is automatically deleted. You can read more about that here.
Social Media Privacy
Chitenge Stories uses various social media platforms. Chitenge Stories. is not responsible for what you post on Chitenge Stories social media channels.
If you are under 16 years old, you must first have parental permission before using our website or entering personal information.
You have the right to access your personal data and know how it is being processed. Hopefully, the policy above adequately explains how your data is used.
Personal information will not be transferred unless we are legally obligated to do so. If you would like your information to be removed from our systems, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. You can request to be removed at any time.
Chitenge Stories contains links to other websites. As such, Chitenge Stories is not responsible for the privacy policies of other websites or the third party applications it uses.