Site Disclosures and Privacy Policy

Site information

Name: Vintage HQ

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What personal data is collected and why it is collected

As with most websites personal data may be collected from users and site visitors. Depending on what tasks are being completed on the site or what plugins may be used, etc. this may include personal data, such as name, email address, personal account preferences, transactional data such as purchase information (if applicable) and technical data such as cookie information. Personal data can be generated from technical processes such as contact forms, comments, cookies, analytics, and third party embeds.


If/when visitors are allowed an avenue to leave comments on a site when visitors do leave comments data shown in the comments form is collected, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string may be collected 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 may be visible to the public in the context of your comment.


All uploaded files are usually publicly accessible. If/when you’re allowed an avenue to upload images to a website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website may be able to download and extract any location data from images on a website.

Contact forms

If/when any contact forms are used on a website similar data may be collected/used in similar methods. If a contact form plugin is used personal data is captured when someone submits the form.


If/when you’re allowed an avenue to leave a comment on a 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 generally last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to a site, a temporary cookie may be set to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie should contain no personal data and should be discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, several cookies will also most likely be set up to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies generally last for two days, and screen options cookies generally last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will most likely persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies should be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will most likely be saved in your browser. This cookie should include no personal data and generally will simply indicate the post ID of the article you just edited. It should expire after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on a site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites generally 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 tracing your interaction with the embedded content (for example if you have an account and are logged in to that website).


Many web hosting accounts collect some anonymous analytics data. At some point there may also be plugins installed on a site that provides analytics services in some way.

Who your data is shared with

Third party providers with whom site data is shared with generally includes partners, cloud-based services, payment processors, and third party service providers. Not all links on the site are affiliate/advertising links but the site will bring information regarding products, services, etc. This information may, at times, be brought to you via methods like affiliate programs and/or other means of advertising. This site is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for to earn fees by linking to and affiliated sites. If these methods are used the link would send you to one of the advertisers’ sites or affiliate companies’ sites but using the provided link allows information to be gathered to let them know it was that sent you. And, as an Amazon Associate, if you happen to make a purchase with them, etc., may earn a fee from them (on qualifying purchases) for referring you. This site is also a participant in the Apple iTunes Affiliate Program (The Apple logo, iPhone®, iPod touch®, iPad®,  and iTunes Store® are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries and anything used on this site is directly from the affiliate tools provided. See more at These sites should be using the correct and standard web practices to track the performance of the site’s marketing efforts but no personally identifiable information is supposed to be collected in the process (however check with each website for their policies as they are separate from this site and identifiable information you provide on their site is different from the aforementioned).

How long your data is retained

If you are at any point allowed to leave a comment on the site and choose to do so, the comment and its metadata could be retained indefinitely. This may be so follow-up comments might be recognized and approved more automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on the website (if any), the personal information you provide in your user profile may also be stored. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators may also be able to 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 make contact regarding personal data held about you. However, the site is obliged to keep certain data for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where your data is sent

A site’s web host is involved in its data. Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Contact information

For privacy-specific concerns please contact directly via Facebook.

(Privacy policy guide provided by Automattic and edited for this website)