a year of june

savoring sunshine all year long

Privacy Policy

Your privacy is very important to me, and I/A Year of June have a few fundamental principles that I follow on this site:

  • I don’t ask you for personal information unless I truly need it.
  • I don’t share your personal information with anyone except to comply with the law, or protect my rights.
  • I don’t store personal information on a server unless required for the ongoing operation of this site.

A Year of June’s policy is to respect your privacy regarding any information that may be collected while operating this website.

Website Visitors

Like most website operators, A Year of June collects non-personally identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. A Year of June’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how visitors use this website.

A Year of June also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged-in users and for users leaving comments on our blogs. A Year of June only discloses logged-in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that blog commenter IP addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog where the comment was left.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Certain visitors to A Year of June choose to interact with A Year of June in ways that require A Year of June to gather personally identifying information. The amount and type of information that A Year of June gathers depend on the nature of the interaction. For example, I ask visitors who comment on my blog to provide a username and email address. For those who wish to receive updates via email, I collect their email addresses. In each case, I collect such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with A Year of June. A Year of June does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. Visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.

Aggregated Statistics

A Year of June may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to this website. For instance, A Year of June may monitor the most popular pages on the site or use spam screened by the Akismet service to help identify spam. A Year of June may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, A Year of June does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

A Year of June will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors, and affiliated organizations, as described above, A Year of June discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order, or other governmental requests, or when A Year of June believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of A Year of June, third parties or the public at large. A Year of June takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration, or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.


A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. A Year of June uses cookies to help identify and track visitors, their usage of the A Year of June website, and their website access preferences. A Year of June visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using this website, with the drawback that certain features of this website may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

Business Transfers

If A Year of June, or substantially all of its assets were acquired, or in the unlikely event that A Year of June goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that are transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur and that any acquirer of A Year of June may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.


Ads appearing on any of our websites may be delivered to users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This Privacy Policy covers the use of cookies by A Year of June and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.


Comments and other content submitted to Akismet anti-spam service are not saved on our servers unless they were marked as false positives, in which case we store them long enough to use them to improve the service to avoid future false positives.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, A Year of June may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and at A Year of June’s sole discretion. A Year of June encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such a change.

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