Privacy Policy

Updated January 8, 2022

We Respect Your Privacy and its sister site are committed to respecting your privacy if you visit this site. This page outlines our privacy policy.

It is optional for you to share any personal information with us. You are free to read either site without telling us who you are. That applies to both the wedding directory and the blog sections of the site.

Information you share with us will not be revealed to outside parties or used for any other purpose unless you grant specific permission, or legal authorities require us to disclose it. and may share general information with partners and advertisers (example: how many visitors, what they seem to be interested in). This will not be linked to personally identifiable information that could identify individual visitors.

Email Addresses

We’ll need your email address if you wish to create an account or join our newsletter.

Each newsletter will tell you how to unsubscribe if you want to stop getting our mailings or need to change your email address.

We will not share your email address with outside parties, period, unless required by legal authorities.


Our web pages and emails often contain links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or business practices of other sites.

If you visit other sites, we encourage you to check their privacy policy before you share any personal information with them.


Cookies are small data files (“a few bytes”) stored on your hard drive. and use cookies to make some functions operate better. We do not use cookies to store personally identifiable information.

Some of our advertisers or other partners may use cookies. We have no access to or control over cookies created by other sites.

Log Files and Analytics

We examine our log files and analytics (Google Analytics) to see where visitors go in the site, analyze trends, and gather general information for aggregate use. This helps us improve the site to meet your interests, and promote it more effectively.

We do not link IP addresses to any personally identifiable information.


We may occasionally invite visitors to share information or opinions with us. It’s optional to participate, and if we share the results of surveys with anyone outside our own staff we’ll tell you that before we collect your comments. Individual comments will not be linked to personal information.

Survey information and user comments help us improve this site.

Notification of Changes

If we make substantive changes to our privacy policy, we will update this page and notify existing newsletter subscribers by email. They can choose whether to remove their information from our files (unsubscribe).

This privacy policy statement will always be accessible from the home page. We will keep this page up to date so visitors are always able to learn what information we collect, how we use it, and when, if ever, we disclose it to outside parties.


We take every precaution to protect the information that our visitors share with us and keep it private. No one will be granted access to personally identifiable information unless it is needed to perform specific jobs.

Everyone at and is instructed about the importance of our visitors’ trust, the value we place on privacy, and what they are expected to do to ensure our visitors’ information is protected.


On Our Blog

The the main wedding directory and the blog section of the site run on different software so some details are different between them. The following applies to the blog, which resides at:

Personal data we collect and why we collect it


When visitors leave comments on the blog 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 upload images to the website, avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.


If you leave a comment on our blog you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so you do not have to fill in your details again if you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit the blog’s login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

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

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

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

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.

For users who register on our blog (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also 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 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.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Thank you for reading all of this!