Who we are

The Plain Blonde (“us”, “we”, “our”) values your privacy and we are committed to protecting it. This privacy policy describes what information we may collect from you on (hereinafter the “website”) and how it may be used. 

By visiting and using our website, you consent to our privacy policy and agree to its terms.

What personal information we collect

Information you voluntarily submit to our website:
While using our website, you may provide certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you. Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to your name, email address, phone number, address, credit card information when you make a purchase on the website. This information is collection when you subscribe to a newsletter, leave a comment, register on the site or make a purchase.

Automatically collected information about you:
Like many other websites, we automatically collect information about you and the device you use when you access and use our website through log data and Google Analytics. This may include information such as your Internet Protocol (“IP”) Address, Internet Service Provider (ISP), device information, browser type and history, information about your location, the pages you visit, links clicked and other general information about your actions when using the website.

How we use personal information

We may use the information collected to:

  • Operate, maintain, update and improve the website to better serve you;
  • Respond to your questions and comments;
  • Provide you with and target advertising tailored to your interests;
  • Send you news, updates and promotions;
  • Detect, protect and investigate any unauthorized or unlawful activities.


We use cookies and similar technologies to analyze information about you, track your movements on the website and collect information about you. This is done in order to deliver and personalize the content and experiences you receive. Cookies are small data files that sent to your browser from a website and are stored on your device or computer. 

At any time, you have the option to turn off cookies in your browser settings. If you choose to do so, some features on this website may not function properly.

Cookies we use and its purpose:

  • Strictly Necessary Cookies: These cookies are essential in order for you to be able to use features on our website, such as logging in and setting your privacy preferences.
  • Functionality Cookies: These cookies allow a website to store preferences, such as remembering your email address and name when leaving a comment, so that you do not have to re-enter it next time you leave a comment. These cookies will be stored for a maximum of 12 months.
  • Performance/Analytics cookies: These cookies collect information about how you use a website, such as the pages you visited, and which links you clicked on. The information these cookies collect cannot be used to identify you and are all aggregated and anonymous.
  • Marketing/Advertising Cookies: These cookies are used to track your online activity in order to deliver advertisements that are personalized to your interests. They are also used to limit the amount of times you see an ad. These cookies may be placed on the website by third party advertising networks that we work with. 

Third Party Links and Use

We may use the services of third parties on our website. These third parties all have their own privacy policies and our privacy policy does not apply to, and we cannot control the activities of, such third parties. 

Affiliate Program Participations: This website may engage in affiliate marketing by embedding, offering or advertising third party links, products or services on our website.

Google Analytics: We may use Google Analytics to track how you use our website. Google Analytics uses cookies to measure the number of visitors on our website, which pages are visited and how often, and how long pages are visited. You can find more information on how Google uses data here or visit their privacy policy. If you wish to opt-out of tracking by google, you can do so here.

Google Adsense: We may use Google Adsense advertising or any other third party advertising to provide you with advertisements when you visit the website. In order to provide personalized advertisements to you, these third parties use cookies. You can find more information in their privacy policy.

Mailchimp: We may use Mailchimp to manage email marketing subscriber lists and to deliver newsletters or email updates to our subscribers. You can find more information in their privacy policy.

Embedded content: Articles on this website 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.

Disclosure of your personal information

In general, we do not disclose your personal data to third parties without your consent. However, personal information about you is sometimes provided to our trusted third parties in order to provide you with products or services offered on this website or to operate this website and enhance your customer experience (such as an email marketing provider). 

In addition, we may disclose your information when required by law. We may also disclose your personal information in the case of a merger, acquisition or consolidation to the acquiring party.

What rights you have over your personal data

Under the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), you have the following rights with regards to your personal data:

1. Right to be informed: you have the right to be informed about how we are going to use your personal data. We do this through this privacy policy;
2. Right to access: you have the right to access the data about you that we hold;
3. Right to rectification: you have the right to rectify your personal data;
4. Right to erasure: you have the right to request us to delete the data that we hold about you;
5. Right to restrict processing: you have the right to restrict how we process your personal data;
6. Right to data portability: you have the right to receive your personal data and reuse your personal data;
7. Right to object: you have the right to object to the processing of your data;
8. Right to lodge a complaint: you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority;
9. Right to withdraw consent: you have the right to withdraw consent for our processing of your personal data.

We collect only data that are necessary to fulfill our obligation with you.If you would like to access your personal data, have them deleted or make a rectification to them, please contact us at


On our website, you have the option to subscribe to our email list. If you subscribe to our email list, we may send you newsletters, promotional offers, and any other information that links to our website.

At any time, you have the opportunity to unsubscribe or opt out from email communication should you wish to do so. This can be done by following the unsubscribe link in our emails or by sending an email to


We value the security of your personal information and do our best to protect it. However, we cannot 100% guarantee the security of your information. Our website has an SSL certificate, meaning that all exchanged information is encrypted, and we use a secure communication (HTTPS) to transmit information.

Children’s Privacy

We believe that it is important to protect the privacy of children online. The content and information on this website is intended for individuals over the age of 16. We do not knowingly collect or use any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13. If a parent or guardian believes that we have collected personal information from a child under the age of 13, please contact us at janine@theplainblonde.comto have that information deleted.

Privacy Policy Updates

This privacy policy is effective from November 1st 2019. From time-to-time, we may change and update this privacy policy and you are responsible for regularly visiting this page to check for updates to this policy.

Your continued use of the website after posting any modifications to the Privacy Policy on this page will constitute your acknowledgment of the modifications and your consent to abide and be bound by the modified Privacy Policy.


If you have any questions or comments about this privacy policy, please contact us at