Who we are

Seletvanille.com is a personal blog written and edited by Blanka, the owner and founder. For questions about this blog, please contact me.


When visitors leave comments on the site, 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. The email address you submit may be used to:

  • To respond to any comments that you have submitted or other inquiries
  • To provide you with general support and assistance as you request

We don’t share any personally identifying information publicly or with third-parties, except when required to by law.

Information collected by other sources: We may receive data about you as a user from other sources. For instance, if any third-party software is used on the site, they may transfer such information to us as agreed.

You are free to refuse our request for your personal information, with the understanding that we may be unable to provide you with some of your desired services.

Your continued use of our website will be regarded as acceptance of our practices around privacy and personal information. If you have any questions about how we handle user data and personal information, feel free to contact us.

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: https://automattic.com/privacy/. 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, you should 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 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 last for one year.

If you visit our 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, 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.


When you use this website, we automatically collect information about the devices you use to do so (e.g., computers, tablets, mobile phones, etc.) using Google’s free web tracking tool Google Analytics. We collect non-personally identifiable information about your device and use of the website in order to identify problems and improve the blog.

Google Analytics & advertising cookies may or may not be used.

Visitors of seletvanille.com can opt-out of the Google Analytics Advertising Features via Ads Settings, Ad Settings for mobile apps, or any other available means (for example, the NAI’s consumer opt-out).

Google Analytics uses web cookies, which are small text files placed on your device to store information about your use of that website. We may use cookies to save your preferences in order to tailor the experience to you.

The blog uses Google Analytics and other third-party web metrics tools to better understand how our audience uses the website and to approximate our website visitors’ demographics and interests. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You can prevent Google Analytics from recognizing you on return visits to this website by using the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on.  Also, you can manage your settings for these cookies and opt-out of this feature by updating your Google Ads Setting.  By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

Contact forms

By using a contact form on this site, you voluntarily agree to submit your name & email address to be contacted by the website owner or other administrator. Any and all personal data, name, email address and all other information provided in the message box, is collected. Personal data will not be used for purposes other than to respond to your query accordingly. Personal data (name & email) is only stored for as long as needed to fully respond and complete the request. Once the request is satisfied, your information may be stored for customer service purposes, but the information will not be used for marketing or any other purpose.

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

If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.

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 that register on our website (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.