This Privacy Policy was last updated 13th December, 2019.

The purpose of this Privacy Policy is to disclose what data this website collects, manages, or stores, and what steps we are taking to ensure your privacy.

Who owns this site? ( is owned and managed by Sylvia Heike, a writer living in Finland. The site uses secure https connection and is located on a Dreamhost server in the United States.

What personal data do we collect and why?

We collect some user information (name, email address, message) via the Contact form (see “Contact form”). None of that information is ever shared to any third party.

This website also uses Google Analytics to measure viewership. Google uses cookies to track user activity on our site (see “Google Analytics”).

Contact form

The Contact form collects data given by the user. This data is sent to our email box where it is safely stored. Contact form submissions are not stored on this website, nor is the information used for any purpose other than to communicate between the user and the owner.

When using the Contact form to send a message, the user’s IP address and user agent string may be collected for spam-prevention purposes.


This website uses the following cookies:
– Google/Google Analytics.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics to measure viewership.

Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. You can also opt-out from being tracked by Google Analytics by downloading and installing Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Addon for your current web browser:

Who do we share your data with?

No one.

How long do we retain your data?

If you send a message via the Contact form, the message and its metadata may be retained indefinitely.

What rights do you have over your data?

You can request that we remove your message and 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.


For further information contact us via the Contact form.