First published: May 21, 2018
Last changed: January 17, 2021
About Coach Simona
The website is owned and operated by Coach Simona, an alias and trademark belonging to Simona Stoyanova, a citizen of the European Union (EU).
Coach Simona (hereinafter referred to as “we” or “us”) operates this website, which consists of the homepage and all of the sub-pages of the top-level domain name “coachsimona.com” (hereinafter referred to as the “Website”).
- You give your consent to the collection and processing of your personal data as described herein;
- You confirm that you are at least 16 years of age.
If you have subscribed to Coach Simona’s newsletter (and receive marketing communications on email as a result), you can opt-out by clicking the unsubscribe link in the footer of any of the emails you’ve received.
If you haven’t subscribed to the newsletter, you can opt-out from anonymized tracking by the services described below by enabling the “Do Not Track” option in your browser and/or installing the Google Analytics opt-out browser plugin.
How we secure your personal data
The security and protection of your personal data is important to us. We use as may commercially-acceptable and industry-standard ways to keep your personal data safe as possible.
This website is accessible through SSL/TLS connectivity with valid SSL/TLS certificates. Its current SSL/TLS certificate is issued by Comodo on September 23, 2017, and valid until September 24, 2019.
We try to collect as little personal data about you as possible, so as to provide you with your user experience. Though we use only verified third-party providers of functions and services that make this user experience possible, please be aware that no method of transmission or storage of personal data over the Internet is fully secure.
All computers and/or IT tools are username and password protected. No information about these usernames and passwords are provided to persons other than the owner or other persons in charge. No personal data is stored on the owner’s or other persons in charge’s (marketing, system administration) computers. No personal data is printed on paper.
What personal data we collect and why
You can use this website and access its publicly accessible information (e.g. blog posts, podcast episodes, etc.) for free and without registration.
When you comment on a blog post, you can opt-in to have your name, email address, and website (optional, only if you entered any) stored in a cookie. This option is by choice and for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. The cookie lasts for 12 months.
Akismet anti-spam service
We collect information about visitors who comment on Sites that use our Akismet anti-spam service. The information we collect depends on how the User sets up Akismet for the Site, but typically includes the commenter’s IP address, user agent, referrer, and Site URL (along with other information directly provided by the commenter such as their name, username, email address, and the comment itself).
Coach Simona has an email newsletter where she shares exclusive content for her subscribers. You can become a subscriber by entering your first name and email address in web forms, which you will find on different pop-ups and sections of this website.
To provide you with the email newsletter, we use ConvertKit, an email marketing service provided by ConvertKit, a company in the United States. ConvertKit collects your name, should you provide it on one of this website’s signup forms, and email address. ConvertKit also collects data about the date and time that subscribers open an email, as well as if they click on a link and/or image.
We use web analytics to collect and analyze web traffic. This enables us to better understand our audience and provide you with an improved user experience over time.
To opt-out from having your data collected and processed by Google Analytics, you can install the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on from https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
We use Calendly, an appointment booking service provided by Calendly, LLC, to enable you to book time slots for coaching sessions with Coach Simona. Calendly collects your name, email address, phone number and/or Skype account. We need this information so that we can call you for your coaching session.
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. YouTube videos, Libsyn podcast episodes, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if you have visited the other website.
Who we share your personal data with
Just like most companies, we work with third-party service providers which provide us important functions or services that allow us to help you simplify your life. We need to disclose or collect certain data from them from time to time so that these functions or services can be provided.
We use PayPal, an online payments service provided by PayPal (Europe) Ltd., to process online payments when you purchase a coaching package on this website.
To open a PayPal account or use the PayPal Services, you must provide your name, address, phone number, and email address. To make payments through the PayPal Services, you must provide credit card, debit card or bank account information.
We do not store any of the information you enter on PayPal on our servers. When you make a payment, your name, address, phone number, and/or email address, as well as the transaction ID, invoice ID, payment date, and payment status are visible to us. Your credit card, debit card or bank account information is not visible to us.
What rights you have over your data
We comply with the European Union (EU)’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). This means that you can request to receive an export of your personal data or to have it deleted.
If you have left comments on this site, 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.
To request to receive your personal data or to have your personal data deleted, please refer to the Contacts section.
The owner of this website and the data controller is Simona Stoyanova, a citizen of the European Union (EU) and of Bulgarian nationality.
In case of questions or requests, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.