Effective Date: 11/22/2023

Website URL: https://firesidehacks.com

Who We Are

Fireside Hacks is a DIY home improvement blog focused on providing practical guides, tips, and advice for home repair and renovation enthusiasts.

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What Personal Data We Collect and Why


When visitors leave comments on the site, we collect the data shown in the comments form, the visitor’s IP address, and browser user agent string to help spam detection.


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.

Contact Forms

We use contact forms to communicate with our readers. Contact form submissions may be kept for customer service purposes, but the information is not used for marketing purposes.


Our website uses cookies to improve user experience. Types of cookies used include session cookies (for login and navigation), persistent cookies (for preferences and settings), and third-party cookies (for analytics and advertising).


We use third-party analytics tools to help us measure traffic and usage trends for the Service. The tools collect information sent by your browser as part of a web page request, including cookies and your IP address.

Who We Share Your Data With

Fireside Hacks does not share any personal data with anyone.

How Long We Retain Your Data

For users that register on our website, we 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.

Comments 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.

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.

Where Your Data Is Sent

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service. Your data is not transferred outside of the European Union.

Contact Information

For privacy-specific concerns, please contact us at [email protected].

Additional Information

How We Protect Your Data

We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you enter, submit, or access your personal information. This includes encryption and security best practices.

What Data Breach Procedures We Have in Place

In the event of a data breach, we have an internal protocol to assess the risks to your rights and freedoms and will notify you and any applicable regulator where we are legally required to do so.

What Third Parties We Receive Data From

Fireside Hacks does not receive data about users from third parties.

What Automated Decision Making and/or Profiling We Do with User Data

Our website does not make automated decisions or profile user data.

Industry Regulatory Disclosure Requirements

Not applicable.