Please review this privacy policy in detail to get a better understanding of how your information is collected and used.  By using and/or submitting data to this website, you agree to the terms of this privacy policy.

Collection of Data

Information is collected via the following – entering in a giveaway, purchasing a product or service online, subscribing to a newsletter, commenting on a blog post or filling out a form.


Use of Data

The data collected is used for e-mail marketing purposes (MailChimp), storage on the site’s web hosting server, and to analyze content performance and site analytics through Google Analytics.  Items such as name, email address and IP addresses may be collected.

Personal data that is collected through this site will not be given or sold to any third party. Through the web host, daily backups are conducted for site security purposes but data is not given or sold to anyone.   The use of cookies can be turned off at any time by modifying your Internet browser’s settings. HoldTheLectin is not responsible for the republishing of the content found on this blog on other Web sites or media without the owner’s permission. This privacy policy is subject to change without notice.


Use of Cookies

The majority of internet browsers contain “cookies”. In short, a cookie is a type of small file that is used by browsers to store information about a user’s interaction with a site.  You can have the option of receiving a notification about cookies or you can opt to turn off all cookies, which is down via your browser settings.  This site uses WordPress and external plugins which in turn use cookies.


External Links

This site contains links that direct the user to other websites.  From time to time, third-party products and services are included on the site. HoldTheLectin has no control and is not in any way responsible for the privacy policies or collection of personal data from those sites.


Protection/Deletion of Data

Online payments are processed via a gateway provider. The associated information with online payments is not stored or processed on our servers. At any time you may request the deletion of personal data from the site. However, personal information may still be available through the daily backups conducted by the web hosting service provider.



Hold The Lectin reserves the right to modify this policy at any time without any notice. Check back here on a regular basis for the most recent updates. If you do not agree with this policy or any changes that are made to it, please discontinue the use of this website. Please do not hesitate to contact the site owner: for any questions relating to this Privacy Policy.