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Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Please read these terms of use carefully before you start to use the site. By using our site, you indicate that you accept these terms of use and that you agree to abide by them. If you do not agree to these terms of use, please refrain from using our site.

This Privacy Policy describes how your personal information is collected, used, and shared when you visit or make a purchase from https://selfcareforblackgirls.com/ (the “Site”).

What personal data we collect and why we collect it


We do our best to maintain security, but there are some things that are out of our control. For example the contact forms, is similar to sending traditional email in that they could be hacked/stolen, etc. If this happens and we are made aware of it will attempt to contact all impacted. You can be removed from our email list at anytime by contacting us. If you have a listing on Self Care for Black Girls Collective and you lapse on payment, we’ll deactivate the listing and keep it archived for you (up to a year). If you want us to delete your listing completely, please contact us through email. We do not collect any information for sale to third parties. We only collect information we need to perform regular site functions and maintenance (such as analytics), and to deliver our service to users.


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.

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.

Contact forms


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.

We collect Device Information using the following technologies:

– “Cookies” are data files that are placed on your device or computer and often include an anonymous unique identifier.
Some of the ways cookies are used on our site include the following:
-to check to see if your browser supports cookies
-To keep you logged into the site if you are a registered member.
-To collect statistics about users, such as time spent on the site, and numbers of new users vs. returning users.
More information about cookies, and how to disable cookies

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.


Where our site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from you using them. When accessing a site via our website we advise you to check their terms of use and privacy policies to ensure compliance and determine how they may use your information.


Who we share your data with

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 select to register on our website, we also store the personal information provided in user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (only expectation at this time is username cannot be changed). 

Remember we need to share your Personal Information which you select to share with third parties to help us use your Personal Information.

Resources to review to understand when we may analyze your data. 

Google Analytics and Jetpack are examples of how it is used with our customers use the Site.
Read more about how Google uses your Personal Information
Read more about how Jetpack uses your Personal Information.
You can also opt-out of Google Analytics

Finally, if we share your Personal Information know that is to comply with applicable laws and regulations, to respond to a subpoena, search warrant or other lawful request for information we receive, or to otherwise protect our rights.

You may choose not to provide us with any Personal Information. In such an event, you can still access and use much of the site; however you will not be able to access and use those portions of the site that require your personal 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.


The materials contained on our site are provided for general information purposes only and do not claim to be or constitute legal or other professional advice and shall not be relied upon as such.

We do not accept any responsibility for any loss which may arise from accessing or reliance on the information on this site. And to the fullest extent permitted by the law, we exclude all liability for loss or damages direct or indirect arising from use of this site.


Access to our site is permitted on a temporary basis, and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the service we provide on our site without notice (see below). We will not be liable if for any reason our site is unavailable at any time or for any period.


We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our site, and in the material published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.

You may print a copy and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our site for your personal reference and you may draw the attention of others within your organization to material posted on our site.

You must not modify the materials you have printed or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences, or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.

Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of material on our site must always be acknowledged.

You must not use any part of the materials on our site for commercial purposes without obtaining a license to do so from us or our licensors.
If you print, copy or download any part of our site in breach of these terms of use, your right to use our site will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.

If you believe your intellectual property rights have been infringed by our website content, please contact us by email or by writing the address below. 

Additional information

-Contact Forms

The primary purpose of Self Care for Black Girls Collective is to connect Black women to those that impact healing journeys i.e.. Black therapists, reiki and energy healers, yoga teachers and other in wellness.. As such, the exchange of information between providers and prospective clients is an integral part of the site’s function. Selfcareforblacgirls.com includes the ability for users to contact wellness provider and other services via a contact form that is placed on each listing. This contact form acts as a form of email communication between the user and the provider. These messages are sent directly to the provider (s) and the content of these messages are not collected or stored by Selfcareforblackgirls.com.

-Payment Information

We use all third party platforms to process payments made to us. Therefore we do not collect or store any of your credit card, debit, or checking account numbers, or any other payment account information. The payment related information we do collect is limited to your name, address, and other information needed to identify you. All other information regarding payment methods are handled by third parties and Selfcareforblackgirls.com does not have access to any of this information.

When you place an order through the Site, we will maintain your Order Information for our records unless and until you ask us to delete this information. We also retain data related to your listing and the information contained in it.

The Site is not intended for individuals under the age of 16.

We may update this privacy policy from time to time in order to reflect, for example, changes to our practices or for other operational, legal or regulatory reasons. If we make changes to this privacy policy we will email all registered users with details and place a notification on our front page for at least 30 day following the changes.

For more information about our privacy practices, if you have questions, or if you would like to make a complaint, please contact us by e-mail at info@rswellness.org.