Who we are

Our website address is: https://bothpathstaken.com.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it


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.

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.


This website uses Google Analytics to analyze this website. Google Analytics uses first-party cookies to report on visitor (you) interactions on this website. Users may disable cookies or delete and individual cookie (Reference: Google Analytics). Click here for more information on how Google uses your data.

Who we share your data with


If you join our mailing list you are agreeing to Mailchimps terms of service. Both Paths Taken uses Mailchimp to send out automated emails to its subscribers. By entering your name and email address you are agreeing to Mailchimp’s terms of service. For information on how they youse you data can be found by clicking here, and scrolling to the Privacy for Contacts section.

Google Analytics

Google Analytics collects a user’s IP address to provide information on this website’s users. This helps maintain the website, and ensures it reaches bothpathstaken.com target market. This includes but is not limited to: 

  1. Demographics 
  2. Interests
  3. Geography, such as location information.
  4. Technology, such as what browser you use when accessing the website.
  5. Mobile information such as what kind of device is used to access the website. 
  6. Acquisition Data, This is how you linked to the website.
  7. Behavioural Data, which is how you interact with the website.

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 register on our website (if any), we also 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.

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.

Your contact information

You can reach me through the contact for on bothpathstaken.com

Additional information

Changes to the Privacy Policy 

Bothpathstaken.com reserves the right to make changes to this privacy policy at any time without any notice.