At My Modest Mama, we are dedicated to maintaining your trust and confidence when you visit the website. This is why we have created this Privacy Policy to inform you when and why we collect any personal information, how we use it, how it is kept secure, cookies, and more. Speaking of cookies, be sure to grab a few and read on.

Please read the following carefully to understand what happens to personal data that you choose to provide to us, or that we collect from you when you visit this site. By visiting you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this policy.

Last updated: 28th October 2020

Data Controller and Owner:

Sole Trader: Layla Hassanali
Company Name: My Modest Mama
Contact Email:


We may collect, store and use the following kinds of personal information about individuals who visit and use our website:

Information you supply to us. You may supply us with information about yourself by filling in forms on our website. This includes information you provide when you submit a contact/enquiry form, leave a comment, or subscribe to the newsletter. The information you give us may include your name and email address.

Information our website automatically collects about you. With regard to each of your visits to our website we may automatically collect information including the following:

  • technical information, including a truncated and anonymised version of your Internet protocol (IP) address, browser type and version, operating system and platform;
  • information about your visit, including what pages you visit, how long you are on the site, how you got to the site (including date and time); page response times, length of visit, what you click on, documents downloaded and download errors.


Sadly, not the chocolate chip kind. Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site.


We use the information in the following ways:

Information you supply to us. We will use this information:

  • to provide you with promotional information, such as newsletters
  • to notify you of a response to your comment or inquiry

Information we automatically collect about you. We will use this information:

  • to administer our site including troubleshooting and statistical purposes;
  • to improve our site to ensure that content is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer;
  • security and debugging as part of our efforts to keep our site safe and secure.

This information is collected anonymously and is not linked to information that identifies you as an individual. We use Google Analytics to track this information. Find out how Google uses your data at


Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the third party websites. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.

  • Google Analytics – this tracks Website usage and provides information such as user actions (bounce rate etc) or referring websites. Google Analytics can capture your IP address, but no other personal information is taken by them. For more information, please see Google Analytics’s Privacy Policy.
  • Mailchimp | Email Service Provider – this service is used for the newsletters you receive and we store your name and email address for this purpose. All emails from My Modest Mama has an option of opting-out of future mailings. For more information, please see MailChimps’s Privacy Policy.
  • Jetpack | Activity Tracking – Jetpack provides us with anonymous information regarding post and page views, search terms, outbound link clicks, and referring URLs. For more information, please see Jetpack’s Privacy Policy.
  • Akismet | Spam detection – Akismet helps to prevent any spam from appearing on the website by tracking the IP address of an individual to ensure it is not a robot. For more information, please see Akismet’s Privacy Policy.
  • Contact Form 7 | Contact Form Provider – this service is used for receipt of contact forms submitted by you. When you submit communication using one of the contact forms on this site, we obtain your name, email, and any other information you provide to us. This information is used only to communicate directly with you and receive notifications about your comment, and is never used for marketing purposes. For more information, please see Contact Form 7’s Privacy Policy.
  • SiteGround | Web Hosting Provider – SiteGround is a data processor. They own the servers where our customers’ data is stored, so they also have access to this data. SiteGround, as a web hosting provider, may occasionally need to process the data, whether manually (fixing a problem somewhere) or automatically (creating backups). You can read SiteGround’s full Privacy Policy here.


Affiliate Links

Awin | Affiliate Partner

Awin is a content-to-commerce platform, helping publishers monetise their editorial content. Awin will convert some of the links from this Website into affiliate links which creates a tracking cookie.

For more information, please see Awin’s Privacy Policy.

Amazon Affiliates 

Amazon associates is an affiliate advertising programme, helping publishers monetise their editorial content by linking to and affiliated sites. Amazon Services LLC Associates Program converts their links into affiliates links creating a tracking cookie.

For more information, please see Amazon Associates’ Privacy Policy.


We do not rent, sell or share personal information about you with other people, other third party applications, or non-affiliated companies. We will use all reasonable efforts to ensure that your personal data is not disclosed to regional/national institutions and authorities, unless required by law or other regulations.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.


You have the right to ensure that your personal data is being processed lawfully (“Subject Access Right”). Your subject access right can be exercised in accordance with data protection laws and regulations.

Opt-out – You may opt-out of future email communications by following the unsubscribe links in our emails. You may also notify me at to be removed from our mailing list.

Access – You may access the personal information we have about you by submitting a request to

Amend – You may contact us at to amend or update your personal information.

Forget – In certain situations, you may request that we erase or forget your personal data. To do so, please submit a request to

Please note that we may need to retain certain information for record keeping purposes when required by law.


This Privacy Policy is effective as of 4th April 2019 and any changes we may make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by e-mail! Please check back frequently to see any updates or changes to our privacy policy.


If you have any questions or requests regarding this privacy policy, please feel free to contact the team on with the subject PRIVACY POLICY.

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