Privacy Policy

Last updated: June 7th, 2024

1. Introduction

Welcome to The Party Planner ( We are committed to protecting your personal data and respecting your privacy. This Privacy Policy outlines our data processing practices and your rights under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and other applicable laws.

2. Information We Collect

a. Information You Provide to Us:

  • Inquiry Submissions: When you submit an inquiry through our forms, we collect details such as your name, email address, phone number, and any other information you provide.
  • Email, phone and instant messaging interactions: When you contact us via email, phone, or instant messaging, we collect the information you provide during these interactions, which may include your name, email address, phone number, and any other details relevant to your inquiry or service request.
  • Review Submissions: When you leave a review, we collect your name, email address, star rating, and review title. The email is used to reach out for permission to make typographical corrections, if necessary. The email is not displayed on the site.
  • Event Planning Services: When you book our event planning services, we collect information such as your name, contact details, event details (including date, number of guests, and vendors involved), and any specific requests or preferences you have.

b. Information Collected Automatically:

  • Google Analytics: We use Google Analytics to gather data about your interactions with our website, including IP address, browser type, referring/exit pages, and timestamps of visits.
  • Inquiry Submissions: When you submit information through our inquiry forms, we may collect additional data such as IP address and timestamp of form submissions.

3. Legal Basis for Processing

We process your personal data based on the following legal grounds:

  • Consent: When you provide us with personal data via inquiry forms, email, phone, instant messaging interactions, review submissions, or event planning services.
  • Legitimate Interests: For improving our website, responding to inquiries and reviews, and managing our event planning services.

4. How We Use Your Information

We use the information we collect for various purposes:

  • To Improve Our Website: Analyzing usage data to enhance the functionality and user experience of our site.
  • To Respond to Inquiries and Reviews: Using your contact information to respond to questions or requests submitted through our forms and to manage review content.
  • To Provide Event Planning Services: Using your information to deliver our event planning services, including communication regarding your event and showcasing our portfolio with your permission.
  • To Coordinate with Vendors: Sharing your name and contact details with other vendors involved in your event to ensure seamless delivery of services.

5. Sharing and Disclosure of Information

We do not share, sell, rent, or trade your personal information with third parties except as necessary to coordinate event planning services. All collected information is used solely for the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy.

6. Data Security

We implement appropriate technical and organizational measures to safeguard your personal data from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. However, no method of internet transmission or electronic storage is entirely secure.

7. Cookies and Tracking Technologies

Our website uses cookies and similar tracking technologies to enhance your browsing experience and collect usage data. You can control cookie preferences through your browser settings.

8. Your Rights

You have the following rights regarding your personal data:

  • Access: Request access to the personal information we hold about you.
  • Correction: Request correction of any inaccurate or incomplete data.
  • Deletion: Request deletion of your personal data.
  • Restriction: Request restriction of processing your personal data.
  • Portability: Request to receive your personal data in a structured, commonly used, and machine-readable format.
  • Objection: Object to the processing of your data under certain circumstances.
  • Withdrawal of Consent: Withdraw consent where processing is based on consent.

To exercise these rights, please contact us using the information provided below.

9. Data Retention

We retain your personal data only for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected and to comply with legal obligations.

10. International Data Transfers

Your personal data may be transferred to and processed in countries outside the European Economic Area (EEA). We ensure that any such transfers comply with applicable data protection laws and provide adequate safeguards.

11. Third-Party Links

Our website may contain links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of these external sites.

12. Children’s Privacy

Our website is not intended for children under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13.

13. Client Reviews and Portfolio

With your permission, we may post images and details from your event, including the date, number of guests, and vendors involved, in our portfolio. We may also use your review, including your name, rating, and review title. We will not display your email address.

14. Changes to This Privacy Policy

We may update this Privacy Policy periodically. Any changes will be posted on this page with an updated effective date. We encourage you to review this policy regularly.

15. Additional Disclosures for European Residents

If you are a resident of the European Economic Area (EEA), you have additional rights under the GDPR. You have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority if you believe our processing of your personal data infringes applicable laws.

16. Additional Disclosures for Canadian Residents

If you are a resident of Canada, you have the right to request access to your personal data and information about our data handling practices. You may also request correction of inaccuracies in your personal data.

17. Additional Disclosures for California Residents

If you are a resident of California, you have rights under the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). These include the right to know what personal data we collect, the right to request deletion of your personal data, and the right to opt-out of the sale of your personal data (which we do not do).

18. Additional Disclosures for Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Indiana, Iowa, Montana, Nevada, New Jersey, Ohio, Oregon, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, and Virginia Residents

Residents of these states may have specific privacy rights under state laws. These rights may include the right to access, correct, delete, and restrict the processing of your personal data. You may also have the right to data portability and the right to opt-out of the sale of your personal data (which we do not do).
To exercise these rights, please contact us using the information provided below.

19. Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy or our data practices, please contact us at:
The Party Planner
Email: [email protected]