Privacy Policy

Updated 11/18/2023

Who we are

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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: 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.


We use cookies on our website to enhance your browsing experience, analyze site traffic, and personalize content. By using our website, you consent to the use of cookies as described in our Cookie Policy. Our cookies may include functional, performance, and marketing cookies, each serving specific purposes. Some third-party cookies may also be used, and you can find more information in their respective privacy policies.

Cookies stored on your device may have varying durations. You can manage or disable cookies in your browser settings. For more details on our cookie practices and how to control cookies, please read our Cookie Policy. If you have any questions or concerns, feel free to contact us at [email protected].

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.

Who we share your data with

At 12 Virtues, we value your privacy and transparency in how we handle your data. As part of our commitment to providing you with the best possible website experience, we utilize certain third-party services and tools to help us analyze, design, and optimize our website. Below, we outline who we share your data with and how these third parties process your information.

1. Google Analytics: We employ Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google LLC, to gather insights into how visitors interact with our website. Google Analytics uses cookies and collects data such as your IP address, browser type, device information, and website usage patterns. This information helps us understand user behavior and improve our website’s performance and content.

Google Analytics may also share this data with other Google services. To learn more about Google’s data practices and how you can control the information sent to Google Analytics, please review Google’s Privacy Policy and Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on.

2. Elementor: Our website is built using the Elementor page builder plugin. While using our website, certain data may be processed by Elementor for the purpose of rendering and displaying web pages. Elementor may collect data about your interactions with our site, such as clicks and form submissions, to ensure proper functionality and a seamless user experience.

Elementor’s data processing activities are governed by their Privacy Policy. Please review Elementor’s Privacy Policy for more details on how they handle data.

3. Essentials WordPress Theme: We use the Essentials WordPress theme to design and customize the appearance of our website. This theme may process data related to the visual elements and layout of our site. This data may include user interactions with different theme features and customization options.

The data processing practices of the Essentials WordPress theme are subject to its developer’s privacy policy. Please consult the theme developer’s website or documentation for further information on their data handling practices.

It’s important to note that we do not sell or share your personal data with these third-party services for marketing or advertising purposes. We use these tools solely to enhance your browsing experience and improve the functionality of our website.

For any questions or concerns regarding the processing of your data by these third parties or our privacy practices in general, please feel free to contact us at [email protected].

How long we retain your data

We retain data for as long as required for job completion, legal requirements, etc. You can request for your data to be deleted, and we will respond in 7-14 business days with a confirmation. All data deletion requests must go to [email protected]

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 your data is sent

Visitor comments and website traffic may be checked through an automated spam detection service. Traffic is also subject to be sent to Google Analytics, Elementor, and Essentials as described in our list of third parties that contain customer data.