Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy – Sizzling Towards 60 & Beyond

This policy was last updated 18/05/2018.

Sizzling Towards 60 & Beyond takes your privacy very seriously. The Privacy Policy – Sizzling Towards 60 & Beyond page details how your personal information is collected and how it is used when you use my website.

You agree to the terms of this policy when you use this website. This privacy policy may change from time to time. If any changes are made, then you will be notified by revising the date at the top of this policy.


About Sizzling Towards 60 & Beyond

Based in Brisbane, Queensland, Sizzling Towards 60 & Beyond commenced in January 2015 and is an independently operated blog owned by Sue Loncaric.  This website primarily aims to encourage Women Over 50 to embrace life and live a healthy and happy lifestyle in Midlife & Beyond.  Articles are based on my own ideas and thoughts and opinions and may also include guest articles from other Midlife bloggers.

Our website address is

The website for Sizzling Towards 60 & Beyond is hosted by Siteground and you can read their privacy policy HERE

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Your information on Sizzling Towards 60 & Beyond is collected by the following methods:

Information You Voluntarily Submit to the Website

We may collect personal information from you such as your name or email address when you voluntarily submit information to the Website by leaving a comment, or subscribing to a newsletter or individual posts as they publish.

Information We Collect from Others

We may receive information about you from other sources, for instance if you choose to link your Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Linkedin and/or Google accounts in the website field when commenting. The Website utilizes social media commenting systems, so if you choose to comment on a Website post which has been shared on social media, your comment may appear on the blog post as well.

Automatically-Collected Information

We automatically collect certain information about you and the device with which you access the Website. For example, when you use the Website, we will log your IP address, operating system type, browser type, referring website, pages you viewed, and the dates/times when you accessed the Website. We may also collect information about actions you take when using the Website, such as links clicked.


When you decide to receive an email notification for either posts as they publish or the regular newsletter, your first name and email address are required.  Your email address is required to send you the emails you have subscribed to and your first name is required as emails are personalised.

At the bottom of every email I send, you will find a link to unsubscribe. You may unsubscribe at any time. If you are having trouble unsubscribing or would like to be removed from receiving emails, please send me an email asking to be removed.

I currently use Mailchimp as my email service provider (read their privacy policy here). Your data is sent to Mailchimp to track your actions and page visits so that future emails can be better tailored to meet your needs.

Currently, I send an email to advise when a new blog post is published or a regular newsletter.

Free e-books are sent directly to your email only when subscribing to either receive posts as they publish or the regular newsletter.  The opportunity for new free e-books will be provided in a link in the newsletter or a post.

Your email and name are never sold or given away to a third party.

At the bottom of every email, you will find information on how to contact the sender, as well as information on how to unsubscribe.

I use InLinkz for Link Up Parties where your email is collected when linking up your post.  You can read Inlinkz privacy policy is HERE

Blog Comments

I love to receive feedback and value your comments.  Connecting with my readers and their thoughts is important to me. If you choose to leave a comment on a blog post, then please be aware that the comment is then public and visible to anyone who reads the comment section. I will never share or disclose your email address, but your name and comment will be visible to others.

It is highly recommended that you avoid leaving detailed personal information in your comments.

I reserve the right to remove comments deemed as spam, inappropriate, threatening, profane, without notice.


Cookies store user-specific information into a log. Our Site may use “cookies” to enhance User experience. User’s web browser places cookies on their hard drive for record-keeping purposes and sometimes to track information about them. User may choose to set their web browser to refuse cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. If they do so, note that some parts of the Site may not function properly.

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 tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Google Analytics

Sizzling Towards 60 & Beyond uses Google Analytics to track website performance and user behavior. It provides information on pageviews, referral sources, and other valuable information that helps me adapt the content I write for this website.

Google Analytics does capture anonymous data about location, age, gender, and interests, but I have no way to connect that information and specifically identify you. Google Analytics may also capture your IP address as you make your way around this website. User and event data is retained for 26 months and then is automatically deleted. For more information read here.

Advertisements on Sizzling Towards 60 & Beyond

Currently Sizzling Towards 60 & Beyond does not have any affliations or advertising, however reserves the right to advertise or display other businesses in the sidebar in the future.  Any links to other websites are not the responsibility of Sizzling Towards 60 & Beyond.

Social Media Privacy

Sizzling Towards 60 & Beyond uses various social media platforms. Sizzling Towards 60 & Beyond is not responsible for what you post on Sizzling Towards 60 & Beyond’s social media channels.

Parental Consent

This website and it’s information is for Women Over 50.  For those under 16 years of age parental permission must be received before using the Sizzling Towards 60 & Beyond website or providing any personal information.

Final Notes on this Privacy Policy

You have the right to access your personal data and know how it is being processed. Hopefully, the policy above adequately explains how your data is used.

Personal information will not be transferred unless I am legally obligated to do so. If you would like your information to be removed from my systems, please contact me . You can request to be removed at any time.

Sizzling Towards 60 & Beyond contains links to other websites. As such, Sizzling Towards 60 & Beyond is not responsible for the privacy policies of other websites or the third party applications they use.

Contact Information

If you have questions or concerns about this privacy policy, please feel free to contact me

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