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Who I am

My name is Elizabeth Sue Smith. I am an artist and teacher of nature journaling, drawing, watercolor pencil and watercolor painting.  I live in Naples, Florida, U.S.A.


Website addresses (this website) (my domain that points to the above website) (a blog I have maintained from 2007 to 2021)


Contact info

I can be contacted through this website by using the contact form and by mail.

My mailing address is:


Elizabeth S. Smith

PO Box 8092

Naples, FL 34101-8092


What personal data this website collects and why it collects it

The only personal data this website collects is to provide the services you request such as cookies, names and email addresses for the newsletter or the sale of products, and user data to make your use of my blog easy for you. The following policy statement outlines the instances your data is collected and why.



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.



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

The contact forms on this website only ask for the most basic information. Such as your first name and email address.



If you leave a comment on our site, you may opt-in to save 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.

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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.



I use Google Analytics to track how my website visitors use the site. I don’t share the analytic data with any entity or company other than Google.


Who we share your data with

I do not sell, rent, lease or otherwise share your data with anyone except the services described in this policy statement.


How long I 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.


Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.


How I protect your data

All data is stored on the secure servers at the companies listed in this policy statement. Links to their policy statements are included for your convenience.


What data breach procedures I have in place

Your data is stored on the secure servers of the companies listed in this policy statement. The data breach procedures are the ones used by companies. If there is a data breach the affected parties will be notified by email.


What third parties I receive data from

Google Analytics and provide user data.  PayPal provides purchasing data.

Industry regulatory disclosure requirements




I may accept payments through PayPal. When processing payments, some of your data will be passed to PayPal, including information required to process or support the payment, such as the purchase total and billing information.


Please see the PayPal Privacy Policy for more details.

Links to payment gateways policy statements.




By using these extensions, you may be storing personal data or sharing data with an external service. Learn more about how this works, including what you may want to include in your privacy policy.


I share data with:

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A Nature Art Journal


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