Privacy Policy

Who We Are:

Our web-site address is:

The name of our blog is: The Cat on My Head

Author: Janet Buickerood Blue

Location: Roanoke, VA, USA

The Cat on My Head provides information about cats and products for cats for the purpose of entertainment.

What Personal Data We Collect & 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.

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.

Visitor comments will be checked through an automated spam detection service. This site uses: Akismet Anti-Spam.


If you leave a comment on our site, your name, email address and website are saved in cookies. These are for your convenience, so you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave subsequent comments. These cookies will last for one year.

Embedded Content from Other Websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, puzzles, 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.

How Long We 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 who subscribe to receive posts from our web-site via e-mail, we also store the personal information they provide in their profile. All subscribers can see, edit or delete their personal information at any time (except their username cannot be changed). The website administrator also can see and edit that information.

What Rights You Have Over Your Data:

If you have a subscriber 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 We Send Your Data:

Visitor comments will be checked through an automated spam detection service. Our site uses Askimet Anti-Spam.

We do not share, sell, trade or rent your personal information to others. However, if you win a giveaway or contest, you will be asked for the information necessary to receive your prize. This information may be transmitted to the 3rd party that is fulfilling the prize order.


We use Google Analytics. This program tracks reader demographics and how this website is used. It helps us to provide the best possible content and site updates. You can read more about how Google uses your Personal Information here: You can also opt-out of Google Analytics here:

Links to Other Sites:

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you use these links to leave The Cat on My Head, we have no control over the other website. We are not responsible for the protection and privacy of any information you may provide while visiting those sites. Our Privacy Policy does not apply to those sites. Check the Privacy Policy of those sites if you have any questions regarding the information they may collect about you.


Through use of this web-site, you consent to our Privacy Policy. If you do not consent, please do not use this site. This policy may be updated from time to time without warning, so you should check periodically for updates.

Contacting us:

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, please contact us at

Copyright Policy:

Content and images may not be used without written permission of the author (Janet Buickerood Blue). Images on this website are either the property of Janet Blue and The Cat on My Head, the property of those who provided the images for us to use on this website or were specifically purchased or obtained by us for use on this website. Please do not download or steal images from this website.

Updated: September 16, 2022