Privacy Policy

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Who I Am:

A major misconception I expose involves the idea "normal" exists.

The misconception “normal” exists I am actively working to debunk.

I am “the Cerebral Palsy Vigilante” Zachary Fenell, an author, public speaker, and all around CP advocate. Through my various activities I seek to fight the injustices caused by cerebral palsy misconceptions by educating and dispelling said misconceptions in a fun, engaging way. For more about me, visit my “About Me” page.

The Personal Data I Collect and the Why:


When visitors leave comments here at I 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.


Ideally if you like my content, you will possess interest in future posts. Therefore  you can input your email address into the “Like What You Just Read?” subscription form and become a subscriber. Email addresses collected in this form strictly get used for sending you new posts by email.

Contact Form

To communicate with me privately, you will find an accompanying “Contact” form. Data collected here includes your name, email address, website (optional), and whatever message you wish to send me. Your name and email address enable me to respond to you in a personalized fashion. The optional website field helps me assess your credibility by telling me where I can learn more about you.

Speaking Services Inquiry Form

To assist facilitating conversations regarding my speaking services, you will see an inquiry form built into my “Speaking” page. Data collected here includes your name, email address, your organization’s name, length of presentation you want, takeaway you want your audience to obtain, whether you prefer a visual component, and a field for additional notes. Again the name and email address allows me to respond to you in a personalized fashion. Your organization name will assist me in researching your organization so I can provide the best possible speech. Length of presentation, desire takeaway, visual component preference, and additional notes help me assess the work involved in preparation, a factor in pricing my speech.


If you leave a comment on my site you may opt-in to saving 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. These cookies will last for one year.

Embedded Content From Other Websites:

Some content here includes embedded content. For example, videos, social media posts, and Amazon links. Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website. To demonstrate, watching the following embedded video stands equivalent to you visiting Youtube.

These websites containing the content embedded 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.

How Long Your Data Gets Retained:

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so any follow-up comments get recognized and approved automatically rather than getting held up in a moderation queue.

Your Rights Over Your Data:

Perchance you left any comments here, you may request to receive an exported file of the personal data held about you. This includes any data you have provided to us. Additionally you can request I erase any personal data held about you. This EXCLUDES any data obligated to be kept for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where We Send Your Data:

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

Data Protection Procedures:

Your data’s security remains an upmost importance to me. To keep your information safe, access to data stands extremely limited and password protected. Furthermore I am consciousness about plugins utilized, researching plugins before implementation and only implementing well respected ones.

Third Parties I Receive Data From:

Receiving data from third parties stands a vital organizational measure. I in-particular assess data from two third parties, Google Analytics and Amazon Associates. Google Analytics assists me in gauging audience interest so I can better supply content you desire to see. Meanwhile Amazon Associates data helps me assess the success rate achieved when I incorporate Amazon links affiliated with the Amazon Associates program.