Users Under 13 Years Of Age
Our Website is not directed to and we do not knowingly collect Personal Data from children under the age of 13. If you are under 13, do not use or provide any information on this Website or on or through any of it’s features; do not register on the Website or make any purchases through the Website; do not use any of the interactive or public comment features of the Website or provide any information about yourself to us, including but not limited to your name, address, telephone number, email address, or any screen name or user name you may use.
If we become aware that a child under the age of 13 has provided us with Personal Data, we will take steps to remove such data. If you become aware that your child has provided us with Personal Data without your consent, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. By using the services offered on the Website, you are representing to us that you are not under the age of 13.
Information We Collect About You
When you access the Website, we will learn certain information about you during your visit.
Comments. When visitors leave comments on the Website, 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.
Media. 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.
Information You Provide To Us. We collect information that you as a user provide by filling out forms on the Website, contacting us via contact forms, search queries on our search feature, providing comments and/or feedback, and providing information when ordering a product or service via the Website.
Please be aware that information you post may be viewed and/or captured by anyone who visits the Website. Please avoid posting personal or sensitive data that you do not want to be available to the public.
Information We Collect Through Automatic Data Collection Technology. As you navigate our Website, we may use automatic data collection technology, including Google Analytics, to collect information about your equipment, your browsing actions and patterns. This may include information about your location, your traffic patterns to our website, and any communication between your device and our Website. Among other things, we will collect data about the type of device you use, your Internet connection, your IP address, your operating system, and your browser type and system settings.
The automatically collected information is used for statistical data and will not include personal information. We use this data to improve our Website and the services offered. Our systems will associate the automatically collected information with your personal information to the extent that you voluntarily provide personal information to us.
Your Information May Be Shared With
- Service Providers, agents, vendors, and consultations who help with our business operations and assist in the delivery of our products and services may have access to information collected through the Website. Those parties are subject to confidentiality and are therefore restricted from using personal data collected through the Website for reasons other than to provide the needed assistance;
- Our affiliates for internal business purposes;
- Other users of the site to identify you to anyone to whom you send messages or make comments through the Services;
- Persons or entities with whom you consent to have your Personal Data shared;
- Third parties in order to prevent damage to our property (tangible and intangible), for safety reasons;
- Merchants and payment processors; and
- Third Parties when legally compelled to do so. This includes if we believe that the law requires it or for the protection of our legal rights or if compelled by a court or other government agency.
We will never sell, rent, or lease your Personal Data to a third party.
This Website may use “cookies”, which are small text documents used to store information about a user on the user’s own computer. See www.allaboutcookies.org for more information about cookies.
If you leave a comment on our Website, 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.
If you have an account and you log in to the Website, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
Cookies also allow us to count visits and traffic sources so we can track and improve the performance of our site. They help identify which of our pages are the most and least popular and they show how visitors move around the Website.
All information collected by cookies is aggregated and therefore anonymous. If you do not allow these cookies, we will not know when you have visited our site, therefore we are not able to monitor its performance. Without these cookies, certain functionality may become unavailable.
Third Party Privacy Policies
If you wish to disable cookies, you may do so through your individual browser options. More detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers can be found at the browsers’ respective websites.
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.
We use Google Analytics to record information about the pages a user has seen, for example the URL of the page, time of day, device used, etc. The information that we collect is anonymized and sent to Google Analytics for analysis.
Google Analytics mainly uses first-party cookies to report on visitor interactions on this website. Users may disable cookies or delete any individual cookie. Learn more
In addition, Google Analytics supports an optional browser add-on that – once installed and enabled – disables measurement by Google Analytics for any site a user visits. Note that this add-on only disables Google Analytics measurement.
Google Analytics also collects Internet Protocol (IP) addresses to provide and protect the security of the service, and to give website owners a sense of which country, state, or city in the world their users come from (also known as “IP geolocation”).
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 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.
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.
How we protect your data
We use reasonable and appropriate physical, electronic, and administrative safeguards to protect personal data from loss, misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction, taking into account the nature of the Personal Data and risks involved in processing that information.
If you choose email as your method of correspondence, we may keep the content of your email messages and your email address and our responses. The protections applicable to information received online are also are applied to these electronic communications .
Email is not recognized as a secure method of communication. We request that you do not send private information to us by email. If you choose to do so, it is at your own risk.