PERSONAL INFORMATION WE COLLECT
When you go to the website, we automatically collect specific information regarding your device, such as information about your internet browser, IP address, time zone, and a number of the cookies which are installed onto your device.
In addition, as you surf the website, we gather information regarding the respective web pages or products which you see, what sites or search phrases referred you to the website, and information about the way you interact with the website. We refer to the automatically-collected advice as”Device Information”.
We collect Device Information using the following technologies:
- “Cookies” are data files that are placed on your device or computer and often include an anonymous unique identifier. For more information about cookies, and how to disable cookies, visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org.
- “Log files” track actions occurring on the Site, and collect data including your IP address, browser type, Internet service provider, referring/exit pages, and date/time stamps.
- “Web beacons”, “tags”, and “pixels” are electronic files used to record information about how you browse the Site.
Also once you make a purchase or make an effort to create a purchase via the website, we collect certain information from you, such as your name, billing address, shipping address, email address, and contact number.
We refer to the advice as”Order Information”.
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.
If you leave a comment on our 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.
If you visit our login page, 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.
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.
HOW DO WE USE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION?
We utilize the Device Information we collect to assist us display for possible fraud and risk (specifically, your IP address), and also more generally to enhance and optimize our Website (by way of instance, by creating analytics regarding our clients navigate and interact with the website, and to evaluate the achievement of our advertising and marketing campaigns).
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.
SHARING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
We use your Personal Information with third parties in largely advertising functions, as explained previously. In addition, we use Google Analytics to help us understand how our clients use the Website — you may read about how Google uses your Personal Info : https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/. It is also possible to opt-out of Google Analytics here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
Ultimately, we may also share your Personal Information to comply with applicable legislation and regulations, to respond to a subpoena, search warrant or other legal request for information that we get, or to protect our rights.
As explained previously, we use your Personal Information to provide you with targeted advertising or advertising communications we think may be of interest for you. To learn more about how targeted marketing functions, you may visit the Network Advertising Initiative’s (“NAI”) informative page in http://www.networkadvertising.org/understanding-online-advertising/how-does-it-work.
You can opt out of targeted advertising by using the links below:
- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/settings/?tab=ads
- Google: https://www.google.com/settings/ads/anonymous
- Bing: https://advertise.bingads.microsoft.com/en-us/resources/policies/personalized-ads
In addition, you can opt out of some of these services by visiting the Digital Advertising Alliance’s opt-out portal at: http://optout.aboutads.info/.
DO NOT TRACK
Please note that we do not alter our Site’s data collection and use practices when we see a Do Not Track signal from your browser.
If you’re a European resident, you have the right to access personal information we hold about you and to ensure your private data be corrected, updated, or deleted.
If you want to exercise this right, please contact us via the contact info below.
Also, if you’re a European resident we notice that we’re processing your data so as to satisfy contracts we’ve got with you (such as if you create an arrangement through the Website ), or to pursue our legitimate business interests listed previously. Furthermore, please be aware your information will be moved out of Europe, such as to Canada and the USA.
When you interact with the website, we’ll capture your browser info unless and until you request us to delete this info.
The Site is not intended for individuals under the age of 16.
For more information about our privacy practices, if you have questions, or if you would like to make a complaint, please contact us by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.