What Information Do We Collect and How Is It Used?
Information You Voluntarily Submit to the Website: We may collect personal information from you such as your name (either real or alias), personal website, or email address. For example, you may voluntarily submit information to the Website by leaving a comment or subscribing to be notified when a post is up on the blog.
Automatically-Collected Information: We automatically collect certain information about you and the device with which you access the Website. For example, when you use the Website, we will log your IP address, operating system type, browser type, referring website, pages you viewed, and the dates/times when you accessed the Website. We may also collect information about actions you take when using the Website, such as links clicked.
Cookies: We collect functional cookies. These cookies help us to give you the best site experience; such as monitoring whether you view our content on your mobile, desktop, or tablet, so we can display the Website properly. You do not need to give us permission to serve you these functional cookies. Cookies may also be used by third-party services, such as Google Analytics, as described herein.
We may use the information collected in the following ways:
- To operate and maintain the Website;
- To respond to your comments or inquiries;
- To track and measure advertising on the Website;
- To protect, investigate, and deter unauthorized or illegal activity.
Third-Party Use Of Personal Information
We may share your information with third parties when and to the extent that this is necessary for providing you with our services. Each third-party service provider’s use of your personal information is dictated by their respective privacy policies. These parties are for instance:
Google Analytics – This service tracks website usage and provides information such as referring websites and user actions on the website. Google Analytics may capture your IP address, but no other personal information is captured by Google Analytics. Data will be retained by Google Analytics for a total of 26 months after that it will be deleted.
OTHER THIRD PARTIES
We are also obliged to share customer information with government authorities in the case of suspicious situations. We will not sell your personal information to third parties.
Rights Related To Your Personal Information
When it comes to your personal data, we respect your rights. You’re entitled to ask us to edit your details, delete them completely, or restrict their usage. You may opt out of future email communications by following the unsubscribe links in our emails. You may also notify us at firstname.lastname@example.org to be removed from our mailing list. You may also access the personal information (which mostly consist only of your name, email address, and a part of your IP address) we have about you by submitting a request to email@example.com.
If you have any questions or suggestions after reading this, please send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org, with the subject PRIVACY.