- What information is collected, used, maintained, and disclosed
- Why is it collected
- Who we share your data with
- How we protect your information
- How long do we keep data
- Your rights
What information is collected
Like most website operators, we collect non-personal information typically available on web browsers and servers, such as:
- browser type
- language preferences
- referring site
- date and time of visitor requests
While using this website, we may ask you to provide us with certain personal information that can be used to contact or identify you. Personal information may include, but is not limited to:
- Email address
- Cookies and usage data
We may also collect information on how the Service is accessed and used. This Usage Data may include information such as:
- IP address
- browser type
- browser version
- pages visited
- time and date of visit
- the time spent on pages
- unique device identifiers
- other diagnostic data for crash reports and system activity
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. These websites may:
- collect data about you
- embed additional third-party tracking
- 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.
Other than the e-mail address or name you shared with us during subscribing, and the information of our contributors and editors, we don’t really store any data personally. Most of it is done through services we use like Google Analytics.
Why is it collected
We use the collected data for various purposes in the pursuit of building and offering a better service to our visitors. Here are some ways in which we utilize the data we collect:
- To provide and maintain our Service
- To notify you about changes to our Service
- To allow you to participate in interactive features
- To communicate with you and/or provide support
- To gather analysis or valuable information so that we can improve our Service
- To monitor the usage of our Service and measure performance
- To detect, prevent and address technical issues
- To understand better how visitors use this website.
We may process your Personal Information because:
- We need to perform a contract with you
- You have given us permission to do so
- The processing is in our legitimate interests and it is not overridden by your rights
- To comply with the law
- We do not use Personal Information to make any automated decisions.
On the Contact page, there is a contact form used for sending messages to our website. We collect this information as it’s necessary to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with us.
When you submit your email address, it can be added to a private list of email subscribers. We may use your Personal Information to contact you with:
- special offers
- marketing or promotional materials
- general information about other goods, services, and events that we offer that are similar to those that you have already purchased or enquired about
It’s worth noting that our goal is to collect as little personally identifiable information from you as possible, as the nature of our service does not depend on having it. The benefit of our service is that you’re able to receive it for free without the need to disclose much if any of your PI.
Who we share your data with
Third-party service providers
We may use third-party service providers, companies, and individuals to help us facilitate our service, operate our business, or administer activities on our behalf, such as sending out newsletters or surveys.
We may share your personal information with these third parties for those limited purposes provided that you have given us your permission. These Service Providers:
- provide a specific service on our behalf
- perform Service-related services
- assist us in monitoring and analyzing how our Service is used
These third parties have access to your Personal Information only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.
Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of our Service. This data is shared with other Google services. Google may use the collected data to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.
We share our data with Google Analytics, which is used to
- help improve performance over time
- anonymously track the browsing habits of our website visitors
- better understand our audience
- improve the content of our website
No personal information is collected from Google Analytics.
To read more about Google Analytics, please click here: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en
For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy & Terms web page: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en
Disclosure for law enforcement
Under certain circumstances, we may be required to disclose your Personal Information if required to do so by law or in response to valid requests by public authorities (e.g. a court or a government agency).
We may disclose your Personal Information in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:
- To comply with a legal obligation
- To protect and defend tour he rights or property
- To prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the Service
- To protect the personal safety of users of the Service or the public
- To protect against legal liability
How we protect your information
It is our policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites. When you’re using our services, you’re trusting us with your information; we don’t take this responsibility lightly. We work hard to protect it, pledge to be fully transparent, make it easy to understand so you can be in control.
We do not sell, trade, or rent potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone.
We don’t share your personal information with companies, organizations, or individuals without your consent. Honestly for the majority of our visitors, all we see is a Google Analytics statistic. Nothing directly personally identifiable.
We use administrative, procedural, and technical safeguards to protect your information against loss or theft and adopt appropriate data collection, storage, and processing practices and all security measures reasonably necessary to protect against unauthorized access, use, alteration, disclosure or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information and data stored on our Site.
Your personal information will be kept confidential and secure. It is stored and processed on servers located in the United States of America maintained by our third-party service providers. Please note that your personal information will be subject to the laws of those jurisdictions, including laws that allow for law enforcement access to your personal information.
Your information, including Personal Information, may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ from those of your jurisdiction.
Basically this means that our servers are located within the United States.
Security of information
While we use reasonable efforts to protect your personal information, we cannot ensure the security of any information you transmit using the Internet, third-party digital networks, websites, mobile devices, our site, or any social media platform.
Your privacy is a priority. The security of your data is important to us but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet or method of electronic storage is guaranteed 100% security in the long run. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
As for our website we take precautionary security measures on the backend and frontend.
How long do we keep data
We will also retain Usage Data for internal analysis purposes. Usage Data is generally retained for a shorter period of time, except when this data is used to strengthen the security or to improve the functionality of our Service, or we are legally obligated to retain this data for longer periods.
You can submit a request to access, edit or remove your personal information that we collect or maintain, by contacting us.
You may opt-out or unsubscribe from receiving future emails from us at any time by following the unsubscribe link or the instructions provided at the bottom of any email we send.
To be removed from our email list, please contact us and we will search for and delete the specific data in question if it is within our capability to do so.
If this website, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that this website goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that are transferred or acquired by a third party.
You acknowledge that such transfers may occur and that any acquirer of this website may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.
Links to other sites
We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party sites or services.