We value your trust in providing us with your personal information, thus we are striving to use commercially acceptable means of protecting it. But please remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure and reliable, and we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
INFORMATION COLLECTION AND USE
For a better experience, while using our website, we may require you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information, including but not limited to your name, phone number, and postal address (eg, when filling out a contact form). The information that we collect will be used to contact or identify you.
Our website does not address anyone under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 13. If we discover that a child under 13 has provided us with personal information, we immediately delete this from our servers. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your child has provided us with personal information, please contact us so that we will be able to execute the necessary actions.
We want to inform you that whenever you visit our website, we collect information that your browser sends to us called Log Data. This Log Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser version, the pages of our website that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, and other statistics.
Cookies are files with a small amount of data that commonly uses an anonymous unique identifier. These are sent to your browser from the website that you visit and are stored on your computer’s hard drive. These files typically contain information about your visit to the web page, as well as any information you’ve volunteered. Upon each return visit to our website, your browser passes back the cookie.
Our website uses “cookies” to collect information and to improve our service. You can either accept or refuse these cookies, and know when a cookie is being sent to your computer. If you choose to refuse our cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our 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 have an account and you log in to this site, 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. When 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.
Accepting a cookie does not give our server access to your computer or any of your personal information that you have not volunteered, and a cookie cannot deliver a virus or execute code.
LINKS TO OTHER SITES
EMBEDDED CONTENT FROM OTHER SITES
Articles and pages on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves as if the visitor has visited the other website, too.
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 are registered 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 WE HAVE OVER YOUR DATA
If you have an account on this website 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.
If you are a parent or legal guardian and you are made aware that your child (under 13 years of age) has provided us with personal information, please contact us so that we can delete their personal information from our servers.
WHERE WE SEND YOUR DATA
We may share information about you with third-party vendors who need to know information about you in order to provide their services to us.
We may disclose information about you in response to a subpoena, court order, or other governmental requests.
AGGREGATED or DE-IDENTIFIED INFORMATION
We may share information that has been aggregated or reasonably de-identified so that the information could not reasonably be used to identify you. For instance, we may publish aggregated statistics about the use of our websites.
CHOICES YOU MAY MAKE
SET YOUR BROWSERS TO REJECT COOKIES
You can choose to set your browser to remove or reject browser cookies before using these websites, with the drawback that certain features of our websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.
If you are located in certain countries, including those that fall under the scope of the European General Data Protection Regulation (AKA the “GDPR”), data protection laws give you rights with respect to your personal data, subject to any exemptions provided by the law, including the rights to:
- Request access to your personal data
- Request correction or deletion of personal data
- Object to our use and processing of your personal data
- Request that we limit our use and processing of your personal data
- Request portability of your personal data
EU individuals also have the right to make a complaint to a government supervisory authority.
HOW TO CONTACT US