Who we are
We recognize that privacy of your personal information is important. Here is information on what types of personally identifiable information we receive and collect when you use and visit our Website. This statement only applies to this Website.
What information do we collect?
We may collect personal information from you such as your name or email address. For example, you may voluntarily submit information to the Website by leaving a comment, subscribing to a newsletter, or submitting a contact form. At no time should you submit sensitive personal information to the Website.
We may receive information about you from other sources. You may link your Facebook, Instagram, and/or Google accounts to your user profile – in this case, we will receive your name, email address and profile picture associated with that account.
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.
We may use the information collected to operate and maintain the Website, to create your account, identify you as a user of the Website, customize the Website for your account, to send you promotional information (in each email you can choose to opt-out of future emails), to send you administrative communications, to respond to your comments or inquiries, to track and measure advertising on the Website.
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.
You can choose to disable or selectively turn off our cookies or third-party cookies in your browser settings. Already set cookies may be deleted at any time via an Internet browser or other software programs. However, this can affect how you are able to interact with our site as well as other websites.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on the Website 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.
Third party use of personal information
The Website may use third-party service providers to service various aspects of the Website. Each third-party service provider’s use of your personal information is dictated by their respective privacy policies.
The Website currently uses Google Analytics as third-party service provider. Google Analytics may capture your IP address, but no other personal information is captured by Google Analytics. Cookies may also be used by Google Analytics. Read more about how Google uses data when you use our website here. If you want to opt-out, download and install the add-on for your web browser.
Except when required by law, we will not sell, distribute, or reveal your email addresses or other personal information without your consent.
The Website may engage in affiliate marketing, which is done by embedding tracking links into the Website. If you click on a link for an affiliate partnership, a cookie will be placed on your browser to track any sales for purposes of commissions.
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.
What rights you have over your data
If you have left comments on the Website, 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.
Where your data is sent
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
Links to other websites
We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.
Our Website does not address anyone under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13. If You are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your child has provided us with personal data, please contact Us. If we become aware that we have collected personal data from anyone under the age of 13 without verification of parental consent, we take steps to remove that information from our servers.
Last updated on 21-05-2023