What data information do we collect (and how)?
We collect information from you such as your name or email address when you visit our website and contact us or subscribe to our newsletters.
We also 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 also collect personal information from a variety of third-party sources. These include:
- Websites that referred or linked you to our website, together with information about how you interacted with any online and email marketing campaigns related to our Service
We may log information using cookies, which are small data files stored on your browser by the Website. Similar technologies include pixel tags and web storage and other technologies, and we refer to all these things as “cookies”. We may use session cookies, which expire when you close your browser, and also persistent cookies, which stay on your browser until deleted, so we can provide you with a more personalized experience on the Website.
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. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue and also to help spam detection.
Also note that visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
What do we use your information for?
We will use the Information we collect from you to do one or more of the following things:
- To personalize your experience; Your information helps us to better serve your individual needs.
- To notify you about changes to our Service.
- To respond to your inquiries.
- To understand current trends and patterns.
- To recommend goods, services or promotions which may be of interest to you.
- To track and measure advertising on the Website.
- To protect, investigate, and deter against illegal or unauthorized activity.
- To improve our website; We continually strive to improve our website offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you.
- To send periodic emails; The email address you provide will be used to send you information and newsletters.
Note: If at any time you would like to opt-out from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email.
How do we protect your information?
We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information. We understand that the security of your User Information is very important.
When handling User Information, security is paramount and we seek to ensure that User Information is protected through appropriate technical and organizational measures.
We use reasonable administrative, logical and physical controls, including password protection, to safeguard your User Information against loss, theft and unauthorized access, use or modification.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your User Information in accordance with applicable law, we cannot guarantee the security of your User Information.
Do we disclose any information to outside parties?
We will not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personal information. We may release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.
Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer selected third-party product or services on our website which may include:
- Business partners and companies in connection with providing Services to our users.
- Advertisers and advertising networks that require the data to select and serve relevant adverts to the user.
- Analytics and search engine providers that assist us in the improvement and optimization of the website.
These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We, therefore, have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.
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.
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.
Parents and guardians
Our website is not directly intended for children and should not be used by them unless supervised by a parent or guardian.
You have the right to access your personal information, 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.
We reserve the right to change the practices described in this Privacy Notice at any time by posting an updated Privacy notice. Please check here periodically. If we amend this notice, your continued use of our platforms will amount to your acknowledgment of the amended notice. This policy was last modified on June 23, 2019.