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 to help spam detection.
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.
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 visit our login page, 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. If 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.
Moreover, third party vendor such as Google uses the DoubleClick DART cookie on publisher websites displaying AdSense for content ads. Subject to any applicable laws, rules and regulations, you will have the sole and exclusive right to use all data derived from your use of the DoubleClick DART cookie for any purpose related to your business, provided that Google may use and disclose this data subject to the terms of Google’s advertising privacy policies and any applicable laws, rules and regulations.
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.
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 register 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 you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, 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.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
When you register on our website, the forms collect your personal information such as your name, email address, nationality, gender and the like for the registration to be completed. If your registration is approved, you may also update your a certain part of your profile information.
Our site does not use any of your personal information outside our server nor any promotional purpose or personal contacts. All information are collected automatically. However, the site admin can view and may modify your information if needed.
A reader can subscribe to this blog’s articles via Feedburner using his/her email ids. However, we protect your email privacy and your email ids will not be used for any promotional purposes. You can always opt-out from the subscription using the ‘unsubscribe’ link provided at the bottom of each email sent to you by Feedburner for only new posts.
What said above with respect to the privacy of readers and the blog is a fundamental policy and there will no change in this. However, we may change or modify our other policies in accordance with the advancement of technology, business requirements and our readers’ feedback. We’d request you to read our policy at times.
At any point of time, if you feel that your privacy is being compromised, you can always contact us and leave your concern. We promise to attend to your concern.