This page is designed to inform you of the policies regarding the collection, usage and disclosure of personal information that is submitted to the site by you, the readers of the site..
This site collects your Personal Information for the purpose of providing you with quality content, sending content updates and relevant information to you..
By using this site and by providing your personal data, you acknowledge that your personal data will be processed in accordance with this privacy statement..
This site collects your information in a few different ways.. Below are the details how and what details are collected, how it is used and some precautions you must also take from your side..
1) Data Collection, Access, Information and Usage
While accessing this site, you maybe asked to provide personally identifiable information that is used to contact or identify you for the above-mentioned purposes..
Personally identifiable information includes, but not limited to your name, email address, company name and designation..
The site uses this personal information to keep you updated with the latest content relevant to you and also updates from the site using newsletters, marketing or promotional materials and other relevant information..
The site collects information relating to your data/technical details such as IP (Internet Protocol) address, your browser type and version, date and time of your visit to the site, the pages you have visited on the site and the time you have spent on these pages and related statistics..
This site is integrated with various 3rd party services such as Google Analytics for this purpose of collecting and monitoring user analytics and statistics..
The methods used by the site to collect data is as below :
When you post a comment on the site, below information is collected
- Your name and email details ;
- The comment you post on the site ;
- Your IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection ;
- As this is site is running on WordPress CMS, by design, an anonymized string created from your email address may be sent to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it ;
- Once your comment has been approved, your profile picture will be visible to the public in the context of your comment,,
- If you upload images to the site, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included ;
- Visitors to the site can download and extract any location data from images on the site..
Cookies are files with small amounts of data, which may include an anonymous unique identifier sent to your browser from a web site and stored on your computer’s hard drive..
If you leave a comment on the 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..
You are free to instruct your browser (via your browser settings) to refuse all cookies or to warn you when a cookie is being sent..
If you have the rights to edit or publish an article on the site, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser.. This cookie does not include any of your personal data and simply indicates the ID of the article you created or edited and this cookie will generally expire after 1 day..
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.) either directly or from other websites.. Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website..
This site may also collect data from below
- When you subscribe to the site to receive content updates
- Ask a question or request for feedback using the site or by email
- Complete a survey, questionnaire or quiz
- Use or view our website via your browser’s cookies
- Through voluntary contact when you communicate via email or other means
2) Sharing of your data
This site does not share your personal information with any parties other than the above mentioned integrated 3rd party services for the purpose of analytics and statistics..
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service for the safety and comfort of the users of this site..
3) How long is your data retained
If you have left a comment, that comment, its metadata and your personal information provided when you posted the comment are retained indefinitely.. This is so that the site can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue..
For users that register on this site (if any), the personal information the user provides in their user profile is also stored.. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username).. Administrators of this site can also see and edit that information..
4) 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 that is registered on this site, including any data you have provided.. You can also request that your personal data may be erased but be aware that this does not include any data that the site is obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes..