By using our Services, you agree to the collection, use, and sharing of your information as described in this Policy. If you do not agree with our policies and practices, do not use our Services.
Information We Collect
We collect information about you in the following ways:
Information you provide to us: We may collect information that you provide to us directly, such as when you create an account, sign up for newsletters or alerts, or register for an event. This information may include your name, email address, phone number, and other contact information.
Information we collect automatically: When you use our Services, we may automatically collect information about your device and usage of the Services. This information may include your IP address, device type, browser type, operating system, and information about your use of the Services.
Information from third parties: We may receive information about you from third parties, such as social media platforms or other websites that you have linked to your account on our Services.
Suggested text: 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.
Embedded content from other websites
Suggested text: 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.
Who we share your data with
If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.
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 your data is sent
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
Use of Information
We use the information we collect for the following purposes:
To provide, maintain, and improve the Services: We use the information we collect to operate and maintain the Services, including to personalize your experience and to communicate with you about events and other updates.
To send you communications: We may use the information we collect to send you newsletters, alerts, or other communications about events or other updates. You can opt out of these communications at any time by following the unsubscribe instructions included in the communication.
Sharing of Information
We will not sell the information you provide to us on the website with any partners. The only time we would share info with third parties is under the following circumstances:
With your consent: We may share your information with third parties when you have given us your consent to do so.
For legal reasons: We may share your information if we believe it is necessary to comply with a legal obligation, such as a court order or subpoena.
To protect our rights: We may share your information if we believe it is necessary to protect the rights, property, or safety of our website, our users, or the public.
You have the following choices regarding the information we collect and use:
Opting out of communications: You can opt out of receiving newsletters, alerts, or other communications from us at any time by following the unsubscribe instructions included in the communication.
Contacting us: If you have any questions or concerns about our collection, use, or sharing of your information, or if you want to exercise any of your choices, please contact us at email@example.com.
Changes to Our Policy
We may update our Policy from time to time. We will post any changes on this page and encourage you to review the Policy regularly. If we make significant changes to our Policy, we may also provide notice through the Services or by other means.