Last Updated: April 1st 2019
We use the personal information we collected to provide the service, product, feature or information your have requested and for our reasonable business purposes, including:
- to manage our Site and provide our services, such as to create and administer accounts and facilitate use
- to process payments
- to notify you of changes to your account or our Site’s services, terms, conditions or policies and to provide you with administrative messages, updates, legal notices, technical notices and security alerts
- to customize your user experience, including by tailoring advertisements that are displayed to you to make them more useful and relevant to you
- to conduct research and development, analyze and understand trends and user behavior and to improve our Site, products and services
- to respond to your inquiries and provide you with technical questions and other support
- to ensure compliance with our Terms & Agreements and prevent fraud
- to provide you with newsletters, information, promotional offers, and other advertising related methods
- to meet contractual obligations
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 have an account and you log in to this site, 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.
We do not sell, rent or provide your personal information to third parties. We may disclose your personal information in other circumstances where permitted or required by law or other legal processes. For example, we may disclose your personal information: (i) to collect a debt owed to us; (ii) as necessary to comply with a subpoena, warrant, court order or other legal processes (iii) if disclosure is requested by an investigatory body, law enforcement official or other legal processes (iv) if we have reasonable grounds to believe that the information related to a breach of an agreement or contravention of a law, or to protect the personal safety of our users or defend our rights or property.
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.
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.
Our Site is not directed to and we do not knowingly request or collect personal information from children, persons under 13 years of age, or another if required by applicable law , without prior verifiable parental consent. If we are made aware that we have unknowingly collected personal information about a child without verifiable parental consent, this information will be deleted from our records immediately.
You may opt out of receiving promotional communications from us at any time by following the unsubscribe instructions included in each communication and/or by contacting us directly through our contact form.
You may be able to control the information we received from your device or from third parties (such as social media networks) by changing your device settings, browser settings or privacy settings.
You may withdraw your consent to our collection, use or disclosure of your personal information, subject to contractual or legal restrictions and reasonable notice. However, if you withdraw your consent to certain collections, uses or disclosures of your personal information, we may not be able to provide you with certain products or services.