Privacy Policy

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The Privacy Policy explains the use and sharing of Personally Identified Information (PII) that you provide to us through this website or other electronic media. The PII refers to information that identifies you personally including name, phone number, email, and home address. Any information that you provide through this website will be used for the purpose intended while ensuring conformance with relevant data protection laws.

What personal data do we collect?

Online comments

When you post in the comment section, your profile picture (or avatar) becomes visible to the public. Your IP address and comments are monitored for spam detection purposes.

An anonymous string (or hash) created from your email address may be sent to the Gravatar service. You can read the privacy policy of the Gravatar service here: https://en.gravatar.com/site/terms-of-service.

Images

Personal location data from images can be extracted. You are therefore advised to avoid uploading images containing location data (EXIS GPS).

Contact forms

Information collected through contact forms is used for providing a response to a query. The information is not used for marketing or any other purposes.

Information provided through the contact form may not be secure. You are advised to avoid sending confidential information via the contact form such as credit/debit card number, bank account number, Social Security number, and others.

Electronic forms

Electronic mails you send to us will be preserved for an indefinite time period. The mails are deleted when they are not needed.

Cookies

Cookies help us identify online visitors and track their access preferences. The information stored in the cookies is accessed each time you visit our site to provide a personalized experience.

The cookies also help us to display targeted ads, track the effectiveness of our ad campaigns and perform website traffic analysis.

Third-party companies such as Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, and others embedded on our website may set cookies to monitor your online activity. We don’t have control nor responsible for the misuse of cookies by third-party companies.

The site will create log-in cookies when you enter your log in information. Log-in cookies save information about your login and display options. Information about your log-in remains for two days and display options remain for a year in your device. In case you select “Remember Me”, the log-in information will remain for two weeks.

Embedded content

Blog posts on this site may contain embedded content including images, videos, and others. The embedded content from other sites is displayed on the site as if a visitor has visited another website. The site may store data about your interaction with third-party embedded content.

User data

Any comment you leave on the site will remain indefinitely until deleted by the admin. Personal data of users who register to the site are also retained. The information is made public and everyone can view your user profile. Users can view, edit, and delete personal information.

All user comments are monitored using an automated spam tracking service. You can request the site admins to delete personal data stored on the site’s servers. But this excludes any data that we are required to keep for legal, administrative, or security reasons.