Privacy Policy

What personal information do we collect from the people that visit our blog?

We do not collect or store general site traffic on our servers, we also do not analyze site traffic via third party services. However, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your name, email address or other details to help you with your experience. None of the limited information that we do keep, is being analyzed, used in other context or shared with third parties.

When do we collect information?

We collect information from you when you fill out a form or enter information on our site, eg. when posting comments. Or in the event a user attempts to login/register.

IP addresses are stripped off of comment submissions to further protect your personal information.

How do we use your information?

We may use the information we collect from you when you attempt to register, sign in, respond to a blog post (comment), other site features in the following ways:

 Submitting a comment offers (opt-in) to store your credentials for convenience

 The font size can be personalised and is stored in a cookie

 Malicious login attempts are recorded by IP address

How do we protect your information?

As we do not offer products or services for charge, no financial transaction occur during the use of the blog, hence we do not use vulnerability scanning and/or scanning to PCI standards.

We only provide articles and information. We never ask for credit card numbers.

We use regular Malware Scanning to generally ensure system integrity.

Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. In addition, all sensitive information you supply is encrypted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.

We implement a variety of security measures when a user enters, submits, or accesses their information to maintain the safety of your personal information.

Do we use ‘cookies’?

Yes. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the site’s or service provider’s systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information.

We use cookies to:

For instance, we use cookies to allow you to change font size or remember your comment form credentials.

You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser settings. Since every browser is a little different, look at your browser’s Help Menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.

If you turn cookies off, it won’t critically affect your user experience .

Third-party disclosure

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your Personally Identifiable Information.

Third-party links

Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third-party products or services on our website. These third-party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.

Google

We have not enabled Google AdSense on our site and do not plan to so in the future.

California Online Privacy Protection Act

CalOPPA is the first state law in the nation to require commercial websites and online services to post a privacy policy. The law’s reach stretches well beyond California to require any person or company in the United States (and conceivably the world) that operates websites collecting Personally Identifiable Information from California consumers to post a conspicuous privacy policy on its website stating exactly the information being collected and those individuals or companies with whom it is being shared. – See more at: http://consumercal.org/california-online-privacy-protection-act-caloppa/#sthash.0FdRbT51.dpuf

According to CalOPPA, we agree to the following:

Users can visit our site anonymously.

Once this privacy policy is created, we will add a link to it on our home page or as a minimum, on the first significant page after entering our website.

Our Privacy Policy link includes the word ‘Privacy’ and can easily be found on the page specified above.

You will be notified of any Privacy Policy changes:

 On our Privacy Policy Page

Can change your personal information:

 By emailing us

How does our site handle Do Not Track signals?

We generally do not plant cookies, or track otherwise usage of the site.

Does our site allow third-party behavioural tracking?

It’s also important to note that we do not allow third-party behavioural tracking.