What personal information do we collect from the people who visit our blog?
When you comment on any of our blog posts and participate in contest, promotion or respond to the survey, you may be asked to enter your Name, Email address, or other details to help you with your experience. Your comments on the blog posts will be visible to the public. We also collect Internet Protocol (IP) addresses of users leaving comments on blog posts. IP addresses and Email addresses are visible only to the blog administrators.
When do we collect information?
1. When you fill out a form or enter information on our site
2. When you provide us with feedback on our products or services
3. When you comment to any of our blog posts
4. When you subscribe to the email newsletter
How do we use your information?
1. To personalize the user experience
2. To allow us to deliver the type of content in which you are most interested
3. To improve this blog in order to serve you better
4. To deliver relevant online advertising
How do we protect visitor information?
1. We use regular Malware Scanning
2. We do use SSL certificate from Let’s Encrypt
3. We never ask for personal or private information like Passwords or Credit card numbers
We do not sell or trade Users personal identification information to others. The information you voluntarily provide in comments is displayed on this blog. GizArena does not control access to this information.
Social Media Features
GizArena makes use of log files. These files merely log visitors to the site – usually a standard procedure for hosting companies and a part of hosting services analytics. The information inside the log files includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date/time stamp, referring/exit pages, and possibly the number of clicks. This information is used to analyze trends, administer the site, track user’s movement around the site, and gather demographic information. IP addresses and other such information are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable.
Do we use ‘cookies’?
1. Understand and save user’s preferences for future visits
2. Keep track of advertisements
3. Compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interactions in order to offer better site experiences and tools in the future. We may also use trusted third-party services that track this information on our behalf
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. Each browser is little different, so look at your browser’s help menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies. If you disable cookies, it won’t affect the user experience but some parts of the site may not function properly.
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. Your comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service to prevent the Spam. Make a note that, you will not receive any e-mail notification for comment replies.
We store user input data sent through the contact forms on this Blog. The information is sent as email messages that only accessed by admins. The information is also stored in the database on our hosting server for backup and later reference purposes. We ask visitors to enter their Name and Email address while submitting a form. A valid email address is necessary to receive reply or updates via email. We collect email id only to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with this blog. This site is hosted on Cloudways and we use WPForms Plugin to manage contact form submissions.
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Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance
GizArena is in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act – COPPA). We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13. GizArena recognizes the privacy interests of children and encourages parents and guardians to take an active role in their children’s online activities and interests.
What rights you have over your data?
If you are a European resident and have left comments on this website, 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. You can reach us by filling out this form.
This document was last updated on Sunday, 9th September 2018