When you surf through our website, you need to have an account to log in for making comments. Right? So while doing so, we ask you to provide us with your
Email Address, to login to our website. If you don’t have a profile on our site, we urge you to submit your email address,
Password, which we do not save. So you do not need to worry about your privacy, Full name because we would want to stay connected with you. You can provide us with a pen name and can also change it as and when needed.
Along with this, you’ll be asked to subscribe to our newsletter. You can choose not to! And if you selected your Facebook login to create your account with us, then you also allowing Facebook to provide us with your email address and the profile name.
When you hover our website we usually collect the following information:
Device information, because we want to provide a better view of our site following your choice of a desktop or mobile version,
Network data, for instance, the IP. It will help in the diagnosis of problems with the servers, administer our websites,
Cookies, which help us know how you use our website and also optimizes it for a better experience.
Besides this, when you share our articles with people around you are doing so by using social widgets and according to those social network policies.
How do we use this information?
We rely on several separate bases to process the information we receive from you as is required by the law. We provide our service to you and process the received data with a legitimate interest in mind. We do this by communicating with you over mail, contacting and maintaining records to provide customer service and support, ensuring a no fraud environment, remembering your preferences.
To measure and analyze the traffic, we use Google Analytics which collects information about how are the users using the website. Henceforth, we compile reports which then helps to improve the site. The cookies get us information about the number of visitors, their location and the pages they visited.
In addition to this, we also seek your permission before processing any data on the website. Hence to provide relevant ads, the cookies help us to know your interests matching with your location and language.
How can the information be shared?
We ensure the protection of your data by using effective technological and contractual mechanisms. But we also need to share a specific set of data with our trusted partners. For instance, we may need partners like Google to optimize our website, or when we need to deliver ads, we need third-party vendors and also when we would need for legal purposes.
What about the privacy of children?
We do not target a specific audience. Instead, we have a general audience, and by using our services, you are confirming that you are either are of legal age or have an applicable consent.
How can you use your rights?
If you are a person who is browsing from the EU/EEA, you should know that here the General Data Protection Regulations apply. Through this, you can request access for a free copy of data provided to us, delete or rectify the personal data when needed, object to us for processing the data, revoke your consent by updating the settings and also complain about us. These concerns are resolved within a 1-month time frame.
Till when do we have data?
We keep your data with us until it is necessary. But it also depends upon the nature and use of the data collected. For instance, if you request to delete the account, we might still keep a part of your data to prevent fraud and financial auditing purposes.
As mentioned earlier, cookies help us to provide you better services by telling us your preferences and interests. But we cannot execute our functions, in case you use an Ad-blocker. However, you can change your cookie setting by changing the privacy settings, or the browser settings.
Last Updated : 23/12/2018