Table of contents
- Who are we?
- Use of personal data collected
- Contact forms
- Statistics and audience measurement
- How long your data is stored
- The rights you have over your data
- Transmission of your personal data
- How we protect your data
- Contact information
Who are we?
Discover all our information on the page legal mentions.
Use of personal data collected
We do not automatically and directly collect any data about you.
However, we may collect information, including personal information, from third parties (see the Cookies section).
When you leave a comment on our website, not only the data entered in the comment form, but also your IP address and browser user agent are collected to help us detect unwanted comments.
If you are a registered user and you upload images to the website, we advise you to avoid uploading images that contain EXIF data of GPS coordinates. Visitors to your website can download and extract location data from these images.
You may choose to provide us with information when you fill out a form, this information will be sent to us by e-mail and will not be stored anywhere other than on our e-mail service, this information will be used for the sole purpose of responding to your request. If information is likely to be used for commercial purposes, this will be indicated at the end of the form. We will always ask for your consent when collecting information via a form.
What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small data file that is transferred to and stored on your device. In concrete terms, a cookie allows us, for example, to recognize your browser, your language or to store your preferences.
Two types of cookies are used on our site: “session cookies” and “persistent cookies”. Session cookies expire when you close your browser, whereas persistent cookies remain on your device after you close your browser and can be used again the next time you visit our site.
More information on allaboutcookies.org.
If you leave a comment on our site, you will be asked to save your name, email address and website in cookies. This is only for your convenience so that you do not have to enter this information if you leave another comment later. These cookies expire after one year.
If you have an account and log in to this site, a temporary cookie will be created to determine if your browser accepts cookies. It does not contain any personal information and will be deleted automatically when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will set a number of cookies to store your login information and screen preferences. A login cookie lasts for two days and a screen preference cookie lasts for one year. If you check “Remember Me”, your login cookie will be retained for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookie will be deleted.
When editing or publishing an article, an additional cookie will be stored in your browser. This cookie does not include any personal data. It simply indicates the identifier of the article you just modified. It expires after one day.
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles…). Embedded content from other sites behaves in the same way as if the visitor were on that other site.
We may allow certain business partners to install technologies on our site. These partners use these technologies to help us analyze how you use the site, such as by noting the third-party services through which you arrived at the Platform, market and promote our services on our site and on third-party websites, help us detect and prevent fraud or conduct risk assessments, or collect information about your activities on the website.
Our website may use social plugins provided and operated by third-party companies, such as the Facebook “Like” button. As a result, you may send the third party information that you view in a particular area of our website. If you are not logged into your account with the third party, the third party will not know who you are. If you are logged into your account with the third party, then the third party may link information or actions relating to your interactions with our site to the account you have with that third party. Please refer to the third party’s privacy policies to learn more about their data practices.
The list of third party cookies used on this site is available from the cookie management panel.
In terms of analysis we work with Google Analytics to obtain information about the use of our website in order to improve it. This can be disabled from the cookie management panel.
To prevent Google Analytics from using your information for analysis purposes, you can also install the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on by clicking here. Please note that we have no control over this opt-out link and are not responsible for the availability or accuracy of this mechanism. See this documentation for more information.
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are kept indefinitely. This allows us to automatically recognize and approve subsequent comments instead of leaving them in the moderation queue.
For users who register on our site (if possible), we also store the personal data indicated in their profile. All users can view, edit or delete their personal information at any time (except for their username). Site managers can also view and modify this information.
If you have an account or have left comments on the site, you may request to receive a file containing all the personal data we have about you, including the data you have provided to us. You may also request the deletion of your personal data. This does not include data stored for administrative, legal or security purposes.
Transmission of your personal data
Visitors’ comments can be checked with an automated spam detection service
All the personal data we process are processed within the European Union.
How we protect your data
We implement and continuously update site security to protect your information from unauthorized access, loss, destruction or alteration. We work to make your data as invulnerable as possible. Since the Internet is not a 100% secure environment, we cannot fully guarantee the security of the transmission or storage of your information.
If you have any requests or questions regarding your personal data, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org, other contact information is available on our legal notice. Please note that we may ask you to verify your identity before taking further action on your request.