This policy has been compiled to clarify what happens with your information on this website. I personally consider transparency quite important, therefore I’ve abundantly compiled this document to give you a complete insight into what happens.
Don’t get scared of the text as it is a legal document because to help those without legal experience, I wrote a clear summary of the contents below. I’ve also tried to keep the legal parts clear and understanding.
- Data I receive from you will be used for functional purposes.
- I shall honour any request for deletion, insight or modification of personal data related to this website. You can use the contact form to request those rights.
Which information do I collect?
Whenever comment on my blog, or contact me through the contact page, your e-mail address and name are stored. The form sends an email with the information filled in. The information is stored for contact purposes. The e-mail address and name are solely used to give me or the website the ability to contact you regarding the contents of the contact occasion.
Your IP address is only used for security-related features. Your IP address remains registered as long as you comment on the website. The security system also logs your IP address for one day for security purposes. If our system sees you as a malicious visitor, your IP address is stored for a year. Your IP address is also required to process establishing a connection and transfer data from the website to you.
Your Browser and its version are only stored in combination with your IP address, thus only whenever it is stored. This is for your security to confirm that not a third party is hijacking your session on my website.
Upon contacting me or whenever you comment, the name used is stored. This is merely to allow me to address and/or identify you in the case for communication based on the comment or contact message. Or in the case of commenting, to give others this ability.
How do I store your information?
Some information is stored in so-called cookies. These are tiny files on your computer solely containing data. Due to the setup of the security surrounding cookies on this website, only you or this website has access to these cookies.
Comments and e-mails are stored in two separate databases. Databases which I personally ensured are only accessible to me by surrounding the database with highly secured protection layers.
For what do I use your information?
- Technically deliver the content.
- Ability to communicate through the mail.
Some information, however, is exposed to third parties or in some rare and strict circumstances required to hand over to third parties. Below it is described how my website deals with this.
Third Party Disclosure
I do not sell, trade, or otherwise tansfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information unless I provide you with advance notice. This does not include website hosting partners and other parties who assist me in operating our website, conducting my business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. I may also release your information when I believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce my site policies, or protect my or others’ rights, property, or safety.
Third party links
Occasionally, at my discretion, I may include or offer third party products or services on our website. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. I, therefore, have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, I seek to protect the integrity of my site and welcome any feedback about these sites.