Privacy Policy

Who we are

Hi there. Im a book and food blogger and this privacy policy shows how how Uwadis collects, uses, maintains and discloses information collected from users of https://uwadis.com. I am an individual, not a business.

What personal data this website collects and why.

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Newsletter

If you sign up for my newsletter, your name (if provided), email address, and IP address will be stored on the server, along with the list (s) you subscribed to and your subscription status. This is to ensure you can receive the emails you signed up for. I use MailChimp email delivery, so your email address will be shared with MailChimp only for mail delivery purposes. You can find their privacy policy here

Contact forms

If you fill out a contact form on the site, the entire contents of the form along with your IP address are stored on the server as well as emailed to the site administrator and you are giving me consent to reply to your email. I use WPForms and you can find their privacy policy here.

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website. These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). The information generated by the cookie about your use of our website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of this website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. Further information about Google’s privacy policy may be obtained here.

Non-personal identification information we collect

Non-personal identification information about users may be collected whenever they interact with our site. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about Users means of connection to this site, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilized and other similar information

Who we share your data with.

I do not sell, trade, or rent users’ personal identification information to others. Certain information may be shared with others when necessary to complete a certain action. If you sign up for my mailing list, your email is sent to MailChimp in order for them to deliver the mail to you. They are used as a transactional email service. They may store your email address to keep a record of the fact that they sent a mail to you at one point. If you post a comment, information about the comment may be checked by an automated spam detection service.

How long we retain your data

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.

For users that register on this website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, 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.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Your contact information

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, 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. Please submit requests through the contact form.

How we protect your data

We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on our site.

Sensitive and private data exchange between the site and its users happens over a SSL secured communication channel and is encrypted and protected with digital signatures.

Changes to this privacy policy

This site’s administrator has the discretion to update this privacy policy at any time. Users are encouraged to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this privacy policy periodically and become aware of modifications. Thank you.

Your acceptance of these terms

By using this site, Uwadis, you hereby consent to my privacy policies and agree to all the terms mentioned. In the case of any queries please Contact me or leave a comment below.

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