Privacy Policy
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Who we are

Our website address is: https://colinspost.com.

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: https://colinspost.com/privacy/. 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.

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.

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 our 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.

Additional information

This policy details how data about you is used when you access our websites and services (together, Colinspost) or interact with us. If we update it, we will revise the date, place notice on Colinspost if changes are material, and/or obtain your consent as required by law.

Protecting your privacy We take precautions to prevent unauthorized access to or misuse of data about you. We do not share your data with third parties for marketing purposes. We do not send you unsolicited communications for marketing purposes. We do provide email proxy & relay services to reduce unwanted email.

We show you ads, offers, and other sponsored content to help you discover content, products, and services that are offered by the many businesses and organizations that use Colinspost and other Colinspost Service. Our partners pay us to show their content to you, and we design our services so that the sponsored content you see is as relevant and useful to you as everything else you see on our Service.

Data we use to provide/improve our services and/or combat fraud/abuse: data you post on or send via colinspost, and/or send us directly or via other sites credit card data, which is transmitted to payment processors via a security protocol (e.g. SSL). data you submit or provide (e.g. name, address, email, phone, fax, photos, tax ID). web log data (e.g. web pages viewed, access times, IP address, HTTP headers). data collected via cookies (e.g. search data and “favorites” lists). data about your device(s) (e.g. screen size, DOM local storage, plugins). data from 3rd parties (e.g. phone type, geo-location via IP address).

Data we store We retain data as needed for our business purposes and/or as required by law. We make good faith efforts to store data securely, but can make no guarantees. You may access and update certain data about you via your account login.

Circumstances in which we may disclose user data: to vendors and service providers (e.g. payments processors) working on our behalf. To respond to subpoenas, search warrants, court orders, or other legal process. To protect our rights, property, or safety, or that of users of Colinspost or the general public. With your consent (e.g. If you authorize us to share data with other users). In connection with a merger, bankruptcy, or sale/transfer of assets. In aggregate/summary form, where it cannot reasonably be used to identify you. International Users – By accessing Colinspost or providing us data, you agree we may use and disclose data we collect as described here or as communicated to you, transmit it outside your resident jurisdiction, and store it on servers in the United States. For more information please contact our privacy officer at privacy@colinspost.com