Table of Contents
- Who are we?
- Use of personal data collected
- Contact forms
- Statistics and audience measurements
- How long we store your data
- 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 legal notice page.
Use of personal data collected
We automatically and directly collect no data about you.
Notwithstanding we may collect information, including personal information from third parties (see Cookies section).
When you leave a comment on our website, the data entered in the comment form, but also your IP address and the user agent of your browser are collected to help us detect unwanted comments.
An anonymized string created from your email address (also known as a hash) can be sent to the Gravatar service to check if you are using it. The privacy clauses of the Gravatar service are available https://automattic.com/privacy/. After validation of your comment, your profile picture will be publicly visible next to your comment.
If you are a registered user and you upload images to the website, we advise you to avoid uploading images containing EXIF data of GPS coordinates. Visitors to your website can download and extract location data from these images.
You can choose to provide us with information when you fill out a form, it will be sent to us by e-mail and will not be kept elsewhere than on our messaging 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, a mention will indicate this 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 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 while persistent cookies remain on your device once your browser is closed and can be used again on your next visit to our site.
More information on allaboutcookies.org.
If you leave a comment on our site, you will be offered to save your name, email address and website in cookies. This is only for your convenience so you don’t have to enter this information if you drop 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 whether your browser accepts cookies. It does not contain any personal data and will be deleted automatically when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will set a number of cookies to save your login details and screen preferences. The lifetime of a login cookie is two days, that of a screen option cookie is one year. If you tick “Remember me”, your login cookie will be stored for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookie will be deleted.
By editing or publishing an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie does not include any personal data. It simply shows the ID of the article you just edited. It expires after one day.
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles…). Content embedded from other sites behaves in the same way as if the visitor were visiting 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 noting the third-party services through which you have arrived on the Platform, marketing and promoting our services on our Site and on third-party websites, helping us detect and prevent fraud or conducting 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 can send to the third party the information you view in a particular section of our site. If you are not logged into your account with the third party, the third party will not be able to know your identity. 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 your account with the third party. Please review the third party’s privacy policies to learn more about its data practices.
The list of third-party cookies used on this website is available from the cookie management panel.
Statistics and audience measurements
In terms of analysis we work with Google Analytics to obtain information about the use of our website in order to improve it. The latter can be disabled from the cookie management panel.
To prevent Google Analytics from using your information for analytics 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 we are not responsible for the availability or accuracy of this mechanism. See this documentation for more information.
How long we store your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This automatically recognizes and approves subsequent comments instead of leaving them in the moderation queue.
For users who register on our website (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 edit this information.
The rights you have over your data
If you have an account or if you have left comments on the site, you can request to receive a file containing all the personal data we have about you, including those you have provided to us. You can also request the deletion of personal data about you. This does not take into account data stored for administrative, legal or security purposes.
Transmission of your personal data
Visitor comments can be checked using an automated spam detection service
All personal data we process is processed within the heart of the European Union.
How we protect your data
We continuously implement and update the security of the Site to protect your information from unauthorized access, loss, destruction or alteration. We therefore work to make your data as invulnerable as possible. As the Internet is not a 100% secure environment, we cannot fully guarantee the security of the transmission or storage of your information.
For any request or question regarding your personal data, contact us on email@example.com, other contact information is available on our legal notice. Please note that we may ask you to verify your identity before taking any further action regarding your request.