Your data is only used for the functionality of the website and what you choose voluntarily to share with us. We do not sell or share your data, however, be aware that cookies and embedded content from other websites may be able to track you and the information you share online, and this content is sometimes shared through members (ex. Youtube videos, Facebook posts, etc). A good rule of thumb, never share anything online that you do not want other people or companies to know about.
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. This information is not shared or sold to third parties.
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.
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 visit our login page, 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, forum posts, and other areas of 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.
Who we share your data with
Your data is only shared with third parties for functionality of our website for the duration of your membership with us. Functionality such as user profiles, forums, content upload are all provided by different third party coding in order to bring these features to you. While we do not intentionally share any data with these third parties, your data is processed through these third parties to deliver your user experience.
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
Every user has the ability to delete their account. We retain your information for a limited period as the deletion processes through our systems. Once fully processed, it is erased permanently.
Your contact information
Your contact information is only collected and stored for the functionality of the website in order to provide user membership to you. All payments made through are website are securely done through Paypal and Stripe. Because our shop only sells digital goods, your shipping information is not needed.
How we protect your data
Your contact information is safely stored within our server. Our website is protected through SSL Certification and iThemes Security.