Privacy Policy For sunsetpaddler.com

At sunsetpaddler.com, I recognize that privacy of your personal information is important. Here is information on what types of personal information this site receives and collects when you use and visit sunsetpaddler.com, and how your information is safeguarded. Your personal information gathered here is never being sold to third parties.

If you choose to use this Service, then you agree to the collection and use of information in relation with this policy. The Personal Information that this site collects is used for providing and improving the Service.

 


Who We (me and the site) Are

I go by the pseudonym “Paddler” and the website address is: https://www.sunsetpaddler.com.

 


What Personal Data Is Collected And Why

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site, the data shown in the comments form is collected, 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://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture might be visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Sunsetpaddler.com does not collect your email address from the comments form for use in any email list, such as a newsletter or marketing email list. Also, this site will never sell email addresses to third parties.

 

Media

In general, users are not able to upload images or other media files to this website.  However, if you do 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.

 

Contact Forms

When you fill out a contact form on sunsetpaddler.com, only the information you enter into the contact form is collected.  If the form asks for your name, email address, or any other personal information, then that information is stored on this website.  That information is retained only—including your email address—for as long as necessary to address your purpose in contacting me.

Email addresses provided in contact forms are not ever used by sunsetpaddler.com for any purpose other than to reply to you in regards to your reason for contacting me.  Sunsetpaddler.com will never sell information from contact forms to any third parties for any purpose.

 

Log Files

As with most other websites, sunsetpaddler.com collects and use the data contained in log files. The information in the log files include your IP (internet protocol) address, your ISP (internet service provider, such as AOL or Shaw Cable), the browser you used to visit our site (such as Internet Explorer or Firefox), the time you visited our site and which pages you visited throughout this site.

 

Cookies

Cookies are files with small amount of data that is commonly used as an anonymous unique identifier. These are sent to your browser from the website that you visit and are stored on your computer’s hard drive. Basically all website on the web have them in some form.

Our website uses these “cookies” to collect information and to improve our service.

If you leave a comment on this 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.

Google uses cookies to help serve the ads it displays on the websites of its partners, such as websites displaying Google ads or participating in Google certified ad networks. When users visit a Google partner’s website, a cookie may be dropped on that end user’s browser.

You can choose to disable or selectively turn off our cookies or third-party cookies in your browser settings, or by managing preferences in programs such as Norton Internet Security. However, this can affect how you are able to interact with this site as well as other websites.

 

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 tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

 

Analytics

As you use this Website, sunsetpaddler.com uses automatic data collection technology (Google Analytics) to collect certain information about your device, browsing actions, and patterns. This generally includes information about where you are, how you use our website, and any communications between your computer and this site. Among other things, sunsetpaddler.com will collect data about the type of computer you use, your Internet connection, your IP address, your operating system, and your browser type.

This data is collected for statistical purposes and personal information is not collected. The purpose of this data is to improve this website and offerings.

If you wish to opt out of Google Analytics so that none of your personal information is collected and stored by Google Analytics, you can download and install the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on here.  For more information on how Google collects and uses your data, you can access the Google Privacy Policy here.

 

Adsense

Sunsetpaddler.com discloses that

  • Google uses cookies to serve ads based on a user’s prior visits to this website and/or other websites.
  • Google’s use of advertising cookies enables it and its partners to serve ads to the users based on their visit to this site and/or other sites on the Internet.
  • Users may opt out of personalized advertising by visiting Ads Settings. (Alternatively, you can opt out of a third-party vendor’s use of cookies for personalized advertising by visiting www.aboutads.info.)
  • More info: https://policies.google.com/technologies/partner-sites

 


Links to Other Sites

Our Service may contain links to other sites. If you click on a third-party link, you will be directed to that site. Note that these external sites are not operated by us. Therefore, we strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of these websites. We have no control over, and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party sites or services.

 

Our Advertising Partners

Some of our advertising partners may use cookies and web beacons on our site. Our advertising partners include:

#1 Amazon
Sunsetpaddler.com is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com.

#2 Google Adsense
Google uses cookies to help serve the ads it displays on the websites of its partners, such as websites displaying Google ads or participating in Google certified ad networks. When users visit a Google partner’s website, a cookie may be dropped on that end user’s browser.

 


Children’s Privacy

Our Services do not address anyone under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect personal identifiable information from children under 13. In the case we discover that a child under 13 has provided us with personal information, we immediately delete this from our servers. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your child has provided us with personal information, please contact us so that we will be able to do necessary actions.

 


How Long Does Sunsetpaddler.com Retain Your Data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so sunsetpaddler.com can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue (though a follow-up comment may just end up in moderation queue either way).

For users that register on this website (if any), the personal information they provide in their user profile is stored on sunsetpaddler.com. 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 this site holds about you, including any data you have provided here. You can also request that we erase any personal data sunsetpaddler.com holds about you. This does not include any data sunsetpaddler.com is obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

 


Where Is Your Data Sent

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

 


Contact Information

For questions regarding your data and how it’s being used here, you can send me an email at sunsetpaddlers@gmail.com if you would like an extract of all of your personal information stored on this website or to request that all of your information stored on our website to be deleted.

 


Additional Information

How Your Data Is Protected

We value your trust in providing us your Personal Information, thus we are striving to use commercially acceptable means of protecting it. But remember that no method of transmission over the internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure and reliable, and we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

 

What Data Breach Procedures Does This Site Have In Place

Keeping your information secure is of great concern to me. Sunsetpaddler.com has implemented a security measure that monitors the access of visitors to the site and occasionally scans the site for hacked files.

 

What Third Parties Does This Site Receive Data From

Sunsetpaddler.com doesn’t receive data from third parties.

 

What Automated Decision Making And/Or Profiling Does This Site Do With User Data

Sunsetpaddler.com doesn’t do any decision making and/or profiling with user data.

 


Changes to this policy

There may be changes to this policy at any time. You may be asked to review and re-accept the information in this policy if it changes in the future.

 

Contact Information

You can send me an email in case of offers or concerns at sunsetpaddlers@gmail.com


Last edited: 3rd of February, 2019
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