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Privacy Policy

Updated: May, 2020

As the owner of this website (techknowbase.com, referred to as the “Site”), we understand that your privacy is of critical importance. This Privacy Policy describes what information we collect from you via the Site and how we use and disclose such information.

Who we are

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

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

You are not required to register or create an account to read the content and article on the Website. So we do not collect your email address or name unless you subscribe for newsletter for new updates or comments. These are various ways that we collect personal data:

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://automattic.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.

Contact forms

When ordering or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your: name and/or e-mail address. You may, however, visit our site anonymously.

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.

Google, as a third party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on your site.

Users are advised that if they wish to deny the use and saving of cookies from this website on to their computers hard drive they should take necessary steps within their web browsers security settings to block all cookies from this website and it’s external serving vendors.

This website uses tracking software to monitor it’s visitors to better understand how they use it. This software is provided by Google Analytics which uses cookies to track visitor usage. The software will save a cookie to your computers hard drive in order to track and monitor your engagement and usage of the website but will not store, save or collect personal information. You can read Google’s privacy policy here for further information [http://www.google.com/privacy.html ].

Other cookies may be stored to your computers hard drive by external vendors when this website uses referral programs, sponsored links or adverts. Such cookies are used for conversion and referral tracking and typically expire after 30 days, though some may take longer. No personal information is stored, saved or collected.

You can turn off cookies from your browser’s settings.

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.

Who we share your data with

You can read about how Google uses your information here

https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/

Analytics

We are using Google Analytics(via MonsterInsights plugin) to track visitor information on our website as mentioned above – like how many visitors per day, from which country, user behavior on a site page, search keywords entered etc.

As a user you can opt out of Google Analytics tracking your behaviour by adding an add-on to your browser. Click on this link to find out more about this feature https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/ 

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 subscribed for Newsletter, 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.

Akismet

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam comments. Akismet collects information about visitors who comment on this Site. The information they collect depends on how the User sets up Akismet for the Site, but typically includes the commenter’s IP address, user agent, referrer, and Site URL (along with other information directly provided by the commenter such as their name, username, email address, and the comment itself). To learn how your comment data is processed check Akismet Privacy Policy .

Additional information

How we protect your data

We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you enter, submit, or access your personal information.

What third parties we receive data from

Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services on our website. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites. You may send us an email or contact us though the contact page for the feedback.

What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data

Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:

  • To send periodic emails.
  • The email address you provide may be used to send you information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions.
  • To respond to your comments.

Really Simple SSL

Really Simple SSL and Really Simple SSL add-ons do not process any personal identifiable information, so the GDPR does not apply to these plugins or usage of these plugins on your website. You can find our privacy policy here.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page, and/or update the Privacy Policy modification date.

Our contact information

If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy you may contact us using the information below.

Contact Us

techknowbase.tkb@gmail.com

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