WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT AND HOW IS IT USED?
Information that you voluntarily submit to the website: we may collect personal information about you, such as your name or email address. For example, you can voluntarily send information to the website by leaving a comment, subscribing to a newsletter or sending a contact form. In addition, you can create a user profile, which allows you to create a username and password. We will store the username, but your password will not be visible in our records.
Information we collect from others: we may receive information about you from other sources. You can link your Facebook, Instagram and Google accounts to your user profile. If you choose to link your Facebook, Instagram and / or Google accounts to your user profile, we will receive your name, email address and profile photo associated with that account. The website uses the Facebook comment system, so if you choose to comment on a website publication, your profile photo will appear.
Automatically collected information: we automatically collect certain information about you and the device with which you access the website. For example, when you use the website, we will record your IP address, type of operating system, browser type, reference website, pages you viewed and the dates and times you accessed the website. We may also collect information about the actions you take when using the website, such as the links that you click on.
Cookies: we can register information using cookies, which are small data files stored in your browser by the website. We may use session cookies, which expire when you close your browser, and persistent cookies, which remain in your browser until they are deleted, to provide you with a more personalized experience on the website.
HOW YOU CAN USE YOUR INFORMATION
We may use the information collected in the following ways:
To operate and maintain the website;
To create your account, identify it as a user of the website and personalize the website for your account;
To send you promotional information, such as newsletters. Each email promotion will provide information on how to opt-out of future emails;
To send you administrative communications, such as administrative emails, confirmation emails, technical notices, policy updates or security alerts;
To respond to your comments or inquiries;
To provide user support;
To track and measure advertising on the website;
To protect, investigate and avoid illegal or unauthorized activities.
USE BY THIRD PARTIES OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
We may share your information with third parties when you explicitly authorize us to share your information.
In addition, the website may use third-party service providers to service various aspects of the website. The use of your personal information by each service provider is dictated by their respective privacy policies.
Currently, the website uses the following third-party service providers:
Google Analytics: this service tracks the use of the website and provides information, such as reference websites and user actions on the website. Google Analytics can capture your IP address, but Google Analytics does not capture any other personal information.
At this time, your personal information is not shared with any other third-party application. This list may be modified from time to time at the sole discretion of the website.
Except when required by law, we will not sell, distribute or disclose your email addresses or other personal information without your consent; however, we may disclose or transfer personal information collected through the website to third parties that acquire all or part of our business, which may be the result of a merger, consolidation or purchase of all or a portion of our assets, or in connection with any bankruptcy or reorganization proceeding filed by or against us.