Effective date: June 5th 2023
1. Information We Collect
1.1. Personal Information: We may collect personal information that you voluntarily provide to us when you interact with our website. This information may include your name, email address, contact details, and any other information you submit through forms or communication channels on our website.
1.2. Non-Personal Information: When you visit our website, we may automatically collect non-personal information, such as your IP address, browser type, operating system, referring URL, and other technical data. This data is used to improve the functionality and performance of our website.
2. Use of Information
2.1. Personal Information: We may use the personal information we collect for the following purposes:
- To provide you with the services and information you request from us.
- To respond to your inquiries and provide customer support.
- To send you newsletters, updates, and promotional materials (only if you have consented to receive such communications).
- To improve our website and enhance your user experience.
- To comply with legal and regulatory obligations.
2.2. Non-Personal Information: Non-personal information is used to analyze website usage trends, track user movements, and gather demographic information. This data is used in an aggregated and anonymous form for statistical purposes.
3. Cookies and Similar Technologies
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.
4. Third-Party Services
4.1. Third-Party Websites: Our website may contain links to third-party websites. Please note that we have no control over these external sites, and their privacy practices may differ from ours. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of any third-party sites you visit.
5. Data Security
5.1. We implement appropriate security measures to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, disclosure, or destruction. However, no method of transmission over the Internet or electronic storage is entirely secure, and we cannot guarantee absolute security.
6. Children’s Privacy
6.1. TechSavvyCode.com is not intended for use by children under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect personal information from individuals under the age of 13. If you believe that we may have inadvertently collected information from a child under 13, please contact us immediately, and we will take appropriate steps to delete such information.
7.1 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.
8.1 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.
9. Embedded content from other websites
10 Who we share your data with
10.1 If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.
11. How long we retain your data
11. 1 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.
11.2 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.
12 What rights you have over your data
12.1 If you have an account on this site, 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.
13. Where we send your data
13.1 Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
15. Contact Us
Please note that this is a generic template and may need to be customized to suit the specific practices and legal requirements of your educational website, TechSavvyCode.com. It is essential to consult with legal professionals to ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations.