Last Updated: October 10 , 2023
- Authentication: Identifying you as you navigate our website.
Personalization: Storing your preferences to tailor the website to your liking.
- Security: Protecting user accounts and preventing fraudulent use of login credentials.
- Analysis: Analyzing website usage to improve our services.
You can manage cookies in your web browser settings. However, note that disabling cookies may affect the functionality of our site.
We may collect your email address if you voluntarily provide it, such as when signing up for our newsletter or participating in promotions. Your email address will be used to send you relevant information about our website, products, or services. You can unsubscribe from these emails at any time by clicking the “unsubscribe” link in the email.
We use Flodesk to process your data when you subscribe to our email list, ensuring that your information is held securely. You have full control over your subscription and can unsubscribe using the links provided in our newsletters.
Registration or Account Data
When you register on our site, we may collect information such as your name, screen name, and password. As you use our site, you may provide additional information voluntarily, such as comments. We may also gather data from other sources to create a comprehensive user profile for the purpose of enhancing your experience.
Additional Rights of EEA Residents
If you reside in the European Economic Area (EEA), you have certain rights, including the right to access your data, rectify inaccuracies, request data deletion, restrict further data processing, and lodge complaints with your supervisory authority. If you believe we mishandle your personal information, you can file a complaint with the appropriate data protection authority.
To exercise your rights or for any privacy-related inquiries, please contact:
Ariel Magidson, Data Protection
414 Francisco Street
San Francisco, CA 94133
Sale of Business or Assets
In the event of a business sale, merger, insolvency, bankruptcy, or receivership, user information may be transferred as part of the assets involved in the transaction.
Data Collection Details
When you upload images to the website, please avoid including location data (EXIF GPS) in your images to protect your privacy.
When you use our contact form, you may interact with our chatbot, “Tido.” Tido collects the information you provide to facilitate efficient communication and respond to your inquiries. This data may include your name, email address, and the message or query you submit.
Additionally, we offer a contact email form that allows you to reach out to us directly. By submitting your information through this email form, you consent to be added to our marketing email list through Flodesk, an email marketing service. This enables us to provide you with updates, newsletters, and information about our products and services that we believe may be of interest to you.
Your information, whether collected by Tido or through the email form, is securely stored and used solely for the purpose of addressing your specific request, initiating project discussions, or sending you relevant marketing communications. We do not share this information with third parties unless necessary to fulfill your request or for marketing purposes, as described.
If you leave a comment, you may opt-in to save your name, email address, and website in cookies for your convenience.
If you visit our login page, a temporary cookie is set 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 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, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser, containing no personal data. This cookie indicates the post ID of the article you just edited and expires after one day.
Embedded Content from Other Websites
We may share your data with analytics services to improve our site’s performance.
How Long We Retain Your Data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is done to recognize and approve follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them for moderation.
For registered users, we retain your personal information as long as you have an active account. All users can view, edit, or delete their personal information, except for their username. Website administrators can also access and edit this information.
Your Rights Over Your Data
If you have an account on our site or have left comments, you can request an exported file of the personal data we hold about you. You can also request that we erase any personal data, excluding data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Where We Send Your Data
Visitor comments may be screened using automated spam detection services.
How We Protect Your Data
Safeguarding your personal information is our priority. We employ robust security measures to protect your data from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction. These measures include encryption, access controls, and routine security assessments.
Data Breach Procedures
In the unlikely event of a data breach or security incident, we have established procedures to promptly respond and mitigate any potential risks. Our team will investigate the breach, take corrective actions, and notify the affected parties as required by applicable data protection laws. We also maintain communication with relevant authorities to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements.
Third Parties We Receive Data From
Automated Decision Making and Profiling
Our website may use automated decision-making processes, including user profiling and personalization algorithms, to improve your experience. These processes analyze your data and behavior to deliver customized content and recommendations. You have the option to opt out of such processes or modify your preferences. Please refer to our privacy settings or contact us if you wish to make changes or if you have any questions about these automated processes.
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