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Use of personal data collected
We automatically and directly collect no data about you.
Notwithstanding this, we may collect information, including personal information from third parties (see the Cookies section).
When you leave a comment on our website, not only the data entered in the comment form, but also your IP address and your browser's user agent are collected to help us detect unwanted comments.
If you are a registered user and you upload images to the website, we advise you to avoid uploading images containing EXIF GPS coordinate data. Visitors to your website can download and extract location data from these images.
You can choose to provide us with information when you fill out a form, this information will be sent to us by e-mail and will not be kept anywhere else than on our courier service, this information will be used for the sole purpose of responding to your request. If information is likely to be used for commercial purposes a mention will be made at the end of the form. We will always ask for your consent when collecting information via a form.
What's a cookie?
A cookie is a small data file that is transferred to and stored on your device. In concrete terms, a cookie enables us to recognise your browser, your language, for example, or to store your preferences.
Two types of cookies are used on our site: "session cookies" and "persistent cookies". Session cookies expire when you close your browser, whereas persistent cookies remain on your device once you close your browser and can be used again the next time you visit our site.
More information on allaboutcookies.org.
If you leave a comment on our site, you will be asked to save your name, e-mail address and website in cookies. This is only for your convenience so that you do not have to enter this information if you make another comment later. These cookies expire after one year.
If you have an account and log on to this site, a temporary cookie will be created to determine if your browser accepts cookies. It does not contain any personal data and will be deleted automatically when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will set a number of cookies to save your login information and screen preferences. The lifetime of a login cookie is two days, and the lifetime of a screen option cookie is one year. If you check "Remember me", your cookie will be stored for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the cookie will be deleted.
When editing or publishing an article, an additional cookie will be stored in your browser. This cookie does not contain any personal data. It simply indicates the identifier of the article you have just modified. It expires after one day.
Third party cookies
Articles (if present) on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles...). Content embedded from other sites behaves in the same way as if the visitor were visiting that other site.
We may allow certain business partners to install technologies on our site. These partners use these technologies to help us analyze how you use the site, such as noting the third party services through which you arrived on the Platform, marketing and promoting our services on our site and on third party websites, helping us detect and prevent fraud or conduct risk assessments, or collecting information about your activities on the website.
Our website may use social plugins provided and operated by third party companies, such as Facebook's "Like" button. As a result, you may send the third party the information you view in a particular section of our site. If you are not connected to your account with the third party, the third party will not be able to know your identity. If you are logged into your account with the third party, then the third party may link information or actions relating to your interactions with our Site to your account with the third party. Please review the third party's privacy policies to learn more about its data practices.
The list of third party cookies used on this site is available from the privacy preferences.
Statistics and audience measurement
In terms of analysis we work with Google Analytics to obtain information about the use of our website in order to improve it.
To prevent Google Analytics from using your information for analytical purposes, you can install the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on by clicking here. Please note that we have no control over this opt-out link and are not responsible for the availability or accuracy of this mechanism. See this documentation for more information.
How long your data is stored
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are kept indefinitely. This makes it possible to automatically recognize and approve subsequent comments instead of leaving them in the moderation queue.
For users who register on our site (if possible), we also store the personal data indicated in their profile. All users can view, change or delete their personal information at any time (with the exception of their username-ice). The site managers can also view and modify this information.
The rights you have over your data
If you have an account or if you have left comments on the site, you can request to receive a file containing all the personal data we hold about you, including the data you have provided us with. You can also request the deletion of your personal data. This does not include data stored for administrative, legal or security purposes.
In accordance with the general data protection regulations, we allow you to download your data and to delete it.
Transmission of your personal data
Visitor comments can be checked using an automated service for detecting unwanted
comments All personal data we process is processed at the heart of the European Union.
How we protect your data
We implement and continually update site security to protect your information from unauthorized access, loss, destruction or alteration. We therefore work to make your data as invulnerable as possible. As the Internet is not a 100% secure environment, we cannot fully guarantee the security of the transmission or storage of your information.
For any request or question concerning your personal data, please contact the site editor, contact information available on our legal notice. Please note that we may ask you to verify your identity before taking further action regarding your request.