What personal data we collect and why we collect it
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.
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.
We store your IP addresses in the following scenarios to protect you from getting your session hijacked:
- When you click on Buy Now link or go through our order forms
- When you are logged into your Client area
- When you post comments on our Blog
When we store these IP addresses, We get it encrypted ensuring your privacy. These are stored in the server as well as in the form of 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.
If you have an account and you log in to this site, 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 when you choose remember me, It extends to 30 days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
As an editor or content writer, 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.
When some websites refer you to our website, We store the data like who refereed you and at what time. So, that the referral will be able to receive commissions for sales they make when you buy services from us. This cookie’s lifespan is 90 days and after that it will be removed automatically.
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.
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 who get registered on our website, we store their personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time. Website administrators are also able to see and edit that information. There’s no specified retention time for these data. However, It can be erased from our system if requested.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an client 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.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service. Apart from that, As a Fraud Detection method, We transmit your data to Maxmind & FraudRecord before processing your orders who has encrypted mode of operations. So, even they can’t see what we’re transmitting to their site to check.
How we protect your data
We use 256-Bit protected SSL certificate in our website to make sure that your privacy is not spoiled by any intruders.
Industry regulatory disclosure requirements
As a Domain Registration service provider under ICANN (International body for Domain names), We’re forced to transmit your data to ICANN. ICANN makes your data available to the public. There is an option to enable your privacy protection (for an additional cost) in some of the domain TLDs and you can enable it to protect your privacy.
But, If your domain is registered without Privacy Protection service, Your Name, Company Name, Address, Phone Number and Email ID will be available publicly via domain WHOIS service as its mandatory by ICANN.