Who we are
apratimbarua.com is a personal blog where you can find information about doing business on the internet in addition to personal development!
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
We do not collect any personal data about visitors, and only collect the data shown on the User Profile screen from registered users. However some of the plugins like Analytics plugin or Adsense plugin may collect personal data, details of which are mentioned below.
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.
All uploaded files are usually publicly accessible.
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.
When someone submits a contact form the Name and Email address along with the Message are captured, and they are kept for six months for customer service purposes. We do not use the information submitted through contact form for marketing purposes.
Cookies may be set by your Analytics plugins, Google Analytics and Google Adsense.
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 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.
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.
We use Google Analytics. We also use plugins that provides analytics services by Google.
Who we share your data with
We share site data with Google Analytics to gain insight into visitor count and behavior on the website as well as Google Adsense for the purpose of commercial advertisement on the website.
How long we retain your data
We keep contact form entries for six months, analytics records for a year, and customer purchase records for ten years.
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 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.
What rights you have over your data
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.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
Our contact information
For privacy-specific concerns please contact us at [email protected] with the subject line “Privacy concerns”.
The website may show commercial advertisement and you may be engaged in more complex collection or processing of personal data.
How we protect your data
The website uses SSL encryption; security measures such as two factor authentication; and measures such as staff training in data protection.
What data breach procedures we have in place
We have measures in place to deal with data breaches, either potential or real, such as internal reporting systems, contact mechanisms, or bug bounties.