Privacy Policy

Who we are

The address of our website is: https://geeknewsclub.tech.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Comments

When you leave a comment on our site, the data in the comment form, as well as your IP address and your browser user agent are collected to help us detect unwanted comments.

An anonymized chain created from your email address (also called hash) can be sent to the Gravatar service to check if you are using the Gravatar service. The confidentiality clauses of the Gravatar service are available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After validating your comment, your profile picture will be publicly visible next to your comment.

Media

If you upload images to the site, we advise you to avoid uploading images containing EXIF GPS coordinate data. People visiting your site can download and extract location data from these images.

Contact forms

Cookies

If you submit a comment on our site, you will be offered to register your name, email address and website in cookies. It’s only for your convenience so you don’t have to enter this information if you submit another comment later. These cookies expire after one year.

If you go to the login page, a temporary cookie will be created to determine if your browser accepts cookies. It does not contain personal data and will be deleted automatically when your browser closes.

When you log in, we’ll set up a number of cookies to record your login information and screen preferences. The lifespan of a connection cookie is two days, that of a screen option cookie is one year. If you check « Remember Me, » your login cookie will be kept for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookie will be deleted.

By modifying or publishing a post, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie does not include any personal data. It simply shows the ID of the post you just changed. It expires after one day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (for example videos, images, articles, etc.). Content embedded from other sites behaves in the same way as if the visitor went to that other site.

These websites could collect data about you, use cookies, ship third-party tracking tools, track your interactions with this embedded content if you have an account logged into their website.

Analytics

Who we share your data with

If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.

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 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.

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