When do we collect data?
-When you enter information on our site, such as comments on the blogs, signing up to receive newsletters/new blog posts or when filling out the contact us form. If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely.
How do we use your data?
-We do nothing with your data, it is only visible on our site when you have commented on blog posts and your comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service before publishing. When voluntarily subscribing to this blog you will have supplied your email address and will then receive new blog posts when they are published. You will have provided your name and email address when completing the contact us form, that information is used to respond back to you.
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.
How do we protect visitor data?
-We only provide articles and information and we never ask for credit card numbers;
-We use a product called Wordfence that provides Firewall, Malware scanning and also general account security;
-Personal or private information like names or email addresses are required to be provided if and when you fill in the contact us form or subscribe to this blog.
Do we use ‘cookies’?
-Understand and save user’s preferences for future visits.
-Keep track of advertisements.
-Compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interactions in order to offer better site experiences and tools in the future. We may also use trusted third-party services that track this information on our behalf.
You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser (like Internet Explorer) settings. Each browser is a little different, so look at your browser’s Help menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.
If you disable cookies off, some features will be disabled, but It will not affect your experience of www.livingthetech.com
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information unless we provide users with advance notice. This does not include website hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or serving our users, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release information when it’s release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others’ rights, property or safety.
However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.
We are using Google AdSense Advertising on our website as well as Google Analytics.
We along with third-party vendors, such as Google use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookies) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) or other third-party identifiers together to compile data regarding user interactions with ad impressions and other ad service functions as they relate to our website.
Users can set preferences for how Google advertises to you using the Google Ad Settings page. Alternatively, you can opt out by visiting the Network Advertising initiative opt out page or permanently using the Google Analytics Opt Out Browser add on.
Users are able to change their personal information
We don’t store or actively collect personal information unless you subscribe to this blog, they we just request your email address.
Does our site allow third-party behavioral tracking?
It’s also important to note that we allow third-party behavioral tracking
COPPA (Children Online Privacy Protection Act)
When it comes to the collection of personal information from children under 13, the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) puts parents in control. The Federal Trade Commission, the nation’s consumer protection agency, enforces the COPPA Rule, which spells out what operators of websites and online services must do to protect children’s privacy and safety online.
We do not specifically market to children under 13
Fair Information Practices
The Fair Information Practices Principles form the backbone of privacy law in the United States and the concepts they include have played a significant role in the development of data protection laws around the globe. Understanding the Fair Information Practice Principles and how they should be implemented is critical to comply with the various privacy laws that protect personal information.
In order to be in line with Fair Information Practices we will take the following responsive action, should a data breach occur
We will notify the users via our Contact Us Page:
-Within 7 business days
CAN SPAM Act
The CAN-SPAM Act is a law that sets the rules for commercial email, establishes requirements for commercial messages, gives recipients the right to have emails stopped from being sent to them, and spells out tough penalties for violations.
We collect your email address in order to:
-Respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions;
-Sign up to receive newsletters and the latest posts.
To be in accordance with CANSPAM we agree to the following:
-NOT use false or misleading subjects or email addresses.
-Identify the message as an advertisement in some reasonable way.
-Include the physical address of our business or site headquarters.
-Monitor third-party email marketing services for compliance, if one is used.
-Honor opt-out/unsubscribe requests quickly (we do not currently send out e-mails)
-Allow users to unsubscribe by using the link at the bottom of each email (we do not currently send out e-mails)
If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, you can email us at:
Follow the instructions at the bottom of each email and we will promptly remove you from ALL correspondence or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Last Edited on 9th May 2017