Privacy Policy

Vlad and TomBat respect your privacy and recognize the personal nature of the information you provide us. This page presents how your personal information such as your name, email address, and IP address is stored and used.

You may contact us regarding this Privacy Policy or any other issue related to this site using our contact form.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

As the main objective of this site is present information, we try to keep and store as little data about our visitor as possible. However, some information is processed to keep us safe from hackers and spammers.

Comments

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.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Contact forms

We are using a contact form you may fill in to reach us. The data (name, email, subject, message) is sent securely from the website to our email address. Your data is private and will not be used for marketing purposes.

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.

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.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Analytics

We are using analytics trackers (Google Analytics, Statcounter) that may collect information that is in no way personally identifiable. It may include the operating system you are working on, the web browser you are using, and the screen resolution of your computer.

Who we share your data with

We do not share any personal data with anyone.

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.

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.

Your contact information

In case you have any concerns related to your data usage on our site please contact us.

Additional information

How we protect your data

Your data (if any) is transported using secured communication channels. Additionally, it is stored on secured databases and deleted on regular intervals.

What data breach procedures we have in place

In case of a data breach, all users will be notified.

Latest update: 08.15.2019