Privacy Policy

In orderfor us to operate this website and engage with you, it is sometimes necessaryfor us to collect or process information about you. In general terms, thisinformation will take one or more of the following forms:

Information that you provide to us directly, such as in the situation where you complete an online form or send us a message via our website.

Information that is automatically sent to us by your computer’s internet browser when you visit our website, such as your computer’s technical address (or ‘IP address’) or information about which particular internet browser you are using and so on.

Informationabout how you use our website or our services, such as which pages you visit,how frequently you visit the site and so forth.

Thisprivacy policy sets out the detail of what information we collect, as well ashow that data is used and protected.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

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.

Media

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.

Contact forms

If you use a contact form on this website, your name and email address will be processed and held for administrative purposes, above all in order to be able to reply to your requests.

Your name and email address will not be shared with third parties.

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 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.

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 use Google Analytics to analyze the use of our website. Google Analytics gathers information about website use by means of cookies. The information gathered relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of our website.

Google’s privacy policy is available at: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en-US

Who we share your data with

We may share your information with third parties when you explicitly authorize us to share your information.

Additionally, the Site may use third-party service providers to service various aspects of the. Each third-party service provider’s use of your personal information is dictated by their respective privacy policies. Only the information necessary for the provision of the service in question will be shared.

Except when required by law, we will not sell, distribute, or reveal your email addresses or other personal information without your consent.

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, have filled in a contact form 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 rectify or 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.

To exercise any of the above rights, please contact us at data[at]rucksacksombrero.com.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.