Our website address is: https://www.ponderingpadawan.com.
ponderingpadawan.com respects your privacy and wants to maintain the trust and confidence of all visitors, like you, to this website.
Effective: May 25, 2018
ponderingpadawan.com doesn’t collect personal information about individuals – so names or e-mail addresses – unless visitors agree with how it will be used and therefore provide it knowingly to ponderingpadawan.com, for example, to sign up to blog posts or leave a comment. Just so you know, you can easily access and browse ponderingpadawan.com without disclosing any of your personal data.
What information do we collect and why it’s collected?
In order to respect your privacy, ponderingpadawan.com does not share personal information with third parties. In a nutshell, to help provide a good overall user experience, we’ll collect data you provide us with such as:
Your name(s) and email address
and we’ll use this data:
- for necessary personalisation of content, and business information or to aid the user experience
- to help with account set-up and administration
- to deliver any marketing or other communication to you
- carrying out polls and surveys to get your opinion and/or to help enhance the service
We need this type of data so we can:
- operate and maintain ponderingpadawan.com;
- improve your experience on ponderingpadawan.com;
- respond to your comments or provide you with user support;
- communicate with you about services, surveys, or promotions, and/or provide news that may be of interest to you;
- monitor and analyse usage and activities by visitors that take place on ponderingpadawan.com.
ponderingpadawan.com is not responsible for the republishing of the content found on this blog on other websites or media without permission.
When visitors leave comments on the site the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection are collected.
If you subscribed to receive blog post updates as part of the registration process, then the personal information provided is collected. The information is used for a couple of reasons: to tell you about stuff you’ve asked to be told about; to contact you if there’s a need to obtain or provide additional information; to check our records are right and to check every now and then that you’re happy and satisfied.
ponderingpadawan.com uses a third-party provider, MailChimp, to deliver any blog update information to you. Statistics around email opening and clicks using industry standard technologies are gathered to help monitor and improve the communication with you i.e. blog updates via email e-newsletter. If you’re still unsure, check out MailChimp’s privacy notice. You can unsubscribe to general mailings at any time – all you have to do is click the unsubscribe link right at the bottom of any of the emails sent or you can email us directly.
If you leave a comment on this site you may opt-in to save 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. Just so you know, these cookies will last for one year. If you have an account and you log in to this site, a temporary cookie will be set 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, several cookies will be set up to help 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.
There may be a time when you may publish an article on ponderingpadawan.com – if you become a guest blogger for example. If you do, 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.
If you’re not sure, you can disable cookies through your individual browser options. You can find detailed information about cookie management with specific What’s a web browser can be found at the browsers’ respective websites.
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.
Google Analytics – this service helps tracks website usage at ponderingpadawan.com and provides information such as referring websites and user actions on the website. Google Analytics may capture your IP address, but no other personal information is captured by Google Analytics.
ponderingpadawan.com does not control these third parties’ tracking technologies or how they may be used. If you have any questions about an advertisement or other targeted content, you should contact the responsible provider directly.
How long do we retain your data?
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on this website, the personal information they provide in their user profile will be stored. All users can see, edit, or delete their own personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). We may have website administrators and they can also see and edit that information.
What rights do you have over your data?
If you have an account or you’ve made comments, you can request an exported file of your personal data. You can also request that any personal data held about you be erased. This does not include any data that has to be kept for administrative, legal, or security purposes. if you’d like to do any of the above, please email us.
Where do we send your data?
Visitors’ comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service. This site uses Akismet to help reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed. The type of information checked for may include the commenter’s IP address, user agent, referrer, and site URL (along with other information directly provided by the commenter such as their name, username, email address, and the comment itself).
How do we secure your data?
To help secure your data we use standard security protocols.
ponderingpadawan.com uses software programs to monitor and identify unauthorised attempts to upload or change information. It identifies any system performance or other problem areas.