Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is: https://www.techubber.com.

‘Techubber.com’ is a website dedicated to tech tips and tutorials on day to day technologies, computing, website design and development, blogging, etc.

This Privacy Policy governs the manner in which “techubber.com”, henceforth referred to as ‘this site’, collects, and uses information collected from users. This privacy policy applies to the Site and services offered by ‘this site’. Even though data collection is not the goal of this website, some data collection is by default required by the system running this site, to provide you the best experience. By using this site, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.

Personal identification information

We do not collect personal identification information from users, other than such information which are required by the site to provide service. For example:- name, email, date of birth etc. Such details may be required should you decide to use certain services on this site, such as comment form, contact form, subscription forms etc. It is your discretion whether to provide such information or not, except that it may affect some user experience and may prevent you from using some services. We do not sell, trade users personal information to others in any other way.

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site, the data shown in the comments form stays in our servers along with the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymised 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.

Cookies

We may collect information about how the site is accessed and used (“Usage Data”). This Usage Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol address (IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other diagnostic data. These details helps us understand how our visitors interact with  our website, and are purely for website traffic analysis purpose.

User may choose to set their web browser to refuse cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. However, cookies are essential for some services to work. So, if cookies are disabled, note that some parts of the Site may not function properly. Most browsers accept cookies automatically, but you can alter the settings of your browser to erase cookies or prevent automatic acceptance if you prefer. Visit the ‘options’ or ‘preferences’ menu on your browser to change settings.

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 visit our login page, 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.

If you edit or publish an article, 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.

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.

How long 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 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.

Third party 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.

Users may find advertisements or content on this site from other sources. We do not control the content that may appear on these sites. These sites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to our Site, is subject to that website’s own terms and policies. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of every site you visit. We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.

Advertisements

Ads may be delivered to Users by advertising partners (Google Adsense, Infolinks), who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile non personal identification information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This privacy policy does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

Google Adsense

Some of the ads, if appearing on this site, may be served by Google. Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to Users based on their visit to our Site and other sites on the Internet. DART uses “non personally identifiable information” and does NOT track personal information about you, such as your name, email address, physical address, etc. You may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy at http://www.google.com/privacy_ads.html

Use of Data

Any data that may be collected are only meant to:

  • Provide and maintain the Service
  • Provide analysis or valuable information so that we can improve the Service
  • Monitor the usage of the Service
  • Detect, prevent and address technical issues

Changes to this privacy policy

‘This site’ has the discretion to update this privacy policy at any time. When we do, we will revise the updated date at the bottom of this page. We encourage Users to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information that may be collected for providing service through this Site efficiently. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this privacy policy periodically and become aware of modifications.

By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this policy and terms of use. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use this Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.

 

Updated: 01 June 2021