Privacy Policy

This is the privacy policy for the Photo-journ’s newsblog website (“Website”)

 

Photo-journ’s newsblog is published by John Le Fevre whose details can be found here.

Photo-journ’s newsblog is strongly committed to protecting your privacy while interacting with our content, products, and services.

Our goal is to provide you and your family with media experiences that inform, entertain, and educate. Sometimes this means that we use information that you provide to us about yourself to customise that experience. We do this to improve your enjoyment of our products and services.

In providing our services to you, Photo-journ’s newsblog will be transparent about how and why we collect and use your information. In some cases, if you do not want us to collect or use your information in a particular way, then we will give you the opportunity to say so.

What information we collect

We collect information through the registration process, the subscription process, the classified advertising process, the purchasing process, and should you choose to comment on any of our articles, or use our contact form to contact us. We also collect non-personal identifying information as you browse our website. It may include, but is not limited to, the following fields of information :

(a) name;
(b) email address;
(c) telephone number;
(d) mailing address; and
(e) identification number such as a passport or national identification number.
(f) country of origin
(g) IP address

For business related inquiries, the information should also include the name of your organisation.

We may in addition ask for information for statistical purposes. Your answering such information requests is voluntary. Information requested may include gender, income level and profession.

What we use the information for

We use this information to contact you if you wish to post comments or send in letters by email, or if you wish to make an enquiry on our services. We may use the information to improve our services to you or targeted advertising on the Website.

litespeed-cache

  • This site utilizes caching in order to facilitate a faster response time and better user experience. Caching potentially stores a duplicate copy of every web page that is on display on this site. All cache files are temporary, and are never accessed by any third party, except as necessary to obtain technical support from the cache plugin vendor. Cache files expire on a schedule set by the site administrator, but may easily be purged by the admin before their natural expiration, if necessary.

Akismet

  • We collect information about visitors who comment on Sites that use our Akismet anti-spam service. The information we collect depends on how the User sets up Akismet for the Site, but typically includes 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)

Facebook

  • We use a Twitter Tweet widget at our website. As a result, our website makes requests to Twitter’s servers for you to be able to tweet our webpages using your Twitter account. These requests make your IP address visible to Twitter, who may use it in accordance with their data privacy policy: https://twitter.com/en/privacy#update

GooglePlus

  • We use a GooglePlus widget at our website. As a result, our website makes requests to Google’s servers for you to be able to share our webpages using your GooglePlus account. These requests make your IP address visible to Google, who may use it in accordance with their data privacy policy: https://policies.google.com/privacy

Linkedin Share

  • We use a Linkedin Share widget at our website to allow you to share our webpages on Linkedin. These requests may track your IP address in accordance with their data privacy policy: https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy

Pinterest

  • We use Pinterest Save widget at our website to allow you to pin images to Pinterest from our webpages. These requests may track your IP address in accordance with their data privacy policy: https://policy.pinterest.com/en/privacy-policy

Buffer

  • We use Buffer widget at our website to allow you to add our webpages to your Buffer account, which collects log data from your browser. This Log Data may include information such as your IP address, browser type or the domain at which you are interacting with the widget, in accordance with their privacy policy: https://buffer.com/privacy

Reddit

  • We use Reddit Badge widget at our website which may log information when you interact with the widget. This may include your IP address, user-agent string, browser type, operating system, referral URLs, device information (e.g., device IDs), pages visited, links clicked, user interactions (e.g., voting data), the requested URL and hardware settings, in accordance with their privacy policy: https://www.redditinc.com/policies/privacy-policy

Age restrictions and Children’s Privacy Statement

This Website is meant for adults. If you are a child aged thirteen and below, you are advised not to use this Website.

This Website is not directed to children under the age of 13 and we do NOT knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen as part of the Website. We attempt to screen users who wish to provide personal information in order to prevent users under the age of 13 from providing such information. If we become aware that we have inadvertently received personally identifiable information from a user under the age of thirteen as part of the Website, we will delete such information from our records, and also will NOT knowingly distribute such information to third parties.

We do NOT knowingly allow children under the age of 13 to publicly post or otherwise distribute personally identifiable contact information through the Website. If a parent or guardian informs us a particular set of user information is of that of a child under the age of 13, we will do our best to delete it.

Who we share data with

We will not share your information with third parties that enables you to be identified without your prior agreement. We require that third parties who manage our website and who therefore have access to information collected on the site agree not to share the information with any other parties without your permission. Where required by law, we may share information with the government in jurisdictions in which we operate.

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

Use of cookies

We, or third parties we work with, including Google, may use cookies (small data files sent to your browser) on the Website to generate information on usage of the site like number of page views and number of unique visitors, to track user behaviour, or to serve ads on the Website based on your visit to our site and/or other sites on the internet.

We may also use cookies to track user preferences in terms of how the site is displayed to each user. Our cookie policy can be found here.

By using the site you are agreeing to the use of cookies as described. Users may opt out of the use of the DoubleClick cookie used by Google for interest-based advertising by visiting the ads preference manager.

IP Addresses

The Website logs Internet Protocol (IP) addresses, or the location of your computer on the internet, for systems administration and troubleshooting purposes. We use this information on an aggregate fashion to track access to our Website.

We automatically log certain usage information about your use of the Website. This information includes a reading history of the pages you view.

Data Retention

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.

Legal Information

Please note that we reserve the rights to access and disclose personal data to comply with applicable laws and lawful government requests to operate our Website properly and to protect both ourselves and our readers.

Your Data Rights

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.

If you have any questions or concerns about this privacy notice, please contact us by writing to photo_journ [AT] photo-journ [DOT] com

Changes to this policy

We reserve the right to change this policy at any time. Please check this page periodically for changes. Your continued use of the Website following the posting of changes to this policy will mean you accept those changes.

 

 

This page was last updated on November 27, 2018

 

 

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