Last Updated: December 15, 2022
WE (stevenclarey.com) operates the https://stevenclarey.com website.
This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of personal data when you visit our website and the choices you have associated with that data.
What personal information do we collect from the people that visit our blog, website or app?
While using our Service, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you ("Personal Data"). Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:
• Email address
• First name and last name
• Cookies and Usage Data
When do we collect information?
When you visit our website, we may automatically record certain information from the User's or Visitor's device by using various types of technology, including cookies, "clear gifs" or "web beacons". This "automatically collected" information may include IP address or other device address or ID, web browser and/or device type, the web pages or sites visited just before or just after visiting our website, the pages or other content the User or Visitor views or interacts with on our website, and the dates and times of the visit, access, or use of our website.
How do we use your information?
We use this information to improve your experience with our website. Furthermore, we use this information to promote safety and security, by monitoring suspicious activity or violations of our terms and policies. Such processing is based on our legitimate interest in helping ensure the safety of our services.
How do we protect visitor information?
We do not use vulnerability scanning and/or scanning to PCI standards.
We only provide articles and information. We never ask for personal or private information like names, email addresses or credit card numbers.
We use regular Malware Scanning.
We use an SSL certificate
Submission of personal information is not required to browse our website anonymously.
Do we use 'cookies'?
You can remove or reject cookies using your browser or device's settings. If you do this, however, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit our website, and some services and features may not work.
• Keep track of advertisements.
• Compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interactions in order to offer better site experiences and tools in the future. We may also use trusted third-party services that track this information on our behalf.
You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser (like Internet Explorer) settings. Each browser is a little different, so look at your browser's Help menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.
If you disable cookies off, some features will be disabled It won't affect the user's experience that make your site experience more efficient and some of our services will not function properly.
The cookie-related information is not used to identify you personally, and the content is fully under our control. These cookies are not used for any purpose other than those described here.
Controlling and opting out of cookies
Your browser or device may offer settings that allow you to choose whether browser cookies are set and to delete them. For more information about these controls and to exercise your cookie preferences, visit your browser or device's help material. If you choose to reject cookies, as noted above, you may not be able to use certain features of our websites and services.
A third-party website called aboutcookies.org has been setup to help you with instructions how you can do that on various browsers.
Third Party Cookies
There may also be other types of cookies created after you've visited our website.
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information.
Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third-party products or services on our website. These third-party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.
The information generated by the cookie about your use of our website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of our website, compiling reports on website activity and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage.
Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google undertakes not to associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.
Information collected via Google Analytics is aggregated anonymously and contains no personal data. To learn more about Google Analytics Privacy and how to opt-out of having your data used by Google Analytics click here.
Disquss collect, use, store and transfer the following kinds of personal data about you:
• Identity Data includes first name, last name, username or similar identifier, date of birth, email address, telephone number, and mailing address.
• Technical Data includes internet protocol (IP) address, unique Cookie ID, Device ID, your login data, browser type and version, time zone setting and location, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform and other technology on the devices you use to access the Service.
• Profile Data includes your username and password, your interests, preferences, feedback and survey responses, marital status, gender, title.
• Usage Data includes information about how you use the Service, and the content of comments that you post.
• Aggregated Data includes statistical or demographic data for any purpose.
• Sensitive Personal We do not intentionally collect any personal data about your race or ethnicity, religious or philosophical beliefs, sex life, sexual orientation, political opinions, trade union membership, information about your health or genetic or biometric data, or information about criminal convictions and offences. However, if you make comments using the Service that include such data about yourself it will be publicly available and may be processed by Disqus or others.
AddToAny is compatible by default with the European General Data Protection Regulation, and the California Consumer Privacy Act.
By design, AddToAny does not store personal data. AddToAny technology vendors are compliant and may temporarily store strictly necessary data as the regulations allow.
What kind of data is shared?
• In a URL request, typical server log data may be shared with service providers and partners.
• Official service integrations are served by their respective services under their respective privacy policies.
This website is using Histats.com web analytics, a web analysis service.
Histats service do not use third party cookies to idemntify user so cannot idemntify you out of this site, the service use only 1st party cookie which means that those are assigned and owned by this current website only in order to guarantee the highest privacy standards
Histats usage of this 1st party cookie help the website analyze how users interact with the site.
The information generated by the cookie relating to your use of this website is usually transferred to Histats.com servers and stored there.
All IP address which belong to Member States of the European Union will be anonymized.
Purposes of the processing
On behalf of the operator of this website, Histats will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide the website operator with other services related to website and Internet use.
The legitimate interest in the data processing lies in the optimization of our website, the analysis of the use of our website and the adaptation of its contents. The interests of users are adequately protected by pseudonymisation.
The legal basis for the use of Histats.com analytics is your consent in accordance with Article 6.1 (f) GDPR.
Recipients or categories of recipients
The recipient of the collected data is Histats.com.
Transfer to third countries
Personal data will not be stored, other data will be persisted on EU located servers and cloud providers managed by Histats.com
Data storage - duration
The data sent by us and linked to the 1st party cookie generated on this website then anonymized using a one-way only hashing tecnique are automatically deleted after 12 months. Data whose retention period has been reached is automatically deleted once a month.
You can prevent Histats from collecting any data in this website and other websites which uses Histats.com services setting the opt-out cookie
Our Advertising Partners
We use Google AdSense Advertising on our website.
Google's advertising requirements can be summed up by Google's Advertising Principles. They are put in place to provide a positive experience for users. https://support.google.com/adwordspolicy/answer/1316548?hl=en
We have implemented the following:
• Remarketing with Google AdSense
• Google Display Network Impression Reporting
• Demographics and Interests Reporting
• DoubleClick Platform Integration
We along with third-party vendors, such as Google use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookies) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) or other third-party identifiers together to compile data regarding user interactions with ad impressions and other ad service functions as they relate to our website.
Users can set preferences for how Google advertises to you using the Google Ad Settings page. Alternatively, you can opt out by visiting the Network Advertising initiative opt out page or permanently using the Google Analytics Opt Out Browser add on.
California Online Privacy Protection Act
According to CalOPPA we agree to the following:
Users can visit our site anonymously.
Users are able to change their personal information:
• By logging in to their account
How does our site handle do not track signals?
We honor do not track signals and do not track, plant cookies, or use advertising when a Do Not Track (DNT) browser mechanism is in place.
Does our site allow third-party behavioral tracking?
It's also important to note that we allow third-party behavioral tracking
COPPA (Children Online Privacy Protection Act)
When it comes to the collection of personal information from children under 13, the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) puts parents in control. The Federal Trade Commission, the nation's consumer protection agency, enforces the COPPA Rule, which spells out what operators of websites and online services must do to protect children's privacy and safety online.
We do not specifically market to children under 13.
Fair Information Practices
The Fair Information Practices Principles form the backbone of privacy law in the United States and the concepts they include have played a significant role in the development of data protection laws around the globe. Understanding the Fair Information Practice Principles and how they should be implemented is critical to comply with the various privacy laws that protect personal information.
In order to be in line with Fair Information Practices we will take the following responsive action, should a data breach occur:
• Within 7 business days
We will notify the users via in-site notification
• Within 7 business days
We also agree to the Individual Redress Principle, which requires that individuals have a right to pursue legally enforceable rights against data collectors and processors who fail to adhere to the law. This principle requires not only that individuals have enforceable rights against data users, but also that individuals have recourse to courts or government agencies to investigate and/or prosecute non-compliance by data processors.
CAN SPAM Act
The CAN-SPAM Act is a law that sets the rules for commercial email, establishes requirements for commercial messages, gives recipients the right to have emails stopped from being sent to them, and spells out tough penalties for violations.
We collect your email address in order to:
• Send information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions.
To be in accordance with CANSPAM we agree to the following:
• NOT use false or misleading subjects or email addresses.
• Identify the message as an advertisement in some reasonable way.
• Include the physical address of our business or site headquarters.
• Monitor third-party email marketing services for compliance, if one is used.
• Honor opt-out/unsubscribe requests quickly.
• Allow users to unsubscribe by using the link at the bottom of each email.
When significant changes are undertaken, or if we are required by law, we will provide notice of the changes on our website.