Private information collected on this page and ways to opt-out.
As per international laws it is a must that site owners reveal what all information they collect from users. Detailed information about the information we collect at Winytips.com and the ways to protect your privacy is given below.
Comments & Contact form.
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. We also get similar information when you use the contact form.
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.
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 o ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
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, 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.
Media & Embedded content from other websites
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.
Articles on this site include embedded media from YouTube.com. Your viewing activity may be collected to personalize the viewing experience. For example, to provide video recommendations that are contextual and related to the currently played video.
What you can do: You may turn-on the incognito mode (private browsing) in order to prevent cookie-based tracking. You may also check the Google’s privacy page to make necessary changes as per your requirement.
Currently, we use Google Analytics to collect the statics of users visiting winytips.com. This data is used to track the location of our users, their interaction with this site, linked sites, page turns, bounce rate, etc. We assure that this information is only used to improve the quality our website and make it more useful. However, if you wish, you may opt-out of Google Analytics tracking by enabling a browser add-on from Google. Visit this https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout page to download.