Your privacy is very important to us. At TechTrot we have a few fundamental principles that we follow:
- We don’t ask you for personal information unless we truly need it.
- We don’t share your personal information with anyone except to comply with the law, develop our products, or protect our rights.
- We don’t store personal information on our servers unless required for the on-going operation of our site.
We “TechTrot” operate the website: https://www.techtrot.com. It is TechTrot.com’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our website.
Like most website operators, TechTrot.com collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. TechTrot.com’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how TechTrot.com’s visitors use its website. From time to time, TechTrot.com may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
TechTrot.com also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses. TechTrot.com does not use IP addresses to identify its visitors, however, and does not disclose such information, other than under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information, as described below.
TechTrot.com also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on our website. TechTrot.com only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that website commenter IP addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the website where the comment was left.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to TechTrot.com choose to interact with TechTrot.com in ways that require TechTrot.com to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that TechTrot.com gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who comment on our website, or who wish to contact us via our contact page, to provide a name and email address. Those who wish to receive TechTrot.com updates via email, we collect their emails.
In each case, TechTrot.com collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with TechTrot.com. TechTrot.com does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
TechTrot.com discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its administrators, employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on TechTrot.com’s behalf or to provide services available at TechTrot.com, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using TechTrot.com, you consent to the transfer of such information to them.
TechTrot.com will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its administrators, employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, TechTrot.com discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only when required to do so by law, if you give permission to have your information shared, or when TechTrot.com believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of TechTrot.com, third parties or the public at large.
If you are a registered user of TechTrot.com website and have supplied your email address, TechTrot.com may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with TechTrot.com and our products. We primarily use our blog to communicate this type of information, so we expect to keep this type of email to a minimum.
If you send us a request (for example via a support email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. TechTrot.com takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
TechTrot.com may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its website. For instance, TechTrot.com may monitor how many times a particular page was viewed or which pages are the most popular and display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, TechTrot.com does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described in this policy.
Additionally, information about how you use our website is collected automatically using “cookies” to collect standard internet log information and visitor behavior information. This information is used to track visitor use of the website and to compile statistical reports on website activity.
Cookies are small pieces of data, stored in text files, that are stored on your computer or other device when websites are loaded in a browser. They are widely used to ‘remember’ you and your preferences, either for a single visit or for multiple repeat visits. They ensure a consistent and efficient experience for visitors, and perform essential functions such as allowing users to register and remain logged in. Cookies may be set by the site that you are visiting, or by third parties, such as those who serve content or provide advertising or analytics services on the website.
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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.
Comments and other content submitted to Akismet anti-spam service are not saved on our servers unless they were marked as false positives, in which case we store them long enough to use them to improve the service to avoid future false positives.