This ‘Privacy Policy’ is designed to help understand how we collect and use the personal information provided to us and to assist our visitors in making informed decisions when using our site.

Who we are

Our website address is: https://inscribenook.com.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it?

When you visit this website, you may provide two types of information: personal information you knowingly choose to disclose that is collected on an individual basis, and website use information collected on an aggregate basis as you and others browse the site.

The personal information you choose to provide

Comments

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.

An anonymized 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.

Registration information

You will provide information about yourself, your firm or company, and your practice when you purchase any products and services, register for community support, or register for email newsletters and alerts.

Email information

If you choose to correspond via email, we may retain the content of your email messages together with your email address and responses.

Website use information

Similar to other commercial websites, this site utilises a standard technology called ‘cookies’ (see the explanation below, ‘What are cookies?’) and web server logs to collect information about how this site is used. Information gathered through cookies and web server logs may include the date and time of visits, the pages viewed, time spent at this site, and the websites visited just before and just after our site. We, our advertisers and ad serving companies may also use small technology or pieces of code to determine which advertisements and promotions users have seen and how users responded to them.

How do we use the information that you provide to us?

Broadly speaking, we use personal information for administering and expanding our business activities, providing customer services, and making available other products and services to our customers and prospective customers. Occasionally, we may also use the information we collect to notify you about important changes to this website, new services, and special offers we think you will find valuable. You may notify us of your desire not to receive these offers by clicking the unsubscribe link contained in each email.

What are cookies?

A cookie is a tiny text document, which often includes an anonymous, unique identifier. When you visit a website, that site’s computer asks your computer for permission to store this file in a part of your hard drive specifically designated for cookies. Each website can send its own cookies to your browser if your browser’s preference allows it but (to protect your privacy) your browser only permits a website to access the copies it has already sent to you not the cookies sent to you by other sites. Some of our business partners, for example, advertisers use cookies that originate from their sites. We have no access or control over those cookies.

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, it will save an additional cookie 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.

How do we use information we collect from cookies?

As you use this website, the site uses its cookies to differentiate you from other users. Sometimes, we also use cookies to prevent you from seeing unnecessary advertisements or requiring you to log in more than is necessary for security. Cookies, in conjunction with our web server’s log files, allow us to calculate the aggregate number of people visiting this site and what parts of the site are most popular. This helps us gather feedback in order to constantly improve the site.

Advertisements and affiliates

Ads appearing on our website are delivered to users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to deliver targeted advertisements they believe will be of most interest to you.

This site uses affiliate links and earns a commission from certain links. This does not affect your purchases or the price you may pay. You can read more in our discloser.

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 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.

Sharing information with third parties

The information we collect is used to improve the content of this site and the quality of our service, and is not shared with, or sold to other organisation for commercial purposes. That being said, your information could be shared under the following circumstances:

  • We use third parties to facilitate our business, including but not limited to sending email and processing payments. In connection with these offerings and business operations, these third parties may have access to your personal information for connection with those business activities.
  • As we develop our business, we may buy or sell assets or business offerings. Customer, email, and visitor information are one of the transferred business assets in their types of transactions.
  • We may also transfer such information in corporate divestitures, mergers, or any dissolution.
  • If it becomes necessary to share information in order to investigate, prevent or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, a situation involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, violations of our Terms of Service, or as otherwise required by law.
  • If you request a password reset, your address will be included in the reset email.

Notice of new services and changes

Occasionally, we may also use the information we collect to notify you about important changes to this website, new services, and special offers we think you will find valuable. As our customer, you will be given the opportunity to notify us of your desire not to receive these offers by clicking the unsubscribe link contained in each such email.

How do we secure information transmissions?

Email is not recognized as a secure medium of communication. For this reason, we request that you do not send private information to us by email. Some information you may enter on this site may be transmitted securely via a Secure Sockets Layer SSL, 128-bit encryption services. Pages utilizing this technology will have URLs that start with HTTPS instead of HTTP.

Certain disclosers

We may disclose your personal information if required to do so by law or sub poena or if we believe that such action is necessary to (a) conform to the law or comply with legal process served on us or affiliated parties; (b) protect and defend our rights and property, our site, the users of our site, and/or our affiliated parties; (c) act under circumstances to protect the safety of users of our site, us, or third parties.

What about other websites linked to this site?

We are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to, or form, our site nor the information or content contained therein often links to others.

Websites are provided solely as pointers to information on topics that may be useful to the users of our site. Please remember that when you use a link to go from our site to another website, our Privacy Policy is no longer in effect. Your browsing and interaction on any other website, including sites that website’s own rules and policies. Please read over those rules and policies before proceeding.

Our responsibility as a ‘controller’ under General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

  • If you are a resident of the European Economic Area (‘EER’), you have certain rights and protections under the GDPR regarding the processing of your personal information. We are a controller under the GDPR as we collect, use and store your personal information to enable us to provide you with our goods and/or services and information about them.

We rely on the following lawful means of processing your personal information:

  • Where it is necessary to fulfill a contract with you. This includes where we collect your personal information to enable us to send you a course to use.
  • Where you have given us valid consent to use your personal information, we will rely on that consent, and only use the personal information for the specific purpose for which you have given consent. This includes where we email newsletters or send mobile notifications.
  • We may also process your personal information where it is further our legitimate interests where they are overridden by your rights or interests. This could include usage statistics, analytics, and internal analysis so we can improve our services.

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 are an EEA resident, you have various rights including:

  • Right to be informed.
  • Right of access.
  • Right to rectification.
  • Right to object.
  • Right to restriction of processing.
  • Right to erase or to be forgotten.
  • Right to data portability.
  • Right not to be subject to automated processing.

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 want to access personal information that we hold about you, or ask if the information be corrected, please contact us. In some circumstances, you can also have a right to object to or ask, that we restrict certain processing activities or delete your personal information. If you would like to limit or request deletion of your personal information or exercise any other rights you can do so by contacting us.

Where we send your data?

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

Withdraw your consent

You can withdraw your consent to our collection or processing of your personal information. You can do so by contacting us or by opting out of email newsletter communications by following the instructions in those emails or by clicking unsubscribe. If you withdraw your consent to the use of your personal information, you may not have access to our services, and we might not be able to provide you with our services. In some circumstances where we have a legal basis to do so, we may continue to process your information after you have withdrawn consent; for example, if it is necessary to do so to protect our legitimate interest in keeping our services secure.

Our compliance

All personal information stored on our platform is treated as confidential. It is stored securely and is accessed by authorized personal only. Our collection is limited in relation to what is necessary, for the purpose for which the personal information is processed, and kept only for so long as is necessary for the purpose for which the personal information was collected.

We implement and maintain appropriate technical, security, and organization measures to protect personal information against unauthorized or unlawful processing and use, and against accidental loss, destruction, damage, theft, or disclosure. We ensure the encryption of personal information and we have adequate cybersecurity measures in place.

Your acknowledgment

By providing us with your personal information, you consent to us disclosing it to third parties. We ensure that the third parties are Data Protection compliant.

Your consent.

By using this site, you consent to our collection and use of your personal information as described in this Privacy Policy. If we change our policy and procedures, we will post those changes on this site to keep you aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances we may disclose it.