Privacy Policy

Last updated: 14th June 2018

Hello! Your privacy is important to us. This Privacy Policy describes how we, at che-cheh.com process information about our website’s visitors. We respect and care about your personal data, and are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected.

Who we are

We are a personal blog called Che-Cheh. Our website address is https://che-cheh.com.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Information you provide to us:

a. Comments & Gravatar images
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form (name, email, website, comment), 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.

We collect the data provided to us in order to reply comments, interact with you, and display your profile picture.

b. Akismet
We collect information about visitors who comment on our site that use our third-party vendor: Akismet anti-spam service. The information we collect includes information directly provided by you in the comment form (name, email, website, comment) as well as IP’s address, user agent, referrer, date and time. The Akismet privacy policy is available here: https://akismet.com/privacy/

We collect the data provided to us in order to detect and remove spam comments.

c. Post notification via email subscription
When visitors subscribe our post notification via email subscription on our site we collect the data shown in the email subscription form (email) via third-party vendor, Feedburner. The Feedburner privacy policy is available here: https://policies.google.com/privacy.

We collect the data provided to us in order to send you notifications on latest posts in your email.

d. General correspondence
We maintain records of conversations, name and email address we may have with you through Google mail. We may also collect conversations, handle name and email address we may have with you via third-party vendors like social media platforms (Instagram, Twitter).

We collect the data provided to us in order to reply to questions and interact with you.

Information we automatically collected about you:

a. Log files
Like any other sites, che-cheh.com uses log files. The information inside the log files includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, type of browser, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date/time stamp, referring/exit pages, and number of clicks to analyze trends, administer the site, track user’s movement around the site, and gather demographic information. IP addresses, and other such information are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable.

We collect the data in order to analyze trend, track visitors activity and monitor unusual behavior on our system.

b. Cookies & advertisement
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.

Advertisement appearing on our site are delivered by third-party vendor: Google Adsense, who uses cookies to serve ads to help support this site. Personalized ads are based on users’ interests, demographics, and Google Account information, and allow Google to collect visitation information from our site and other websites to create interest categories. These cookies delivers more relevant ads on our site. We serve non-personalized ads to users in the EEA. Although these ads don’t use cookies for ads personalization, they do use cookies to allow for frequency capping, aggregated ad reporting, and to combat fraud and abuse. The Google Adsense privacy policy is available here: https://policies.google.com/privacy

To disable cookies, please go to your browser’s options and change the settings.

c. Embedded content and functionality from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, social media, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact 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 tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

We mostly use embedded videos (YouTube), embedded images (Flickr), embedded Instagram, Twitter tweet button, Pinterest pin button, and with links to our social media accounts.

d. Analytics
We use third-party vendor: Google Analytics to help us understand how visitors use our site in order to improve our site when necessary to cater you better. Google use various technologies including cookies, pixel tags, local storage, such as browser web storage or application data caches, databases, and server logs. User IP address is anonymized. The Google service privacy policy is available here: https://policies.google.com/privacy

Who we share your data with

We don’t sell, share or give away your private personal data.
We share information about you in the limited circumstances listed below and with appropriate safeguards on your privacy:

Host provider (log data): Ixiy Hosting

Third party vendors: We may share information with third party vendors who need to know information about you in order to provide their services to us such as email services to stay in touch with you, email subscription service to send posts updates, analytics provider to help us understand and analyze our site, ads service to show relevant ads, social media services to connect with us and for you to share information with your social network, so long as these parties agree to keep this information confidential.

Legal requests: We may disclose information about you in response to court order, or government request.

Protect rights, property, and safety: We may release information about you when we believe release is appropriate to protect the property or rights of che-cheh.com, third parties, or the public at large.

Business transfers: With regards to any merger, sale of company assets, total or portion ownership or control by another company, we may transfer site visitors information to the new owner.

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.

If you subscribe to our post updates, your email address is retained indefinitely by Feedburner. If you wish to unsubscribe, click the ‘Unsubscribe’ link in the email post updates.

We keep Google Analytics and other tracking data indefinitely, to allow for a smooth running of our site and compare analytics trends over the years.

To enable and disable cookies, please change the settings on your browser.

What rights you have over your data

If you left comments, you can request to receive an exported file or amend 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.

How we protect your data

While no online service is totally 100% secure, we do our best to protect your personal data against unauthorized access, use, or alteration, and take reasonable measures to do so, such as encryption (HTTPS) and monitoring our site for potential vulnerabilities and attacks. We use anonymizing where suitable. Always keep your username and password secret and secure.

Contact information

If you have any questions regarding this Privacy Policy, please email to [email protected]

Changes to privacy policy

We may make minor changes to this Policy from time to time. We recommend checking this page frequently for any changes to its Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this site after any changes will represent your acceptance of such change in this Privacy Policy.