Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

At AffilixPro, we are committed to ensuring the privacy policy and security of your personal information. We have recently updated our privacy policy to provide you with more transparency and clarity regarding how we collect, use, and protect your data.

Comments: A Closer Look

Data Collection

When visitors leave comments on a website, we collect specific data to enhance user experience and ensure the security of the platform. This includes:

  1. Comment Data: We gather the information provided in the comments form, such as the name, email address, and the comment itself.
  2. IP Address and User Agent String: To prevent spam and ensure the safety of our website, we also record the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string.

In the event that visitors choose to leave comments on the website, we employ a systematic process of data acquisition, which encompasses the information visibly presented within the comment submission form. Additionally, we gather the visitor’s Internet Protocol (IP) address and the user agent string of their web browser. These data elements serve a pivotal role in our efforts to combat spam.

Gravatar Service for Privacy Policy

Anonymized strings generated from email addresses (commonly referred to as hashes) may be shared with the Gravatar service. This service, which can be explored further in its Gravatar privacy policy, allows users to display a profile picture alongside their comments. Rest assured, your email address remains protected and undisclosed.

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Media: Protecting Your Location Data

In instances where users opt to upload images onto our website, it is recommended that they refrain from incorporating images containing embedded location data, such as EXIF GPS data. It should be noted that visitors to our website possess the capability to download and extract location data from any images available on the platform.

When you upload images to our website, it’s important to note that we prioritize your privacy. To this end, we take the following measures:

Location Data For Privacy Policy

We discourage the upload of images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) to prevent any unintended disclosure of your whereabouts. Visitors to our website can freely download and extract images without worrying about compromising their location information.

Cookies: Convenience and Customization

Upon the act of submitting a comment on our site, users have the option to consent to the storage of their name, email address, and website within cookies. This functionality is established to enhance user convenience, eliminating the necessity to re-enter these particulars when leaving subsequent comments. The lifespan of these cookies extends to one year.

Cookies play a vital role in enhancing user convenience on our website. Here’s how we use them:

Privacy Policy To Comment Cookies

Should you decide to leave a comment, you have the option to opt-in to save your name, email address, and website in cookies. These cookies serve to expedite the commenting process, sparing you the need to re-enter your details with each visit. They remain active for one year.

Login Page Cookies

Upon visiting our login page, a temporary cookie is set to determine your browser’s cookie acceptance. This cookie contains no personal data and is automatically discarded when you close your browser.

When visitors navigate to our login page, a temporary cookie is established with the sole purpose of ascertaining whether their web browser is receptive to cookies. This particular cookie does not encompass any personal data and is expunged upon closure of the browser.

Persistent Login and Screen Options

For your convenience, we employ cookies to save your login information and screen display choices. Login cookies remain active for two days, while screen options cookies persist for a year. If you select “Remember Me” during login, your login status will be retained for two weeks. Logging out of your account will result in the removal of login cookies.

Furthermore, upon successful login, multiple cookies are established to store login credentials and screen display preferences. Login cookies have a duration of two days, while screen options cookies persist for a year. If users opt to select the “Remember Me” feature, their login status will endure for a period of two weeks. Logout actions will result in the removal of login cookies.

Privacy Policy For Article Editing Cookies

When you edit or publish an article on our website, an additional cookie is stored in your browser. This cookie contains no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you recently edited. It expires after one day.

Subsequent to the editing or publication of an article, an additional cookie is preserved within the user’s browser. It is imperative to note that this cookie does not contain any personal data and merely serves as an indicator of the associated article’s post ID. Its expiration period is set at one day.

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Embedded Content: Transparency with Third-Party Data

Articles featured on this website may incorporate embedded content, such as videos, images, or articles, obtained from external websites. This embedded content operates in a manner indistinguishable from direct visitation to the originating website. Users are advised that these external websites may engage in data collection activities, employ cookies, embed supplementary third-party tracking mechanisms, and monitor user interactions with the embedded content. Such monitoring includes the tracking of interactions for individuals possessing accounts and being logged into the external website.

Our website may feature embedded content from other websites, such as videos, images, or articles. It’s important to understand how this content interacts with your data:

Data Collection by External Websites

Embedded content behaves as though you are visiting the source website directly. These external websites may collect data about you, employ cookies, utilize third-party tracking, and monitor your interactions with the embedded content. If you have an account and are logged in to such an external website, your interactions may be tracked and linked to your account.

Our Privacy Policy for Data Sharing: Password Resets

In the event that you request a password reset, please note that your IP address will be included in the reset email for security purposes. In the event that a password reset request is initiated, the visitor’s IP address is included within the reset email correspondence.

Data Retention: Your Information’s Lifespan

Comments, along with their accompanying metadata, are retained indefinitely. This extended retention period facilitates the automatic recognition and approval of any subsequent comments, eliminating the need for them to undergo a moderation queue.

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For individuals who opt to register on our website (if applicable), their personal information, as furnished in their user profiles, is securely stored. All users are granted the ability to access, edit, or delete their personal information at their discretion. Notably, changes to the username are not permitted. Website administrators similarly possess the capability to view and modify this information.

To ensure the smooth operation of our website and to facilitate the management of user interactions, we retain certain data:

  1. Comment Metadata: If you leave a comment, both the comment and its associated metadata are retained indefinitely. This practice enables us to promptly recognize and approve follow-up comments without delay.
  2. User Profiles: For users who register on our website, we store the personal information they provide in their user profiles. All users have the ability to view, edit, or delete their personal information at any time, except for their username, which cannot be altered. Website administrators also have the authority to access and modify this information.

Your Rights: Control Over Your Data Privacy Policy

Visitors possessing an account on this website or those who have previously left comments are entitled to request the receipt of an exported file containing their personal data, inclusive of any information they have provided to us. Furthermore, they maintain the prerogative to request the deletion of any personal data we have retained, subject to any obligatory data retention requirements for administrative, legal, or security purposes. 

We respect your rights concerning your personal data:

  1. Data Export: If you possess an account on our site or have left comments, you can request an exported file containing the personal data we hold about you. This includes any information you have provided to us.
  2. Data Erasure: You have the option to request the deletion of any personal data we hold about you. However, please note that certain data may be exempt from deletion due to administrative, legal, or security obligations.

Data Transmission: Automated Spam Detection

Visitor comments may undergo automated scrutiny via a spam detection service. This process aids in maintaining the quality and security of our website by preventing spammy and potentially harmful content from being published.

In conclusion, your privacy and data security are of utmost importance to us. We are committed to transparency and compliance with privacy policy regulations to ensure your online experience is safe and enjoyable. If you have any questions or concerns regarding our data handling practices, please do not hesitate to reach out to us. Your trust is our priority, and we are dedicated to maintaining it.