TekWorx Mobile and Web Services
This notice discloses the privacy practices for TekWorx.Digital (registered as TekWorx Mobile and Web Services), and its ventures TekWorx, TekWorx.Training, AdWorx, and BlogWorx, respectively.
Thus, this privacy notice applies solely to information collected by the websites above, except where stated otherwise. Furthermore, it will notify you of the following:
- What information we collect;
- With whom it is shared;
- How it can be corrected;
- Policy changes will be communicated; and
- Address concerns over misuse of personal data.
Information Collection, Use, and Sharing:
First, we are the sole owners of the information collected on this site. We only collect information that you voluntarily give us. This may be via email, bots, registration forms, or other direct contacts from you. So this means, we will not sell or rent this information to anyone.
Second, we will use this information to respond to you, regarding the reason you contacted us. We will not share your information outside of our organization, other than to fulfill your request.
Any information may be used in one of the following ways:
- Process your payment and other incidental requests;
- Improve our website based on information and feedback;
- Conduct marketing activities, and generating consumer insights;
- Maintain records and comply with our legal obligations.
When visitors leave comments on our site, we collect the data shown in the comments form. This also includes the visitor’s IP address, and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS). Visitors can download and extract any location data from the images on the site.
Contact forms, Surveys, and Contests:
This website stores contact form submissions for a certain period for customer service purposes. But we may also use the information submitted through them for marketing purposes (e.g. blog posts promotion).
From time-to-time our site requests information via surveys or contests. Participation in these surveys or contests is completely voluntary. You may choose whether or not to participate, and therefore disclose this information. Information requested may include contact information, and demographic information. Contact information may be used to notify the winners and award prizes. Survey information will be used for purposes of monitoring or improving the use and satisfaction of this site.
We use “cookies” on this site. A cookie is a piece of data stored on a site visitor’s hard drive. This will help us improve your access to our site and identify repeat visitors. For instance, cookies can identify you, so you do not have to log in a password more than once. This will save you time while on our site. Cookies can also enable us to track and target the interests of our users. This will be used to enhance their experience on our site. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information on our site.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. Such that you don’t have to do it again, the next time you 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 ID of the article you just edited. It expires after one day.
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 exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies,” text files that are stored on your computer. These allow an analysis on the use of the website by you. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA, or its mirror locations, and stored there. However, if IP anonymisation is activated on this website, your IP address will be shortened by Google beforehand within member states of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area.
Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website. It will also compile reports on website activity, provide other related services, including internet usage to the website operator. The IP address provided by Google Analytics, as part of Google Analytics, will not be merged with other Google data.
You can prevent the storage of cookies by a corresponding setting of your browser software. However, if you do this, you may not be able to use all the features of this website. In addition, you may prevent the collection by Google of the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) as well as the processing of this data by Google by downloading the browser plug-in available under the following link and install: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en
Our websites contain links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site, and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.
Sharing of data:
We share aggregated demographic information with our partners and advertisers. This is not linked to any personal information that identifies any individual.
The use of our website is possible without providing personal data. Personal data, (name, address or eMail addresses) are provided, as far as possible, always on a freiwilliger basis. These data will not be disclosed to third parties without your explicit consent.
Data transmission in the Internet (e.g. in the communication by E-Mail) can exhibit security gaps. Hence, complete protection of the data from third parties is not possible.
Use of contact data published in the context of the imprint obligation by third parties for sending unsolicited advertising and information materials, is hereby expressly excluded. The operators of the pages expressly reserve the right to take legal action in the event of the unsolicited sending of advertising information, such as spam e-mails.
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize, and automatically approve any follow-up comments, 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 their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
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.
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service. When required or requested, entries submitted to our site are sent to our WordPress database, stored in our web hosting service provider, and safeguarded according to data security standards.
Access and Control Over Information
You may opt out of any future contacts from us at any time. Just contact us via the email address or phone number provided on our website, you may also:
- See what data we have about you, if any.
- Change/correct any data we have about you.
- Have us delete any data we have about you.
- Express any concern you have about our use of your data
Whenever material changes are made to the privacy notice, we may notify you through email or the channel you subscribed to (e.g Facebook Messenger bot).
We take precautions to protect your information. When you submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and offline.
Our company does not collect financial information online directly. We work with online payment service providers, who provide the necessary security as payments get processed on their site.
Your information is also protected offline. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (e.g. billing or customer service) are granted access to personally identifiable information. The computers/servers on which we store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment.
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Last Updated: February 18, 2019