Information We Collect
This website collects data from its users to provide a better user experience and improve its services. However, it is important to note that any information transmitted outside of this site is not the responsibility of the website. This means that any data transmitted through external links or third-party sources is not protected by the website's privacy policy. Therefore, users must be cautious when sharing any personal information with external sources and should always review the privacy policies of the sites they visit. In short, while takes measures to protect user data, it cannot guarantee the safety of information transmitted outside of its platform.
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.
We take our users' privacy and data protection very seriously. To store cookies on our website, we use the following process:We clearly inform our users that our website uses cookies and provide a link to our privacy policy that explains what cookies are and how we use them. We let our users choose whether they want to accept or reject cookies on our website. We only store cookies that are essential for the smooth functioning of our website, such as session cookies that remember users' preferences or login information. We do not store any cookies that track users' behavior across other websites or that contain personal data that could be used to identify a user. We ensure that all cookies we set on our users' devices are encrypted and secure. We regularly review and update our cookie policy to ensure that it is compliant with all relevant data protection regulations.If you have any questions or concerns regarding our cookie policy, please do not hesitate to contact us.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, 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 1 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.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.
Who we share your data with
We take our users' privacy very seriously and do not share any of their data with third parties, except in the following circumstances:If we are required to do so by law or a court order. To comply with a legal process or regulatory request. To protect our users' safety and prevent illegal activities. If we need to share data with a service provider in order to provide our services to our users, but in such cases, we will always notify our users and ensure the service provider is following strict data protection regulations.
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 do you have over your data
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.
Where we send your data
As a general rule, we do not send any user data to third-party services. However, in order to provide our services to users, we may use a variety of software and tools that collect and process personal data. Some examples might include payment processors, hosting providers, email services, and analytics tools. However, we take great care to ensure that any third-party services we use have robust data protection measures in place, and that they only use the data they collect for the specific purposes that we have agreed upon. We never sell or share user data with any third-party advertising or marketing companies.
Deletion of User Profile
You have the option to delete your user profile and associated data by logging into your account on our website and clicking the "Delete User" button at the bottom of the account settings page. This action will permanently remove all your personal information and data from our systems. Please note that this process is irreversible, and once your data is deleted, it cannot be recovered. It is your responsibility to ensure that you have backed up any important information before initiating the deletion process.
Warning About Deletion
Warning: Deleting your user profile and data is a permanent action. Once your data is deleted, it cannot be recovered. Please ensure that you have taken appropriate measures to preserve any important information before proceeding with the deletion. By choosing to delete your profile, you acknowledge that RuffnRuffus and its affiliates will not be held liable for any loss of data or consequences arising from the deletion.Please exercise caution and consider the implications before choosing to delete your user profile.