Blecarena Blog (“Blecarena” “we” “us” or “our”) is committed to the privacy of your personal information.
This Privacy Statement of Blecarena outlines how your personal information will be collected, used, and shared in connection with your access to this blog and/or use of firstname.lastname@example.org and any content or features that Blecarena may provide in connection therewith (collectively, the “Site”).
This Privacy Statement describes your choices and rights regarding the use, access and correction or deletion of your personal information. By using the Site, you consent to the use of your personal information in accordance with this Privacy Statement.
If you are located in the EU, you will also be asked to provide clear and unequivocal affirmative consent to the collection, processing, and sharing of your personal information via cookies and similar technologies.
Notice to EU Individuals: this Privacy Statement and its enumerated policies are intended to comply with Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of April 27, 2016 (the “General Data Protection Regulation” or “GDPR”) and provide appropriate protection and care with respect to the treatment of your personal information in accordance with the GDPR.
Blecarena is strongly committed to protecting personal information collected through this Site against unauthorized access, use or disclosure. We will not share your personal information with any third party without your consent, except as outlined in this Privacy Statement or as permitted by law.
What this Privacy Statement Covers
This Privacy Statement covers the Site. While you may encounter links on the Site to other websites, such as those relating to any third party providers, please note this Privacy Statement does not cover such third party websites.
This Privacy Statement does not apply to the activities of third party providers, advertisers, and other partners that may collect your personal information while accessing or using such third party’s services in connection with your use of our Site (e.g. social media and sharing services). This Privacy Statement does not cover the privacy and information practices of those third parties. This Privacy Statement applies only to information we collect.
As a general reminder, if you voluntarily disclose personal information in the Site’s comment section, this information could be seen and used by others, and might result in unsolicited messages from others. We are not responsible for the personal information or other confidential information you may choose to submit in this manner.
To request removal of your personal information from the Site, please contact us as outlined below.
Collection of Personal Information
When you use the Site, your personal information may be collected, used, and shared in a variety of manners.
As detailed below, the type of personal information we collect may vary based on how it was gathered, but may include, among others, your name, email address, and other information that you voluntarily submit (e.g., when setting up an account or submitting a registration request on the Site, you may submit your contact information), information automatically collected about your usage of the Site (e.g., the content that you choose to view).
You always have the option not to provide the information we request. If you choose not to provide the information we request, you can still visit the Site. When you register with the Site or provide information to Blecarena in any other manner, you agree to provide only true, accurate, current and complete information.
Blecarena does not knowingly collect personal information from children. If you are less than 16 years old (minors), please do not send any personal information to us – including information such as your name, contact address, or email address.
We caution minors that any personal information submitted to us via an email will be treated as though it was submitted by an adult, and may be subject to public access.
We strongly encourage parents and guardians to be involved in their children/wards’ Internet activities and to provide guidance whenever children/wards are asked to provide personal information online.
In the event we learn that we have collected any personal information from a child under the age of 16, we will delete that information from our database and terminate the corresponding account, if any.
Use of Your Personal Information
We will not use your personal information without a valid legal basis to do so. Your personal information may be used for the purposes outlined below.
To Target Content
To develop and provide content to you that is targeted to your interests, we may use the analytics collected as described above to determine which areas of our website you prefer based upon the frequency of your visits and engagement with those areas.
We may make reasonable assumptions based on your browser provided data to target relevant content to you on our site. We may also make reasonable geographic and demographic assumptions based on your presented IP address to target relevant content.
To Provide Interactive Communications from the Site
To enhance your experience, we may provide you with interactive communications, such as notifications of activity by topic to the email address that you provide to us. Such interactive communications are provided only to those individuals who have expressly consented to receiving these communications as part of their personal profile.
Sharing of Your Personal Information
From time-to-time we may provide you the opportunity to participate in contests or surveys on our site. If you participate, we will request certain personal information from you, such as your name and email.
Participation in the surveys or contests is completely voluntary and you have a choice whether or not to disclose this information. We use this personal information to notify contest winners and award prizes.
We may use a third party service provider to conduct these surveys or contests; that company will be prohibited from using your personal information for any other purpose.
We will not share the personal information you provide through a contest or survey with other third parties unless we give you prior notice.
As Necessary to Provide Services to You
Blecarena may occasionally engage third parties to perform statistical analysis of our services. We will only provide those third parties the information they need to deliver the service.
In some instances, the companies may collect information directly from you. In these cases, we would have notified you of the involvement of the external service provider.
In all cases, third party providers are subject to agreements that require them to maintain the confidentiality of your personal information and they are prohibited from using that information for any other purpose.
As Required By Law
Blecarena may disclose your personal information if required to do so by law such as to comply with a subpoena, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud or comply with a judicial proceeding, court order or legal process served on Blecarena.
Notice to EU Individuals: As outlined in this Privacy Statement, Blecarena will not process your personal information without a lawful basis to do so, as such bases as are defined in Article 6 of the GDPR.
Blecarena may also process certain personal information of EU individuals on the basis of the following legitimate interests, provided that such interests are not overridden by your privacy rights and interests:
We use industry standard physical, electronic, and organizational safeguards to protect your personal information against loss or theft as well as unauthorized access and disclosure to protect your privacy.
We treat data as an asset that must be protected against loss and unauthorized access. We employ many different security techniques to protect such data from unauthorized access by visitors. However, please note that “perfect security” does not exist on the Internet. If you are concerned that your privacy may have been breached, please contact us as provided below.
Cross-border Transfer of Your Personal Information
Your personal information may be transferred to other countries in connection with your use of the Site. If you access or use the Site outside of the United States, please note thay your personal information will be transferred to our servers in the United States.
How Will I Know if the Privacy Statement Is Changed?
If we make any material changes, we will notify you by email (sent to the email address specified in your account) or by means of a notice on the Site prior to the change becoming effective.
We encourage you to periodically review this page for the latest information on our privacy practices.
How to Contact Us
If you have any questions or concerns regarding this Privacy Statement or on how to remove or modify your personal information or related consent, please contact us by email at email@example.com.