At www.thefifthalley.com, the privacy of our visitors is of extreme importance to us.
- Log Files
Similarly, like many other Web sites, www.thefifthalley.com makes use of log files.
The information inside the log files includes internet protocol ( IP ) addresses, type of browser and Internet Service Provider ( ISP ). Also date/time stamp, referring/exit pages, and number of clicks to analyze trends. The administer the site, track user’s movement around the site, and gather demographic information.
Firstly, when visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
Secondly, 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.
After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.
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.
- Cookies and Web Beacons
We also customize web page content based on visitors browser type or other information that the visitor sends via their browser.
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
In addition, 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.
- How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata may be retained indefinitely.
This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For instance, users that register on our website (if any), we may 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).
- What rights 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. Also, including any data you have provided to us.
Moreover, you can request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data for administrative, legal, or security purposes.