PUBLISHED: 11 MAY 2020
Who we are
Our website address is: https://www.askify.me
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
Like most website operators, Askify.me collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Askify.me’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Askify.me’s visitors use its website. From time to time, Askify.me may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
Askify.me also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on https://www.askify.me blog posts. Askify.me only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below.
How do we use your information
Information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:
- To personalize your experience your information helps us to better respond to your individual needs;
- To improve customer service: your information helps us to more effectively respond to your customer service requests and support needs;
- To process transactions
- To send periodic emails: The email address you provide may be used to send you information, respond to enquiries, and/or other requests or questions.
Your information, whether public or private, will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to any other company for any reason whatsoever, without your consent, other than for the express purpose of delivering the product or service requested.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to Askify.me’s websites choose to interact with Askify.me in ways that require Askify.me to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Askify.me gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up for our community at https://www.askify.me to provide a username and email address.
How do we protect your information
We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you enter, submit, or access your personal information.
To enrich and perfect your online experience, Askify.me uses “Cookies”, similar technologies and services provided by others to display personalized content, appropriate advertising and store your preferences on your computer.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
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 question, 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.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
Askify.me discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Askify.me’s behalf or to provide services available at Askify.me’s website, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using Askify.me’s website, you consent to the transfer of such information to them.
Askify.me will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, Askify.me discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Askify.me believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Askify.me, third parties or the public at large.
If you are a registered user of https://www.askify.me and have supplied your email address, Askify.me may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with Askify.me and our products. We primarily use our community to communicate this type of information, so we expect to keep this type of email to a minimum.
If you send us a request (for example via a support email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. Askify.me takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
Links To External Sites
We have no control over, and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites, products or services.
This site uses affiliate links and does earn a commission from certain links. This does not affect your purchases or the price you may pay.
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.
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.
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.
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, 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 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
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (EU) 2016/679 is a regulation in EU law on data protection and privacy for all individuals within the European Union. It also addresses the export of personal data outside the EU. The GDPR aims primarily to give control to citizens and residents over their personal data and to simplify the regulatory environment for international business by unifying the regulation within the EU. It was adopted on 14 April 2016, and became enforceable on 25 May 2018.
Personal data refers to any information related to you (or your company), that can be used to directly or indirectly identify you.
When you make a purchase on www.askify.me (buy a premium account) we will store the required data you provide to us.
The purchases are based by donations. There is no Tax added. You can’t receive any tax returns.
- What is stored?
- Your name
- Your address
- Your email address
- Your PayPal email address (if applicable)
- Your IP address
The payment itself is done via PayPal. This means no personal payment data (like credit card information) except your PayPal email address is stored on our database.
Why is it stored?
This data is used to create donations invoices.
This data is used for internal use only. It helps us solve any issues that might come up when downloads fail. It also helps us keep track of and prevent any abuse to our download systems.
How long is it stored?
This data is stored for 5 years. After that, the data will be removed during a yearly cleanup.
Can it be removed?
You can go to GDPR to see your data and request for manually deletion for Askify.me Data or Community Account.
If you have subscribed to a premium account, your subscription will be ended.
The www.askify.me website uses Google Analytics. This is set up to only store anonymized data. This means that neither your exact IP address or any other personal data is stored. Askify.me may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its website. Askify.me may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Askify.me does not disclose your personally-identifying information.
California Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance
Because we value your privacy we have taken the necessary precautions to be in compliance with the California Online Privacy Protection Act. We therefore will not distribute your personal information to outside parties without your consent.
Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance
We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act), we do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our website, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older.
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