Who we are
Our website address is: https://onthecode.co.uk.
Information Regarding GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation)
As of May 25, 2018 this website will comply with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). These regulations were implemented by the European Union, and apply to users of this website who reside within the European Union. These regulations provide a set of protections for the data that websites collect about you. Although these regulations only apply specifically to users from within the European Union, this website will extend the same protections to all users on this website.
Under these regulations, your rights include:
- The right to understand what information is being collected
- How that information is being used, and why
- The option to opt out of any data collection, and have your personal data deleted
- The option to receive from this website any personally identifiable information that you have supplied
The only time when personally identifiable information about you will be collected on this website is when you willingly supply it willingly. Simply accessing and viewing the pages of this website will not require you to supply any personal information, nor will you be knowingly tracked in such a way that you could be personally identified.
What information is being collected?
Throughout your use of this website, types of personally identifiable information you may optionally be asked to provide are:
- Your name
- Your email address
- Your website address
Where is the information stored?
All personal information that is collected through this website will be stored with one of our service providers. You can find details about each of these providers later in this document.
Who will the information be shared with?
Any personal data collected through this website will never be sold to any 3rd party. The only 3rd party companies that will have access to any personal data related to this website will be the data processors that are outlined below. These data processors are used solely to help facilitate the function and operation of this website.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
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.
We collect your name, email address & comments though our contact form from the contact page.
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 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 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.
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States .
In case IP-anonymisation is activated on this website, your IP address will be truncated within the area of Member States of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases the whole IP address will be first transfered to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. The IP-anonymisation is active on this website.
Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing them other services relating to website activity and internet usage.
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 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.
3rd Party Tools This Website Uses
This website has enabled the IP Anonymization feature of Google Analytics. This prevents personally identifiable information from being stored on the Google Analytics servers in relation to your interactions with this website. If you would like to know more about IP Anonymization you can click here
This website uses MailChimp in order to facilitate collecting email addresses and sending emails. Providing your email address is entirely optional, but if you choose to do so, it may be used to send you the following types of emails:
- Newsletter/update emails
- Occasional promotional emails
- Course/sequence educational emails
This website is committed to sending content of value, and you will never be sent spam or any promotions that are not relevant. Promotional emails will be sent very infrequently, and will only ever be of products or services that we believe will be of genuine interest to you. You can be completely removed from the mailing list at any time.
Depending on your interactions with emails that you receive, or actions you take on the website, your records in MailChimp may be “tagged” with additional information. This information may be used to indicate:
- The types of content you wish to receive notifications about via email
- Your responses to any surveys/polls that may be conducted (generally this is used to help determine the kind of content that is added to the website)
- Any products you have purchased
- Specific forms or sequences that you signed up to on the website
The comments on this website are made available through the Disqus comments system. Any personal information that you decide to supply through the comments system will be stored on their servers.
This policy was last modified on 20/01/2019
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