1.1. Purpose Of Policy.
It is our goal to make our website accessible and enjoyable to everyone. We have a legal duty to protect the personal data we collect from you under the General Data Protection Regulation 2021 (GDPR), the Data Protection Act 2018 and related laws. According to the GDPR, “personal data” is any information relating to a living individual who can be directly or indirectly identified from that information. This may include your name, email address, postal address or telephone number, as well as information obtained from the Internet and used to identify you.
1.2. Notice Concerning Children
We are a general public website and do not target any of our content specifically to children under the age of 13 in accordance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act 1998.
2. Information Collection Practices
2.1. What Type Of Information We Collect?
During the operation of the Site, we collect personal information from you in various ways. The first question is whether you should contact us through the “contact” page. In doing so, you provide us with your name and email address. The second is when you leave a comment on a blog post and are asked for your name and other information. You do not need to provide us with information through these two methods in order to use and enjoy the Site.
2.2. More Information Terms
(a) Automated Information Collection.
IP addresses (an Internet address) and domain names of visitors are automatically recognized by our servers. You are not revealing any personal information during this process. As well as anonymous “traffic data”, the Site may also collect information that does not personally identify you, but may assist with marketing or service improvement.
(b) Cookie Information.
(c) Sponsor & Advertisement Details
There is a possibility that the Site will accept sponsorships and advertisements. Sponsors and advertisers will be able to track impressions, clicks, and sales data if this occurs. The personal information you provide to us will never be disclosed to them.
3. Use & Sharing Of Information
3.1. WHAT DOES COMPANY DO WITH COLLECTED INFORMATION?
(a) PERSONAL INFORMATION.
Thoughtsgate does not share personal information with third parties other than those that help the website run smoothly, such as the hosting company and email program.
(b) ANONYMOUS INFORMATION.
An anonymous analysis of website traffic is conducted by us. Aside from diagnosing server problems, administering our site, and displaying content according to your preferences, we may also use anonymous IP addresses. Advertisers and business partners can also receive aggregated and anonymous traffic and transaction data.
Promotions or advertisements displayed on our site may contain cookies. We do not have access to or control over information collected by outside advertisers on our site.
(d) DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION.
If we believe that such disclosure is necessary in good faith or as required by law, we may disclose any information we have regarding you:
- Comply with legal process served on us or follow the edicts of the law
- The Site or its users are protected and defended in accordance with our legal rights and obligations
- The Member shall act under exigent circumstances to protect the site user’s or the public’s safety.
(e) SALE OF INFORMATION.
Depending on the needs of our business, we might sell or buy parts of the Site or our company, including information collected through the Site. When a third party acquires the Company or substantially all of its assets, user information will be one of the assets transferred.
The Site has security measures in place to prevent the loss, misuse and alteration of information collected from you, but we make no guarantees as to our ability to prevent any such loss to you or any third party arising from such loss, misuse or alteration. .
5. WEBSITE AREAS BEYOND COMPANY’S CONTROL
5.1. THIRD PARTY WEBSITES
6. CONTACT INFORMATION AND POLICY UPDATES
6.1. CONTACTING US
If you have any questions about this Policy or our practices related to this Site, please feel contact us using the “Contact” link on the menu located at the top of the site.
6.2. UPDATES AND CHANGES
The Company reserves the right to amend, modify, update, or add to this Policy at any time. Our website will be updated in a conspicuous location whenever such changes occur. It will then be up to you whether to accept or discontinue using the Site based on the policy changes. Modifications, updates, or changes will go into effect 30 days after they are posted on the Site. In order to stay in compliance with all of the terms of this Policy, you are responsible for reviewing it periodically.
- We will inform you of the changes to our privacy policies by email if you have subscribed to our email communications.