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TechHowTos.com (referred to as ‘we’, ‘us’, ‘our’, ‘TechHowTos.com’ or the ‘our Website’) is committed to protecting your privacy and handling your data in an open and transparent manner. The personal data that we collect and process depends on the product or service requested and agreed in each case.
- provides an overview of how TechHowTos.com collects and processes your personal data and tells you about your rights under the local data protection law and the EU General Data Protection Regulation (‘GDPR’),
- explains when and why we collect personal information about people who visit our website and how we use it,
- explains the conditions under which we may disclose this personal information to others and how we keep it secure.
What Data We Collect
We collect personally identifiable information when voluntarily submitted by our visitors. The personal information we collect include your name and email address (in case you subscribe to our newsletter), as well as any information you enter in different “comment” sections on our website. Moreover, for purposes of security and analytics, we also collect your IP address when you visit our website.
How We Use Your Data
We may use the personal information provided to us in order to:
- send you our newsletter, where this is requested by you,
- send you information about our other products and services provided we have your consent for doing so,
- notify you of changes to our services as above,
- contact you back about any inquiry you may have made via our contact form.
Third-Parties and Their Sites
If you linked to our site from a third party site, we cannot be responsible for the privacy policies and practices of the owners or operators of that third party site and recommend that you check the policy of that third party site and contact its owner or operator if you have any concerns or questions.
What are Your Data Protection Rights
TechHowTos.com respects your rights to your data. You have the following rights in terms of your personal data we hold about you:
- the right to be informed,
- the right of access,
- the right to rectification,
- the right to erasure,
- the right to restrict processing,
- the right to data portability,
- the right to object,
- rights in relation to automated decision making and profiling.
For any requests regarding the above, you can contact us via the Contact Section on our Website.
How you can Access and Update your Information
The accuracy of your information is important to us. We are working on ways to make it easier for you to review and correct the information that we hold about you. In the meantime, if you change email address, or any of the other information we hold is inaccurate or out of date, please contact us via the Contact Section on our Website.
You have the right to ask for a copy of the information TechHowTos.com holds about you. If you wish to have a copy of your data, you can send us a relevant request via the Contact Section on our Website.
Security Precautions in place to Protect the Loss, Misuse or Alteration of your Information
When you submit personal information on our website, we take all reasonable measures to protect your data from unlawful destruction, leakage, etc. For example, your communication with our website is private and encrypted with 128 Bit encryption on SSL.
Once we receive your information, we make our best effort to ensure its security on our systems. Where we have given (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our websites, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share your password with anyone.
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Links to Other Websites
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement.
TechHowTos.com provides a newsletter service. Our newsletter contains news about new blog posts on our Website, as well as news about our products and services and other marketing material.
Receiving our newsletter is optional, and in order to receive it, you need to intentionally register and provide your explicit consent for receiving our marketing material.
Also, you can opt-out at any moment as every newsletter communication provides you with the option to “unsubscribe”.
Right to Complain
If you want to complain on any issue relating to this Privacy Notice, please contact us via the contact section on our website. We aim to respond in a reasonable amount of time (normally 30 days). We will manage your complaint and will give you additional information about how it will be handled. You also have the right to complain to the Office of the Commissioner for Personal Data Protection. Find out on their website how to submit a complaint (http://www.dataprotection.gov.cy).
Your data (i.e. blog post comments) will be available until you request to erase it. In such case, you can send us a data erasure request via the Contact Section on our Website.
Review of this Policy
We keep this Policy under regular review. This Policy was last updated in May 2018.