Privacy Policy

Blogging Elementary values the privacy of all its users. We are committed to safeguarding your data at all times. 

The current Privacy Policy document outlines the kind of information that is received and collected by Blogging Elementary. Also, how is the information used by this platform. We implement measures that completely protect your personal information against any kind of misuse, unauthorised access and manipulation.

The information shared by you (name and email) will never be shared by Blogging Elementary with any third parties. 

What personal data we collect from you?

All the details of data collected and the reason behind that collection is being shared with you with complete transparency.

We may collect personally identifiable information from you, including your name, email address and phone number, when you engage in any of the following activities –

  • Signing up for our Community Forum
  • Order BE advertising products through our website.
  • Sign up to receive promotional materials via email.
  • Participate in a contest, promotion, or survey.
  • Some of the personally identifiable information we collect from you, including your name, address, phone number, email address, and payment card information, is required in order to process your online purchases, respond to your requests, and contact you about your online purchases, if necessary.

We may also collect information regarding  the following aspects from you –

  • Personal or professional interests.
  • Demographics.
  • Past experience with BE products and services.
  •  We may also collect personally identifiable information that you voluntarily disclose on the website, absent any request from us.

How does BE use your information?

We may use information that you provide to us for a variety of purposes such as –

  • To respond to your customer service inquiries.
  • To process purchases, refunds, exchanges, and other transactions.
  • To contact you about questions or communications regarding your order.

To contact you about new products, services, special events and promotions 

We provide our users a choice as to whether they would like to receive marketing or promotional communications. Users may also from time to time receive up-to-date information on products and services via our e-mail newsletter.

Users may opt-out at any time from receiving these communications. You can also choose to unsubscribe or update your preferences from emails and/or newsletters by clicking the links at the bottom of any email.

Log Files

BE makes use of log files.The information inside the log files includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, type of browser, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date/time stamp, referring/exit pages, and number of clicks to analyse trends, administer the site, track user’s movement around the site, and gather demographic information. IP addresses, and other such information are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable.

BE also uses Google Analytics to compile usage statistics. This service is provided by Google, Inc. Their privacy policy can be found here. Also, their terms of service can be found here.

Cookies 

When you visit BE, cookies can be stored on your computer. Cookies are little pieces of information that can help identify your browser and that can store information about visitors preferences and lay out details of the activity of the user on the site. 

Comments

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.

Media

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.

Contact forms

When you  contact us through the contact forms, we collect your email id and name.

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.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Using Blogging Elementary on a mobile device

When you use the mobile version of our website, the processing of personal information you provide us happens the same way as when you use the regular (PC) website. However, in this case, additional information such as device, location information might also be tracked when visiting our website using a mobile device. You may opt out of displaying your location simply by turning off the location on your mobile device.

How long we retain your data?

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise 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 ever we have used your personal data with your consent, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time subject to applicable law.

How we protect your data?

We are committed to protect the personal information you provide us and take reasonable measures to prevent any misuse of the same. We prevent anyone from gaining authorised access to your personal data with us. Only authorised personnel in our team are permitted to access your personal information.

Display Advertising

At Blogging Elementary, one of the revenue streams is display advertising. When you scroll our sites, there will be Ads on some posts and pages. The Ad networks use their technology to make certain ads appear on our website. This targeting by the advertisers is always automated based on your IP address. We don’t save your data and hence never share it with third party advertisers.  We have absolutely no access or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.

Web Contact Between Blogging Elementary and You

If contact is established with us through our website, your message will be stored. This will be done so as to respond to you at the earliest.

Modifications in Policy

Blogging Elementary reserves the right to update this Privacy Policy at any time.

Last updated on July 23rd, 2020.

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