Here at ScrollBucks, we are very serious about the security of reader’s data and privacy. We don’t share your information collected through the newsletter, comments and any other ways to the third party.
What kind of information do we collect and why we collect?
When the users comment on our post we ask for Name, Website URL is optional we do receive all this information just to know the identity of the users to avoid the spam. Along with it, we collect the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
Sometimes you will see the subscribe newsletter pop up on our blog which will ask you to enter name and email to subscribe to get weekly updates from us when new articles get published. We don’t use this information to Spam or don’t share it with the third party.
For the information security, we are very strict about it, and we use an Akismet plugin to identify the spam.
Why we collect information?
We collect your personal information from the various methods. We are collecting this information to improve our performance, enhance our site, user experience, etc. Also, to verify the user identity.
We are displaying ads from some of the advertising partners like Google AdSense and Affiliate links. They might collect your information to track the performance. We don’t use your personal information unless we need it for some valid reason.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to save 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.
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.
We don’t approve each comment we receive. Before approving we saw the advantage of that comment to other readers if it is adding value or giving more information about the content then only we accept it. We ban the people whoever are spamming with the comment. Here at ScrollBucks, we are using an Akismet plugin to find out the spammers.