Privacy Policy

This privacy policy has been compiled to better serve those who are concerned with how their ‘Personally Identifiable Information’ (PII) is being used online. PII, as described in US privacy law and information security, is information that can be used on its own or with other information to identify, contact, or locate a single person, or to identify an individual in context. Please read our privacy policy carefully to get a clear understanding of how we collect, use, protect, or otherwise handle your Personally Identifiable Information in accordance with our website.

What personal information do we collect from the people that visit our blog?

Personal identification information

The amount and type of information that BloggingForest gathers depend on the nature of the interaction. We may collect personal identification information from Users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when ordering or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your name, email address, mailing address, phone number, credit card information or other details to help you with your experience.

When do we collect information?

We may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its website. For instance, BloggingForest may monitor the most popular collections on BloggingForest. We collect information from you when you subscribe to a newsletter, place an order fill out a form, open a support ticket, or enter information on our site to solve any queries about questions.

How do we use your information?

We may use the information we collect from you when you register, sign up for our newsletter, respond to a survey or marketing communication, surf the website, or use certain other site features in the following ways:

  • To improve customer service

Information you provide helps us respond to your customer service requests and support needs more efficiently.

  • To personalize user experience

We may use information in the aggregate to understand how our Users as a group use the services and resources provided on our Site.

  • To improve our Site

We may use feedback you provide to improve our products and services.

  • To send periodic emails

If User decides to opt-in to our mailing list, they will receive emails that may include company news, updates, related product or service information, etc. If at any time the User would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email.

Sharing your personal information

We do not sell, trade, or rent Users personal identification information to others. We may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any personal identification information regarding visitors and users with our business partners, trusted affiliates, and advertisers for the purposes outlined above.

How do we protect your information?

Our website is scanned on a regular basis for security holes and known vulnerabilities in order to make your visit to our site as safe as possible.

We use regular Malware Scanning.

Do we use ‘cookies’?

Yes. Our Site may use “cookies” to enhance User experience. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the site’s or service provider’s systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information.. They are also used to help us understand your preferences based on previous or current site activity, which enables us to provide you with improved services.

We use cookies to:

Keep track of advertisements.
Compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interactions in order to offer better site experiences and tools in the future. We may also use trusted third-party services that track this information on our behalf.
You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies.

If you turn cookies off, Some of the features that make your site experience more efficient may not function properly.It won’t affect the user’s experience that make your site experience more efficient and may not function properly.

Third-party disclosure

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your Personally Identifiable Information unless we provide users with advance notice. This does not include website hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or serving our users, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release information when it’s release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others’ rights, property or safety.

However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

Third-party links

Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third-party products or services on our website. These third-party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.

Google

Google’s advertising requirements can be summed up by Google’s Advertising Principles. They are put in place to provide a positive experience for users.

https://support.google.com/adwordspolicy/answer/1316548?hl=en

Optingout

Users can set preferences for how Google advertises to you using the Google Ad Settings page. Alternatively, you can opt out by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative Opt Out page or by using the Google Analytics Opt Out Browser add on.

California Online Privacy Protection Act

CalOPPA is the first state law in the nation to require commercial websites and online services to post a privacy policy. The law’s reach stretches well beyond California to require any person or company in the United States (and conceivably the world) that operates websites collecting Personally Identifiable Information from California consumers to post a conspicuous privacy policy on its website stating exactly the information being collected and those individuals or companies with whom it is being shared. – See more at: http://consumercal.org/california-online-privacy-protection-act-caloppa/#sthash.0FdRbT51.dpuf

According to CalOPPA, we agree to the following:

Users can visit our site anonymously.
Once this privacy policy is created, we will add a link to it on our home page or as a minimum, on the first significant page after entering our website.
Our Privacy Policy link includes the word ‘Privacy’ and can easily be found on the page specified above.

You will be notified of any Privacy Policy changes:

  • On our Privacy Policy Page
    Can change your personal information:
  • By emailing us
    How does our site handle Do Not Track signals?

We honor Do Not Track signals and Do Not Track, plant cookies, or use advertising when a Do Not Track (DNT) browser mechanism is in place.

Does our site allow third-party behavioral tracking?

It’s also important to note that we do not allow third-party behavioral tracking.

COPPA (Children Online Privacy Protection Act)

When it comes to the collection of personal information from children under the age of 13 years old, the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) puts parents in control.

The Federal Trade Commission, United States’ consumer protection agency, enforces the COPPA Rule, which spells out what operators of websites and online services must do to protect children’s privacy and safety online.

We do not specifically market to children under the age of 13 years old.

Fair Information Practices

The Fair Information Practices Principles form the backbone of privacy law in the United States and the concepts they include have played a significant role in the development of data protection laws around the globe.

Understanding the Fair Information Practice Principles and how they should be implemented is critical to comply with the various privacy laws that protect personal information.

In order to be in line with Fair Information Practices we will take the following responsive action, should a data breach occur:

CAN-SPAM Act

The CAN-SPAM Act is a law that sets the rules for commercial email, establishes requirements for commercial messages, gives recipients the right to have emails stopped from being sent to them, and spells out tough penalties for violations.

We collect your email address in order to:

  • Send information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions
  • Process orders and to send information and updates pertaining to orders.
  • Send you additional information related to your product and/or service
  • Market to our mailing list or continue to send emails to our clients after the original transaction has occurred.

To be in accordance with CANSPAM, we agree to the following:

  • Not use false or misleading subjects or email addresses.
  • Identify the message as an advertisement in some reasonable way.
  • Include the physical address of our business or site headquarters.
  • Monitor third-party email marketing services for compliance, if one is used.
  • Honor opt-out/unsubscribe requests quickly.
  • Allow users to unsubscribe by using the link at the bottom of each email.

Account Data; Call Data; Phone Numbers

This site does not view or store information other than what you submit to the Company either directly (for example, by emailing us) or by accessing the Website.

We store your email address for purposes of sending you our newsletter with the assistance of the CRM as defined in greater detail above and also for use in targeted advertising through our Data Analytics Providers. The Company may develop additional marketing resources that make use of your email address. Please consult these Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy from time to time for further updates as the Company continues to grow.

Disclaimer of Warranties

THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CONTAIN AN EXPRESS WARRANTY DISCLAIMER. USING OUR WEBSITE OR ANY OF OUR PRODUCTS OR SERVICES SHALL BE SOLELY AT THE RISK OF THE END USER. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMISSIBLE UNDER ANY APPLICABLE LAW, ANY APPLICABLE WARRANTIES, INCLUDING WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND WARRANTIES OF FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, ARE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMED. YOU EXPRESSLY INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS THE COMPANY FOR ANY DAMAGES ARISING FROM ITS USE, DOWNLOADING, INSTALLATION, UNINSTALLATION, OR ANY OTHER USE, INCLUDING TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMISSIBLE UNDER ANY APPLICABLE LOCAL LAW ACTUAL DAMAGES, MULTIPLICATIVE DAMAGES, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. THERE ARE NO LIQUIDATED DAMAGES UNDER THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS. NO ADVICE GIVEN TO YOU BY THE COMPANY MAY BE CONSTRUED AS TAX ADVICE OR LEGAL ADVICE. SUCH ADVICE IS GENERALIZED (NOT SPECIFIC TO YOUR NEEDS OR CIRCUMSTANCES) AND SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE. YOU MAY NOT RELY TO YOUR DETRIMENT ON ANY REPRESENTATIONS MADE BY THE COMPANY AT ANY TIME, THROUGH THE WEBSITE OR OTHERWISE.

The transmission of any information to the Company that is unlawful to transmit, either as to its content, the method by which it is transmitted, or the age of the recipient or any other reason, shall constitute a material breach of these Terms and Conditions and may subject you to, among other penalties, immediate discontinuation of service without notice.

Other Terms and Conditions

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, BloggingForest may change its privacy policy from time to time, and in BloggingForest’s sole discretion. BloggingForest has the discretion to update this privacy policy at any time. We encourage visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its privacy policy. Your continued use of this website after any change in this privacy policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.

When we do, we will revise the updated date at the bottom of this page. We encourage Users to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this privacy policy periodically and become aware of modifications.

Linked Website Content

From time to time the Company may provide links to other websites and resources to access third-party material or by bringing third-party material into the Website via “inverse” hyperlinks and framing technology (a “Linked Website”). The Company has no discretion to alter, update, or control the content on a Linked Website. The fact that the Company has provided a link to Linked Website is not an endorsement, authorization, sponsorship, or affiliation with respect to such Linked Website, its owners, or its contributors. There are inherent risks in relying upon, using or retrieving any information found on the Internet, and the Company urges you to make sure you understand these risks before relying upon, using, or retrieving any such information on a Linked Website.

Your acceptance of these terms

By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this policy and terms of service. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.

If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, you can email us at

Follow the instructions at the bottom of each email and we will promptly remove you from ALL correspondence.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, please contact us here.

Blogging Forest
Sr. No 14, Jai Jawan Nager
Yerawada, Pune – 411006
Maharashtra India

This document was last updated on October 8th, 2020.