Privacy Policy - 403-Painter

Effective Date - June 14th 2023

This Privacy Policy explains how 403 Painter (“we,” “us,” or “our”) collects, uses, and protects the personal information obtained from users (“you” or “your”) of our website located at https://403painter.com (“Website”). We are committed to safeguarding your privacy and ensuring that your personal information is handled securely and in compliance with applicable laws and regulations. By accessing and using our Website, you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy.

  1. Collection of Information

1.1 Comments: When you leave comments on our Website, we collect the data you provide in the comments form, your IP address, and browser user agent string to help detect and prevent spam.

1.2 Gravatar: If you have a Gravatar account, an anonymized string created from your email address may be provided to the Gravatar service to check if you are using it. Please refer to the Gravatar service privacy policy at https://automattic.com/privacy/ for more information.

1.3 Media: If you upload images to our Website, please ensure that you avoid including embedded location data (EXIF GPS) in the images, as visitors can download and extract this information.

1.4 Cookies: We may use cookies on our Website to enhance your browsing experience and provide personalized services. When you leave a comment, you may opt-in to saving your name, email address, and website in cookies for future convenience. These cookies will last for one year. Additionally, temporary cookies may be set on the login page to determine if your browser accepts cookies. Login cookies, screen options cookies, and article editing cookies may also be utilized. These cookies do not contain personal data and are discarded after a specific period.

  1. Embedded Content

Our articles may include embedded content such as videos, images, or articles from other websites. Embedded content from other websites behaves as if the visitor has visited the other website. Please note that these websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with the embedded content, including if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

  1. Sharing of Data

If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email. We do not share your personal information with third parties unless required by law or if necessary to fulfill the purpose for which you provided the information.

  1. Data Retention

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely to facilitate the automatic approval of follow-up comments. If you register on our Website, your personal information provided in your user profile will be stored. All users can view, edit, or delete their personal information at any time, except for the username, which cannot be changed. Website administrators have access to and can edit this information.

  1. Your Rights

If you have an account on our Website or have left comments, you have the right to request an exported file containing the personal data we hold about you, including any information you have provided. You may also request the erasure of your personal data. However, please note that we may be obliged to retain certain data for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

  1. Data Security

We implement appropriate security measures to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure, or destruction. However, no data transmission or storage system can be guaranteed as completely secure. Therefore, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us or store on our Website, and you do so at your own risk.

  1. Automated Spam Detection

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service to maintain the integrity of our Website and protect against