Privacy terms

Effective date: September 30, 2019

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Julian Certain (“me”, “I”, or “my”) operates the https://certain.cc website (the “Service”).

This page informs you of my policies regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of personal data when you use my blog and the choices you have associated with that data.

I use your data to provide and improve the page usability and functionality. By using the Service, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy. Unless otherwise defined in this Privacy Policy, terms used in this Privacy Policy have the same meanings as in my Terms and Conditions, accessible from https://certain.cc/privacy

Information Collection And Use

I collect several different types of information for various purposes to provide and improve my service to you.

Types of Data Collected

Personal Data

While using my service, I may ask you to provide me with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you (“Personal Data”). Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:

  • Email address
  • First name and last name
  • Cookies and Usage Data

Usage Data

I may also collect information how the Service is accessed and used (“Usage Data”). This Usage Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of our Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.

Tracking & Cookies Data

I use cookies and similar tracking technologies to track the activity on my blog and hold certain information.

Cookies are files with small amount of data which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your device. Tracking technologies also used are beacons, tags, and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyze my blog concerning usability and loading performance.

You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of the blog.

Examples of Cookies I use:

  • Session Cookies. I use Session Cookies to operate the blog.
  • Preference Cookies. I use Preference Cookies to remember your preferences and various settings.
  • Security Cookies. I use Security Cookies for security purposes.

Use of Data

I use the collected data for various purposes:

  • To provide and maintain the blog
  • To notify you about changes to articles or other relevant updates
  • To allow you to participate in interactive features of my blog when you choose to do so
  • To provide customer care and support
  • To provide analysis or valuable information so that I can improve my communication or service
  • To monitor the usage of the blog
  • To detect, prevent and address technical issues

Transfer Of Data

Your information, including Personal Data, may be transferred to β€” and maintained on β€” computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from your jurisdiction.

If you are located outside Germany and choose to provide information to me, please note that I transfer the data, including Personal Data, to Germany and process it there.

Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by your submission of such information represents your agreement to that transfer.

Data Analytics will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy and no transfer of your Personal Data will take place to an organization or a country unless there are adequate controls in place including the security of your data and other personal information.

Disclosure Of Data

Legal Requirements

Data Analytics may disclose your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:

  • To comply with a legal obligation
  • To protect and defend the rights or property of Data Analytics
  • To prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the blog
  • To protect the personal safety of users of the blog or the public
  • To protect against legal liability

Security Of Data

The security of your data is important to me, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While I strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Data, I cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Your right to request & delete all PII data

If you have an account on my page or have commented one of my posts, you may request your personal data, including any data you have submitted to me via a form. Further, you may apply to have your PII data deleted permanently, excluding the data required to be persisted for administrational, legal or security purpose.

Service Providers

I may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate my Service (“Service Providers”), to provide the blog or related services on my behalf, to perform Service-related services or to assist me in analyzing how the blog is used.

These third parties have access to your Personal Data only to perform these tasks on my behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.

Analytics

I may use third-party Service Providers to monitor and analyze the use of my blog.

  • Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of our Service. This data is shared with other Google services. Google may use the collected data to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network. You can opt-out of having made your activity on the Service available to Google Analytics by installing the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on or configure your browser to send a do-not-track request, which I respect and effectively block any tracking pixel from loading. The add-on prevents the Google Analytics JavaScript (ga.js, analytics.js, and dc.js) from sharing information with Google Analytics about visits activity. For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy & Terms web page: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en

Links To Other Sites

My blog may contain links to other sites that are not operated by me. If you click on a third party link, you will be directed to that third party’s site. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of every site you visit.

I have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.

Embedded content from third-parties

My blog may include embedded content such as videos pictures or text snippets etc. from third-party content providers such as youtube, facebook, google or others. The embedded content behaves exactly as if it were consumed directly from the third-party page by you. Be aware that many third-party pages drop cookie data I can not take responsibility of and have no control upon. Feel free to block such cookies but be aware that it might stop the content from rendering, depending on the internal technical dependencies the third-party content provider might have. Additional tracking services might be used by such content providers that track any interaction applying to the content, including your interactions if you happened to have an account with the external content provider and were logged-in (facebook for example).

Children’s Privacy

My blog does not address anyone under the age of 18 (“Children”).

I do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 18. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your Children has provided me with Personal Data, please contact me. If I become aware that I have collected Personal Data from children without verification of parental consent, I take steps to remove that information from the servers.

Changes To This Privacy Policy

I may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. I will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page.

I will let you know via email and/or a prominent notice on my blog, prior to the change becoming effective and update the “effective date” at the top of this Privacy Policy.

You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.

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Contact Me

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact me:

  • By dropping me a note via the contact form: https://certain.cc/contact