Privacy Policy

Updated on 23rd December, 2020.

Who we are.

Our website address is: https://thisislitblog.com. It is owned by Shruti Ramanujam.

We value your privacy and are committed to keeping your personal information secure, private, and confidential. This privacy policy includes information about how we store, share, and use your personal data.

The data we collect.

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.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public next to your comment.

Contact forms

When you fill out a contact form on this website to reach out to us, we collect your email address and the associated information you include in your request.

Cookies

When you first visit this website, you will be asked if you consent to the use of cookies. Accepting cookies can give repeat visitors an enhanced experience while browsing through this website.

If you comment on one of the posts on this website, you may choose to opt-in to saving your name, email address, and website in cookies. These cookies last for a year and ensure that you do not have to fill in your details again if or when you leave another comment in that time period.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content such as videos, images, GIFs, and more. These websites are not controlled in any way by us. These websites could collect your personal data, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and also track your own interaction with the embedded content if you have an account to that website and are logged in.

Analytics

This website utilizes industry standard analytics packages to gather statistics around the usage of this website, analyse trends, and maintain the quality of service we provide. In order to do so, these packages collect limited information on visitors to our website automatically and stores this anonymous information in server log files.

Who we share your data with.

We do not share your personal information with third parties unless you have voluntarily given permission to do so. For instance, if you enter a giveaway hosted on this site and win, your personal information will be handed over to the publisher organising the giveaway with your explicit permission.

How long we retain your data.

If you leave a comment on this website, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so your followup comments, if any, are recognised and approved automatically instead of being held up in a moderation queue.

What rights you have over your data.

If you have left comments on this website, 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 we send your data.

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

How we protect your data.

We follow accepted industry standards to protect any personal information you have provided to us. We have appropriate security measures to prevent the information from being accidentally lost or used or accessed in any way. However, please be aware that no method of electronic storage can ever be 100% secure. Therefore, as is the case with any website — we are not in a position to guarantee the absolute security and integrity of any personal data that was transferred to you or from you via the internet.

Changes to this privacy policy.

This is Lit has the discretion to update this privacy policy at any time. When we do, we will post the new policy on this page and revise the date found on the top of the page.

Contacting us.

If you have any questions about this privacy policy or the way your personal information is used, please reach out to us at shruti@thisislitblog.com.

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