Who we are
At www.thesilencedvoices.com, we are committed to maintaining the trust and confidence of all visitors to our web site. In particular, we want you to know that www.thesilencedvoices.com is not in the business of selling, renting or trading email lists with other companies and businesses for marketing purposes.
We take your privacy seriously and take measures to provide all visitors and users of www.thesilencedvoices.com with a safe and secure environment.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
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.
Like many other Web sites, www.thesilencedvoices.com makes use of log files. The information inside the log files includes internet protocol ( IP ) addresses, type of browser, Internet Service Provider ( ISP ), date/time stamp, referring/exit pages, and number of clicks to analyze trends, administer the site, track user’s movement around the site, and gather demographic information. IP addresses and other such information are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
Cookies and Web Beacons
www.thesilencedvoices.com may set and access www.thesilencedvoices.com cookies on your computer. Cookies are used to provide our system with the basic information to provide the services you are requesting. Cookies can be cleared at any time from your internet browser settings.
DoubleClick DART Cookie
.:: Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to users based on their visit to www.thesilencedvoices.com and other sites on the Internet.
When someone visits www.thesilencedvoices.com we use a third party service, Google Analytics, to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behavior patterns. We do this to track things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site and interactions with the site. This information is processed in a way which does not identify anyone. We do not make, and do not allow Google to make, any attempt to find out the identities of visitors to our website. If, however, you wish to disable Google Analytics data collection, click on the following link. Click here to opt-out of Google Analytics
Advertising on www.thesilencedvoices.com
www.thesilencedvoices.com has no access to or control over the cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.
If you wish to disable cookies, you may do so through your individual browser options. More detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers can be found at the browsers’ respective websites.
When someone visits www.thesilencedvoices.com, you have the ability to submit comments on particular articles or pages. When comments are submitted, you are entitled to use aliases or information that completely hides your identity. When a comment is submitted, the relevant details (name, email, website) that you provide are stored. These details are stored so that we can display your comment back to you, and to anyone viewing the comment sections on the site. We do not verify information entered nor do we require verification.
We have included a plug in on www.thesilencedvoices.com that notifies you when we have responded to your comment. We do not track or trade your email address, and any comments and response to comments will be visible on the website.
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.
Who we share your data with
Google analytics (see above) will use your data to evaluate visitor behavior patterns. We do not make, and do not allow Google to make, any attempt to find out the identities of visitors to our 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.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, 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.
Your contact information
We do not collect your contact information for the purposes of building an email database. if you give out your email address through the comments submitted, it will be viewable to anyone visiting the site. We will only use your email address to contact you regarding your comment.