Integrity

Who we are

Our website address is: avancemang.com.

Cookies

We avoid cookies for those who are not logged into the website.

You can see in your browser whether a website uses cookies or not, and you can also choose to block them there. Don’t rely on others to do your job for you.

Other

When the comment function is open. Not at present.

If you leave a comment on our website, you can choose to save your name, email address and website address in cookie files. This is for your convenience so that you don’t have to enter this information again the next time you leave a comment. These cookie files are valid for one year.

If you have an account and log in to this site, we will create a temporary cookie file to check if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie file does not contain any personally identifiable information and will disappear when you close your browser.

In addition, when you log in, we will create multiple cookie files to store information about your login and screen layout choices. Cookies for login are valid for two days and cookies for layout choices are valid for one year. If you tick “Remember me”, your cookie will remain for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookie files will be deleted.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie file will be stored in your browser. This cookie file does not contain any personal data, but only the post ID of the article you just edited. It is valid for 1 day.

When visitors leave comments on the site, we collect the data displayed in the comment form as well as the visitor’s IP address and user agent string to help detect spam messages.

An anonymised string created from your email address (also known as a hash value) may be sent to the Gravatar service to determine if you are registered there. The privacy policy of the Gravatar service is available at https://automattic.com/privacy/. Once your comment has been approved, your profile picture will be publicly displayed along with your comment.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it
Comments

Comments sometimes appear on the website. Name/fingerprint, email, url (optional) are provided in order to distinguish the comments. IP is also stored.

Email list

We collect email for mailing purposes, it is automated with easy unsubscribe.

Donations

Paypal is used for donations and they use Cookies, see their website for more info.

Media

If uploading images to the site, please avoid uploading images where EXIF data includes GPS location data. Visitors to the site can download and retrieve all positioning data from images on the site.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this website may contain embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.) Embedded content from other websites behaves exactly the same as if the visitor had visited the other website.

These websites may collect information about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with said embedded content, including tracking your interaction with this embedded content if you have an account and are logged into the website in question.

Who we share your data with

We do not share data with anyone.

How long we keep your data

If the commenting feature is enabled. Not at present.

When you post a comment, the comment and its metadata will be stored indefinitely. The reason for this is that we need to be able to find and approve follow-up comments automatically and not queue them for review. The web shop keeps data for as long as required by tax authorities etc. The email list data is kept for as long as you want, or based on any legal reasons.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account or have posted any comments on this website, you can request an export file of the personal data we hold about you, including any details you have given us. You can also request that we delete any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data that we are required to keep for administrative, legal or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Comments from visitors are checked via an automated spam detection service, Akismet.

Your contact information

info [at-sign] advancement.com

How we protect your information

We take reasonable steps to protect your personal information from loss or destruction. We also have procedures in place to deal with any suspected data breaches. We will notify you and any applicable regulatory authority of suspected data breaches where we are legally required to do so.