Last Revised: August 23, 2020
We take your privacy seriously
At Interesting Facts About Animals (hereinafter known as “us” or “we” or “the Site”), the privacy of our visitors is of extreme importance to us.
Interesting Facts About Animals creates contents to help users gain valuable knowledge on our websites at https://interestingfactsaboutanimals.com (collectively, “Websites”).
While doing so, we may use tools or content from other websites (third party).
To better protect your privacy we provide this notice explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used.
To make this notice easy to find, we make it available on our homepage, www.interestingfactsabout animals.com and at every point where personally identifiable information may be requested.
We are committed to protecting your privacy and committed to developing technology that gives you the most powerful and secure online experience.
Personal information is encrypted whenever transmitted or received online. Personal information is accessible only to staff, agents, or our contractors.
This privacy statement applies to all our web sites and domains.
This includes information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person, anonymous data collection and aggregate reporting.
Personally identifiable information is any information that is associated with your name or personal identity.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
During Registration process, the types of personal information you provide to us may include, but are not limited to name and email address.
When you browse our web site, you do so anonymously. We may log your IP address (the Internet address of your computer) to give us an idea of which part of our web site you visit and how long you spend there.
But we will not link your IP address to any personal information unless you have logged in to our web site.
Like many other commercial web sites, our web site may use a standard technology called a “cookie” to collect information about how you use the site.
In using our web site, you acknowledge our lawful basis – in the form of contractual obligation – for processing your data, as outlined in the Terms of Service.
How we use it
We may use your personal information for the following purposes:
- To make the site easier for you to use by not making you enter your personal information more than once.
- To deliver services that you request or purchase.
- To help us create and publish content most relevant to you.
- To alert you of product upgrades, special offers, updated information and other new services provided from us.
- To provide feedback in an online practice test.
- To participate in promotional offers.
Who we share your data with
We never sell or rent your personal information. We may disclose your personal information if required to do so by law (for example, a subpoena) or regulation, or in good faith to (a) comply with legal processes served on the site, or (b) protect our rights and property, or (c) where our records indicate fraudulent activity or other deceptive practices that a governmental agency should be made aware of, or (d) where your communication suggests possible harm to others.
We may transfer information about Users if our site is acquired by or merged with another company.
We use (but are not limited to using) the following sub-processors in order to effectively carry out our activities.
We will not share your information with third parties without your permission, other than what is mentioned in this Privacy Notice.
It will only be used for the purposes stated above.
We use personal information to send results of online practice test taken by you, and to provide operational notices, keep records up to date to notify you via periodic e-mails of special offers and other related product/service information.
The third parties with whom we share data are US based and have Privacy Shield compliance or are working towards this status at the time of writing.
Security of your personal information and where your data is stored
We strictly protect the security of your personal information. We carefully protect your data from loss, misuse, unauthorized access or disclosure, alteration, or destruction.
Your personal information is stored on servers in the United States and is never shared outside our organization without your permission, except as stated herein.
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
Your rights and access to your personal information
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.
We will provide you with the means to ensure that your personal information is correct and current. You may review and update this information at any time by requesting for it.
Please contact us via firstname.lastname@example.org if you require further clarification, access or updating above that which is provided by our systems.
How long we retain your data and data erasure
We do not hold your personal information for longer than is necessary; when we no longer have any use for your data, your data is deleted.
Email addresses on our email lists and related necessary information (First name, Last name, Email address, etc.) can be deleted upon request, under the understanding that this may affect the quality of future service received, experience of our sites, products and services, and ability for you to correctly access or otherwise receive our sites, products and services.
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.
Users in the European Union
If you are residing in the European Union, Your Personal information may be transferred outside the European Union or the European Economic Area.
Your California Privacy Rights
If you are a California resident, we want to make sure you have everything you need to make informed decisions. Subject to certain limits under California law, you have the right to:
1. Know how your personal information is used
2. Access, request, and receive the personal information we have collected in a portable manner
3. Object to having your data sold or shared, and request that we delete your personal data.
You can make requests about your privacy rights at email@example.com
Our web site is not setup to track, collect or distribute personal information. Our site may generate certain kinds of non-identifying site usage data, such as number of hits and visits to our site.
This information is used for internal purposes only. The statistics contain no personal information and cannot be used to gather such information.
Our web site may use “cookies” to help you personalize your online experience.
A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer.
Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you. You have the ability to accept or decline cookies.
Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer.
If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the web sites you visit.
This website may contain links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy of such other sites.
We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.
Your choices about how we use your personal information
Communication: You can opt-out of email broadcasts by clicking the Unsubscribe link in emails.
Like many other Web sites, Interesting Facts About Animals.com makes use of log files.
The information inside the log files includes IP addresses, for example, to identify your general location, type of browser, Internet Service Provider, date/time stamp, entrance/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.
DoubleClick DART cookie
- Google’s use of the DoubleClick cookie enables it and its partners to serve ads to you based on your visit to www.interestingfactsaboutanimals.com and/or other sites on the internet.
- You may opt out of the use of the DoubleClick cookie for interest-based advertising by visiting Google Ads Settings or by visiting aboutads.info.
For more information please visit Google Advertising Policies and Principles Page.
interestingfactsaboutanimals.com has no access to or control over these 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 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.
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.
Users under 16 years of age
Our Websites and Products are not directed to and we do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 16.
If we become aware that a child under the age of 16 has provided us with personal information, we will take steps to remove such data.
If you become aware that your child has provided us with personal information without your consent, please contact us.
By using the Websites or Products, you are representing to us that you are not under the age of 16.
Changes to this Policy
Your continued use of the Websites and Products signifies your continuing consent to be bound by this Policy.
If we need to provide you with information about something, whether for legal, marketing, or other business related purposes, we will select what we believe is the best way to get in contact with you.
We will usually do this through email or by placing a notice on our Websites or Products.
Problems or complaints with our privacy notice
We value your comments and opinions. If you have questions, comments or a complaint about compliance with this privacy notice you may contact us via firstname.lastname@example.org
If you’re not happy with how your data is being processed, please contact your local relevant supervisory authority.