Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is https://verakoo.com.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it 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: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Media

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.

Contact forms

To assist with sending you requested information, we use secured SSL encrypted pages to collect and store your email address. NAME outlines their use of your personal data and anonymized data [LINK] here. You may opt-out of the collection of your data by unsubscribing (we will remove your data) and contacting them using the instructions on their private page.

Cookies

Category: Necessary (5) Necessary cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies. Like many other websites, VeraKoo.com uses cookies. ‘Cookies’ are small pieces of information sent by an organization to your computer and stored on your hard drive to allow that website to recognize you when you visit. They collect statistical data about your browsing actions and patterns and do not identify you as an individual. For example, we use cookies to store your country preference. This helps us to improve our website and deliver a better more personalized service. It is possible to switch off cookies by setting your browser preferences. For more information on how to switch off cookies on your computer, please search “how to switch off cookies” in your favorite web browser. Turning cookies off may result in a loss of functionality when using our website. If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address, and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies may last for one year. If you visit our login page, we may set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser. When you log in, we may also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies may last for two days, and screen options cookies may last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for a predetermined time period. If you log out of your account, the login cookies may be removed. If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It typically expires after 1 day.

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

Analytics Who we share your data with

Service Providers and others who help with our business operations and assist in the delivery of our products and services including, but not limited to, application development, site hosting, maintenance, data analysis, infrastructure provision, IT services, customer service, email delivery services, payment processing, marketing, analytics, and enforcement of our Terms of Service Agreement and other agreements; Other users of the site to identify you to anyone to whom you send messages or make comments through the Services; Persons or entities with whom you consent to have your Personal Data shared; Third parties in order to prevent damage to our property (tangible and intangible), for safety reasons, or to collect amounts owed to us; Merchants and payment processors; and Third parties as we believe necessary or appropriate, in any manner permitted under applicable law, including laws outside your country of residence to comply with legal process; respond to requests from public and government authorities, including public and government authorities outside your country of residence; enforce our Terms of Service Agreement and other agreements; protect our operations; protect our rights, privacy, safety or property, and/or that of our affiliates, you, or others; and allow us to pursue available remedies or limit the damages that we may sustain.    We will never sell, rent, or lease your Personal Data to a third party.

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. For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

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.

Where we send your data

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

Your contact information

Your contact information is never shared. All pages of this site are encrypted through a 256 bit SSL encryption. Your contact information is not used for data analytics, only for newsletter subscriptions and replying to contact us form questions.

Additional information How we protect your data

Your data is protected with an industry-standard 256 bit SSL encryption. ALL form data is encrypted.

What data breach procedures we have in place

This site has brute force protection measures in place as well as industry-standard SSL encryption on all pages and forms throughout the site.

What third parties we receive data from

We have in place Google Analytics and Google Search Console trackers in place to analyze traffic data to and from this site. This data does not contain personal information.

What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data

This site has automatic post updates that send emails to subscribers to this service only. All subscribers are provided an opt-out link that will remove them from this service at any time.

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