This policy was updated on Aug 26, 2020.
Who we are
Our website address is: https://www.valibyte.com.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
We use a comment plugin, AnyComment, to manage and moderate the comments. When you leave comments on our website, we may collect your personal data, including your name and email address. We do not share these data with any third party.
You can delete all the comments under your email address with the delete button located on top left side of the main comment form. You can also contact us to delete the personal information you leave after submtting a comment. See the bottom of this Policy for how to contact us.
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.
You’ll be requested your name and email address if you contact us using the contact forms on our website. These enables us to get back to you.
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.
We use a plugin called Slimstat to analyze our visitors’ behaviors on valibyte.com. If you visit our website, Slimstat won’t collect your personal identifiable information (like your real name and physicial address). It will collect:
- Your IP address
- Your country
- The pages you visit
- How long you are on the website
- Where you come from
- What you click
This tool collects these data and stores them in a database of the website. This information will become anonymous after processing and before storage. We do NOT share these information to any third-party individual or organization.
If you want to opt out of tracking, you can do so by clicking Deny on the cookie notice at the bottom of the webpage.
We are a small website and we need support to maintain it. So we enable Google AdSense to display ads on our website. This ad service may serve personlized ads based on your prior visits to our or other websites. If you want to opt out fo this, you can turn ad personalization off on Google’s ad personalization page.
If you need to, you can check out more information on vendors that are certified by Google for third-party ads.
A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns
You can set your browser in a way that you are informed about the setting of cookies and that cookies are only allowed in individual cases, that cookies are only accepted for certain cases or not at all, or that cookies are automatically deleted when the browser is closed.
Who we share your data with
Apart from the data sharing above, we do not share your personal data with anyone.
How long we retain your data
The data we collect through Slimstat may be retained indefinitely. To see what data we collect, check out the Analytics section.
If you leave a comment, your login information, your comments and their metadata may be retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
If you want us to remove your data from our database, you can contact us using the method we provide below.
What rights you have over your data
If you 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
We do not send your data stored on our website to anyone, although visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
How we protect your data
We have security security measures, including security plugins and firewall, set up on our website. We use these measures to protect our website from being attacked and prevent the attacker from acquiring your data.
How often we change this Policy
We may modify this policy according to our users’ feedback or changes of regulations. When we do so, we’ll also change the “last update” date at the top of this Policy. For you to know the updates of this policy, we encourage you to check this policy page regularly.
How you can contact us
You can contact us using the contact form here.