I will only collect and use your Personal Data when:
For the purpose of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), I, Aden Cabro, am the "data controller."
This policy is in effect as of the date shown at the bottom of this document.
I collect some information automatically as a result of the design of the technologies that you and I have chosen to use. Such information typically includes what browser and operating system you are using, what technological capabilities your Web browser supports, a very general (and often inaccurate) location associated with the Internet Protocol (IP) address associated with your online activity, etc. I make no effort to link this information to your Personal Data, but making such links may be technically feasible.
I collect information that you knowingly and willingly provide. Such information could include your email address, your name, how you know or heard about me, and any other information for which you are prompted as well as additional information that you provide without being prompted.
Third-party cookies are those cookies stored by your browser at the request of a third party. For example, if I display ads on my site and those ads are inserted by an ad service, the code from that ad service may request your browser to store information in a cookie for later retrieval. The ads displayed in conjunction with my participation in the Amazon Associates program is an example of code that may request that your browser store a third-party cookie. Third parties should be contacted separately if you have questions or concerns about the data they store about you. They may offer tools to help you manage, undo, and/or prevent that storage of personal information.
I will only use your Personal Data when I believe doing so is lawful. Common uses of your Personal Data include:
The simplest explanation for my policy on sharing your data is that I try to avoid it in all cases. That is the easiest way to respect your privacy. However, there are situations when sharing your data is necessary. It is never necessary to share your information with third parties for the purpose of them contacting you to promote their products, services, or ideologies, and I will never do that.
Situations that require sharing of your personal data include doing so as directed under a valid order from a lawful court with applicable jurisdiction and doing so to complete a service that you have requested from me. Situations that require sharing to complete a legitimate business interest include sharing data with third parties who provide services to me and who require data to provide those services. When such sharing occurs, I ensure (to the extent possible) that the service provider has policies in place that are no less restrictive than my own.
I implement technical measures to safeguard your Personal Data. This includes physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards that comply with applicable law to safeguard Personal Data from unauthorized access, disclosure, or use.
Your data will be stored on servers in the United States. The location of those servers within the US may change without notice, but generally will be located in Washington (State, not DC), Oregon, and/or Pennsylvania.
I store and use your Personal Data for as long as it is necessary as described within this policy document. If you request deletion of the data I have collected from you, I will comply with your request within the constraints and requirements of applicable law, the moral obligation to secure and respect your privacy, and technology. In some cases deletion may take the form of anonymization if doing so respects your intent more than actual deletion. Completely deleting all information may be impossible due to technical restraints; for example, deleting every server access log ever generated from your activity, including in all backup files, would likely be impossible due to the difficulty or impossibility of accurately finding those log entries due to insufficient reliable data about you to make the correct association. Put simply, if the only identifying information is an IP address and your IP address has ever changed (which is extremely likely) there is no way to know that a log entry with an IP address you have used is actually you versus another (prior or subsequent) user of that same address.
You may have the right under applicable laws and/or treaties to ask the following questions or take the following actions by contacting me as described later in this document:
If there is a self-service feature, you are advised to use that instead of asking me to manually process your request, as this will give you the desired result much more quickly. An example of a self-service feature is an "unsubscribe" link in an email newsletter. Note that a self-service tool should not be assumed to do more than it states; continuing the previous example, an "unsubscribe" link should not be assumed to delete your data, only to unsubscribe you from the list. If you are at all concerned that you will not get the desired results from a self-service tool, please contact me for assistance.
No content or services provided on this site are intended for use or consumption by anyone under the age of 18 (or higher if the age of majority in your location is higher than 18). If you are under that age, you are directed to not provide me with any Personal Data including your email address.
You may contact me (Aden Cabro) via:
Email: aden /at/ adencabro.com
Postal mail: Aden Cabro, c/o Crenel Books, PO Box 33, Sumner, WA 98390
Policy version: 2.0
Effective: 25 MAY 2018
(versions prior to 25 MAY 2018 were not numbered or dated)
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