Digilitica’s Privacy Policy

Everything about Digilitica’s privacy policy

What is Digilitica? >> A blog created by Shivanandana Hegde which is mostly filled with technical write ups. Digilitica privacy policy is fairly simple and straight forward since this is only a content based website.

https://digilitica.com/ is a secure website and follows strict https:// protocol. Any and all data served and collected are encrypted by default.

What data is collected and why?

One line description of Digilitica’s data collection operand:

Digilitica wants to know ‘What you do on this website’ but not ‘Who you are‘.

-Digilitica’s Privacy Policy

So, in brief, Digilitica collects user behavior data such as what you read, what you clicked, your time spent on each page etc. (only on this website of-course) but will never collect any information that reveals who you are. (except if and when you opt for our news letter – email-address will be stored to send you updates on new posts only) .

Below is the split of different data collection points across Digilitica.

Comments Section

When visitors leave comments on the site, the data shown in the comments form is collected and stored, However, visitor’s IP address is not collected or stored. But Digilitica’s back-end systems will check for popular blacklisted IP and bots to prevent spams. Digilitica do collects your browser’s user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string (encoded) 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.

Browser Cookies

Digilitica Privacy cookie policy. GDPR and CCPA compliant.

Digilitica puts around 7 cookies in your browser. Few are from Google Analytics, few are related to your preference about ’email-subscription’ pop-up, so that you don’t get pop-ups if you’re not interested.

Additionally, if you leave a comment on this 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 will last for one year.

For Authors: If you visit our login page, a temporary cookie is set to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

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.

Google Ads

You might have noticed that we show Google Ads on this website and it provides some vitamin ‘M’ to run and maintain this website so that you get information absolutely free.

While Digilitica doesn’t collect any of your PII data, we have no clue what data might Google be collecting about you. It is a universally known fact Google uses people’s data from all it’s affiliated websites to show relevant ads for them.

Please go through Google Adsense Policies to better understand how Google records and uses your data.

Analytics

Is your data shared with anybody?

Digilitica has Google Analytics throughout the website. Only behavioral data is sent such as page views, clicks, downloads, form submissions etc. No personally identifiable data will ever be sent to any analytics tools.

How long your data is retained

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This will help to recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on this website (if any), Digilitica also stores 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

Digilitica's policy of privacy and rights. GDPR and CCPA compliant.

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the data that Digilitica holds about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that Digilitica should erase any data that is held about you. This does not include any data that is obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Cheers,🍻

Shivanandana Hegde