Who we are
Our website address is: https://www.cswrld.com.
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.
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.
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 will last for one year.
If you visit our login page, we will 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 will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will 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 expires after 1 day.
Read our Cookies Policy.
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- Users can opt out of personalized advertising by using the ad settings or by visiting www.aboutads.info to opt out of cookies for personalized ads that come from third-party advertising providers.
You can change or revoke your consent and cookie settings at any time using the button in the bottom right corner of all pages of our website.
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.
Who we share your data with
If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.
This site is scanned for potential malware and vulnerabilities using the iThemes Site Scanner tool. We do not send personal information to the scanner, however, it could find publicly disclosed personal information (such as in comments) during the scan.
If you subscribe to our website newsletter, your email address will be stored in Jetpack and the Twilio SendGrid service from which news notification emails are sent. You can withdraw your consent to receive these at any time via the link at the bottom of each email sent, or you can contact us, and we will manually remove your email from the newsletter. Unsubscribing will remove your email address from the database.
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 your data is sent
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
Security of user account passwords
We store passwords using the modern hashing function bcrypt with cost set to 10.
Visitors’ IP addresses, logged-in user IDs and usernames of login attempts are conditionally logged to control malicious activity and protect the site from certain types of attacks. Examples of conditions where logging occurs include login attempts, logout requests, requests for suspicious URLs, changes to site content, and password updates. This information is retained for 60 days.
Request for export or deletion of personal data
If we record any personal data about you, it is always linked to your email address or username. You can request the export or deletion of your personal data using the form below.