Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is https://homztoolz.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

Cookies

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.

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

We do not sell, trade, or rent Users personal identification information to others. We may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any personal identification information regarding visitors and users with our business partners, trusted affiliates and advertisers for the purposes such as personalized ads, comments, newsletters, and others are outlined above. We may use third-party service providers to help us operate our business and the Site or administer activities on our behalfs, such as sending out newsletters or surveys. We may share your information with these third parties for those limited purposes provided that you have given us your permission.

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. As outlined above, HomzToolz may send the required data to the following third-party networks:

  • Google and their partners – Please refer to Google’s privacy policy.
  • MailChimp Newsletter – If you signup to our Newsletter, the provider Mailchimp may collect the required information with your consent. Please visit their privacy policy page to know more.
  • Cloudways – It is a cloud application deployment, management, and infrastructure management provider. Cloudways is providing us with managed Amazon AWS services.
  • Vultr – We are using the Vultr cloud services to store our content and data.
  • Cloudflare – We are using Cloudflare’s security system to protect our site and content. You can learn more about their privacy page here.

What rights you have over your data

If you have left comments or signed up to newsletters, you can request to learn more about the personal data we hold about you, including data such as the email address and name that you have provided to us. You can also request us to erase the data. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for analytics, administrative, legal, or security purposes.

How we protect your information

Homztoolz strictly protects the security of your personal information and honors your choices for its intended use. We carefully protect your data from loss, misuse, unauthorized access or disclosure, alteration, or destruction.

  • We keep our software up to date and take a regular audit to improve security.
  • We use 2048 bit SSL certificate with modern TLS for the encryption.
  • We use the highly strong password and Two Factor Authentication everywhere.
  • We are also using the Cloudflare security system to protect the site.

Changes to this privacy policy

Although most changes are likely to be minor, HomzToolz may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in HomzToolz’s sole discretion.  We encourage Users to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this privacy policy periodically and become aware of modifications.’

Your acceptance of these terms

By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.

Who can I ask if I have any additional questions?

If you have any questions about this Privacy Statement and our practices, or you have reason to believe HomzToolz may have failed to adhere to this Privacy Statement, you can contact us by email: HomzToolz([email protected])