Who we are
Our website address is http://orchidplantscare.com. Afterward, orchidplantscare.com is called “we” and “the site“.
Visitors can comment on our posts. When the visitor comment we collect the IP address, browser user agent to protect the site against spammers.
The visitors need to submit an email address and name to publish comments. Our content management system (CMS) automatically anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash).
We will also check a registered user of the Gravatar service from the email address you provided and if registered we obtain your profile picture. This happens automatically. Once we approved your comment you if you are a Gravatar user, your public profile picture visible to everyone on the internet.
We use web cookies. Web cookies are a common use an anonymous unique identifier that tracks details about you.
When you leave a comment on the site, you opt-in to save your name, email address in this cookies file. We do it for your convenience. These cookies last for 365 days and within this period when you leave a comment you do not have to re-fill yours detains.
This cookie includes no personally identifiable data.
How we track you.
We use the following 3rd party tracking service to improve our site and get details about how you interact with our site. These services track information as defined in GDPR.
- Google Analytics
These services collect details about your approximate location, device type, OS, screen resolution, web browser, and user agent, date, and time that you access our site.
These services mainly collect details about you mainly three categories.
- Log and usage data.
This includes your IP address, device information, browser type and date/time stamps, pages views, searches. Time on site and referring page and domain, search engine used to access our site.
- Device data.
Collect information about your device that use to access our site. Device type (computer, phone, tablet, or any other device), IP address (including proxy server), device operating system, approximate location using IP address, browser type, internet service provider (ISP) or mobile carrier, screen size.
- Location data.
These services collect information about your device’s approximate location using an IP address.
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Our application log.
Our web hosting server automatically collects data (“Application Log Data”) about you. Our server records your IP address, browser type, operating system, referring page and visited pages, approximate geolocation, internet service provider, device type. These are not personally identifiable information.
We use these application logs to protect our site against malicious activities and improve site performance.
If you visit our site using a GPS support device we do not use such a hardware service to collect your location. This website DOES NOT request your devices GPS, Camera, Microphone, gyroscope, proximity sensor, etc digital sensors to track you.
Embedded content from other websites
We may use embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.) on our site. These embedded contents work on our website the way you do when you visit the website that owns the relevant content.
These contents can collect data about you. These 3rd party embedded contents may use tracking codes to monitor your behavior including your interaction with the embedded contents.
If you already have an account on the website that owns the embedded content that is published on our website, the way you interact with the relevant content on our website is the same as the way you interact on the respective website.
Who we share your data with
We use CloudFlare proxy and Ezoic proxy to protect our site against malicious attacks and optimize the content delivered to your web browser.
When you access our site you are passing these proxy servers. Therefore these service providers collect details about you. Including web browser, user agent, device, operating system, approximate location based on your IP.
How long we retain your data
Comments and metadata store indefinitely. We store these details for follow-up and comments moderation purposes. Our application access logs retain for 30 days and then automatically purge.
What rights you have over your data
IF you leave comments on our site, you can request your personal data as an exported file. Moreover, you can request to delete such a stored data about you on our site.
This does not contain any information which we have to maintain for purposes of administration, law, and security.
Where we send your data
We do not send your tracking data to any 3rd parties. However, our 3rd party service providers store collected data on their servers and we do not have direct access to control that details.