Privacy Policy

Updated: January 22, 2023

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Who we are?

Our website address is https://sparrow-publishing.ca.

sparrow-publishing.ca is SSL protected.

What personal data do we collect, and why

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 with 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

If you were to send an e-mail on this website and it will show that you have sent an e-mail.

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 have an account and you log in to this site, 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. When you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

For guest posts, editing or publishing an article, an additional cookie will be saved in the guest’s post browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Please note that no guest is allowed access to post anything at this time, you may contact Sparrow Publishing Team if you’d like to post your article. You will have an opportunity to submit your article, and if your article would be accepted you will receive an e-mail notification. All articles are posted by Sparrow Publishing Team. 

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 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 tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Analytics

Who do we share your data with

Your data will not be shared with third parties.  sparrow-publishing.ca is working to collect the least amount of information regarding users and if any information is collected it will be used only by sparrow-publishing.ca for the betterment of this website.

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 do you have over your data?

If you have an account on this site or have left comments, you can request to delete these comments. If you have provided any data to this website, such as user information, you will be able to access your user information at any time. You may request that we erase any personal data we hold about you and this may result in deleting your account and any related information – as the main concentration of your information will be provided by you once creating the user account. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Currently, visitors are not allowed to create any accounts on this website.

Where do we send your data?

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.