Data we potentially collect, summarized
Who we are · Our undertaking to you
This website, donaldjenkins.com, an organisation operating in the state of New York, and the owner of the domain, Donald Jenkins, have designed this policy to be consistent with the following principles:
- Privacy policies should be human readable and easy to find.
- Data collection, storage, and processing should be simplified as much as possible to enhance security, ensure consistency, and make the practices easy for users to understand.
- Data practices should always meet the reasonable expectations of users.
As used in this policy, “personal information”, also referred to as “Personal Data” means information that would allow someone to identify you, including your name, email address, IP address, or other information from which someone could deduce your identity.
Ways in which this Website collects and uses personal information
Types of Data collected
Among the types of Personal Data that this Website collects, by itself or through third parties, there are: Cookies, Usage Data, email address, first name and last name.
Personal Data may be freely provided by the User, or, in case of Usage Data, collected automatically when using this Website. Unless specified otherwise, all Data requested by this Website is mandatory and failure to provide this Data may make it impossible for this Website to provide its services. In cases where this Website specifically states that some Data is not mandatory, Users are free not to communicate this Data without consequences to the availability or the functioning of the Service.
Users who are uncertain about which Personal Data is mandatory are welcome to contact this Website.
Users are responsible for any third-party Personal Data obtained, published or shared through this Website and confirm that they have the third party’s consent to provide the Data to this Website.
Mode and place of processing the Data · Methods of processing
This Website takes appropriate security measures to prevent unauthorized access, disclosure, modification, or unauthorized destruction of the Data.
The Data processing is carried out using computers and/or IT enabled tools, following organizational procedures and modes strictly related to the purposes indicated. In addition to this Website, in some cases, the Data may be accessible to certain types of persons in charge, involved with the operation of this Website (administration, sales, marketing, legal, system administration) or external parties (such as third-party technical service providers, mail carriers, hosting providers, IT companies, communications agencies) appointed, if necessary, as Data Processors by this Website. The updated list of these parties may be requested from this Website at any time.
Legal basis of processing
This Website may process Personal Data relating to Users if one of the following applies:
Users have given their consent for one or more specific purposes. Note: Under some legislations this Website may be allowed to process Personal Data until the User objects to such processing (“opt-out”), without having to rely on consent or any other of the following legal bases. This, however, does not apply:
- whenever the processing of Personal Data is subject to European data protection law;
- provision of Data is necessary for the performance of an agreement with the User and/or for any pre-contractual obligations thereof;
- processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which this Website is subject;
- processing is related to a task that is carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in this Website;
- processing is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by this Website or by a third party.
In any event, this Website will gladly help to clarify the specific legal basis that applies to the processing, and in particular whether the provision of Personal Data is a statutory or contractual requirement, or a requirement necessary to enter into a contract.
The Data is processed at this Website’s operating offices and in any other places where the parties involved in the processing are located.
Depending on the User’s location, data transfers may involve transferring the User’s Data to a country other than their own. To find out more about the place of processing of such transferred Data, Users can check the section containing details about the processing of Personal Data.
Users are also entitled to learn about the legal basis of Data transfers to a country outside the European Union or to any international organization governed by public international law or set up by two or more countries, such as the UN, and about the security measures taken by this Website to safeguard their Data.
If any such transfer takes place, Users can find out more by checking the relevant sections of this document or inquire with this Website using the information provided in the contact section.
Personal Data shall be processed and stored for as long as required by the purpose they have been collected for.
Consequently, personal Data collected for purposes related to the performance of a contract between this Website and the User shall be retained until such contract has been fully performed. Personal Data collected for the purposes of this Website’s legitimate interests shall be retained as long as needed to fulfill such purposes. Users may find specific information regarding the legitimate interests pursued by this Website within the relevant sections of this document or by contacting this Website.
This Website may be allowed to retain Personal Data for a longer period whenever the User has given consent to such processing, as long as such consent is not withdrawn. Furthermore, this Website may be obliged to retain Personal Data for a longer period whenever required to do so for the performance of a legal obligation or upon order of an authority.
Once the retention period expires, Personal Data shall be deleted. Therefore, the right to access, the right to erasure, the right to rectification and the right to data portability cannot be enforced after expiration of the retention period.
The purposes of processing
The Data concerning the User is collected to allow this Website to provide its Services, as well as for the following purposes: Analytics, Displaying content from external platforms and Contacting the User.
Users can find further detailed information about such purposes of processing and about the specific Personal Data used for each purpose in the respective sections of this document.
Detailed information on the processing of Personal Data
Personal Data is collected for the following purposes and using the services detailed hereinafter.
Analytics (Google Analytics, operated by Google LLC)
The services contained in this section enable this Website to monitor and analyze web traffic and can be used to keep track of User behavior.
When you visit the website and use our Services, it collects some information about your activities through tools such as Google Analytics. The type of information that we collect focuses on general information such as country or city where you are located, pages visited, time spent on pages, heat-map of visitors’ activity on the site, information about the browser you are using, etc. The website collects and uses this information pursuant to our legitimate interest in enhancing the security and utility of our Services. The information we gather and process is used in the aggregate to spot trends without deliberately identifying individuals.
Note that you can learn about Google’s practices in connection with its analytics services and how to opt out of it by downloading the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on, available at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
Displaying content from external platforms
This type of service allows you to view content hosted on external platforms directly from the pages of this Website and interact with them.
This type of service might still collect web traffic data for the pages where the service is installed, even when Users do not use it.
Google Fonts (Google LLC)
Google Fonts is a typeface visualization service provided by Google LLC that allows this Website to incorporate content of this kind on its pages.
Adobe Fonts is a typeface visualization service provided by Adobe Systems Incorporated that allows this Website to incorporate content of this kind on its pages.
Font Awesome (Fonticons, Inc.)
Gravatar (Automattic Inc.)
Gravatar is an image visualization service provided by Automattic Inc. that allows this Website to incorporate content of this kind on its pages.
Please note that if Gravatar images were to be used for comment forms, the commenter’s email address or parts of it may be sent to Gravatar – even if the commenter has not signed up for that service. The website’s current policy, however, is that comments are disabled throughout its public-facing content.
Contacting the User
Contact form (this Website)
By filling in the contact form with their Data, the User authorizes this Website to use these details to reply to requests for information, quotes or any other kind of request as indicated by the form’s header.
Personal Data collected: email address, first name and last name.
Additional disclaimers, information and representations
All content provided on this blog is for informational purposes only. This Website of this blog makes no representations as to the accuracy or completeness of any information on this site or found by following any link on this site. This Website will not be liable for any errors or omissions in this information nor for the availability of this information. This Website will not be liable for any losses, injuries, or damages from the display or use of this information. These terms and conditions of use are subject to change at any time and without notice.
Information concerning rights of Users
Users may exercise certain rights regarding their Data processed by this Website.
In particular, Users have the right to do the following:
Withdraw their consent at any time. Users have the right to withdraw consent where they have previously given their consent to the processing of their Personal Data.
Object to processing of their Data. Users have the right to object to the processing of their Data if the processing is carried out on a legal basis other than consent. Further details are provided in the dedicated section below.
Access their Data. Users have the right to learn if Data is being processed by this Website, obtain disclosure regarding certain aspects of the processing and obtain a copy of the Data undergoing processing.
Verify and seek rectification. Users have the right to verify the accuracy of their Data and ask for it to be updated or corrected.
Restrict the processing of their Data. Users have the right, under certain circumstances, to restrict the processing of their Data. In this case, this Website will not process their Data for any purpose other than storing it.
Have their Personal Data deleted or otherwise removed. Users have the right, under certain circumstances, to obtain the erasure of their Data from this Website.
Receive their Data and have it transferred to another controller. Users have the right to receive their Data in a structured, commonly used and machine readable format and, if technically feasible, to have it transmitted to another controller without any hindrance. This provision is applicable provided that the Data is processed by automated means and that the processing is based on the User’s consent, on a contract which the User is part of or on pre-contractual obligations thereof.
Lodge a complaint. Users have the right to bring a claim before their competent data protection authority.
Details about the right to object to processing
Where Personal Data is processed for a public interest, in the exercise of an official authority vested in this Website or for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by this Website, Users may object to such processing by providing a ground related to their particular situation to justify the objection.
Users must know that, however, should their Personal Data be processed for direct marketing purposes, they can object to that processing at any time without providing any justification. To learn, whether this Website is processing Personal Data for direct marketing purposes, Users may refer to the relevant sections of this document.
How to exercise these rights
Any requests to exercise User rights can be directed to this Website through the contact details provided in this document. These requests can be exercised free of charge and will be addressed by this Website as early as possible and always within one month.
Additional information about Data collection and processing
The User’s Personal Data may be used for legal purposes by this Website in Court or in the stages leading to possible legal action arising from improper use of this Website or the related Services.
The User hereby declares being aware that this Website may be required to reveal personal data upon request of public authorities.
Additional information about Users’ Personal Data
System logs and maintenance
For operation and maintenance purposes, this Website and any third-party services may collect files that record interaction with this Website (System logs) use other Personal Data (such as the IP Address) for this purpose.
Information not contained in this policy
More details concerning the collection or processing of Personal Data may be requested from this Website at any time. Please see the contact information at the beginning of this document.
How “Do Not Track” requests are handled
This Website does not support “Do Not Track” requests. To determine whether any of the third-party services it uses honor the “Do Not Track” requests, please read their privacy policies.
Should the changes affect processing activities performed on the basis of the User’s consent, this Website shall collect new consent from the User, where required.
Terms of Service
Agreement to Terms of Service
Donald Jenkins reserves the right, at his sole discretion, to change, modify, add or remove portions of these Terms of Service, at any time. It is your responsibility to check these Terms of Service periodically for changes. Your continued use of This Website following the posting of changes will mean that you accept and agree to the changes. As long as you comply with these Terms of Service, Donald Jenkins grants you a personal, non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited privilege to enter and use This Website.
All content and software on this Website is the property of Donald Jenkins, or his content suppliers, and is protected by United States and international copyright laws.
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General License and Site Access
Donald Jenkins grants you a limited license to access and view his websites for personal use, but not to download (other than page caching) or modify it, or any portion of it, except with the express written consent of Donald Jenkins. This license does not include any other rights, including but not limited to the right to any resale or commercial use of this Website or its contents; any derivative use of this Website or its contents; any downloading or copying of information not explicitly authorised by Donald Jenkins; or any use of data mining, robots, or similar data gathering and extraction tools. This Website or any portion of this Website and the content thereof may not be reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, resold, visited, or otherwise exploited for any commercial purpose without the express written consent of Donald Jenkins. You may not frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose any trademark, logo, or other proprietary information (including images, text, page layout, or form) of the web site without the express written consent of Donald Jenkins. You may not use any meta tags or any other “hidden text” utilizing donaldjenkins.com’s name or trademarks without the express written consent of Donald Jenkins. Any unauthorized use of the web site terminates the permission or license granted to you by Donald Jenkins. You are granted a limited, revocable, and nonexclusive right to create a hyperlink to the home page of donaldjenkins.com so long as the link does not portray donaldjenkins.com, Donald Jenkins, or his affiliates, or their products or services in a false, misleading, derogatory, or otherwise offensive matter. You may not use any donaldjenkins.com logo or other proprietary graphic or trademark as part of the link without the express written permission of Donald Jenkins.
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- Adapt · remix, transform, and build upon the material
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The licensor (this Website) cannot revoke these freedoms as long as you follow the license terms.
You do not have to comply with the license for elements of the material in the public domain or where your use is permitted by an applicable exception or limitation.
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Disclaimer of Warranties and Limitation of Liability
Responsibility of Website Visitors Regarding Content Posted on This Website
We have not reviewed, and cannot review, all of the material posted to the Website, and cannot therefore be responsible for that material’s content, use or effects. By operating the Website, donaldjenkins.com does not represent or imply that it endorses the material there posted, or that it believes such material to be accurate, useful or non-harmful. You are responsible for taking precautions as necessary to protect yourself and your computer systems from viruses, worms, Trojan horses, and other harmful or destructive content. The Website may contain content that is offensive, indecent, or otherwise objectionable, as well as content containing technical inaccuracies, typographical mistakes, and other errors. The Website may also contain material that violates the privacy or publicity rights, or infringes the intellectual property and other proprietary rights, of third parties, or the downloading, copying or use of which is subject to additional terms and conditions, stated or unstated. donaldjenkins.com disclaims any responsibility for any harm resulting from the use by visitors of the Website, or from any downloading by those visitors of content there posted.
Responsibility of Website Visitors Regarding Content Posted on Other Websites
We have not reviewed, and cannot review, all of the material, including computer software, made available through the websites and webpages to which donaldjenkins.com links, and that link to donaldjenkins.com. donaldjenkins.com does not have any control over those non-donaldjenkins.com websites and webpages, and is not responsible for their contents or their use. By linking to a non-donaldjenkins.com website or webpage, donaldjenkins.com does not represent or imply that it endorses such website or webpage. You are responsible for taking precautions as necessary to protect yourself and your computer systems from viruses, worms, Trojan horses, and other harmful or destructive content.
Consequently, donaldjenkins.com disclaims any responsibility for any harm resulting from your use of non-donaldjenkins.com websites and webpages. Certain state laws do not allow limitations on implied warranties or the exclusion or limitation of certain damages. If these laws apply to you, some or all of the above disclaimers, exclusions, or limitations may not apply to you and you may have additional rights under the laws of such states.
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Digital Millennium Copyright Act Notice Policy
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All Infringement Notices should include the following:
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- Your name, address, telephone number and email address; and
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