Privacy Policy

To assure the truth of our services and to comply with new US State privacy legislation, we have amended our privacy policy to reflect our new company name, Sopriza. Please read the updated privacy statement below.

Posts and Comments
When visitors post articles and comments on the site we collect the data shown in the forms, 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.

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.

Please note that cookies are also utilized for analytics and Google AdSense purposes on our blog. These cookies help us understand your interactions with our content and tailor ads to your interests. Your privacy and data security are of utmost importance to us, and we ensure compliance with all relevant regulations.

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.

Where your data is sent?
For security purpose, the visitors comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

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.

Who we share your data with?
If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email. 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.

YouTube Videos
When you view embedded YouTube videos on Sopriza blog, please be aware that YouTube may collect data about your activity as per its own privacy policy. This includes information about your interactions with the video, such as views, likes, and comments. Sopriza does not have control over the data collected by YouTube. For more information on how YouTube handles your data, please refer to YouTube’s Privacy Policy.

Google Adsense
When you visit Sopriza blog, Google AdSense may collect information about your visit to provide personalized advertisements. This may include your IP address, browsing history, and interaction with ads. Sopriza does not have control over the data collected by Google AdSense. For more information on how Google handles your data, please refer to Google’s Privacy Policy.

Yandex Metrica
Sopriza blog uses Yandex Metrica to analyze website traffic and improve user experience. Yandex Metrica may collect certain information such as your IP address, browser type, and device information for analytical purposes. This data helps us understand how visitors interact with the blog. Sopriza does not have control over the data collected by Yandex Metrica. For more information on how Yandex handles your data, please refer to Yandex’s Privacy Policy.