Website

Our website address is: www.aworldjournal.com

By visiting the site, you agree to this privacy policy and agree to its terms.

What personal data do we collect and why do we collect it

Contact forms

When you send a message through our contact form, it may ask you to provide personal information including:

  • Name 
  • Email address

The information collected is for communication with you and to provide information related to this website.

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.

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.

This site is like any other website. It uses cookies to track the activity on the site including visitor preferences, and pages on the website visitors accessed or visited. It can be tags, and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyze the site. It may include:

  • Cookies or Browser Cookies. A cookie is a small file placed on your device. You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some parts of the site. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies.
  • Cookies can be “Persistent” or “Session” Cookies. Persistent Cookies remain on your personal computer or mobile device when you go offline, while Session Cookies are deleted as soon as you close your web browser.

It uses both Session and Persistent Cookies for the purposes set out below:

Administered by: Third-Parties

Purpose: These Cookies are used to optimize the website and to understand how users use the website. The information gathered via these Cookies may directly or indirectly identify you as an individual visitor. This is because the information collected is typically linked to a pseudonymous identifier associated with the device you use to access the website. It may also use these cookies to test new pages, features, or new functionality of the website.

This site uses Google Analytics, please see the Analytics section for more information.

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

Google Analytics

This site may use third-party Service providers to monitor and analyze the use of the site.

Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of the site. This data is shared with other Google services. Google may use the collected data to personalize the ads of its advertising network.

You can opt out of having made your activity on the Service available to Google Analytics by installing the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on. The add-on prevents Google Analytics JavaScript (ga.js, analytics.js, and dc.js) from sharing information with Google Analytics about visitor activity.

For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy & Terms web page: https://policies.google.com/privacy.

Google AdSense 

This site might show advertisements occasionally. Google, as a third-party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on our Service. Google’s use of the DoubleClick cookie enables it and its partners to serve ads to our users based on their visit to our Service or other websites on the internet.

You may opt out of the use of the DoubleClick Cookie for interest-based advertising by visiting the Google Ads Settings web page: http://www.google.com/ads/preferences/

Data Privacy

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

We do not sell any personal information collected.

Contact information

Please contact us through the contact form.

Additional information

You are advised to review this privacy policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this privacy policy are effective when they are posted on this page. Please refer to the “last update” of this privacy policy as well. 

Last updated: 01/2024