Privacy Policy

Applicability of This Privacy Policy

Applicable from August 2021. Updated 11th June, 2021.

The following Privacy Policy statement is applicable for Grisma Blog.

The web address for Grisma Bogging is: https://grisma.com.np .

Information Collection

We collect the following information from the visitors. And they might be with express consent or by default to enhance user experience. This contains:

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.

We also embed Facebook Comments plugin to allow you to leave comment at our website using your Facebook account.

This plugin may collect whatever action you take within the interface (such as “liking” someone’s comment, replying to other comments), if you are logged into Facebook.

For more information about how this data may be used, please see Facebook’s data privacy policy: https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/update

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.

Also do not upload any pictures or files that includes sensitive data or that reveals your privacy.

Contact Details

From the Contact Form we receive your email address and your name if you contact using the contact form available on any part of the site.

As your personal data received we securely stores your data on protected database which only we have access to.

We do not use your name and email address as web spam tool and also we do not sell any data we collected from any medium to third party.

We may respond and send emails, if we get consent from you to do so

If you think we have collected your data due to your accidental activity you can immediately request us to remove from our database.

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 and you can clear at anytime from browser cookie setting.

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. And If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

Similarly, 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.

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.

We have no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party and embedded sites.

Third Party And Advertiser Cookies

Third-party ad servers or ad networks uses technologies like cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons that are used in their respective advertisements and links that appear on this site, which are sent directly to users’ browser.

They automatically receive your IP address when this occurs.

These technologies are used to measure the effectiveness of their advertising campaigns and/or to personalize the advertising content that you see on websites that you visit. 

Note that We have no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.

Also, our Privacy Policy does not apply to other advertisers or websites.

Thus, we are advising you to consult the respective Privacy Policies of these third-party ad servers for more detailed information.

It may include their practices and instructions about how to opt-out of certain options.

You can choose to disable cookies through your individual browser options.

To know more detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers, it can be found at the browsers’ respective websites.

Children’s Information:

Another part of our priority is adding protection for children while using the internet.

We encourage parents and guardians to observe, participate in, and/or monitor and guide their online activity.

This site does not knowingly collect any Personal Identifiable Information from children under the age of 13.

If you think that your child provided this kind of information on our website through contact, we strongly encourage you to contact us immediately and we will do our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.

Analytics

In our site, we use different analytics to understand the behaviour of the visitors.

These analytics may collect visitors various behaviours which will help us to improve our services and to have ideas about our site’s performance.

Google Analytics

We use this to understand how the site is being used in order to improve the user experience.

User data is all anonymous. And from our side we do not collect store and share your data with third party.

If we receive data from analytics we use it to improve and customize our content.

You can find out more about Google’s position on privacy as regards its analytics service at http://www.google.co.uk/intl/en/analytics/privacyoverview.html

Microsoft Clarity

Clarity captures the user interactions on your website such as how the page has rendered and what interactions your user had on your website such as mouse movements, clicks, scrolls, etc.

Clarity track and collect mouse events through the installed tracking code of the project, by choosing the best screenshot to ensure that the top elements are included.

The data collected by Clarity is anonymous and doesn’t include personal information.

By default, the sensitive content such as passwords, usernames, etc. are masked before sending to Clarity.

The data will be retained for web master’s consumption up to a period of 12 months from the time of recording.

We use this to know how exactly the contents are rendering on different devices and browser and find the bugs. And user behaviour collected so also helps us to improve our content quality.

For more, check MS Clarity Terms of Use.

WordPress Stats(JetPack) Analytics

JetPack by WordPress.com collects the following data.

  • IP address and WordPress.com user ID (if logged in).
  • WordPress.com username (if logged in)
  • user agent,
  • visiting URL,
  • referring URL,
  • Browser language,
  • Country code.

The site owner does not have access to any of this information via this feature. For example, a site owner can see that a specific post has 285 views, but he/she cannot see which specific users/accounts viewed that post.

Stats logs containing visitor IP addresses and WordPress.com usernames (if available) are retained by Automattic for 28 days and are used for the sole purpose of powering this feature.

Similarly JetPack tracks Post and page views, video plays (if videos are hosted by WordPress.com), outbound link clicks, referring URLs and search engine terms, and country.

And these stats are used for the same purpose other analytics data used.

Use Of Data

We use the collected data for various purposes:

To notify you about changes in Terms and Policies,

May use to inform recent update, only if you have subscribed to receive,

To provide analysis or valuable information so that we can improve the content,

And to monitor the usage of the Service

In case of comments visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

It is necessary to keep the comment section clean and protect visitors from spam.

Data Retention Period:

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.

Your Rights:

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 to 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. 

Where We Send Your Data?

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

Changes In This Privacy Policy:

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy. You are advised to check the effective date of new privacy policy.

Contact Us

If you have any queries related to the privacy policy or usage or capture of information feel free to contact us.

Regards,

Grisma Blog

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