Privacy Policy

This privacy policy has been compiled to better serve those who are concerned with how their ‘Personally Identifiable Information‘ (PII) is being used online. PII, as described in Privacy law and Information security, is information that can be used on its own or with other information to identify, contact, or locate a single person, or to identify an individual in context.

Please read our privacy policy carefully to get a clear understanding of how we collect, use, protect or otherwise handle your Personally Identifiable Information in accordance with our website.

Who are you?

The “Physics Log” website located at https://www.physicslog.com is copyrighted work belonging to Damodar Rajbhandari.

At physicslog.com we consider the privacy of our visitors to be extremely important. This privacy policy document describes in detail the types of personal information is collected and recorded by physicslog.com and how we use it.

What do you collect?

Comments

We use Disqus comment system on our site. The Disqus service privacy policy is available here: https://help.disqus.com/terms-and-policies/disqus-privacy-policy. When visitors leave comments on the site, Disqus collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Regarding our comment rules to visitors, we also do have comment policy at https://www.physicslog.com/comment-rules/. Please follow these rules to be in the safe zone from deletion of your comment.

Cookies

Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the site’s or service provider’s systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information.

We use cookies to store information about visitors preferences, to record user-specific information on which pages the site visitor accesses or visits, and to personalize or customize our webpage content based upon visitors’ browser type or other information that visitor sends via their browser.

You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser settings. Since the browser is a little different, look at your browser’s Help Menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies. If you turn cookies off, It won’t affect the user’s experience.

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.

These third-party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We, therefore, have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.

Analytics

We use google analytics to observe traffic on our site. The google analytics service privacy policy is available here: https://policies.google.com/privacy

DoubleClick DART Cookie

Google, as a third party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on physicslog.com. And its use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to our site’s visitors based upon their visit to physicslog.com and other sites on the Internet. Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy at the following URL – http://www.google.com/privacy_ads.html

Revolver maps

We use revolver maps API for visitor count on our website. But we do not have any control to access the visitor data from their site. The Revolver Map privacy policy is available here: https://www.revolvermaps.com/?target=legal#privacy

Why do you collect?

We collect information from you when you subscribe to a newsletter on our site via MailChimp. The MailChimp privacy policy is available here: https://mailchimp.com/legal/privacy/.

How do you protect our information?

We use regular Malware Scanning using Wordfence. We also use a Cloudflare shared SSL certificate.

Who are your Advertising Partners?

Some of our advertising partners may use cookies and web beacons on our site. Our advertising partners include Google Adsense and Amazon associates. While each of these advertising partners has their own Privacy Policy for their site, an updated.

These third-party ad servers or ad networks use technology in their respective advertisements and links that appear on physicslog.com and which are sent directly to your browser. They automatically receive your IP address when this occurs. Other technologies (such as cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons) may also be used by our site’s third-party ad networks to measure the effectiveness of their advertising campaigns and/or to personalize the advertising content that you see on the site.

physicslog.com has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers. The only ads which are handled by physicslog.com are Amazon referral books only. And the referral is author preference based on post nature, not visitor’s choice.

If you wish to disable cookies, you may do so through your individual browser options.

Are you share our data?

No! We don’t share any visitors’ data for money to any sites.

What rights we have over our data?

If you want to retain your data, you can do so by unsubscribing our newsletter. Or, you can also request via email 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.

If children are using your site, what suggestions would you give to their parents?

We believe it is important to provide added protection for children online. We encourage parents and guardians to spend time online with their children to observe, participate in and/or monitor and guide their online activity. physicslog.com does not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13. If a parent or guardian believes that physicslog.com has in its database the personally-identifiable information of a child under the age of 13, please contact us immediately (using the contact in this page) and we will use our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.

Where does this privacy policy apply to?

This privacy policy applies only to our online activities and is valid for visitors to our website and regarding information shared and/or collected there. This policy does not apply to any information collected offline or via channels other than this website.

Do you agree with us?

By using our website, you hereby consent to our privacy policy and agree to its terms.

What is your medium to contact for inquiries?

If you require any more information or have any questions about our privacy policy, please feel free to contact us by email at [email protected].

When is the latest update on your privacy policy?

This Privacy Policy was last updated on Thursday, May 24, 2018.

Should we update, amend or make any changes to our privacy policy?

Thank you for taking the time to read these guidelines. We hope you enjoy your stay here!