Last Updated: April 15, 2019
Explorers’ Lab (“I”, “us”, “we”, or “our”) operates explorers-lab.com (the “Site”). At the Site we consider the privacy of our visitors to be extremely important. This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of Personal Information we receive from users of the Site.
We use your Personal Information only for providing and improving the Site. By using the Site, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.
Information Collection And Use
While using our Site, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you. Personally identifiable information may include but is not limited to your name (“Personal Information”).
Like many other web sites, explorers-lab.com makes use of log files. These files merely log visitors to the site – usually a standard procedure for hosting companies and a part of hosting services’ analytics. The information inside the log files includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date/time stamp, referring/exit pages, and possibly the number of clicks. This information is used to analyze trends, administer the site, track user’s movement around the site, and gather demographic information. IP addresses and other such information are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable.
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form such as name, email address, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
When visitors send messages from the contact form we collect the data shown in the contact form such as name and email address. We use that data to reply to the message.
Cookies are small pieces of text sent by your web browser by a website you visit. A cookie file is stored in your web browser and allows the Service or a third-party to recognize you and make your next visit easier and the Service more useful to you.
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.
You can remove cookies stored in your computer via your browser settings. For more information about cookies, visit allaboutcookies.org.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, advertisements, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
We use Google Analytics to analyze how our sites are used. We use those analyzed data to improve experiences in this Site. If you want to know more about Google Analytics, please visit http://www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/. In order to control the collection of data for analytical purposes by Google, you can install the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-On.
Whom we share your data with
Visitor comments can be verified using an automated service for detecting unwanted comments.
How long we retain your data
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.
Google Analytics trackers are automatically deleted after 26 months.
What rights you have over your data
If you 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.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
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.
The Site (explorers-lab.com) does not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13. If a parent or guardian believes that explorers-lab.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 the next paragraph) and we will use our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.