Taking privacy seriously

This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of personal information when you use our site/service.

TLDR: We collect the usual stuff most websites collect.

We use your data to provide and improve the service.

By using the service, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.

Unless otherwise defined in this privacy policy, terms used in this privacy policy have the same meanings as in our terms and conditions.

Nothing special.

Nothing under the cover its our POSOWOCO guarantee!.

Please enjoy our site feeling safe and warm.

 

Who we are

Our website address is https://posowoco.com also, the sites http://posowoco.co.uk and http://posowoco.org will redirect to this site.

By using our website, you agree that cookies may be placed on your computer or internet-enabled device.

Data we may collect 

Comments & Forums

We do not use comments or discussion groups.

Media

We do not allow media uploads.

Contact forms

The only forms we user are explained in the section below on email newsletters

Subscription details

We do not sell, communicate or divulge your information to any mailing lists.

MailPoet newsletter & emails

If you have subscribed to our newsletter or if you are a member of our website (you can log in) or if you have purchased on our website, there is a good chance you will receive emails from us.

We will only send you emails which you have signed up to receive, or which pertain to the services we provided to you.

To send you emails, we use the name and email address you provide us. Our site also logs the IP address you used when you signed up for the service to prevent abuse of the system.

This website can send emails through the MailPoet sending service. This service allows us to track opens and clicks on our emails. We use this information to improve the content of our newsletters.

No identifiable information is otherwise tracked outside this website except for the email address.

We use MailPoet for our email sending service. Please see the MailPoet Privacy Policy for further details.

 

 

Cookies

This site uses cookies – small text files that are placed in your browser to help the site provide a better user experience. In general, cookies are used to retain user preferences and provide anonymised tracking data to third party applications like Google Analytics. Generally, cookies will make your browsing experience better. However, you may prefer to disable cookies on this site and others. The most effective way to do this is to disable cookies in your browser.

See also GDPR Exemptions

Opting out of Analytical Performance Cookies. If you would like to opt-out of Analytics cookies, please do so by clicking on this link – https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

Our site uses the following main cookies:

COOKIE NAME PROVIDER TYPE EXPIRY

__cfduid

Used by the content network, Cloudflare, to identify trusted web traffic – our hosts

cloudflare.com HTTP Session

workbox-expiration#cache-entries

This cookie is necessary for the cache function . A cache is used by the website to optimize the response time between the visitor and the website. The cache is usully stored on the visitor’s browser.

cloudflare.com HTTP Session

_ga

Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website

posowoco.com HTTP 2 years

_gat

Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate

posowoco.com HTTP 1 day

_gid

Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.

posowoco.com HTTP 1 day

collect

Used to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor’s device and behaviour. Tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels

google-analytics.com PIXEL Session

wsm_id_1_cf8f

WordPress stats manager pro usage tracking

https://wordpress.org/plugins/wp-stats-manager/ HTTP 1 Year

wsm_ses_1_cf8f

WordPress stats manager pro usage tracking

https://wordpress.org/plugins/wp-stats-manager/ HTTP 1 Day

wp-api-schema-mode

WordPress schema model

https://wordpress.org/ HTTP Session

Other minor cookies e.g. when using wiktionary may be used by their APIs.

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.

We are not currently hosting any non-POSOWOCO embedded content. We have though, included our Radio station player which we have full control of and is on our servers.

Analytics

We use Google Analytics to improve our content to provide a better user experience. It uses cookies which are described above.

We refer you  to Google Analytics’ currently available opt-outs for the web.

and…

We use the new state-of-the-art Microsoft Clarity to help us understand our audience. It is fully GDPR compliant.

We refer you to Microsoft Clarity’s Terms Of Use

Browser Error Logging

We send any front end browser caught errors to our back end server log for continued improvement in our site. These logs do not contain any personal data.

Cloudflare

For performance and overload protection, we direct your traffic through Cloudflare before it reaches our servers. They have access to some basic technical information to perform this role, such as your IP address. Cloudflare’s privacy policy can be found here.

Plugin: Smush

Smush does not interact with end users on our website. The only input option Smush has is to a newsletter subscription for site admins only. 

 

Plugin:Askimet

We collect information about visitors who comment on Sites that use our Akismet anti-spam service. The information we collect depends on how the User sets up Akismet for the Site, but typically includes the commenter’s IP address, user agent, referrer, and Site URL (along with other information directly provided by the commenter such as their name, username, email address, and the comment itself). We do not allow comments on our site.

YouTube

Our website uses plugins from YouTube, which is operated by Google. The operator of the pages is YouTube LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA.

If you visit one of our pages featuring a YouTube plugin, a connection to the YouTube servers is established. Here the YouTube server is informed about which of our pages you have visited.

Vimeo

Our website uses features provided by the Vimeo video portal. This service is provided by Vimeo Inc., 555 West 18th Street, New York, New York 10011, USA.

If you visit one of our pages featuring a Vimeo plugin, a connection to the Vimeo servers is established. Here the Vimeo server is informed about which of our pages you have visited. In addition, Vimeo will receive your IP address. This also applies if you are not logged in to Vimeo when you visit our plugin or do not have a Vimeo account. The information is transmitted to a Vimeo server in the US, where it is stored.

If you are logged in to your Vimeo account, Vimeo allows you to associate your browsing behavior directly with your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your Vimeo account.

For more information on how to handle user data, please refer to the Vimeo Privacy Policy at https://vimeo.com/privacy.

Google Web Fonts

For uniform representation of fonts, this page uses web fonts provided by Google. When you open a page, your browser loads the required web fonts into your browser cache to display texts and fonts correctly.

For this purpose your browser has to establish a direct connection to Google servers. Google thus becomes aware that our web page was accessed via your IP address. The use of Google Web fonts is done in the interest of a uniform and attractive presentation of our plugin. This constitutes a justified interest pursuant to Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO.

If your browser does not support web fonts, a standard font is used by your computer.

Further information about handling user data, can be found at https://developers.google.com/fonts/faq and in Google’s privacy policy at https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/.

SoundCloud

On our pages, plugins of the SoundCloud social network (SoundCloud Limited, Berners House, 47-48 Berners Street, London W1T 3NF, UK) may be integrated. The SoundCloud plugins can be recognized by the SoundCloud logo on our site.

When you visit our site, a direct connection between your browser and the SoundCloud server is established via the plugin. This enables SoundCloud to receive information that you have visited our site from your IP address. If you click on the “Like” or “Share” buttons while you are logged into your SoundCloud account, you can link the content of our pages to your SoundCloud profile. This means that SoundCloud can associate visits to our pages with your user account. We would like to point out that, as the provider of these pages, we have no knowledge of the content of the data transmitted or how it will be used by SoundCloud. For more information on SoundCloud’s privacy policy, please go to https://soundcloud.com/pages/privacy.

If you do not want SoundCloud to associate your visit to our site with your SoundCloud account, please log out of your SoundCloud account.

Changes to our privacy policy

Any changes we may make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page.