Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is https://www.vpnheroes.com

Comments

If a visitor leaves a comment on the site, we collect the data from the comment form as well as the visitor’s IP address and browser user-agent information for spam detection purposes.

An anonymized string created from your email address (“hash”) may be provided to the Gravatar service to determine whether you use it. The Gravatar privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/ . Once your comment has been approved, your profile image will be publicly visible in the context of your comment.

Mediafiles

If you are a registered user and upload photos to the site, you might want to avoid uploading images with EXIF metadata because they may contain your GPS location data. Visitors can extract this information by downloading the images from the site.

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site, you can have your name, email address and website stored in a cookie. This is done for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in the data again when you comment again. These cookies are stored for one year.

If you have an account on the site and log in, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser supports the cookie, the cookie does not contain any personal information and is deleted when you close your browser.

When you login to your account, we also set several cookies with your login information and screen settings. Login cookies are stored for two days, and screen settings cookies are stored for a year. If you choose the “Remember me” option, log in data is stored for two weeks. When you log out of your account, the login cookie will be deleted.

When you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser, it does not contain personal data and only contains the ID of the entry you edited, expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Suggested text: Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.), such content behaves the same as if the visitor were visiting another site.

These sites may collect data about you, use cookies, implement additional third party tracking and monitor your interaction with the embedded content, including tracking your interaction if you have an account and are logged in to that site.

Who we share your data with

Suggested text: If you request a password reset, your IP will be listed in the reset email.

How long we keep your data

If you leave a comment, the comment itself and its metadata are stored indefinitely. This is done to detect and approve subsequent comments automatically instead of placing them in a queue for approval.

For users with a registration on our site, we store the personal information they provide in their profile. All users can see, edit or delete their profile information at any time (except their username). The website administration can also see and change this information.

What rights do you have to your information

Suggested text: If you have an account on the site or if you have left comments, you can request an export file of the personal data we have stored about you, including the data you have provided. You may also request deletion of this data, this does not include data that we are required to keep for administrative, legal or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Suggested text: User comments may be checked by an automated spam detection service.

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