Privacy Policy

Who we are

Welcome to WhatsNewUpdate.com! We value your privacy and want to ensure that you have a clear understanding of how we collect and handle your data on our website, which can be accessed at https://whatsnewupdate.com/

Comments

When you come to our website and leave comments, we gather the information provided in the comments form, along with your IP address and browser user agent string. This information is crucial for spam detection and maintaining the security of our platform.

Additionally, if you have a Gravatar account linked to your email address, an anonymized string (hash) created from your email may be shared with the Gravatar service. You can learn more about Gravatar’s privacy policy at https://automattic.com/privacy/. Once your comment is approved, your profile picture associated with your Gravatar account becomes visible to the public within the context of your comment.

Media

If you choose to upload images to our website, please be cautious about including embedded location data (EXIF GPS) in them. This data can be extracted by visitors who download or interact with the images on our website. We recommend avoiding the inclusion of such location data for your privacy and the privacy of others.

Your privacy matters to us, and we are committed to maintaining the security and confidentiality of your data. If you have any questions or concerns about our privacy practices, feel free to reach out to us. Thank you for being a part of WhatsNewUpdate.com!

Cookies

When you comment on our site, you can choose to save your name, email address, and website in cookies. These cookies make it convenient for you, so you don not have to re-enter your details when leaving another comment. These cookies will stick around for a year.

If you visit our login page, a temporary cookie is set to check if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie doesn’t contain personal data and is deleted when you close your browser.

Once you log in, we set up some cookies to save your login info and screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you click on “Remember Me,” your login will stay active for two weeks. Logging out of your account removes the login cookies.

When you edit or publish an article, an extra cookie is saved in your browser. This cookie has no personal data; it just shows the post ID of the article you edited. It expires after one day.

Embedded Content from Other Websites

Articles on our site may have embedded content like videos, images, or articles from other websites. This content behaves the same way as if you visited the other website. These external sites might collect data about you, use cookies, include additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with their embedded content, especially if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Who We Share Your Data With

If you ask for a password reset, your IP address will be part of the reset email.

How Long We Keep Your Data

Comments and their metadata are stored indefinitely if you leave a comment. This helps us recognize and approve follow-up comments without delay.

For users who register on our site, we store the personal information they provide in their user profile. Users can view, edit, or delete their personal information anytime (except the username, which can’t be changed). Website administrators can also access and modify this information.

Your Data Rights

If you have an account or left comments, you can request an exported file of your personal data, including any information you provided. You can also ask us to erase any personal data we have about you, except data we must keep for administrative, legal, or security reasons.

Where Your Data Goes

Visitor comments may go through automated spam detection services to keep our site secure.