The short and sweet version:
i) We do not sell your personal information to third parties
ii) You are responsible for the accuracy of personal information, what you post here. We moderate the content but you are the owner of what you put here. As with the nature of internet, any data made available in the web may be copied by various sources multiple times. We cannot be held responsible for the data (comments, questions, answers, information and the like) you have added if they are copied.
The long version:
Who we are:
Our website address is: https://tamilkb.com.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
Please be aware that when using a Question & Answer site in the internet, you cannot revoke permission for TamilKB.com to publish and to allow others to have derivative rights to such public content once it is made public. The content you contribute on the public network is public, in perpetuity, and TamilKB loses direct control over such content when it is published on the open internet. This also means that if you post personal information about yourself, you do so at your own risk, including the risk of abandoning any privacy rights you had in such information.
Additionally, from time to time, TamilKB makes such public content available via compilation via the Creative Commons Data Dump and by providing public content to TamilKB, you should be aware that such content, once public, cannot often be removed from public view even if it is removed from TamilKB site.
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
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.
If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
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.
Who we share your data with
Sharing of your Personal Information with third parties may occur based on the usage of your account or social profile which may be used by campaigns such as Google AdSense. We may also use Google Analytics to help us understand how our customers use the Site–you can read more about how Google uses your Personal Information here: https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/. You can also opt-out of Google Analytics here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout. We however do not sell your personal information to third parties. It is however the users’ responsibility to avoid adding any sensitive information such as the Passport Number or Social Security Number and the likewise.
Finally, we may also share your Personal Information to comply with applicable laws and regulations, to respond to a subpoena, search warrant or other lawful request for information we receive, or to otherwise protect our rights.
As described above, we use your Personal Information to provide you with targeted advertisements or marketing communications our advertising sponsors may direct to you. For more information about how targeted advertising works, you can visit the Network Advertising Initiative’s (“NAI”) educational page at http://www.networkadvertising.org/understanding-online-advertising/how-does-it-work.
You can opt out of targeted advertising by:
FACEBOOK – https://www.facebook.com/settings/?tab=ads
GOOGLE – https://www.google.com/settings/ads/anonymous
BING – https://advertise.bingads.microsoft.com/en-us/resources/policies/personalized-ads
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.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or 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.
The Site is not intended for individuals under the age of 13.
Your contact information
You can contact the site admin at KBinTamil at Gmail dot com.
How we protect your data
We do not sell your personal information to any third party.
What data breach procedures we have in place
A user must register in the website through their Google or Facebook account or through registering with us in the site. We strictly moderate all content before they get published and have a feedback mechanism in place should user wish to report back on inappropriate content. Apart from the user name, email address and their web address, we do not collect any personal information about a person such as bank account or credit card etc., Such information if provided by the user knowingly or unknowingly in the question or answer is purely up to their responsibility and TamilKB.com will not be held accountable for such errors.