Privacy Policy

 

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Welcome to OnMyCanvas. Thanks for being a part of my community 🙂

 

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My Complete Privacy Policy in compliance with the GDPR:

The following privacy policy governs the way OnMyCanvas found at http://www.onmycanvas.com/  (“Website”) collects, uses, maintains and discloses information collected from Users (each, a “User”).

This Website regards high value to user information and privacy. With the help of this Privacy Policy, we want to keep you transparent about the information we collect and how we use it.

 

Personal information

We may collect personal identification and non-identification information from Users in a variety of ways,

1. When Users visit the Website and submit information – The User might fill out a subscription form, leave a comment, respond to a survey, etc. While doing this, the User may be asked for, as appropriate, name, email address, website. This personal identification information is only collected when submitted voluntarily to OnMyCanvas by Users.

2. We may collect non-identification information about Users and about the device with which they interact with our Website using Google Analytics – Google Analytics uses cookies (explained in detail below) to provide User information to the Website. The information may include the country and city the Website was visited from, the language the page was accessed in, IP address, Internet Service Provider, browser name, the operating system type, the device type, screen resolution, the pages viewed, the order in which the pages were viewed, the referring website, the date and time the Website was visited.

3. Information is collected using Cookies – Cookies are small pieces of data, stored in text files, which are stored on your computer or other devices when websites are loaded into a browser. They are widely used to ‘remember’ you and your preferences, either for a single visit (through a ’session cookie’) or for multiple repeat visits (using a ‘persistent cookie’). Session cookies are deleted once you close your browser, while persistent cookies stay until deleted.

Cookies ensure a better experience for a user.

 

How we might use the collected information

The Website may use Users personal information for the following purposes:

  • To run, operate, and maintain our Website.
  • To improve User service – To acknowledge you as a user and to customize the Website as per your preference.
  • To improve our Website – We may use your feedback to improve your experience and our services.
  • To run a promotion, contest, survey or other Website feature
  • To send you information such as a new post, a newsletter. You can unsubscribe from the emails by accessing the unsubscribe link at the bottom of the email any time.
  • To respond to your query, question, or comment. To provide complete user support.
  • To send you administrative emails – We may use the email address to send User updates on policies, confirmation emails, response to a query or questions, or a relevant notice or alert to bring something to the user’s attention to be able to serve him or her better;
  • To protect you from illegal activity.
  • To account and analyze advertising on the Website.

 

Can a third-party have access to the User’s personal information?

We never share or trade your information with third parties.

Though the Website sometimes uses third-party service providers to administer activities on behalf of the Website, such as sending out newsletters. Each third-party service provider has its own privacy policy which would define the use of your personal information.

The Website currently uses the following third-party service providers:

Google Analytics – Google Analytics captures the user information such as IP address, the country the user is accessing the website from, and how the user has navigated the website, such as the time the user spent, which pages he or she visited, and the referring website.

Email Subscribers Plugin – The Website uses this plugin to send emails and newsletters. If you have subscribed to the Website, you will receive these emails and newsletters. Though you can opt-out of the subscription anytime by accessing the unsubscribe link in each email. We store your name and email address for purposes of delivering such communications. Please refer to Email Subscriber’s privacy policy for further information.

We do not share any user information with any other third-party application. If that changes, the policy would be updated to reflect the same.

 

How we protect your information

We do not sell, trade, or rent Users personal identification information to others.

We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information and data stored on our Website. We cannot guarantee if a super-hijacker attacks the universe and download all the data. We just do the best we can.

 

Electronic newsletters

If a User chose to subscribe to the Website’s newsletter, they will receive the newsletter regularly. If at any time, the User would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include an unsubscribe link at the bottom of each email and the User may also contact us by email at hello@onmycanvas.com.

 

Advertising

Users may find advertising or other content on our Website that link to the sites and services of our partners, suppliers, advertisers, sponsors, licensors and other third parties. We do not control the content or links that appear on these sites and are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from our Site. In addition, these sites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. These sites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to our Website, is subject to that website’s own terms and policies.

Display Ads and Affiliate Program Participation
Neither does the Website display any ads nor does it engage in any affiliate program as of now. This policy would be updated to reflect any change in this behavior.

Retargeting Ads
The Website may coordinate with third-party companies, such as Google, Facebook, Pinterest, to market the Website. These third-party companies use cookies to understand the behavior of the user and thus furnish the ads.

 

Cookies

What are cookies?

Cookies are small pieces of data, stored in text files, which are stored on your computer or other devices when websites are loaded into a browser. They are widely used to ‘remember’ you and your preferences, either for a single visit (through a ’session cookie’) or for multiple repeat visits (using a ‘persistent cookie’).

Cookies ensure a better experience for a user.

Cookies may be set by the Website (known as ‘first party cookies’), or by third-party applications, such as Google Analytics, those who serve content or provide advertising or analytics services on the website (‘third party cookies’).

Example of first party cookie-

When you leave a comment on this website, you chose to save your name, email address, and website (stored as cookies). These details are saved in your browser so that you don’t have to enter the same details the next time you comment. The browser would save these cookies for one year.

Example of third party cookie-

Cookies also provide data to third party-applications such as Google Analytics and third-party plugins.

 

How to manage Cookies?

User’s web browser places cookies on their hard drive for record-keeping purposes and sometimes to track information about them. Most of the internet browsers provide an option to control cookie behavior. The Users may choose to set their web browser to refuse cookies or to alert you when cookies are being sent. If the user does so, note that some parts of the Website may not function properly.

To read more about cookies and how to manage them, please visit aboutcookies.org.

 

Comments on this blog

If a User leaves a comment on this Website, the comments are stored and published, along with the name of the User, the Website of the User, and the date and the timestamps of the comment. If the User is logged in with WordPress while leaving a comment, then the User’s profile picture is also logged and displayed along with the comment. In addition, the user’s IP address is also logged.

This information is never passed onto any third party unless required by law.

 

Children’s information

We are not aware of the age of the user and hence cannot say if a child under the age of 16 has registered to the Website. If you think that your child under the age of 16 has submitted to any personal information to us, please contact us at hello@onmycanvas.com to get the data deleted. We would act as fast as we can to delete the data from our systems.

 

Information that you submit to us is at your discretion –

Keeping your personal and sensitive information private is in your hands. Never submit information such as ethnic origin, religious beliefs, political affiliations, medical information and sexual orientation to our Website or to any other website.

If you elect to submit such information to us, it will be subject to this Privacy Policy.

 

Changes to this privacy policy

The Website has the discretion to update this privacy policy at any time. We encourage Users to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this privacy policy periodically and become aware of modifications.

 

Your acceptance of these terms

By using OnMyCanvas, you accept this policy. Your continued use of the Website following the posting of changes to this policy will be also deemed your acceptance of those changes. If you do not agree with this policy, please leave the website.

 

Contacting us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this Website, or your dealings with this Website, please contact hello@onmycanvas.com at any time.

In case you do not want to receive any future emails from the Website, you can unsubscribe via the link provided at the bottom of each email or contact us at hello@onmycanvas.com.

If you wish to see or update the personal information we have of you, you can send an email to hello@onmycanvas.com. You can also ask us to delete your personal information by sending an email to the above-mentioned email id.

Please note that we might need to retain certain information as per the circumstance and requirements, legal or of this Website.

 

Thank you for reading and for staying connected 🙂