Privacy and Your Data
Who we are
Our website address is: https://www.mcleodcomputers.com.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
Comments within the News and Blog
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 submit a contact form, a mailing signup form or a support request to us, the information is only used to contact or send mailings to you. We may maintain contact information to solicit you from a request for information or contact. You can always email us a request to delete this information. If you decide to unsubscribe from the mailing list, we will remove all contact information from our marketing lists at your request.
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
We do not share our data with any business or analytics companies.
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.
Your contact information
Your contact information is only retained to return support or general contact requests. We do not share any contact information with any third parties.
How we protect your data
We retain all of our customers data within protected networks and encrypted programs, and our store, website, and clients backed up data is retained in highly secure data centers. Financial data from our websites store is only retained by our payment processor.
What data breach procedures we have in place
In the event of a data breach at our location or data center, or with our payment processor we will contact our clients as soon as we are notified of the breach.
Industry regulatory disclosure requirements
Smush sends images to the WPMU DEV servers to optimize them for web use. This includes the transfer of EXIF data. The EXIF data will either be stripped or returned as it is. It is not stored on the WPMU DEV servers.
Smush uses a third-party email service (Drip) to send informational emails to the site administrator. The administrator’s email address is sent to Drip and a cookie is set by the service. Only administrator information is collected by Drip.
Website Terms and Conditions of Use
By accessing this web site, you are agreeing to be bound by these web site Terms and Conditions of Use, all applicable laws and regulations, and agree that you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws. If you do not agree with any of these terms, you are prohibited from using or accessing this site. The materials contained in this web site are protected by applicable copyright and trade mark law.
Permission is granted to temporarily download one copy of the materials (information or software) on McLeod Computers web site for personal, non-commercial transitory viewing only. This is the grant of a license, not a transfer of title, and under this license you may not:
1 – modify or copy the materials;
2 – use the materials for any commercial purpose, or for any public display
(commercial or non-commercial);
3 – attempt to decompile or reverse engineer any software contained on McLeod
Computers web site;
4 – Remove any copyright or other proprietary notations from the materials; or
transfer the materials to another person or “mirror” the materials on any other
This license shall automatically terminate if you violate any of these restrictions and may
be terminated by McLeod Computers at any time. Upon terminating your viewing of these
materials or upon the termination of this license, you must destroy any downloaded
materials in your possession whether in electronic or printed format.
The materials on McLeod Computers web site are provided “as is”. McLeod Computers
makes no warranties, expressed or implied, and hereby disclaims and negates all other warranties, including without limitation, implied warranties or conditions of
merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of intellectual
property or other violation of rights. Further, McLeod Computers does not warrant or
make any representations concerning the accuracy, likely results, or reliability of the
use of the materials on its Internet web site or otherwise relating to such materials
or on any sites linked to this site.
In no event shall McLeod Computers or its suppliers be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of data or profit, or due to business interruption,) arising out of the use or inability to use the materials on McLeod Computers Internet site, even if McLeod Computers or a McLeod Computers authorized representative has been notified orally or in writing of the possibility of such damage. Because some jurisdictions do not allow limitations on implied warranties, or limitations of liability for consequential or incidental damages, these limitations may not apply to you.
Revisions and Errata
The materials appearing on McLeod Computers web site could include technical, typographical, or photographic errors. McLeod Computers does not warrant that any of the materials on its web site are accurate, complete, or current. McLeod Computers may make changes to the materials contained on its web site at any time without notice. McLeod Computers does not, however, make any commitment to update the materials.
McLeod Computers has not reviewed all of the sites linked to its Internet web site and is not responsible for the contents of any such linked site. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by McLeod Computers of the site. Use of any such linked web site is at the user’s own risk.
Any claim relating to McLeod Computers web site shall be governed by the laws of the State of California without regard to its conflict of law provisions.
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