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.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Media

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.

Contact forms

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. 

Cookies

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.

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

Analytics

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.

Additional information

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

Plugin: Smush

Note: Smush does not interact with end users on your website. The only input option Smush has is to a newsletter subscription for site admins only. If you would like to notify your users of this in your privacy policy, you can use the information below.

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

Terms

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.

Use License

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
                     server.
            

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.

Disclaimer

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.

Limitations

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.

Links

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.

Site Terms of Use Modifications

McLeod Computers may revise these terms of use for its web site at any time without notice. By using this web site you are agreeing to be bound by the then current version of these Terms and Conditions of Use.

Governing Law

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.

General Terms and Conditions applicable to Use of a Web Site.

Questions or Comments

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