Privacy Policy – Artifex Lab

Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is: https://artifexlab.ro.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Comments

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.

Cookies

This Cookie Policy applies to all users of the www.artifexlab.ro website The following information is intended to inform users of this website about the placement, use and management of cookies by Artifex Lab in the context of user browsing on this site Web page.

What are Cookies

We use the term “cookies” to refer to cookies and similar technologies through which information can be collected automatically.

An ” Internet Cookie ” (also known as ” browser cookie ” or “HTTP cookie” or “cookie”) is a small file of letters and numbers that will be stored on your computer, other equipment of a user through which the Internet is accessed.

Cookies are installed through a web server request to a browser (e.g., Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome). Once installed cookies have a fixed lifetime, remaining “passive” in the sense that they do not contain software, viruses or spyware and will not access the information on the hard drive of the user whose device they have installed.

A cookie consists of two parts: the cookie name and the content or the cookie value.

From a technical point of view, only the web server that sent the cookie can access it again when a user returns to the web page associated with that web-server.

FOR WHAT PURPOSES ARE COOKIES USED THROUGH THIS WEBSITE:

Cookies are used to provide users of this website with a better browsing experience and services tailored to the needs and interests of each individual user, namely: improving the use of this website, including by identifying any errors that occur while it is being visited / used by users; providing anonymous statistics on the use of this website to Artifex Lab as the owner of this website; the anticipation of potential goods that will be made available in the future to users via this website, depending on the services / products accessed. Based on cookie feedback about how this website is used, Artifex Lab can take action to make this website more efficient and accessible to users. Thus, using cookies allows you to save certain settings / preferences set by users of this website, such as: the language in which a web page is viewed.

ARE ALL COOKIES THE SAME?

There are two different types of cookies:

Session cookies – these are temporary and are erased when you close your browser at the end of your surfing session. The next time you visit that particular site it will not recognize you and will treat you as a completely new visitor as there is nothing in your browser to let the site know that you have visited before.Persistent cookies – these remain on your hard drive until you erase them or they expire. How long a cookie remains on your browser depends on how long the visited website has programmed the cookie to last

WHAT COOKIES ARE USED THROUGH THIS WEBSITE:

By using / visiting the website the following cookies may be placed:

a. Website performance cookies;

b. User analysis cookies;

c. Cookies for geotargetting;

d. Cookies for advertising;

a. Performance cookies

This type of cookies preserves the preferences of the user of this website, so re-setting preferences for later page visits is no longer required.

b. User analysis cookies

These cookies let us know if a particular user of the website has visited / used this previous web page. These cookies are used for statistical purposes only.

c. Geotargeting cookies

These cookies are used by software that determines the country of origin of the user of the website. The same ads will be received regardless of the selected language.

d. Cookies for advertising

These cookies let us know whether or not you’ve seen an online ad, what is its type, and how long it has been since you saw the ad message.

These cookies are also used to target online advertising. We may also use 3rd-party cookies for better advertising targeting, for example, showing holiday ads if the user has recently visited an article on traveling. These cookies are anonymous, they store information about the viewed content, not the users.

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.

WHAT TYPE OF INFORMATION IS STORED AND ACCESSED THROUGH COOKIES ?

Cookies store information in a small text file that allows for browser recognition. This website recognizes the browser until the cookies expire or are deleted.

HOW CAN COOKIES BE STOPPED?

Disabling and refusing to receive cookies can make this website difficult to visit, resulting in limitations to its use.

Users can configure their browser to reject cookies or to accept cookies from a particular website.

All modern browsers offer the ability to change cookie settings. These settings can be accessed, as a rule, in the browser’s “options” or “preferences” menu.

However, denying or disabling cookies does not mean you will not get online advertising – but it will not be adapted to your preferences and interests highlighted by your browsing behavior.

To understand these settings, the following links may be useful:

A guide to behavioural advertising and online privacy produced by the internet advertising industry:
http://www.youronlinechoices.eu

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.

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.

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.