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2. Information We Collect
a. Personal Information: We may collect personal information that you voluntarily provide to us, including but not limited to, your name, email address, and any other information you provide when you subscribe to our newsletter, comment on articles, or contact us.
b. Non-Personal Information: We may also collect non-personal information such as your IP address, browser type, device information, and usage data through cookies, web beacons, and other tracking technologies.
3. How We Use Your Information
We may use your information for the following purposes:
a. To provide and maintain our website.
b. To communicate with you, including responding to your inquiries and sending you newsletters and updates if you have subscribed to them.
c. To improve our website, content, and user experience.
d. To analyze website usage and trends.
e. To prevent fraud and ensure the security of our website.
4. Disclosure of Your Information
We may disclose your personal information to third parties in the following situations:
a. With your consent.
b. To comply with legal obligations.
c. To protect our rights, privacy, safety, or property, or that of others.
d. In connection with the sale, merger, or acquisition of all or part of our website.
5. Cookies and Tracking Technologies
6. Third-Party Links
Our website may contain links to third-party websites or services. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of these third parties, and we encourage you to review their privacy policies.
We take reasonable measures to protect your personal information, but no method of transmission over the internet or electronic storage is completely secure.
8. Your Choices
You can choose not to provide us with certain personal information, but this may limit your ability to access certain features of our website.
10. Contact Us
Who we are
Suggested text: Our website address is: https://www.explorerng.com.
Suggested text: 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.
Suggested text: 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.
Suggested text: 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 visit our login page, 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
Suggested text: 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
Suggested text: If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.
How long we retain your data
Suggested text: 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
Suggested text: 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 your data is sent
Suggested text: Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.