When we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.
We may change this policy at any time in which case we shall notify you of any changes to this policy by noting this on the website. The changes will apply to your use of the website after we have given notice.
If you do not wish to accept the new policy you should not continue to use the website. If you continue to use the website after the date on which the change comes into effect, your use of the website indicates your agreement to be bound by the new policy.
What we collect
a) Any information which you enter into the website when you sign-up to our newsletter (specifically your name and e-mail address).
Note: You can “Unsubscribe” from the mailing list anytime by clicking on the “Unsubscribe” link on the bottom of each email you receive.
b) 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. After approval of your comment, your name (as input in the form) is visible to the public in the context of your comment.
c) Cookies: Cookies are small files that are download to your computer and stored on your browser cache or hard-drive. Cookies contain information about your interaction with our site.
When you submit data to through a web form such as those found in comments or subscription forms , cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence.
We also use social media buttons and plugins on our site that allow you to easily connect with your social networks – for example to quickly share blog posts. We currently use Facebook and Twitter. For these to work, these social network sites will set cookies through our site which may be used to enhance your profile on their site or contribute to their data collection which is outlined in their own privacy policies.
d) 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.
“hello-sunil.in” contains video tutorials that are embedded from YouTube.
Who has access to the data we collect
We use a third-party service to process the email addresses collected on our site. This tool is used for email communication. The third party service we use is complaint with GDPR requirements.
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.
What we do with the information we gather
a) The information we collect is used to provide the newsletter that you have requested to you.
b) Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
c) Information on “Name” and “Email” address provided is sent to our third-party email communication service.
d) All of the collected information is used to audit IP addresses and user behavior in order to prevent abuse.
Sharing information with third parties
We shall not pass your information to any third party (other than as described in this clause). Your information may, subject to Hello Sunil’s obligations to comply with applicable data protection legislation, be shared with the following third parties:
- Various affiliate partners
- Advertising partners such as Google Adsense, Infolinks, and Amazon Associates
- Hosting providers – Godaddy India
- Analytics partners – Google Analytics
- E-mail marketing provider – MailChimp which processes the newsletter data
- Other ancillary social media and other tools such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
Storage and data retention
We retain your personal data as follows:
a) The information you submit to obtain a newsletter is suppressed as soon as you choose to unsubscribe to such newsletter
b) The information you submit as user generated content is deleted as soon as you object to such user generated content being continued to be used by us
c) The other information will be retained indefinitely because it is not highly sensitive personal data and, in fact, much of the information is non-personally identifiable information and is required for historical reasons to improve the overall user experience.
We store all of the information collected on our servers or those of third parties. We take steps to ensure that such transfers of your personal data are adequate in accordance with applicable data protection legislation.
a) Session cookies enable you to move from page to page within the website and any information you enter will be remembered but is deleted when you close the website or after a short time. Persistent cookies allow us to remember your preferences and settings when you use the website in the future.
b) Disabling cookies: The use of the cookies described above improves the functionality of the website and your experience of using them. If you do not want these cookies to be served on your device.
You can change your browser settings by clicking the appropriate link as follows: Firefox, Chrome, Microsoft Edge and/or Safari. Please note that if you do decide to disable cookies some of the features of the website may not function properly.
Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over other website.
Controlling your personal information
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:
a) Whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes.
b) If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing us.
We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so.
We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.
Exercising your rights
You can contact us using the details set out as below if you wish to:
a) Access a copy of the personal data that we hold about you;
b) Correct any items of personal data that we hold about you; and/or
c) Have any items of personal data that we hold about you erased or object to our processing of such items of personal data. If at any time you would like such content removed, please complete this form.
Last Updated : 12-06-2023