Privacy Policy

This page informs you about our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of personal data when you use our website and our services, and the choices you have with that data.  

We use the data to improve our services and to make our website more user-friendly. We do not sell your personal data to third parties. By using our website, our services, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.

Who we are

Our website address is: webxl.ca

Personal data

When you are using our services, we may ask you to provide us with some personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you. This may include, but is not limited to:

  • First and last name
  • Email address
  • Phone number
  • Your website/domain name
  • Your comments, questions, service requests etc.
  • Cookies and Usage Data

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

We use cookies and tracking technologies to track the activities on our website in order to improve our website and our services for our users.  

Cookies are small blocks of data stored on a users’ device which may include anonymous unique identifiers. They are primarily used to track website usage with the goal to improve websites and load them quickly.

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 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

Pages and 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.

Service providers

We may use their party companies and service providers to assist us in improving our services and our website performance. They might have access to your personal data only to perform our service-related tasks and are obliged not to disclose or use it for any other purposes. 

Analytics 

We use third-party services, including Google Analytics to analyze our website and our services for improvements.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites that are not operated by us. If you click any of these links and reach other websites, we strongly advise you to review their privacy policy. We have no control and assume no responsibility for the content or practices of any of these websites.

Security of data

The security of your data is important to us, however, you must understand no method of security over the internet (or for that matter in real life) is 100% secure all the time. While we use the best protocols and advanced security measures to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee absolute security. 

Children’s privacy

Our website does not address anyone under the age of 18. We do not knowingly collect personal information from anyone under the age of 18. If your child has provided us with their personal data, please contact us to get it removed from our servers.

How long do 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 profiles. 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 do 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.