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Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is: https://townflex.com.


Townflex and its advertisers are committed to protecting the privacy of Internet users.

Collection of personally identifiable information for memberships
Until you register yourself Townflex does not collect personally identifiable information about you, such as your email address, name, age, etc. To register yourself is optional. You can access most of the content of Townflex anonymously without registering yourself.

Your personally identifiable information is not sold to third parties.

Your personally identifiable information will be used to facilitate the communication between you and other members of Townflex. You can determine yourself how if and how much personal information you want to share with the other visitors of Townflex.

Collection of non personally identifiable information

Townflex does obtain some types of non personally identifiable information such as the ip address you use to connect to the Internet, your browser type, or the type of computer operating system you use (Macintosh or Windows, for example). This information is used to improve the website by for example analysing which pages are popular and which pages need to be improved.

The collected information is not sold to third parties.

Usage of cookies by Townflex

Townflex uses cookies to store information about the country and city from which you are surfing. This information is used to customise the website content as well as advertisements according to your geo graphical location.

Townflex uses cookies to remember you screen name when commenting on news articles and when joining the chatroom. Without these cookies you would need to re type your screen name all the time.

Townflex uses a cookie for the Say It Loud forum to determine whether you are a registered user. Without this cookie it will not be possible to automatically give you the privileges of a registered user.

In all cases you can stop this usage of cookies by Townflex by disabling cookies in your browser. In the help section of your browser you will also find information about how to remove existing cookies from Townflex from your computer.

In general you can use Townflex without cookies although it might reduce the user friendliness of the website.

Usage of cookies by Advertisers

Townflex runs advertisements from various renowned advertising networks, such as Valueclick Media ,Clicksor, Adhitz, Propeller ads, Google and Adconion . Their usage of cookies is governed by the individual privacy policy of the advertising network in question.

A good resource to learn more about your consumer privacy in relation to these advertising networks is the Network Advertising Initiative (NAI) . On this website you can opt out from Behavioral Advertising for all the advertising networks which are member of the NAI.

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.

Contact forms

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

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

Additional information

How we protect your data

What data breach procedures we have in place

What third parties we receive data from

What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data

Industry regulatory disclosure requirements

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