Who we are

Our website address is: https://vimarsh.info. (“site”, “website”)

Some Important Info First

We use CloudFlare to serve the website and also protect the server from DDOS. You can find Cloudflare’s Privacy Policy here: https://www.cloudflare.com/en-in/privacypolicy/

We use Oracle Cloud Infrastructure to host the website. You can find Oracle’s Privacy Policy here: https://www.oracle.com/in/legal/privacy/
The website is hosted in Mumbai, India with Cloudflare as a CDN. Whereas analytics data is stored in Zurich, Switzerland.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Analytics

We use self hosted Plausible Analytics for logging basic info. The open source software is GDPR compliant and no PII is stored, without any use of cookies. The data is also stored in Switzerland based servers. Tracking script: https://z.vimarsh.info/js/plausible.js

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 in 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.

The website also uses Askimet Plugin to protect against spam.
The privacy policy of the service can be found here : https://akismet.com/privacy/

Contact

To contact on further information on how the data is stored you can mail to hi@vimarsh.info{.rank-math-link}

Cookies

A default cookie called “__cfduid” is used on every webpage by CloudFlare. CloudFlare uses this cookie which has a random token to identify unique visitors and prevent any DDOS or other attack,

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 filled the subscription popup or dismissed it, it will set a cookie to remember to not show that popup again.

If you view any web stories, which might use first party cookies to keep track of traffic and regular visitors.

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.

Newsletter

When you subscribe to newsletter, we collect your name and email address to occasionally send you emails. These details are never shared with any third party.

Who we share your data with

We do not share any of your data with anyone.

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.

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.

Web Stories

The website also hosts Google Web stories. If you see a web story, the content is served from Google’s AMP CDNs and Google Analytics is used for analytics purposes. Privacy policy of AMP Cache: https://developers.google.com/amp/cache/policies . You can find the privacy policy for Google Analytics here: https://policies.google.com/privacy . You can opt-out of Google Analytics Globally by installing this plugin: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

Last updated: March 29, 2021