Privacy Policy

Effective: July 20, 2018

Casa Speed blog is a personal blog owned and written/edited by Sandra Serrano. Our website address is: https://casaspeed.com.

Casa Speed blog respects your privacy and wants to maintain the trust and confidence of all visitors, like you, to this website.

So you have all the ins and out, here’s our privacy policy to read. This gives you a better idea of why and how particular data – like some of the personal information you provide – is used, the reasons why it may be disclosed to others and how it’s secured.

Our site doesn’t collect personal information about individuals – so names, e-mail or home addresses – unless visitors agree with how it will be used and therefore provide it knowingly to Casa Speed, for example to sign up to receive emails or leave a comment. Just so you know, you can easily access and browse Casa Speed blog without disclosing any of your personal data.

What information do we collect and why it’s collected?

Casa Speed blog does not sell, rent or trade email lists and other data with other companies and businesses for marketing purposes. We seriously don’t have time for that. We may use IP addresses to compile and provide aggregate statistics about our visitors, traffic patterns, and administer the site. Just so you know, IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information. We only collect personal data that has been volunteered by you through Casa Speed blog while on the site. We do not collect information about our visitors from other sources, such as public records or bodies, or private organizations. In order to respect your privacy, Casa Speed blog does not store information collected about your visit for use other than to analyze content performance through the use of cookies. You can turn off cookies at anytime by modifying your Internet browser’s settings.

In order to respect your privacy, Casa Speed blog does not share personal information with third-parties. In a nutshell, to help provide a good overall user experience, we’ll collect data you provide us with such as:

Your name(s) and email address

and we’ll use this data:

– to aid the user experience;
– to help with account set up and administration;
– to deliver any communication to you; and,
– carrying out polls and surveys to get your opinion and/or to help enhance the blog contents.

We need this type of data so we can:

– improve your experience on www.casaspeed.com;
– respond to your comments or provide you with user support;
– communicate with you to provide news that may be of interest to you; and,
– monitor and analyze usage and activities by visitors that take place on Casa Speed blog

Casa Speed blog abides by GDPR regulations. If you are a European resident, you have the right to access personal information we hold about you and to ask that your personal information be corrected, updated, or deleted. If you wish to amend/remove your information/comments/email from the mailing list, please email [email protected] Casa Speed blog does not retain secondary copies of commenters/reader contact information without permission or resell or share your contact information with third parties. Once you opt out of the mailing list, you are permanently removed.

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site, data is collected from the following areas to help with spam detection:

– the comments form
– the visitor’s IP address
– the browser user agent string

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.

All comments on the site are moderated. Any comments using offensive language will be deleted and the user banned to comment here again.

Media

If you upload images to this 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.

Copyright

All content (text, ideas, photos, etc) on Casa Speed blog belong to Sandra Serrano, unless otherwise indicated. Content may not be copied, in part or in full, without prior permission. If you’d like to use any of the site content, please email sandra [at] casaspeed [dot] com and ask for both permission and prices, as use is not free. If you obtain permission to use our content for free, especially photos, you must use the copyright into your article/content. Casa Speed blog is not responsible for the republishing of the content found on this blog on other websites or media without permission.

Mailing lists

If you subscribed to receive blog post updates via an email subscription form as part of the registration process, then personal information provided is collected. The information is used for a couple of reasons: to tell you about stuff you’ve asked to be told about; to contact you if there’s a need to obtain or provide additional information; to check our records are right and to check every now and then that you’re happy and satisfied.

Casa Speed blog uses third-party provider, Constant Contact, to deliver any blog update information with you. Statistics around email opening and clicks using industry standard technologies are gathered to help monitor and improve the communication with you i.e. blog updates via email e-newsletter. If you’re still unsure, check out Constant Contact’s privacy notice. You can unsubscribe to general mailings at any time – all you have to do is click the unsubscribe link right at the bottom of any of emails sent or you can email [email protected]

Contact forms

When you use the contact form, you are asked if you consent to us receiving the details you provide – for example via the contact form. You will be asked to tick the consent box before submitting. We keep contact form submissions for a certain period for customer service purposes. We do not use the information submitted through them for marketing purposes. We will only send you content and updates if you state that you want to receive our content and updates.

Cookies

Casa Speed blog uses cookies to store information about visitors’ preferences and to record user-specific information on which pages the site visitor accesses or visits. They help personalize or customize the web page content based upon visitors’ browser type or other information the visitor sends via their browser.

If you leave a comment on this 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. Just so you know, these cookies will last for one year. If you have an account and you log in to this site, a temporary cookie will be set 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, several cookies will be set up to help 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’re not sure, you can disable cookies through your individual browser options. You can find detailed information about cookie management with specific What’s a web browser can be found at the browsers’ respective websites.

Online privacy policy only

Casa Speed blog is not responsible for the republishing of the content found on this blog on other websites or media without permission. This privacy policy applies only to our online activities. It’s valid for visitors to our website and regarding information shared and/or collected there.

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. This may include tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Third party use of cookies

Some content or applicationsare served by third-parties. These applications can include application providers. These third parties may use cookies alone, or in conjunction with web beacons or other tracking technologies, to collect information about you when you use Casa Speed blog. The information they collect may be associated with your personal information or they may collect information. This may include personal information, your online activities over time and across different websites and other online services. They may use this information to provide you with interest-based (behavioral) advertising or other targeted content.

Google Analytics – this service helps understand how our customers use the Site. It tracks website usage at Casa Speed blog and provides information such as referring websites and user actions on the website. Google Analytics may capture your IP address, but no other personal information is captured by Google Analytics. You can read more about how Google uses your Personal Information here: https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/. You can also opt-out of Google Analytics here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

Constant Contact – this service is used for delivery of email updates and newsletters. We store your name and email address provided by you for purposes of delivering such communications. If you need more information, refer to Constant Contact’s privacy policy for further information.

Casa Speed blog does not control these third parties’ tracking technologies or how they may be used. If you have any questions about any targeted content, you should contact the responsible provider directly.

Casa Speed blog may share your Personal Information to comply with applicable laws and regulations, to respond to a subpoena, search warrant or other lawful request for information we receive, or to otherwise protect our rights.

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 this website, the personal information they provide in their user profile will be stored. All users can see, edit, or delete their own personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). We may have website administrators and they can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account or made comments, you can request an exported file of the personal data about you. You can also request that any personal data held about you is erased. This does not include any data that has to be keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes. if you’d like to do any of the above, please email [email protected]

Where we send your data

Visitor’s comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service. This site uses Anti-Spam by CleanTalk to help reduce spam. Learn about CleanTalk here. The type of information checked for may include the commenter’s IP address, user agent, referrer, and site URL (along with other information directly provided by the commenter such as their name, username, email address, and the comment itself).

How do we secure your data

To help secure your data we use standard security protocols.

Casa Speed blog uses software programs to monitor and identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information. It identifies any system performance or other problem areas.

Children’s Information

We believe it is important to provide added protection for children online. We encourage parents and guardians to spend time online with their children to observe, participate in and/or monitor and guide their online activity. Casa Speed blog does not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13. If a parent or guardian believes that Casa Speed blog has in its database the personally-identifiable information of a child under the age of 13, please contact us immediately (using the contact in the first paragraph) and we will use our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.

Consent

By using this website, you give consent to our privacy policy and agree to its terms. Should we update, amend or make any changes to our privacy policy, they will be posted here.

If you require any more information or have any questions about our privacy policy, please feel free to drop an email to [email protected]