Log Files and Cookies
Like many other websites, TuxBoy.net makes use of log files. These files record visits to the website, a standard procedure for website hosting companies and a part of the hosting services’ analytics. The information inside the log files may include your internet protocol (IP) address, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date/time stamp, referring/exit pages, and possibly the number of clicks. This information is used to analyze trends, administer the website, track your movement around the website, and gather demographic information. IP addresses and other such information are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable.
If you leave a comment on this website, you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you don’t have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. The comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely; the cookies will last for one year.
Social Media and Embedded Content
You have the option to discuss the content of this website on social media platforms, the links to which are provided for your convenience on most pages and posts, and the header and footer of each web page. TuxBoy has no control over the privacy policies of these platforms.
For more information please refer to the privacy policies of the respective social media platform linked on TuxBoy.net:
Our Marketing Management Partners
There are a number of costs associated with running a website — hosting fees, design, development and technical costs. Sometimes when you click on an affiliate link within a blog post, TuxBoy may be compensated by the company or manufacturer.
Amazon Associate Disclaimer
We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.
TuxBoy believes 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. TuxBoy does not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 16. If a parent or guardian believes that TuxBoy.net has in its database the personally identifiable information of a child under the age of 16, please contact us immediately and we will use our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.
You have the option to leave online comments on certain pages and posts of TuxBoy.net. When you leave comments on this website, we collect the data shown in the comments form, as well as your IP address and browser user agent string, to aide in detecting spam. 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. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.
Contact Us Form
We give you the option to contact us by completing an online form on our website. The data shown on the Contact Us form will be collected and sent by TuxBoy.net to an email address at TuxBoy Marketing & IT Services. To provide you with the best possible customer service, your data will be used by TuxBoy to process your request and will be retained only for as long as necessary for administrative, legal and security purposes. We will not use your Contact Us form data for marketing purposes.
How We Protect Your Data
TuxBoy.net uses the following measures to protect your data:
- Secure encryption of this website and of your data secured by ZeroSSL
- Website endpoint firewall and malware scanner by Wordfence
Where We Send Your Data
TuxBoy.net is hosted on a website server in North America. Data that we collect and store from residents of the European Union are safeguarded to the same standards as if the data were collected and stored in Europe by our hosting provider.
Your Data Rights
If you have contacted us online or left online comments on certain pages and posts of TuxBoy.net, you can request to receive a copy of all data we store about you. We will provide this data electronically within 30 days of your request. You can also request that we erase any data we store about you, except that which we are obligated to keep for administrative, legal and security purposes.