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Privacy Policy

At TuxBoy Marketing & IT Services (TuxBoy and TuxBoy.net) we consider your privacy to be extremely important. This privacy policy describes in detail the types of information that are collected and recorded by TuxBoy.net, and how we use it.

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.

Certain pages and posts on TuxBoy.net may include embedded content (e.g., videos, images, social media feeds, etc.). Embedded content behaves the same way as if you were visiting the website where the content originated. These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with the embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content, if you have an account and are logged in to that website. TuxBoy has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by the websites where the embedded content originated.

For more information please refer to the privacy policies of the respective social media platform linked on TuxBoy.net:

Our Marketing Management Partners

Our marketing management partners (data aggregation and push notifications respectively) may use cookies and web beacons on TuxBoy.net and may include:

Each of our marketing management partners has their own privacy policy for their website. TuxBoy.net has no access to or control over the cookies that are used by our marketing management partners.

Children’s Information

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.

Online Comments

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.

Online Privacy Policy Only

This privacy policy applies only to our online activities and is valid for visitors to TuxBoy.net and regarding information shared and/or collected here. This privacy policy does not apply to any information collected offline or via channels other than this website.

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.

Consent

By using TuxBoy.net without changing your cookie settings, or you click ACCEPT or leave non-necessary cookies enabled on the cookie acceptance pop-up, you hereby consent to our privacy policy and agree to its terms.

Objection

You have the right to withdraw your consent to the processing and use of your data at anytime. To withdraw your consent, please contact us. To withdraw your consent to the use of cookies, please click “Cookie Settings »” at the bottom of any page on this website.

Updates

This privacy policy was last updated on 31 August 2020. Should we update, amend or make any changes to this privacy policy, those changes will be posted here.

If you require any more information or have questions about our privacy policy, please contact us.