Who we are
Our website address is: https://smellaque.com
Use of the SmellaQue Website
This Privacy Statement may be updated periodically to reflect enhancements to the SmellaQue Website that may affect the use of personal information. Accordingly, please check back periodically.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
SmellaQue may disclose personal information collected by it without the knowledge or consent of the individual, for example to its lawyers; for purposes relating to an investigation under, the enforcement of or the administration of a law or where required by law to disclose the information. The SmellaQue will not use or disclose personal information without the knowledge or consent of the individual except as authorized by applicable law.
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.
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.
If you contact us through a Contact form, we will collect the data and have access to any information you provide through the form. This information will be kept of one year for the purpose of addressing any queries you may have.
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 visit our login page, 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.
When user ratings are enabled, we store the IP address upon voting. This is used as (one of the) measures to prevent rating spam.
Web analytics is the collection, analysis, measurement, and reporting of data about Web traffic and visits for purposes of understanding and optimizing Web usage. Information in digital markers may be used in conjunction with computer request data to identify and track your online interactions with the SmellaQue website.
SmellaQue uses Google Analytics to improve the SmellaQue website. When your computer requests a page or post, the following types of information are collected and used for analytics:
- the originating IP address
- the date and time of the request
- the type of browser used
- the page(s) visited
- referral website
Data collected for Web analytics purposes goes outside of Canada to Google servers and may be processed in any country where Google operates servers. Data may be subject to the governing legislation of that country, [for example the USA Patriot Act]. For further information about Google Analytics, please refer to the Google Analytics terms of service.
Our website consent for all personal information it collects, uses and discloses through information provided to individuals prior to collection, or at the time of collection. For information which is considered to be more sensitive, for example credit card numbers, the SmellaQue will ask for a signature as a sign of consent.
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. To make a request, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with your inquiry and we will respond in a reasonable time frame.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
Information on This Website
Information which includes all facts, data and other information, collectively the “Information” in the pages of this website is of a general nature, is intended only for informational purposes, is subject to change without notice, and is not intended to be relied on by visitors as binding legal advice on any particular matter.
Individual information provided to the SmellaQue to gain access to any feature of this website will not be sold or made available to any third party, except where information processing is outsourced by the SmellaQue in the course of its regular administrative procedures.
The SmellaQue reserves the right to perform statistical analyses of aggregated user behavior and characteristics, in order to measure interest in and use of the various sections of its site so as to improve design and navigation and to gather information for marketing purposes. Only aggregated data from these analyses, not individual data, will be used for this purpose.
Accuracy of the Information on This Website
The information is believed to be accurate, complete and current when posted, but SmellaQue cannot guarantee that it will remain accurate or complete or that it will be current at all times.
The SmellaQue is not responsible for direct, indirect, special or consequential damages, regardless of the cause, arising out the use of this website.
Accuracy of Information on Linked Websites
Through the links to other sites found on the SmellaQue’s website, the user may enter domains that are beyond the boundaries of the SmellaQue and, once there, the SmellaQue is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of these websites. The SmellaQue has no control over the accuracy, completeness or relevance of the information on these sites and provides links to these sites solely for the information and convenience of visitors to our website.
Copying Information from This Website
We thank you for your interest on the SmellaQue website. If this information is interesting or of value to you, please give us a credit by link and/or requesting approval in advance of using or copying information from the SmellaQue website and ensure it is used or copied accurately, or is used in its entirety and/or that the source of the information is clearly identified. Only a member of the SmellaQue may use the information for commercial purposes. The SmellaQue is not responsible for the way in which the information may be used or copied. The SmellaQue reserves the right to change, delete or add information at any time.