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Privacy Policy

by Aristea Korkovelou

Updated on: September 19, 2020

A for Colour found at https://www.aforcolour.gr (“A for Colour”, “Website” or “aforcolour.gr”) is governed by the following privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”). This Privacy Policy outlines the manner in which A for Colour gathers, uses and maintains all information collected by the visitors (“Visitors”, Users”) of this Website. A for Colour has the discretion to alter this Privacy Policy at any time; therefore, Visitors are encouraged to check this page often to stay updated. A for Colour recognises and values your personal information and is committed to protecting your privacy during your visit and after you have left the Website.

Disclosure of Information

A for Colour does not disclose, trade, rent or sell Users’ personal information to third-parties nor it collects identifiable data about them from any source, private or public. What is more, it does not automatically match information, provided by other means about them that might lead to identification. A for Colour may make use of IP addresses to gather statistics about Visitors and Website traffic in order to better run aforcolour.gr. However, the collected IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable data.

What personal data we may collect

Personal information such as name and email address might be collected only in case Visitors voluntarily provide them by subscribing to a newsletter, leaving a comment on a post, filling out a form, reaching out by email or entering information on the Website.

Comments

When Visitors leave comments on this 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. An anonymised 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. Email and name provided in comments will never be shared with any third-party; however, aforcolour.gr might use your email address to respond to your comment or question. Please mind that, A for Colour is not responsible for the actions of all other individuals and the unauthorised or improper usage of the information you voluntarily share on comments. Please notice that Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service e.g. Akismet.

Media

If you upload images to aforcolour.gr, 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.

Sensitive personal information

Sensitive personal information such as political opinions, criminal background, ethnic origin or race, religious beliefs etc. should not be submitted to A for Colour in any way. If such info is intentionally or mistakenly provided, it will be subject to this Privacy Policy.

How your information may be used

A for Colour may use the information collected in the following ways:

  • To send promotional information such as newsletters. Each email is guaranteed to provide information on how each user can remove his/ her email from the newsletter list and opt-out of futures mailings
  • To reply to comments, enquiries or requests
  • To send critical administrative communication such as email confirmations, security alerts, policy updates, technical and maintenance notices and administrative emails in general
  • To provide Website Visitors with support

Automatically Collected Information

When visiting aforcolour.gr, the internet protocol (IP) address, type of browser, referring source, exit/ entry page, internet service provider (ISP), device, operating system, viewed pages, number of clicks, date and time of access and in general all information that can be found inside log files will be recorded. Such information is solely used to analyse Website trends and collect broad demographic User information. Under no circumstances, such data is linked to personally identifiable information and is solely used for the purposes of Website traffic analysis and web metrics.

Third-party use of personal information

Statistical information automatically collected by aforcolour.gr may also be related to third parties, including but not limited to Google Search Console, Google Analytics, MailChimp etc. For example, Google Analytics captures non-identifiable data for statistical analysis whereas MailChimp is used by A for Colour for the delivery of newsletters and email updates. Feel free to refer to Google Analytics Privacy Policy and MailChimp Privacy Policy for more information about how they process and collect data.

How your personal data is protected

A for Colour is committed to keeping your personal information secure and adopts all the appropriate processing practices and security measures to protect it from loss, unauthorised access, misuse, alteration or disclosure. What is more, aforcolour.gr is regularly scanned for security holes and possible vulnerabilities in order to make visitor browsing as secure as possible.
However, no information that is transmitted over the Internet can be guaranteed to be completely secured, therefore, data transmission, exchange and Website usage are carried out at your own risk and A for Colour accepts no responsibility in the unlikely event of a security breach that might affect your privacy.

What rights you have over your data

  • Opt-out – Visitors and Website Users may opt-out from email communications by following the unsubscribe instructions that are included on each email. You may also contact A for Colour at aristea dot korkovelouprof (at) gmail.comand ask to be removed from mailing lists
  • Access – Visitors and Website Users can access their personal information by emailing A for Colour at aristea dot korkovelouprof (at) gmail.comand
  • Amend – Visitors and Website Users can contact A for Colour at aristea dot korkovelouprof (at) gmail.comand to update or amend their personal information
  • Delete – Visitors and Website Users can email A for Colour at aristea dot korkovelouprof (at) gmail.comand and request the deletion of their personal data. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Commitment to children’s privacy

A for Colour does not collect or process any information submitted to aforcolour.gr or delivered by email from individuals below 18.

Cookies

Cookies are small files stored on your browser that enable websites to provide improved services based on previous or current website activity by capturing and remembering certain browser information. To learn more feel free to visit https://www.aboutcookies.org. A for Colour uses cookies to store Website Visitors’ preferences, compile aggregate data about traffic and Website interactions and customise content based on those interactions in order to provide a better and more personalised experience in the future. Website Visitors can turn off cookies at any time by changing specific settings within their internet browsers. Please mind that deactivating cookies will not lead to any Website functionality losses.
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.

Copyright Notice

All the material and content on aforcolour.gr, including graphics, text, images, videos, layout and software are owned under licence by A for Colour, unless otherwise stated. Your visit at aforcolour.gr does not licence you to use any of the registered or unregistered trademarks and logos that are displayed on it. Unauthorised use, modification, republishing, uploading to a third-party, framing, reproduction or transmission of all the above, in any form or by any means without the written permission from any of the authors of A for Colour is strictly prohibited. All requests for permission should directly be addressed to aristea dot korkovelouprof (at) gmail.com. Link backs to A for Colour is allowed provided you clearly credit the source and include a hyperlink back to this Website. To sum up, you must not reproduce any of the content on aforcolour.gr for commercial purposes, modify the material on the Website or embed it in another website or third-party without written permission from its owners. Please mind, that in the event you perform any of the above illegal acts, we will enforce our intellectual property rights against you.

Acceptance of Privacy Policy

By browsing and using aforcolour.gr, you signify your acceptance of this policy. In any other case, please abstain from using the Website.

Contact information

For any question related to this Privacy Policy please contact us at aristea (dot) korkovelouprof (at) gmail.com.

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