Civil Candor values the security of the information you provide when you visit this site. We make every effort to protect this information.
What information does this website collect?
This site collects two types of information.
1.a. Information collected when you visit
1.a.1. Google Analytics
When you visit Civil Candor information about your visit is passively provided to Google Analytics (GA). GA helps analyze the performance and user preferences for this website. This helps provide a better and more worthwhile experience for the user by informing us about how many visits this site receives and what pages visitors like to read.
The information collected by GA is general, non-personally identifiable information such as browser type (e.g. Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Google Chrome), network, operating system, and geographic/country location. Any information entered into our site’s search box is also stored by GA.
GA collects the IP addresses of visitors, but this information is not accessible to us and is not used by us in any way.
If you choose to not allow Google Analytics to install cookies on your browser for this or any site, you can visit this page for instruction on how to install an add-on to block the cookies.
1.a.2. Sucuri Website Firewall
This website is protected by a web application firewall. The firewall collects information about visitors including the landing page URL or query a visitor enters, their IP address, browser, country, date/time of the visit, and the action(s) taken on our website. The firewall and the information collected is used for security to protect our visitors, their information, and the website and is not used or shared in any way by the site owner.
1.a.3. Webhost: SiteGround
SiteGround is the webhost for CivilCandor.com. The SiteGround server logs information about all website visitors including IP address, time of visit, the URL accessed, the size (amount) of data the server sent to the visitor, the web address the visitor came from, and the visitor’s browser. The information stored on Civil Candor’s webserver is not used or shared by the site owner in any way.
1.b. Information you provide
If you leave a comment you have the option of providing your name, email address, website, and any other information you choose to add to the text of the comment. All of these fields are strictly voluntary. The information you enter is saved.
If you decide to provide your email address CivilCandor.com does not share the address with other parties or use it in any way. Your email address is not revealed to visitors of this website and does not appear with your comment.
Any other personally identifiable information you choose to provide in the context of your comment is voluntary and subject to your discretion and the moderation policy of this site.
1.b.2 Search box
If you search for information on Civil Candor by entering a query into the search box that information will be passively transmitted to and stored by Google Analytics, the Sucuri firewall log, and our SiteGround webserver. It is not used or shared.
Cookies are small text files that help us analyze how this site performs.
There are three basic types of cookies that can be installed on your browser when you visit a website.
1. Persistent cookies remain on your browser until they expire.
2. Session cookies are deleted when you shut down your browser after visiting a website.
3. Third party cookies are placed on your computer by a website that is different from the website you are visiting.
Cookies do not contain personally identifiable information. They tell us what pages you visit and what actions you take on site so we can provide a better user experience.
If you comment on this site, a cookie is installed on your browser. There is a checkbox on the comment form so that you can opt in to this cookie being set.
You may be able to set your computer browser or electronic device (e.g. cell phone, tablet PC) so that you do not accept cookies and are not tracked by a website that you visit. Cookies can also be cleared from your browser(s). The procedure is different depending on the browser you are using.
3. Social media plugins
This site uses social media and share plugins and links to Civil Candor’s social media sites on Twitter, Facebook, and Google Plus.
If you do not click on one of the social media sites displayed by a social media plugin no information is collected or transmitted.
If you click on one of the social media sites displayed by a plugin but are not logged in using your account information, data may be collected by the social media sites and they may also set cookies which are beyond the control of this website.
If you click on one of the social media sites displayed by a plugin and are logged in or log into your own social media account, then user information including your IP address may be collected by the respective social media site. These sites have their own privacy policies that govern the use of your information.
Civil Candor does not receive or collect any information concerning your use of social media with the exception of comments you choose to post on one of this website’s social media pages. In the event you choose to leave a comment on our Facebook or Google Plus pages or communicate with us via Twitter, that information will be stored on that social media site but is not otherwise used by this website’s owner for any purpose.
4. Links to other sites
Content on CivilCandor.com may contain links to other websites and online resources. Links to these sites do not constitute an endorsement and CivilCandor.com cannot be responsible for the content, privacy policies, or practices of these sites.
Civilcandor.com is not responsible for the republishing of the content of this site on other websites and is not responsible for the privacy practices of these sites.
6. Legal process
In the event any visitor information is requested as part of a court or other judicial or law enforcement proceeding, that information will be transmitted to that authority in accordance with the law governing that particular request or proceeding.
7. Data portability: your right to your information
You have the right to request and have sent to you any information you provide to this website. To request any data available to us, please contact the site owner at email@example.com.
Updated: May 23, 2018