Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is: https://rachetjaws.com. Rachet Jaws is a new blog brand that was created and is owned by myself, Michael. I plan to grow and develop this brand into a very helpful, and successful resource. The site is nicheless, meaning it will cover any and every topic but with extensive research and high quality content to provide helpful content to my site visitors. Eventually I may hire a staff when I’m ready to take the site to the next level but for now it is operated only by myself. Continue reading for more information or fill out the contact form below if you need to talk with the site owner!

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Comments

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.

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. 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.

Media

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.

Contact forms

Any information provided on a contact form will be recorded so that the site owner can contact you as you requested. Personal Information provided is of your own choice, know that it will be recorded in order for the site owner to contact you.

Cookies

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 have an account and you log in to this site, 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.

Ads are run on site and Cookies stored in your browser may be used so that the ads you see displayed, are of the utmost relevancy to you, our site visitor.

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.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Analytics

Analytics software is used on our site so that we can analyze data about our site visitors and how well our site visitors find our site helpful. Data like how long you stayed on site, if you hit the back or exit button, if you clicked through to another page, your age, gender, and geographic location are all recorded as demographics and statistics that help us know who are audience and site visitors are, what they like, what they don’t like, and how we can improve our website so that it is the best possible resource, with the best possible user experience, that it can be for our site visitors. Google Analytics, Google Search Console and Bing Webmaster Tools are all used on site as our analytic and data collecting tools. No sensitive personal information is ever recorded and we only collect data via analytic softwares to analyze site performance, usability, and user experience.

Who we share your data with

Your data isn’t shared with anyone and is secure! Rachet Jaws has invested into security softwares to insure our site visitors information and data is safe.

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.

Cookie data is only retained as long as you are on site so that the most relevant ads are shown to you personally.

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.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Your contact information

Any contact information provided by you, our site visitor, will be used only to contact you, if that is your request. Contact information may be collected through either contact forms or an opt-in form such as a newsletter or for a offer of some sort that you may be interested in.

How we protect your data

Rachet Jaws has invested in an SSL Certificate & SiteLock Security Software to insure your data is safe.

Really Simple SSL:

Really Simple SSL and Really Simple SSL add-ons do not process any personal identifiable information, so the GDPR does not apply to these plugins or usage of these plugins on your website. You can find our privacy policy here.

Akismet Anti-Spam Service:

We collect information about visitors who comment on Sites that use our Akismet anti-spam service. The information we collect depends on how the User sets up Akismet for the Site, but typically includes the commenter’s IP address, user agent, referrer, and Site URL (along with other information directly provided by the commenter such as their name, username, email address, and the comment itself).