What Information We Collect
You do not need to give us any personal information to browse Sainttraffic websites. As a general matter, when we do request your information it is completely voluntary to provide it to us and is a combination of personal and business related information. Information we typically collect and store includes:
- Your name
- Your email address (can be either business or personal depending on what you provide us)
In some circumstances, we may also ask you to provide the following information:
- Your demographic information
- Your social media handles (can be either business or personal depending on what you provide us)
When completing forms on Sainttraffic websites, the IP address of the network you are using may also be collected with the personal information you provide. Your IP address is used by us only to administer Sainttraffic websites and help diagnose server and website error reports and is not stored on your customer record. We do not collect IP addresses on anonymous forms and surveys.
In addition, when you interact with our websites, our servers may keep a log that does not identify you personally (“non-personal information”) since we do not combine it with any identifying information. We use this data to ensure the security and performance of our websites and mitigate website and server issues. This data includes:
Device information used for accessing the website such as device type, platform, IP address, geolocation information, unique device identifiers, browser type, browser language, and other transactional information; and other traffic data such as time of access, date of access, error reports, pages accessed, and referring website addresses.
Other non-personal information we may collect includes:
There are many ways that you can control non-personal data that your computer sends to us but it depends largely on privacy settings you control through your internet browser. We suggest that you visit your internet browser setting options to limit or stop this data from being sent to us.
How We Collect Information
The following lists the most common ways in which we collect your identifying information:
- When you sign up to receive email from us;
- When you participate in surveys, panels, or research;
- When you register for and participate in our activities, initiatives, and events;
- When you request information or assistance;
- When you fill out an application to become a member of Sainttraffic;
- When you provide user-generated content on any of our websites that permits it; and
- In conjunction with any other place on our websites where you knowingly enter personal information.
How We Share Your Information
Sainttraffic is dedicated to ethical practices in all of our operations and to protecting the privacy of all visitors to our websites and all individuals whose data we collect and store. Except as outlined in the paragraphs below, we do not sell, barter, give away, rent, or permit anyone outside Sainttraffic on Foundations to use or access your personal information.
We use independent contractors and third-party agents, affiliates, platforms, and partners to perform functions and provide services such as marketing, analytics, e-commerce, customer record retention, online communities, etc. on our behalf. These entities have access to the personal information needed to perform their functions and are contractually obligated to maintain the confidentiality and security of any personal information we collect. They are restricted from using, selling, distributing, or altering this data in any way other than to provide the requested services to Sainttraffic on Foundations. These individuals and organizations are also contractually obligated to be GDPR compliant for information related to EU data subjects.
Your email address will only be used within Sainttraffic. We do not share, sell or rent email addresses to anyone outside the organization. If you do not wish to receive email correspondence from us, please select the unsubscribe link in one of the emails you received from us. You can also email your request to [email protected]
Sainttraffic websites might make chat rooms, forums, and message boards available to its users at some point in the future. Please remember that any information that you disclose in these areas becomes public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information. Sainttraffic cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to the public through our website and you do so at your own risk.
“Cookies” are small pieces of information that are stored by the browser you used to access our websites. We may also use web beacons and flash cookies. These are invisible graphics on a web page or in an email that is programmed to collect information about your use of a website or email. Most browsers automatically accept cookies, but if you prefer, you can edit your browser options to block them in the future. Please note, if you disable cookies, the performance of Council websites may be affected, and you may not be able to access certain areas on our websites. More information about cookies and how you can delete and disable them can be found at http://www.allaboutcookies.org/.
Specific cookies we use and what we use them for on our websites :
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 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.
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.
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.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.