Our Identity:

Our website’s home is located at https://artvillabus.com.

Interactions and Comments:

When visitors engage by leaving comments on our site, we gather data presented in the comments form, along with the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to assist in spam detection.

For users utilizing the Gravatar service, an anonymized string created from your email address (referred to as a hash) may be shared with Gravatar to ascertain your usage of their service. The Gravatar service’s privacy policy can be found here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. Upon comment approval, your profile picture is visible to the public in conjunction with your comment.

Media Uploads:

If you upload images to our website, kindly refrain from including embedded location data (EXIF GPS) within the images. Visitors to our site can access and extract any location data contained within the uploaded images.

Cookies:

When you leave a comment on our site, you have the option to consent to saving your name, email address, and website in cookies. These cookies serve to enhance your experience by eliminating the need to re-enter your details for subsequent comments. They remain active for one year.

Temporary cookies are set when you visit our login page to ascertain if your browser accepts cookies. These cookies contain no personal data and are discarded upon browser closure.

Upon logging in, several cookies are established to store your login information and screen display preferences. Login cookies persist for two days, while screen options cookies last for a year. Selecting “Remember Me” extends your login duration to two weeks. Logging out removes the login cookies.

An additional cookie is saved in your browser when you edit or publish an article. This cookie solely contains the post ID of the edited article and expires after 1 day.

Embedded Content:

Articles on our site may contain embedded content (e.g., videos, images, articles) sourced from other websites. Embedded content functions identically to content visited directly on the originating website.

These external websites may gather data, utilize cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with the embedded content, including tracking your interaction if you possess an account and are logged into that website.

Data Sharing:

Your IP address is included in reset emails when requesting a password reset.

Data Retention:

Comments and their metadata are retained indefinitely to facilitate the automatic recognition and approval of any subsequent follow-up comments, sparing them from a moderation queue.

For users registered on our website, their provided personal information is stored in their user profile. All users possess the capability to view, edit, or delete their personal information at any time, excluding the modification of usernames. Website administrators are also granted access to view and edit this information.

Data Rights:

Users with an account on our site or those who have left comments may request an exported file containing the personal data we have on record about them, including any data they have provided to us. Additionally, they can request the deletion of any personal data we have stored. However, this does not include data we are obligated to retain for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Data Transmission:

Visitor comments may undergo automated spam detection checks.