Privacy Policy

Updated Jan 5, 2020. This Privacy Policy governs the manner in which Windowslay.net collects, uses, maintains and discloses information collected from visitors of this website.

Who we are

Our website address is: https://windowslay.com. We publish content to help people install and troubleshoot Microsoft Windows OS. In order to keep the website free for everyone, we show ads to our users.

What Personal Data We Collect and Why

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. This information is also provided to the service Akismet to check if it’s legitimate or SPAM.

Contact form

When visitors contact us via this site we collect the data entered into the contact form and the visitor’s IP address to contact them back.

Cookies

Our website uses “cookies” to enhance the user experience. Users may choose to disable cookies in their browser however by doing this you will no longer be able to use most websites. We suggest consulting the Help section of your browser or taking a look at this website for guidance.

Like almost all sites on the internet, we use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our site. It allows us to operate the site and keep it free for anyone. These third-party companies may use “non personally identifiable information” about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. They DO NOT track personal information about you, such as your name, email address, physical address or telephone number.

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.

Analytics and Advertising

Windowslay uses Google Services for Analytics and Advertising purposes. If you decide to visit our website, please review the Google Privacy and Terms page to fully understand how Google uses information from sites like Windowslay to provide its various services. This page will also explain how to update your Google account to control how your data is stored on Google Services, how to export it as well as how to delete it.

You may opt out of the use of cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy at http://www.google.com/policies/technologies/ads/. Reading this page you automatically agree with these cookies.

Who We Share Your Data With

We DO NOT sell, trade, or rent users personal identification information to others. We may share generic information not linked to any personal identification information with third party service providers to help us operate our business and the website or administer activities on our behalf, such as sending out newsletters or surveys. We may share your information with these third parties for those limited purposes provided that you have given us your permission.

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. Same is with contact forms.

How we protect your data

We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on our Site.

Our Site is in compliance with PCI vulnerability standards in order to create as secure of an environment as possible for Users.

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 called Akismet. This is a standard service used by almost all websites on the internet. Its privacy policy can be found here.

How to Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, please use our contact us page.

Use of This Website

Our site, Windowslay.com is free to browse and enjoy. If you are not in agreement with the information we collect and store per the details on this page, please delete all cookies in your browser and discontinue visiting our site. Your continued use of this website will be deemed your acceptance of these polices.