Privacy Policy

The Privacy Policy was last updated on 17th January 2022

Who we are & to Whom the Policy is Applicable

Tech Trost is a news publication website that follows fair practices while delivering and receiving information. Our privacy policy is adherent to the readers of our blog. The privacy policy is applicable to all our subsidiaries who are directly linked with us.

Our Privacy Policy describes all kinds of information that we may collect while our readers visit and have an insightful time on the website. It includes, how the information is collected, where is it shared, and how you can prevent it from being collected.

We are not responsible for information collected by third-party sites that may have directly or indirectly linked us.

By visiting our site, you accept that you adhere to our privacy policy. It may include all the cookies, form fillings, and similar tools. If you don’t agree with the described practices, do not use the website.

What do we Collect?

Comments: When readers post their comments in the comment section, they may have to fill in a few details such as name, e-mail, and website details. A reader’s IP address may also get stored at times. The information and thoughts posted in the comments are visible to other visitors including the website team.

After the approval of a comment, the visitor’s Gravatar profile picture is visible to the public in the context of the comment. The Gravatar privacy policy can be read here:

Form fillings: We at Tech Trost believe in rewarding our readers, hence, giveaways may happen on the website. While filling in the details of the form, the readers have to insert a few details which may include, the name, e-mail, and they may have to follow a few guidelines. It will solely be an activity based on the reader’s personal interest and while entering the details, it will be believed that the person has already accepted the privacy policy.

Other forms including the contact us form may ask aforementioned details and they will be collected in order to revert to the visitor’s request.

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.

Cookies: While filling any details on the website 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. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, 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 sites: Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, links, 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.

Who we share your data with

If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.

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 your thoughts in the 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’s data including the name, e-mail, and any website URLs are safe with the Tech Trost team and it is not been shared with any third-party vendor. However, a few plugins and apps such as automated spam detectors, e-mail subscription apps, and others may collect your data for providing curated content.

Provisions Taken for Security

The website uses a secure network and has maintained security measures to protect your personal data. However, the internet is never a secure place as any transmission may occur unknowingly, therefore, we cannot guarantee complete security. But as said above, unquestionably we have followed varied safety measures for securing visitors’ information.