Privacy Policy

Evlear Magazine Privacy Policy

PII (Personally identifiable information), as used in US privacy law and information security, is information that can be used on its own or with other information to identify, contact, or locate a single person, or to identify an individual in context. Please read our privacy policy carefully to get a clear understanding of how we collect, use, protect, or otherwise handle your Personally Identifiable Information in accordance with our website.

What personal information do we collect from the people that visit our blog, website, or app?
When contacting us on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your name, email address, or other details to help you with your experience.

When do we collect information?
We collect information from you when you fill out a form or enter information on our site, such as when you become a member/user of the site. That information can also be removed by you, the user, without our involvement. you have 100% control over the data you enter and remove.

How do we use your information?
We may use the information we collect from you when you register as a user, make a purchase via our shop, surf the website, or use certain other site features in the following ways: To allow us to better service you in responding to your customer service requests.

How do we protect visitor information?
We use vulnerability scanning and/or scanning to various standards including PCI standards. We use regular Malware Scanning which is provided by Google.

Can I remove/delete my user account?
Yes, each user that has created an account with Evlear Magazine has the option to permanently terminate the account at any time using the link, Delete Account, under the Settings menu, when logged in. This will remove all the data you have entered into your account. Once the link has been clicked and the account is removed there is no possible way to retrieve the data, it is permanently deleted.

Do we use an SSL certificate?
Yes. We only provide articles and information, and we never ask for personal or private information like credit card numbers or address information. The reason we do use an SSL certificate is that we want to add an additional layer of security for our visitors.

Do we use cookies?
Yes. When you submit data through a form such as those found on contact pages or comment forms cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence. This is part of the "session" cookie which is set when you entered the site. A "session" cookie is also called a transient cookie, a cookie that is erased when you close the Web browser. The session cookie is stored in temporary memory and is not retained after the browser is closed. Session cookies do not collect information from your computer. They typically will store information in the form of a session identification that does NOT personally identify you.

We use cookies to
- Understand and save users' preferences for future visits.
- Compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interactions in order to offer better site experiences and tools in the future.
- We may also use trusted third-party services that track this information on our behalf.

You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser settings. Each browser is a little different, so look at your browser's Help menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.

If you disable cookies, some features might be disabled. It won't affect the overall users' experience, but our website is built to function properly with or without cookies turned on or off.

Third-Party Disclosure
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to any outside parties your personally identifiable information.

Third-party links
We do not actively include or offer third-party products or services on our website. These are clearly marked and highlighted if that is to be the case. We do, however, link externally to Festival websites in the Festivals section of the website.

Google Adsense
Google's advertising requirements can be summed up by Google's Advertising Principles. They are put in place to provide a positive experience for users. The website does not contain personalized ads, as we have not enabled this option in Google Adsense.

Travelpayout's advertising requirements can be summed up by Travelpayouts. They are put in place to provide a positive experience for users. Via Travelpayouts we use primarily only image banner ads.

California Online Privacy Protection Act
CalOPPA is the first state law in the nation to require commercial websites and online services to post a privacy policy. The law's reach stretches well beyond California to require a person or company in the United States (and conceivably the world) that operates websites collecting personally identifiable information from California consumers to post a conspicuous privacy policy on its website stating exactly the information being collected and those individuals with whom it is being shared, and to comply with this policy.

According to CalOPPA, we agree to the following: Users can visit our site anonymously
Users will be notified of any privacy policy changes: On our Privacy Policy Page
Users are able to change their personal information: By logging in to their account

Evlear Magazine has under the California Online Privacy Protection Act restricted data processing in accordance with available options on Google Adsense.

How does our site handle do not track signals?
We honor do not track signals and do not track plant cookies, or use advertising when a Do Not Track (DNT) browser mechanism is in place. Our website only set PHP session and CSRF cookies, never any tracking cookies.

Does our site allow third-party behavioral tracking?
It's also important to note that we do not allow third-party behavioral tracking unless set by advertisers such as Google.

COPPA (Children Online Privacy Protection Act)
When it comes to the collection of personal information from children under 13 years old, the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) puts parents in control. The Federal Trade Commission, the nation's consumer protection agency, enforces the COPPA Rule, which spells out what operators of websites and online services must do to protect children's privacy and safety online.

Evlear Magazine does not specifically market to children under the age of 18 years old. Evlear Magazine is an adult website in the sense that our content is created for people between the legal age of 18 - 65 years.

Fair Information Practices
The Fair Information Practices Principles form the backbone of privacy law in the United States and the concepts they include have played a significant role in the development of data protection laws around the globe. Understanding the Fair Information Practice Principles and how they should be implemented is critical to comply with the various privacy laws that protect personal information.

In order to be in line with Fair Information Practices we will take the following responsive action, should a data breach occur: Within 1 business day
We will notify the users via in-site notification: Within 1 business day

We also agree with the individual redress principle, which requires that individuals have a right to pursue legally enforceable rights against data collectors and processors who fail to adhere to the law. This principle requires not only that individuals have enforceable rights against data users, but also that individuals have recourse to courts or a government agency to investigate and/or prosecute non-compliance by data processors.

The CAN-SPAM Act is a law that sets the rules for commercial email, establishes requirements for commercial messages, gives recipients the right to have emails stopped from being sent to them, and spells out tough penalties for violations.

We only collect your email address when you: Send us a message via our Contact Form or if you sign up for our newsletter
To be in accordance with CANSPAM we agree to the following: Never send you any unsolicited email. We only send you an email in reply to the one you've sent us, via our Contact Form.

If at any time you would like to have your email correspondence removed, you can and we will promptly remove ALL correspondence.

Contacting Us
If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy you may contact us using our Contact Form (Since September 2022 we do not offer a public contact form).

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