At 2olly.com, the privacy of our visitors is of extreme importance to us. This privacy policy document outlines the types of personal information is received and collected by 2olly.com and how it is used.

Log Files

Like many other Web sites, 2olly.com makes use of log files. The information inside the log files includes internet protocol ( IP ) addresses, type of browser, Internet Service Provider ( ISP ), date/time stamp, referring/exit pages, and number of clicks to analyze trends, administer the site, track user’s movement around the site, and gather demographic information. IP addresses, and other such information are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable.

Cookies & Data

We use cookies on 2olly.com. A cookie is a piece of data stored on a site visitor’s hard drive to help us improve your access to our site and identify repeat visitors to our site. Cookies may also enable us to track and target user interests to improve experience on our website in the future.

  • We don’t collect personal information unless it is needed (ex, newsletter)
  • We don’t share your personal information except to comply with the law
  • We don’t store your personal information on our servers unless it’s required to operate one of our website services (ex, comments)

Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information about you. Any personal information is only collected when you voluntarily provide it, such as providing your email address to subscribe to a newsletter.

The following is a list of possible cookies and data collected when using 2olly.com. Please refer to each service’s privacy policy for more information on the exact types of data collected:

Third parties

Some third parties such as Google, Facebook and Twitter can use cookies to identify the user and customize the experience (such as ads) based on their preferences on the sites of those parties.

You can opt out of the use of cookies to determine your identity and personalize the ads provided by Google as per your preferences by visiting the following Google ads site http://www.google.com/privacy_ads.html

Third parties automatically take your internet address (IP) when visiting our website. Other technologies such as cookies can also be used by third parties to know how you use the site and your preferences, and to measure the effectiveness of their ads or customize those ads to suit your interests.

The Arab Portal for Technical News has no access or control over the cookies that these third parties use.

For more information on third party practices and instructions on how to disable data use by them, you should consult the interested party’s privacy policy. The privacy policy of the Arab Portal for Technical News does not apply to any of the third parties, and we cannot control or control the activities of those parties with the information they collect about you.

If you wish to disable cookies, you may do so through your browser options. For more detailed information on managing cookies in your browser, see the browser’s website.

Newsletter

2olly.com does maintain a newsletter which visitors may signup for voluntarily using the subscription form in out footer and at the end of blog posts. To subscribe you must provide your email address via the MailChimp subscription form and confirm subscription using the double-optin form. 2olly.com does not share this information.

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. An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. Please see the Gravatar service privacy policy for more information. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

We use Akismet on 2olly.com to help prevent spam. Any comments submitted through this service are not saved on our servers unless they were marked as false positives, in which case we store them long enough to use them to improve the service to avoid future false positives. Click here to learn how your comment data is processed by the Akismet service.

Protection of Information

2olly.com takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration, or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.

Your Data Rights

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.

Privacy Policy Changes

2olly.com reserves the right to change this policy at any time. We encourage visitors to check this page for Privacy Policy updates regularly. Continued use of this website after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.

If you require any more information or have any questions about our privacy policy, please feel free to contact us at info[at]2olly(dot)com.