Privacy Policy

Who we are

The website address is: https://ebm-nd.org.

What personal data this site collects and why it collects it

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site, it collects 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. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

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.

Contact forms

Cookies

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.

At this time, this site does not allow visitors to register.

If you visit our login page, it 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, the site 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.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, 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.

Analytics

Who this site shares your data with

Data is collected through Google Analytics, set to anonymize the last IP. This is not shared with anyone else and at this time this site does not use it to serve ads. Server logs and security programs collect full IP data, for the purposes of securing the site and ensuring integrity of operations. This is deleted after 6 months.

How long this site retains your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so the site can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

Analytics data is retained for up to 26 months.

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 this holds about you, including any data you have provided to the site. You can also request that the site erase any personal data it holds about you. This does not include any data the site is obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where the site sends your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service. IPs may be checked through WhoIS and security services.

Your contact information

At this time the site does not allow user registration and thus this is not applicable.

Additional information

How this site protects your data

This site is secured using various measures appropriate to WordPress.

What data breach procedures this site have in place

At this time the site does not collect personal data upon visitors. If at a future time this changes, jpon discovery of a breach the site will notify affected individuals in accordance with applicable law(s). In practice, this will be within 60 days of the breach.

What third parties the site receives data from

None

What automated decision making and/or profiling the site does with user data

None.