Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy for Alabama Construction News

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Data Collection and Purpose

Comments: Visitors leaving comments on the site provide information through the comments form, including their IP address and browser user agent string for effective spam detection.

Gravatar: Furthermore, we may share an anonymized string generated from your email address (hash) with the Gravatar service to verify its use. Once approved, your profile picture becomes publicly visible in the context of your comment.

Media: When uploading images to the website, please avoid embedding location data (EXIF GPS) to prevent visitors from downloading and extracting location information from the images.

Contact Forms

Cookies: Opting-in to save your name, email, and website in cookies for convenience is available when commenting. Note that these cookies last for one year. Additionally, a temporary cookie on the login page checks if your browser accepts cookies, discarding it when you close your browser.

Login: Upon login, cookies save your login information and screen display choices. Login cookies last two days, and screen options cookies last a year. Choosing "Remember Me" retains your login for two weeks, while logging out removes login cookies.

Article Editing: Editing or publishing an article generates an additional cookie with no personal data, indicating the post ID of the edited article. This cookie expires after one day.

Embedded Content

Moreover, articles may contain embedded content (videos, images, articles) that behaves like content from other websites. Such content may collect data, use cookies, embed third-party tracking, and monitor interactions as if visitors had visited the other website.


Data Sharing

Data Retention: Comments and their metadata are retained indefinitely to recognize and automatically approve follow-up comments.

User Registration: Personal information provided during user registration is stored in user profiles. Users can view, edit, or delete their information, while website administrators can also access and modify this data.

Your Rights Account holders or commenters can request an exported file of their personal data, including provided information. Requests to erase personal data can be made, excluding data required for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Data Transmission

It's important to note that automated spam detection services may process visitor comments.

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