Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is https://www.whatshotbali.com, which is also known as the What’s Hot Bali site.

Comments

Upon submitting comments on the website, the information entered into the comment form, along with the visitor’s browser user agent string and IP address, is gathered. This data is utilized to aid in the identification and prevention of spam.

A hashed and anonymized string, generated from your email address, might be furnished to the Gravatar service for verification of its usage. For insights into the privacy practices of the Gravatar service, you can refer to their privacy policy at: https://automattic.com/privacy/. Following the authorization of your comment, your profile picture becomes visible to the general public within the scope of your comment.

Media

When adding images to the website, kindly refrain from including pictures with embedded location details (EXIF GPS). It’s important to note that individuals visiting the site have the capability to download and extract location information from the images featured on the platform.

Cookies

Should you decide to leave a comment on our website, there’s an option to allow us to store your name, email address, and website using cookies. This feature aims to enhance your experience by eliminating the need to re-enter these details each time you wish to leave a new comment. These particular cookies will remain active for a duration of one year.

Upon visiting our login page, a temporary cookie will be established to assess your browser’s compatibility with cookies. It’s important to note that this cookie doesn’t gather any personally identifiable data and will be discarded as soon as you close your browser.

Upon successful login, we’ll create several cookies to retain your login credentials and your preferences for screen displays. The login cookies remain effective for a span of two days, while the screen options cookies have a lifespan of one year. Opting for the “Remember Me” feature will maintain your login status for a period of two weeks. Once you choose to log out of your account, the login cookies will be automatically deleted.

For those who engage in the editing or publication of an article, an extra cookie will be stored in your browser. This particular cookie doesn’t contain any personal information; its sole purpose is to indicate the post ID of the article you recently edited. Its validity lasts for 24 hours, after which it expires.

Embedded content from other websites

The content presented within our articles may encompass various embedded elements, such as videos, visuals, textual pieces, and more. When content from external sources is embedded in our articles, it functions equivalently to your direct visitation of those external websites.

It’s important to note that these external websites might gather information pertaining to you. They could employ cookies, integrate supplementary third-party tracking mechanisms, and oversee how you interact with the incorporated content. This extends to monitoring your engagement with the embedded materials, especially if you possess an account and are currently logged into the respective external platform.

Who do we share your data with

In the event that you initiate a password reset, the reset email will incorporate your IP address for verification purposes.

How long we retain your data

Should you choose to leave a comment, please be aware that both the comment itself and its accompanying metadata will be securely stored for an indefinite period. This approach is designed to facilitate the automatic recognition and approval of subsequent comments, eliminating the need to subject them to a moderation queue.

In cases where users opt to register on our platform (should there be any), the personal details furnished within their user profile will likewise be safely stored. It’s important to note that all users possess the capability to view, modify, or remove their personal information whenever they deem fit. However, kindly note that altering the username is not within the scope of user control. Furthermore, the information provided can be accessed and adjusted by website administrators to ensure accuracy and relevance.

What rights you have over your data

Should you possess an active account on our platform or have engaged in commenting, a provision exists for you to solicit an exported document encompassing the personal information we possess concerning your identity. This encompasses all the data you have willingly furnished to us. Additionally, the option to petition the removal of your personal data from our records is at your disposal. It’s essential to note that this procedure will not cover information that is mandatory for us to retain due to administrative, legal, or security obligations.

Where your data is sent

User feedback could undergo examination using an automated system designed to detect spam.