Cookies & Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is: https://jyotiarora.com. The website is owned and managed by Indian author Jyoti Arora. The purpose of the website is to showcase Jyoti’s books and carry her blog posts.

Disclaimer:

Jyoti Arora is a participant in the Amazon Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.in.”

Jyoti Arora may also use affiliate links from Flipkart or other retailers. Affiliate links don’t cost you anything extra. They earn the site owner a little bit of commission. Although we use affiliate links, our views and reviews are unbiased and correct as per our best knowledge.

Security:

We try our best to keep our website secure and free of viruses, trojans, and other malicious code. But cyberattacks on websites are too common so we cannot guarantee that the website will remain free of such malicious code at all times. Your use of this website means you understand the risk and will not this website’s owner responsible for any virus, trojan, hacking, or any such malicious code and cyberattack on your device.

Cookies:

This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

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. 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

The information you add to the Contact Forms on this site maybe stored to reply to you or to send you relevant information in future.

If you subscribe to your Newsletter, we store your email address and name to send you regular newsletters. These will also be added to the mailing service we use, such a MailChimp.

Cookies

This site may use affiliate links and promotional content from retailers such as Amazon and Flipkart. These may collect some non-identifiable data about you.

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.

If you visit our login page, we 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, we 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.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Some plugins used on this website may also use cookies and store cookies on your device.

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 tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Analytics

This site uses Google Analytics. Google Analytics stores cookies on users’ PCs to keep track of usage data. The information generated by these cookies, such as time, place and frequency of your visits to our site, including your IP address, is transmitted to Google’s location in the US and stored there. Here’s how Google uses information from sites or apps that use such Google services.

The anonymous data collected by Google Analytics helps me to better understand my readership’s demographics, location, and preferred topics on my website.I do not share this data with any third party and my usage of the data falls within the bounds of the Google Analytics Terms of Service.

Who we share your data with

If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.

If you subscribe to our newsletter, the contact details you provide will be added to the email service we use, such as MailChimp.

Some plugins may also retrieve your non-identifiable data.

We also use analytics tools and may use advertisements and promotional content served by third-party services. These may also retrieve and store your nonidentifiable data.

How long we retain your data

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

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

If you subscribe to our blog or newsletter, your data will be retained till you unsubscribe.

What rights you have over your data

If 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.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Some plugins may also retrieve your non-identifiable data.

We also use analytics tools and may use advertisements and promotional content served by third-party services. These may also retrieve and store your nonidentifiable data.

If you sign up for our mailing list, your name and email address is saved in the MailChimp from where we may send you emails.

Akismet:

Akismet collects collect information about visitors who comment on Sites that use the Akismet anti-spam service. The information collected typically includes the commenter’s IP address, user agent, referrer, and Site URL (along with other information directly provided by the commenter such as their name, username, email address, and the comment itself).

Your contact information

If you have any privacy concern about your data, you can contact at write2jyoti@jyotiarora.com

Additional information

How we protect your data

We use Wordfence to keep our website secure.

What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data

We may analyze anonymous data generated by Google’s analytics tools such as Google Analytics and Search Console. We use it to generate better ideas for our blog posts and products we feature on this website.

Industry regulatory disclosure requirements

jyotiarora.com is owned and managed by Jyoti Arora. We use affiliate links. But the views and opinions provided on this website are correct and unbiased to the best of our knowledge.