Privacy policy

This page informs you of policies regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of personal data when you use my blog, Ossicones and Oxygen, at ossicones-and-oxygen.blogspot.com ("the blog") and the choices you have associated with that data.

Your data is used to provide and improve the blog. By using the blog, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.

Several different types of information is collected for various purposes to provide and improve the blog, as explained further below.  If you have any questions, please contact ossiconesoxygen [at] gmail [dot] com.

Types of Data Collected

Personal Data:
You may be asked to provide certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you ("Personal Data"). Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:
  • Email address
  • First name and last name
  • Cookies and Usage Data
Usage Data:
The blog may also collect information about how the Service is accessed and used ("Usage Data"). This Usage Data may include information such as your browser type, browser version, the pages of the blog that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other diagnostic data.

Tracking & Cookies Data:
The blog uses cookies and similar tracking technologies to track activity on the blog and hold certain information.  Cookies are files with small amount of data which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your device. Tracking technologies also used are beacons, tags, and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyse the blog.  You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of the Service.

Use of Data

Ossicones and Oxygen uses the collected data for various purposes including:
  • To provide and maintain the blog
  • To notify you about changes to the blog e.g. new posts
  • To allow you to participate in interactive features of the blog when you choose to do so e.g. leaving comments
  • To provide analysis or valuable information so that the blog can be improved
  • To monitor the usage of the blog
  • To detect, prevent and address technical issues
  • To provide advertising for third parties via Media.net
Transfer Of Data

Your information, including Personal Data, may be transferred to, and maintained on, computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from your jurisdiction.  If you are located outside United Kingdom and choose to provide information, please note that we transfer the data, including Personal Data, to the United Kingdom and process it there. Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by your submission of such information represents your agreement to that transfer. Ossicones and Oxygen will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Disclosure Of Data

Ossicones and Oxygen may disclose your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:
  • To comply with a legal obligation
  • To protect and defend the rights or property of Ossicones and Oxygen
  • To prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the blog
  • To protect the personal safety of users of the blog or the public
  • To protect against legal liability
Security Of Data

Remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While the blog strives to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Data, its absolute security cannot be guaranteed.

Service Providers

The blog employs third party companies to facilitate the blog ("Service Providers"), to provide Internet access to the blog, to perform blog-related services e.g. email subscription updates and to assist us in analysing how the blog is used.  These third parties have access to your Personal Data only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.

Links To Other Sites
The blog may contain links to other sites that are not operated by Ossicones and Oxygen. If you click on a third party link, you will be directed to that third party's site. You are advised to review the Privacy Policy of every site you visit.  The blog has no control over and assumes no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.

Children's Privacy
The blog does not address anyone under the age of 18 ("Children").  We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 18. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your Children has provided us with Personal Data, please contact us. If we become aware that we have collected Personal Data from children without verification of parental consent, we will take steps to remove that information.

Changes To This Privacy Policy
This Privacy Policy may be updated from time to time, and updates will be notified by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page. You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.

Date of last update: 13 April 2020

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