Who we are
Our website address is: https://alexkunztaipei.com
You can contact us via email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Your privacy is very important to us. At Alex Kunz Taipei we have a few fundamental principles that we follow:
- We don’t ask you for personal information unless we truly need it.
- We don’t share your personal information with anyone except to comply with the law, develop our products, or protect our rights.
- We don’t store personal information on our servers unless required for the on-going operation of our site. It is Alex Kunz Taipei’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our website.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
Like most website operators, Alex Kunz Taipei collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Alex Kunz Taipei’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Alex Kunz Taipei’s visitors use its website. From time to time, Alex Kunz Taipei may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
Alex Kunz Taipei also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on our blog. Alex Kunz Taipei only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that blog commenter IP addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog where the comment was left.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to Alex Kunz Taipei’s website choose to interact with Alex Kunz Taipei in ways that require Alex Kunz Taipei to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Alex Kunz Taipei gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who comment on our blog to provide a username and email address. Those who wish to receive updates via email, we collect their emails. In each case, Alex Kunz Taipei collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Alex Kunz Taipei. Alex Kunz Taipei does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.
Alex Kunz Taipei may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. For instance, Alex Kunz Taipei may monitor the most popular pages on the blog or website or use spam screened by the Akismet service to help identify spam. Alex Kunz Taipei does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
Alex Kunz Taipei discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Alex Kunz Taipei’s behalf or to provide services available at Alex Kunz Taipei’s websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using Alex Kunz Taipei’s websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Alex Kunz Taipei will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, Alex Kunz Taipei discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Alex Kunz Taipei believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Alex Kunz Taipei, third parties or the public at large. Alex Kunz Taipei takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
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.
Comments and other content submitted to Akismet anti-spam service are not saved on our servers unless they were marked as false positives, in which case we store them long enough to use them to improve the service to avoid future false positives.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
Third party applications
The website alexkunztaipei.com uses third party applications to offer services for the user, as well as to improve the user experience. These are following services:
This site utilizes caching in order to facilitate a faster response time and better user experience. Caching potentially stores a duplicate copy of every web page that is on display on this site. All cache files are temporary, and are never accessed by any third party, except as necessary to obtain technical support from the cache plugin vendor. Cache files expire on a schedule set by the site administrator, but may easily be purged by the admin before their natural expiration, if necessary. We may use QUIC.cloud services to process & cache your data temporarily.Please see https://quic.cloud/privacy-policy/ for more details.
We collect information about visitors who comment on Sites that use our Akismet anti-spam service. The information we collect depends on how the User sets up Akismet for the Site, but 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).
Newsletter – The Newsletter Plugin
To subscribe to our newsletter we only ask for a valid email address. Newsletter stores all the subscribers’ data (email address and IP address) inside the WordPress blog database, and does not transfer any data to any services of our company.
No identifiable information is otherwise tracked outside this website except for the email address.
The Newsletter plugin may set a single technical cookie named “newsletter” which is used to show the right messages to the subscribers or to unlock content for subscribers when using the Content Lock addon.
Collected data will be stored until the user actively unsubscribes, or if provided email addresses are not confirmed, or if we detect no activity for a time period of 6 months.
Google Font API
The Google Fonts API is designed to limit the collection, storage, and use of end-user data to only what is needed to serve fonts efficiently. The use of the Google Fonts API is unauthenticated and the Google Fonts API does not set or log cookies. Requests to the Google Fonts API are made to resource-specific domains, such as fonts.googleapis.com or fonts.gstatic.com. Font requests are separate from and don’t contain any credentials sent to google.com while using other Google services that are authenticated, such as Gmail.
The Google Fonts API logs the details of the HTTP request, which includes the timestamp, requested URL, and all HTTP headers (including referrer and user agent string) provided in connection with the use of our CSS API.
IP addresses are not logged.
Last update: 03. January 2023