Who we are
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
If you have signed up to our newsletter, we collect and store your email address for the sole purpose of being allowed to email you any articles that get posted on our website. We do not share this email address with any other third-party and CarPlayLife.com will not contact you for any other reason unless we strictly believe it is of interest to you.
If you wish to unsubscribe from our mailing list, you can follow the unsubscribe link at the bottom of the latest newsletter from us in your email inbox, or enter your email address in the required field of the wordpress unsubscribe page and follow the procedure in the following email that is sent to you.
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.
If you upload images to the website or share any images with us vis social media for the inclusion on this 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.
We use a contact form to enable you to send any email enquiries to our own personal email inbox. Emails are not stored on the website, instead they are directly forwarded to our own personal inbox where it is stored indefinitely and it maybe used for the act of replying back to you, or else deleted entirely. We do not share it with any third-party or use it for third-party marketing purposes.
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 have an account and you log in to this site, 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.
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.
Your anonymous data maybe use for monitoring general site performance. It may also be used to monitor user behaviour to allow us to improve your own experience and enhance our own revenue earning potential, through key advertisement placements of on high traffic areas of the website.
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).
Google Adsense & Analytics
Google will use your personal data when you give consent on our site. This is includes the URL of the page’s you’re visiting and you’re IP address. Google uses the information to deliver their services, maintain and improve them, develop new services, measure the effectiveness of advertising, protect against fraud and abuse and personalise content and ads that you see on Google and on our partners’ sites and apps. We encourage you to check the following page in reference to Google’s Privacy & Terms.
Who we share your data with
We do not share you data with any one else. Your anonymous data maybe use for general site performance and traffic behaviour to allow us to improve your experience and our own revenue earning potential. Any emails we hold are stored for the sole purpose of our mailing list service and we will not contact you for anything else unless we strictly believe is important to you.
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise 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.
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.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.