Privacy Policy

Who we are

We are ImproveYourArchery.com a website that is focussed on providing archers with information to improve your archery. For a less formal introduction visit the about page.

Our website address is https://improveyourarchery.com.

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.

Cookies

Comments and WordPress related

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.

At any time you can remove cookies from your computer, this article explains how.

Analytics

Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics in order to track the usage data on our website. Google Analytics uses the following cookies:

Cookie name

Expiration time

Purpose

_ga

2 years

Used to distinguish users.

_gid

24 hours

Used to distinguish users

_gat

1 minute

Used to throttle request rate.

Hotjar

We use Hotjar to track usage and click data. Hotjar uses the following cookies:

Name

Duration

Purpose

_hjid

365 days

Distinguish different users.

_hjRecordingLastActivity

One session

Records the last activity of website users.

Advertising

Google ads

We lease out part of our website to Google ads. Google ads may place cookies in order to track views and clicks on the ads. For more information visit: https://policies.google.com/technologies/ads

Amazon associates

We partake in the Amazon Associates program. This means that we receive a commission for qualifying sales after clicking links to Amazon on this website. Amazon.com may place cookies in order to track user data and clicks. For more information visit: https://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html

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

Who we share your data with

Anonymized data might be shared with any of the third parties above. All personal data, including names, email addresses, postal addresses, and others will not be shared with third parties.

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.

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. We will also send anonymized data to Google Analytics and Hotjar.

Contact information

If you wish to receive more information about your data, or if you want to request data removal please use the email address down below:

[email protected]

Postal address (not a visitation address):

Buitenplaats 140, Lelystad, The Netherlands

Additional information

How we protect your data

Any personal data you send will be stored on a secure server at a server at Neostrada (a Dutch hosting company). We have brute force login protection for all our accounts to make sure that only the admins of this site can see your data. Our SSL certificate make sure that all data you send will be encrypted and can’t be seen by any third parties.

What data breach procedures we have in place

In the unlikely event that we have a data breach, we will contact you as soon as possible with the information you provided to inform you about the breach and help you protect your data. Our admins will temporarily disable the website or parts of the website until we found and solved the issue.