PRIVACY STATEMENT

Our website collects data and information from you using a third-party tool during your visit. Furthermore, whenever using an online form, you may be required to enter personal and professional details to include your complete name, physical home and office address, personal or work email address, among others. We also deposit cookies on your device when visiting our website.

WEBSITE USAGE

We use website tracking methods for the following reasons: maintain and improve optimum site performance; identify our website visitors to improve usability, user engagement, and customer service; customize the delivery of advertisements; and prevent site abuse. Tracking involves using trusted third-party tools, particularly Google Analytics and Google AdSense, that deposit cookies on your device.

There are two types of cookies we deposit in your device whenever you visit Iskribo or any of our pages. These are analytics cookies and advertising cookies. Analytics cookies track and record your website activity and behavior, while also collecting data and information needed to understand you as our website visitor, as well as improve further website performance and user experience. Advertising cookies also track relevant data and information to deliver targeted advertisements, while also tracking the performance of these digital advertisements.

Note that we may share aggregated data concerning website traffic and user engagement metrics to third parties, such as advertisers, analysts, and investors. Rest assured that these data will only reflect demographics such as age and gender; geographical data such as general location, including country and city, as well as language preference; general psychographics such as interests and hobbies; and technical data such as type of device used, operating system,type of browser used, and IP address.

We do not collect nor have the capability to collect specific data or information that can reveal or pinpoint your personal identity, including sensitive personal information such as name, specific address, contact information. Our tracking tools from Google Analytics and Google AdSense are bound by existing privacy and data protection laws, including U.S. laws such as Electronic Communications Privacy Act, Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act, and Computer Fraud and Abuse Act; European Union laws such as the General Data Protection Regulation; and other privacy and data protection laws and standards across different jurisdictions.

Our company follows the same laws and standards pertaining to privacy. Also, you are not required or mandated to give us sensitive personal information through browse our website and consume our contents. Our third-party tools only work by collecting data and information needed to monitor website activities and behavior, as well as user engagement.

DATA AND INFORMATION PROTECTION

We devised and implement security measures to maintain the safety and privacy of data and information obtained from our website users, particularly our readers. Information contained in messages channelled through the website, as well as the data and information of authors, contributors, and subscribers, including name and contact information, are housed in our user-restricted database. Only selected personnel with specific access clearance have access to our secured database.

For general website visitors, especially our website readers, our third-party tools, particularly Google Analytics and Google AdSense, handle the storage of data collected using deposited cookies. Remember that these providers of third-party tools are bounded by national and international laws and standards pertaining to rights to privacy and more specific data privacy and protection laws.

Users who visited Iskribo have options for deleting or disabling the cookies stored in their devices. Generally, these options are available under the settings menu of prominent web browsers such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Internet Explorer, Apple Safari, and Android Browser, among others. Deleting these cookies will simply restart your interaction with our website—particularly once you visited the website again. However, disabling cookies will prevent our thirst-party tools from depositing cookies in your device and thus, collecting specific data and information such as city, and interests and hobbies, among others.

We value our readers. It is worth mentioning that that browsing through our website involves the transmission of data and information between the user and our company, especially our third-patty server providers and third-party tools. However, transmissions are still susceptible to breaches and vulnerabilities. This is why we have employed the use of encryption technology, particularly Transport Layer Security, to secure your connections whenever you visit our website.

DATA AND INFORMATION FOR ONLINE ADVERTISING

The sustainability of Iskribo, specifically its ability to deliver free contents and other related services, depends on advertising. Our website uses ad networks and other service providers to help present ad contents targeted according to the preference of the users.

It is important to note that third advertisers and ad networks such as Google use cookies or other technologies to serve targeted ads based on your interest. Generally, whenever you visit Iskribo, these ad networks collect important but limited data and information including your IP address, Internet service provider, the browser you use to visit the website, and the operating system of your device.

Users can opt out from targeted ads. Click here to learn more. In addition, please also read our terms and conditions to familiarize yourself better with overall website usage.