PRIVACY, COOKIES, DISCLOSURE, LICENSE & ATTRIBUTION

PRIVACY POLICY

The privacy of this website www.paulhafalla.com visitors is extremely important. Outlined in this Privacy Policy is the type, the collection and use of personal information. I will not share your email address or personal information to anyone without your prior consent.


Log Files

This website www.paulhafalla.com uses log files in order to learn from where, when, and how often traffic flows into it. It includes exit and referring pages, internet protocol address (IP address), time stamp and date, types of browser, number of clicks, and internet service provider (ISP). Personal identifications do not linked to this information.


COOKIE POLICY

What Are Cookies

As is common practice with almost all professional websites this site uses cookies, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience. This page describes what information they gather, how I use it and why I sometimes need to store these cookies. I will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored however this may downgrade or 'break' certain elements of the sites functionality.

For more general information on cookies see the Wikipedia article on HTTP Cookies...

How I Use Cookies

I use cookies for a variety of reasons detailed below. Unfortunately, in most cases, there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to this site. It is recommended that you leave on all cookies if you are not sure whether you need them or not in case they are used to provide a service that you use.

Disabling Cookies

You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of the this site. Therefore it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.

The Cookies I Set

If you create an account with us then I will use cookies for the management of the signup process and general administration. These cookies will usually be deleted when you log out; however, in some cases they may remain afterwards to remember your site preferences when logged out.

I use cookies when you are logged in so that I can remember this fact. This prevents you from having to log in every single time you visit a new page. These cookies are typically removed or cleared when you log out to ensure that you can only access restricted features and areas when logged in.

This site offers newsletter or email subscription services and cookies may be used to remember if you are already registered and whether to show certain notifications which might only be valid to subscribed/unsubscribed users.

This site offers e-commerce or payment facilities and some cookies are essential to ensure that your order is remembered between pages so that I can process it properly.

From time to time I offer user surveys and questionnaires to provide you with interesting insights, helpful tools, or to understand our user base more accurately. These surveys may use cookies to remember who has already taken part in a survey or to provide you with accurate results after you change pages.

When you submit data to through a form such as those found on contact pages or comment forms cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence.

In order to provide you with a great experience on this site I provide the functionality to set your preferences for how this site runs when you use it. In order to remember your preferences I need to set cookies so that this information can be called whenever you interact with a page is affected by your preferences.

Third Party Cookies

In some special cases I also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. The following section details which third party cookies you might encounter through this site.

This site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solution on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that I can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so I can continue to produce engaging content.

For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page.

Third party analytics are used to track and measure usage of this site so that I can continue to produce engaging content. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site or pages you visit which helps us to understand how I can improve the site for you.

From time to time I test new features and make subtle changes to the way that the site is delivered. When I am still testing new features these cookies may be used to ensure that you receive a consistent experience whilst on the site whilst ensuring I understand which optimisations our users appreciate the most.

As I sell products it's important for us to understand statistics about how many of the visitors to our site actually make a purchase and as such this is the kind of data that these cookies will track. This is important to you as it means that I can accurately make business predictions that allow us to monitor our advertising and product costs to ensure the best possible price.

Google

The Google AdSense service I use to serve advertising uses a DoubleClick cookie to serve more relevant ads across the web and limit the number of times that a given ad is shown to you.

For more information on Google AdSense see the official Google AdSense privacy FAQ.

Amazon

Please read Amazon’s Privacy Policy. When you buy a product after clicking an ad banner or link that takes you to the site of one of their merchants, Amazon a third-party affiliate marketing network helps ensure that I will get a commission.

I use adverts to offset the costs of running this site and provide funding for further development. The behavioural advertising cookies used by this site are designed to ensure that I provide you with the most relevant adverts where possible by anonymously tracking your interests and presenting similar things that may be of interest.

In some cases I may provide you with custom content based on what you tell us about yourself either directly or indirectly by linking a social media account. These types of cookies simply allow us to provide you with content that I feel may be of interest to you.

Several partners advertise on our behalf and affiliate tracking cookies simply allow us to see if our customers have come to the site through one of our partner sites so that I can credit them appropriately and where applicable allow our affiliate partners to provide any bonus that they may provide you for making a purchase.

I also use social media buttons and/or plugins on this site that allow you to connect with your social network in various ways. For these to work the following social media sites including; Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, Instagram, Behance, and ShareThis.com social share buttons will set cookies through our site which may be used to enhance your profile on their site or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies.

More Information

Hopefully that has clarified things for you and as was previously mentioned if there is something that you aren't sure whether you need or not it's usually safer to leave cookies enabled in case it does interact with one of the features you use on our site. However, if you are still looking for more information then you can contact us through one of our preferred contact methods.

Email: info@paulhafalla.com

Phone: +639996997250

DISCLOSURE

On this website www.paulhafalla.com, I make money through affiliate advertising. When you buy a product, you help support my website. When you click an ad banner or affiliate link, I’ll get a percentage of that sale. Currently Google Adsense, Amazon and some affiliates are what I’m affiliated for.

My Disclosure Policy as well as this website is a work in progress. As the revenue streams evolve, so will this page.

LICENSE

Unless otherwise noted, the license of this website original content (i.e. code, photographs, texts, blogs, articles, forms, etc.) is Creative Commons Attribution – NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Uported License. You are free to share, alter, distribute, transmit, transform and build on my work as long as you don’t use it for commercial purposes $.

ATTRIBUTION

You are not allowed to steal or pass my work as your own. If you don’t want to show credits, it would be fine. If you’re inclined to show credits, do link back to the source attributed to my website Paul Hafalla.

Acceptance of these policies constitute use of this website at all or any forms. It’s recommended to revisit it regularly because this policies are revised and reviewed at any time.

Updated: Nov 26, 2017