Before or at the time of collecting personal information, we will identify the purposes for which information is being collected.
We will collect and use of personal information solely with the objective of fulfilling those purposes specified by us and for other compatible purposes, unless we obtain the consent of the individual concerned or as required by law.
We will only retain personal information as long as necessary for the fulfillment of those purposes.
We will collect personal information by lawful and fair means and, where appropriate, with the knowledge or consent of the individual concerned.
Personal data should be relevant to the purposes for which it is to be used, and, to the extent necessary for those purposes, should be accurate, complete, and up-to-date.
We will protect personal information by reasonable security safeguards against loss or theft, as well as unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use or modification.
We will make readily available to customers information about our policies and practices relating to the management of personal information.
We are committed to conducting our business in accordance with these principles in order to ensure that the confidentiality of personal information is protected and maintained.
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, 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 keep contact form submissions for a 14 day period after a contact form message has been generated by a visitor for customer service purposes, but we do not use the information submitted through them for 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.
We use Google analytics to track visitors of Worklizard.com in an effort to further learn how to improve the website and gather more focused content.
Who we share your data with
To further improve the service of Worklizard.com, we’ve inserted some third-party services to enhance both content and security of Worklizard. Although we try our best not to share your data with anyone, the following services might store your visits and/or data:
How long we retain your data
We will only keep your Personal Data for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements. In some circumstances you can ask us to delete your data.
General Retention Periods
Subject to exceptions as required or permitted by applicable law, we retain Personal Data that is necessary for your use of the Platform as long as you are a user of the Platform. Given the nature of our services and tax-related matters, we retain certain Financial Data and related information for as long as required by law.
Meta data on the Platform which is needed for the purposes of IT security and maintaining the Platform in general, can be retained for the prevention of fraud and abuse, and therefore will be retained for such purpose, generally for a period of up to three years. This includes (for instance) IP address.
There are exceptions from static retention periods that have to be taken into consideration. For instance, we cannot delete Personal Data when there are legal obligations to retain the Personal Data (e.g. arising from tax or commercial law). This is particularly true of data Financial Data and payment information.
Additionally, we cannot delete Personal Data when it is needed for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims (“litigation hold”). In this case, the Personal Data can be retained as long as needed for exercising respective potential legal claims.
Time frame of deletion
If Personal Data can no longer be retained it will be erased without undue delay, generally within one month, unless exceptions apply.
In some instances, we may choose to anonymize your Personal Data instead of deleting it, for statistical use, for instance. When we choose to anonymize, we make sure that there is no way that the Personal Data can be linked back to you or any specific user.
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.
Do you have any concerns regarding your privacy, would you like help erasing your account or export your personal data, or do you have any legal concerns on Worklizard.com? Drop us a line through our contact form on our contact page.
How we protect your data
We’ve taken extensive methods in use to safeguard your personal data and experience on Worklizard.com. We use SSL encryption (HTTPS), Firewalls, Scans, community flagging methods.
We have implemented a number of security measures designed to protect your Personal Data from being accidentally lost, used or accessed in an unauthorized way, altered or disclosed. For instance, we use firewalls, password protection, secure socket layer, encryption, and other security measures to help prevent unauthorized access to your personal data.
In addition, we limit access to your Personal Data to our employees, agents, contractors and other third parties who have a business need to know. They will only process your Personal Data on our instructions and they are subject to a duty of confidentiality.
We have implemented procedures to handle any suspected Personal Data breach (or unauthorized access) and will notify you and any applicable regulator of a breach as legally required.
What data breach procedures we have in place
In the unfortunate incident Worklizard.com’s servers or website should be data breached, we have a multitude of reporting systems and contact mechanisms ready to be used. Besides homepage encryption, the use of third-party services such as Cloudflare and Wordfence are deployed to have a 24/7 monitoring system is in place to ensure safety.