Who we are
Our website address is: https://www.lincsconnect.co.uk. LincsConnect is a local Lincolnshire community site run by Martin Thomas
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
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.
Images on the website do not carry embedded location data (EXIF GPS) but some images may carry your web/emai/social media address for viewing and contact purposes by blog readers.
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.
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.
Who we share your data with
There are no pans to use or share data at this time. The website may evolve with could lead to changes in policy. If this happens this paragraph will be amended accordingly.
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. At present there are no plans to keep or use personal data.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments will be checked through an automated spam detection service.
Your contact information
If you wish to make contact please do so through the Contact Us page
How we protect your data
Any data is stored on on the website hosted by Fasthosts. The security of all data is administered through Fasthosts. SSL certificates and VPN are used for your protection.
What data breach procedures we have in place
Data is protected by passwords and is backed up regularly to external drive and iCloud
What third parties we receive data from
Spam filters are filtered by Wordfence Security
What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data