Privacy Policy

Effective date: October 10, 2023

Welcome to IQBAL HASAN BLOG, where Tech Dreams – We Make Them Real. This Privacy Policy how we value your privacy and are committed to protecting your personal information. And how we collect, use, and safeguard your data when you visit our website (“the Site”) and interact with our community.

By accessing or using the Site, you agree to the terms and practices described in this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree with our policies and practices, please do not use our Site.

Information We Collect

Personal Information

When you visit our Site and engage in certain activities, such as leaving comments or creating an account, we may collect personal information that you voluntarily provide. This information may include:

  • Your name
  • Your email address
  • Your website URL

User-Generated Content

We encourage users to contribute to our community by sharing their knowledge through blog posts and banners. Any content you create and share on our Site may also be collected and stored, including the information you provide in your posts.

User-Provided Photos and Social Links

In addition to the personal information mentioned earlier, we may also collect and store the following user-provided data:

User Photos

Users have the option to upload profile photos or images when creating an account or contributing to our community. These photos may be displayed alongside user-generated content, such as comments or blog posts.

Social Links

Users can optionally provide links to their social media profiles, such as Twitter, LinkedIn, or GitHub, when creating an account or sharing content on our Site. These links may be displayed on their user profiles or alongside their contributions.

How We Use Your Information

We use the information we collect for the following purposes:

  1. User Engagement: To allow users to leave comments on our posts and interact with our community.

  2. Account Management: To manage user accounts and enable users to share their knowledge through blog posts and banners.

  3. Publication: To publish user-created content on our Site, subject to our content guidelines.

  4. User Identification: User photos help identify users within our community, making interactions more personal and engaging.

  5. Profile Customization: User profiles may display uploaded photos and social links to provide additional context about users within our community.

  6. Community Engagement: Social links enable users to connect with each other outside of our platform and foster a sense of community.

  7. Comments: When visitors leave comments on the site, we collect the data shown in the comments form, 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: Gravatar Privacy Policy. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Please note that users are responsible for the content they choose to associate with their profiles and the accuracy of the social links they provide.

User Guidelines and Community Standards

IQBAL HASAN BLOG maintains community standards to ensure a safe and respectful environment for all users. We reserve the right to suspend or terminate user accounts without notice for any of the following reasons:

  1. Inappropriate Content: Any content containing foul language, explicit material, or adult content is strictly prohibited.

  2. Political or Violent Content: Users must refrain from sharing political, violent, or terroristic propaganda.

  3. Spamming: Spamming in any form is strictly prohibited.

  4. Violence: We encourage all users to refrain from any kind of violence, both in content and behavior.

Location Information for Weather Updates

We may offer weather updates or localized content based on your geographical location. To provide you with accurate weather information, we may collect and use your location data. This information may include:

  • Your approximate geographic coordinates (latitude and longitude)
  • The city or region where you are located

We collect this location information solely for the purpose of delivering relevant weather updates and localized content to enhance your user experience. Your location data will not be used for any other purpose without your explicit consent.

How We Use Your Location Data

We use your location data for the following purposes:

  1. Weather Updates: To provide you with current weather conditions, forecasts, and other location-specific information.

  2. Localized Content: To tailor content and recommendations to your geographical area, ensuring you receive relevant and timely information.

Location Privacy

We value your privacy, and your location data will be treated with the utmost confidentiality. We will not share your precise location information with third parties without your explicit consent, unless required by applicable laws or regulations.

Location Permissions

To enable us to access your location data for weather updates and localized content, your web browser or mobile device may prompt you to grant location permissions. You can choose to enable or disable these permissions at any time through your device settings.

Opting Out

If you wish to opt out of location-based services or no longer want us to use your location data for weather updates and localized content, you can adjust your device settings to disable location sharing with our Site.

Advertising and Ad Blockers

In future plans, IQBAL HASAN BLOG may display various ads through Google AdSense or other advertising platforms. Users may be served with advertisements while using our Site. We may prohibit the use of ad blockers to ensure the proper functioning of our revenue model and support the continued availability of our content.

Cookies and Analytics

We may use cookies and similar tracking technologies to collect information about your usage of the Site. This information helps us improve our Site and tailor it to your preferences. You can manage your cookie preferences through your browser settings.

We may also use third-party analytics services to collect data about the traffic on our Site. These services may use cookies, web beacons, and other tracking technologies to collect information about your interactions with our Site.

Third-Party Links

Our Site may contain links to third-party websites or services that are not operated by us. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of these external websites or services. We recommend reviewing the privacy policies of these third parties before providing them with any personal information.

Your Choices

You have the option to upload a profile photo and provide social links when creating an account or interacting with our Site. These choices are voluntary, and you can manage your profile information through your account settings.

Data Security

We are committed to safeguarding the security and integrity of user-provided photos and social links. We implement reasonable security measures to protect this information from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction.

Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns regarding the collection and use of user-provided photos and social links, please don’t hesitate to contact us at the following email addresses:

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to update or revise this Privacy Policy, including the section related to user-provided photos and social links, at any time. We will post the most recent version on this page, along with the effective date. Please review this Privacy Policy periodically to stay informed about how we collect and protect your personal information, including user photos and social links. By continuing to use our Site after any changes to this Privacy Policy, you acknowledge and agree to the updated terms and practices.

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