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Privacy and Cookie Policy

Effective date: 16 April 2019

Who we are

LoggingOff (“us”, “we”, or “our”) operates the https://www.loggingoff.info/new website (the “Service”).

This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of personal data when you use our Service and the choices you have associated with that data.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

While using our Service, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you (“Personal Data”). Personally identifiable information you are free to choose to share includes:

  • Email address
  • First name and last name
  • Cookies and Usage Data

Contact form

When you fill in the contact form on this website, you will be requested to willingly provide your email address. This email address will be emailed to us, and we will only use to it reply to your message in the contact form.

Subscription to LoggingOff Document Updates

On our Service you are able to subscribe to receive email updates of newly updated documents. You may wish to submit your name, last name, and email address to complete the subscription. We will only be using this data to send you the updates you have explicitly selected to subscribe to. This subscription service makes use of MailChimp, and it is their servers that will be holding your data. For more information regarding the MailChimp Privacy Policy, please consult their privacy policy: https://mailchimp.com/legal/privacy/

Partner account on LoggingOff

Following your consent, we will create an account for you as a partner in order to be able to upload documents. Your email address is required for this to serve as login credential. Your first name and last name may be included in your 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.

Usage Data through Google Analytics

We may also collect information how the Service is accessed and used (“Usage Data”). This Usage Data includes information such as an anonymised version of your computer’s Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of our Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.

To get a general picture of what data Google is gathering, you may take a look at Google’s privacy policy.

If you wish to not share your usage data, you can opt-out from the Google Analytics cookies: Disable Google Analytics

Tracking & Cookies Data

We use cookies and similar tracking technologies to track the activity on our Service and hold certain information.

Cookies are files with small amount of data which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your device. Tracking technologies also used are beacons, tags, and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyze our Service.

You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Service.

Examples of Cookies we use:

WordPress login cookies

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.

WordPress post cookies (when posting a document)

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.

Google Analytics Cookies

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 we 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 we can continue to produce engaging content.

If you wish to not share your usage data, you can opt-out from the Google Analytics cookies: Disable Google Analytics


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.

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.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

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.

Contact information

Would you wish more information, or get in touch? You can contact the LoggingOff team through one of the following channels:

By emailing loggingoff@fern.org
Or by leaving a message on our contact page: https://loggingoff.info/contact