Personal Data collected through this website is controlled by Webmantra Business Solutions, a privately owned India business entity. From here we will refer “Webmantra” for easy reference to the business entity “Webmantra Business Solutions”.
What data is collected from you?
Webmantra collects data in several ways:
Registration: When you register for the Website or during the course of your use of the Website, Webmantra allows you to enter an email address, a user name and a password. If you register for the Website through any of your existing public account ‘Google’, ‘Facebook’ or ‘Twitter’ we will have your user name and email address. All this information is recorded by Webmantra. Note that you are not required and we recommend you do not use your real name when creating a user account user name.
Comments: When you add a comment to the Website any personal data volunteered may be recorded by Webmantra. Webmantra recommends that you take care not to transmit personal information via these channels.
Web Logs: Webmantra also records information sent by your browser such as your computer’s IP address, referring HTTP location, search string, time of the access, browser’s time and other statistics for each page accessed. This data may be used anonymously, in an aggregated form to provide statistical information on web page usage.
Tracking Services: Webmantra may employ tracking services such as Google Analytics which also record web log information that is used anonymously, in an aggregated form to provide statistical information on web page usage. Note that this data is collected and stored by the third party.
How does Webmantra use my personal data?
Webmantra primarily uses your personal data to administer, moderate and maintain the Website. Any of the data collected including but not limited to an individual’s or aggregate data about the Website, private messages over the email and comments may be used for the purpose of moderation of the Website, regardless of the original purpose of the data.
Webmantra may also hold personal data for internal record-keeping and, where needed, may use personal data to protect or enforce its legal rights, and to comply with its legal obligations.
Where does Webmantra hold my personal data and how is the security of the data protected?
Webmantra is committed to maintaining the security of all data that it collects. Our security policies require that critical passwords are only made available to trusted personnel.
Your data may be recorded, processed and stored by or on behalf of Webmantra on secure servers and computers in the India, the US or other countries outside of your local area, county, state or country. The laws of the countries where your data is held may not give the same level of protection to personal data as within the India, but Webmantra will take steps to protect your data from loss or misuse.
In addition, any data posted on the Website as described above (such as author data or information submitted for publication), will be viewable by any member of the public worldwide who accesses the Website via the internet.
You should not send us any personal data if you object to it being held outside of your country.
Will Webmantra disclose my data to third parties?
Webmantra may make any of the data collected available to:
The Webmantra business (including employees and other staff members of Webmantra), any businesses belonging to Webmantra and any future successors. Professional firms, persons or companies providing their services or advice to Webmantra for legal, tax, IT, e-commerce or financial matters where reasonably necessary. Other persons as required by law, or as may be needed to protect or enforce Webmantra’s legal rights. In addition, any data posted on the Website as described above (such as author data or information submitted for publication), will be viewable by any member of the public worldwide who accesses the Website via the internet.
Webmantra may also provide anonymous data to prospective partners, advertisers and other third parties, as described above.
How are cookies used?
Currently, cookies are used to:
Monitor whether or not you are logged on to the site. Monitor the state of certain other elements of your site profile. Where advertising appears on Webmantra pages, the advertiser may choose to use their own cookies. Note that this data is collected and stored by the third party. Please note that most web browsers allow you to choose not to accept cookies. This will not prevent you from using the other facilities provided by the Website.
DoubleClick DART cookies
We also may use DART cookies for ad serving through Google’s DoubleClick, which places a cookie on your computer when you are browsing the web and visit a site using DoubleClick advertising (including some Google AdSense advertisements). This cookie is used to serve ads specific to you and your interests (”interest based targeting”). The ads served will be targeted based on your previous browsing history (For example, if you have been viewing sites about visiting Las Vegas, you may see Las Vegas hotel advertisements when viewing a non-related site, such as on a site about hockey). DART uses “non personally identifiable information”. It does NOT track personal information about you, such as your name, email address, physical address, telephone number, social security numbers, bank account numbers or credit card numbers. You can opt-out of this ad serving on all sites using this advertising by visiting here.
How do I turn cookies off?
Cookies help us improve the usability of our website and help us to provide you with a good service. They also enable you to register for password-protected areas of the sites. However, if you would like to turn them off you can do so by changing your internet browser options or preferences.
Turn cookies off using your Browser tool bar:
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- Internet Explorer – cookie settings in Internet Explorer are managed in Tools: Options: Security. For more information please read Cookie settings in Internet Explorer or select Help and then Cookies from your browser tool bar.
- Chrome – cookie settings in Chrome are managed by selecting the wrench icon on the browser toolbar and then Settings: Under the Hood: Content settings in the Privacy section: Cookies. For more information please read Cookie settings in Chrome.
- Safari -cookie settings in Safari are managed in Preferences: Security. For more information please read Cookie settings in Safari
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