Privacy and Cookies

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We are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. This page tells you the data protection and privacy practices for ivalueinvesting.com, specifically:

  • What personally identifiable information is collected
  • Who is collecting this information
  • How this information is used
  • Our policy on sharing this information
  • How we protect your information
  • How you can correct any inaccuracies in this information
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These are our data protection, privacy and cookie practices. They could change.

SUMMARY

We take your privacy very seriously. We do not actively track you as an individual. Should you send us an email using our contact form, your name, email address and message will be emailed to us (as you would expect). This information is kept private. We will store this information within our own email system so that we are able to respond to you.

Should you comment on a blog post or web page on this site, then your name, email address, IP address and message will be stored in our website database (as you would expect). This makes your name, website address and comment (but not your email address) visible to the general public on the website. The website does use some cookies when you browse this website. These are used to ensure proper running of this website, and also to help us improve your experience when browsing.
We do not use Tracking or Advertising cookies, but we do use Google Analytics. As Google is an independent third party, we have no control over what they do. Please refer to the Google privacy statement to review their policy.
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We don’t track you, but Google might.

DISABLING COOKIES

It is recommended that you leave on all cookies if you are not sure whether you need them or not, in case they are used to provide a service that you use. You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of the this site. We recommended that you do not disable cookies while using this site.

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It’s your decision to disable cookies, but the website might not work fully if you do.

HOW THIS INFORMATION IS USED

If you have chosen to share it with us, we use your email address to contact you in reply to your message, or to send you our newsletter. If you have entered your email address to leave a comment on the blog, it is used to identify your comment, however it is not displayed on the website or shared with any third party. We may also use your email to help resolve issues or disputes, for example if you tell us that you cannot see any of your posts on the website, we would probably search our database using your email address to help diagnose the problem.

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We only use your data in a way that you’ve agreed to, or that we are required to for maintenance.

EMAIL OPT-OUT

Just like you, we hate spam. We do not send you spam emails. You may opt-out of our emails at any time. An ‘unsubscribe’ link is included in all of our email newsletters. If you are a paying customer, there are a few cases where we might be legally required to send you certain notifications. These will not have the ‘unsubscribe’ link as they are not legally optional.

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We only email you when you’ve opted-in, or when we’re required to by law.

PROTECTION OF YOUR INFORMATION

We use best endeavour to safeguard the confidentiality of your personally identifiable information. Where possible, we use encryption (such as SSL) or firewalls to further protect the information as it travels across the Internet. It is important to be aware that there is no such thing as “perfect internet security”.

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We do everything we can to make the website as secure as possible.

HOW TO CORRECT INACCURATE INFORMATION

Due to technical limitations, you cannot directly change or remove any comments you have submitted on our website pages and/or posts. However, if you would like to have this information removed please contact us and we will do this for you. You should know that because of technical constraints, all information is never completely removed from our internal databases. Therefore, you should not expect that all of your personally identifiable information will be completely removed from our internal databases in response to your requests that it be removed. We will aim to remove all publicly-facing information.

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We’ll update information wherever possible.

CHANGES TO THE PRIVACY POLICY

From time to time we may update this Privacy Policy in line with website changes that may affect the personal information we gather about you. It is assumed that you accept such changes if you continue to use the site and services. If you do not accept such changes, then you should stop using this website, and contact us if you would like any information removed.

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This is our current policy. It will probably change. Please get in touch if you have questions.

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