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Your privacy is essential to us. Therefore, this page informs you about our policies regarding collecting, using, and disclosing personal information when you use our service. You are suggested to review this Privacy Policy regularly for any changes. The following is to outline our privacy policy.

Who are we?

We are a consultancy agency based in Pakistan, and our website address is http://www.germanstudyguide.com. Our website is a knowledge-sharing platform for students and professionals.

What individualized data we collect, and why we collect it?

Creation of an account:

When registering on the german study guide, you are required to insert your full name and valid email address. All these details you provide voluntarily are solely for account creation purposes and to post comments, and we don’t use them for any other purpose. You can request these details anytime. These details will be deleted when you send us a request.

Posting a comment or answer:

When users drop comments/remarks on our website, we gather the data that appear in the comment form and the user’s browser user agent string and IP address to help spam sense.

A strange string originated from your email address may be forwarded to the Gravatar service to check if you are using it or a robot. You can read the privacy policy of the Gravatar service here at this link: https://automattic.com/privacy/. Furthermore, after confirmation of your comment, your profile picture will be visible to the public with your comment or answer.

Contact forms:

We are using the plugin Contact Form 7 to manage contact form submissions. When you fill the contact form, this plugin can store user input data such as timestamp, the root IP address, and the user agent (browser).

Cookies:

Cookies are small files that a website or its service providers/creators transfer (if you allow) to your computer’s hard drive via Web Browser that you are using to access a website. These cookies enable the site’s or service provider’s systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information.

If you leave a comment/remark on the German Study Guide, you may be requested to save your full name, email address, and website url in the cookies for your convenience. So, you don’t have to fill up your details again when you leave another answer or comment. These cookies will last in your browser for one-year.

Tag Manager:

We are using Tag Manager a tool to manage website tags. Tag Manager itself does not collect user’s data. More information at https://www.google.com/analytics/tag-manager/use-policy/

reCAPTCHA:

We are also using the reCAPTCHA tool feature to prevent our website from spam and abuse. This tool is essentially used to identify whether a human or a robot makes an input. This tool sends user IP addresses and other data to its host for the reCAPTCHA service. Further information about reCAPTCHA can be found at https://policies.google.com/privacy

Search Console:

Search Console allows websites to check indexing status and optimize visibility of their websites on the search engine. Further information about Search Console and its host privacy policy can be found at https://policies.google.com/privacy

Embedded content from different websites:

Blog posts/articles on this website may include embedded content (e.g., images, videos, etc.) taken from other websites. This embedded content from other websites acts in the same way that visitors have visited the original website.

These websites may collect your data by using cookies, embedding additional third-party trackings, and monitoring your activity with the embedded content, especially if you have an account and logged in to that website.

Social buttons:

You will see social buttons on several pages of our website. These buttons allow users to share web pages on their favorite social media platforms. The following buttons you can see on web pages: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and WhatsApp. When you click on these buttons, you should be aware that these external websites may gather data about what you are doing on the internet, including our website.

Third-party disclosure:

Please keep in mind, we dn’t sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your Personally Identifiable Information.

Analytics:

We are currently not using any analytics services.

Who we share your data with?

As mentioned above, we do not share your Personally Identifiable Information with outside parties.

How long we retain your data?

If you leave a comment, then comment and metadata retain an unspecified time to acknowledge follow-up comments and approve them automatically instead of reviewing them manually.

What rights you have over your data?

If you have left comments, then you can ask for an exported file of your data we hold about you. This personal data includes any information you have provided to us. You can also send us a request that we delete your data from our system. This data does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data?

Visitor questions, answers, and comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service such as Akismet anti-spam service. Akismet typically collects information about visitors includes the IP-address, user-agent, Site URL, and referrer (along with additional information directly provided by the users such as their name, username, email address, and the question/answer/comment itself). More details here: https://automattic.com/privacy/

How we protect your data?

All the personal information you enter on our website is transmitted securely via a secure medium known as SSL (Secure Sockets Layer).

Communications and contact:

We can use your Personal Information to contact you, send you weekly digest emails, and other information in which you are interested. You may stop receiving any or all of these communications from us by following instructions provided in any email we send or by following the unsubscribe-link mentioned in the email.

Children’s privacy policy:

Our website does not offer any service to anyone under 13 (considered as children).

We dn’t purposefully gather personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13. If you are a parent/guardian and know that your Children have provided us any Personal Information, please contact us immediately. Suppose we notice that we have collected Personal Information from children under the age of 13 and without the parents’ permission or verification. In that case, we take steps to remove that information from our servers.

Changes to this Privacy Policy:

We own the right to amend this privacy policy at any time with or without notice. But, your personal information will remain safe, and we will notify you about any changes we made in our Privacy Policy.

Contact:

In case you have any questions then please contact us here: https://www.germanstudyguide.com/contact-us/

MHM Solutions
Manglia Road
50160 P/O Guliana
Tehsil Kharian
District Gujrat
Pakistan

Email: admin@germanstudyguide.com