Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is: https://www.youakabelle.com.

At youakabelle (“youakabelle”, “our”, “us”, or “we”), accessible from www.youakabelle.com (the “site”“website”), one of our main priorities is the privacy of our visitors. This Privacy Policy document describes what information is collected from you on youakabelle and how it is used. The term “you” refers to anyone who uses, visits and/or views the website.

By visiting and using the website, you accept and agree to be bound by this privacy policy. Your continued use of the website after posting of any changes to our Privacy Policy constitutes your acceptance of those changes and updates. You must not access or use the website if you do not wish to be bound by this Privacy Policy.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

The personal information that you are asked to provide, and the reasons why you are asked to provide it, will be made clear to you at the point we ask you to provide your personal information.

If you contact us directly, we may receive additional information about you such as your name, email address, phone number, the contents of the message and/or attachments you may send us, and any other information you may choose to provide.

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the website we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also 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: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Email Marketing

When you subscribe for our newsletter by completing the newsletter sign up form, we will collect your email address to inform you later of the latest news, tips, or updates about youakabelle. Every email contains a quick and easy unsubscribe link in its footer, so if you wish to no longer receive communication from us you can click that link to be removed from our mailing list or you can contact us at contact@youakabelle.com 

Cookies

Our website may receive information from cookies. Cookies are files that contain small pieces of data which a site or its service provider transfers to your computer’s or device’s hard drive through your web browser (if you allow) that enables the site’s or service provider’s systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information. They are also used to help us understand your preferences based on previous or current site activity, which enables us to provide you with improved services. We also use cookies to help us compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future.

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you visit our login page, 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.

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.

Cookies are generally used to improve the experience for users. However, you can choose to allow or disallow all cookies in your browser’s settings.

Security Logs

The IP address of visitors, user ID of logged in users, and username of login attempts are conditionally logged to check for malicious activity and to protect the site from specific kinds of attacks. Examples of conditions when logging occurs include login attempts, log out requests, requests for suspicious URLs, changes to site content, and password updates.  

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.

Who we share your data with

We may share your information with third parties when you explicitly authorize us to share your information.

The website currently uses the following third-party service providers:

Google Analytics – is a web and traffic analytics tool offered by Google, this service tracks website usage and provides information such as referring websites and user actions on the website (Number of visits, their duration, sources of traffic, visited pages, preferred sections, etc.). Google Analytics may capture your IP address, but not other personal information. Google’s privacy policy is available at Google’s Privacy Policy.

Mailchimp – this service is used for delivery of email updates and newsletters. We store your name and email address which you provide voluntarily, for purposes of delivering such communications. Please refer to Mailchimp’s privacy policy for further information.

iThemes Security – this site is part of a network of sites that protect against distributed brute force attacks. To enable this protection, the IP address of visitors attempting to log into the site is shared with a service provided by ithemes.com. For privacy policy details, please see the iThemes Privacy Policy.

Advertising

We may use third-party advertising (“Third-party ad servers or ad networks”) companies to serve content and advertisements when you visit the website.

Third-party ad servers or ad networks uses technologies like Cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons that are used in their respective advertisements and links that appear on youakabelle, which are sent directly to user’s browser. They automatically receive your IP address when this occurs. These technologies are used to measure the effectiveness of their advertising campaigns and/or to personalize the advertising content that you see on websites that you visit.

Note that youakabelle has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers. You can choose to disable cookies through your individual browser options. To know more detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers, it can be found at the browser’s respective websites.

In addition, our Privacy Policy does not apply to other advertisers or websites. Thus, we are advising you to consult the respective Privacy Policies of these third-party ad servers for more detailed information. It may include their practices and instructions about how to opt-out of certain options.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user 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.

Security logs are retained for 60 days.

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.

GDPR Data Protection Rights

Under the GDPR, if you are within the European Union, you are entitled to certain rights and information listed below:

  • The right to access – You have the right to request copies of your personal data. 
  • The right to rectification – You have the right to request that we correct any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request that we complete the information you believe is incomplete.
  • The right to erasure – You have the right to request that we erase your personal data.
  • The right to restrict processing – You have the right to request that we restrict the processing of your personal data.
  • The right to object to processing – You have the right to object to our processing of your personal data.
  • The right to data portability – You have the right to request that we transfer the data that we have collected to another organization, or directly to you.

If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us at contact@youakabelle.com.

CCPA Privacy Rights

Under the CCPA, among other rights, California consumers have the right to:

  • Request that a business that collects a consumer’s personal data disclose the categories and specific pieces of personal data that a business has collected about consumers.
  • Request that a business delete any personal data about the consumer that a business has collected.
  • Request that a business that sells a consumer’s personal data, not sell the consumer’s personal data.

If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us at contact@youakabelle.com.

Children's Information

Another part of our priority is adding protection for children while using the internet. We encourage parents and guardians to observe, participate in, and/or monitor and guide their children’s online activity.

Youakabelle does not knowingly collect any Personal Identifiable Information from children under the age of 13. If you think that your child provided this kind of information on our website, we strongly encourage you to contact us immediately and we will do our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.

security ​

The security of your personal information is important to us, and we strive to follow generally commercial industry standards to protect your personal information submitted to us voluntarily and automatically, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security; any transmission is at your own risk.

changes to this privacy policy​

We keep our privacy policy under regular review and places any updates on this web page. Please review this policy periodically, and especially before you provide any Personal Data. Your continued use of the website after any changes or revisions to this Privacy Policy shall indicate your agreement with the terms of such revised Privacy Policy.

Contact Information

If you have questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy, please do not hesitate to contact us at contact@youakabelle.com