Privacy Policy

Please read the FULL Privacy policy for using my website. By continuing to use this website, you acknowledge that you have read, fully understand and agree to this privacy policy.

About DRE Privacy Policy


Introduction

About DRE is my personal hobby domaining website address is: https://www.aboutdre.com.

This Privacy Policy applies to all personal data collected and used by About DRE. The data in question is data as provided by you, such as data on visits to our website, sign-ups for my newsletters, and your use of the comment section of the website. I am committed to protecting your privacy and will only use the information that I collect about you lawfully. This policy is intended to give you an understanding of how and why I use the information you provide to us.

What personal data do I collect about you and why I collect it?

As part of the possibilities to receive more information or to sign-up for our newsletter, I collect your personal data, which can be given at your discretion. In order to receive a response to your inquiry, I collect your personal data, which is required in order to obtain such access. The personal data I collect include your name, email address and phone number, if you sign up for the newsletter or submit an inquiry about a domain name. The website also collects information about the use of our website using cookies (see the Cookies Policy).


Comments

When you leave comments on the site I 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 Godaddy service to see if you are using it. The Godaddy service privacy policy is available here: https://uk.godaddy.com/legal/agreements/privacy-policy. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


How will I use the information about you?

I will process your data for the following reasons:

• to supply you with communications you have requested about domain names.

• to manage your communication preferences and to contact you in case you filled in a contact form.

• to use the data provided by you to keep you informed or contact you on more and other information; and

• to improve the user experience of the website.

Please note that several processing reasons can be applicable at the same time and therefore your personal data can be combined.


My legal basis for processing personal data

I need a lawful basis to collect and use your personal data under the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and will only use your data if you give your consent. I will not sell your personal data to third parties.

In completing the contact request & inquiry form on, signing up for my newsletter on my website, you will be requested to confirm your acceptance of this Privacy Policy. By doing so, you shall consent to the terms herein and to About DRE processing of personal data for the purposes set forth herein.

You are not obliged to provide any of the personal data and/or to complete any forms on my website, unless you wish to inquire about a domain name or sign up for my newsletter.


How do I protect the security of personal data?

All data transmission between you and the Website is done via HTTPS.

About DRE website is hosted with Godaddy. I encourage you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to link to from the Website so that you can understand how those sites collect, use and share your information. I am not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on sites outside of the website.


How long I retain your data

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

For users that register on my website (if any), I 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.


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 held about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that I erase any personal data held about you. This does not include any data I am obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.


Cookies Policy

Utilizing “cookies”. A “cookie” may be used, for example, to collect information about website activity such as but not limited to store information about your session (referrer, landing page, etc), and record number of visits. Most browsers allow you to control cookies, including whether or not to accept them and how to remove them. How to do that depends upon the browser you use. Visit this page to learn more: https://www.youronlinechoices.com. Doing so may limit the functionality we can provide when you visit our website.


How do I update my privacy policy?

I may update this policy from time to time without notice. I therefore advise you to consult this policy frequently.

The privacy policy was last updated in March 2021.