Who we are
Our website address is: https://universeofceramics.com/.
The owner and operator of this website is Frank Spitzer.
Address: Bogotá, Colombia
Website activity: Distribution of content related to ceramics, tools and related products, display of advertising and recommendation of affiliate products.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
When visitors leave comments on the site 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.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
Cookies are text files that are stored on your computer when you access certain web pages. These files collect standard Internet log information and user behavior information. This information is used to analyze the visitor’s use of the website and to compile statistical reports on website activity, and subsequently improve or customize the user experience.
What types of cookies does this website use?
This site uses both temporary session cookies and persistent cookies. Session cookies store data only while the user accesses the web and permanent cookies store data in the terminal to be accessed and used in more than one session.
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.
Depending on the purpose for which the data obtained through cookies are processed, this website may use:
Technical Cookies: These are those that allow the user to navigate through the website and the use of the different options or services that exist in it. For example, control traffic and data communication, identify the session, access restricted web parts, remember the elements that make up an order, make the application for registration or participation in an event, use security features while browsing and store content for broadcast video or sound or share content via social networks.
Customization Cookies: These are those that allow the user to access the service with some general characteristics predefined in your terminal or that the user defines. For example, the language, the type of browser through which you access the service, the selected content design, geolocation of the terminal and the regional configuration from where the service is accessed.
Advertising Cookies: These are those that allow the effective management of advertising spaces that have been included in the web page from which the service is provided. They allow to adapt the content of advertising so that it is relevant to the user and to avoid showing ads that the user has already seen.
Statistical analysis cookies: These are those that allow the monitoring and analysis of user behavior on websites. The information collected through this type of cookies is used to measure the activity of the websites, application or platform and for the elaboration of browsing profiles of the users of these sites, in order to introduce improvements in the service based on the usage data of the users.
Third-party cookies: This website uses third-party cookies that allow us to manage and improve the services offered. In particular, universeofceramics.com uses Google Analytics.
How to manage cookies in the browser?
As a user you can delete cookies at any time from your computer. You can also change the settings on your computer to block them. If cookies are blocked you may not be able to use some of our services.
You can manage the cookies installed on your computer in the settings of the browser you use:
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.
This website may contain third-party affiliate links on some of its pages. This means that when you purchase any product through such links, we may receive a sales commission. This does not involve any additional cost to you.
We use Google Analytics to record information about the pages a user has seen, for example, the URL of the page, time of day, device used, etc. The information that we collect is anonymized and sent to Google Analytics for analysis.
Google Analytics mainly uses first-party cookies to report on visitor interactions on this website. Users may disable cookies or delete any individual cookie. In addition, Google Analytics supports an optional browser add-on that – once installed and enabled – disables measurement by Google Analytics for any site a user visits. Note that this add-on only disables Google Analytics measurement.
Google Analytics also collects Internet Protocol (IP) addresses to provide and protect the security of the service, and to give website owners a sense of which country, state, or city in the world their users come from (also known as “IP geolocation”).
See this page for Google Analytics security and usage of data: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245
Who we share your data with
The data collected may be shared with:
- service providers and others who help with our business operations and assist in the delivery of our products and services including, but not limited to, application development, site hosting, maintenance, data analysis, infrastructure provision, IT services, customer service, email delivery services, payment processing, marketing, analytics, and enforcement of our Terms of Service Agreement and other agreements;
- Other users of the site to identify you to anyone to whom you send messages or make comments through the Services;
- Persons or entities with whom you consent to have your Personal Data shared;
- Third parties in order to prevent damage to our property (tangible and intangible), for safety reasons, or to collect amounts owed to us;
- Merchants and payment processors;
- and third parties as we believe necessary or appropriate, in any manner permitted under applicable law, including laws outside your country of residence
We do this to:
- comply with legal process;
- respond to requests from public and government authorities, including public and government authorities outside your country of residence;
- enforce our Terms of Service Agreement and other agreements;
- protect our operations;
- protect our rights, privacy, safety or property, and/or that of our affiliates, you, or others;
- and allow us to pursue available remedies or limit the damages that we may sustain.
We will never sell, rent, or lease your Personal Data to a third party.
See our Annual Request Summary at http://g.ezoic.net/privacy/universeofceramics.com/annualRequestSummary
Sassy Social Share
This site uses the Sassy Social Share plugin to allow users to share content on their social networks.
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.
Analytics data is retained indefinitely.
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.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.