We use SSL on the website so all communication is encrypted, so any data you enter is safe from prying eyes.
- What Information we collect about you?
- How will we use the information about you?
- Where the information is stored
- Access to your information and correction
- Other technologies used
- Other websites
- How to contact us
What Information we collect about you?
We collect information when you register for this site or you contact us through the contact form. Further information may be collected when you voluntarily fill in your profile or enter competitions.
Website usage information may be collected using cookies. Server logs are also stored on the server.
We use Hotjar in order to better understand our users' needs and to optimize this service and experience.
How we will use the information about you?
When you sign up for the website we will use that information to manage your account. It will also be used to personalise repeat visits and allow you to manage your account.
If you have chosen the option to receive our newsletters, you will be added to our list and will be sent information we feel will be of interest to you.
If you have entered into competitions this information may be shared with third party companies.
We will not share your information for marketing purposes with companies outside of the Electropages Media Ltd. family of companies.
If you decide to enter an Electromaker competition, then your information may be passed to a third party company whom may be helping run the competition.
The server log files will contain your ip address and is used to help with the overall running of the server and to help with debugging issues which affect your access to the website.
Some information may be shared between the companies under Mouser Electronics.
Where the information is stored?
The website is hosted using Rackspace Cloud servers.
For email send outs we use the Mailchimp service.
The logs are stored on the server, and we keep this information for 3 months.
A cloud database is used by the website to hold account details and the projects.
If you have chosen to receive newsletters you will receive emails with related information and content that appears on electromaker.io.
You have the right at any time stop receiving these emails, and can unsubscribe from the link which is clearly stated in every email send out.
If you choose to ‘follow’ another user or blog editor then you will receive email notifications informing you that there is new content available.
You can stop receiving notification emails by disabling them in your account settings or by unfollowing a user or blog editor.
Access to your information and correction
You have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you. If you would like a copy of some / all of your information please contact us here.
You can also correct the information in your account through the website. Log in and make any changes that you need. This will also make changes to the information we hold regarding email newsletter send outs.
Other technologies used
You can opt-out to the creation of a user profile, Hotjar’s storing of data about your usage of our site and Hotjar’s use of tracking cookies on other websites by following this opt-out link.
Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour. The information is used to track visitors and compile statistics to help manage and improve the site.
How to contact us
Please contact us if you have any question about this policy or information we may hold about you.
- by email: email@example.com
- by phone: +44 (0)1202 237137
- in writing to: Electropages Media Ltd., 3 Winchester Place, Poole, Dorset, BH15 1NX, United Kingdom
If you wish for your data to be removed from our systems, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line: ‘Data deletion request’. Your request will be actioned within 5 working days.