At NeilsGarage.com, we take the privacy of our users seriously and are committed to protecting your personal information. This policy outlines what data we collect, why we collect it, and how we use it.
Who Are We?
Our website address is https://neilsgarage.com. We are an auto repair garage and a blog that provides information about car repair and maintenance.
We recommend avoiding including embedded location data (EXIF GPS) if you upload images to our website. Visitors to our website can download and extract any location data from the images.
When you leave a comment on our site, you may opt-in to save your name, email address, and website in cookies. These cookies are for your convenience, so you don’t have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie does not contain personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will set several cookies to save your login information and screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for one year. If you select “Remember Me,” your login will persist for two weeks. The login cookies will be removed if you log out of your account.
An additional cookie will be saved in your browser if you edit or publish an article. This cookie includes no personal data and indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after one day.
Embedded Content from Other Websites
Articles on our site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.) from other websites. This embedded content behaves as if the visitor had visited the other website.
Who We Share Your Data With?
Your IP address will be included in the reset email if you request a password reset.
How Long Do We Retain Your Data?
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely, so we can recognize and approve follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
If you register on our website, we store the personal information you provide in your user profile. All users can view, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also view and edit this information.
What Rights Do You Have Over Your Data?
If you have an account on our 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 must keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
In accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), you have the right to access, correct, update or request the deletion of your personal information. You also have the right to object to processing your personal information, requesting the restriction of processing your personal information or requesting the transfer of your personal information to another party.
To exercise any of these rights, please get in touch with us at [email protected]. We will respond to your request within a reasonable time frame, typically within 30 days.
Where Your Data is Sent?
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service. This service processes the data entered in the comment form and analyzes it to determine if the comment is spam. The data processed by this service may be transferred to servers outside the European Economic Area (EEA). However, we take reasonable measures to ensure that the data is protected and secure.
In addition, we may transfer your personal information to third-party service providers for processing and storage purposes. These service providers are subject to strict contractual requirements to protect your personal information and use it only for the purpose it was disclosed.