Who we are
Our website address is: https://humanfactorsinsecurity.com.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
We consider the privacy of our all our visitors to be extremely important. The document describes in detail the types of personal information is collected and recorded for any use and how we use it. In this document, we consider how all user data is collected, recorded, and tracked.
Factors Security makes use of log files. The files logs visitors to the site – usually a standard procedure for hosting companies and a part of hosting services’ analytics.
The information inside the log files includes
- internet protocol (IP) addresses,
- browser type,
- Internet Service Provider (ISP), date/time stamp,
- referring/exit pages, and possibly the number of clicks.
- This information is used to analyze trends, administer the site, track user’s movement around the site, and gather demographic information.
IP addresses, and other such information are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable.
Cookies and Web Beacons
What Are Cookies?
Our site utilizes cookies to gather data. This content itself do nothing, however when you click starting with one page then onto the next, our web server discloses to us you are a similar client, in spite of the fact that it can’t reveal to us your identity or character.
It is important to provide added protection for children online.
We encourage people to spend time online with their children to observe, participate in and/or monitor and guide their online activity. We might unknowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13.
If a parent identifies a personally identifiable information of a child under the age of 13, please contact us immediately, we will use our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.