Privacy Policy - Logan Elliott InfoSec

Who we are

Our website address is: https://www.loganelliottinfosec.com

This site is owned and operated independently by Logan Elliott.

Contact Information: contact@loganelliottinfosec.com

What personal data does this site collect and why?

Comments

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.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Cookies

If you leave a comment on this 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.

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.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Analytics

The controller has integrated the component Google Analytics (with anonymisation function) on this website.

Google Analytics is a web analytics service. Web analysis is the gathering, collection and analysis of data about the behavior of visitors to websites. Among other things, a web analysis service collects data on which website a data subject has come to a website from (so-called referrers), which subpages of the website were accessed or how often and for which period of time a subpage was viewed. A web analysis is mainly used to optimize a website and for the cost-benefit analysis of Internet advertising.

The operator of the Google Analytics component is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Pkwy, Mountain View, CA 94043-1351, USA.

Google Analytics uses cookies. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. Google might transfer the personal information collected via this technical procedure to third parties.

As IP anonymization is activated on this website, your IP address will be shortened by Google within Member States of the European Union or other states in agreement with the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address is sent to and shortened by a Google server in the USA. On behalf of the operator of the website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, compile reports on website activity and to provide further services related to website and internet use to us. The IP address transferred through your browser to Google Analytics will not be combined with other data held by Google.

In addition, this website uses the Analytics feature UserID to track interaction data. This User ID will be additionally anonymized and encrypted and will not be linked with other data.

You can prevent the storage of cookies by a corresponding setting of your browser software; however, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use all the features of this website to the fullest extent possible.

In addition, you may prevent the collection of the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) by Google as well as the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en

This browser add-on informs Google Analytics via JavaScript that no data and information about website visits may be transmitted to Google Analytics.

In addition, a cookie already set by Google Analytics can be deleted at any time via the Internet browser or other software programs.

Further information and Google‘s applicable privacy regulations can be found at https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en and https://marketingplatform.google.com/about/.
The following link provides a further explanation of Google Analytics https://marketingplatform.google.com/about/.

What rights you have over your data

If you have left comments or stored other data on this site, 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.

Site user data is also processed through security mechanisms. This data may include client IP address information, user-agent information/device information, geo-location, and how a client may interact with the site.

This information is collected in order to further uphold the security of this site. Aiding in the protection of client information stored on this platform.

Your contact information

Contact information shared with this website will be stored within a secured environment and is only visible to site administrators. Site users may submit a request to remove any contact information stored upon this site. In addition, site users may also request a file containing the contact information stored on this platform.

Additional information

How we protect your data

This site employs numerous security implementations. This is to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of this website as well as any site user data that may be stored on this platform.

Such safeguards include, but are not limited to:

  • An advanced web application firewall
  • Highly configured access control implementations
  • Enforced TLS/SSL encrypted communications
  • Continual daily malware scans
  • Habitual backups
  • Software is continually patched and maintained to the highest possible version, in order to mitigate potential vulnerabilities

What data breach procedures we have in place

This site is equipped with numerous protection mechanisms and is aided by a third-party 24/7 incident response team.

In the event of a breach, the incident response team will attempt to triage any security violations or data breaches in an expedited manner.

Beliefs on digital privacy

Note: I personally believe in the right for every individual to posses absolute autonomy over what data is collected and processed about them. Due to this strong personal stance, this website is engineered to store a minimal amount of user data.

Logan Elliott