WHO WE ARE
The Library of Consciousness, IncTM operates the website address: https://libraryofconsciousness.org. This page is to inform you of our policies regarding the collection, use, and storage of the personal information that we receive from the users of this site.
We do not collect any personal information unless visitors choose to become a member or obtain a Library Card. We collect the data required on the Library Card form/s, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help with 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 or any kind of information 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. We also store cookies to determine which of our introductory videos you have seen in order to better guide you through your experience. 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. We may also set a temporary cookie that aids compatibility with some alternate login methods. This cookie contains no personal data and expires after 1 hour.
When you log in, also set up are 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.
DATA AND SECURITY LOGS
The IP address of visitors, user ID of logged in users, and username of login attempts are conditionally logged to check for malicious activity and to protect the site from specific kinds of attacks. Examples of conditions when logging occurs include login attempts, log out requests, requests for suspicious URLs, changes to site content, and password updates. This information is retained for 60 days.
When you submit a form on this website, personal data is stored such as; your IP address, your e-mail, your text of the comment, and any other data you entered into the website form fields. Also, for security reasons and to protect this website from spam, your data will be processed in the CleanTalk Cloud Service and will be stored in log files for up to 45 days. On the expiry of the mentioned period, data is deleted completely. CleanTalk may use information of spam activity of IP/email addresses to offer proper anti-spam protection to all websites connected to its service. This only and exclusively concerns those IP/email addresses that are being used for spam activity.
WHO WE SHARE YOUR DATA WITH
If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.
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 that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This will not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
WHERE WE SEND YOUR DATA
Visitor profile and comments may be checked through automated spam detection services.