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NAS Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is http://newastroscience.com

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Comments

If visitors are permitted to leave comments on the site, we collect the data shown in the comments form and 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 website, 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.

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, several cookies will be set up to save your login. When you log out, the login cookies will be removed.

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 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

With who we share your data

We use Google Analytics to improve our web performance.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. Retaining the info means we can automatically recognize and approve any follow-up comments instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website, 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 are registered 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 are checked through an automated spam detection service.

How we protect your data

We NEVER pass data to other websites or organizations.

The NAS Newsletter

Visitors with login permission have the option to receive the quarterly NAS newsletter. The publication contains news on course updates, new courses, and anything important to say about astroscience. Access to previous newsletters is available.

The NAS Newsletter may contain links to affiliated websites. 


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