Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is: https://otakuhype.co.uk.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

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 anonymised 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.

Media

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.

Contact forms

Cookies

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.

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.

Social Media

We have social media widgets linking to Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Using these widgets will link to the respected website

Interaction with the Facebook social network provided by Facebook, Inc. Privacy Policy

Interaction with the Twitter social network provided by Twitter, Inc. Privacy Policy

Interaction with the Instagram social network provided by Instagram, Inc. Privacy Policy

Analytics

Google Analytics (Google Inc.)

Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google utilizes the Data collected to track and examine the use of this Website, to prepare reports on its activities and share them with other Google services.
Google may use the Data collected to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.

Personal Data collected: Cookies; Usage Data. Google privacy policy

Google Ads conversion tracking (Google Inc.)

Google Ads conversion tracking is an analytics service provided by Google Inc. that connects data from the Google Ads advertising network with actions performed on this Website.

Personal Data collected: Cookies; Usage Data. Google privacy policy

Bing Ads (Microsoft Inc.)

Bing Ads conversion tracking is an analytics service provided by Microsoft Inc. that connects data from the Bing Ads advertising network with actions performed on this website.

Personal Data collected: Cookies; Usage Data. Bing privacy policy

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise 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.

Your contact information

Your contact information is kept on file while your account is active. This information is needed in order for us to fulfil your orders, your information is shared with shipping companies such as Royal Mail, this is needed in order for your products to be delivered

Payment processing

We use Stripe and PayPal to accept payments, your information is not stored on this website and is handled directly with Stripe and PayPal. Saving your card information is not stored on this website (even if you choose to save your card information). This information is kept on Stripe.

Stripe (Stripe Inc)

Stripe is a payment service provided by Stripe Inc. Stripe Privacy Policy

PayPal (PayPal Inc.)

PayPal is a payment service provided by PayPal Inc. PayPal Privacy Policy

Your Rights

You have the right to withdraw, object or restrict to the processing of your information.

Your have the right to have your information removed completely from the website.

For more information on cookies, please view our cookie policy

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