Who we are
Our website address is: https://www.groundhogg.io.
We are located at 25 Lesmill Rd. Unit D, Toronto ON, Canada, M3B 2T3.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
We collect basic information such as name & email for the purpose of sending you transactional and marketing information about our WordPress plugins.
If you have an account with us we will also collect your username & password, relevant billing information, credit card information and your website address for the purposes of completing paid transactions and provided API services.
We may also use this information for advertising purposes, but we will never sell it or share it with anyone except for extraordinary circumstances.
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.
We use contact forms to collect information about you. Submitting one of these forms will most likely result in your receiving an email from us. All web forms are secure and store all information on Groundhogg.io. No information is stored anywhere else.
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 have an account and you log in to this site, 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.
We us Clicky.com for analytics. All data collected by Clicky is anonymous except if you are logged in in which case Clicky will collect only your username.
Who we share your data with
We share your data with Facebook for the purposes of paid advertising.
If you use our Groundhogg.mail service, your information will also be shared with Amazon Web Services.
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.
Your contact information
Address: 25 Lesmill Rd. Unit D, Toronto ON, Canada, M3B 2T3
How we protect your data
Your data is secured on our site by SSL and several security programs such as Sucuri.
What data breach procedures we have in place
If we experience a data breach you will be informed within 24 hours of the end of our investigation.
What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data
Any actions you take (form fills, page visits, email opens, link clicks) on our site or related assets will accumulated in your contact record. The more actions you take, the more likely you are to be someone interested in our service.
The more “interested” you are, the more frequently you will receive communication from us until you purchase our products or unsubscribe from communication.