From its creation, YLoveBigCats has been applying a strict policy about collecting and storing personal data about the visitors using our services, in order to respect their privacy.
Today, this approach became compulsory and is subject to regulations (both European and French). We are complying gracefully. This page is designed to help you better understand this with some explanations that we tried and make simple and readable by all, for issues that are important to both you and us.
Your personal data is stored with caution and is only accessible to those who need to know, behind paswword-protected access.
In accordance with French and European law, you have a right to access, correct or remove your personal data as stored by YLoveBigCats.
YLoveBigCats extends these rights to all of its visitors independently of their nationality and location of residence.
YLoveBigCats does not share its customer files with any third party. Personal data contained in these files are for the exclusive use of YLoveBigCats and Yves Roumazeilles.
- If your browser accepts them, we send one or more cookies to improve the quality of your visit. those cookies are small files stored on your computer.
- The web sote you are coming from.
- The time of the connection.
- Pages viewed.
- Points of entry or exit from YLoveBigCats.
- Your identity (name, adress) only when you deliver it willlingly to us (e.g. inside a contact form).
That kind of data is used to improve the operation of the site, to better understand the preferences of the visitors and to enrich the service offered.
In all cases, we make sure that we explictly ask your approval (either through a message on your first visit, for cookies; or through a checkbox in forms).
Except for legal authorities and law enforcement, within the limits of the applicable jurisdiction, this data is not shared.
Information relative to Google Analytics: YLoveBigCats uses Google Analytics to collect visit statistics. Data retention period has been set to 26 mois (more precise conditions on Data retention). Your data may be wiped out upon request. You can also read: Google EU user content policy.
Information relative to Akismet: YLoveBigCats uses Akismet services to automatically filter out the robots which attempt to deliver SPAM in our comments (you can’t begin to imagine the thousands of bogus comments we need to sort out; The only solution is automated filtering). Akismet has an information page explaining how they operate and what they do with your information when they collect it from YLoveBigCats comment forms.
E-mail addresses provided to YLoveBigCats (e.g. when contacting us, or when subscribing to an information newsletter) are used only by YLoveBigCats which does not give or sell them to any third party.
YLoveBigCats will use these e-mail addresses reasonably and responsibly (sending a moderate amount of e-mail messages, giving the possibility to un-subscribe, allowing no automatic subscription, with a strict opt-in policy, etc.). YLoveBigCats is firmly opposed to SPAM.
In any case, YLoveBigCats does not obtain personal data without your positive explicit approval. To the exception of judiciary authorities and police forces, when using the appropriate request forms, that personal data is not shared with anybody.
As French and European law states, you can review your personal data that we collected on YLoveBigCats. This is as easy as going to the special page showing your personal data, after connecting/loging to YLoveBigCats.
Furthermore, if you want to modify or remove this data, you have two available options:
- Identify yourself on the site and modify data directly on YLoveBigCats. For example, you can update your contact or personal information, modify or remove one of your posts, etc.
- Ask us through the contact form. (Obviously, it’s easier in case of a request to remove all).
On some pages, the YLoveBigCats web site provides links to other web sites. These external web sites are created and updated by people and organisations independent of YLoveBigCats.
YLoveBigCats cannot guarantee the correctness, the relevance or the quality of the information found on these external sites.
The presence of links on the YLoveBigCats web site does not imply by any mean that YLoveBigCats endorses, agrees with or support the positions taken on these external web sites. Neither does it imply any form of support to the products shown on these external web sites.
If you have questions about the security rules and or privacy concerns at YLoveBigCats, please, write to us.