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Cookies & Privacy Policy

Like most website operators, Staffan Engstrom Ltd collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Staffan Engstrom Ltd’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Staffan Engstrom Ltd’s visitors use its website. From time to time, Staffan Engstrom Ltd may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Certain visitors to Staffan Engstrom Ltd’s websites choose to interact with Staffan Engstrom Ltd in ways that require Staffan Engstrom Ltd to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Staffan Engstrom Ltd gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. In each case, Staffan Engstrom Ltd collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Staffan Engstrom Ltd. Staffan Engstrom Ltd does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

Staffan Engstrom Ltd discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Staffan Engstrom Ltd’s behalf or to provide services available at Staffan Engstrom Ltd’s website, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using Staffan Engstrom Ltd’s website, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Staffan Engstrom Ltd will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, Staffan Engstrom Ltd discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Staffan Engstrom Ltd believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Staffan Engstrom Ltd, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an Staffan Engstrom Ltd website and have supplied your email address, Staffan Engstrom Ltd may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with Staffan Engstrom Ltd and our products. We primarily use our various product blogs to communicate this type of information, so we expect to keep this type of email to a minimum. If you send us a request (for example via a support email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. Staffan Engstrom Ltd takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.

Cookies

A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. Staffan Engstrom Ltd uses cookies to help identify and track visitors, their usage of our website, and their website access preferences. Staffan Engstrom Ltd visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using our website, with the drawback that certain features of Staffan Engstrom Ltd’s websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

The list of cookies that we use on our site is as follows:

Google:

  • _utma – Keeps track of the number of times, a visitor has been to the site, when their first visit was, and when their last visit occurred.
  • _utmb – Creates a timestamp of the exact moment when a visitor enters a site.
  • _utmc – Creates a timestamp of the exact moment when a visitor leaves the site.
  • _utmv – Used for reporting in Google Analytics classifying the visitor
  • _umtz – Tracks where the visitor came from, what search engine was used, what link was clicked on, what keywords used, and where in the world the site was accessed from.

WordPress:

  • wp-settings, wp-settings-time- – Verifies whether or not a user is logged in.
  • wordpress_, wordpress_logged_in – Only used if a visitor is logged in.
  • comment_author, comment_author_email, comment_author_url – Information sotred when a visitor leaves a comment on the website.

Comments

Commenting services are provided by Disqus (http://disqus.com/) and therefore related cookies and privacy agreements are controlled by Disqus themselves. More information about these policies, we recommend reading these pages.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, Staffan Engstrom Ltd may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in Staffan Engstrom Ltd’s sole discretion. Staffan Engstrom Ltd encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. If you have a WordPress.com account, you should also check your blog’s dashboard for alerts to these changes. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.

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