Privacy Policy

At www.worldtennistalk.com, we value and respect the privacy of our visitors. This Privacy Policy outlines the information we collect and how it is used when you visit our website. By using our website, you consent to the terms of this Privacy Policy.

Website Address: https://www.worldtennistalk.com

Comments

When visitors leave comments on our site, we collect the data provided in the comments form, along with the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string. This information is collected to assist in spam detection. Additionally, if you have a Gravatar account, an anonymized hash created from your email address may be provided to the Gravatar service. After approval of your comment, your profile picture will be visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Media

If you upload images to our website, please refrain from including embedded location data (EXIF GPS) within the images. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data embedded in the images.

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site, you may opt-in to saving your name, email address, and website in cookies. These cookies are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when leaving another comment. These cookies will remain valid for one year.

If you visit our login page, a temporary cookie will be set 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 to your account, we will set up several cookies to save your login information and screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for one 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.

Additionally, when 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 one day.

We use Google Analytics to analyze the use of our website. Google Analytics gathers information about website use by means of cookies. The information gathered relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of our website. Google’s privacy policy is available at: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/

Embedded Content from Other Websites

Articles on www.worldtennistalk.com may include embedded content such as videos, images, or articles from other websites. Embedded content behaves in the same way as if you have visited the other website. These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with the embedded content. This may include tracking your interaction if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Contact Information

If you need to get in touch with us or you encounter any difficulties accessing our website or have ideas on how we can enhance your browsing experience, please don’t hesitate to contact us. Your input is highly valued, and we continually strive to improve our content and user interface based on your feedback.

Sharing of Data

In the event that you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.

Data Retention

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This allows us to recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users who register on our website (if any), we 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 also have access to view and edit this information.

Your Rights

If you have an account on www.worldtennistalk.com or have left comments on our website, you have the right to request an exported file of the personal data we hold about you. This includes any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. However, this does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Data Security

We take appropriate measures to protect the security of your personal information and ensure it is not accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed. However, please note that no method of transmission over the internet or electronic storage is 100% secure, and we cannot guarantee absolute security.

Data Transmission

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

We reserve the right to update or modify this Privacy Policy at any time without prior notice. It is recommended to review this page periodically for any changes. Continued use of the website after any modifications to the Privacy Policy constitutes acceptance of those changes.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding our Privacy Policy, please contact us through the provided contact information on our website.