Privacy Policy

WHO WE ARE

Our website address is: theforwardobserver.com

WHAT PERSONAL DATA WE COLLECT AND WHY WE COLLECT IT

COMMENTS (DISQUS)

TFO uses Disqus for its commenting platform. Data is thus stored in the discuss platform. Please refer to the Disqus privacy policy for details on data that is collected when making comments on the TFO website.

Disqus privacy policy is available here: https://help.disqus.com/terms-and-policies/disqus-privacy-policy

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

Our site uses Gravity Forms to provide easy contact forms functionality to the website. Data collected via these forms is stored indefinitely in the sites database. You may request to have it removed by sending a request to editor@blackriflecoffee.com

COOKIES

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.

If you opt-in to our newsletter through any of the opt-in forms, a cookie will be saved for a period of time from 1 day to 30 days depending on the action you take in the form.

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.

ANALYTICS

We collect analytics data through Google Analytics. We do not collect your IP address or any personal information about you. We only collect general browsing information such as which pages you visit and how long you are on the page.

WHO WE SHARE YOUR DATA WITH

We share data with Disqus and PIN.

Disqus is our commenting system. Please see details above related to information collected by Disqus.

PIN is our email marketing provider. Only information you enter into the opt-in forms will be collected and sent to PIN in order to send you emails with special offers, updates, and everything Black Rifle Coffee.

HOW LONG WE RETAIN YOUR DATA

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.

We also retain contact form information indefinitely.

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.

WHAT WE COLLECT AND STORE

We will also store comments and form submission data, if you choose to leave them.

WHO ON OUR TEAM HAS ACCESS

Members of our team have access to the information you provide us. For example, Administrators can access form submission data.

WHAT WE SHARE WITH OTHERS

We share information with third parties who help us provide our orders and store services to you.

We share data with Disqus and PIN.