1. Introduction Welcome to Cichocki.com, the professional hub of Jan M. Cichocki. Your privacy is of utmost importance to us, and this policy provides detailed information about how we handle your personal data. If you have any questions or concerns regarding this policy or our data handling practices, please contact us at info@cichocki.com.

2. Personal Data Collection We only collect personally identifiable information necessary for the functioning of our website and to facilitate a productive and enjoyable user experience. This includes data you provide when leaving comments on our site, such as your name and email address, which are collected alongside your IP address and browser user agent string to aid in spam detection.

3. Cookies Cookies are used on our website for improved user experience. When you leave a comment, you may opt-in to save your name, email address, and website in cookies. This is for your convenience to avoid re-entering these details when leaving another comment.

4. Media If you upload images to the website, we advise against including embedded location data (EXIF GPS) within the images, as visitors can download and extract this data from images on the website.

5. Embedded Content from Other Websites Articles on this site may include embedded content, such as videos, images, and articles. This content behaves as if you have visited the originating websites, which may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with the embedded content.

6. Data Sharing We respect your privacy and only share your data when necessary. For instance, if you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email. Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

7. Data Retention We retain your data for as long as necessary. For instance, if you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely to recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically. For registered users, we store the personal information provided in the user profile.

8. User Rights You have the right to request a copy of the personal data we hold about you. This includes any data you have provided to us. You may also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. Please note, this does not include data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

9. Contact For any inquiries, clarifications, or requests related to your data, you may contact us at info@cichocki.com. We are committed to addressing your concerns to the best of our ability.

This policy is subject to updates and revisions, and the latest version will be posted on this page.

Last Updated: July 31, 2023