Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is: This privacy policy is created to better serve the users of,, who are concerned with how their ‘Personally Identifiable Information’ or PII is being used online. We request you to read the privacy policy of carefully to get a clear understanding of how we collect, use, protect or (otherwise) handle your Personally Identifiable Information in conformity with our website.

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What personal data we collect and why we collect it

We may sometimes ask you to enter your name, email address or other details to enrich your experience and make our service better, especially which you provide in the feedback section. We collect details from you when you enter the information on our site by means of registering feedback, comments or something in that genre.


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


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.


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

If you visit our login page, 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.

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.

Who we share your data with

We may use the information for our newsletter; respond to a survey or marketing communication, browsing the website, or to personalize your experience and to allow us to deliver the appropriate type of content and product offerings in which you are most interested. We may use the information to improve the readability of the website. And, to answer your queries in the most appropriate manner.    

How long we retain your data

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

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.

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.

We protect your data

We do not use vulnerability scanning and/or scanning to PCI standards. We only provide articles and information. We never ask the readers for their credit card numbers. We use regular Malware Scanning. We do not use an SSL certificate as we only provide articles and information.

Third-party links

Sometimes, we may include or offer third-party products or services or links on our website (For example, we may place advertisement links on our website from third-parties). These third-party sites have separate and independent privacy policies of their own. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked websites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites or products.

Google’s advertising requirements can be summed up by Google’s Advertising Principles. They are put in place to provide a positive experience for users.

We have not enabled Google AdSense on our site yet, but we may do so in the future.

Third-party disclosure

We are assuring you that we do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your Personally Identifiable Information or any other details.

What data breach procedures we have in place

We will take the following responsive action, should a data breach occur:

We will notify you via email within seven business days. We will notify the users via in-site notification within seven business days

We collect your email address in order to send information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions, and sometimes to send you our latest articles.

We do not specifically market to children under the age of 13 years old.

If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, you can email us at or, and we will promptly remove you from the list.

Contacting Us

If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy, you may contact us using the information below.

Media Ink

PJ Antony Road

Kochi, Kerala 682024


Last Edited on 2020-08-12

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