Kevin's Guides is a public community. Your Username and avatar may be visible to anyone who visits this website. Social activity on this website is public. Comments, likes, and shares are visible to others.
You do not have to use your real name on Kevin's Guides. If you wish to protect your identity or remain anonymous, you can use an alias for your username. Your username is displayed publicly, so make sure it does not contain any identifying information if you do not wish to be identified.
Private Account Information
Your private account information contains other details such as your full name, email address, password, and personal preferences or website settings. We use your email to send out essential information related to your account such as password resets, privacy requests, and account verification. Non-essential emails are opt-in only and may be opted out at any time. If you wish to opt out from essential emails, you must submit a request to delete your account, which removes all your data from this website.
If you signup through this website, we will collect a password from you. If you sign up through social services, such as Facebook or Google, we only collect your name and email.
If you purchase a product or service from us, we may need to collect your physical mailing address.
Accessing and Modifying Your Personal Information
You may view or change your saved personal information by selecting the "My Settings" option under the "User Options" menu. Click "Edit Profile" to modify these settings.
If you are a resident of the EU/EEA, you are entitled to request an export of your personal information. To do this, you may sign in to your account and visit the Privacy Requests page. You must submit a request and verify the request via the email address attached to your account. Privacy requests are generally processed within 24 hours Monday through Friday, but may take up to 72 hours to complete.
Kevin's Guides, its files and databases, are protected by encryption, firewalls, and physical server security. It is your responsibility as the user to remember your username and password in a safe location. The safeguards in place help to protect your data, but NO GUARANTEE CAN BE MADE THAT YOUR PUBLIC OR PERSONAL DATA WILL REMAIN SECURE FROM INTRUSIONS, THEFT, EXPLOIT, OR OTHER UNAUTHORIZED RELEASE TO THIRD PARTIES. Therefore, you should not store any extremely sensitive personal information on this website, such as social security numbers, credit card numbers, bank accounts, licenses, etc.
Information & Cookies
In addition to the information you provide, Kevin's Guides uses analytics tools from Google and Facebook to track user activity for the purpose of analyzing user engagement, website performance, advertisement metrics and accessibility. We may also track the link of the website which referred you to Kevin's Guides.
Cookies are used to track your session data and keep you logged into the website.
We do not share any personal data with outside parties for commercial or marketing use of any kind. We may share data with third parties to enhance the features and usability of this website, such as providing social logins through Facebook and Google. Aggregate non-identifiable data may be shared with outside analytics organizations for business purposes. We may only share your data with outside entities in cases where we are legally obligated to.
You may request to have your account deleted through the Privacy Requests page when you are signed in. You will receive an email at your primary email address which you must confirm in order to approve the deletion request. Deletion requests are usually processed within 24 hours, but may take up to 72 hours to complete. This will erase your account and any personal data you have saved. Your pubic posts may still remain visible, though your username will be deleted. You will cease to receive further communications from Kevin's Guides after deletion unless you reach out directly to us or create a new account.
Changes To This Policy
If significant changes to this policy are made regarding the handling of your personal user data, a prominent notice will be placed on the front page of this website.