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Who we are

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Terms of use

Use of this site, A Silent Observer, is entirely at the risk and discretion of the user. Visitors of this site while reading, viewing and using this site acknowledge that ALL the information available on this site is and will be the sole property of the site and its owner. All the information including but not limited in these terms is a copyrighted property of A Silent Observer.

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Copyright Policy

Content on the blog – Please note that A Silent Observer is the legal holder of all the content on this website. Do not reprint, reuse, modify, copy and/or publish any content from this site without a written permission. Permission of use of the content is granted purely for non-commercial use and requires a backlink to the website.

Images used on the blog – For some or most content, we use images that we create on our own or images that have a CC0 license and no source is mentioned on them. However, we disclose the source of the images used on this website when we publish images that belong to another website or blogger, the source is duly credited and the images are linked to those websites.  Republishing or using of any of these images requires this site owner’s consent.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Comments

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: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

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

Cookies

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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.

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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.

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.

Where we send your data

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

Accuracy of information

A Silent Observer and the author do not warrant or provide a guarantee for the accuracy or rationality of any of the opinions expressed on this site. All the articles are well-researched but while using this site, visitors/readers should keep in mind that the opinions and views are strict of the author. The tips and suggestions provided on this site are strictly based on the knowledge and views of the author and the reader should understand that in no way is the author of this site forcing their views on anyone. Our sole purpose is to inform and inspire you. The ultimate decision/choice is that of the user/visitor of the site.

Hold Harmless

As stated earlier, the site does not provide a warranty on the accuracy of the information shared. Everything that is published on the website is thought thoroughly researched, but in no way is providing any medical, psychological, physical, natural, organic, structural, personal, professional, philosophical advice. The reader/viewer is requested to not take any published content in that manner.

Affiliate Program

Kanishka Acharya is a participant in the Amazon Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.in. Amazon links that you may find are affiliated – meaning without any additional cost to you, I may earn a small commission if you choose to click on the links and/or make a purchase. Please note: this does not influence my opinions or decision to feature items. I am also a participant in the SiteGround Affiliate Program.