Our primary purpose in collecting personal information is to provide you with a safe, smooth, efficient, and customized experience. This allows us to provide services and features that most likely meet your needs, and to customize our service to make your experience safer and easier. We only collect personal information about you that we consider necessary for achieving this purpose.
Diymydesign automatically receives and records information on our server logs from your browser, including your IP address, cookies, and the pages you request and uses information for the following general purposes: products and services provisioning, billing, identification and authentication, services improvement, contact, research, and anonymous reporting. IP addresses are automatically reported by your browser each time you view a web page. Your IP address is stored in Diymydesign ’s user registration databases when you register with
We automatically track certain information based upon your behavior on the Site. We use this information to do internal research on our users’ demographics, interests, and behavior to better understand, protect and serve you and our community.
1. Log Files
As is true of most websites, we gather certain information automatically and store it in log files. This information may include internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp, and/or clickstream data. We may combine this automatically collected log information with other information we collect about you. We do this to improve marketing, analytics, and site functionality.
A cookie is a small text file that collects information about the use of a website. These cookies do not contain any personal data, cannot be identified as any specific person, and as long as not otherwise stated, are automatically deleted within two years. This data is not merged with any other data sources.
However, such an opt out will no longer remain valid once you have deleted the cookies saved on your device. Every device requires a unique address in order to enable the transmission of data via the Internet – referred to as the IP address. The workings of the Internet ensure that each IP address must be saved for a short period of time. No individual can be recognised from a full IP address without disclosure from the service provider and such disclosure is only permitted under particular circumstances as determined by a court of law. idealo will inform you in unique cases where IP addresses are to be processed further.
If you purchase a product or service from us, we request certain personally identifiable information from you on our order form. You must provide contact information (such as name and email). We use this information for billing purposes and to fill your orders.
5. Surveys or Contests
6.Third party links
Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services on our website. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We, therefore, have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.
7. Special Offers and Updates
We will occasionally send you information on products, services, special deals, and promotions. You can sign up for these emails from us on our newsletter sign up page. Out of respect for your privacy, we present the option not to receive these types of communications.
If you wish to subscribe to our newsletter(s), we will use your email address to send the newsletter to you. Out of respect for your privacy, we provide you a way to unsubscribe.
9. Customer Service
Based on the personally identifiable information you provide us, we will send you a welcoming email to verify your username and password. We will communicate with you in response to your inquiries, to provide the services you request, and to manage your account.
Note: Support is available via email, typically between the hours of 9 AM and 5 PM (SAST) Monday through Friday. Support requests are answered in the order received, with priority support member questions being answered first. You may email Support using this email address.
12. Contacting Us
Effective Date: 19 March 2019
Who we are
Our website address is: https://diymydesign.com/.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
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.
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 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.
When 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.
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.
What we do with the information we gather
- We require this information to provide you with service that meets your level of expectation.
- Internal record keeping, and providing access to files you have purchased or supporting materials made available therein.
- We may use the information to improve security or provide customer support for you.
- We may use the information to improve on our products and services.
- For legal reasons (such as taxes)
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.
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.
How we protect your data
Diymydesign will not sell or rent your personal information to third parties. Diymydesign will not use or share your personal information in a manner that differs from what is described in this Privacy Statement without your prior consent.