Privacy Policy

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The Ministry of Poetic Affairs
Rijnegommerstraat 28
2382XB Zoeterwoude-Rijndijk
The Netherlands


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Website

This privacy policy applies to the website www.ministryofpoeticaffairs.org (including www.ministryofpoeticaffairs.com and www.ministryofpoeticaffairs.nl).

This privacy policy applies to the online activities of The Ministry of Poetic Affairs and is valid for all visitors of the website.

Consent

By using our website, you hereby consent to our Privacy Policy and agree to its terms.

Information we collect

The personal information that you are asked to provide, and the reasons why you are asked to provide it, will be made clear to you at the point we ask you to provide your personal information.

If you contact us directly, we may receive additional information about you such as your name, email address, phone number, the contents of the message and/or attachments you may send us, and any other information you may choose to provide.

When you register for an Account, we may ask for your contact information, including items such as name, company name, address, email address, and telephone number.

How we use your information

We use the information we collect in various ways, including:

  • Provide, operate, and maintain our website
  • Improve, personalize, and expand our website
  • Understand and analyze how you use our website
  • Develop new products, services, features, and functionality
  • Communicate with you, either directly or through one of our partners, including for customer service, to provide you with updates and other information relating to the website, and for marketing and promotional purposes
  • Send you emails
  • Find and prevent fraud

Log files

The Ministry of Poetic Affairs follows a standard procedure of using log files. These files log visitors when they visit websites. All hosting companies do this and a part of hosting services’ analytics. The information collected by log files includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date and time stamp, referring/exit pages, and possibly the number of clicks. These are not linked to any personally identifiable information. The purpose of the information is for analyzing trends, administering the site, tracking users’ movement on the website, and gathering demographic information.

Cookies and web beacons

Like any other website, The Ministry of Poetic Affairs uses ‘cookies’. These cookies are used to store information including visitors’ preferences, and the pages on the website that the visitor accessed or visited. The information is used to optimize the users’ experience by customizing our web page content based on visitors’ browser type and/or other information.

On this page, you can view all the cookies that are in use on this website.

Google DoubleClick DART Cookie

Google is one of a third-party vendor on our site. It also uses cookies, known as DART cookies, to serve ads to our site visitors based upon their visit to www.website.com and other sites on the internet. However, visitors may choose to decline the use of DART cookies by visiting the Google ad and content network Privacy Policy at the following URL – https://policies.google.com/technologies/ads

Our advertising partners

Some of the advertisers on our site may use cookies and web beacons. Our advertising partners are listed below. Each of our advertising partners has their Privacy Policy for their policies on user data. For easier access, here is the link to the information from Google about advertising and privacy: https://policies.google.com/technologies/ads

Advertising partners privacy policies

You may consult this list to find the Privacy Policy for each of the advertising partners of The Ministry of Poetic Affairs.

Third-party ad servers or ad networks uses technologies like cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons that are used in their respective advertisements and links that appear on The Ministry of Poetic Affairs, which are sent directly to users’ browser. They automatically receive your IP address when this occurs. These technologies are used to measure the effectiveness of their advertising campaigns and/or to personalize the advertising content that you see on websites that you visit.

Note that The Ministry of Poetic Affairs has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.

Third-party privacy policies

This privacy policy does not apply to other advertisers or websites. This, we advise you to check out the respective privacy policies of these third-party ad servers for more detailed information.

You can choose to disable cookies through your browser options. To know more detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers, it can be found at the browsers’ respective websites.

Disqus

Posting reactions to articles on this website is possible via Disqus. The data is stored encrypted and can only be accessed by The Ministry of Poetic Affairs. The following data is stored when posting a comment:

  1. Country and location
  2. Browser information
  3. Operating system
  4. Service used
  5. IP address (anonymised by Disqus)

More about the privacy statement and related options can be found at: https://help.disqus.com/en/collections/191787-terms-and-policies

Engagebay

The contact forms, as well as the form for sending a request for free promotion, are part of the services used by the Engagebay platform. More about the privacy conditions can be found at: https://www.engagebay.com/legal/

Automattic

This website uses the services of Automattic to make sure that your e-mails are checked before they are sent to us. This is the service Akismet. More information about the privacy policy of Automattic: www.automattic.com/privacy.

Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics to analyse website traffic. The following data is saved:

  • Country and location
  • Browser information
  • Operating system
  • Used device

The IP addresses are withheld.

More about Google’s privacy policy: safety.google

CCPA privacy rights (Do not sell my personal information)

Under the CCPA, among other rights, California consumers have the right to:

Request that a business that collects a consumer’s data disclose the categories and specific pieces of personal data that a business has collected about consumers.

Request that a business deletes any personal data about the consumer that a business has collected.

Request that a business that sells a consumer’s data, not sell the consumer’s data.

If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us.

GDPR data protection rights

We would like to make sure you are fully aware of all of your data protection rights. Every user is entitled to the following:

The right to access – You have the right to request copies of your data. We may charge you a small fee for this service.

The right to rectification – You have the right to request that we correct any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request that we complete the information you believe is incomplete.

The right to erasure – You have the right to request that we erase your data, under certain conditions.

The right to restrict processing – You have the right to request that we restrict the processing of your data, under certain conditions.

The right to object to processing – You have the right to object to our processing of your data, under certain conditions.

The right to data portability – You have the right to request that we transfer the data that we have collected to another organization, or directly to you, under certain conditions.

If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us.

Children’s information

Another part of our priority is adding protection for children while using the internet. We encourage parents and guardians to observe, participate in, and/or monitor and guide their online activity.

The Ministry of Poetic Affairs does not knowingly collect any Personal Identifiable Information from children under the age of 13. If you think that your child provided this kind of information on our website, we strongly encourage you to contact us immediately and we will do our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.

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