Who We Are
Howdy! Patchstorage (https://patchstorage.com) is a side project of us – the team behind Blokas (https://blokas.io). As with all of our projects, users privacy and the security of their Personal Information is important to us. So, here we want to transparently explain how and why we collect your personal data when you visit and interact with Patchstorage and choices you have regarding this process. To find out more about Blokas privacy practices visit https://blokas.io/privacy/. If you have any questions, please contact us by email at email@example.com.
Information We Collect
When you interact with Patchstorage based on your interaction and consent we may collect Information, such as your email, name, IP address, date and time of your interaction, your browsing patterns, or your device Information. No sensitive personally identifiable Information is collected automatically without your consent.
Files You Share
When you upload your files to Patchstorage, it is up to you to decide what kind of Information you want to share publicly and if you want to include any of your Personal Information.
How Do We Use Your Information & Files
We use the Personal Information generally to provide you our Services, send you direct notifications related to your activity on this Site, and when in line with the interest you have shared with us to provide you with updates and news about Patchstorage.
We use the Non-Personal Information that we collect to help us screen for potential spam and interactions abuse (in particular, your IP address), and more generally to improve and optimize Patchstorage (for example, by generating analytics about how our visitors browse and interact with the Site).
User Uploaded Files
We serve those files publicly to other users without any access restrictions. We may redundantly store or backup your uploaded files, transfer them between Patchstorage servers, or perform any other actions that we need to undertake for Patchstorage to function properly. You have the right to delete your uploaded files anytime you like. Additionally, please note that we cannot be held responsible for the content of the user uploaded files and their implications for your privacy.
Third Parties & Disclosure
For Patchstorage we use a select number of trusted external service providers listed below for certain technical tasks. These service providers are carefully selected and meet high data protection and security standards. We only share Information with them that is required for the services offered. In any other cases, we will only pass your data on to third parties without your explicit consent if we are obliged to do so by law.
We use Google Analytics with an anonymization layer enabled to help us understand how our visitors use Patchstorage. You can read more about how Google uses your Personal Information here: https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/. You can also opt-out of Google Analytics here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
We use Mailerlite to manage our Newsletter. You can read more about how Mailerlite uses your Personal Information here: https://www.mailerlite.com/privacy-policy. You can Opt-out from our Newsletter anytime via the unsubscribe link.
Also, if you have an account and you log in to Patchstorage, 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 upload some content, 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.
Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit http://allaboutcookies.org. Also, as described above, you can directly manage how some of our external service providers stores cookies.
When you use Patchstorage, we will store your data until such time when you withdraw your consent for us to do so. All other data as specified above will be retained for as long as is necessary for the purpose(s) for which we originally collected it. We may also retain your Information as required by law.
Your Data & Your Rights
You may be aware that a new European Union law, called the General Data Protection Regulation or “GDPR” gives certain rights to individuals in relation to their personal data. By the law you have the right to access your Personal Information we hold about you and to ask that your Personal Information be corrected, updated, or deleted. If you would like to exercise this right, please contact us via firstname.lastname@example.org.
Age of Consent
By using Patchstorage, you represent that you are at least 16 years old, or that you have given us your consent to allow any of your minor dependents younger than 16 to use this Site. We do not knowingly collect personal data from children under 16 years. If you are under the age limit, please do not use Patchstorage, and do not provide any personal data to us.
Links to Other Websites & Embedded Content
Changes to this Policy
For more information about our privacy practices, or if you have questions, please contact us by email at email@example.com or by mail to Užupio g. 5-13 Vilnius LT-01200, Lithuania.