Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is: http://checkmybroadbandspeed.online/.

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.

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.

Speed Test Applet

The speed test applet is provide by Ookla. Ookla collects certain data through Speedtest that may be considered personally identifiable, such as your IP address, unique device identifiers or location. Ookla believes it has a legitimate interest to share this data with internet providers, hardware manufacturers and industry regulators to help them understand and create a better and faster internet. For further information including how the data may be shared, where the data may be transferred and Ookla’s contact details, please see Ookla’s Privacy Policy.

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.

Cookies

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.

If 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.

Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics software uses cookies to collect information about how you use our website. We do this to help make sure the site is meeting the needs of our customers and prospective customers and to help us improve the content of our website and make it easier to use.

Google Analytics stores information about:

  • The pages you visit on the website
  • How long you spend on each page
  • How you got to the site
  • What you click on while you’re visiting the site

We don’t collect or store your personal information (e.g. your name or address) so this information cannot be used to identify who you are. You can opt out of Google Analytics cookies.

Read Google’s overview of privacy and safeguarding data

Removing cookies
Current cookies can be cleared from your computer, and you can set your internet browser not to allow any more cookies to be saved. For details on how to do this, please refer to your internet browser’s support documentation. Links for some popular browsers are listed below.

To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.

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.

Information you provide to us

We do not share, sell, rent or trade information about our visitors.

Information that you supply to us via our website (e.g. contact us forms) or by email will be stored securely and used to correspond with you in relation to your inquiry.

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.

Where we send your data

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

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 by email us at info@checkmybroadbandspeed.online. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.