Privacy Policy

Last updated: October 20, 2020

This Privacy Policy explains how www.petermancina.com collects and stores your data, including a description of what Cookies and cross-site trackers are and how this Website uses them. You should read this policy so You can understand what type of Cookies this Website uses, or the information that is collected using Cookies and how that information is used. 

Interpretation and Definitions

Interpretation

The words of which the initial letter is capitalized have meanings defined under the following conditions.

The following definitions shall have the same meaning regardless of whether they appear in singular or in plural.

 

Definitions

For the purposes of this Privacy Policy:​

  • I refers to Dr. Peter Mancina

  • You means the individual accessing or using the Website, or a company, or any legal entity on behalf of which such individual is accessing or using the Website, as applicable.

  • Cookies means small files that are placed on Your computer, mobile device or any other device by a website, containing details of your browsing history on that website among its many uses. 

  • Website refers to www.petermancina.com.

  • Wix refers to the Website host www.wix.com

The Use of the Cookies on this Site

I have created this Website with the website builder and website host Wix.com. When a user builds a website using Wix and hosts it on Wix servers, the platform requires the use of Wix-specific cookies in the site. Some of these cookies are considered "essential" for functionality of the site, but some are also considered non-essential.  Wix has created a tool which allows visitors to disable these non-essential cookies but still requires the use of essential cookies. Wix declines requests to remove or disable any non-essential cookies from websites hosted on their platform. I have no personal or professional interest in tracking or measuring the browsing habits of visitors to my site or when they visit other sites after they leave mine Nonetheless, Your data will be stored through Wix's data storage, databases and the general Wix applications. They store your data on secure servers behind a firewall, but they will likely use it for commercial purposes such as marketing.

If you are not familiar with cookies and corporate tracking, you can read more about it in the Electronic Frontier Foundation's comprehensive report "Behind the One-Way Mirror: A Deep Dive Into the Technology of Corporate Surveillancehttps://www.eff.org/wp/behind-the-one-way-mirror by Bennett Cyphers and Gennie Gebhart (2019).

How to Block and Erase Cookies 

If You prefer to avoid the use of Cookies on the Website, first You must disable the use of Cookies in your browser and then delete the Cookies saved in your browser associated with this website. You may use this option for preventing the use of Cookies at any time.

If You do not accept Cookies from this Website, You may experience some inconvenience in your use of the Website and some features may not function properly.

If You'd like to delete Cookies or instruct your web browser to delete or refuse Cookies, please visit the help pages of your web browser.

For any other web browser, please visit your web browser's official web pages.

To minimize online tracking, also consider using the Brave Browser - https://brave.com/  or the Tor Browser - www.torproject.org/  and using a strong VPN such as NordVPN

Type of Cookies this Website Uses

Cookies can be "Persistent" or "Session" Cookies. Persistent Cookies remain on your personal computer or mobile device when You go offline, while Session Cookies are deleted as soon as You close your web browser.

This Website uses both session and persistent Cookies for the purposes set out below:

  • Necessary / Essential Cookies

    Type: Session Cookies

    Administered by: Wix.com

    Purpose: These Cookies enable You to use some of this Website's features. 

  • Functionality Cookies

    Type: Persistent Cookies

    Administered by: Wix.com

    Purpose: These Cookies allow the Website to remember choices You make when You use the Website. 

  • Social Media Cookies

    Type: Persistent Cookies

    Administered by: Third-Parties

    Purpose: In addition to Wix Cookies, this Website may also use various third parties Cookies to report usage statistics of the Website. These Cookies may be used when You share information using a social media networking websites such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter or Google+.

The following is a List of Cookies that Wix.com requires www.petermancina.com to use.

For more information on Wix.com's cookies, visit https://support.wix.com/en/article/cookies-and-your-wix-site:

www.petermancina.com does not use Google, Facebook, or Yandex Metrica trackers.

Data from the Contact Form

The only other instance in which I collect your information is if you email me through the contact form on this website and you provide me your name, email address, and your message.  Such messages remain on an encrypted Proton Mail server and on Wix.com's user platform.

I will only use this information to respond to your message. I will not use your personal information in these emails for commercial purposes, nor will I share it with anyone unless you authorize me to do so. I will also not share any information from your emails with law enforcement unless legally compelled to do so. If you would like me to delete the messages you send me through the contact form on this website use the contact form one final time to send me a message making that request.

  

Policy Changes

I reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time, so please review it frequently. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website. If I make material changes to this policy, I will notify you here that it has been updated, so that you are aware of what information I collect, how I use it, and under what circumstances, if any, I use and/or disclose it. 

Contact Me

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, You can contact me by visiting this page on the Website: https://www.petermancina.com/contact

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