privacy policy


Who we are

Our website addresses are: creativityos.com and creativityos.org. The website is owned by Lidor Wyssocky (see Usage Terms and Conditions for further details).

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Comments

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.

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.

Contact forms

When you are using Contact Forms in this website, we shall use the personal information you provide (e.g. name, e-mail address, etc.) for the sole purpose of responding to your message.

Newsletter signup

When you sign up to The Creativity Operating System newsletter we shall use the personal information you provide (e.g. name, e-mail address, etc.) to send you periodical updates on website content and related activities. You can unsubscribe at any time using your newsletter settings (available in any newsletter edition we are sending).

For the purpose of issuing the newsletter, we are using a third-party service (MailChimp). Please refer to MailChimp’s Privacy Policy (for Contacts)

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 visit our login page, 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.

We also use Google’s reCAPTCHA service to protect this website from spam and abuse. Please refer to Google’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

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.

Analytics

We may use third-party services such as Google Analytics tor analytical purposes.

Who we share your data with

We don’t share your data with any other party other the ones mentioned above. We will never use your data for purposes other than to provide the service this website is designed to provide.

If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.

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, apart from your password.

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. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Registered users can request to delete their user information via our Contact page.

Where we send your data

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

Your contact information

For any inquiry regarding this Privacy Policy, please contact us:

email: contact [at] creativityos [dot] com
tel: +972-58-IMAGINE

Last updated: January 15, 2021


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