Who we are
PDF Root is just a blog site, not a piece of news portal nor a magazine. Our aim is to make people aware of PDF things which mean the Portable Document File(PDF). We may also work on re-publishing or share the copyright-free books in PDF version, other PDF things like PDF tutorial, Book review, Job Circular, etc.
Our website address is: https://pdfroot.com
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
PDF Root is not intended to collect any of your personal data without your concern. Some other minor data may be collected by technical processes like comments, like share, etc. which mostly temporary.
Personal data is not just created by a user’s interactions with PDF Root. Personal data is also generated from technical processes such as contact forms, comments, cookies, analytics, and third party embeds.
Our website is built by WordPress(CMS) and by default, WordPress does not collect any personal data about visitors, and only collects the data shown on the User Profile screen from registered users. However, some of your plugins may collect personal data. You should add the relevant information below.
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.
If you upload images or give us an image link in any comment or other ways that could be public 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.
We keep a contact form for the visitors if they have any questions or complaints about any of our articles/pages/elements. We don’t aim to collect the user data via the form but for the communication. The data we ask to put via the contact form we never use for marketing purposes and kept for a certain time until the conversation or support has been continues.
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.
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.
For web analytics, some anonymous data has been collected by the web Hosting Provider, Google Analytics which is anonymous and only usable for guessing the website performance statistics. And as much as we know, the Google Analytics and Hosting provider never use that information for any other purposes except showing our admin the website stats.
Who we share your data with
This website is built with WordPress and by default, WordPress does not share any personal data with anyone. Except this, users data is collected by other third party services provider like Google Analytics, Google Webmaster/Search-Console, Hosting Provider, and some plugins but none of them share users data for other purposes except showing our admin the web stats and sometimes use that information to let our visitor experience a seamless website performance in the future.
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 in some cases). Website administrators can also see and edit that information for some specific situation.
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.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service but for kept for long but for the checking time or for showing the stats only. And like this, some other temporary information of a visitor could be sent to some service provider related to the website and some third party plugin or service just to ensure our visitors experience better.
How we protect your data
We made our website address encrypted by the SSL certificate. So we confident that we can better protect your data from theft.
What third parties we receive data from
From the user data sync by third parties, we connected with like Google AdSense, Disqus, or any other social media or any other website the user data sync to let our users experience a better service, we do not interact with them and we believe the data most of the time sync with concerns of users or doesn’t store for a long time but for the session.
Finally, we are totally free from any intention to collect our user data for any commercial purposes. Also, we don’t offer any user registration service or system here. If you think you are concern about your data we may collect via this website and you have any questions or obligations about that, please do not hesitate to write to us. We will be polite enough to help you with that.