Privacy Policy

Last Updated: 04/26/2020


Introduction

Your privacy is important to us. The Initial Commit Privacy Policy describes what data we collect from you, the purpose for collecting the data in conjunction with the Initial Commit Website and Services, how we share, process, and manage your Personal Data, and your rights associated with your data.

This Privacy Policy applies to initialcommit.com (the "Website"), known as Initial Commit. It explains how we collect information from users of Initial Commit, and how we use such information. Your use of Initial Commit constitutes your acceptance of this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree with the terms of this Privacy Policy, you should immediately stop using or visiting Initial Commit.


1. The Information We Collect and Use

While using Initial Commit, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you. Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to your name and email address ("Personal Information").

Initial Commit may place a "cookie" and on your computer when you visit the Initial Commit Website. Initial Commit may use cookies to personalize your experience using Initial Commit, and to gather usage data that will help to improve the quality of the Website. There is a simple procedure in most browsers that allows you to deny, accept or delete cookies. In European Union and EEA countries, you must voluntarily consent to cookies before using the Initial Commit Website. In order for users from EEA countries to use the Initial Commit website, users must accept cookies. Users will be prompted at the beginning of their session to accept cookies. Users may withdraw consent by deleting their cookies from their browser settings at any time.

Information collected automatically through the Website (or third-party services employed in the Website) may include: the IP addresses or domain names of the computers utilized by the Users who use the Website, the URI addresses (Uniform Resource Identifier), the time of the request, the method utilized to submit the request to the server, the size of the file received in response, the numerical code indicating the status of the server's answer (successful outcome, error, etc.), the country of origin, the features of the browser and the operating system utilized by the User, the various time details per visit (e.g., the time spent on each page within the Website) and the details about the path followed within the Website with special reference to the sequence of pages visited, and other parameters about the device operating system and/or the User's IT environment.


2. Examples of How Initial Commit Uses Your Data


  • To provide periodic updates, content, and announcements via our email newsletter.
  • To respond to your requests or to manage user accounts.
  • To receive product feedback and understand our users better in order to improve Initial Commit.
  • To monitor the safety and security of the Initial Commit service and platform.
  • To provide a personalized experience to users who have expressed interest in specific topics.
  • To provide targeted advertising through ad networks such as Google Adsense.

Initial Commit may disclose your Personally Identifiable Information to third parties in connection with a corporate transaction where all or a portion of our business (e.g., a portion that includes our customer lists) is sold or transferred. We also may disclose your Personally Identifiable Information if disclosure is required by law or as part of a lawsuit or government investigation or proceeding, or in order to permit us to exercise or preserve our legal rights or take action regarding potentially illegal activities or to protect the safety of any person.

Initial Commit reserves the right, but has no obligation, to monitor information, comments or other content that you voluntarily disclose and post to the Website. Initial Commit reserves the right to remove any such information or material for any reason or no reason, including without limitation, if in our sole opinion such information or material violates, or may violate, any applicable law or to protect or defend our rights or property or those of any third party. Initial Commit also reserves the right to remove information upon the request of any third party.

Initial Commit reserves the right to investigate abuses on the Initial Commit Website and enforce and apply this Privacy Policy, and any other terms or conditions applicable to the Website or the use thereof. Initial Commit may disclose information about you to third parties if we have a good faith belief that such disclosure is reasonably necessary to (1) take action regarding suspected illegal activities; (2) comply with legal process and law enforcement instructions and orders, such as a search warrant, subpoena, statute, judicial proceeding or other legal process served on us; (3) protect our rights, reputation, and property or that of our users or the public or (4) protect against legal liability.


3. Data Retention

Initial Commit retains personally identifiable information for the maximum period allowable by law, where there is a reasonable business need to retain such data. You may contact us at jacob@initialcommit.io if at any time you would like to see the Personally Identifiable Information we hold about you, or to ask us to correct or update this information, or to ask us to delete it. Please contact us if you have questions or wish to take any action with respect to information to which this Privacy Policy applies (see below for contact information).


4. Links to other Websites

This Privacy Policy applies only to the Initial Commit Website. The Website may contain links to other websites that Initial Commit may not own or operate. The links from the Website do not imply that Initial Commit endorses or has reviewed these websites. The policies and procedures we describe here do not apply to these websites. We neither can control nor are responsible for the privacy practices or content of these websites. We suggest contacting these websites directly for information on their privacy policies.


5. Your California Privacy Rights

California Civil Code Section ยง1798.83 permits users of websites that are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please send an e-mail to jacob@initialcommit.io.


6. Security of Your Data

Initial Commit is committed to protecting the security of Your Personal Data. We use a variety of industry-standard security technologies and procedures to help protect Your personal data from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. We attempt to follow policies and procedures that will protect against unauthorized access to your personally identifiable information. No amount of measures is 100% secure, however. We cannot make any promises or guarantees that your data will be safe, and you provide information to us at your own risk.


7. How to Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or the practices of this Website, contact us at jacob@initialcommit.io.


8. Changes to the Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy is effective as of 04/26/2020. Initial Commit reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy at any time. Initial Commit does not undertake to provide you with personal notice of any changes. In the event of material changes, Initial Commit will provide notice by means that are reasonable under the circumstances, such as by posting a notice on the Website. Your continued use of Initial Commit following the posting of changes to this Privacy Policy means you accept those changes.