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Newsletter & E-Mails
If you have subscribed to our newsletter or if you are a registered user of bocapost.com (you can log in) or if you have purchased a service from bocapost.com, there is a good chance you will receive emails from us.
We will only send you emails which you have signed up to receive, or which pertain to the services we provided to you. To send you emails, we use the name and email address you provide us. Bocapost.com also logs the IP address you used when you signed up for the service to prevent abuse of the system.
Bocapost.com can send emails through the MailPoet Sending Service. This service allows us to track opens and clicks on our emails. We use this information to improve the content of our newsletters.
No identifiable information is otherwise tracked outside of bocapost.com except for the email address and name.
When visitors leave comments on bocapost.com, 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 to bocapost.com, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Bocapost.com visitors may download and be able to extract any location data from images on Bocapost.com. Take necessary precautions before uploading images to Bocapost.com, if applicable.
What is a cookie? Cookies are text files placed on your computer used to log and track information, including visitor behavior on websites. Bocapost.com uses both, functionality and advertising cookies, in the following ways:
If you leave a comment on bocapost.com 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
Bocapost.com uses these cookies to collect information about your visit to our website, the content you viewed, the links you followed and information about your browser, device, and your IP address. Bocapost.com sometimes shares some limited aspects of this data with third parties for advertising purposes. We may also share online data collected through cookies with our advertising partners, such as Google Adsense. This means that when you visit another website, you may be shown advertising based on your browsing patterns on our website.
How you can manage cookies
You can set your browser not to accept cookies. However, in a few cases, some of our website features may not function as a result. Additionally, in the case of advertising cookies, disabling cookies may stop advertisers from being able to provide personalized advertisements, not generic ads.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on bocapost.com 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.
Who we share your data with
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 may be 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 bocapost.com, we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All registered users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Bocapost.com administrators can also see and edit that information.
How do we store your data?
Bocapost.com stores data owned by registered users, excluding billing data, on our website, protected by high-level TLS encryption. Personal data is not shared with anyone other than Pledged Media, LLC authorized personnel who may use certain data to perform required functions, such as unsubscribing users from mailing lists, approving, or disapproving comments, blocking spammers or abusive users, etc.
Boca Post would like to send you information about products and services of ours that we think you might like. Note, this only applies to registered users or those who have subscribed to one our mailings lists. If you have agreed to receive marketing, you may always opt out at a later date.
You have the right at any time to stop Boca Post from contacting you for marketing purposes. If you no longer wish to be contacted for marketing purposes, please unsubscribe.
Note, we will never sell your information or provide it to any 3rd party.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on Bocapost.com, 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.
Requests can take up to one month to process. To start a request, please contact us in writing. You can contact us via our contact us form, or e-mail us: legal (at) pledgedmedia (dot) com.
Anti-Spam & Where Your Data May Be Sent
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service. In order to defend against spammers, Bocapost.com uses Akismet, a anti-spam software. By using Akismet, we may collect information about visitors who comment on Bocapost..com.. The information we collect may include the commenter’s IP address, user agent, referrer, and URL (along with other information directly provided by the commenter such as their name, username, email address, and the comment itself).
What data do we collect & how do we collect it?
Pledged Media, LLC may collect personally identifiable information, including your name, e-mail address, and any other information described below in the following circumstances:
Directory Listings & Obituaries
When you purchase a directory listing, the content of the listing and its metadata are retained indefinitely. All users can see, edit, or delete the personal information included on their listings at any time. Authorized Pledged Media, LLC personnel can also see and edit that information.
Bocapost.com visitors can see the business name, website URL, phone number, address and other information included in your submission to describe the directory listing. Bocapost.com visitors will not see any personal or billing information required to process the order.
Similar to business directory listings, the content found in a paid obituary and its metadata are retained indefinitely. An obituary purchaser can request changes to the paid obituary or request removal at any time. This request must be made in writing via a request using this form.
If you pay to post a directory listing entering your credit card and billing information directly on https://bocapost.com, the credit card information won’t be stored but it will be shared through a secure connection with the following payment gateways to process the payment:
Stripe — https://stripe.com/us/privacy/
How to contact us