Who we are
Our website address is: https://gunsnews.com.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
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 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.
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.
Who we share your data with
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.
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.
This website is using Histats.com web analytics, a web analysis service.
Histats service do not use third party cookies to idemntify user so cannot idemntify you out of this site, the service use only 1st party cookie which means that those are assigned and owned by this current website only in order to guarantee the highest privacy standards
Histats usage of this 1st party cookie help the website analyze how users interact with the site.
The information generated by the cookie relating to your use of this website is usually transferred to Histats.com servers and stored there.
All IP address which belong to Member States of the European Union will be anonymized.
Purposes of the processing
On behalf of the operator of this website, Histats will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide the website operator with other services related to website and Internet use.
The legitimate interest in the data processing lies in the optimization of our website, the analysis of the use of our website and the adaptation of its contents. The interests of users are adequately protected by pseudonymisation.
The legal basis for the use of Histats.com analytics is your consent in accordance with Article 6.1 (f) GDPR.
Recipients or categories of recipients
The recipient of the collected data is Histats.com.
Transfer to third countries
Personal data will not be stored, other data will be persisted on EU located servers and cloud providers managed by Histats.com
Data storage – duration
The data sent by us and linked to the 1st party cookie generated on this website then anonymized using a one-way only hashing tecnique are automatically deleted after 12 months. Data whose retention period has been reached is automatically deleted once a month.
You can prevent Histats from collecting any data in this website and other websites which uses Histats.com services setting the opt-out cookie