Who We Are
Five Cities Plumbing is dedicated to ensuring the privacy and protection of our visitors’ data. Our website address is: https://fivecitiesplumbing.com.
When you leave comments on our site, we collect the data shown in the comment form, and also your IP address and browser user agent string to help detect spam.
For your privacy, avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) as other visitors can download and extract this data from our site.
Opting to leave a comment may prompt us to save your name, email, and website in cookies for your convenience, so you don’t re-enter these details for future comments. Such cookies last for a year.
Accessing our login page sets a temporary cookie to verify your browser’s cookie acceptance. This cookie carries no personal data and is discarded once you close your browser.
Logging in establishes several cookies to save your login and display settings. Login cookies remain for two days, and display option cookies stay for a year. If you choose “Remember Me”, your login will endure for two weeks. Logging out deletes these login cookies.
Editing or publishing an article sets an additional cookie in your browser, which points out the post ID of the article you modified. This cookie lasts a day.
Embedded Content from Other Websites
Our articles may feature embedded content (like videos, images, etc.). Engaging with embedded content from other sites is equivalent to visiting those sites directly.
Who We Share Your Data With
For password resets, your IP address will be part of the reset email. This is a standard procedure to protect users from potential unauthorized password reset attempts.
How Long We Retain Your Data
Leaving a comment causes the comment and its metadata to be retained indefinitely. This allows us to automatically recognize and approve subsequent comments without keeping them pending.
For users who register on Five Cities Plumbing (if this feature is available), we store the personal information provided in their profiles. All users can view, edit, or delete their personal data at any time, but they can’t modify their username. Our website administrators also have access to this information.
Your Data Rights
If you’ve made an account on our site or left comments, you can ask for an exported file of the personal data we have about you, which includes any details you’ve provided. You also have the right to request the erasure of your personal data. This doesn’t include any data we are compelled to retain for legal, administrative, or security reasons.
To safeguard our site and our users, visitor comments might be verified using an automated spam detection service.