At our site, we value your privacy and take steps to protect it while you are visiting. The following details our practices for collecting and dissemination information while you are using our website.
HUD (the “Website”) is owned and operated by Ismail Malik (Founder) (“me” or “I”), in compliance with all laws and regulations of Pakistan regarding its operation and content, having its head office at Malkay khurd, Sialkot, Punjab, Pakistan 51310.
EU Data Subject’s Rights (GDPR)
As a resident of the European Economic Area (EEA), you have the right to make certain requests regarding your Personal Data, including the right to access, rectify, erase, restrict processing, object to processing, and data portability. These requests can only be processed after your identity has been verified by providing your email address.
To make a request, please submit it here. If you have any concerns, you also have the right to file a complaint with a relevant supervisory authority.
As part of our commitment to your privacy, we comply with the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). The CCPA is a privacy law that provides California residents with certain rights regarding their personal information. Under the CCPA, you have the right to know what personal information is being collected about you, request that your personal information be deleted, access your personal information, and receive equal service and price, even when you exercise your privacy rights. We are committed to providing you with transparency and control over your personal information, and we will provide you with the disclosures required by the CCPA. In case, you have any questions about our privacy practices or how to exercise your CCPA rights, please contact us.
Personal Data Collected
Site Visitation Tracking
We collect certain information about your device when you visit our Website, such as your IP address, the pages you visit, where you were referred from, and the time of your visit, none of this information personally identifies you to us.
If you decide to create an account with HUD, the name and email address you provide will be saved in our website's database, along with the date and time of your registration. This information will only be used to identify you as a user of our website and will not be shared with any third-party data processors. Your name will only be displayed when you are logged in to the website.
It is important to note that if you are a child, you must obtain parental consent before creating an account on our website. Additionally, while we offer the option to subscribe to our services through third-party payment gateways, we do not collect or store any payment information on our website.
If you choose to upload images to our website, we recommend avoiding images with embedded location data (such as EXIF GPS). This information can be downloaded and extracted by visitors to the website.
When you choose to leave a comment on any of the posts on our blog, the name and email address you provide will be saved to our website's database, along with your computer's IP address and the date and time of your comment. This information is used solely to identify you as the author of the comment and will not be shared with any third-party data processors. Your name will be visible to the public on our website.
Your comment and any associated personal data will remain on our site until we decide to remove the comment or the post. If you would like your comment and personal data to be removed, please contact us using the email address provided when you left the comment.
If you are a child, you must obtain parental consent before leaving a comment on our blog. Please note, it is recommended to avoid including personally identifiable information in the comment field.
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.
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.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices.
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.
If you wish to disable cookies, you may do so through your individual browser options. For further information regarding cookies and how to manage them, please see here.
Embedded content from other websites
The articles on this site may include multimedia content, such as videos, images, and other articles, that are embedded from other websites. This embedded content will function as if you were visiting the other website directly.
Please be aware that these external websites may collect information about you, use tracking cookies, and include additional third-party tracking tools. They may also monitor your interactions with the embedded content, including tracking your activity if you have an account with that website and are logged in. So it's always a good idea to review the privacy policies of any website you visit.
If you decide to sign up for our email newsletter, we will save the email address you provide to our database. This information will be kept in our database until you request to be removed from the list. You can do this by clicking on the unsubscribe link in any of the newsletters we send you or by sending an email request for removal from the list. If you are requesting removal via email, please use the same email address that is subscribed to the mailing list.
It's important to note that if you are under 18, you must obtain parental consent before joining our email newsletter.
If you choose to reach out to us through the contact form on our Contact Us page, none of the information you submit will be stored on this website or shared with any third-party data processors. Instead, the details will be gathered and sent to us via email using the Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP).
Our own SMTP servers are protected by Transport Layer Security (TLS), which encrypts the email content using SHA-2, 256-bit cryptography before it is sent over the internet. The email is then decrypted by our local devices and computers. However, it's worth noting that not all email servers have this level of security. For that reason, we recommend that you always keep in mind that email is an insecure medium and refrain from including any sensitive or personal information in your messages.
Who Else Can Access Your Personal Data
We take great care to protect your personal information and do not share it with any third parties without your consent. In some instances, we may share your data with our trusted partners in order to provide our services to you or to improve your customer experience.
We work closely with these data processing partners:
- Google – Google Analytics, Google Adsense, Google DFP
We ensure that our partners have adequate security measures in place to protect your personal data. In certain situations, we may be legally required to disclose your information to government officials or other third parties. We will only do so if required by law or if you have given us your consent.
How We Secure Your Data
We take the protection of your personal information very seriously. We employ various security measures, such as using secure protocols for communication and data transfer, and implementing anonymization and pseudonymization techniques when appropriate. We also regularly monitor our systems for potential vulnerabilities and potential breaches.
While we strive to maintain the highest level of security, it is important to understand that we cannot guarantee the complete security of your personal information. In the event of a security breach, we will promptly notify the relevant authorities and take necessary steps to mitigate any potential harm to you. Additionally, we will notify you as soon as possible if there is a threat to your rights or interests.
If you have an account with us, it is important to remember to keep your login credentials confidential and secure.
We make sure that we do not collect information from individuals under the age of 18 and do not target children with our services.
Cookies and Other Technologies We Use
We utilize cookies and similar technologies to analyze user behavior, manage the website, monitor visitors' actions, and gather information about users. This is done to personalize and improve your experience with us.
A cookie is a small text file stored on your device. Cookies store information that is utilized to help websites function. Only we have access to the cookies generated by our website. You can manage your cookies at the browser level. Disabling cookies may impede your use of certain features.
- Essential cookies – these cookies are necessary for you to access certain important features on our website, such as logging in. These cookies do not collect any personal information.
- Functional cookies – these cookies provide functionality that makes using our service more convenient and enables the provision of personalized features. For example, they may remember your name and email address in comment forms so you don't have to enter this information again when commenting in the future.
- Analytics cookies – these cookies are used to track the use and performance of our website and services.
- Advertising cookies – these cookies are used to deliver ads that are relevant to you and your interests. They also help to limit the number of times you see an advertisement. These cookies are typically placed on the website by advertising networks with the website operator's permission. They remember that you have visited a website, and this information is shared with other organizations such as advertisers. Targeting or advertising cookies are often linked to site functionality provided by other organizations.
You can delete cookies stored on your device through your browser settings. Additionally, you can control some third-party cookies by using a privacy enhancement platform such as optout.aboutads.info or youronlinechoices.com.