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Privacy policy

When you use our service you are indicating your agreement to the privacy policy.

Our service is automated and unsupported. If you choose to use the service you agree to the End Use Licence Agreement (EULA) and this privacy policy.

How we use your data

We use information about you in the following ways:

  • Help fullfil your sitemap request when using our online service.
  • Notify you as your request passes through our system.
  • Enable us to review and improve our website, applications and services.
  • Provide customer support where applicable.
  • Carry out analysis or where we seek your thoughts and opinions on the services we provide.
  • Notify you about changes to our website, terms & conditions, services or features.

Where posible we will anonymise or pseudonymise your data so that it can no longer be associated with you (such as for statistial analysis), in which case we may use it without further notice to you.

If you contact us we may also hold personal data about you although in general we do not provide support for direct contact other than through public social media channels.

Access to your personal data

Communication as part of using the service are automated.

Any further access you you personal data is limited to people who need access in order for us to fulfil the purpose, such as support requests.

We do not sell or pass on your details to 3rd parties for marketting or sales puposes.

As the service develops we may transfer ownership of the service to a trusted 3rd party. At this time it may be necessary to pass details to the 3rd party to enable them to carry on running the service.

We primerily use Microsoft Azure for hosting the service. We use database servers located in the EU regions as defined by Microsoft.

Web server locations can vary depending on where you are using the service from and your website location.

Sitemaps include discrete credit to XmlSitemapGenerator.org. We also add an anonymous hidden comment with a unique ID for tracking and support.

Retention of your data

When you use this service we store your data while we fullfil your request.

  • The online sitemap generator retains your email, plus any sitemap details.
  • After 7-14 days we automatically delete sitemap config detail and files to save space.
  • If you save your settings these will be retained within your account.
  • If you have submitted a review this will be retained and made public (excluding your email address).
  • We may use your email if we need to discuss or feedback to you about your review.
  • When you subscribe to updates we use your email address to send you news.
  • If you create an account we will hold your details as provided for the purposes of adminsitering the account.
  • If you contact us for support, your email may be retained on our system for support purposes.
  • We may retain your email, IP and url to help us understand how the service is used and to help with managing our fair use policy.
  • For statistical purposes we may keep a record of the types of features and requests being made to help us better understand how the service is being used.

Email address

We do not disclose your email address to 3rd parties.

You will receive a number of emails to guide you through the process.

These include (but not necessarily limited to) :

  • Sitemap generation complete.
  • Reminder if you did not download.
  • Follow up email

Most users will only receive a selection of these based on how they interact with the service.

You will receive these emails for each sitemap you generate.

If you subscribe for futher updates/news, submit a review or support request we will use your contact details for the purposes of administering these services.

Website Cookies

Cookies are small files placed on your computer which enable websites to store bits of information.

In order to bring you this service we use a number of essential cookies to maintain your user session and login.

If you accept our terms and privacy statement and continue to use the service we also have cookies to enable personalisation of adverts and social media interactions.

  • Display / tracking of adverts including third party ads served by google.
  • Social media gadgets for sharing / liking including facebook, twitter and linkedIn.

By using this website you agree to accept these cookies. You may also block them through your web browser, however this may limit your ability to use our services.

External website links

Within our website we provide links to external website for futher information. We do not endorse or control these websites they are simply supplied "as is" for further reading. We would recommend you review and terms of use and privacy statements of these websites.

Website security

This is a small community website with limited resources, however we have taken reasonable measures in this context to prevent unauthorised acess to your data.

We use HTTPS / SSL to encypt traffic between you and our website

To minimise risk we have tried to limit the data we store as in the "Retention of your data" section

We use Microsoft Azure to provide reliable and secure hosting.

Where possible resources are secured using 2 factor authenticaiton to prevent unauthorised access.

We have tried to limit the need for indivduals to access your data by automating processes within our website.

Your rights

As a small website operated by an indivdiual we try to limit the amount of personal data we process to that necessary to providing and monitoring the service.

  • The right to be informed
  • The right of access
  • The right to rectification
  • The right to erasure
  • The right to restrict processing
  • The right to data portability
  • The right to object
  • Rights in relation to automated decision making and profiling.

We have provided a number of automated services to help you manage your rights:

If you have any further questions of comments about our policy or your rights contact us.

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