Privacy Policy

Who we are

The website address is: https://www.ashwinvaidya.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.

This webiste uses DISQUS commenting system. DISQUS may track and store your data. Refer the privacy policy of DISQUS for more information


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.

Google Analytics may also store a tracking cookie on your system. Please refer their privacy policy.

Github may also store tracking cookies. Please refer their privaly policy.

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.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


This website is hosted with Github Pages.

As part of hosting, some information such as IP address may be logged when visiting this website. This may be used to detect errors or attacks against the website or hosting platform.

Third-Party Privacy Policies

You can learn more about Google’s privacy policy here: https://policies.google.com/privacy You can learn more about DISQUS’ privacy policy here: https://help.disqus.com/terms-and-policies/disqus-privacy-policy You can learn more about Github’s privacy policy here: https://help.github.com/en/articles/github-privacy-statement


Google Analytics is used to record website visitor statistics.

Who we share your data with

A list prepared in good faith of companies/services that data is indirectly or automatically with includes:

  • Github pages for website and content hosting.
  • Google Analytics for website statistics.
  • Google Adsense for advertisement.
  • DISQUS for comments.

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.

If you subscribe to an email marketing campaign, your personal information will be retained indefinitely.

What rights you have over your data

You may opt-out of receiving most e-mails from us by following the “unsubscribe” instructions provided in the e-mails. Alternatively, you may contact us as described herein.

If you have left comments, you can request to receive a file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. 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.

Your contact information

If you have privacy concerns, you can contact the website owner directly by sending email to contact.ashwinvaidya@gmail.com.