In general, we receive several types of information from users of the Website, our Services, and Widgets, and this is how we handle that information.
We receive personal information from users in the form of return email addresses when a user sends electronic correspondence to us requesting specific information or to make a comment or request or to report an issue. We also automatically receive encrypted information, including input data and settings, from users for their most recent calculation when they email us using the Website contact form(s). We will only use this information to communicate to the user regarding the request and resolve any issues.
We receive aggregated information about users as a whole. The Company receives certain types of information about general activity on the Website. This does not include personal identifying information, but does include how many times the Website was visited, what pages or search terms are requested, what domain names (e.g. "google.com") visitors are coming from and the date and time of each visit. The Company gathers and compiles this information into an aggregate form for statistical analysis and reporting. These reports track website activity overall rather than on an individual level and do not include personally identifiable information.
Because aggregated information does not include personal identifying information, it cannot be used to identify you. We may disclose aggregated data to third parties, such as advertisers, or include it in public records.
We retreive these cookies for a users' most recent calculation when they email us using The Website contact form(s) and include the encrypted information in the email to us. We will decrypt and use this information only when necessary to communicate regarding the request and resolve any issues then delete it.
The time card calculator and print feature may still work if you disable your cookies however, other Website features may not work.
The information contained in the cookies includes time card settings and all inputs. The information is first encrypted with a private key then the cookies are created and placed in your browser. As long as SSL is operational (an https connection) the cookies are transmitted between the Website and your browser securely. However, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure and we do not guarantee security of the information encrypted in cookies. The encryption used is a private-key symmetric method however, We only intend to obscure information from being read by viewing the cookies themselves. Your cookies are accessible by anyone that has access to your browser. Your cookies may also be accessible through methods unknown to the Company. Anyone with access to the cookies can potentially use the cookies to reconstruct the associated time card at the Website and view the information in unencrypted form.
If you click on the calculator button to "Clear Time Card" your input data cookies will be cleared and expired. However, your settings for the time card (weeks, days, periods, etc.) will be retained.
If you wish to retain your input hours for your next visit to the Website, but would like to remove personal or sensitive information from your cookies, such as your name and hourly wage, you can do this by removing information from those input fields and then clicking "Calculate/Save". Your cookies should be reset without that information. When you return to the Website the removed information will not show because it is no longer contained in your cookies.
If you wish to remove all of the Website's cookies from your browser, you must do so through your browser settings or preferences. Search for all cookies placed by timecardcalculator.net. The cookie names that the Website uses to identify your time card information include User_Data, User_Inputs, User_Names and User_Time. See "Third Party Advertising" and "Website Analytics" below regarding other cookies you may have from the Website.
Report & Calculator Link Widgets: ("Email / Links" button)
With respect to Time Card Report & Calculator Link Widgets: Your time card settings and data are retreived from your cookies then contained in this link in encrypted form. The encryption used is a private-key symmetric method however, We only intend to obscure information from being read through the link itself. We cannot guarantee security of the information encrypted in the link.
When you use the "Email / Links" button on the calculator the links are created on the page for your access to copy them. At this point we do not record or access the links or the encrypted information.
When the links are used to visit the Website, the encrypted information is decrypted in order recreate time card reports and calculations with the contained information. Anyone that has access to the link will have access to the information contained in the link when they use it to visit the Website.
If data encrypted in the links contain information you consider sensitive and personally identifiable you have the option to 1. use the links as-is, 2. remove information from your time card calculation before you create the link or 3. just not use the links. Whichever option you choose you agree that the responsibility of that use is entirely with you, the user, and you accept full responsibility for their usage and security.
Printed Reports: ("Print / PDF" button)
With respect to Time Card printed reports we retrieve and decrypt the information contained in your cookies in order to create your personalized Time Card Report. We do not access or store this information during this process.
"Clear Time Card" Button:
The "Clear Time Card" button on the time card calculator, when clicked on, should delete and expire your name and input cookies. These are the cookies that contain information such as your name and date, hourly pay rate and your calculator input hours. Your data cookie that contains information for your time card setting (weeks, days, periods, etc) will be retained.
If you wish to remove all of the Website's cookies from your browser you must do so through your browser settings or preferences. Search for all cookies placed by timecardcalculator.net. The cookie names that the Website uses to identify your time card information include User_Data, User_Inputs, User_Names and User_Time. See "Third Party Advertising" and "Website Analytics" below regarding other cookies you may have from The Website.
Cookies and Tracking used by Third Party Advertisers (Third Party Cookies)
With respect to advertisements:
- We may allow third-party companies, including ad networks, to serve advertisements, provide other advertising services and/or collect certain information when you visit our Website.
- Third-party companies may use non-personally identifiable information (e.g., click stream information, browser type, time and date, subject of advertisements clicked or scrolled over) during your visit to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services likely to be of greater interest to you.
- Third-party companies may use non-cookie technologies to recognize your computer or device and/or to collect and record information about your web surfing activity including your activities on this Website. These technologies may be used directly on this Website.
- You can control third party interest-based advertising cookies by
- Allowing or blocking third party cookies in your browser setting. Please keep in mind that your web browser may not permit you to block the use of non-cookie technologies, and those browser settings that block cookies may have no effect on such techniques.
- Opting in or opting out as described next.
- Note that the choices you make may only apply to the one specific device, browser and browser-user (or browser-profile) you are using to make your choices.
- Network Advertising Initiative: https://optout.networkadvertising.org/
- Digital Advertising Alliance: https://optout.aboutads.info/
- Your Online Choices (Europe): https://www.youronlinechoices.eu/
The Company is a Google partner and uses Google Analytics on the Website to analyze website traffic. Google Analytics may set and retrieve cookies in your browser. You can learn more about how Google uses data when you use their partners' sites or apps, that use Google Analytics, and how you can control the information collected by Google on these sites and apps by visiting How Google uses data.
Personal Data and the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”)
In general, the Website does not collect and we do not store, process, use, or transmit any information about you that would meet the definition of “personal data” as set forth in the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”). If you reside in any of the member states of the European Union, including the United Kingdom, and correspond with us through the Website, any personal data you inadvertently provided to us through our correspondence will only be used for the purposes of responding to your inquiries and will be deleted from our servers upon conclusion of our correspondence.
Your California Privacy Rights
California Civil Code Section § 1798.83 permits users of the Website that are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please send an email to the above email addresses.
Last updated: August 24, 2021