Privacy Policy

Last Updated: 25-May-2018

Who we are

Diverse Elements Online Marketing and Technical Advising (“Diverse Elements”) involves online marketing and provides consulting to small business and individual entrepreneurs in aspects of online marketing.

Our main website address is:

Our mailing address is:

Diverse Elements Online
6 Liberty Square #2245
Boston, MA 02109

Phone: 617-514-4223

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.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms

Should you wish to contact Diverse Elements Online via email, we will retain the requested data in email servers for a period of not more than 30 days after last communication. This is solely for responding to questions related to Diverse Elements Online, the nature of services and any information you are willing to share related to your concern or interest. It will not be used for any other purpose and will be deleted after 30 days.


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.

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 and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

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. It expires after 1 day.

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 tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


Currently the hosting server obtains IP address, referring site and user agent data when the blog is accessed. There is no personally identifiable data collected. As of 5/24/2018 no other analytic mechanisms are in effect. At such time the webmaster decides to implement additional monitoring, the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy will be updated accordingly and due notification provided.

Who we share your data with

Currently N/A, except for spam detection services as described below.

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.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. 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.

Contact information

You can contact Diverse Elements Online via the contact form on this website or by post to

Diverse Elements Online
6 Liberty Square #2245
Boston, MA 02109

Additional information

How we protect your data

The hosting company where this site is hosted has standard procedures in place. Any data submitted (i.e. contact form or purchase through a verified payment gateway is jointly managed within the parameters of the terms of service and privacy policies by this site and applicable 3rd parties.

What data breach procedures we have in place

This site is protected by various layers of security including SSL certificates. Scans are routinely run to ensure no compromise.

What third parties we receive data from

TBD. Currently N/A.

What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data

TBD. Currently N/A.

Industry regulatory disclosure requirements

TBD. Currently N/A.