Our Privacy Policy

At Porticos, we are committed to protecting your personal data and ensuring your privacy. This Privacy statement, applicable to https://www.porticos.net, outlines how we collect, use, store, and protect your information when you interact with our site.

Collection of Personal Data


When you fill out and submit a form (e.g., contact form), we may collect personal data such as your name, email address, phone number, or any other information you provide. This data is collected solely for the purpose of responding to your inquiry and providing you with the information or services you request.


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: https://automattic.com/privacy/.

After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


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 visit our login page, 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.

If 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.

Embedded content from other websites

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.

Use of Personal Data

We use the personal data you provide through our contact form only for the purpose of communicating with you and fulfilling your requests. Your information will not be used for any other purposes without obtaining your explicit consent.

Storage and Retention of Personal Data

Your personal data collected through our contact form is securely stored in our website’s database. We retain this information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected or as required by law. We take appropriate measures to ensure the security and integrity of your personal 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, 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. other than their provided username. Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

Third-Party Service Providers

We use Google Analytics, a third-party service, to analyze the usage and performance of our website. Google Analytics may collect anonymous data about your interactions with our site using cookies and similar technologies. This data helps us improve our website’s functionality and user experience. Please refer to Google’s Privacy Policy for more information about how they handle your data.

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Your Rights

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 have the right to access, correct, update, or request the deletion of your personal data held by us. If you wish to exercise any of these rights, please contact us using the contact information provided below.

This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Data Disclosure

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer your personal data to outside parties unless we have your consent or are required by law to do so.

Final Notes

Porticos is committed to complying with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and other applicable data protection laws. By using our website and submitting your personal data through our contact form, you consent to the terms outlined in this statement.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding this privacy statement or our data protection practices, please contact us.

Please note that this statement may be updated periodically to reflect any changes in our data handling practices or legal requirements. Please check this statement regularly for any updates.