Privacy Policy

Your privacy is important to us. The privacy policy below covers how we collect, use, disclose, transfer, and store your personal information. Please take the time to become acquainted with the terms of this policy, and do not hesitate to contact us with any questions.

Last Updated: February 2, 2020



Nested Knowledge Privacy Policy

This policy explains our information practices, defines your privacy options and describes how your information is collected and used.

This policy covers the website at and its sub-domain (the “NK Website”). The NK Website is owned and operated by Nested Knowledge, Inc. (“Nested Knowledge”), a company organized under the laws of Delaware.

By using or visiting the NK Website you agree to the collection and use of information in the manner described in this policy. Nested Knowledge shall have right at any time and without prior notice, at its sole discretion, to revise this policy. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you by email, by means of a notice the next time you log in to the NK Website or by means of a notice on the NK Website homepage. Such revisions and additions shall be effective immediately upon notice. You are responsible for reviewing the NK Website for any modification to this policy. Any access or use of the NK Website by you after notice of modifications to this policy shall constitute and be deemed to be your agreement to such modifications.

The Information We Collect

This policy applies to all information collected on the NK Website and any information you provide to Nested Knowledge. You will most likely provide personal information to us when you register as a user of the NK Website or participate in certain Nested Knowledge promotions or events. The personal information we may collect might include: passwords, user names, addresses, email addresses, phone numbers, and credit/debit card numbers. We may also collect email, written or spoken communications, or manuscript information.

The Services

Use of the web services provided by Nested Knowledge is subject to the terms and conditions of the Services Terms of Use (

Blogs and Product Reviews

The NK Website or Applications may include blogs, product reviews or other message areas that allow users to post or send information to the NK Website or the Applications. When you post information to the NK Website or Applications, others can also view that information. We urge you to exercise caution when providing personally identifiable information to Nested Knowledge, the NK Website, or the Applications.

Our Collection of Your Data

In addition to the personal information you supply, we may collect certain information to (1) evaluate how visitors, guests, and customers use the NK Website; or (2) provide you with personalized information or offers. We collect data to make the NK Website work better for you in the following ways: to improve the design of the NK Website, to provide personalization on the NK Website, and to evaluate the performance of our marketing programs. The technologies we may use to gather this non-personal information may include “IP” addresses, “cookies,” browser detection, “weblogs,” and various “geo-location” tools.

Nested Knowledge reserves the right to collect and maintain information about you, your institution, or your research from any third party in order to confirm your identity and connections, assure the novelty and originality of your research, or fulfill any other need related to our services, at our discretion. Only the employees and relevant authorities or contractors of Nested Knowledge will have access to personal, institutional, payment, or author information, and we will maintain the privacy of your confidential information with all reasonable measures within our ability. We do not reveal confidential information within or without Nested Knowledge, except as needed to complete our services, and all Nested Knowledge employees and contractors sign legally binding confidentiality agreements concerning any personal or content-related information they have access to through our services. We cannot guarantee that authorial, personal, institutional, payment, or content-related information will not be deduced by Nested Knowledge contractors or gained by third parties through illegal means such as computer hacking or physical theft; nevertheless, we will investigate, prosecute, attempt to gain restitution, and attempt to protect confidential information from any third party that gains access to confidential information of either you or of Nested Knowledge, but we cannot be held liable for such third party actions.

How We Collect and Use Information

Our primary goal in collecting your information is to provide you with a personalized, relevant, and positive experience with the NK Website.

You can register on the NK Website to receive promotions and updates, or to be contacted for market research purposes. You can control your privacy preferences regarding such marketing communications (see the section below entitled “Your Privacy Preferences”).

From time to time, you may be invited to participate in optional customer surveys or promotions, and Nested Knowledge may request that you provide some or all of the above listed personal information in those surveys or promotions. We use information collected from surveys and promotions to learn about our customers in order to improve our services and develop new products and services of interest to our customers.

IP addresses define the Internet location of computers and help us better understand the geographic distribution of our visitors and customers and manage the performance of the NK Website. Cookies are tiny files placed onto the hard drive of your computer when you visit the NK Website, so we can immediately recognize you when you return to the NK Website and deliver content specific to your interests. You may modify your browser preferences to accept all cookies, be notified when a cookie is set, or reject all cookies. Please consult your browser instructions for information on how to modify your choices about cookies. If you modify your browser preferences, certain features of the NK Website may not be available to you.

We may detect the type of web browser you are using to optimize the performance of the NK Website and to understand the mix of browsers used by our visitors, guests, and customers. To learn about how visitors use the NK Website, we examine weblogs, which show the paths people take through the NK Website and how long they spend in certain areas.

We may also compile certain general information related to your use of the NK Website. You agree that we are authorized to use, reproduce and generally make such information available to third parties in the aggregate, provided that your information shall not include personally identifiable information about you or be attributable to you.

Nested Knowledge may contract with unaffiliated third parties to provide services such as customer communications, analytics, advertising, and other services. When we do this, we may provide your personally identifiable information to third parties only to provide those services, and they are not authorized to use your personally identifiable information for any other purpose.

Our Commitment to Data Security

Access to your personal data is limited to authorized Nested Knowledge staff or approved vendors. Although total security does not exist on the Internet, Nested Knowledge shall make commercially reasonable efforts to safeguard the information that you submit to Nested Knowledge.


The NK Website uses the analytics package provided by Jetpack. Information collected includes, but is not limited to, pages visited, pages referred from, clicks, and total page views.

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.

Use of the NK Website and Applications by Children

Our entire site and services are maintained in keeping with the Child Online Protection Act of 1998 and relevant US laws.

Your Privacy Preferences

When you sign up as a registered user of the NK Website you may begin receiving marketing communications such as e-mail newsletters, product and service updates, and promotions. Our customers generally find this type of information useful. If you do not want to receive these updates, you must “opt-out” by sending an email to

How to Access or Correct Your Information

Send Nested Knowledge an email at if you want to access, review, or correct your personally identifiable information collected by Nested Knowledge. To protect your privacy and security, Nested Knowledge may require you to verify your identity before granting you the right to access, review, or make corrections to your personally identifiable information.

Disclosure of Information

We reserve the right to disclose your personally identifiable information as required by law and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process. It is also possible that Nested Knowledge would sell its business (by merger, acquisition or otherwise) or sell all or substantially all of its assets. In any transaction of this kind, customer information, including your personally identifiable information, may be among the assets that are transferred. If we decide to so transfer your personally identifiable information, you will be notified by an email sent to the last know email address in our files or by notice posted on the NK Website. Though we strive to maintain the highest level of technological, personal, and administrative security, we may not be held legally liable if actions by third parties, or by our consultants, beyond our reasonable control (including but not limited to illegal theft or copying, force majeure, or computer hacking) that affect the security of any of your information in any way.

Privacy and Other Websites

The NK Website may contain links to other websites. Nested Knowledge is not responsible for the privacy practices of these other sites. This policy only applies to information collected by Nested Knowledge.

Privacy Policies of Third Party Software Used by Nested Knowledge


What Personal Data We Collect and Why We Collect It
Backups: Per the functionality of this plugin, backups of your website files and/or database are created and stored locally on your server and/or remotely on 3rd party servers based on the settings of this plugin. Archives can include, but are not limited to, file and database assets, including hashed passwords, 3rd party data, uploads and user information. These backups are stored to provide critical functionality of this plugin.

Cookies: Cookies are used to handle importing and restoring backups.

Plugin Settings: Some plugin settings ask for an email address or login credentials to 3rd party services. This is stored to provide functional features to the plugin.

Recent Activity: This plugin tracks dates, times and actions of successful and unsuccessful backups and remote data transfers. This is stored to help make the plugin better and assist with troubleshooting problems.

Logging: This plugin logs some personal information such as email addresses, usernames, database and server information. This is stored to help make the plugin better and assist with troubleshooting problems.

How Long We Retain Your Data
Backups: Backup retention is completely up to the website owner. This can vary from less than one minute to indefinitely.

Cookies: Cookies used during the restore/import process expire after 24 hours.

Plugin Settings: Settings are retained indefinitely until they are changed or removed manually.

Where We Send Your Data
Backups: Backups are not automatically sent to remote destinations automatically, however backups can be configured to be sent to third-party servers.

How We Protect Your Data
Backups: Backup zip files are stored with hashed file names to prevent filename guessing and directory browsing is disabled.

What Third Parties We Receive Data From
Backup Destinations: Backups can be sent to third-party destination servers, including but not limited to:

BackupBuddy Stash | Privacy Policy
BackupBuddy Deployment | Privacy Policy
Amazon S3 | Privacy Policy
Dropbox | Privacy Policy
Google Drive | Privacy Policy
Rackspace Cloud | Privacy Policy
Links to third party privacy policies have been included.

Popup Maker

What Personal Data We Collect and Why We Collect It
Subscription forms: If you submit a subscription form on our site you will be opting in for us to save your name, email address and other relevant information. These subscriptions are used to notify you about related content, discounts & other special offers. You can opt our or unsubscribe at any time in the future by sending an email to

Cookies: Cookie Name Usage Time

pum-16986 Cookie used to prevent popup from displaying repeatedly. 1 month
pum-16987 Cookie used to prevent popup from displaying repeatedly. 1 month

We use anonymous cookies to prevent users from seeing the same popup repetitively in an attempt to make our users experience more pleasant while still delivering time sensitive messaging.

How Long We Retain Your Data
Subscriber information is retained in the local database indefinitely for analytic tracking purposes and for future export.

Data will be exported or removed upon users request via the existing Exporter or Eraser.

If syncing data to a 3rd party service (for example Mailchimp), data is retained there until unsubscribed or deleted.

Where We Send Your Data
Popup Maker does not send any user data outside of your site by default.

If you have extended our subscription forms to send data to a 3rd party service such as Mailchimp, user info may be passed to these external services. These services may be located abroad.

Slider Revolution

Our website uses plugins from YouTube, which is operated by Google. The operator of the pages is YouTube LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. If you visit one of our pages featuring a YouTube plugin, a connection to the YouTube servers is established. Here the YouTube server is informed about which of our pages you have visited.

If you’re logged in to your YouTube account, YouTube allows you to associate your browsing behavior directly with your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account. YouTube is used to help make our website appealing. This constitutes a justified interest pursuant to Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO. Further information about handling user data, can be found in the data protection declaration of YouTube under

Our website uses features provided by the Vimeo video portal. This service is provided by Vimeo Inc., 555 West 18th Street, New York, New York 10011, USA. If you visit one of our pages featuring a Vimeo plugin, a connection to the Vimeo servers is established. Here the Vimeo server is informed about which of our pages you have visited. In addition, Vimeo will receive your IP address. This also applies if you are not logged in to Vimeo when you visit our plugin or do not have a Vimeo account. The information is transmitted to a Vimeo server in the US, where it is stored.

If you are logged in to your Vimeo account, Vimeo allows you to associate your browsing behavior directly with your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your Vimeo account. For more information on how to handle user data, please refer to the Vimeo Privacy Policy at

Google Web Fonts
For uniform representation of fonts, this page uses web fonts provided by Google. When you open a page, your browser loads the required web fonts into your browser cache to display texts and fonts correctly. For this purpose your browser has to establish a direct connection to Google servers. Google thus becomes aware that our web page was accessed via your IP address. The use of Google Web fonts is done in the interest of a uniform and attractive presentation of our plugin. This constitutes a justified interest pursuant to Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO. If your browser does not support web fonts, a standard font is used by your computer.

Further information about handling user data, can be found at and in Google’s privacy policy at

On our pages, plugins of the SoundCloud social network (SoundCloud Limited, Berners House, 47-48 Berners Street, London W1T 3NF, UK) may be integrated. The SoundCloud plugins can be recognized by the SoundCloud logo on our site. When you visit our site, a direct connection between your browser and the SoundCloud server is established via the plugin. This enables SoundCloud to receive information that you have visited our site from your IP address. If you click on the “Like” or “Share” buttons while you are logged into your SoundCloud account, you can link the content of our pages to your SoundCloud profile. This means that SoundCloud can associate visits to our pages with your user account. We would like to point out that, as the provider of these pages, we have no knowledge of the content of the data transmitted or how it will be used by SoundCloud. For more information on SoundCloud’s privacy policy, please go to

If you do not want SoundCloud to associate your visit to our site with your SoundCloud account, please log out of your SoundCloud account.