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You do not have to submit your personal information to visit Paradigmshift.com.pk. You might send us your personal information such as your name, email address, and so on via a contact form, email message, comments etcetera, but we will only maintain that information as long as it is required to respond to your queries, comments, suggestions etcetera. However, you agree that if a submitted paper and/or article by you is accepted by us, the Site will publish your name (as you are the author). Furthermore, if your paper and/or article is accepted by us for publication, and you choose to provide us with your author bio (3-4 sentences that tell the reader your educational background, achievements, current affiliation etcetera), it is within the right of the Site to publish this information on the Site (unless you do not specify such information or inform us not to publish that information). An author bio is usually displayed below an article/paper and on an author page. Paradigmshift.com.pk does not willingly give, sell, or share any of your information to any third party. The Site, however, is liable to share your information with authorized law-enforcement agencies if such a need arises.
Limitation of Liability
Paradigmshift.com.pk is not responsible for any errors or factual inconsistencies on the Site – whether these appear on any page on the Site or any post/article/paper on the Site written by employees and/or visitors. Authors must ensure the veracity of their statements themselves. The views and opinions expressed in any article and paper are an author’s own and do not reflect the editorial policy or position of the Site. Paradigmshift.com.pk is not responsible for statements made by third parties.
Website Traffic & Security Software
For purposes of site security and monitoring of the traffic, we use different third-party software. This is to ensure the smooth running of the website and to ensure that the user experience is not compromised. Security software aids in scanning and fixing any malicious code or stopping hacking attempts by anyone. We have the right to blacklist any IP address if it is found to be causing problems such as but not limited to hacking, abusive language, harassment, infringement etcetera. Traffic analysis software as well as log files are used to monitor visitors’ information including but not limited to browsers, regions, operating systems, IP addresses, etcetera. These are not linked to any personally identifiable information. Log files are provided by most if not all hosting providers and are a part of a hosting service’s analytics. The purpose of the aforementioned information is for analyzing trends, administering the site, tracking users’ movement on the website, and gathering demographic information.
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Third-Party Advertising Partners
We have not started using any third party advertising agencies/partners such as Google AdSense. If and when we do, this section will be updated.
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