Terms of Service and Privacy Policy

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Who we are

Our website address is: https://www.shongshoy.com.

Shongshoy.com is a non commercial blog platform to promote philosophy, history, logical argument, human rights, freethinking, humanism, atheism, science, reason and secular democracy. The contents of this website are very critical to political, religious or social views. We want to encourage critical discussion, critical thinking and open debate. If you are very sensitive to critical thinking, or open discussion about different topics, you are not welcome to visit this website. If you do not agree with any of these terms, you are prohibited from using or accessing this site.

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: 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 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.


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.

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


We collect information about visitors who comment on Sites that use our Akismet anti-spam service. The information we collect depends on how the User sets up Akismet for the Site, but typically includes the commenter’s IP address, user agent, referrer, and Site URL (along with other information directly provided by the commenter such as their name, username, email address, and the comment itself).


By default WordPress does not collect any analytics data.

Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of our Service. This data is shared with other Google services. Google may use the collected data to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.You can opt-out of having made your activity on the Service available to Google Analytics by installing the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on. The add-on prevents the Google Analytics JavaScript (ga.js, analytics.js, and dc.js) from sharing information with Google Analytics about visits activity.
For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy & Terms web page: Privacy

Who we share your data with

We do not share any personal data with anyone.

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.

Your right to get your data deleted

The right to get your data deleted is also known as the ‘right to erasure’. Please Fill out the form and send us an email:

[Your full name]
[Email address]
[The date]

[Name and address of the organisation]
[user name]

Dear [Sir or Madam / name of the person you have been in contact with]

Right to erasure

[Your full name, user name, email address and any other details such as account number to help identify you]

I wish to exercise my right of erasure under data protection law.

[Give details of what personal data you want erased/deleted.]

You can find guidance on your obligations under information rights legislation on the website of the Information Commissioner’s Office (ico.org.uk) as well as information on their regulatory powers and the action they can take.

Please send a full response within one calendar month confirming if you will comply with my request. If you cannot respond within that timescale, please tell me when you will be able to respond.

If there is anything you would like to discuss, please contact me.

Yours faithfully

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.

Where we send your data

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

How we protect your data

we use COMODO SSL encryption and other security to protect your data. You can use additional encryption, security measures such as two factor authentication to protect your data.

Our contact information

Our email address is: [email protected]

One thought on “Terms of Service and Privacy Policy

  • November 21, 2022 at 11:49 PM

    আশা করছি যে আপনারা ভালো আছেন। আসলেই এইটা অনেক কঠিন যে মানুষ কে এই সব সত্য কথা স্বীকার করানোর, কারণ মুমিন রা এইসব কথা শুনতেই চাইনা।


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