Privacy Policy

Effective as of May 18, 2018

All your personal information collected will be used to serve you in your requests for our services and products and to help you make your visit to our site as productive and enjoyable as possible.

The guarantee of the confidentiality of the personal data of the users of our site is important to ILUMINA Publications & Consulting.

All personal information relating to members, subscribers, customers or visitors using ILUMINA Publications & Consulting’s website will be handled in accordance with Personal Data Protection Laws in the United States, our headquarters, and with GDPR, when and if applicable.

Your use of ILUMINA Publications & Consulting’s website assumes your acceptance of this Privacy Policy. ILUMINA Publications & Consulting reserves the right to change this agreement without prior notice. Therefore, it is recommended that you review our privacy policy regularly so that you are always up-to-date.

Data Collection & Purposes

The personal information collected may include your name, email, telephone and/or mobile phone number, place of residence, date and time of birth and/or others, in order to comply with your request for our services and products.


Photos sent through our website in connection with our services and products become the property of ILUMINA Publications & Consulting and may be used for consulting, study and/or dissemination of our services and products.

Personal data

Data are collected and used for specific purposes as to each of the following:

  • Payment Processors: Collected user data is used to process payments for services and products purchased at
  • Shipment Processors: Freight data is collected from the user and used to calculate shipping rates and/or print shipping labels for products and/or services purchased at
  • Analytic Processors: Marketing and analytic tools collect data at to add users to specific lists of emails or analyze their behavior at in order to make their use of our site relevant to them.

Analytical Data

We collect and use information contained in analytical data. The information contained in this data includes your Internet Protocol (IP) address, your ISP (Internet Service Provider such as Xfinity, CenturyLink or other), the browser you used when visiting our website (such as Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Firefox, etc.), the time of your visit and what pages you visited within our website. This data is used for market research and improvements on our website in order to serve our users as best and efficiently as possible.

Data Retention

We keep data from our users for up to 5 years. Comments and their metadata are retained indefinitely. This is done so that it is possible to recognize and approve subsequent activities rather than retaining them for manual pre-evaluation. We store personal information provided by registrants of our site in their user profile. All users can view, edit or delete their personal information at any time (except their username).

Data Rights

If you have an account at this site and reside in the European Union where GDPR is applicable, you have the right to request an exported file of your personal data maintained by, including any data you have provided to us. You may also request that we remove any personal data we hold about you, which does not include any data that we are required to maintain for administrative, legal or security purposes.

Data Protection is a secured site by Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) certificate provided by the hosting provider of our site. The log-in process at is enabled to request 2-step authentication if the log-in attempt fails. Staff training in data protection of our users is part of our personnel management curriculum.


Cookie DoubleClick Dart

Google, as a third party vendor, uses cookies to display ads on our website.

With the DART cookie, Google may display ads based on visits the reader made to other websites on the Internet.

Users can disable the DART cookie by visiting their privacy settings at Google.

Cookies and Web Beacons

We use cookies to store information, such as your personal preferences when visiting our website. This may include a simple popup, or a link to the various services we provide, such as forums.

In addition, we also use third party advertising on our website to support maintenance costs. Some of these advertisers may use technologies such as cookies and/or web beacons when advertising on our website, which will make these advertisers (such as Google through Google AdSense) also receive your personal information, such as the IP address (Internet Protocol), your ISP (Internet Service Provider), your browser, etc. This function is generally used for geographic target (display advertising from India only to readers from India, for example) or display advertising targeted to a type of user (such as showing restaurant advertising to a user who visits cookery sites regularly, for example ).

You have the power to turn off your cookies, in your browser options, or by making changes to the tools of Anti-Virus programs, such as Norton Internet Security. However, this may change how you interact with our website, or other websites. This may or may not affect your ability to log in to applications, sites, or forums from our and other networks.

Links to Third Party Sites

ILUMINA Publications & Consulting has links to other affiliated websites, which, in our opinion, may contain useful information / tools for our visitors. Our privacy policy is not applicable to third-party sites, so if you visit another site from our site, you should read the privacy policy of that site. We are not responsible for the privacy policy or content present on those same sites.

Data Protection Administration

Questions and concerns regarding the collection and protection of data exercised by ILUMINA Publications & Consulting can be addressed to

By using the website, its services and products, the user accepts and agrees with our Privacy Policy.