Who we are

Our website address is: https://knaakknaak.com.

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.

Contact forms


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 have an account and you log in to this site, 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.


Who we share your data with

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.

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.

Where we send your data

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

Your contact information

Additional information

How we protect your data

What data breach procedures we have in place

What third parties we receive data from

What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data

Industry regulatory disclosure requirements


Knaak Knaak Online Privacy Policy

Knaak Knaak Media & Marketing (“Knaak Knaak”) provides you with this privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) to let you know Knaak Knaak’s information collection and usage policies and practices that apply to information collected on this website (the “Site”). By using the Site, you agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy and agree to be bound by the Site’s Terms of Use, available here. If you do not agree with this Privacy Policy or the Terms of Use, you are not allowed to use the Site, and must discontinue your use of the Site immediately.

Information Collection

When you visit the Site, Knaak Knaak, through its technology provider, www.siteground.com (“SiteGround”), collects information about you and your browsing habits. The information we collect depends on the pages of our website you visit and what you do during your visit.

When you provide information on the Site, SiteGround receives and processes it on our behalf. SiteGround will collect, use, and share your information in a manner that is consistent with this Privacy Policy, which means that SiteGround, in connection with its own business, will have all the rights with respect to your information that Knaak Knaak does, but only to the extent necessary for SiteGround and Knaak Knaak to fulfill their respective contractual obligations to one another.

Knaak Knaak may collect information from you automatically when you visit our website, which may include the name of the domain and host from which you access the Internet; the Internet protocol (IP) address of your computer; the type of browser and software operating system you use; web log data, including the date and time you access our website; and the Internet address of the website from which you linked to our site.

Several companies offer tools that allow people to browse the web anonymously. We cannot provide you a personalized experience if you use these tools, because we cannot recognize you and your computer. However, we want to ensure you know of their existence. Because Knaak Knaak does not track your online activities over time and across third party websites in order to provide targeted advertising, Knaak Knaak does not respond to Do Not Track (DNT) signals.

Knaak Knaak may also use cookies to enhance browsing on our website. “Cookies” are small files or records that are placed on your computer’s hard drive to collect information about your activities on our website. You can choose to have your browser warn you every time a cookie is being sent to you, and you can turn off cookie placement. If you refuse, your overall browsing experience can be affected and may prevent you from fully using the Site. To learn more about cookies, visit www.allaboutcookies.org. Knaak Knaak may also use “message format” and “message open” sensing technologies to enable Knaak Knaak to recognize whether you have enabled your email program to receive HTML emails. If so, this information is associated with your email address so that we can send subsequent messages to you in HTML format. The “message open” sensing technology allows us to recognize whether you have opened our email messages. We can only detect this if you have enabled your email program to receive HTML emails.

For most of the browsing services on the Site, Knaak Knaak does not require your personal information. There are portions of the Site where you will be given the option to provide information about you. The information that you may be asked to provide may include your name, email address, telephone number, and address. Depending on your request and other circumstances, other information may also be collected. It is your discretion and determination whether to provide such information. If you use the Site to inquire about a property or contact a real estate agent, broker, or office, the information you have provided may be shared with a that real estate agent, broker, or brokerage.

Use of the Information

Knaak Knaak uses the information it collects (whether submitted by you or automatically collected) to respond to your requests, to provide you with information that Knaak Knaak thinks may be of interest to you, and to operate its business. Knaak Knaak may also disclose your information to its affiliates, agents, and third-party vendors and service providers working on our behalf. Knaak Knaak has implemented technical measures to protect against the risks of unauthorized access to, erroneous disclosure of, and unlawful interception of Personally Identifiable Information. You should know, however, that Knaak Knaak cannot fully eliminate such risks.

In addition, Knaak Knaak may disclose aggregated data and statistics in order to describe the Site to prospective partners, advertisers, and other third parties, to improve and market its products and services, and for other lawful purposes. Additionally, Knaak Knaak may disclose part or all of a user’s personal information when Knaak Knaak believes, in good faith, that the law requires or compels such disclosure, or when Knaak Knaak has good faith reason to believe that disclosure is necessary to protect Knaak Knaak’s rights or property, the rights of another user, or to prevent harm. Further, Knaak Knaak may disclose information provided by you as part of any merger, sale, acquisition, or other acquisition of some or all of Knaak Knaak or its assets.

Knaak Knaak may choose to buy or sell assets or may transfer the Site, or permit someone else to operate or otherwise take responsibility for the Site or a successor version thereof. Knaak Knaak may share and/or transfer your information in connection with the evaluation of and entry into such transactions. Also, if Knaak Knaak (or its assets) are acquired, or if Knaak Knaak goes out of business, enters bankruptcy, or goes through some other change of control, your personal information could be one of the assets transferred to or acquired by a third party.

Knaak Knaak reserves the right to access, read, preserve, and disclose any information that it believes is necessary to comply with the law or a court order or protect the rights, property, or safety of our company, our employees, our users, or others.

Your Choices

Knaak Knaak does not require you to provide personal information in order to use the Site. However, if you choose to not provide requested personal information, your ability to use all of the Site’s features may be limited or you may not receive the information that you are requesting. By choosing to provide personal information, you agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy.

If you do not want to receive e-mail or other mail from Knaak Knaak, please contact us at hello@knaakknaak.com. If you do not want to receive legal notices or other communications from Knaak Knaak, it is your responsibility to review and monitor the Site for such notices and communications.

Underage Customers

This Site is not designed nor intended to collect information from children under the age of 13. In addition, Knaak Knaak does not knowingly collect information from children under the age of 13.

Knaak Knaak markets products and services exclusively to adults. If you are younger than age 18, you may use our website only with the permission and involvement of your parents or guardian.

Links to Third-Party Websites

When you click on links on the Site that take you to third-party website(s), you will be subject to the third parties’ privacy policies. Knaak Knaak cannot and does not accept responsibility for the content or actions of any third-party website(s). We encourage you to read the posted privacy statement of every site you visit, whether you are linking from our site or browsing on your own. When you visit the Site or other third-party websites via links on the Site, depending on your browser settings and/or configurations and/or the sites you visit, some third-party sites may collect information about your online activities and browsing habits. Knaak Knaak does not control the information these third parties collect about you and your online activities.

Changes to Our Privacy Policy

This privacy policy was last updated on June 6, 2017. We reserve the right to modify or amend this policy at any time by posting the revised Privacy Policy on our Site. If we modify, amend, or otherwise revise this policy, we will revise the date. This Privacy Policy is effective as of the most recent date it was amended. We encourage you to periodically review this Privacy Policy for the latest information on our privacy practices.

Privacy Shield & Safe Harbor Policy Statement

Knaak Knaak was established in mid-2015 and intends to comply with the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield (which replaced the U.S.-EU Safe Harbor) and U.S.-Swiss Safe Harbor Frameworks as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal information from European Union member countries and Switzerland, with respect to the following:

– customers who advertise with Knaak Knaak,
– customers who purchase services through Knaak Knaak, and
– authorized independent contractors and subcontractors of Knaak Knaak.

Knaak Knaak will, at its earliest opportunity, certify that it adheres to the Privacy Shield & Safe Harbor Principles of notice, choice, onward transfer, security, data integrity, access, and enforcement, with respect to the above information. To learn more about the Privacy Shield program, please visit https://www.privacyshield.gov/. To learn more about the Swiss Safe Harbor program, please visit http://2016.export.gov/safeharbor/swiss/index.asp

In compliance with the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield and U.S.-Swiss Safe Harbor Principles, Knaak Knaak commits to resolve complaints about your privacy and our collection or use of your personal information. European Union or Swiss citizens with inquiries or complaints regarding this privacy policy should first contact us at hello@knaakknaak.com.

Knaak Knaak has further committed to refer unresolved privacy complaints under the EU–U.S. Privacy Shield and US-Swiss Safe Harbor Principles to an independent dispute resolution mechanism, the BBB EU SAFE HARBOR, operated by the Council of Better Business Bureaus. If you do not receive timely acknowledgment of your complaint, or if your complaint is not satisfactorily addressed by Knaak Knaak, please visit the BBB EU SAFE HARBOR web site at http://www.bbb.org/EU-privacy-shield/bbb-eu-safe-harbor-dispute-resolution/ for more information and to file a complaint.

Governing Law

This Privacy Policy is governed by the laws of the State of Oregon without giving effect to any principles of conflict of law. All claims arising out of or relating to this Privacy Policy or the Site’s Terms of Use will be litigated exclusively in the federal or state courts of Multnomah County, Oregon, USA, and you and Knaak Knaak consent to personal jurisdiction in those courts.

Questions or Comments

If you have any questions regarding our privacy policy, please email us at hello@knaakknaak.com.

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