What data do we collect?

This blog website (“we”), namely https://mihailpanayotov.com, provides informative articles and has a newsletter form allowing website users to subscribe for new content via email address. We collect the email address and additional information users may optionally add such as first and last name, and we use Mailchimp to manage and store that data.

Users can unsubscribe at any time by using the unsubscribe link in the footer of the emails. Resubscribing can be done via signing up again with the same email address.

Users can request to delete all personal data we hold about them at any time via email on mihail.panayotov1@gmail.com.

We use Google Analytics tool for statistical insights that help us improve the way our readers use the website. The tool collects device information, such as geographical location, browser type, screen resolution and operating system, and aggregates it into statistical, non-personal insights. The tool also uses cookies, more information described in the Cookies section below.


What are cookies?

Cookies are files created by websites you visit. They make your online experience easier by saving browsing information. With cookies, sites can keep you signed in, remember your site preferences, and give you locally relevant content.

There are two types of cookies:

  • First-party cookies are created by the site you visit. The site is shown in the address bar.
  • Third-party cookies are created by other sites. These sites own some of the content, like ads or images, that you see on the webpage you visit.

What cookies do we use?

We use no first-party cookies.

We use the following third-party cookies:

  • _ga (Google Analytics)
  • _gat_gtag_UA-159996577-1 (Google Analytics)
  • _gid (Google Analytics)

We also have integration with Disqus to allow users to comment on articles, you can find what cookies they use in their cookies policy.

How to manage cookies?

Cookies can be managed via your browser settings. Below you can find information on how to manage cookies for each of the most used browsers:

Deleting and disabling cookies can however lead to incorrect behaviour or malfunctioning of different website functionalities.

Please, contact us on mihail.panayotov1@gmail.com for any questions you may have.