Privacy policy

Your privacy is important to us. It is the policy of Belize Studio to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect from you on the website.

We request personal information only when we truly need it to provide you with a service. We do so by fair and lawful means, with your knowledge and consent. We also inform you why we are collecting it and how it will be used.

We retain collected information only for as long as necessary to provide the requested service. When storing data, we protect it within commercially acceptable means to prevent loss and theft, as well as unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use, or modification.

We do not publicly share personally identifiable information or share it with third parties, except when required by law.

Our website may have links to external sites that are not operated by us. Please be aware that we have no control over the content and practices of these sites and cannot accept responsibility for their respective privacy policies.

You are free to decline our request for personal information, understanding that we may not be able to provide certain desired services.

Continued use of our website will be considered acceptance of our Privacy Notice and personal information practices. If you have any questions about how we handle user data and personal information, please contact us.

Cookie policy.

If you leave a comment on our site, you can opt to save your name, email address, and website in cookies. This is for your convenience, so you don't have to fill in your details again when leaving another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit the login page, a temporary cookie will be set to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie does not contain personal data and will be deleted when you close your browser.

Upon logging in, some cookies will be set to store your session information and screen display choices. Login cookies last for one year. If you select "Remember Me," your session will persist for two weeks. Upon logging out, 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 only indicates the article ID you just edited. It expires after 1 day.


What Are Cookies?

As a common practice on almost all professional websites, this site uses cookies, which are small files downloaded to your computer to enhance your experience. This page describes what information they gather, how we use them, and why sometimes we need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored, but this may downgrade or 'break' certain elements of the site's functionality.


How We Use Cookies

We use cookies for various reasons, detailed below. Unfortunately, in most cases, there are no industry-standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to this site. It is recommended that you leave all cookies enabled if you are unsure whether you need them or not, as they are used to provide a service you use.


Disabling Cookies

You can prevent cookies from being set by adjusting your browser settings (see your browser's Help to find out how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites you visit. Disabling cookies usually results in disabling certain features and functions of this site. Therefore, it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.


Cookies We Set

  • Account-Related Cookies: If you create an account with us, we will use cookies for managing the signup process and general administration. These cookies will usually be deleted when you log out; however, in some cases, they may remain afterward to remember your site preferences when you leave.
  • Login-Related Cookies: We use cookies when you are logged in to remember this action. This prevents you from having to log in every time you visit a new page. These cookies are normally removed or cleared when you log out to ensure you can access restricted features and areas only when logged in.
  • Email Subscription-Related Cookies: This site offers newsletter or email subscription services, and cookies may be used to remember if you are already registered and whether to display certain notifications applicable only to subscribed/unsubscribed users.
  • Survey-Related Cookies: Periodically, we offer surveys and questionnaires to provide interesting information, useful tools, or to gain a more accurate understanding of our user base. These surveys may use cookies to remember who has participated and to provide accurate results after page changes.
  • Form-Related Cookies: When you submit data through a form like those found on contact pages or comment forms, cookies may be set to remember user details for future correspondence.
  • Site Preference Cookies: To provide an optimal experience on this site, we offer functionality to set your preferences for how this site runs when you use it. To remember your preferences, we need to set cookies so that this information can be called whenever you interact with a page affected by your preferences.


Third-Party Cookies

In some special cases, we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. The following section details which third-party cookies you might encounter through this site.

  • This site uses Google Analytics, one of the most widespread and trusted web analytics solutions, to help us understand how you use the site and how we can improve your experience. These cookies can track items such as how long you spend on the site and the pages visited, so we can continue producing engaging content.
  • For more information on Google Analytics cookies, please refer to the official Google Analytics page.
  • Third-party analytics are used to track and measure the usage of this site, so we can continue producing compelling content. These cookies can track items such as the amount of time you spend on the site or pages visited, helping us understand how we can improve the site for you.
  • Periodically, we test new features and make subtle changes to how the site is presented. When we are still testing new features, these cookies may be used to ensure you receive a consistent experience while on the site, while understanding which optimizations our users appreciate most.
  • As we sell products, it is important for us to understand statistics about how many visitors to our site actually make a purchase. This is the kind of data these cookies will track, and it is important for you as it means we can accurately make business predictions that allow us to analyze our advertising costs and product prices to ensure the best possible price.


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 same way as if the user were visiting those sites.

This site may collect data about you, use cookies, embed third-party tracking, and monitor your interactions with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that site.


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 who register on our website (if any), we store the personal information provided in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Site administrators can also see and edit that information.


Additional Information

We hope this clarifies things, and as previously mentioned, if there's something you're not sure whether you need or not, it's generally safer to leave cookies enabled, especially if they're used to provide a feature you use on our site.