Terms and policies
This is my personal website written and edited by me (Alok Prateek). Your use of this website, in any and all forms, constitutes an acceptance of these terms and policies. This page is reviewed and revised from time to time.
By accessing the website at https://alokprateek.in, you are agreeing to be bound by these terms of service, all applicable laws and regulations, and agree that you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws. If you do not agree with any of these terms, you should not use or access this site. The materials contained in this website are protected by applicable copyright and trademark law.
All content provided is for informational purposes only. The articles and posts on this website are my own and don’t necessarily represent the positions, strategies, or opinions of my employer or its subsidiaries. I make no representations as to the accuracy or completeness of any information found here or by following any links. I will not be liable for any errors or omissions in this information nor for the availability of this information. I will not be liable for any losses, injuries, or damages from the display or use of this information. I may make changes to the materials contained on its website at any time without notice. However I do not make any commitment to update the materials.
I may revise these terms of service for its website at any time without notice. By using this website you are agreeing to be bound by the then current version of these terms of service.
These terms and conditions are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of India and you irrevocably submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts in the State of India.
I make money on this website through affiliate programs. If you click an affiliate link or ad banner and buy the product, you help support this website because I’ll get a percentage of that sale.
What this means for you:
- I became an affiliate to earn revenue towards the costs of running and maintaining this website. Where I have direct control over which ads are served on this website I offer only products that are directly related to the topic of this website and products that a reader/subscriber would have a genuine interest in or need of.
- I do not and will not recommend a product for the sake of making money.
- I do not let the compensation I receive influence the content, topics, posts, or opinions expressed on this website.
- I respect and value my readers too much to write anything other than my own opinions and advice.
Like this website, my disclosure policy is a work in progress. As the revenue streams evolve, so will this page.
All original content (e.g. articles, blog posts, illustrations, artwork, and photographs) available on alokprateek.in is released under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License unless otherwise noted. Basically this means you are free to share, transmit, distribute, alter, transform, and build on my work as long as you don’t use it for commercial purposes without my prior written consent.
If you’re inclined to give credit — a link back to the source article attributed to either Metoric Teachings or Alok Prateek is good enough for me. If you don’t want to attribute my content, hey that’s cool too. Just don’t go stealing stuff and republishing it as your own.
Google Analytics is a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site.
Like many other web sites owners, I use Google Analytics on this site.
The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. In case of activation of the IP anonymization, Google will truncate/anonymize the last octet of the IP address for Member States of the European Union as well as for other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address is sent to and shortened by Google servers in the USA. On behalf of the website provider Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website provider. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.
I use Google Analytics to collect non-personal data to answer questions such as:
- What kind of browser & operating system you visited the site on?
- How long you stay on the site?
- What pages on the site you visit?
- What area of the world you are located in?
- How is this data is used?
The data gathered allow me to better understand the visitors to this site and how it is viewed, this allows me to make better decisions about the site and any future additions to it.
Occasionally I compile aggregate statistics on various usage and/or user metrics for the site. No personally identifying data is included in this type of reporting.
None of the data gathered through Google Analytics is shared with any 3rd party.
All of my activity falls within the bounds of the Google Analytics Terms of Service.
You can opt out of the tracking conducted by Google Analytics by using the browser plugin provided by Google that prevents your data from being used by Google Analytics.
Cloudflare, Inc. is a U.S. company that provides content delivery network services, DDoS mitigation, Internet security and distributed domain name server services. Cloudflare’s
This policy is effective as of 2nd of June, 2018.