Privacy Policy of XLINXL is an Excel blog and this “Privacy Statement” discloses the privacy practices for the entire website. We respect your privacy. Below is an outline of the information that gathers.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

We collect personal information about our users during usage of the service, from our use of ‘cookie’ technology as you use the service and during sending or viewing a thread or an article through or while subscribing to our forums section for email notifications.

Whenever you request a page through your browser, navigation and click stream data such as:

  • Your IP address.
  • Browser and version.
  • Operating system.
  • Date and time.
  • The referral site

Any search terms that you enter into the Xlinxl Site Search are also logged. The information isn’t be used to identify specific individuals, and is only used for:

  • Website and system administration.
  • Research and development.
  • Anonymous user analysis.
  • To provide accurate statistics to advertisers in the form of aggregated data.

Contact forms

The contact forms, collect the email of the sender as well as logs the IP address. Admin may reply back to your email. The email collected is only used for a reply back to you. The email sent by you can be stored by the admin in their email as archives.


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.


We have Google Analytics as well as WordPress stats to track the site’s analytics. We anonymize the IP address for Google Analytics.

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.