What personal information do we collect from the people that visit our website?
The following information is collected:
- We use Google Adsense to display Adsense advertisements. For more information, please visit the Adsense Terms and Conditions page, and specifically look under the privacy heading.
- When contacting us via the contact us form, you are asked to enter name and email address.
When do we collect information?
AddThis is used on every page on this website. This will monitor number of visits, social media shares, the website's top content, top referring domains and top social sources.
Google analytics is used on every page on this website. This will monitor device information, log information, location information, unique application numbers, local storage, and cookies and similar technologies.
Google adsense is used on selected pages. This will be used to display relevant Adsense advertisements and monitor page views and estimated advertising earnings.
If you use the contact us form, the information you filled in the form will be sent to our email address with this information when you press the submit button.
For more information on Google collects and processes data, please refer to "How Google uses data when you use our partners' sites or apps".
How do we use your information?
We may use the information we collect to:
- To improve user engagement.
- To allow visitors to contact the website owner.
How do we protect visitor information?
We do not use vulnerability scanning and/or scanning to PCI standards.
We do not use Malware Scanning.
We do not use an SSL certificate. We do not need an SSL because:
- The contact us form only asks for name, email, and comment so users can contact the website owner.
- We do not sell anything directly (only via third party affiliate partners).
Do we use 'cookies'?
Yes. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer's hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the site's or service provider's systems.
- Monitor traffic and user engagement.
- To display revevant advertisements based on the user's prior visits to this and other websites.
You may change your browser settings to block cookies with minimal difference to your user experience.
Third party links
Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services on our website. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.
California Online Privacy Protection Act
California Online Privacy Protection Act (CalOPPA)
According to CalOPPA we agree to the following:
Users can visit our site anonymously.
Users are able to change their personal information:
- By emailing us (via the contact us form).
How does our site handle do not track signals?
We honor do not track signals and do not track, plant cookies, or use advertising when a Do Not Track (DNT) browser mechanism is in place.
Does our site allow third party behavioral tracking?
It's also important to note that we do not allow third party behavioral tracking.
COPPA (Children Online Privacy Protection Act)
When it comes to the collection of personal information from children under 13, the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) puts parents in control. The Federal Trade Commission, the nation's consumer protection agency, enforces the COPPA Rule, which spells out what operators of websites and online services must do to protect children's privacy and safety online.
We do not specifically market to children under 13.
Fair Information Practices
The Fair Information Practices Principles form the backbone of privacy law in the United States and the concepts they include have played a significant role in the development of data protection laws around the globe. Understanding the Fair Information Practice Principles and how they should be implemented is critical to comply with the various privacy laws that protect personal information.
In order to be in line with Fair Information Practices we will take the following responsive action, should a data breach occur:
We will notify the users via email:
We also agree to the individual redress principle, which requires that individuals have a right to pursue legally enforceable rights against data collectors and processors who fail to adhere to the law. This principle requires not only that individuals have enforceable rights against data users, but also that individuals have recourse to courts or a government agency to investigate and/or prosecute non-compliance by data processors.
CAN SPAM Act
The CAN-SPAM Act is a law that sets the rules for commercial email, establishes requirements for commercial messages, gives recipients the right to have emails stopped from being sent to them, and spells out tough penalties for violations.
We collect your email address in order to:
- Respond to user's enquiries that users have submitted via the contact us form.
If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, you can email us at:
Contact us via the contact form and we will promptly remove you from ALL correspondence.
To make contact via email, please use the contact us form.
Last Edited on 2016-07-29