Last updated – May 29, 2021
Personal identification information
In order for our sites’ feature to work at the maximum capacity, we would require our users to share personally identifiable information like when they visit our site, make a comment on our site, or when they contact us for inquiries. If we run any kind of email promotion or surveys for a short period of time, we may ask for personal details which you can choose not to give. Typical identity information including name and email address.
Users can though visit our site without giving any such personal info. All private information asked would be for supplying voluntarily and will only affect that particular feature in our site.
Non-personal identification information
Information that cannot be lead back to you is also being collected while you are surfing our site. That information is usually collected to provide you with the better user experience. We don’t sell such data for monetary gains. Third party applications that we use on site may use non-identifiable data like IP address, country, device, browser, internet service provider to provide you relevant advertisement and other services.
In order to assess how our articles work, we will look into how users are interacting with our site using metrics like time on site, bounce rate, number of pages visited, and other similar data. Such data will only be used internally.
Policies Regarding Website Cookies
Web cookies are something that you can turn off in your browser settings if you want. Cookies are information shared between our server and your computer. Cookies are used for making your site experience smoother. If cookies are turned off, we can’t assure that all parts of our site will perform as it is intended to.
How Do We Use Your Data?
Your data would be used to help yourselves. Unlike the stigma, we hardly use your data against you.
- To effectively communicate with users
- To provide a better site experience for users
- To send bulk emails to interested users
- To display targeted advertisements
- To retarget you to resources related to your own country
- To secure our site efficiently
- To modify a particular content section
- To make our articles better
How Well Protected Are Your Data?
We take the utmost importance to protect your private data. All privacy pieces of information are stored with multiple levels of security to avoid misuses.
Online safety is not easy with all sort of software getting updated all the time, thus causing small errors that can be exploited by talented scammers. Online safety isn’t something we can’t give a 100% guarantee on. But we do everything in our capacity. Our websites are hosted by reputed websites managers who do security measures like the safety firewall.
Passwords and other details that can give access to your private data is shared only with a few selected personals in our company.
How Do We Deal With Third Parties and Your Data?
In the case of third-party companies, we don’t sell your data unless we have your consent to do so. Most of the time, such data gets straightly shared with third parties without going through us.
What Happens To Your Data When We Partner Up?
Usage Of Mediavine
Mediavine Programmatic Advertising (Ver 1.1)
The Website works with Mediavine to manage third-party interest-based advertising appearing on the Website. Mediavine serves content and advertisements when you visit the Website, which may use first and third-party cookies. A cookie is a small text file which is sent to your computer or mobile device (referred to in this policy as a “device”) by the web server so that a website can remember some information about your browsing activity on the Website.
First party cookies are created by the website that you are visiting. A third-party cookie is frequently used in behavioral advertising and analytics and is created by a domain other than the website you are visiting. Third-party cookies, tags, pixels, beacons and other similar technologies (collectively, “Tags”) may be placed on the Website to monitor interaction with advertising content and to target and optimize advertising. Each internet browser has functionality so that you can block both first and third-party cookies and clear your browser’s cache. The “help” feature of the menu bar on most browsers will tell you how to stop accepting new cookies, how to receive notification of new cookies, how to disable existing cookies and how to clear your browser’s cache. For more information about cookies and how to disable them, you can consult the information at All About Cookies.
Without cookies you may not be able to take full advantage of the Website content and features. Please note that rejecting cookies does not mean that you will no longer see ads when you visit our Site. In the event you opt-out, you will still see non-personalized advertisements on the Website.
The Website collects the following data using a cookie when serving personalized ads:
- IP Address
- Operating System type
- Operating System version
- Device Type
- Language of the website
- Web browser type
- Email (in hashed form)
Mediavine Partners (companies listed below with whom Mediavine shares data) may also use this data to link to other end user information the partner has independently collected to deliver targeted advertisements. Mediavine Partners may also separately collect data about end users from other sources, such as advertising IDs or pixels, and link that data to data collected from Mediavine publishers in order to provide interest-based advertising across your online experience, including devices, browsers and apps. This data includes usage data, cookie information, device information, information about interactions between users and advertisements and websites, geolocation data, traffic data, and information about a visitor’s referral source to a particular website. Mediavine Partners may also create unique IDs to create audience segments, which are used to provide targeted advertising.
If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices to opt-in or opt-out of this data collection, please visit National Advertising Initiative opt out page. You may also visit Digital Advertising Alliance website and Network Advertising Initiative website to learn more information about interest-based advertising. You may download the AppChoices app at Digital Advertising Alliance’s AppChoices app to opt out in connection with mobile apps, or use the platform controls on your mobile device to opt out.
For specific information about Mediavine Partners, the data each collects and their data collection and privacy policies, please visit Mediavine Partners.