What personal data we collect and why we collect it
Comments: When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
Media: If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
Contact forms: If you have contacted us with questions we will only retain the relevant information needed to respond to your request, OR, as pertaining to subscriptions to our Newsletter, we will retain the necessary information relevant to sending you information; i.e., email address, requested frequency of delivery. Upon the request to unsubscribe, we will delete your information.
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 exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
Analytics – Who we share your data with – 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.
Where we send your data: Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
Use of Google Analytics:
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “Cookies”, text files that are stored on your computer and enable analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. Only in exceptional circumstances will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. By order of the operator of the website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, compile reports on website activity, and provide other services regarding website and internet use to the website operator.
The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of the Google Analytics will not be merged with other data from Google.
You may block cookies from being stored by adjusting the settings in your browser software; however, we would like to point out that in this case, you may not be able to use all of the features on this website to their full extent.
You can also block the collection of the data generated by the cookie and the data related to your use of the website (incl. your IP address) to Google as well as the processing of this data by Google, by downloading and installing a browser plugin available from the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en
What are cookies: Cookies are small pieces of text sent by your web browser by a website you visit. A cookie file is stored in your web browser and allows the Service or a third-party to recognize you and make your next visit easier and the Service more useful to you.
Cookies can be “persistent” or “session” cookies.
We use both session and persistent cookies on the Service and we use different types of cookies to run the website:
Essential cookies: We may use essential cookies to authenticate users and prevent fraudulent use of user accounts. (We do not currently use this but may in the future).
Third-party cookies: In addition to our own cookies, we may also use various third-parties cookies to report usage statistics of the Service, deliver advertisements on and through the Service, and so on.
Comment Cookies: 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.
You can learn more about cookies at the following third-party websites:
Network Advertising Initiative: http://www.networkadvertising.org/
Other Disclaimers and Policies
Our Opinion: All blog information, ratings, and reviews (except for those expressly received or taken from external parties) is strictly our opinion and cannot be used against us in any way.
Liability: This website is for entertainment purposes only and does not reflect professional, legal, or authoritative advice. Any instructions provided in our tutorials or otherwise constitutes our own personal demonstrations and we will not be held liable for any injuries or misuse. We are not responsible for faulty services or failed delivery of goods purchased through external third parties recommended through this site.
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Promotional Policy: If you have a product you would like to send us feel free to contact us. However, we will NOT positively promote products (with the exception of sponsored ads) that we do not completely love and stand behind. Our receipt of an item given to us is not in any way, shape or form, our agreement to review said items and will not guarantee your product or company’s representation on our site.
Copyright Infringement: We have links to other people’s blogs or content on this site. If you own this content and would like us to remove it please contact us and we will take it down immediately.
Feel free to link to our website, pages or articles as long as you are not claiming the content as your own. We ask that any backlinks to this site be in good taste (subjective, I know) and that you do not hotlink our image content anywhere on your site.
You may use our logo if referencing our site.