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Privacy Policy

Your privacy is important to ManiaRavings.com. We shall respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect from you across our website, http://maniaravings.com.

Collection and use of personal information

We only ask for personal information when you:

  • post a comment
  • register on our forum
  • sign up for our e-mail list.

Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:

  • Email address
  • First name and last name
  • Cookies and Usage Data

We collect this information by fair and lawful means, with your knowledge and consent.

We only retain collected information for as long as necessary to:

  • Display your comments
  • Keep you registered
  • Keep you signed up with our e-mail lists.
  • Communicate with you personally

Your rights to your information and data

You have rights to information and data you provide on ManiaRavings.com. You have the right to:

  • Access, update or to delete the information we have on you.
  • Rectify
  • Object
  • Restrict
  • Data portability
  • Withdraw consent

on any information we have on you

Security of Data

What data we store, we will protect within acceptable means to prevent loss and theft, as well as unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use or modification. We cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Disclosure of Data

We don’t share any personally identifying information publicly or with third-parties, except when required to by law.

ManiaRavings.com may disclose your Personal Data in the good faith and if we believe that such action is necessary to:

  • comply with a legal obligation
  • protect and defend the rights or property of ManiaRavings.com
  • prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with our website
  • protect the personal safety of users of the ManiaRavings.com or the public
  • protect against legal liability

Visitor Monitoring Data and Analytics

ManiaRavings.com uses third party service providers to monitor and analyze the use of our website. These services s log visitors when they visit websites. The information collected by log files include:

  • Internet protocol (IP) addresses
  • browser type
  • Internet Service Provider (ISP)
  • date and time stamp
  • referring/exit pages, and
  • possibly the number of clicks.

These are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable. The purpose of the information is for analyzing trends, administering the site, tracking users’ movement on the website, and gathering demographic information.

We use the following services to monitor visitor analytics:

Google Analytics

Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google LLC or by Google Ireland Limited, depending on the location this Website is accessed from. Google utilizes the Data collected to track and examine the use of this Website, to prepare reports on its activities and share them with other Google services.

Google may use the Data collected to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.

You can review Google Analytics Terms of Service at: https://www.google.ca/analytics/terms/us.html

Google’s Privacy Policy can be accessed at: https://policies.google.com/privacy

Statcounter

Statcounter is an online service which helps us to understand our visitors; for example, how visitors find our website, how long they spend on our site, which web pages they are most interested in etc. We use Statcounter to better understand how visitors are interacting with our website helps us to improve the content, design and functionality of our site. This allows us to offer a better online experience to our visitors.

Statcounter uses cookies and other technologies to collect data on visitors and visitor activity on our website. This data includes:

  • Time and date of visit (this can help us to identify and plan for busy periods on our website)
  • IP address (this is a numerical label assigned to a device by an Internet Service Provider to enable the device to access the internet)
  • Browser and Operating System (this can help us to make sure that our website functions correctly in the browsers/operating systems used to access our site)
  • Device Information e.g. device type and screen size (this can help us to make sure that our website functions correctly in the devices used to access our site)
  • Referring Data e.g. a search engine link (this can help us to understand which search engines are helping visitors to find our website)

Furthermore, when you visit our website a Statcounter cookie (called “is_unique”) may be placed in your browser. This cookie is used only to determine whether you are a first-time or returning visitor and to estimate unique visits to the site.

You can learn more about cookies from Statcounter and set your browser to refuse same here: 
http://statcounter.com/about/set-refusal-cookie/

For further details, please see the Statcounter privacy policy the: 
https://statcounter.com/about/legal/#privacy

Cookies and Web-beacons

Like any other website, ManiaRavings.com uses ‘cookies’. These cookies are used to store information including visitors’ preferences, and the pages on the website that the visitor accessed or visited. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your device.

To learn more about cookies, you can visit https://www.aboutcookies.org/

Tracking technologies also used are beacons, tags, and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyze our website.

You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our website.

Google DoubleClick DART Cookie

Google is one of a third-party vendor on our site. It also uses cookies, known as DART cookies, to serve ads to our site visitors based upon their visit to www.website.com and other sites on the internet. However, visitors may choose to decline the use of DART cookies by visiting the Google ad and content network Privacy Policy at the following URL – https://policies.google.com/technologies/ads

Links to other Sites

This website may link to external sites that are not operated by us. Please be aware that we have no control over the content and practices of these sites, and cannot accept responsibility or liability for their respective privacy policies.

Use of Advertisements

We use advertisements and affiliate links to cover for our expenses. You can read our advertising disclosure at https://maniaravings.com/about/advertising-disclosure

Some advertisers on our site may use cookies and web beacons. Our advertising partners are listed below. Each of our advertising partners has their own Privacy Policy for their policies on user data.

Children’s Privacy

ManiaRavings.com does not address anyone under the age of 18.

We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 18. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your Children has provided us with Personal Data, please contact us.

If we become aware that we have collected Personal Data from children without verification of parental consent, we take steps to remove that information from our servers.

Your Acceptance of this Privacy Policy

You are free to refuse our request for your personal information, with the understanding that we may be unable to provide you with some of your desired services.

Your continued use of our website will be regarded as acceptance of our practices around privacy and personal information.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

This policy is effective as of March 16, 2019.

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes.

If we have your email address recorded via this website, we will attempt to notify you of major changes made to this Privacy Policy.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about how we handle user data and personal information, feel free to contact us:

 

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