Your privacy is important to ManiaRavings.com. We shall respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect from you across our website, https://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.
- 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
- 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 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
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
- Time and date of visit (this can help us to identify and plan for busy periods on our website)
IPaddress (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:
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
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
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.
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.
This policy is effective as of March 16, 2019.
If you have any questions about how we handle user data and personal information, feel free to contact us:
- By Email: [email protected]
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