Privacy Policy & Cookies

This privacy policy has been compiled to better serve those who are concerned with how their ‘Personally identifiable information’ (PII) is being used online. PII, as used in US privacy law and information security, is information that can be used on its own or with other information to identify, contact, or locate a single person, or to identify an individual in context. Please read this privacy policy carefully to get a clear understanding of how third-party apps on this website may collect, use, protect or otherwise handle your Personally Identifiable Information.

What personal information is collected from the people that visit this website?

When subscribing to this site’s posts and comments’ updates, you may be asked to enter your email address to help you with your experience.

When is information collected?

Third parties collect general (non-personally identifiable) information from you when you browse the site’s pages, or take user-generated quizzes and polls (powered by PlayBuzz). Third parties may collect personal information when you share quizzes results on social media. All the Just For Fun quizzes are user-generated quizzes from the platform Playbuzz. Here you can find their Privacy Policy: https://www.playbuzz.com/PrivacyPolicy , and here their Cookies Policy: https://www.playbuzz.com/CookiesPolicy .

How is your information used?

Information collected from you can be used in the following ways:
• To improve this website in order to better serve you.
• To send periodic emails notifying you of new post updates.

How is visitor information protected?

This site does not use vulnerability scanning and/or scanning to PCI standards.
This site does not use an SSL certificate

• This site never asks for personal or private information. All third parties administering your data have their own privacy policies and security measures put in place.

Does this site 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 to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information, as well as help to compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that better site experiences and tools can be offered in the future.

This site uses cookies to:
• Compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interactions in order to offer better site experiences and tools in the future.

You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser (like Internet Explorer) settings. Each browser is a little different, so look at your browser’s Help menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.

If you disable cookies off, some features will be disabled. It may affect the user’s experience as some of the site’s services will not function properly.

Third Party Disclosure

This site does not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include website hosting partners and other parties who assist the operation of this website, or help servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. Your information may also be released as appropriate to comply with the law, enforce site policies, or protect rights, property, or safety.

However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

Third party links

Occasionally, this site may include third party products or services. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. This site owner has therefore no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites.

Google

Google’s advertising requirements can be summed up by Google’s Advertising Principles. They are put in place to provide a positive experience for users. https://support.google.com/adwordspolicy/answer/1316548?hl=en
This site has not enabled Google AdSense.

California Online Privacy Protection Act

CalOPPA is the first state law in the U.S. to require commercial websites and online services to post a privacy policy. The law’s reach stretches well beyond California to require a person or company in the United States (and conceivably the world) that operates websites collecting personally identifiable information from California consumers to post a conspicuous privacy policy on its website stating exactly the information being collected and those individuals with whom it is being shared, and to comply with this policy. – See more at: http://consumercal.org/california-online-privacy-protection-act-caloppa/#sthash.0FdRbT51.dpuf

According to CalOPPA the following is agreed:
Users can visit this site anonymously
Once this privacy policy is created, a link will be added to it on the site’s home page, or as a minimum on the first significant page after entering the site.
This Privacy Policy link includes the word ‘Privacy’, and can be easily be found on the page specified above.

Users will be notified of any privacy policy changes:
• On the Privacy Policy Page

How does this site handle do not track signals?

The site does not 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. They are not honored because:
The site works with Third Party Service Providers and therefore have no control over their management of DNT signals.

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.
This site is not specifically aimed 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 the following responsive action will be taken, should a data breach occur:

Users will be notified via email
• Within 1 week

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.

Your email address is collected when you subscribe to new posts’ updates in order to:
• Send you the requested information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions.

To be accordance with CANSPAM the following is agreed:
• Allow users to unsubscribe by using the link at the bottom of each email

If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, you can

• Follow the instructions at the bottom of each email.

Contact

If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy you may contact: INFO at UnBoxifyMe

 

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