This page informs you of my policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Information when you use this website, related services and 3rd party tools.
PERSONAL INFORMATION WE COLLECT
When you visit the Site, we automatically collect certain information about your device, including information about your web browser, IP address, time zone, and some of the cookies that are installed on your device. Additionally, as you browse the Site, we collect information about the individual web pages or products that you view, what websites or search terms referred you to the Site, and information about how you interact with the Site. We refer to this automatically-collected information as “Device Information.”
We collect Device Information using the following technologies:
– “Cookies” are data files that are placed on your device or computer and often include an anonymous unique identifier. By accepting cookies you may see ads that are less relevant to you. You can change your choice at any time. For more information about cookies, and how to disable cookies, visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org.
– “Log files” track actions occurring on the Site, and collect data including your IP address, browser type, Internet service provider, referring/exit pages, date/time stamps, and number of clicks to analyze trends, administer the site, track user’s movement around the site, and gather demographic information and other such information are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable and other statistics. Like many other Web sites, Hearmefolks collects information that your browser sends whenever you visit this website.
– “Web beacons,” “tags,” and “pixels” are electronic files used to record information about how you browse the Site.
– “Emails” used to contact you to send out newsletters and downloadable resources. Hearmefolks collects personally identifiable information (which includes your name and email address) that may also be required while commenting on posts and pages within this website.
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.
If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
If at any time, you wish your e-mail address to be deleted, please contact me at [email protected], and it will be removed within a month.
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.
– 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.
Additionally, when you make a purchase or attempt to make a purchase through the Site, we collect certain information from you, including your name, billing address, shipping address, payment information (including credit card numbers, email address, and phone number. We refer to this information as “Order Information.”
And lastly, while this site discusses ways to make money online, it does not guarantee that you can make an income. Not all platforms allow all monetization methods. Be sure to read their terms and conditions.
HOW DO WE USE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION?
We use the Order Information that we collect generally to fulfill any orders placed through the Site (including processing your payment information and providing you with invoices and/or order confirmations).
Additionally, we use this Order Information to:
Communicate with you;
Screen our orders for potential risk or fraud; and
When in line with the preferences you have shared with us, provide you with information or advertising relating to our products or services.
We use the Device Information that we collect to help us screen for potential risk and fraud (in particular, your IP address), and more generally to improve and optimize our Site (for example, by generating analytics about how our customers browse and interact with the Site, and to assess the success of our marketing and advertising campaigns).
- Our commenting system so that you don’t have to always enter your details
- Collect data as part of Google Analytics so that we can see who has visited our website
- Ad personalization and measurement.
You can choose to disable or selectively turn off our cookies or third-party cookies in your browser settings or to indicate when a cookie is being sent by managing preferences in your browser. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of this website. This could include the inability to login to services or programs, such as logging into forums or accounts.
Your email address, will be used to personalize your experience, serve you better and contact you periodically (3 times a week at most, but more frequently 1-2 times er week, depending on your interests). You may also receive emails from Hearmefolks regarding latest blog updates, exclusive content and replies to queries put forth by you. By using this website, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.
If at any time you wish to unsubscribe from Hearmefolks, you may by clicking on the unsubscribe link in the newsletters served to you. If you wish your e-mail address to be deleted, please contact me at [email protected], and it will be removed as early as possible. By doing so your information be deleted from the records of my e-mail service provider.
Hearmefolks may employ third-party companies and individuals including tracking technology (Mediavine and more) to facilitate this website, to provide the service on our behalf, to perform Service-related services or to assist us in analyzing how our Service is used. Both this site and third parties may serve content and advertisements, collect information directly from visitors and place or recognize cookies on visitors’ browsers.
These third parties have access to your Personal Information only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.
Mediavine Programmatic Advertising
The Website uses Mediavine to manage all third-party advertising 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. The cookie may collect information relating to your use of the Website, information about your device such as the device’s IP address and browser type, demographic data and, if you arrived at the Website via a link from a third-party site, the URL of the linking page.
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 www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-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.
The Website may collect IP addresses and location information to serve personalized ads and pass it to Mediavine. 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 http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp. You may also visit http://optout.aboutads.info/#/ and http://optout.networkadvertising.org/# to learn more information about interest-based advertising. You may download the AppChoices app at http://www.aboutads.info/appchoices to opt out in connection with mobile apps, or use the platform controls on your mobile device to opt out.
Mediavine partners with the following data processors:
LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES
Hearmefolks has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party web sites or services. You further acknowledge and agree that Hearmefolks shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such web sites or services.
We strongly advise you to read the terms and conditions and privacy policies of any third-party web sites or services that you visit.
SHARING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
We share your Personal Information with third parties to help us use your Personal Information, as described above. For example, we use Google Analytics to help us understand how our customers use the Site–you can read more about how Google uses your Personal Information here: https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/. You can also opt-out of Google Analytics here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
Finally, we may also share your Personal Information to comply with applicable laws and regulations, to respond to a subpoena, search warrant or other lawful request for information we receive, or to otherwise protect our rights.
The security of your Personal Information is highly important to us. Hearmefolks employees a variety of security measures to maintain proper safety and your personal information will not be sold to anyone.
We have not, and never will, sell your personal information, and we use any data that this site collects (email or cookies) only to serve you better and send you information about products that are catered only to your interests.
As described above, we use your Personal Information to provide you with targeted advertisements or marketing communications we believe may be of interest to you. For more information about how targeted advertising works, you can visit the Network Advertising Initiative’s (“NAI”) educational page at http://www.networkadvertising.org/understanding-online-advertising/how-does-it-work.
You can opt out of targeted advertising by:
INCLUDE OPT-OUT LINKS FROM WHICHEVER SERVICES BEING USED.
COMMON LINKS INCLUDE:
FACEBOOK – https://www.facebook.com/settings/?tab=ads
GOOGLE – https://www.google.com/settings/ads/anonymous
BING – https://advertise.bingads.microsoft.com/en-us/resources/policies/personalized-ads
Additionally, you can opt out of some of these services by visiting the Digital Advertising Alliance’s opt-out portal at: http://optout.aboutads.info/.
Hearmefolks does not address anyone under the age of 16. I do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 16. In the case I discover that a child under 16 has provided me with personal information, I immediately delete this from the server. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your child has provided personal information, please contact me so that I will be able to do necessary actions.
DO NOT TRACK
Please note that we do not alter our Site’s data collection and use practices when we see a Do Not Track signal from your browser.
If you are a European resident, you have the right to access personal information we hold about you and to ask that your personal information be corrected, updated, or deleted. If you would like to exercise this right, please contact us through the contact information below.
Additionally, if you are a European resident we note that we are processing your information in order to fulfill contracts we might have with you (for example if you make an order through the Site), or otherwise to pursue our legitimate business interests listed above. Additionally, please note that your information will be transferred outside of Europe, including to Canada and the United States.
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.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
When you place an order through the Site, we will maintain your Order Information for our records unless and until you ask us to delete this information.
When We May Transfer your Personal Data
We will not transfer your personal data unless we are under a legal obligation to do so. Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
If You Wish to be Removed from our Data
At any point, you may ask that we remove your information from our systems. Please contact with your requirements and we will do so within a month.
The same applies to what information we hold about you and can be identified as being about you.
All the content is ‘© 2019 HearMeFolks | All rights reserved ‘, unless otherwise mentioned. No part of this website may be copied without written permission. If the content has been unintentionally used without permission, you may notify me at your earliest convenience.
Accessing (or attempting) to access any of our resources by any means other than those suggested in the website, is strictly prohibited. You specifically agree not to access any of the resources by any unethical, unconventional means.
By adopting any information or clicking on any links on this site or its related sites, you are doing so at your own risk. The Hearmefolks will not be held responsible for any damage, injury or loss – whether directly or indirectly – related to information in any form taken from this site, any other website, blog, e-mail, newsletter, RSS feed, e-book, video, podcast, social-media or social-networking profile account associated with it, and any blog, website or other online space linked from it.
YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THESE TERMS
By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this policy and terms of service. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.
For more information about our privacy practices, if you have questions, or if you would like to make a complaint, please contact us by e-mail at [email protected]