When and what information we collect
We collect information about you from when you post a comment, register for an account, write a product review or a news tip, participate in a giveaway, contest or survey, share a video or communicate with us in any other way. Such information may include your name, email address, biographic information, social media profiles, website URL, picture and any other information you choose to provide. We may also obtain information from other sources. For example, if you create or log into your account through a third-party social media service, we will have access to certain information from that third party service, such as your name and account information, in accordance with the authorization procedures determined by such service.
When you access or use our website, some information is automatically collected by analytic software. For example, we automatically log your computer’s operating system, Internet Protocol (IP) address, access times, browser type and language, and the website you visited before navigating to our online portal. Additionally, when you visit GizmoSnack.com through your mobile device, we may also collect your unique device ID, device make and model, device IP address, mobile web browser type and version and mobile carrier. We also collect information about your usage and activity on our site. All these data are collected via 3rd party traffic analysis solutions such as Google Analytics and WordPress Jetpack.
What we do with your information
- store visitor preferences.
- serve custom content (depending on user’s browser, IP address).
- track user’s behavior (in order to optimize the usability).
- participate into advertising programs such as Google Adsense (that help to maintain this site). Google uses the DoubleClick cookie to serve ads based on a user’s prior visits to your website, but also to other sites on the Internet. Users may opt out of the use of the DoubleClick cookie for interest-based advertising by visiting Ads Settings.
2. Email addresses
When you post a comment, join our newsletter or send an email to GizmoSnack, your email will automatically be stored by the system, usually together with your name. We may use this information to send you monthly newsletters, to notify you about best deals and possible discounts that will improve your gizmo buying experience. You can however browse the site anonymously (by default) and you can opt out at any time from our mailing lists. We will not sell or transfer any emailing information to any 3rd parties, as your contact details are confidential. However, we will release your information if that is required by the law.
3. Log Files
GizmoSnack.com may use log files to handle information (not personally linked) regarding user’s IP address, type of web browser, ISP, access date, time on site, number of clicks and so on, in order to:
- improve GizmoSnack.com overall
- improve the communication channels
- improve the usability
- improve the quality of the content (comparison charts, product reviews and so on)
4. Affiliate Disclosure
GizmoSnack.com participates in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com. GizmoSnack.com has no control over the cookies used by 3rd party advertisers such as Amazon. You should consult their privacy policies for more information on how to opt-out of certain practices.
5. 3rd party links
The sites linked by GizmoSnack.com have their own privacy policies. We have no affiliation with other sites, and no control over the cookies used by these. You should consult their privacy policies for more information on how to opt-out of certain practices.
Changes to this policy
GizmoSnack.com may change this Policy from time to time. If we make any changes to this Policy, we will notify you by revising the date at the top of the Policy, and in some cases, we may provide you with additional notice (such as adding a statement to our homepage or sending you an email notification). We encourage you to review this Policy whenever you access our site to stay informed about our information practices and the ways you can help protect your privacy.
If you have any questions about this Policy, please contact us.