What information do we collect?
We collect information from you when you sign in with the Facebook Social Plugin, Disqus, Google+, or Twitter. With this we have access to the public information you supply on the respective social network. For more details on this, see the Disqus Terms and Policies.
Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to users based on their visit to our sites and other sites on the Internet.
We collect your ip information and use a geolocation database to determine what country you are visiting our site from.
What do we use your information for?
Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:
How do we protect your information?
We do not store your personal information longer than the duration of your login. It all remains on Facebook or Google AdSense’s servers under secure protection We access it through the protected service menus that they provide and it is stored there according to their data retention policies.
Yes (Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computers hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the sites or service providers systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information).
Do we disclose any information to outside parties?
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others 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, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services on our website. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.
iTunes Affiliate Program
We work with the iTunes Affiliate program to supply links to various products we have talked about on the show so that you may conveniently purchase them after watching a clip on the product. In order to supply this service, PHG Services and/or an Advertiser (or another third party, where applicable) may use code or cookies on our website to track the performance of the Advertiser’s marketing efforts. No personally identifiable information information is collected in such process.
Apple and the Apple logo are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. App Store is a service mark of Apple Inc.
California Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance
Because we value your privacy we have taken the necessary precautions to be in compliance with the California Online Privacy Protection Act. We therefore will not distribute your personal information to outside parties without your consent.
As part of the California Online Privacy Protection Act, all users of our site may make any changes to their information at anytime by logging into their Facebook account and editing their ‘Privacy Settings’ under the gear cog at the top right of the screen.
Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance
We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act), we do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our website, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older.
Facebook Social Plug-in Policy
We use the Facebook Social Plug-in to allow users to post and interact with other users on this site. If you wish to view their latest data use policy you may view it at http://www.facebook.com/full_data_use_policy.
This policy was last modified on May 9, 2014