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HeadStuff is committed to protecting your privacy and using technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the HeadStuff.org website and governs data collection and usage. By using HeadStuff.org you consent to the data practices described in this statement.
Collection of your Personal Information
HeadStuff collects personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number. HeadStuff uses Google Analytics which collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your age, gender, preferences, interests and favourites.
There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by HeadStuff. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used by HeadStuff for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of HeadStuff.org.
Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through HeadStuff.org public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others.
Note: HeadStuff does not read any of your private online communications.HeadStuff encourages you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to link to from HeadStuff so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information. HeadStuff is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of HeadStuff.org.
Use of your Personal Information
HeadStuff collects and uses your personal information to operate the HeadStuff features which you have given your information for, such as competitions, mailing lists, etc. and deliver the services you have requested. HeadStuff also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from HeadStuff. HeadStuff may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.
HeadStuff does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties.
HeadStuff may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to HeadStuff, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information. HeadStuff does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent. HeadStuff keeps track of the websites and pages our customers visit within HeadStuff.org, in order to determine what HeadStuff services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customised content and advertising within HeadStuff to customers whose behaviour indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.
HeadStuff will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on HeadStuff; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of HeadStuff and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of HeadStuff.org, or the public.
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalise HeadStuff.org pages, or register with HeadStuff, a cookie helps HeadStuff to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. They also ensure that visitors are not repeatedly sent the same display and banner ads. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same HeadStuff.org page, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the HeadStuff features that you customised. You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of HeadStuff.org.
Security of your Personal Information
HeadStuff secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. HeadStuff secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.
Changes to this Statement
HeadStuff will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. HeadStuff encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how HeadStuff is protecting your information.
HeadStuff welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that HeadStuff has not adhered to this Statement, please contact HeadStuff at [email protected] We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.
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 https://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp. You may also visit https://optout.aboutads.info/#/ and https://optout.networkadvertising.org/# to learn more information about interest-based advertising. You may download the AppChoices app at https://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: