www.themindfool.com is the owner and operator of the website, https://themindfool.com which provides the SERVICE.
We are extremely serious about online privacy and we respect your concerns. So, in this section, we are explaining our privacy policies to assist you in making informed decisions about how you can use our site. It will help you to understand how you share your information when you visit this website, as well as knowing what we do with the information that we collect about you.
This page is used to inform all visitors regarding the policies related to the collection, use, and disclosure of Personal Information if you decide to use our website, www.themindfool.com.
Understanding Information Collection and Use on TheMindFool
Information you may choose to provide to our site
For a better experience, while using our Service, we may require to collect your personal data if you want to provide us the information. The information collected including but not limited to your name, contact number, email and or postal address.
Also, note that the information that we collect is used to contact or identify you.
Information that is automatically retrieved when you visit our site
Whenever you visit our website, we and our third-party companies may collect certain information by default.
We want to clarify that whenever you visit our Site, we collect information that your browser sends to us that is called Log Data. This Log Data incorporates certain information from your computer, such as it’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser version, pages of our website that you visit, the date and time of your visit, the duration of your visit, and other statistics.
Cookies are small files commonly used as an unspecified unique identifier. These are transmitted to your browser from the website that you visit and are stored on your computer’s hard drive.
TheMindFool uses “cookies” for information collection and for improving the service. You would be provided the option to either accept or refuse these cookies. And you will also be informed when a cookie is being sent to your computer. If you choose to refuse our cookies, certain portions of our website may not be available for you.
We may employ third-party service providers for the following reasons:
• For smooth operations of our Service;
• For providing the Service on our behalf;
• For Service-related services
• For assisting us in analyzing how our Service is used.
We want to inform our readers and end-users that these third parties do have access to your Personal Information. The reason is to execute the tasks assigned to them on our behalf. However, they are bound not to disclose or use the information for any other purpose than mentioned above.
We value our users in entrusting us with their Personal Information. Therefore we are striving to use commercially acceptable means of protecting it. But please remember that all methods of transmission over the internet, or method of electronic storage is never 100% secure and reliable, and so we do not guarantee its absolute security.
Links to Other Sites
The following applies California Residents.
Under the California Law, the residents of California reserve the option to demand a hard copy from organizations with whom they have a formal business relationship,
(1) a record of the classifications of personally identifiable data, for example, name, email address and postal address and the type of assistance provided to the customer that a business has disclosed to third parties (including associates that are distinct legitimate entities) during the promptly going before schedule year for the third parties’ immediate transaction objectives and
(2) the complete data (names and addresses) of all such third parties.
To demand the above data, please get in touch with us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
On the off chance that you don’t desire your own data to any third party, who may utilize such data for direct promoting purposes, at that point you may quit such disclosures by writing an email to us at email@example.com.
Google Analytics usage
We use Google Analytics for aggregated, anonymized website traffic analysis. In order to track your session usage, Google drops a cookie
(_ga) with a randomly-generated ClientID in your browser. This ID is anonymized and contains no identifiable information like email, phone number, name, etc. We also send Google your IP Address. We use GA to track aggregated website behavior, such as what pages you looked at, for how long, and so on. This information is important to us for improving the user experience and determining site effectiveness. If you would like to access what browsing information we have – or ask us to delete any GA data – please delete your
_ga cookies, reach out to us via this form, and/or install the Google Analytics Opt-Out Browser Add-On.
We collect users’ email if they opt-in to receive our Newsletter. We use industry leader email marketing platform Mailchimp to handle and store user emails. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to remove your email from our list.
Our website caters to readers above the age of 13. We don’t knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children. In the case we discover that a child under 13 has provided us with personal information, we instantly delete this from our servers. If you are a parent or guardian and you recognize that your child has provided us with personal information, please contact us in order that we’ll be ready to do the needful.
Mediavine Programmatic Advertising (Ver 1.1)
The Website works with Mediavine to manage third-party interest-based advertising appearing 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.
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 All About 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. In the event you opt-out, you will still see non-personalized advertisements on the Website.
The Website collects the following data using a cookie when serving personalized ads:
- IP Address
- Operating System type
- Operating System version
- Device Type
- Language of the website
- Web browser type
- Email (in hashed form)
Mediavine Partners (companies listed below with whom Mediavine shares data) may also use this data to link to other end user information the partner has independently collected to deliver targeted advertisements. Mediavine Partners may also separately collect data about end users from other sources, such as advertising IDs or pixels, and link that data to data collected from Mediavine publishers in order to provide interest-based advertising across your online experience, including devices, browsers and apps. This data includes usage data, cookie information, device information, information about interactions between users and advertisements and websites, geolocation data, traffic data, and information about a visitor’s referral source to a particular website. Mediavine Partners may also create unique IDs to create audience segments, which are used to provide targeted advertising.
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 National Advertising Initiative opt out page. You may also visit Digital Advertising Alliance website and Network Advertising Initiative website to learn more information about interest-based advertising. You may download the AppChoices app at Digital Advertising Alliance’s AppChoices app to opt out in connection with mobile apps, or use the platform controls on your mobile device to opt out.
For specific information about Mediavine Partners, the data each collects and their data collection and privacy policies, please visit Mediavine Partners.