We only collect the very basic of information, which you may be asked to provide as visitors to the website. These are:
- E-mail – We may ask for your e-mail address in order to send out regular newsletters from Shockpedia.com. You do not have to provide this information if you do not wish to receive the newsletters. You may also unsubscribe at any time.
- Non-personally identifiable information – We may collect non-personally identifiable information, such as browser type, screen resolution and so forth. This information can not identify you as an individual. We use this information simply for analytical or aggregation purposes.
How Collected Information Is Used
It is important to us that the personal information collected from you is never sold or rented to third parties, outside of Shockpedia.com. The only time we will ever use your personal information (e-mail address) is for the purposes of our regular newsletter. As mentioned, you can unsubscribe from this service at any time.
Non-personally identifiable information is used solely for analytic, aggregation and statistical data purposes. We may use this information with our business partners so that online advertisements, that are relevant to yourself, can be delivered on our website. We ensure that all of the non-personally identifiable information is completely stripped back to the minimum, so that you remain anonymous.
Security of Information
The security of our visitors is a high priority to Shockpedia, which means that we always strive to keep any information collected private and secure. We use effective and reliable managerial, physical and electronic procedures, to prevent unauthorized access to your data. This will ensure the protection of any information we collect and store online. We would like to note, that even with the very best safeguards in place it is virtually impossible for us to guarantee your information is 100% safe, all of the time. We cannot guarantee that information is not accessed, disclosed or destroyed due to a security breach. If this were to happen, which is unlikely, then we will take all necessary legal steps in order to investigate the case and also notify any individuals whose information may have been compromised (as appropriate).
If we detect users that are trying to harm our site or hurt our advertisers we will take every measure to investigate and harmful IP’s will be disclosed to relevant 3rd parties in such cases.
We believe that it should be your choice as to how certain information is used on the website. Below you will find out how to choose what information you provide us.
E-mail and/or any other personal information – It is not mandatory to submit any personal information to Shockpedia, including e-mail address. It is your prerogative to decline to submit any personal information, at any time. We will only ever ask for an e-mail address in order to send out a newsletter, which is a voluntary submission of personal information. You can also request any personal information removed, even though it may have already been submitted to the site. We are unable to provide a newsletter service to those who have not submitted their e-mail address.
Non-personally Identifiable Information – If you do not wish for cookies to be collected, whilst visiting our website, then you will be able to turn these off on your browser or mobile device. Please refer to the instructions for your particular web browser or mobile device, to learn how cookies and any other tracking tools can be disabled. The use of the website may be impaired if cookies are turned off, so please be aware of this before disabling them.
Third Party Vendors
Other Websites and Services
Update August 2015:
We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our Web site. These companies may use aggregated information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visits to this and other Web sites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, please see: http://www.networkadvertising.
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