Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Your privacy is very important to us. At In Tech Geek we have a few fundamental principles that we follow:

  • We don’t ask you for personal information unless we truly need it. (We can’t stand services that ask you for things like your gender or income level for no apparent reason.)
  • We don’t share your personal information with anyone except to comply with the law, develop our products, or protect our rights.
  • We don’t store personal information on our servers unless required for the on-going operation of our site.

It is In Tech Geek’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our website.

Website Visitors

Like most website operators, In Tech Geek collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. In Tech Geek’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how In Tech Geek’s visitors use its website. From time to time, In Tech Geek may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.

In Tech Geek also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on our blogs. In Tech Geek only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Certain visitors to In Tech Geek’s website choose to interact with In Tech Geek in ways that require In Tech Geek to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that In Tech Geek gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who comment on our blog to provide a username and email address. Those who wish to receive In Tech Geek updates via email, we collect their emails. In each case, In Tech Geek collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with In Tech Geek. In Tech Geek does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.

Aggregated Statistics

In Tech Geek may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. For instance, In Tech Geek may monitor the most popular pages or use spam screening by the Akismet service to help identify spam. In Tech Geek may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, In Tech Geek does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

In Tech Geek discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors, and affiliated organizations that need to know that information in order to process it on In Tech Geek’s behalf or to provide services available at In Tech Geek’s website, and that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors, and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country. By using In Tech Geek’s website, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. In Tech Geek will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying information to anyone other than to its employees, contractors, and affiliated organizations as described above. In Tech Geek may disclose potentially personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order, or other governmental request, or when In Tech Geek believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of In Tech Geek, third parties, or the public at large. In Tech Geek takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying information.

Cookies

A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. In Tech Geek uses cookies to help In Tech Geek identify and track visitors, their usage of In Tech Geek website, and their website access preferences. In Tech Geek visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using In Tech Geek’s websites, with the drawback that certain features of In Tech Geek’s websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

Google Ads

Google, as a third-party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on our site. Google’s use of cookies enables it to serve ads to our users based on previous visits to our site or other sites on the internet. Users may opt-out of personalized ads by visiting the Google Ads Settings page.

Google Analytics

We have implemented the following:
  • Remarketing with Google Analytics
  • Google Display Network Impression Reporting
  • Google Analytics Demographics and Interest Reporting

We use Google Analytics to collect information about use of this site. We use the information we get from Google Analytics only to improve this site. Google Analytics collects only the IP address assigned to you on the date you visit this site, rather than your name or other identifying information. We do not combine the information collected through the use of Google Analytics with personally identifiable information. Although Google Analytics plants a cookie on your web browser to identify you as a unique user the next time you visit this site, the cookie cannot be used by anyone but Google. Google’s ability to use and share information collected by Google Analytics about your visits to this site is restricted by the Google Analytics Terms of Service and the Google Privacy Policy. You can prevent Google Analytics from recognizing you on return visits to this site by disabling cookies on your browser.

Business Transfers

If In Tech Geek, or substantially all of its assets were acquired, or in the unlikely event that In Tech Geek goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of In Tech Geek may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.

Comments

Comments and other content submitted to Akismet anti-spam service are not saved on our servers unless they were marked as false positives, in which case we store them long enough to use them to improve the service to avoid future false positives.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, In Tech Geek may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in In Tech Geek’s sole discretion. In Tech Geek encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, please contact us at:

support@intechgeek.com

Or use our Contact Us page