Here is information on what types of personal information we receive and collect when you use and visit http://www.utilizewindows.com/, and how we safeguard your information.
We collect anonymous statistics about your visit, like which of our pages you viewed. Some 3rd parties like Facebook, Twitter and Google may know you visited this website, if you use their services. We can’t control them but we don’t believe this knowledge poses any threat to you. We use Google AdSense platform to serve ads on our site, and this will make your web browser automatically send certain information to Google (for example, the web address of the page that you’re visiting and your IP address). If you sign up with us, we take great care to keep your information safe and we’ll never share it with others without your permission. We never share your data with 3rd parties except to help us deliver our own services. These are just the key points. If you need more detail, keep reading.
Measuring our visitors
We measure visitors to our website using Google Analytics. This records what pages you view within our site, how you arrived at our site and some basic information about your computer. All of that information is anonymous – so we don’t know who you are; just that somebody visited our site. The information we collect from analytics helps us understand what parts of our sites are doing well, how people arrive at our site and so on. Like most websites, we use this information to make our website better, but you can opt out if you wish.
Google’s use of the DoubleClick cookie enables it and its partners to serve ads to users based on their visit to our site and/or other sites on the Internet. The DoubleClick cookie is used by Google in the ads served on the websites of its partners, such as websites displaying AdSense ads or participating in Google certified ad networks. When users visit a partner’s website and either view or click on an ad, a cookie may be dropped on that end user’s browser. Users may opt out of the use of the DoubleClick cookie for interest-based advertising by visiting Ads Settings. Deleting cookies does not mean you are permanently opted out of any advertising program. Unless you have settings that disallow cookies, the next time you visit a site running the advertisements, a new cookie will be added.
For more information on how Google collects and uses your data, see this page:http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/partners/
Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and other social networks
These services provide social buttons and similar features which we use on our website – such as the “Like” and “Tweet” buttons. To do so we embed code that they provide and we do not control ourselves. To function, their buttons generally know if you’re logged in; for example Facebook use this to say “x of your friends like this”. We do not have any access to that information, nor can we control how those networks use it. Social networks therefore could know that you’re viewing this website, if you use their services (that isn’t to say they do, but their policies may change). As our website is remarkably inoffensive we imagine this is not a concern for most users. To enable social buttons and similar features, we use the AddThis platform or the built in WordPress social features.
To allow visitors to discuss our web pages we use a discussion system provided by WordPress. To comment you may use your WordPress.com account, which we do not control ourselves. WordPress.com will anonymously tracks visitors to pages like we do. They also remember who you are if you login to any WordPress.com service, so you can comment on any website using their tool. WordPress.com will know what pages you viewed on our site and what you wrote on those comments. Of course all comments you leave are also publicly visible on the Internet alongside your name.
If you sign up
If you sign up to www.utilizewindows.com, we will record specific personal information about you, such as your name and email address. Your password is securely hashed (not stored in clear text).
We may send you email notifications regarding your account (such as email confirmation or password reset). We may send you email which you have specifically requested (such as newsletters or notifications when a report is completed). You have the ability to opt out of any of this communication at any time. We will never provide your personal information or email address to any third parties except where they are specifically employed to help deliver our own services, as detailed above.
We take many precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information. These precautions include:
- Hardware stored in secured datacentres behind firewalls
- All access to information restricted by password and/or secure key
- Restrictions to what information can be accessed via any location
Whilst we take great care to ensure any confidential information remains protected, we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the Internet. Of course you are responsible for keeping your password and user details confidential. Nobody at www.utilizewindows.com will ever ask you for your password, so please don’t trust anybody asking it.
Updates to this policy
Last edited on Thu 5 Nov, 17:58 CET