Effective: 1st May 2018
This site is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.
This webpage tells you the data protection and privacy practices – specifically:
- What personally identifiable information is collected
- Which organisation is collecting this information
- How this information is used
- Our policy on sharing this information
- How we protect your information
- How you can correct any inaccuracies in this information
Plain English Summary
We take your privacy very seriously.
Children (under 18s) are not eligible to use our services and should not submit any personal information to this site. This site does not actively track you as an individual.
Should you send us an email via the contact form below, your name, email address and message will be emailed to us (as you would expect). This information is kept private. We will store this information within our own email system so that we are able to respond to you.
Should you comment on a blog post or web page on this site, then your name, email address, IP address and message will be stored in our website database (as you would expect). This makes your name, website address and comment (but not your email address) viewable by the general public on the website.
The website does use some cookies when you browse this website. These are used to ensure proper running of this website, and also to help us improve your experience when browsing.
We use 3rd Party / Tracking / Advertising cookies to serve google adsense only.
If you don’t know what cookies are or if you would like to find out more, visit a relevant legal site.
NONE OF THE INFORMATION WE GATHER VIA COOKIES IDENTIFIES YOU AS AN INDIVIDUAL – IT IS ALL ENTIRELY ANONYMOUS.
The cookies we use are detailed below:
VOTING – no details or data are retained by us, other than the total votes per post.
|Facebook Comments||Persistent||1 year||If you leave a comment on the website e.g. on a page, article or blog post, then a cookie may be stored to ‘remember’ your email address for the next time you post (should you choose the “remember me” option). See Facebook for more|
|Google Analytics||To understand how people use our site, and to discover areas on our site with issues, we use Google Analytics. Most websites use some sort of analytics program like this. The data it collects helps us see things like how many people visit our site, which country they are from, how many pages they visited, how fast our site loaded, and so on. All data collected is completely anonymous, it does not identify you as an individual in any way.|
|WordPress||Persistent||1 year||WordPress is the Content Management System (CMS) that runs this website. It uses a cookie when logging in and out and is essential for proper website operation. It is only set if you are a registered user, so for most people it is not set at all. User data is all anonymous.|
We respect your privacy
Coolinterestingstuff.com has a firm commitment to privacy. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices.
Users registering an account on our site or entering one of our contests are required only to provide an alias and their e-mail address. Members may optionally include their age, country of origin and other personal information in their forum profile should they wish. We do not disclose the e-mail address, personal information or details of the posting behaviour of any forum member to any third party unless the member in question is engaged in malicious or illegal activities considered serious enough for us to opt to or be obligated by law to disclose said posting behaviour to a relevant third party in order to stop such posting behaviour from continuing.
Coolinterestingstuff.com has links to other sites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of these other web sites.
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.
By accessing this web site you agree to the following terms and conditions. Coolinterestingstuff.com reserves the right to modify these terms and conditions at any time.
By using this site you agree to assume complete responsibility for that use. Coolinterestingstuff.com does not make any warranties, representations or endorsements whatsoever with regard to the services this site provides or any merchandise or related information made available through advertisements on the site. We shall not be liable for any cost or damage arising directly or indirectly from any such transactions. It is your responsibility to evaluate the accuracy, completeness and usefulness of advice, services, opinions, merchandise and other information provided through Coolinterestingstuff.com.
Coolinterestingstuff.com does not guarantee that the site will be uninterrupted, or that it is error free. We will do our best to ensure that the site is as error-free as possible, however we cannot guarantee that defects will be corrected.
Limitation of liability
In no event will Coolinterestingstuff.com be liable for any incidental, consequential, or indirect damages (including, but not limited to, damages for loss of profits, business interruption, loss of programs or information and the like) arising out of the use of or inability to use the service, or any information or transactions provided on the service or downloaded from the service, or any delay of such information or service. This applies even if Coolinterestingstuff.com or its authorised representatives have been advised of the possibility of such damages, or any claim attributable to errors, omissions, or other inaccuracies in the service and/or materials or information downloaded through the service.
Third-party web sites
Coolinterestingstuff.com is not responsible for the content of any web site that may be accessed through links on this site. We have no control over the content of such sites and we neither endorse nor accept responsibility for those sites.
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Coolinterestingstuff.com provides community discussion forums, image gallery, blog and chat room services. Please remember that we are not responsible for any messages posted. We do not vouch for or warrant the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any message and are not responsible for the contents of any message.
The messages express the views of the author of the message, not necessarily the views of Coolinterestingstuff.com. Any user who feels that a posted message is objectionable is encouraged to contact us immediately by email. We have the ability to remove objectionable messages and we will make every effort to do so, within a reasonable time frame, if we determine that removal is necessary. We also reserve the right to remove any messages from the discussion forum at our sole discretion.
We are not responsible in any way for any injury, loss or damage which occurs as a result of an opinion expressed or information provided on Coolinterestingstuff.com. If You have any claim arising from the actions or statements of another user you agree to pursue such a claim only against that user directly.
Any copyrighted material(s) i.e. news stories, articles, images etc. reproduced by members in posts on our discussion forum service are done so solely for non-profit news reporting, educational and commenting purposes; members quoting such material(s) are required to include a source link in order to properly credit the copyright holder(s). We believe this constitutes fair use of such copyrighted material as provided for in 17 U.S.C § 107.
If you own the copyright or wish to make a copyright claim pertaining to any material that has been posted to the site please contact us via e-mail and we will make every effort to remove said material as soon as possible if requested to do so.
You accept that any private correspondences sent to you through e-mail or through our site’s private messenger are copyrighted to the original sender and should not be published, reproduced or distributed outside of this web site in any way without prior written permission from the copyright holder.
You accept that the content of posts, blog entries or other visitor submissions to the site belong to their respective authors and should not be published, reproduced or distributed outside of this web site without permission from the copyright holder.
You agree to the rules outlined in our terms of service.
You accept that Coolinterestingstuff.com reserves the right to terminate your forum or site access without warning or prior notification should we feel that you have breached these terms and conditions.