As with most other websites, we collect logs in log files. The information in log files may include your IP address, your ISP (internet service provider), the browser you used to visit our site, the time you visited our site and which pages you visited throughout our site. We use these logs to analyze our user-base and to provide relevant content. No other personal information is collected and stored by us.
Cookies and Web Beacons
Advertisements and Sponsored/Affiliate Links
We use third party advertisements on GizmoGIGA to support our site financially. Some of these advertisers may use technology such as cookies and web beacons when they advertise on our site, which will also send these advertisers (such as Google through the Google AdSense program) information including your IP address, your ISP , the browser you used to visit our site, and in some cases, whether you have Flash installed. This is generally used for geo-targeting purposes (showing New York real estate ads to someone in New York, for example) or showing certain ads based on specific sites visited (such as showing cooking ads to someone who frequents cooking sites).
We also use third-party affiliate network(s) to show relevant content on third-party webpages. These affiliate network(s) may set cookies to track the number of referrals sent from GizmoGIGA.
DoubleClick DART cookies
Third-party advertisements like Google may use DART cookies for ad serving through Google’s DoubleClick, which places a cookie on your computer when you are browsing the web and visit a site using DoubleClick advertising (including some Google AdSense advertisements). This cookie is used to serve ads specific to you and your interests (”interest based targeting”).
The ads served may be targeted based on your previous browsing history (For example, if you have been viewing sites about visiting Las Vegas, you may see Las Vegas hotel advertisements when viewing a non-related site, such as on a site about hockey). DART uses “non personally identifiable information”. It does NOT track personal information about you, such as your name, email address, physical address, telephone number, social security numbers, bank account numbers or credit card numbers.
You can opt-out of this ad serving on all sites by changing your ads preferences on Google.
You can also choose to disable or selectively turn off our cookies or third-party cookies in your browser settings. However, this can affect how you are able to interact with our site as well as other websites. This could include the inability to login to services or programs, such as logging into forums or accounts.
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.
We operate an email newsletter program to connect with our visitors and to inform them about relevant updates regarding GizmoGIGA. Subscription to newsletter is completely optional and users can subscribe or unsubscribe through an automated process should they wish to do so.
A newsletter is sent to you only if you subscribe to our newsletter. Your email address is never shared with third-parties by us.
Use of External Links
Pages on GizmoGIGA may include third-party (external) links to articles, products, images, or similar content available on third-party websites. While we make sure to include quality, safe and relevant external links, users are advised to proceed with caution before clicking any external links. We have no control over content provided on third-party pages and we can not be held responsible for any damage caused by visiting those links.
We will never share, sell or rent your personal information to third parties.
Last updated: 8th March, 2016.