Personally Identifiable Information
We may collect personally identifiable information from Users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users visit our site, leave a comment, fill in a form and in connection with other services or resources we make available on our Site. Users may be asked for, as appropriate, their name, email address, mailing address, website and phone number.
Users may, however, visit our Site anonymously. We will collect personally identifiable information from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users can always refuse to supply personally identifiable information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain Site related activities.
Non-Personally Identifiable Information
We may collect non-personally identifiable information about Users when they interact with our Site. The non-personally identifiable information may include their browser’s name, the type of computer they are using, their operating system and other technical information about how they are connecting to the Site.
In addition, we use Heap Analytics to track what pages Users visit, where they came from and how long they stayed.
Web Browser Cookies
If you leave a comment on our Site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience, so that you do not have to fill in your details for future comments. These cookies will last for one year.
How We Use Collected Information
Hacker Pulp uses the information we collect for the following purposes:
- To personalize user experience
We may use information in the aggregate to understand how Users use the activities, services and resources on our Site.
- To improve our Site
We continually strive to improve our Site offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you.
- To improve customer service
Your information helps us to more effectively respond to your customer service requests and support needs.
- To administer a contest, promotion or other Site activity
We may send Users information about, and related to, the activities they participated in.
- To send periodic emails
We only use the email address Users provide to respond to their inquiries and customer service requests.
How We Protect Your Information
We use appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices. We also implement security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information and data stored on our Site.
What Rights You Have Over Your Data
If you have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Sharing Your Personal Information
We do not sell, trade, or rent Users personally identifiable information to others. Hacker Pulp may share demographic, aggregated and generic information, not linked to any personally identifiable information, regarding visitors and users with our business partners and affiliates for the purposes outlined above.
We may use third-party service providers to help us operate our business and the Site or administer activities on our behalf. We may share your information with these third parties for these purposes, provided that you have given us your permission.
Third Party Websites
Users may find content on our Site that link to the sites and services of our partners, suppliers, sponsors, licensors and other third parties. We do not control the content or links that appear on these sites. We are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from our Site.
In addition, these sites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. These sites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to our Site, is subject to that website’s own terms and policies.
Hacker Pulp is an Amazon Associate and we earn money from qualifying purchases.
Embedded Content From Other Websites
Articles on this Site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, etc.) from other websites. This content behaves in the same way as if the visitor had visited the other website.
When Users leave comments on the Site, we collect their name, email address and, optionally, their website. We also collect their IP address and the browser’s user agent string to help with spam detection.
An anonymized hash created from your email address may also be provided to Gravatar, to see if you are using this service. After approval of your comment, your profile picture will be visible to the public and displayed next to your comment.
Compliance with Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act
Protecting the privacy of young children is important to us. For that reason, we never collect or maintain information at our Site from Users we actually know are under 13. No part of our website is structured to attract anyone under 13.
Your Acceptance of These Terms
By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this policy. If you do not agree to this policy, then please do not use our Site. Your continued use of the Site, following changes to this policy, will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.
This document was last updated on December 5, 2018.