Privacy Policy

Welcome to our Privacy Policy (henceforth, “this Policy”). We have compiled this Policy to help you better understand the nature of your relationship with us and enable you to make informed decisions about certain aspects of our relationship. Because of that, we encourage you to read this Policy carefully. You continued use of our website confirms your agreement with this Policy.

Personal Information We Collect

As used in this Policy, “personal information” is understood as all data that relates to an identifiable human being whose identity is apparent, or can reasonably be inferred, from the data.

Our website does not collect your personal information, with the exception of your IP address and certain information collected by Google Analytics and Metrika Yandex , as will be explained below. In addition, our website may be detecting non-personally identifiable geo-location information to optimize our service, however our website does not collect your precise geo-location or associate the detected geo-location data with a specific user. We do not sell your personal information to advertisers or other third parties. In certain instances, we may request your email address to communicate with you. If this happens, your email address will only be used to communicate with you and deleted upon your request.

 

Use of IP Addresses and Browser Settings

When you visit our website, we register the IP address and browser settings of your computer or other device. The IP address is the numerical address of your computer or other device used to visit our website. Browser settings can include the type of browser you use, browser language and time zone. We collect this information so that we can trace the computer or device used in cases of misuse or unlawful actions in connection with visits to or use of our website. Moreover, we may collect this information for various internal business purposes, such as:

  • generating statistics;
  • measuring traffic and popularity of content areas;
  • identifying usage trends and expanding our business activities;
  • general data analysis and administering our site and affiliated sites;
  • improving or modifying our website, developing new services and functionality;
  • and complying with applicable legal requirements and legal process, requests from governmental authorities, relevant industry standards and our internal policies.

We may also use your IP address and browser settings in other manners and for other purposes for which we will provide specific notice on this website at the time of collection. We may use or disclose your IP address and browser settings for any legitimate purpose to the extent permitted by applicable law.

Google Analytics and Metrika Yandex

We use tools commonly known as “Google Analytics” and “Metrika Yandex” (henceforth, “Analytic tools”), it’s industry standard analytics tools operated by Google and Yandex, to collect information about use of our website. We also rely on Google Analytics and Metrika Yandex too for purposes of display advertising and personalized advertising, as such terms will be explained below. Analytic tools collects information such as how often users visit our website and what other sites they visited prior to reaching our website. We use the information we obtain from Analytic tools for the purposes of improving our website.

Analytic tools collects only the IP address assigned to your computer or other device and your browser settings on the date you visit our website, rather than your name or other identifying information. We never combine the information collected through the use of Analytic tools with any other kind of personally identifiable information. Although Analytic tools will usually plant a permanent cookie on your web browser to identify you as a unique user the next time you visit our website, such cookie cannot be used by anyone but Google and Yandex.
The ability of Google to use and share information collected by Google Analytics about your visits to our website is restricted by the Google Analytics Terms of Use and the Google Privacy Policy.
The ability of Yandex to use and share information collected by Metrika Yandex about your visits to our website is restricted by the Yandex Metrika Terms of Use and the Yandex Privacy Policy.
Please note that you can prevent Analytic tools from recognizing you on return visits to our website by disabling cookies on the browser of your computer or device.

Cookies

We may use cookies in order to customize our website for return visitors. These cookies are not required for website functionality. In addition, third-party ad networks and our business partners, such as Facebook or YouTube, may install cookies depending on their configuration. You are not required to accept cookies in order to be able to use our website. Please note, further, that many web browsers contain a feature allowing you to manage your preferences with respect to cookies. More specifically, you can set your browser to refuse certain cookies or delete them entirely. You may be able to manage other technologies in the same way that you manage cookies using your browser’s preferences. On the other hand, please be mindful that if you choose to block cookies, doing so may prevent certain features on our website from functioning.

A cookie is a small file placed on your computer or other device when you visit a website that can be understood by the website that issued the cookie. We and Our Partners (as such term is explained in the next section) use the information collected by cookies to remember who you are to log you in and your preferences, to serve content tailored to your needs or interests and to assess how our website is used. You can accept or decline cookies through your browser settings. To learn more, please look at the cookie settings available in your specific web browser(s).

Personalized Advertising (Formerly Known as Interest-Based Advertising)

Our website permits Google Adsense to collect certain information about you to provide personalized advertising to you. They may be collecting from your computer or device certain information, such as:

  • your gender;
  • your age;
  • your location; and
  • areas of your interests.

In addition, they may be collecting certain information related to your PC, laptop, mobile phone or other device attributes and traffic/session information, such as:

  • the model of your computer or device;
  • the make of your computer or device;
  • your computer or device agent details;
  • the ID of your computer or device;
  • session durations;
  • and activity information.

Opting-Out of Receiving Personalized Ads

If you do not want our website to show you personalized ads please be advised to do any of the following:

disable and delete cookies from the browser settings of your computer or device as follows: cookies.insites.com

Please note that if you choose to opt-out, your opt-out will be managed through the use of cookies. If you delete these cookies or use a different browser or computer, you will have to make this same selection again.

Plugins Our website may have “plugins” (such as the Facebook “Like” button) to third party sites or offer login (such as log in with Facebook) through a third-party account. Third party plugins and login features, including their loading, operation and use, are governed by the privacy policy and terms of use of the third party providing them.