Howtoguru privacy statement
Information We Collect
We collect information in the following ways:
We collect information for use on our website. This is usually done via our personal research or through ideas and information provided to us from viewers of this website, our blog(s), and via other electronic or written means of communication.
We collect contact information from our site viewers where they choose to provide us this information in order to be able to view additional content or services we might provide outside of what is displayed on our website or to be notified of upcoming content releases.
We collect log information of what was viewed and when on or via our website. This includes web pages visited, videos watched, length of viewing time, length of time on pages, etc. This is done for website and content improvement purposes.
Information We Do Not Collect
We do not collect the following information from viewers of our website:
- Device Information: Such as your computer model, operating system, IP address, etc.
- Location Information: We do no location gathering or demographics tracking of visitors to our website.
- Cookies and Anonymous Tracking: We do not place cookies on your devices nor make use of any anonymous user tracking technologies.
How We Use Information We Collect
Information we collect is used primarily for the
following three purposes:
To improve and extend the content we provide to our viewers
To improve the design and layout of our website to enhance the viewing experience
To build connections with and to communicate with our viewers who wish to build relationships with us.
Information You Share
Information you share with us is protected and held private in accordance with the terms and conditions you specify when you share that information. This includes the following:If you provide us with information for content we collectively wish to produce, we will reach agreement with you prior to presenting that content to the public as to the extent of privacy you wish to maintain for that content. This includes: Direct presentation of content you created, authorship of the content and how it is to be presented on our site.
All contact information you provide us will be
kept in strict confidence and will be used only for the purpose upon which
you provided us that information. We will not share this information with
any third parties or third party systems for any purpose outside of
maintaining contact with you.
Updating Your Personal Information
We will provide you with a mechanism on our site to allow you to update any contact information you have previously provided us.
Our Legal Policy
We will share no information provided to us – content or contact – with any third parties except where required to:Meet any applicable law, regulation, legal process or enforceable governmental request.
Enforce applicable Terms of Service, including
investigation of potential violations.
Detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud,
security or technical issues.
Protect against harm to the rights, property or
safety of Google advertisers on our site, our users or the public as
required or permitted by law.
Copyrights and Infringements
As a producer of content, we respect the rights of other content creators and expect other content creators to respect our copyrights as well. Where we display whole or in part content created by other content creators, this content will have only been displayed when we have the permission of the other content creator – either in writing directly to us or by their having allowed permission under creative content licensing rules. In all instances, we will acknowledge the origins of any third party content we display in a product we present.
Our policy is intended to implement the procedures set forth in 17 U.S.C. Section 512 and the Digital Millennium Copyright Act ("DMCA") for the reporting of alleged copyright infringement. It is the policy of this site to respect the legitimate rights of copyright owners, their agents, and representatives. Users of any part of this website are required to respect the legal protections provided by applicable copyright law.
Upon receipt of proper notification of a claimed copyright infringement, we
will follow the procedures outlined below and in the DMCA.
An electronically submitted or written signed notice of infringement or potential infringement must be received. It must contain details of said infringement claim including notice of a location where we can view the original content and, where possible, a notice of related copyright terms. Also included must be details on how we can contact the owner of the content or his/her representative to discuss the infringement and/or to be able to send notification back that we have removed the content from our site.
On notice of claimed infringement, we will investigate and, where we find
infringement to occur, we will pull the infringed content from our site on a
best efforts basis, within 24 to 48 hours of the notification.
By Dan Grijzenhout - December 20, 2015