It is our policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating this website (GearsForGeek.com)

Website Visitors

Like most website operators, GearsForGeek collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. GearsForGeek’ purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how GearsForGeek ’ visitors use its website. From time to time, GearsForGeek may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.

GearsForGeek also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on gearsforgeek.com blogs/sites. GearsForGeek only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that commenter IP addresses and email addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog/site where the comment was left.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Certain visitors to GearsForGeek ’ websites choose to interact with GearsForGeek in ways that require GearsForGeek to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that GearsForGeek gathers depend on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up at gearsforgeek.com to provide an email address for subscribing to our newsletters. GearsForGeek does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.

Aggregated Statistics

GearsForGeek may collect statistics about the behaviour of visitors to its websites. We may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, we do not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

GearsForGeek will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, GearsForGeek discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental requests, or when GearsForGeek believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of GearsForGeek, third parties or the public at large.

If you send us a request (for example via email or one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. GearsForGeek takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.

Cookies

A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. GearsForGeek uses cookies to help GearsForGeek identify and track visitors, their usage of the GearsForGeek website, and their website access preferences. GearsForGeek visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using GearsForGeek’ websites, with the drawback that certain features of GearsForGeek’ websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

Ads

Ads appearing on any of our websites may be delivered to users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, GearsForGeek may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and at GearsForGeek’ sole discretion. GearsForGeek encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy.