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Privacy Policy

Website Visitors

Like most websites, Review Skeptic 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. Review Skeptic's purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Review Skeptic's visitors use its website. From time to time, Review Skeptic may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.

Review Skeptic also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses. Review Skeptic only discloses IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Certain visitors to Review Skeptic's websites choose to interact with Review Skeptic in ways that require Review Skeptic to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Review Skeptic gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who create an account at Review Skeptic to provide a username and email address. In each case, Review Skeptic collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor's interaction with Review Skeptic. Review Skeptic 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

Review Skeptic may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. For instance, Review Skeptic may monitor the most popular pages on the ReviewSkeptic.com site or use reviews and other content submitted to Review Skeptic to help improve the service. Review Skeptic may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Review Skeptic does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

Review Skeptic discloses personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Review Skeptic's behalf or to provide services available at Review Skeptic's websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using Review Skeptic's websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Review Skeptic will not rent or sell personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, Review Skeptic discloses personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Review Skeptic believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Review Skeptic, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of Review Skeptic and have supplied your email address, Review Skeptic may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what's going on with Review Skeptic. If you send us a request (for example via email), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. Review Skeptic takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of 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. Review Skeptic uses cookies to help Review Skeptic identify and track visitors, their usage of Review Skeptic website, and their website access preferences. Review Skeptic visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using Review Skeptic's websites, with the drawback that certain features of Review Skeptic's 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. This Privacy Policy covers the use of cookies by Review Skeptic and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

Reviews

Reviews and other content submitted to Review Skeptic are saved on our servers and may be used to improve the service.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, Review Skeptic may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in Review Skeptic's sole discretion. Review Skeptic encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.


This Privacy Policy has been adapted, with permission, from Automattic's Privacy Policy. It is available under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license.