At PrivacySavvy.com, we respect the privacy of our visitors, and that’s reflected in the little information we collect to keep the site running smoothly. For instance;
- We keep our analytics to be as privacy-friendly as possible.
- There are no ads on the site.
Our website (privacysavvy.com) doesn’t make use of invasive tracking software except for Google Analytics; we settle with basic analytics essential to run the site for the best experience of our readers only.
What makes this practice the best for our site is the fact that it’s GDPR compliant, and we only use the tools on site that are certified by Privacy Shield.
Anonymous Tips and Comments
You can leave a comment on our site or send us a message without using your real name or email address.
However, it is still okay if you can use your real email or name as the decision is yours to make. Besides, you can create an anonymous email address for free by making use of any of the secure email providers featured in this article.
Basically, at Privacysavvy.com, we collect two types of information:
- Personal Information
This is the personal information that you’ll choose to provide, which is collected on an individual level.
So, if you decide to visit our site via an email, we may collect the information on the email, the email address together with our responses.
- Website Use Information
As you browse the site, we can also collect information. We utilize a technology known as ‘cookies” as well as weblogs in collecting this information.
This information includes the time and date of visits, time spent at the site, and the pages that are viewed. However, given the new privacy-focused analytics platform (Fathom), this information is not available. Therefore, we only get basic analytics data for running the site; hence you don’t have to worry about your privacy.
Use of the Provided Information
At a glance, the information we collect is used for administering, expanding as well as improving the site for the users.
What Are Cookies?
Essentially, it’s a text document that usually includes a unique anonymous identifier. For instance, when a user visits our website, the site’s computer asks the user’s computer permission to store the file in their hard drive that’s designated specifically for cookies.
Every website is capable of sending its own cookie to the user’s browser if their browser’s preference can allow it, however, to ensure that your privacy is protected, your browser will only allow a site to access cookies that are already sent, and not those sent by other sites.
Use of Information Collected
The cookies help us differentiate every user, and together with the web server’s log files, we’re able to calculate the total number of the site’s visitors, and the parts of the site that are getting more visitors. Therefore, with this information, we’re able to constantly improve our site as well as serve our audience better.
We don’t collect any form of personal information from our visitors, and we don’t store personal information provided in your cookies.
Secure Information Transmission
Usually, the email is not a very secure communication channel. Therefore, we advise that private information is not sent to us by email.
We aren’t responsible for practices by websites linking to or from our site, nor are we responsible for the content or information contained they contain. In most cases, links to those websites are pointers to information on various topics that can be useful to users visiting our site.
It means that your interaction and browsing on those websites are subject to the rules and policies of those websites. Therefore, before you proceed to click, you should take some time and read over their rules and policies.