Privacy

Thepoetrypad.com has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy. The following discloses the information gathering and dissemination practices for this Web site: Thepoetrypad.com

Use of the ThePoetrypad.com website indicates your agreement to our terms set forth in this privacy policy.

Once you’ve entered any page on the site your IP address is automatically logged in our log files, along with your ISP, the type of browser you use to browse ThePoetryPad.com, and which pages were visited. This information is used to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer our Web site such as providing new and up-to-date content that is in demand by our users.

Our Current Advertisers Are:  Valueclick Media and Google Adsense

Cookies and Web Beacons

ThePoetryPad.com the website does not use cookies to store information. However, we do use Third-Party advertising companies to help support our site. These advertisers may use cookies and web beacons when displaying advertisements on ThePoetryPad.com for the use of displaying ads. Cookies received with banner ads are collected by the third-party ad company, and we do not have access to this information. Some of the information collected from cookies may include the users IP address, ISP, Browser and Location. Location is generally used for geo-targeting; Which allows the advertisers to show the user advertisements from their region or geographical location.

DoubleClick DART Cookies

We also may use DART cookies for ad serving through Google’s DoubleClick, which places a cookie on your computer when you are browsing the web and visit a site using DoubleClick advertising (including some Google AdSense advertisements). This cookie is used to serve ads specific to you and your interests (“interest based targeting”). The ads served will be targeted based on your previous browsing history (For example, if you have been viewing sites about visiting Las Vegas, you may see Las Vegas hotel advertisements when viewing a non-related site, such as on a site about hockey). DART uses “non personally identifiable information”. It does NOT track personal information about you, such as your name, email address, physical address, telephone number, social security numbers, bank account numbers or credit card numbers. You can opt-out of this ad serving on all sites using this advertising by visiting http://www.doubleclick.com/privacy/dart_adserving.aspx

You can choose to disable or selectively turn off our cookies or third-party cookies in your browser settings, or by managing preferences in programs such as Norton Internet Security. However, this can affect how you are able to interact with our site as well as other websites. This could include the inability to login to services or programs, such as logging into forums or accounts. Deleting cookies does not mean you are permanently opted out of any advertising program. Unless you have settings that disallow cookies, the next time you visit a site running the advertisements, a new cookie will be added.

Valueclick Media

Additionaly, Thepoetrypad.com uses Valueclick Media as one of it’s main advertisers. ValueClick may monitor certain pages for the purpose of reporting website traffic, statistics, advertisement ‘Click-throughs’ and/or other activities on our website. Valueclick may use cookies, web beacons and/or other monitoring technologies to compile “non personally identifiable” statistics about our vistors. For more information about how the information is collected and used by ValueClick please see ValuClick’s privacy policy at:http://www.valueclickmedia.com/member_privacy.shtml


Facebook

While ThePoetryPad.com currently has a custom Facebook landing page we do not collect information from the landing page. The custom landing page is designed strictly as an informative branding feature to allow our visitors to gain more information about us.

Contacting the Website

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this Web site, you can contact use here: Contact




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