We may use this information (and share it with third party business partners) to observe your internet use and to compile data in order to improve the site, target advertising to you and assess general effectiveness of such advertising.
If the settings on your browser or software you use to view this website are adjusted to accept cookies we take this, and your continued use of the site, to mean that you are fine with cookie use. If you do not agree with cookies being used, the information below will explain how to stop using cookies and how to opt out of the ones used on our sites.
Note that we take no responsibility with regard to any changes you make to your own computer. It is your own choice if you turn off cookies in your web browser – and your browsing experience across various websites may be diminished.
Please note that you can learn about online advertising and cookies at Your Online Choices, with the option to opt out of almost all advertising cookies at the same site. Opting out doesn’t necessarily mean you will not see ads, but they will not be tailored to you after you opt out.
We may collect information automatically when you visit the website, using cookies. You can choose not to allow cookies. If you do, we can’t guarantee that your experience with the website will be at the standard as allowing cookies or that the site will function correctly.
As we said previously, the information collected by cookies does not personally identify you – it includes general information about your computer settings, your connection to the Internet eg operating system and platform, IP address, your browsing patterns and timings of browsing on the website and your location.
Most internet browsers accept cookies automatically, but you can change the settings of your browser to erase cookies or prevent automatic acceptance if you prefer. Turning off cookies will impact on all the sites you visit, not just this one. Links on how to turn off cookies can be found here.
Cookies used on this site:
We use the following cookies on this site, which you can opt out of via the provided links. Again, please consider carefully before you do this, as your actions will impact on all sites visited using these cookies, not just this one.
Important: We work with Google via Google Analytics and Google Adsense. You can find out how Google uses data when you use this site here. In addition, you can control the information sent to Google here. Google also has a Q&A about ads here.
We use Google Analytics on this site to monitor general traffic in order to improve the performance and content of those site. In short, we use the traffic data to do things better.
If you do not want to be included in this data, you can opt out here.
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Other ad-management services:
We do not currently use other ad-serving programs, but when we do, we will list any details here in regards to cookies.
Some of the Modculture sites run on the Typepad platform. A cookie is used in this instance to track visitors and visits, in order to create statistics for the platform. If you are a Typepad account holder and logged into the service, a cookie will allow you to comment on different sites, as well as continuing to access your own.
You can find out more and opt out of the Typepad cookie here.
Third-party service cookies:
Facebook (social network)
Twitter (social network)
Pinterest (social network)
YouTube (video player)
Nrelate (related links)
Vimeo (video player)
Any further cookie use for this site will be listed here as and when they are used.
The information collected by the site
We also gather this information and statistics for the purposes of monitoring site usage and may provide such aggregate information to third parties. These statistics will not include personal information that can be used to identify you.
If you choose to post messages in our forum or other message/comment areas (where we provide such capability), that information can be retained as necessary to resolve disputes and deal with issues relating to the law.
Security of information
The internet is never 100 per cent safe, but we do try our upmost to keep all information and data as secure as possible. Where you have been allocated a user admin area as part of one of our sites, this area is protected by your user name and password, which you should never divulge to anyone else.
Please be aware that communications over the internet (including email) are not secure unless they have been encrypted. Your communications may route through a number of countries before being delivered – this is the nature of the net. We cannot accept responsibility for any unauthorised access or loss of personal information that is beyond our control.
We believe that we have appropriate policies, rules and measures in place to protect the personal data that we have under our control from unauthorised access, improper use or disclosure, unauthorised modification, unlawful destruction or accidental loss. Everyone in the employ of Modculture Media associated with, the processing of your personal information are obliged to respect the confidentiality of our visitors’ information.
We also ensure that your information will not be disclosed to government institutions or authorities except if required by law or when requested to by regulatory bodies or law enforcement organisations.
Disclosure of information
Government bodies and law enforcement agencies and in response to other legal and regulatory requests.
Auditors or contractors or other advisers auditing, assisting with or advising on any of our business purposes.
Your rights in relation to your information
You can email us at any time to obtain a list of any information we currently hold about you and to have any inaccuracies corrected or to request the information is erased. We will need your full name and address and brief details of the information you require. Furthermore, we would also require proof of your identity before any details are divulged. We may charge a fee to cover the administration costs involved in providing you with a copy of your information.
Use of your personal information submitted to other sites
We are not responsible for the privacy policies and practices of other sites even if you accessed the third party site using links from one of our sites. We recommend that you check the policy of each site you visit and contact the owner or operator of that site if you have concerns or questions.
For further information from us on data protection and privacy or any requests concerning your personal information please email us via the Modculture Media site.