For the sake of simplicity, WalletCritic.com and its team will also be addressed as “we,” “this website,” and “our website.”
Following is a comprehensive look at the various ways in which we collect personal and non-personal information from our readers. We will also present the reasons why we do so, and how this data is used, its chief purpose being to try and improve this website’s online presence.
How and Why We Compile Information
Our website will collect several types of personally identifiable and non-personally identifiable user and visitor data. Personal information will only be gathered after requesting and receiving the user’s explicit consent. Non-personal data mainly relates to standard internet cookies and log file types of information.
Examples of Non-Personal Data We Collect
We compile information relating to the online experience on this website of its users and visitors. This type of data is non-personally identifiable, which means that it cannot be used to identify or track users or visitors.
Non-Personal Data We Typically Gather:
- Browsers-specific information;
- ISP (Internet Service Provider) data including, but not limited, to the IP address;
- Logs of the readers’ online behavior patterns and internet browsing history on this website;
- Lists of the sites and pages readers access before and after using our website.
Examples of Personal Data We Collect
This website will first ask and wait to receive the user’s explicit consent before gathering personally identifiable information. We rarely collect such data because of its sensitive nature. This is given by the fact that personally identifiable information can help identify or track one or more users.
Our website compiles the standard sort of personal data, for example, the first name and surname (full name), phone number, physical address, email address, and other contact info such as the social media handles. We may also collect details concerning the geolocation or gender of the user.
This type of information is primarily used to help facilitate our communication with the user. Such data can also be used for statistical purposes as we aim to offer content that is as relevant as possible to our readers.
WalletCritic.com states that it will never share or sell the collected data to third parties for monetary or commercial gains.
How We Gather Information
WalletCritic.com collect personal and non-personal data from its users and visitors through the following:
1. Sign Ups or Register Requests
Sign up requests are the only way used by this website to collect personal data from its users. Register requests help make sure that our users are real people and that their identities match their account information. As already mentioned, this data can help ease communication with the reader.
Any and all personal user data will be kept strictly confidential.
Websites frequently use pieces of code known as cookies to collect information in the background, data that is primarily used for statistical reasons. Even so, this website will first request and receive explicit consent from the reader before using them.
Internet cookies cannot be used to track or identify users or visitors.
3. Log Files
Log files act as records of the clicks and time spent by a visitor or user on a specific web page. These files also help compile other typical browser information, including the internet client in use and the previously visited web page.
Log files cannot be used to track or identify users or visitors.
How We Use This Data
Our website will use the personal and non-personal information presented in the above for statistical reasons and to improve the experience on this website of our visitors and users. This sort of data can help better understand the needs and demands of our readers by looking at their online behaviors.
While this website will never sell or share the information it collects from its readers, we might allow third parties access to it in special circumstances. Our SEO, web hosting, and marketing partner companies could grant access to such information to a limited number of employees. In turn, these would we strictly forbidden from distributing it to other third parties.
WalletCritic.com might also have to allow access to personal and non-personal data to state or federal institutions in compliance with their laws, rules, regulations, warrants, court orders, and subpoenas.
How This Website Protects Data
WalletCritic.com employs a triple-step protection system (which uses electronic protection, physical protection, and managerial protection) to help maintain the security and privacy of all the information it collects from its users and visitors.