Privacy Policy

The privacy of my visitors is of extreme importance to me. This privacy policy document outlines the types of personal information received and collected by gutcritters.com and how it is used.

Log Files

Like many other Web sites, gutcritters.com makes use of log files. The information inside the log files includes internet protocol ( IP ) addresses, type of browser, Internet Service Provider ( ISP ), date/time stamp, referring/exit pages, and number of clicks to analyze trends, administer the site, track user’s movement around the site, and gather demographic information. IP addresses, and other such information are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable.

Comments:

When visitors leave comments on the site I collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Cookies and Web Beacons:

If you leave a comment on this site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

Some of my advertising partners may use cookies and web beacons on my site.

These third-party ad servers or ad networks use technology for the advertisements and links that appear on gutcritters.com send them directly to your browsers. They automatically receive your IP address when this occurs. Other technologies (such as cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons) may also be used by third-party ad networks to measure the effectiveness of their advertisements and / or to personalize the advertising content that you see.

Gutcritters.com has no access to or control over the cookies used by third-party advertisers.

You should consult the respective privacy policies of these third-party ad servers for more detailed information on their practices as well as for instructions about how to opt-out of certain practices. Gutcritters.com’s privacy policy does not apply to, and I cannot control the activities of, such other advertisers or web sites.

You can opt out of all communication with gutcritters.com simply by leaving this page.

Gut Critters uses Google analytics to assess the performance of this Site. You many access Google analytics privacy policy at http://www.google.co m/intl/en/policies/privacy/

Subscribers:

Email addresses are collected by those who subscribe to gutcritters.com. Should you wish to unsubscribe, please email me at hello@gutcritters.com.

If you wish to disable cookies, you may do so through your individual browser options. More detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers can be found at the browsers’ respective websites.

Embedded content from other websites:

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that I erase any personal data I hold about you. This does not include any data I am obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

If you require any more information or have any questions about my privacy policy, please feel free to contact me by email at hello@gutcritters.com.