What are cookies?
Whenever you visit a website, the web servers send a "cookie" (or a small packet of information) past your web browser (Internet Explorer etc) and store it on your machine/mobile device. When you load a different page on the site, the cookie sends information back to the web servers.
Types of cookies on this site:
These are used to help verify your account & device and perform technical authentication information, as well as the monitoring of sessions and storing any specific information about users who visit the site/pages. These cookies are the ones that can make the site load faster for you, allow quicker navigation around the site, automatically detect the required language and allow you access to restricted areas (member pages etc).
The Technical cookies are not persistent and they disappear when you close your browser.
Anxious-Adventurer.com is hosted on the Squarespace platform and uses single cookie analytics (included with the service Squarespace provide). This cookie allows us to gather information about any visitors statistical data For example, it allows us to determine if you viewed a page or opened an email. It is managed by third-party (Squarespace) cookies.
Cookies help me to provide you with a better experience when you browse my website. They allow me to improve and tailor the site for you. For example, I keep track of the domains (web addresses) from which people visit and also measure visitor activity on the site, but I do so in ways that keep the information anonymous. I use the information that is collected to measure the number of visitors to the different areas of the site, and to help make the site more useful to you (analyse which parts you seem to like/dislike etc).
Third party cookies
We use Google Analytics to collect information about how you use the site. We do this to help make sure the site is meeting the needs of its users and to help us make improvements.
Google Analytics stores information about:
the pages you visit on the site.
how long you spend on each page.
how you got to the site.
what you click on while you’re visiting the site.
We do not collect or store your personal identifiable information (for example your name or address).
You can opt out of Google Analytics cookies.
how to disable cookies
1. Choose the menu “tools” then “Internet Options”
2. Click on the “privacy” tab
3. Select the setting the appropriate setting
1. Choose the menu “tools” then “Options”
2. Click on the icon “privacy”
3. Find the menu “cookie” and select the relevant options
1. Choose the menu “tools” then “settings”
2. Click on the url “show advanced settings”
3. In the “Privacy” section, click the ”content settings” button.
4. In the “Cookies” section, you can change your cookie settings.
For further assistance please refer to help pages within your browser.
last Updated: August 2018
PERSONAL INFORMATION WE COLLECT:
When you visit the Site, we automatically collect certain information about your device, including information about your web browser, IP address, time zone, and some of the cookies that are installed on your device. Additionally, as you browse the Site, we collect information about the individual web pages or products that you view, what websites or search terms referred you to the Site, and information about how you interact with the Site. We refer to this automatically-collected information as “Device Information.”
We collect Device Information using the following technologies:
“Cookies” are data files that are placed on your device or computer and often include an anonymous unique identifier. For more information about cookies, and how to disable cookies, visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org.
"Log files” track actions occurring on the Site, and collect data including your IP address, browser type, Internet service provider, referring/exit pages, and date/time stamps.
“Web beacons,” “tags,” and “pixels” are electronic files used to record information about how you browse the Site.
Unless we expressly note otherwise, we do not collect personally-identifiable information from users of The Site. Most of our services do not require any form of registration, allowing you to visit the Site anonymously. However, some services (such as email opt-ins) may require you to provide us with Personal Data. In such cases, you may choose to do so, without any Personal Data requested by us, but it may not be possible for you to gain access to certain parts of the site or content.
We require only the information that is reasonably required to enter into a contract with you. We will not require you to provide consent for any unnecessary processing as a condition of entering into a contract with us.
HOW DO WE USE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION?
I may disclose statistical totals in order to describe my services to potential advertisers, other third parties, affiliate companies, and for other lawful purposes.
We occasionally use the Device Information that we collect to help us improve and optimise our Site (for example, by generating analytics about how our visitors browse and interact with the Site, and to assess the success of our marketing and advertising campaigns).
Our Website Host is also GDPR compliant - more info: https://www.squarespace.com/privacy/
SHARING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION:
If you choose to share Personal Information with us, we will not willingly share that information with Third Party companies (except for the ones stated in this Policy). You may receive communications from us related to services/products and information that we believe are relevant to you (in the form of emails). You will always have the option to opt out from receiving these communications via a link which will be provided within the respective email communications.
We may share your Personal Information with third parties to help us use your Personal Information, as described above. For example, we use Squarespace to power our website - you can read more about how Squarespace uses your Personal Information here: https://www.squarespace.com/privacy/.
We also use Google Analytics to help us understand how our customers use the Site - you can read more about how Google uses your Personal Information here: https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/. You can also opt-out of Google Analytics here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
Finally, we may also share your Personal Information to comply with applicable laws and regulations, to respond to a subpoena, search warrant or other lawful request for information we receive, or to otherwise protect our rights.
As described above, we use your Personal Information to provide you with targeted advertisements or marketing communications we believe may be of interest to you. For more information about how targeted advertising works, you can visit the Network Advertising Initiative’s (“NAI”) educational page at http://www.networkadvertising.org/understanding-online-advertising/how-does-it-work.
You can opt out of targeted advertising by:
FACEBOOK - https://www.facebook.com/settings/?tab=ads
Additionally, you can opt out of some of these services by visiting the Digital Advertising Alliance’s opt-out portal at: http://optout.aboutads.info/.
DO NOT TRACK
Please note that we do not alter our Site’s data collection and use practices when we see a Do Not Track signal from your browser.
If you are a European resident, you have the right to access personal information we hold about you and to ask that your personal information be corrected, updated, or deleted. If you would like to exercise this right, please contact us through the contact information below.
Additionally, if you are a European resident we note that we are processing your information in order to fulfill contracts we might have with you (for example if you make an order through the Site), or otherwise to pursue our legitimate business interests listed above. Additionally, please note that your information will be transferred outside of Europe, including to Canada and the United States.
When you provide your information through the Site, we will maintain that Information for our records unless and until you ask us to delete this information using the contact information below.
We reserve the right to retain data we have collected on you for ‘a reasonable amount of time’.
For more information about our privacy practices, if you have questions, or if you would like to make a complaint, please contact us by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail using the details provided below:
6, Mcgill Terrace, Gourdon, ABD, DD100LU, United Kingdom