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WHO WE ARE
The Geekiary is a registered sole proprietorship operating out of Honolulu, Hawaii. Our web address is www.TheGeekiary.com. Written correspondence can be sent to our co-administrator at the following address: The Geekiary c/o Saga Event Event Planning LLC, PO Box 1045 Greenville, SC 29602. Other communications can be sent through our contact form.
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The Geekiary will not sell your information to any third party or share personal information voluntarily given via email or comments.
GIVEAWAYS AND FUNDRAISERS AND SURVEYS
Our site requests information via surveys, giveaways, and fundraisers. Participation in these surveys, giveaways, or fundraisers is completely voluntary and you may choose whether or not to participate and therefore disclose this information. Information requested may include contact information (such as name and shipping address), and demographic information (such as zip code, age level).
Contact information provided during giveaways and fundraisers will be used to notify the winners and award prizes. By entering into our giveaways or fundraisers you agree for a limited amount of information to be used in order for your prize to be claimed. Survey information will be used for purposes of monitoring or improving the use and satisfaction of this site. None of this information will be sold.
The Geekiary will limit its use of your emails collected during giveaways, fundraisers, and surveys for fundraising purposes. We will never share your email to outside fundraising groups or other third parties. You may on occasion receive an email that contains information about similar website giveaways or fundraisers.
When visitors leave comments on the website, we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
If you leave a comment on our 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. Your data is retained indefinitely.
The Geekiary reserves the right to use your IP, email address, and other personal information obtained from comments to block users from using this website or other Geekiary affiliated or partner websites. See commenting policies for more details.
EMAIL & CONTACT FORM PRIVACY
Communications with the Geekiary are archived and documented. They may be used for citation purposes unless otherwise agreed upon. This information will not be shared with third parties unless required by law or used to clarify conflicting public statements regarding those specific communications.
THIRD PARTY WEBSITES
ANALYTICAL DATA COLLECTION
The Geekiary collects website analytics using the Jetpack plug in. This plug in logs referrers, search engine terms used to find the website, page views, and external clicks. This program does not log IPs.
AKISTMET SPAM SOFTWARE
We collect information about visitors who comment on Sites that use our Akismet anti-spam service. The information we collect depends on how the User sets up Akismet for the Site, but typically includes the commenter’s IP address, user agent, referrer, and Site URL (along with other information directly provided by the commenter such as their name, username, email address, and the comment itself).
This website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.
Mediavine Programmatic Advertising (Ver 1.1)
The Website works with Mediavine to manage third-party interest-based advertising appearing on the Website. Mediavine serves content and advertisements when you visit the Website, which may use first and third-party cookies. A cookie is a small text file which is sent to your computer or mobile device (referred to in this policy as a “device”) by the web server so that a website can remember some information about your browsing activity on the Website.
First party cookies are created by the website that you are visiting. A third-party cookie is frequently used in behavioral advertising and analytics and is created by a domain other than the website you are visiting. Third-party cookies, tags, pixels, beacons and other similar technologies (collectively, “Tags”) may be placed on the Website to monitor interaction with advertising content and to target and optimize advertising. Each internet browser has functionality so that you can block both first and third-party cookies and clear your browser’s cache. The “help” feature of the menu bar on most browsers will tell you how to stop accepting new cookies, how to receive notification of new cookies, how to disable existing cookies and how to clear your browser’s cache. For more information about cookies and how to disable them, you can consult the information at All About Cookies.
Without cookies you may not be able to take full advantage of the Website content and features. Please note that rejecting cookies does not mean that you will no longer see ads when you visit our Site. In the event you opt-out, you will still see non-personalized advertisements on the Website.
The Website collects the following data using a cookie when serving personalized ads:
- IP Address
- Operating System type
- Operating System version
- Device Type
- Language of the website
- Web browser type
- Email (in hashed form)
Mediavine Partners (companies listed below with whom Mediavine shares data) may also use this data to link to other end user information the partner has independently collected to deliver targeted advertisements. Mediavine Partners may also separately collect data about end users from other sources, such as advertising IDs or pixels, and link that data to data collected from Mediavine publishers in order to provide interest-based advertising across your online experience, including devices, browsers and apps. This data includes usage data, cookie information, device information, information about interactions between users and advertisements and websites, geolocation data, traffic data, and information about a visitor’s referral source to a particular website. Mediavine Partners may also create unique IDs to create audience segments, which are used to provide targeted advertising.
If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices to opt-in or opt-out of this data collection, please visit National Advertising Initiative opt out page. You may also visit Digital Advertising Alliance website and Network Advertising Initiative website to learn more information about interest-based advertising. You may download the AppChoices app at Digital Advertising Alliance’s AppChoices app to opt out in connection with mobile apps, or use the platform controls on your mobile device to opt out.
For specific information about Mediavine Partners, the data each collects and their data collection and privacy policies, please visit Mediavine Partners.