Policies

See Also: Commenting Policies & Supernatural Coverage Policies

 

Privacy Policies

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.

SELLING INFORMATION: The Geekiary will not sell your information to any third party or share personal information voluntarily given via email, comments, or fundraisers/giveaways hosted through third party websites.

GIVEAWAYS AND FUNDRAISERS: 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.  The Geekiary will limit its use of your email for fundraising purposes.  We will never share your email to outside fundraising groups.

COMMENTING: When visitors leave comments on the site 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.  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.

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 use on 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: 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 tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

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 site, 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).

Copyright

This website and its content is copyright of The Geekiary – © The Geekiary 2019. All rights reserved.

Any redistribution or reproduction of part or all of the contents in any form is prohibited other than the following:

  • you may print or download to a local hard disk extracts for your personal and non-commercial use only
  • you may copy the content to individual third parties for their personal use, but only if you acknowledge the website as the source of the material

You may not, except with our express written permission, distribute or commercially exploit the content. Nor may you transmit it or store it in any other website or other form of electronic retrieval system.  Re-posting of our content in whole is not permitted. We will seek removal of all content posted in whole.  Please use the sharing buttons provided and attribute any content quoted on other websites appropriately.  

If we have used an image or quote and you feel you are the copyright holder, please contact us for removal.