Privacy
By Keelan Balderson On 12 Feb, 2010 At 10:32 AM | Categorized As | With 0 Comments

WideShut.co.uk aims to be as transparent as possible in regard to your viewing of this website. By using our website, you hereby consent to our privacy policy and agree to its terms.

Cookies:
WideShut.co.uk uses cookies to store information about visitors’ preferences, to record user-specific information on which pages the site visitor accesses or visits, and to personalize or customize our web page content based upon visitors’ browser type or other information that the visitor sends via their browser.

Google, as a third party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on WideShut.co.uk

Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to our site’s visitors based upon their visit to WideShut.co.uk and other sites on the Internet. Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy at the following URL http://www.google.com/privacy_ads.html

What Personal Information Might We Collect?
During a visit to WideShut.co.uk we may in various instances ask you for personal information about yourself, this may include but is not limited to: Name/Username, Email Address, Facebook Page. This may be taken during the commenting process, account registration process, Facebook “liking” or similar. We will never pass on this information to third parties and will only use it internally in the context explained when disclosing said information.

In addition to any information you disclose to us, we use standard website tracking services that may collect certain “non-personally identifiable information” such as your Web Browser software, Operating System, Screen Resolution and Country of Origin. This information may be used internally to measure our growth and to make your visit to our website easier. For example, if a lot of users have a certain screen resolution then we will optimize the site to reflect this. We do not have the capability to combine this information with personal information. In other words we do not know that X User with X IP Address and X Web Browser, is Joe Blogs on Facebook or website User Blogs234.

Third Party Advertising:
We use various third party advertising companies that serve advertising banners and links to you when you visit the website.

These may include, but are not limited to Popunders, Banners and Contextual Links. In the course of serving advertisements to this site, a third-party advertiser may place or recognize a unique “cookie” on your browser. Cookies can be deleted from your browser at any time. They are only permitted to track “non-personally identifiable information”.

WideShut.co.uk does not explicitly endorse any of the corporations, products or services advertised through the website.

Possible Issues:
We work with a series of reputable advertising companies, but in some rare instances a dangerous advert may unintentionally get through the filters. WideShut.co.uk and the Advertising Company will work hard to remove such an advert and report it to the appropriate authorities. If you see a suspicious advert (blocking access, asking for details, installing spyware) inform us immediately and we will take it down. Unfortunately these things do happen on the Internet. It’s the nature of the beast.

We hope this does not disrupt your viewing pleasure and are open to any suggestions you may have regarding web user privacy. A good way to ensure online privacy is to regularly delete cookies, use a throwaway email address, browse with a proxy ip address and logon with an alias name or nickname rather than you birth name.