We collect personal information about you when you comment on the blogs or email us. This personal information may include your name, contact details, email address, gender and other details you supply. This information is kept confidential, unless you have given written consent for it to be passed on to other parties or unless a court order is served for the information.
We may use anonymous or ‘non-personally identifiable’ information:
To assist us in getting statistical information.
Information from your use of our website
We receive information when you interact with and use our website. We use Google analytic tools to help us track the effectiveness of our website. This tool helps us gather information such as what browser and operating system you use, the URL of the site from which you came and the site to which you are going when you leave our website, search terms, your location and what content is viewed when visiting our website.
Third party service providers:
Zip Zap Insights receives commission payments (as an affiliate) from the displayed advertisements by various advertising companies. These third party links and advertisements may collect anonymous information about your visits to the website on which such advertisement/links is placed, your interaction with these ads and the products and services offered through the use of a cookie (such as a Google Analytics or Double Click cookie) pixel tag, web beacon or other web technologies. We, Google and other selected marketing organisations, may use this anonymous information to inform, optimise and provide targeted advertisements of interest to you.
We have no control over the privacy policies of such third parties and we encourage you to review such policies prior to providing any information to or purchasing goods or services from such third parties.
You may set your browser to block all cookies, including cookies associated with our website or to indicate when a cookie is being set.
The Help feature on most browsers will tell you:
* How to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies,
* How to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie,
* Or how to disable cookies altogether.
Additionally, you can disable or delete similar data used by browser add-ons, such as Flash cookies, by changing the add-on’s settings or visiting the Web site of its manufacturer.
Instructions for Cookie Management with the popular Web Browsers:
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- Internet: Explorer Delete and manage Cookies
- Opera: Security, Privacy and Cookies in Opera
- Safari: Safari Help Managing cookies
This website may use both session ID cookies and persistent cookies. For session ID cookies, once you close your browser or log out, the cookie terminates and is erased. A persistent cookie is a small text file stored on your computer’s hard drive for an extended period of time. Your browser’s help file contains information and instructions for removing persistent cookies. Session ID cookies may be used to track user preferences while the user is visiting the website. They also help to minimise load times and save on server processing. Persistent cookies may be used to store, for example, whether or not you want your favorite birth details remembered, or other such information. Cookies used on the Zip Zap Insights web site do not contain personally identifiable information.
Like most standard Websites, this web site uses log files. This information may include internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, platform type, date/time stamp, and number of clicks to analyze trends, administer the site, track user’s movement in the aggregate, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. However, none of the information stored in the log files, including but not limited to IP addresses, is linked to personally identifiable information.
How this information is used
Zip Zap Insights may use the personally identifiable information collected to contact customers regarding products and services offered by Zip Zap Insights, to the extent the User has agreed to it, by its trusted affiliates, independent contractors and business partners. Zip Zap Insights may also use this information for research purposes regarding the effectiveness of Website services, marketing, advertising and sales efforts. Zip Zap Insights will not in any way share this information with a third party either for free or by selling it, unless you specifically authorize such disclosures.
Disclosure of Information
Zip Zap Insightsmay also disclose aggregate, anonymous, data based on information collected from Users to investors and potential partners. In such cases, statistical information only will be disclosed and personally identifiable data will be kept strictly confidential. In case Zip Zap Insights is sold, the information collected from users may be transferred to the new owners.
Special Offers and Updates
Zip Zap Insights customers and users will occasionally receive information on products, services, special deals, and possibly a newsletter. Out of respect for the privacy of users, Zip Zap Insights present the option to not receive these types of communications.
3rd Party Advertising
We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our Website. These companies may use information (not including your name, address email address or telephone number) about your visits to this and other Web sites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you.
On rare occasions it is necessary to send out a strictly service related announcement, if, for instance, a service is temporarily suspended for maintenance. Generally, users may not opt-out of these communications, though they can deactivate their account. However, these communications are not promotional in nature.
Maintenance of Information
The information provided to Zip Zap Insights is saved indefinitely and may be stored on one or more databases directly or indirectly maintained by Zip Zap Insights. Zip Zap Insights employ industry standard security measures to protect the confidentiality of the information. Although Zip Zap Insights cannot guarantee that any loss, misuse or alteration of data will not occur; every effort is made to prevent such occurrences. Any other particularly sensitive information, such as payment details collected for commercial transactions, is encrypted prior to transmission by you to Zip Zap Insights.
Always remember to log out after your session ends, to ensure that others cannot access your private personal information. You should take this precaution even if you are not using a public computer, such as at a library or internet café, but even when using your private computer in your home.