Link Publishers respects the privacy of its Users and is committed to protect the personal information that its Users share with it. We believe that you have a right to know our practices regarding the information we may collect and use when you use our Service as such terms are defined in our Terms and Conditions (T&C) available on the Site.
TABLE OF CONTENT
- Your consent (please read carefully!)
- Which information we may collect on our users?
- How do we collect information on our users?
- What are the purposes of the collection of information?
- Email tracking
- Third-Party Disclosure
- How do we share your personal information?
- Modification or deletion of personal information
- Cookies and local storage
- International data transfer
- Direct marketing
- For information, questions or notification of errors, please contact:
YOUR CONSENT (PLEASE READ CAREFULLY!)
WHICH INFORMATION WE MAY COLLECT ON OUR USERS?
We may collect two types of data and information from our Users:
The first type of information is non-identifiable and anonymous information (“Non-personal Information”). We are not aware of the identity of the User from which we have collected Non-personal Information. Non-Personal Information is any unconcealed information that is available to us automatically while Users are using the Site and/or Platform. Non-personal Information which is being gathered consists of technical information and behavioral information, including, but not limited to, the User's operating system, type of browser, screen resolution, browser and keyboard language, Flash version, the User's 'click-stream' on the Site and search queries, the activities of the User on the Site, the period of time the User visited the Site, etc.
The second type of information is individually identifiable information (“Personal Information”). This information may identify an individual or may be of a private and/or sensitive nature. Personal Information which is being gathered consists of any personal details provided consciously and voluntarily by the User.
Users of the Site automatically provide their IP address mainly for enhancing the User's experience and for geolocation and security purposes as further detailed below. Users who are only visiting the Site do not need to provide any Personal Information other than their IP address.
Users interested in opening an Account to use our Services should provide details via the registration form on the Site, that is full name, username, e-mail address, country of residence, password, PayPal e-mail, or other information such as phone number.
Personal Information may be collected from the details the User may provide us while contacting us via the support e-mail address available on the Site.
Communications with Link Publishers: information you provide us as part of any communications with us, including by approaching customer services or during calls. We may record such calls for quality assurance purposes and in order to improve our services.
HOW DO WE COLLECT INFORMATION ON OUR USERS?
There are two main methods we use:
We collect Non-personal Information through your use of the Site and/or Platform. In other words, when you are using the Site and/or Platform we are aware of it and may gather, collect and record the information relating to such usage, either independently or through the help of third-party services as detailed below.
We collect the Personal Information that you provide us voluntarily. We collect the Personal Information required to operate the Service when you register and open a User Account by completing the registration form.
WHAT ARE THE PURPOSES OF THE COLLECTION OF INFORMATION?
1. Non-personal Information is collected in order to:
- Operate the Service (i.e. allow Users to sell and purchase Posts).
- Enhance the User's experience while using the Services.
2. Personal Information is collected in order to:
- Create aggregated statistical data for research purposes, customization, and improvement of the Site and/or Platform.
- Be able to contact Users for the purpose of providing them with technical assistance and collect feedback regarding the Service and/or the Sellers.
- Verify the User's identity when he/she signs in through his/her Account.
- Provide the Users who subscribed to our Newsletter Subscription with updates about the Company’s developments, new offerings, news regarding the Site and services, etc.
- Provide Users with updated information regarding our products and services
- Determine general geolocation information (i.e., country) from which the User's computer is connected to the Internet in order for us to know the general location of our Site's Users as well as in order to safeguard our Site.
We may use tracking technology within the email we may send you in order to improve interactions with you and to better understand whether our emails were opened and read, and such tracking may include capturing the time and date in which you opened our email messages and the type of device you use to open such emails.
We comply with the limited use policy and Google API Services User Data Policy, which means that we only use your personal information for the purposes that we have disclosed to you and that we do not sell or share your personal information with third parties for their own marketing purposes.
We are committed to adhering to Google's Limited Use Policy when collecting and utilizing user data through Google API Services. Our collection, use, and storage of personal data are solely to provide access to and utilize the Google API Services in a manner consistent with the Limited Use Policy.
We collect personal identification information from Users to enable access to and use of the Google API Services. This information may include name, email address, and other necessary details required for authentication and authorization. The data collected is used strictly for the intended purposes of the Google API Services and as authorized by the User.
HOW DO WE SHARE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION?
We may share your personal information with the following third parties:
- Google Analytics: We use Google Analytics to track website traffic. Google Analytics collects anonymous data about website visitors, such as their IP addresses and browser types.
All the information contained in such advertisements and commercials belongs solely to the advertisers and the Company makes no warranties or representations in respect of such, whether or not the Company has control over such advertisements or commercials and these are provided on an "AS IS" basis. In any event, the Company will not be liable for any damage or loss incurred to you due to or in connection with such advertisements or commercials.
Modification or Deletion of Personal Information
If for any reason you wish to modify, update and/or revise your Personal Information you may do so on the Site by clicking the "Settings" option on your Account. In order to delete your Personal Information completely please send us an email to: [email protected], and we will make reasonable efforts to delete any such Personal Information pursuant to any applicable privacy laws. Note that unless you instruct us otherwise, we may retain your Personal Information for as long as reasonably required for the purposes for which such Personal Information was collected, all as permitted under any applicable privacy laws.
Aggregated and/or anonymous information derived from your use of Services may remain on our servers indefinitely.
Cookies and Local Storage
When you access or use the Site, we and/or our third-party service providers may use industry-wide technologies such as cookies, web beacons, pixels, clear gifs, and other similar tools (or other similar technologies), which store certain local information on your device ("Local Storage") which may enable us, inter alia, to recognize your device from those of other Users of the Site, to improve the Site's performance, to deliver a better and more personalized service according to the User's individual interests and the device or browser used, to track Users' use of the Site, to gather information about the Users' approximate geographic location (e.g. city), to prevent fraud and/or abuse, to estimate our audience size and usage pattern and perform other analytics, to develop our Site and to serve targeted advertisements.
Such information is locally stored in the User's device. Link Publishers and/or our authorized third-party service providers may access such information. Link Publishers and/or our authorized third-party service providers may use both session cookies (which expire once you close the web browser) and persistent cookies (which stay on the User’s device until he/she deletes them). Such Local Storage used by the Site may store non-personal information (such as the different pages viewed by a User within the Site) as well as User persistent identifier, which will be collected in accordance with the terms specified herein.
Most devices and browsers will allow you to erase cookies from your device’s hard drive, block the acceptance of cookies, or receive a warning before a cookie is stored. However, if you block or erase cookies, your experience of the Site may be limited. Please note that unless you block the acceptance of cookies, the Site will utilize cookies upon your use of the Site. If you want to remove previously-stored cookies, you can manually delete the cookies at any time. However, this will not prevent the Site from placing further cookies on your device unless and until you adjust your settings as described above. For detailed instructions regarding the blocking of cookies, please refer to your browser 'help', 'tool' or 'edit' section or see http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/ Below are links to instructions regarding the blocking of Cookies on commonly used web browsers:
It is possible to opt out of having your browsing activity within the Site recorded by performance cookies. Please note that we use Google Analytics, as our service provider in order to track Users' activities on the Site, including by using such services' persistent cookies. Google provides a browser-add on which allows users to opt-out of Google Analytics across all websites, which can be downloaded here:https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
International Data Transfer
In order to provide the Site, we may transfer information collected about you, including Personal Information, to affiliated entities, or to other third-party service providers (as provided herein) across borders and from your country or jurisdiction to other countries or jurisdictions around the world. Please note that we may transfer such information to a country and jurisdiction that does not have the same data protection laws as your jurisdiction, and you consent to such transfer of information.
You hereby agree that we may use the contact details you provided us with (including, without limitation, e-mail address and phone number) for the purpose of providing you with commercial and/or non-commercial materials related to our current and/or future products and services. You may withdraw your consent by sending a written notice to Link Publishers' e-mail address that appears on the Site or alternatively follow the instructions for removing yourself from the mailing list which are available in the message transmitted to you.
We take great care in implementing and maintaining the security of Link Publishers' Sites and our Users’ Personal Information. The Personal Information is hosted on the Digital Ocean servers which provides advanced security features. Link Publishers employs industry standard procedures to ensure the safety of its Users’ Personal Information, and prevent unauthorized use of any such information. On the other hand, the publishers who have registered with Link Publishers are not authorized to reveal their direct contact details to the users upon completion of an order or under any other circumstances. Doing this will be liable to a fine or a termination of the collaboration of that publisher with Link Publishers. This norm is the same for advertisers as well. Those who intend to place your guest posting orders with us are prohibited to mention their direct contact details anywhere. Any such revelations by the advertisers to the publishers won’t be accepted and Link Publishers will render an act like this liable to penalty and end of any future association.
We will provide notice of substantial changes to this policy on the homepage of the Site and/or we will send you an e-mail regarding such changes to the e-mail address that you provided in the registration form. Such substantial changes will take effect seven (7) days after such notice was provided on our website or sent by email.
For Information, Questions or Notification of Errors, Please Contact:
If you have any questions (or comments) concerning the Terms, you are welcome to send Link Publishers an email or otherwise contact Link Publishers at the following address and Link Publishers will make an effort to reply within a reasonable timeframe: [email protected]