By accessing, reading, or otherwise using the site and Services (“platypusplatypus.com” and “https://platypusplatypus.com” and “http://platypusplatypus.com” and “website” and “services” and “site and “PlatypusPlatypus” and “Platypus Platypus” and “we” and “us” and “Website”) in any way, you agree that you have read and abide by both documents. Please read both carefully.
The following is data we gather from you in order to improve our services and your experience:
Non-Personally Identifiable Information: We collect and use information about your interactions with the Service in a manner and format that does not identify you as an individual (“NPII”). We may collect, use, and disclose NPII. This data does not identify you personally.
Analytics: We use third-party analytics tools to help us measure traffic and usage trends for the Service. These tools collect information sent by your browser as part of a web page request, including the web pages you visit, your browser add-ons, your browser’s width and height, and other information that assists us in improving the Service.
Some cookies collected may be from the following entities on the Service (List A):
- Google Analytics
- Third-party ad partners and their partners
By using the site, you agree to have cookies placed, sent, and received on your device, data sent from the above list of entities (List A)- but not limited to this list.
Personal data/Comments: We do not store any personal data on our servers, unless you provide them in the first place. Some Services allow you to enter your personal details, such as commenting forms, contact forms, and other forms which may ask you for your name, email, IP, browser user agent, phone, location, address, or other points of personally-identifying information. This data may be stored on our servers, but only if you provide it. Some data may also be collected by our analytics capture, however this is NPII. All personal details are provided only by your consent. We do not force you to provide personal details. However, personal details may be required to use some Services. This is your responsibility and by providing these details, you assume all risk and liability. If you don’t want to provide your personal details, please don’t use the Service.
Data erasure: Upon your request, we will erase your personal data from our servers and database.
Newsletters: We use Mailchimp to provide our newsletter service, which has their own Terms/Conditions and Privacy Policies. By signing up to our newsletter, you agree to and abide by their respective governing documents. You agree that you’ve read, understand, and agree to abide by their policies and terms by signing up for our email list. You can find out more details at Mailchimp.com/legal.
The Website uses Mediavine to manage all third-party advertising 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. The cookie may collect information relating to your use of the Website, information about your device such as the device’s IP address and browser type, demographic data and, if you arrived at the Website via a link from a third-party site, the URL of the linking page.
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 www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-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.
The Website may collect IP addresses and location information to serve personalized ads and pass it to Mediavine. 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 http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp. You may also visit http://optout.aboutads.info/#/ and http://optout.networkadvertising.org/# to learn more information about interest-based advertising. You may download the AppChoices app at http://www.aboutads.info/appchoices to opt out in connection with mobile apps, or use the platform controls on your mobile device to opt out.
Mediavine partners with the following data processors:
We may share your information with other third parties, such as advertisers or sponsors.
III. Your Information
We store and process your information on data centers located within the US. We may transfer your information to other jurisdictions around the world.
Note that other countries may have different laws regarding privacy. We use commercially available methods to safeguard your information, though we cannot guarantee that your information may not be accessed by an illegal act.
We do not knowingly collect or solicit Personally Identifiable Information from anyone under the age of 13 or knowingly allow such persons to register as Users. The Service and its content are not directed at children under the age of 13. If you are under 13, please do not send any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, or email address. In the event that we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under age 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information as quickly as possible.
V. Data breach
Our site uses secure sockets layer (SSL) connections to establish safe data transmission to you from our server. In the event of a data breach, we will notify users by any of the following means:
- Email blast to all subscribed users
- Site notices
- Official posts on the site
You may request to know what possible data may have been breached and we will provide these details to the best of our knowledge. Since we don’t collect any personal details unless provided by you, you may limit the details you send us to control what data can be compromised.
You may contact us with any questions at firstname.lastname@example.org
VIII. Changes and updates
This page was last updated 3/14/20.