Updated on 5/29/2020
Personal Identification Information
We may collect personal identification information from users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when users visit our site, responds to a survey, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on our website. Users may be asked for, as appropriate, name, email address, postal address, and phone number. Users may, however, visit our website anonymously. We will collect personal identification information from users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users can always refuse to supply personally identification information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities such as using the contact form, responding to a survey, or signing up for an email newsletter.
Non-personal Identification Information
Whenever users access the website, we may automatically retrieve their non-personal identification information. The information referred to includes data that a computer device and browser sends to the website. This data may include the Internet protocol address, Internet service provider, operating system, browser software and settings, page requests, time on a web page, date and time of visit, and cookie data.
Website users are expected to be in agreement with and read the Cookies Policy. If you do not agree with the Cookies Policy, do not use this website.
Use of Collected Information
The information collected on the website will be used for:
- Personalizing user experience. On a general basis, the information we collect on the website is used to gauge and analyze the user’s behavior with regards to our products and services.
- Website improvement. Feedback is valuable and it is this information that helps us to ensure continued excellence on what we offer on our website.
- Administering website features. To administer content, promotions, surveys or other website features by finding out what interests our users, which enables us to provide content and carry out promotions and surveys strategically with their permission.
Sharing Your Personal Information
Your personal and non-personal identification information is valuable and we protect it to ensure it is not sold, traded, or rented to another. We only share with our trusted affiliates, business partners, and advertisers generic aggregated demographic data for important functions as indicated in the previous section. Our third party service providers who help us operate the website and business may also have access to this information. The user may or may not be alerted when this information is collected and used.
Third Party Websites
Advertising & Display Ads
Our advertising partners may send users Ads when they allow cookies. The user’s non-personal identification information will be accessible to the advertiser every time they send out advertisements online. This way, the advertising partners will be aware of products and services that suit the user and they will carry out more strategic advertising. Every advertiser has their own terms, conditions, privacy policies, and cookies policy regarding their products and services, and are not controlled or determined by Home Air Quality Guides.
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:
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