Privacy Policy

USAGE DETAILS, IP ADDRESSES AND COOKIES

May 2016

INTRODUCTION

Thephdefense.com respect your privacy and are committed to protecting it through our compliance with this policy.

This policy (together with our terms of use www.thephdefense.com/terms-of-use and any other documents referred to in it) describes the personal information that we collect from you, or that you provide on this website www.thephdefense.com (our “Website”) and how that information may be used or disclosed by us.

This policy does not apply to information we collect through any other means, or to information collected on any other third-party site, or by any third-party application that may link to or be accessible from the Website.

Please read the following carefully to understand our policies and practices regarding your personal information and how we will treat it. By using or accessing our Website, you agree to this privacy policy. This policy may change from time to time and your continued use of the Website is deemed to be acceptance of such changes, so please check the policy periodically for updates.

Cookies

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site. Cookies are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.

All about cookies: http://www.allaboutcookies.org/

How do we use cookies?

Thephdefense website use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”) to help analyze the use of this website. For this purpose, Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer. Use of cookies help us to improve our Website and to deliver a better and more personalized service by enabling us to:

  • Estimate our audience size and usage patterns.
  • Store information about your preferences, allowing us to customize our Website according to your individual interests.
  • Speed up your searches.
  • Recognize you when you return to our Website.

The information generated by the cookies about your use of this website – standard internet log information (including your IP address) and visitor behavior information in an anonymous form – will be transmitted to and stored by Google including on servers in the United States. Google will anonymize the information sent by removing the last octet of your IP address prior to its storage.

According to Google Analytics terms of service, Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website and compiling reports on website activity for the Thephdefense.com.

ThePhdefense will not use, and will not allow any third party to use the statistical analytics tool to track or to collect any personally identifiable information of visitors to this site. Google may transfer the information collected by Google Analytics to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf.

According to Google Analytics terms of service, Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.

  • You may refuse the use of Google Analytics cookies by downloading and installing Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on. The add-on communicates with the Google Analytics to indicate that information about the website visit should not be sent to Google Analytics. Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on
  • You may refuse to accept cookies by activating the appropriate setting on your browser. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of our Website. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you direct your browser to our Website.

Advertising 

 

We only use Adsense to serve advertisement. User can always opt out of the cookie settings by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy.

Links to Other Sites

Our Site also includes links to other websites and provides access to products and services offered by third parties, whose privacy policies we do not control. When you access another website or purchase products or services from a third-party, use of any information you provide is governed by the Privacy Notice of the operator of the site you are visiting or the provider of such products or services.

Information You Post to Blogs, Discussion Forums or Social Networking Areas

Please keep in mind that whenever you voluntarily make your personal information or other private information available for viewing by third parties online – for example on blogs, discussion forums, or other community posting or social networking areas of our Site – that information can be seen, collected and used by others besides us. We cannot be responsible for any unauthorized third-party use of such information.

CHANGES TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY

It is our policy to post any changes we make to our privacy policy on this page. If we make material changes to this privacy policy, we will notify you by e-mail or through a notice on our home page. The date the privacy policy was last revised is identified at the top of the page.