Privacy Policy

Be rest assured that your privacy is very important to us. We have strategically developed this Policy in order for you to understand how we collect, use, disclose and make use of your personal information. The following will enlighten you on our Privacy Policy:

Who we are: We are a media/news website with a strong belief that the future belongs to digital media and our website address is https://gistbang.com.

What personal data we collect and why we collect them:

Cookies and Web Beacons

https://gistbang.com uses cookies to store information about visitors’ preferences, to record user-specific information on which pages of the site visitor accesses or visits, and to personalize or customize our web page content based upon visitors’ browser type or other information that the visitor sends via their browser.

DoubleClick DART Cookie

→ Google, as a third party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on https://gistbang.com

→ Google use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to our site visitors based upon their visit to https://gistbang.com and other sites on the Internet.

→ Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy at the following URL http://www.google.com/privacy_ads.html

Our Advertising Partners

Some of our advertising partners may use cookies and web beacons on our site. Our advertising partners include:

  • Google

While each of these advertising partners has their own Privacy Policy for their site, an updated and hyperlinked resource is maintained here: Privacy Policies.

You may consult this listing to find the privacy policy for each of the advertising partners of https://gistbang.com.

These third-party ad servers or ad networks use technology in their respective advertisements and links that appear on https://gistbang.com and which are sent directly to your browser. They automatically receive your IP address when this occurs. Other technologies (such as cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons) may also be used by our site third-party ad networks to measure the effectiveness of their advertising campaigns and/or to personalize the advertising content that you see on the site.

Please note that https://gistbang.com has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.

Third Party Privacy Policies

You should consult the respective privacy policies of these third-party ad servers for more detailed information on their practices as well as for instructions about how to opt-out of certain practices. https://gistbang.com privacy policy does not apply to, and we cannot control the activities of, such other advertisers or web sites. You may find a comprehensive listing of these privacy policies and their links here: Privacy Policy Links.

If you wish to disable cookies, you may do so through your individual browser options. More detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers can be found at the browsers’ respective websites. What Are Cookies?

Comments and Contact forms: If you leave a comment on our website you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

Embedded content from other websites: Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website. These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content.

Who we share your data with and How long we retain your data: If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

What rights you have over your data: If you have left comments on this website, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative and legal purposes.

Where we send your data: Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

How we protect your data: This website makes sure that visitors data/information are kept safe from hackers or other unauthorized third-party websites or companies.

About advert placements on our website: This site makes use of advert placements in order to keep up with the competitiveness in journalism and to keep this website running. We plead with you not to use Ad blockers or apps that prevent advert placements on websites while visiting this website.

What automated decision making we do with user data: User data might be used or sent to our advertisers in order to serve you ads that are relevant to you, and also be rest assured that this website uses and will only use Google Adsense in displaying adverts on this website, which is a trusted brand, in order to make sure that your data are secure and safe from unauthorized users.

We hereby acknowledge that we are unswerving in conducting our business in accord with these principles in order to ensure that the confidentiality of your personal data/information is protected and preserved.