Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is: http://whyaremyearsringing411.com.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Like most website operators, Why Are My Ears Ringing? collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Why Are My Ears Ringing?’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Why Are My Ears Ringing?’s visitors use its website. From time to time, Why Are My Ears Ringing? may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.

Why Are My Ears Ringing? also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on whyaremyearsringing411.com blogs/sites. Why Are My Ears Ringing? only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that commenter IP addresses and email addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog/site where the comment was left.

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Cookies

A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. Why Are My Ears Ringing? uses cookies to help Why Are My Ears Ringing? identify and track visitors, their usage of Why Are My Ears Ringing? website, and their website access preferences.

If you leave a comment on our site 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.

How do I reject and delete cookies?

Why Are My Ears Ringing? visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using Why Are My Ears Ringing?’s websites, with the drawback that certain features of Why Are My Ears Ringing?’s websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

You may also visit www.allaboutcookies.org for details on how to delete or reject cookies and for further information on cookies generally. By using our website without deleting or rejecting some or all cookies, you agree that we can place those cookies that you have not deleted or rejected on your device.

Ads

Ads appearing on any of our websites may be delivered to users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This Privacy Policy covers the use of cookies by Why Are My Ears Ringing? and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

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 tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Analytics

Why Are My Ears Ringing? may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. Why Are My Ears Ringing? may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Why Are My Ears Ringing? does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

Who we share your data with

Why Are My Ears Ringing? discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Why Are My Ears Ringing?’s behalf or to provide services available at Why Are My Ears Ringing?’s websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using Why Are My Ears Ringing?’s websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Why Are My Ears Ringing? will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, Why Are My Ears Ringing? discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Why Are My Ears Ringing? believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Why Are My Ears Ringing?, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an Why Are My Ears Ringing? website and have supplied your email address, Why Are My Ears Ringing? may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with Why Are My Ears Ringing? and our products. If you send us a request (for example via email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. Why Are My Ears Ringing? takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.

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.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, 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, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.