Privacy Policy

This page shows the Privacy Policy for PwrDown, located at https://www.PwrDown.com

We respect your privacy and are committed to protecting it. In our Privacy Policy below, we will inform you of what data is collected when you visit our site, and how it is used. This statement applies to this website only. By using our website, you hereby consent to our privacy policy and agree to its terms.

Information that you provide

Visitors to PwrDown may voluntarily provide information themselves, such as names and email addresses. These will most commonly take place when you leave a comment on an article. Whilst this data is stored, it isn’t used in any way other than to let you know with an alert email that someone has replied to you (if you choose this option). Users may also subscribe to the site with their name and email to be informed when new articles are posted.

Automatic gathering of information

Some data is automatically gathered, which is a standard practice amongst most websites. Information will include an IP address, browser type, operating system type, website which you visited from, which pages you viewed and the dates/times of when you entered and exited the site. None of this data is identifiable to you, and is simply used to analyse the site and collect demographics.

Cookies

Cookies are used at PwrDown, which are small data files stored within your browser upon visiting the website. Different types of Cookies are used, included session and persistent cookies. These will be used when you open and close the page, and some which stay until deleted/cleared. Cookies are used to give a more personalised experience. Cookies will be used to:

  1. Respond and manage comments on the website.
  2. Operate the website.
  3. Send emails, including comment replies and blog subscriptions.
  4. Track and display advertisements on the site.
  5. Manage pop-ups and notifications.

Third Party Services

PwrDown may use third party services to manage and monitor the website. Each third party’s usage of your personal data is shown in their respective privacy policy. Currently, PwrDown uses the following third party services:

  1. Google Analytics: Used to monitor traffic and the audience of the website. Information provided includes referring websites and which pages you visited. None of this information is personally identifiable to you.

Public Information

If you choose to leave a comment on the article, you are required to use a name and email address. The name that you input is publicly visible on said article. However the email remains hidden and is only used to inform you upon receiving a response (if this option is checked).

Advertising

PwrDown uses third party advertising services which will serve advertisements on each page you visit. These may use cookies, as noted above.

Affiliate Programs

PwrDown is a part of multiple affiliate programs. This is done by embedding traffic links into the site and its content. After clicking an affiliate link, a cookie will be stored within your browser to track information such as commissions, sale page and country of sale.

PwrDown is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com. This program will utilise cookies to track visits.

We are also a part of the Affiliate Groove program, where we promote IPVanish on relevant articles. We receive a commission on any sales made through our site, by clicking a tracking link. This program will utilise cookies to track visits.

Your rights & final information

At any time, you may request to see or have any personal information stored about you removed. To do so, contact us at [email protected] Furthermore, we can also amend this information upon request.

You can also opt-out of any email communications that you are receiving by choosing the unsubscribe button located towards the bottom of an email.

Never should you submit any personal information to the site, such as SSN, identifiable information and passwords. This information can be redacted from comments and is subjected to the Privacy Policy.

No personally identifiable information is collected nor shared from children under the age of 16. If you believe that information on a child is stored on our website, please contact us at [email protected] and we will remove it immediately.

Last Updated 10th May 2018.