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 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:
- Respond and manage comments on the website.
- Operate the website.
- Send emails, including comment replies and blog subscriptions.
- Track and display advertisements on the site.
- Manage pop-ups and notifications.
Third Party Services
- 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.
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).
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.
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.