We want to ensure that our readers feel as safe as possible and the information below is full disclosure on what happens on hifispecs.com (aka the Site).
Please keep in mind that whenever you voluntarily make your personal information available for viewing by third parties online – for example on message boards, web logs, through email, or in chat areas – that information can be seen, collected and used by others besides us. We can’t be responsible for any unauthorized third-party use of such information.
Like many other websites, hifispecs.com uses log files to help learn about when, from where and how often traffic flows to this site. The information in the log files include:
- Internet Protocol addresses (IP)
- Types of browser
- Internet Service Provider (ISP)
- Date and time stamp of the site visit
- Referring and exit pages
- Number of clicks
All of this information are not linked to anything that is personally identifiable. We don’t share this data with 3rd party sites and we will never sell these data to other companies or people.
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.
“hifispecs.com 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, amazonsupply.com, or myhabit.com.”
These commissions will never come at a cost to yourself and we vow that whether a particular product offers a commission or not, it will never influence our recommendations.
We know that trust takes a lifetime to build but only seconds to lose, so you can rest assured we will never endorse product for money if that products really does not deserve endorsement.
Cookies and web beacons
Like nearly all Websites, hifispecs.com stores web cookies on your computer whenever you visit a site. These cookies only allow us to know when returning visitors visit our sites again and are serving to tailor our site to your needs.
Third-party advertisers may also place and read cookies on your browser and/or use web beacons to collect information. hifispecs.com has no access or control over these cookies. You should review their respective privacy policies for more information regarding their practices and how to opt-out.
If you wish to disable cookies, you may do so through your web browser options.
Instructions for doing so and for other cookie-related management can be found on the specific web browsers websites.
3rd party tracking, cookies and ads on our site
DoubleClick DART Cookie
- Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to users based on their visit to our Site and other sites on the Internet.
Google Site Stats
To measure performance, Google uses small strings of text (known as cookies) that are placed on your computer when you click on ads. Cookies typically remain active on your computer for about 30 days. If you visit certain pages of the advertiser’s website during that period, Google and the advertiser will be able to tell that you saw the ad delivered by Google. You can read more about Google Site Stats here.
How Do We Store Your Information?
Your IP information is stored on a web server where our sites reside and which delivers our content and messaging. Your information can only be accessed by those who help manage the server and are only stored for six months.
All of the messaging or emails that are sent to us from you are not stored and will not be used for marketing, neither you will be subscribed to any mailing list by us.
General Data Privacy Regulation (GDPR)
The GDPR takes effect on May 25, 2018, and is intended to protect the data of European Union (EU) citizens. HiFiSpecs.com is available to the EU visitors but we do not conduct business in or to the EU in any meaningful way. If the data that you provide to me in the course of your use of the Site, content, products and/or services is governed by GDPR, HifiSpecs.com will abide by the relevant portions of the Regulation.
If you are a resident of the European Economic Area (EEA) or are accessing this site from within the EEA, you may have the right to request: access to, correction of, deletion of; portability of; and restriction or objection to processing, of your personal data. This includes the “right to be forgotten.”
To make any of these requests, please get in touch with using our contact form here.
Updated: December 9, 2019