Like many other Web sites, IrrationalPassions.com makes use of log files. These files merely logs visitors to the site – usually a standard procedure for hosting companies and a part of hosting services’s analytics. The information inside the log files includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date/time stamp, referring/exit pages, and possibly the number of clicks. This information is used to analyze trends, administer the site, track user’s movement around the site, and gather demographic information. IP addresses, and other such information are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable.
Cookies and Web Beacons
IrrationalPassions.com uses some cookies to store information about visitors’ preferences, to record user-specific information on which pages 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’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to our site’s visitors based upon their visit to IrrationalPassions.com and other sites on the Internet.
Our Advertising Partners
- Google – via Google Adsense
IrrationalPassions.com has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.
What and When We Collect Any Data
Our site only ever collects data from its visitors for surveys, used to help focus our content that are completely anonymous, or for contests, which are then only ever the provided information (typically a Twitter username or an email address) which is then erased after the contest is completed.
We don’t accept user-created accounts outside of the proprietors and staff of the site, so we do not store or save any user data on our website. Any data collected would have to be freely provided by the sites user, and as stated before, would only be for a survey or contest purposes.
What You Can Do to Control Your Data
Currently by not allowing cookies on our website you can control any data correspondence you have with our site. This way you do not share any unnecessary data with IrrationalPassions.com.
As we do not collect any data otherwise, and our site exists for the purpose of enjoyment and information aside, users do not have to worry about any other data being collected.
Our staff and writing team offer only a created username and email to use their account on the site, and any other information they volunteer, such as a user photo, a description, or otherwise.
Third Party Privacy Policies
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?
We believe it is important to provide added protection for children online. We encourage parents and guardians to spend time online with their children to observe, participate in and/or monitor and guide their online activity.
IrrationalPassions.com does not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13. If a parent or guardian believes that IrrationalPassions.com has in its database the personally-identifiable information of a child under the age of 13, please contact us immediately (using the contact in the first paragraph) and we will use our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.
This policy does not apply to any information collected offline or via channels other than this website.