GeekTyrant Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy describes how your personal information is collected, used, and shared when you visit and read https://geektyrant.com (the "Site" , "Website", "GeekTyrant") from Geek Tyrant Industries, LLC.

 

Personal Information We Collect

When you visit GeekTyrant, we automatically collect certain information about your device, including information about your web browser, IP address, time zone, and some of the cookies that are installed on your device. Additionally, as you browse GeekTyrant, we collect information about the individual web pages or products that you view, what websites or search terms referred you to the GeekTyrant, and information about how you interact with the GeekTyrant. We refer to this automatically-collected information as "Device Information."

We collect Device Information using the following technologies:

  • "Cookies" are data files that are placed on your device or computer and often include an anonymous unique identifier. For more information about cookies, and how to disable cookies, visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org.

  • "Log files" track actions occurring on the GeekTyrant, and collect data including your IP address, browser type, Internet service provider, referring/exit pages, and date/time stamps.

  • "Web beacons," "tags," and "pixels" are electronic files used to record information about how you browse the GeekTyrant.

When we talk about "Personal Information" in this Privacy Policy, we are talking both about Device Information.

 

How Do We Use Your Personal Information?

We use the Device Information that we collect to help us screen for potential risk and fraud (in particular, your IP address), and more generally to improve and optimize our Site (for example, by generating analytics about how our readers browse and interact with the GeekTyrant.)

 

Sharing Your Personal Information

We share your Personal Information with third parties to help us use your Personal Information, as described above. We also use Google Analytics to help us understand how our readers use the Site -- you can read more about how Google uses your Personal Information here https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/. You can also opt-out of Google Analytics here https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

We also use ChartBeat Analytics you can read more about how ChartBeat uses your Personal Information here https://chartbeat.com/privacy/. You can also opt-out of ChatBeat Analytics here https://static.chartbeat.com/opt-out.html

Finally, we may also share your Personal Information to comply with applicable laws and regulations, to respond to a subpoena, search warrant or other lawful requests for information we receive, or to otherwise protect our rights.

 

Ads

Third-party advertisers on GeekTyrant may collect tracking information in a different manner that is set out in this Privacy Policy. The only information that they will be able to track is basic Website usage information; e-mail addresses are not passed on to advertisers for any reason even if they are provided to GeekTyrant voluntarily.

As described above, we use your Personal Information to provide you with targeted advertisements or marketing communications we believe may be of interest to you. For more information about how targeted advertising works, you can visit the Network Advertising Initiative’s ( "NAI") educational page at http://www.networkadvertising.org/understanding-online-advertising/how-does-it-work.

You can opt out of targeted advertising at:
FaceBook - https://www.facebook.com/settings/?tab=ads
Google - https://www.google.com/settings/ads/anonymous
Bing - https://advertise.bingads.microsoft.com/en-us/resources/policies/personalized-ads

Additionally, you can opt out of some of these services by visiting the Digital Advertising Alliance’s opt-out portal at http://optout.aboutads.info/ and the NAI's opt-out portal at http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp

 

Do Not Track

Please note that we do not alter our GeekTyrant's data collection and use practices when we see a Do Not Track signal from your browser.

 

Retention & Security

Your Personal Information may be stored and processed in any country where we have facilities or in which we engage third-party service providers. By using the Website, you consent to the transfer of information to countries outside of your country of residence, which may have different data protection rules than in your country. While such information is outside of Canada, it is subject to the laws of the country in which it is held and may be subject to disclosure to the governments, courts or law enforcement or regulatory agencies of such other country, pursuant to the laws of such country. However, our practices regarding your personal information will at all times continue to be governed by this Privacy Policy and, if applicable, we will comply with the General Data Protection Regulation ( "GDPR") requirements providing adequate protection for the transfer of personal information from the EU/EEA to the third country.

We have implemented various physical, administrative and technical safeguards designed to protect the confidentiality and security of Personal Information under our control. However, no security measures are absolute or wholly guaranteed.

We will maintain your Personal Information for as long as a business need exists, or as required by applicable laws, regulations, or government orders.

 

Rights

On written request and subject to proof of identity, you may access the Personal Information that we hold, and ask that any necessary corrections be made, where applicable, as authorized or required by law. However, to make sure that the Personal Information we maintain about you is accurate and up to date, please inform us immediately of any change in your Personal Information.

Under the GDPR, you may be entitled to additional rights, including (i) the right to withdraw consent to processing where consent is the basis of processing; (ii) the right to access your Personal Information and certain other supplementary information, under certain conditions; (iii) the right to object to unlawful data processing, under certain conditions; (iv) the right to erasure of Personal Information about you, under certain conditions; (v) the right to demand that we restrict processing of your Personal Information, under certain conditions, if you believe we have exceeded the legitimate basis for processing, processing is no longer necessary, are processing, or believe your personal information is inaccurate; (vi) the right to data portability of Personal Information concerning you that you provided us in a structured, commonly used, and machine-readable format, under certain conditions; (vii) the right object to decisions being taken by automated means which produce legal effects concerning you or similarly significantly affect you, under certain conditions; (viii) the right to lodge a complaint with data protection authorities. If you want to learn more about your rights under the GDPR, you can visit the European Commission’s page on Data Protection at http://ec.europa.eu/justice/data-protection/index_en.htm.

 

Changes

We may update this privacy policy from time to time in order to reflect, for example, changes to our practices or for other operational, legal or regulatory reasons.

 

Contact Us

For more information about our privacy practices, if you have questions, or if you would like to make a complaint, please contact us by e-mail at tyrant@geektyrant.com or by mail using the details provided below:

Geek Tyrant Industries, LLC — 640 N Main, Suite 210, North Salt Lake City, UT, 84054, United States

[Last Updated October 10th, 2018]