Who we are
Our company is Mick Staudinger and our website address is: https://www.mickstaudinger.com.
You can reach us at firstname.lastname@example.org
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address, and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
The cookies currently on https://www.mickstaudinger.com are related to Google Analytics, Double Click, and OptinMonster.
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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.
By default, the ThirstyAffiliates plugin collects visitors’ IP addresses every time they click an affiliate link as part of the statistics information. By checking this the IP address collection will be disabled, but other information will still be saved.
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
This blog earns money by participating in affiliate programs, such as Amazon Associates. This means I may receive a small commission when you purchase a product from our link, at no additional cost to you. Many of the links on this websitemay earn affiliate commissions. When you see product links on this blog, please assume they are affiliate links. We attempt to include a line noting that in every email or blog post that includes them.
The affiliate links pay the hosting fees that keep this site up and running, so thanks for your support!
This website may offer social sharing features and other integrated tools (such as the Facebook “Like” button), which let you share actions you take on our website with other media services. We currently use Social Pug for social sharing. Your use of these tools enables the sharing of information with the public, depending on the settings you establish with your social networks. For more information about the purpose and scope of data collection with social sharing features, please visit the privacy policies of the entities that provide these tools.
Advertising and Analytics Services Provided by Others
For more information about interest-based ads, or to opt-out of having your web browsing information used for behavioral advertising purposes by companies that participate in the Digital Advertising Alliance, please visit www.aboutads.info/choices.
The company takes reasonable measures to help protect information about you from loss, theft, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction.
Information You Provide to Us
We collect the information you provide directly to us. For example, we collect information when you subscribe to a newsletter or email list, participate in an event, survey, contest or promotion, communicate with us via third-party social media sites, provide information via a contact form, or otherwise communicate with us.
The types of information we may collect include your:
Securely stored payment information (such as your credit or debit card and billing address)
Preference or interest data
Any other information you choose to provide
IP address if clicking an affiliate link for reporting purposes
We collect information about visitors who comment on Sites that use our Akismet anti-spam service. The information we collect depends on how the User sets up Akismet for the Site, but typically includes the commenter’s IP address, user agent, referrer, and Site URL (along with other information directly provided by the commenter such as their name, username, email address, and the comment itself).
First party cookies are created by the website that you are visiting. A third-party cookie is frequently used in behavioral advertising and analytics and is created by a domain other than the website you are visiting. Third-party cookies, tags, pixels, beacons and other similar technologies (collectively, “Tags”) may be placed on the Website to monitor interaction with advertising content and to target and optimize advertising. Each internet browser has functionality so that you can block both first and third-party cookies and clear your browser’s cache. The “help” feature of the menu bar on most browsers will tell you how to stop accepting new cookies, how to receive notification of new cookies, how to disable existing cookies and how to clear your browser’s cache. For more information about cookies and how to disable them, you can consult the information at All About Cookies.
Without cookies you may not be able to take full advantage of the Website content and features. Please note that rejecting cookies does not mean that you will no longer see ads when you visit our Site. In the event you opt-out, you will still see non-personalized advertisements on the Website.
The Website collects the following data using a cookie when serving personalized ads:
Operating System type
Operating System version
Language of the website
Web browser type
Email (in hashed form)