Information collected by Cult Tech
1. Personal Information
Personal information describes data that could be reasonably used to identify you. This may include details such as your name, age, email and phone number. This information is collected when you provide it to us in the following cases:
- When you create a profile or contact us
- When you subscribe to Cult Tech’s newsletter
- When you register with any of our websites
- When you purchase a product or software license though our website
- When you participate in surveys or enter a sweepstakes
Many of the services that we provide require registration. Cult Tech may also receive personal information about you from third parties and such details would be added to the information you have given us.
Please bear in mind that Cult Tech does not hold responsibility for the information that you disclose about yourself in your profile, when you comment in our articles, when you participate in discussions in a forum, blogs or any other publicly accessible interaction. We advise users not to post any personally identifiable data and any personally identifiable information that you share in such manner will not be covered by this Policy. Users can change their publicly available information at any stage through their profile page.
2. Other Data Collected
When you receive an email message from us (including newsletters), we may use web beacons, customized links and related tools in order to determine if an email has been opened and which links have been clicked. Web beacons are electronic files that let a website count users who have visited their page and evaluate certain cookies. The use of these technologies aims to offer more relevant email communications or other information of your interest.
An IP address is the individual set of numbers that identify a computer in the Internet. Cult Tech uses IP addresses to review trends, manage the website, keep track of users’ activities on the site and gather demographic information. IP Addresses collected are occasionally associated to personally identifiable information. The registration details and email addressees provided along with IP Addresses and other data collected as outlined in this policy, is used to allow us to understand our visitor base and to improve the way we market our services to our customers.
To ensure that the quality of our services is improved and maintained, in addition to the information that we collect directly, we may collect information from third parties. This means that if you access our website or content from our site through a third party service or a third party connection or link, we may also gather details such as your username associated to that third-party website. We may also collect any information that is publicly accessed on that third-party service and data that they share with Cult Tech.
Data provided to Third Parties
We share the statistics that describe our visitors. This is usually based on the information that you provide when you sign up, subscribe or browse through our website. Sharing this data allows us to sell advertisement and market the services offered by Cult Tech. Additionally, we may temporarily make available information such as usernames, email addresses and other contact details voluntarily provided by users, to third party companies that provide services an goods. For more information on how you can opt-out or decide how this information is used or shared, please check our relevant section below: How Can Users Control or Change the Information that is collected.
Data Analysis, E-Commerce and other features. We offer customer lists, email addresses and other data to third party companies and companies that provide us expert services, including email deployment, identification and removal of duplicate email addresses, research, data measurement, web hosting and customer support. These third parties work on our behalf but we do not share with them information for their own use. The data us only shared in a temporary basis and these third parties will only be provided with the information that they require to deliver their service. They are subject to privacy policies, must maintain that confidentiality of the information and cannot use the information with any purpose, other than providing the service they offer to us.
Information collected by Third Parties and Cult Tech
How is your data managed by Cult Tech
As described in Data Provided to Third Parties, we use personal information for statistical purposes that also help us and the third parties that we work with, to offer improved content based in your interests. We use email addresses to send information about special offers or services and users can opt-out from receiving these emails at any time. Occasionally, we would display ads on our website as well as on websites that we do not own. When visiting one of these websites or viewing ads that we provide anywhere on the Internet, you may see notice there are different kinds of advertisements. These ads may be based on the content of the page where they appear on. Occasionally, these ads are customized to match your interests, based on the information collected about your browsing activities. The idea is to offer ads that are relevant to you, using the information that you have shared about your age, gender, location or interests.
How Can Users Control or Change the Information that is collected.