Howkapow.com (“us”, “we” or “our”) publishes helpful beverage-related articles such as reviews and top ten lists. These can be accessed by going to our website address, https://howkapow.com/. By going through our content, we will also be collecting data from you. On this page, we will explain our policies when it comes to the collection, use and disclosure of your data as well as the rights that you have over the information we have gathered.
When on the website, you may be asked to provide information that can be used to identify you. These include, but are not limited to, your indicated name as well as your email address.
Other identifiers that do not necessarily point to you will also be collected. These include your Internet Protocol address (IP address), the browser you use and the browser version, the particular pages you have opened, the time you spent on each, as well as the time and date of your visit.
Contact forms and comments
You can choose to upload different types of media, such as images and videos, when filling some of our forms. Be aware though that the media you provide may include sensitive information such as embedded location data (EXIF GPS). These may be accessed by anyone who downloads them. We advise checking your images and videos and removing the data if you can before sharing it on Howkapow.com.
Embedded content from other websites
Some of the pages on this website may have embedded content in the form of articles, images and videos. It behaves in the same way as it would in other websites with the same content. These may track you through third-party programs and analyze how you interact with the embedded content.
Howkapow.com collects data chiefly for improving our services. Improving our services includes the following specifics:
The metadata collected when you leave a comment on the website is retained indefinitely. This is done to hasten the moderation of comments.
If you have left comments on our website, you have the right to request an export of the personal data you have provided and of the information we hold about you. However, this does not include any data that we keep for administrative, legal or security purposes.
Howkapow.com may be required to disclose your data in the following cases:
We may use third-party services to do specific tasks on our behalf. In such cases, only the data necessary for performing these tasks would be accessed by these service providers. They are also bound by our policies to maintain the confidentiality of your information and to not use it for any other purpose.
We employ Google Analytics to analyze how visitors use our service. It reports website traffic back to us, and also uses the data that are collected to personalize its services for you, including ads. If you are not amenable to this, you can opt out by installing the browser add-on Google Analytics Opt-out. You can visit https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en to know more about Google’s own privacy policies.
Clicking links that direct you to another website means that the data they collect from you is no longer under our jurisdiction. We have no control over how your data will be used and we will not assume any responsibility. You are encouraged to review the privacy policies of sites you visit, however.
Our policies do not cover minors. If you are a parent or a guardian of one, and are made aware that the minor has provided us with some of their personal data, you are free to contact us. We will remove the information given from our servers.
We may update our policies every now and then, but you will be notified every time a change is posted. We will send notifications through email as well as alert visitors on our website. An “effective date” will also be indicated.
This Site is affiliated with CMI Marketing, Inc., d/b/a CafeMedia (“CafeMedia”) for the purposes of placing advertising on the Site, and CafeMedia will collect and use certain data for advertising purposes. To learn more about CafeMedia’s data usage, click here www.cafemedia.com/publisher-advertising-privacy-policy
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