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We recognize that privacy is important to you as visitor to and user of our website Mapscarves.com. We also understand the concerns about the use of personal data. This page outlines the types of personal information we receive and collect when you use Mapscarves.com, how we use it, and the steps we take to safeguard and protect this information. We hope this will enable you to make an informed decision about sharing personal information with us. Mapscarves.com strives to maintain the highest standards of decency, fairness and integrity in all our operations. Likewise, we are dedicated to protecting our visitors' privacy on our website. If you have any questions about this or any other issue, please contact us.
Mapscarves.com collects personally identifiable information from visitors to this website only on a voluntary basis and only when a visitor contacts us via the contact form or by e-mail. The only personal information collected in the contact form is your name and e-mail address. Both of these pieces of information are voluntary, and you're not required to enter this information into the contact form in order to contact us (however, if you would like us to be able to reply to you, please give us your e-mail address). Mapscarves.com will use personal information received from you for internal purposes only and will never sell, rent, distribute, provide or give your information to any third party, nor will it be used in any way other than to respond to your enquiry and/or notify you of updates to Mapscarves.com relating to your enquiry. We also collect each visitor's IP address, which helps us combat spam and fraud. We do not use IP addresses for any other purpose.
Any personally identifiable information that we may collect from you is held securely to prevent any unauthorised access and/or disclosure to third parties.
If we make material changes in the collection of personally identifiable information, we will inform you by placing a notice on our site.
If you have provided us with personal information and would like to update or correct that information, or have the information we hold on you deleted from our records, please contact us.
We collect information about you that is not personally identifiable, such as web server data and your IP address. We use this information to track the movements of visitors around the site, to analyse trends, to administer and improve the site, and to understand how our users as a group use the services and resources provided on our site. Non-personally identifiable information may include the browser name, the type of computer, and technical information about your method of connecting to our site, such as the operating system and the Internet service provider you used, and other similar information. This data can not be assigned to specific persons for us. A merge of this data with other data sources is not performed, and the data is deleted after a statistical evaluation. This information is used solely by us and is not shared or passed on in any way.
You can delete cookies stored on your computer at any time. Please visit aboutcookies.org for more information.
A web beacon is a transparent image file used to monitor your journey around a single website or collection of sites. They are also referred to as web bugs and are commonly used by sites that hire third-party services to monitor traffic. They may be used in association with cookies to understand how visitors interact with the pages and content on the pages of a website.
Browsers can be set to accept or reject cookies or notify you when a cookie is being sent. Privacy software can be used to override web beacons. Taking either of these actions shouldn't cause a problem with your access to and use of Mapscarves.com.
Refusing, removing and disabling cookies
You can set your browser to accept or refuse all cookies automatically, or notify you when a cookie is being requested. Taking this action should not cause a problem with the continued use of our site. Managing your cookies and cookie preferences must be done in your browser's options/preferences. Here is a list of guides on how to do this for a number of popular browsers:
More information about cookies
To learn more about cookies, and find more information about blocking certain types of cookies, please visit the ICO website Cookies page.
Use of Google Analytics
Mapscarves.com uses information from Google Analytics to track the number of visits to the website, browsers and operating systems. No personally identifiable information is obtained from these cookies. We use the information that Google Analytics generates relating to our website to create reports about the use of the site. These reports allow us to update the site and improve your usage of it.
If you do not wish your data to be collected via Google Analytics, you can install the Google Analytics opt-out browser extension/add-on available from Google's website at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/.
Use of Statcounter
Statcounter is an online service which helps us to understand our visitors; for example, how visitors find our website, how long they spend on our site, which web pages they are most interested in etc. We use Statcounter because better understanding how visitors are interacting with our website helps us to improve the content, design and functionality of our site. This allows us to offer a better online experience to our visitors.
You can learn more about cookies from StatCounter and set your browser to refuse same by clicking here.
Use of third-party advertising
For third-party advertising companies that serve ads on this website please see the following lists provided by our advertising partners Google and Yieldlove, with information on opting out. You may also opt out of personalized ads for over 130 different ad networks on YourAdChoices (http://optout.aboutads.info) and Your Online Choices (http://www.youronlinechoices.com).
Retargeting Ads and Tracking Pixels
Mapscarves.com may use retargeting ads, which require the setting of cookies in your browser, and Facebook pixels to determine the effectiveness of some Facebook ad campaigns. You can change your Facebook ad settings here.
Use of Facebook, Twitter and Google+ buttons
These services are used for buttons that allow you to like/follow Mapscarves.com on social networks. Cookies are used to allow you to use the buttons directly if you are already logged in to the individual services, and to collect statistics about visitor behaviour. Should you wish to prevent those platforms from collecting data, please view their individual policies by using the following links: Facebook, Twitter and Google.
Children's Privacy Protection
This website is directed to adults; it is not intended for use by children without parental consent, particularly children under 16 years of age. We operate our site in compliance with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act and Article 8 of the GDPR. We will never knowingly collect or use personal information from anyone under 16 years of age. Children under that age must have permission from a parent or legal guardian before contacting us.
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