Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy explains how we (How-To Edge) collect and receive information from our website located at www.howtoedge.com, mobile version or other layouts from which information is gathered. Again, after getting the relevant data, what we do with this information and data.

By using or accessing our website, you are accepting the Privacy Policy laid down by us, our Terms of use and all other policies or notices which we publish from time to time on our Site. Again you signify your acceptance to the information as explained in this Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy is applicable only to the information collected based on our Site. It doesn’t imply to the data which you may provide to any third party sites which are linked on our Webpage until we express the concern as stated below.

If you have any concerns related to our Privacy Policy, you can ask us by sending us an email at contact@howtoedge.com. Normally, we reply instantly but it could take at max 3 days in certain cases.

Personal Information

What are the data that we store and collect from the use of our Services: Information that you Provide & what We Collect from Use of our Services –

Information that You Provide to Us:

We may collect personal information from Users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users visit our site, fill out a form, search for a product/service, provide feedback, subscribe to a service or certain offerings (patches, updates etc.), communication through phone User-generated content (i.e. comments, community forums, etc.)

The information you provide directly to us may include, without limitation – Name, Email address, Age, Home or Work address, Mobile numbers and their carriers, Other Contact information, Birthdate, and Demographic information.

Information Provided Passively or Automatically Collected:

We may collect certain information about the System or Devices you use to access our Site and Services.

This may include:

1) The IP addresses, Geo-location data, Browser types, Operating Systems, the state or country from which you take a look at our Website and its Different pages and

2) information related to the ways in which you interact with the Site or Services, such as the number of clicks, domain names, pages and content viewed and other similar information.

Again, We may use third-party analytics providers and technologies, including cookies and similar tools, to assist in collecting this information.

Cookies and Other Electronic Technologies

We collect information about how you use our Services, including access times, browser types and language, and the Internet Protocol addresses. Various technologies are used to collect information, and this may include sending cookies to your computer.

Note that some of our advertisers may serve you cookies as well. We do not have control over cookies placed by our advertisers. Advertisers/ vendors may collect information identified above and are subject to their own privacy policies, not ours. We disclaim any and all liability in connection with such advertisers/ vendors and their collection and use of information.

If you don’t want any cookies, you have the ability to opt-out. If you set your browser to refuse cookies, some portions of our Services may not function properly. You do not have any obligation, legally or otherwise, to provide us with your information. However, if you do not provide us with your information, we may not be able to provide you with the Services you have requested or you may be limited in your use of our Services.

Information Collected from Social Media

When you “like” or “follow” us on Facebook or Twitter or other social media sites, we may collect some information from you including your name, e-mail address, and any comments or content you post relevant to us. We may also collect your information if you sign up for one of our promotions or submit information to us through social media sites.

What we do with the cached data 

We do not sell, trade, or rent Users personal identification information to others. However, We may use the raw information about you to do the following activities, including without limitation:

  • Track and analyze trends and usage in connection with your Services
  • Protect our rights or property
  • Verify your identity
  • To send you information
  • To notify you about new features, changes or offerings
  • For internal research and reporting
  • To analyze and improve the content and features of our Services
  • To measure or understand the effectiveness of advertising that we serve to you and others
  • For the purposes for which you provided it
  • To keep our website safe and secure
  • To allow you to participate in interactive features
  • Investigate and prevent fraud or other illegal activities
  • To administer and troubleshoot our Services
  • To protect the integrity and security of our Services

Disclosure of Your Information

We may disclose your information to third parties under the following circumstances:

  • Your consent
  • Our service providers who perform services on our behalf or for another legitimate business purpose
  • Business partners with whom we have a business relationship with who may provide promotions, discounts or other offerings to you.
  • To protect our rights, comply with laws, regulations or we believe in good faith that accesses to information is necessary to protect us or others.
  • Business mergers or acquisitions
  • Public forums such as blogs and community forums where your information may be read, collected and used by others.

Transferring data internationally

We may transfer personal data collected by the Site to countries outside the USA and Europe, including (but not limited to): Canada, India, etc. This is mostly done through third-party websites that serve affiliate ads and content on the Site.

Retention of Your Information

We will keep your information only for as long as is reasonably necessary for the purposes that it has been processed, taking into account any legal requirements that may apply. For the avoidance of any doubt, we will retain your information in order to continue offering the Services to you. If you exercise any of your rights set forth above, your information will no longer be stored.

Information Security

No data transmission over the Internet is entirely secure and no system of physical or electronic security is impenetrable. We cannot guarantee the security of the information you send or the security of our servers and databases. By using our Services you agree to assume all risk in connection with the information sent to us or collected by us when you use our Services. In the unlikely event that we believe the security of your information may have been compromised, we may seek to notify you.

What are “Your Rights”

You can reset your Cookies. You can remove or reject cookies via your browser settings. In order to do this, follow the instructions provided by your browser (usually within “settings”, “help”, “tools” facility). If you clear your cookies, it will delete How-To Edge Cookie and therefore the Cookie ID will no longer identify a cookie on your device. This means the next time you visit the Site (unless you actively identify yourself by logging in), we will not recognize you or your device. We will treat you as a new user and will set the How-To-Edge Cookie again.

You may delete browser information. Many Internet browsers allow you to disable HTML5 local storage or delete information contained in HTML5 local storage using browser controls.

If you would like to correct or erase your personal data we have collected please send us a request by email at contact@howtoedge.com. When we receive such a request, we will seek to comply as soon as reasonably practicable (but in no event more than 15 days).

How we protect your information

We adopt appropriate data collection, storage, and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on our Site.

Advertising

Ads appearing on our site may be delivered to Users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile non-personal identification information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This privacy policy does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

Google AdSense

The Ads that appear on our Site are mainly from Google. The DART cookie services led by Google feed these ads to the users based on their latest activity on our Site or other websites while surfing through the Internet. DART uses “non personally identifiable information” and does NOT track personal information about you, such as your name, email address, physical address, etc. You may opt-out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy at http://www.google.com/privacy_ads.html.

Changes to this privacy policy

Howtoedge has the discretion to update the existing policy at any time. However, when we do, we will post the revised Date at the bottom of this page. We encourage Users to check this page frequently for any changes that we put here so that you stay informed about how we are working to protect your personal information. It is the sole responsibility of Users and they allow their consent to review this privacy policy periodically and become aware of any changes.

Your acceptance of these terms

By using the information shared on this Site, you accept the privacy policy laid down by us. If you do not agree with any policy mentioned above, please do not use our Site. Your continued use of the Site following the subsequent changes will acknowledge your acceptance of these modifications.

Questions

If you have any queries or concerns about this policy, please drop a mail on the email id: contact@howtoedge.com.

Last Updated: Nov 25, 2019