Personal information we collect
When you visit Gav’s Blog, we automatically collect certain information about your device, including information about your web browser, IP address, time zone, and some of the cookies that are installed on your device. Additionally, as you browse Gav’s Blog, we collect information about the individual web pages that you view, what websites or search terms referred you to Gav’s Blog, and information about how you interact with Gav’s Blog. We refer to this automatically-collected information as “Device Information.”
We collect Device Information using the following technologies:
– “Cookies” are data files that are placed on your device or computer and often include an anonymous unique identifier. For more information about cookies, and how to disable cookies, visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org.
– “Log files” track actions occurring on Gav’s Blog, and collect data including your IP address, browser type, Internet service provider, referring/exit pages, and date/time stamps.
– “Web beacons,” “tags,” and “pixels” are electronic files used to record information about how you browse Gav’s Blog.
Additionally, when you complete a contact form/newsletter opt in through Gav’s Blog, we collect certain information from you, including your name, phone number, email address, and any other information provided by yourself in the enqiuery box. We refer to this information as “Client Information.”
How do we use your personal informtion?
We use the Device Information that we collect to help us screen for potential risk and fraud (in particular, your IP address), and more generally to improve and optimize our Site (for example, by generating analytics about how our customers browse and interact with Gav’s Blog, and to assess the success of our marketing and advertising campaigns).
We use Client Information to answer your questions, provide a newsletter and operate in your interests should we be working on your behalf.
Sharing your personal information
We share your Personal Information with third parties to help us use your Personal Information, as described above. For example, we use Google Analytics to help us understand how our customers use Gav’s Blog. You can read more about how Google uses your Personal Information here. You can also opt-out of Google Analytics here.
Finally, we may also share your Personal Information to comply with applicable laws and regulations, to respond to a subpoena, search warrant or other lawful request for information we receive, or to otherwise protect our rights.
Do not track
Please note that we do not alter our Site’s data collection and use practices when we see a Do Not Track signal from your browser.
If you are a European resident, you have the right to access personal information we hold about you and to ask that your personal information be corrected, updated, or deleted. If you would like to exercise this right, please contact us through the contact information below.
Additionally, if you are a European resident we note that we are processing your information in order to pursue our legitimate business interests listed above. Additionally, please note that your information will be transferred outside of Europe, including to Canada and the United States.
When you provide data to Gav’s Blog, we will maintain your Personal Information for our records unless and until you ask us to delete this information.