Updated June 21, 2023 (Added 10.1)
We do not, to our knowledge, collect or keep personal information from persons under the age of 13, except as permitted by law. Anyone who provides personal information on the Website signifies to us that they are 13 years of age or older.
3. Gathering, Use and Disclosure of Non-personally-identifying Information.
Users of the Website Generally: “Non-Personally-Identifying Information” is information that, without the help of further information, cannot be directly connected to a particular person. “Personally-Identifying Information,” on the contrary, is information such as a name or email address that, on its own, can be directly linked to a particular person. Same as most website owners, Company collects from users of this Website Non-Personally-Identifying Information that Web browsers, depending on their settings, may make accessible. Such information includes the user’s Internet Protocol (IP) address, type of operating system and the type of browser, as well as the Web pages the user views just prior to arriving at, while browsing and directly after leaving the Website. Even though such information cannot be used to identify a person, it may be likely for the Company to discover from an IP address a user’s Internet service provider and the location of the visitor’s point of connectivity as well as additional statistical usage data. The Company examines Non-Personally-Identifying Information collected from users of the Website to better understand how visitors use the Website. By recognising patterns and habits in usage, Company can better design the Website to enhance users’ experiences, in terms of content and ease of use. Now and then, Company may also publish the Non-Personally-Identifying Information gathered from Website users in the aggregate, such as by releasing a report on trends in the usage of this Website.
Web Cookies: A “Web Cookie” is a sequence of information that gives you a unique identification that a website stores on a user’s device, and which the user’s browser issues to the website every time the user visits the site. The Company utilizes Web Cookies to keep track of the pages that users open during each Website visit, both to help the Company enhance users’ experiences and to allow the Company to understand how visitors use the Website. As is the case with other Non-Personally-Identifying Information collected from users on the Website, the Company examines and publishes in aggregated form information collected using Web Cookies, in order to help the Company, its partners and others better understand how the Website is being used. These Web Cookies may also be identified when you visit other websites so as to present advertisements to you about the Company’s services or the services of our affiliates. THOSE WEBSITE USERS WHO DO NOT WANT WEB COOKIES TO BE PLACED ON THEIR COMPUTERS SHOULD CHANGE SETTINGS IN THEIR BROWSERS TO BLOCK WEB COOKIES BEFORE ENTERING THE WEBSITE. HOWEVER, THEY SHOULD UNDERSTAND THAT CERTAIN FEATURES OF THE WEBSITE MIGHT NOT FUNCTION WELL WITHOUT THE HELP OF WEB COOKIES. THOSE WEBSITE USERS WHO BLOCK WEB COOKIES TAKE ALL LIABILITY FOR ALL CONSEQUENTIAL LOSS OF FUNCTIONALITY.
Third-Party Advertisers: We may use third-party advertisers to show ads when you visit our Website. These companies might use information related to your visits to this or other websites that are included in Web Cookies so as to present ads about goods and services that are of interest to you. Using a tool created by the Network Advertising Initiative, you may opt-out of multiple third-party ad servers’ and networks’ Web Cookies at the same time. If you want more information about this practice and you want to know your options about refusing to have this information be used by these companies, please check out the following links: http://networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp, http://preferences-mgr.truste.com/, or http://www.aboutads.info/choices/. Please get in touch with us if you want to know the name of the third-party advertisers we are currently partnering with to serve advertisements.
The Third-Party Advertisers on the Company are Amazon Associates and Avantlink.
Web Beacons: A “Web Beacon” is an object that is rooted in a web page or email and is usually invisible to the user. It allows website operators to verify if a user has viewed a specific web page or an email. The Company might use Web Beacons on this Website and in emails to keep count of users who have visited specific pages, viewed emails, and to provide co-branded services. Web Beacons are not utilised to obtain users’ Personally-Identifying Information; they are a method Company might use to collect aggregated data about the use of Website. Web Beacons gather only a restricted assortment of information such as a Web Cookie number, time and date when a page or email was viewed, and a description of the page or email where the Web Beacon was placed. You cannot reject Web Beacons, but they can be made useless by refusing all Web Cookies or changing the settings of your browser to inform you every time a Web Cookie is offered and allow you to accept or reject Web Cookies each and every time.
Aggregated and Non-Personally-Identifying Information: We may publish aggregated and Non-Personally Identifying Information we gather under any of the above circumstances. We may also share this information with third parties and our affiliate partners to create and show personalized ads on our Website and on websites of third parties. We might consolidate Non-Personally Identifying Information we gather with Non-Personally Identifying Information accumulated from other sources. We may also share gathered information with third parties, including advertisers, advisors, and investors, for purposes of doing overall business analysis. For example, we may inform our advertisers of the number of visitors our Website has and the most popular articles or services used. This information does not include any Personally-Identifying Information and could be used to improve website content and services that we wish you and other users will find interesting and to better target advertising and content.
4. Online Postings.
Company Disclosures: Company will reveal information under the following circumstances:
- Third-Party Service Providers. We might yield your information to our service providers that perform certain services on our part. These services may include completing orders, providing customer service and marketing assistance, conducting business and sales analysis, maintaining our website functionality, and holding contests, sweepstakes, surveys, and other services offered on our Website.
5. Collection and Use of Information by Third Parties Generally.
We take the safety of your information seriously and employ reasonable electronic, staff, and physical methods to protect it from theft, loss, alteration, or abuse. Nevertheless, please be aware that even the best safety and security measures cannot completely eradicate all risks. We cannot guarantee that only authorized persons will see your information. We are not accountable for third-party circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures.
8. California Privacy Rights.
California Civil Code Section 1798.83, also known as the “Shine The Light” law, allows our visitors who come from California to demand and receive from us once a year, free of charge, information about the personal information (if any) we shared with third parties for purposes of direct marketing in the previous calendar year. If possible, this information would incorporate a list of the types of personal information that was disclosed and the names and addresses of all third parties with whom we shared information in the previous calendar year. If you are a resident of California and you would like to make such a request, please submit it in writing to our privacy officer listed below.
9. Do Not Track Policy.
Our Website does not react to “Do Not Track” signals or mechanisms.
This Site is affiliated with CMI Marketing, Inc., d/b/a Raptive (“Raptive”) for the purposes of placing advertising on the Site, and Raptive will collect and use certain data for advertising purposes. To learn more about Raptive’s data usage, click here: https://cafemedia.com/publisher-advertising-privacy-policy
11. Other Affiliate Networks
www.bicycle-guider.com is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for website owners to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com and any other that may be affiliated with Amazon Service LLC Associates Program. Amazon and the Amazon logo are trademarks of Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates.
Bicycle Guider (www.bicycle-guider.com) is also a participant in AvantLink Merchant Referral Program.
Affiliate Disclosure Policy
Bicycle Guider (www.bicycle-guider.com) is a member of affiliate advertising programs. Affiliate programs provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to other websites.
Amazon Affiliate Disclosure Policywww.bicycle-guider.com is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for website owners to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com and any other that may be affiliated with Amazon Service LLC Associates Program. Amazon and the Amazon logo are trademarks of Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates.
Bicycle Guider (www.bicycle-guider.com) is also a participant in AvantLink Merchant Referral Program and some more.
What does it mean? I spend countless hours weekly investigating and testing, analyzing, contacting and writing reviews. It really does take me much of my time. That money I get, I forward to a better site (Web hosting, good writers to check my texts etc).
This model is called affiliate marketing and it’s widely used on many popular sites. You can read about it here. We only recommend the products/services that we’ve personally used or found useful to our visitors. What you need to know about this model is that you don’t pay anything extra.
Why did you let me know about it?
It’s because I want to be honest with my readers. In my opinion, the best way to gain trust from your page visitors is to be 100% transparent and this is exactly what I’m currently doing. Aside from that, I’m also a pretty friendly folk! 🙂
Performance cookies and analytics technologies
These cookies collect information about how visitors and users use the Bicycle Guider, for instance, which functionality visitors use most often. And if they get error messages from areas of the websites, applications or services, we get a notice. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor or user. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. We only use these cookies to improve how our website, applications and services work.
What kind of data do we collect?
We might collect your e-mail (at some point), which isn’t mandatory. However, to be totally honest with you, we don’t believe in e-mail marketing.
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