Privacy Policy

SocMedSean.com Privacy Policy

Last Updated: 06/02/2020

I Respect Your Privacy

Your privacy is important to me. To help you understand that, I’m provide this notice explaining my data collection and usage practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used. To make this notice easy to find, we make it available in the footer of every page on my site at https://www.socmedsean.com.

Information Collected

This notice applies to all information collected or submitted on my site. You should note that some of our third party service providers (including the third party service providers listed below) collect data from you when you order our products, submit payment information, and make other requests. This information may include:

  • Names
  • E-mail address

This information is collected and stored by our third party service provider’s through one or more links to or plugins contained on our Website, as well as through their own websites and web applications.

Information Stored

In order to engage with you and provide access to my content, we partner with a variety of third-party service providers who may collect the information noted above, as well as additional information. These partners include:

Mailchimp Email Marketing

We partner with Mailchimp to provide RSS feed signup and email notification of new posts. All of our email communication have an unsubscribe link if you choose to opt-out.

Onesignal Browser Notifications

We partner with OneSignal to send browser notifications of new content to those who choose to allow them. To opt-out of these communications, simply choose not to accept them when asked by your browser. If you wish to usubscribe from the notifications, consult the settings page for your specific browser to disable the browser notifications for this site.

Mediavine Programmatic Advertising

SocMedSean.com uses Mediavine to manage all third-party advertising on the Website. Mediavine serves content and advertisements when you visit the site, which may use first and third-party cookies. A cookie is a small text file which is sent to your computer or mobile device (referred to in this policy as a “device”) by the web server so that a website can remember some information about your browsing activity on the Website. The cookie may collect information relating to your use of the Website, information about your device such as the device’s IP address and browser type, demographic data and, if you arrived at the Website via a link from a third-party site, the URL of the linking page.

First party cookies are created by the website that you are visiting. A third-party cookie is frequently used in behavioral advertising and analytics and is created by a domain other than the website you are visiting. Third-party cookies, tags, pixels, beacons and other similar technologies (collectively, “Tags”) may be placed on the Website to monitor interaction with advertising content and to target and optimize advertising. Each internet browser has functionality so that you can block both first and third-party cookies and clear your browser’s cache. The “help” feature of the menu bar on most browsers will tell you how to stop accepting new cookies, how to receive notification of new cookies, how to disable existing cookies and how to clear your browser’s cache. For more information about cookies and how to disable them, you can consult the information at www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/.

Without cookies you may not be able to take full advantage of the SocMedSean.com content and features. Please note that rejecting cookies does not mean that you will no longer see ads when you visit our Site.

SocMedSean.com may also collect IP addresses and location information to serve personalized ads and pass it to Mediavine. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices to opt-in or opt-out of this data collection, please visit http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp. You may also visit http://optout.aboutads.info/#/ and http://optout.networkadvertising.org/# to learn more information about interest-based advertising. You may download the AppChoices app at http://www.aboutads.info/appchoices to opt out in connection with mobile apps, or use the platform controls on your mobile device to opt out.

Mediavine partners with the following data processors:

  • Pubmatic –  You may find Pubmatic’s privacy policy through this link. The data collected on the Website may be transferred to Pubmatic and its demand partners for interest-based advertising. Statistical information and other non-cookie technologies (such as eTags and web or browser cache) may be used by third parties on this Website. Browser settings that block cookies may have no effect on these technologies, but you may clear your cache to delete such trackers. Data collected from a particular browser or device may be used with another computer or device that is linked to the browser or device on which such data was collected.
  • Criteo –  You may find Criteo’s privacy policy through this link. The data collected on the Website may be transferred to Criteo and its demand partners for interest-based advertising. Criteo may collect, access, and use non-identifying data to improve the Criteo Technology and other Criteo products, programs, and/or services. This non-identifying data may include on-site user behavior and user/page content data, URLs, statistics, or internal search queries. The non-identifying data are collected through the ad call and stored with a Criteo cookie for a maximum period of 13 months.
  • Pulsepoint – You may find Pulsepoint’s privacy policy through this link.
  • LiveRamp –  You may find LiveRamp’s privacy policy through this link. When you use the Website, we share information that we may collect from you, such as your email (in hashed, de-identified form), IP address or information about your browser or operating system, with LiveRamp Inc, and its group companies (‘LiveRamp’). LiveRamp may use a cookie on your browser and match your shared information to their on- and offline marketing databases and those of its advertising partners to create a link between your browser and information in those other databases. This link may be shared by our partners globally for the purpose of enabling interest-based content or advertising throughout your online experience (e.g. cross device, web, email, in-app, etc.) by third parties unaffiliated with our website. These third parties may in turn link further demographic or interest-based information to your browser. To opt out of LiveRamp’s targeted advertising, please go here: https://liveramp.com/opt_out/
  • RhythmOne –  You may view RhythmOne’s privacy policy through this link. RhythmOne uses cookies and similar tracking technologies (such as mobile device identifiers and digital fingerprinting) to provide its services. RhythmOne may use aggregated information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visits to this and other Websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, please visit the following webpage: http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp.
  • District M –  You may find District M’s privacy policy through this link.
  • YieldMo –  You may find YieldMo’s privacy policy through this link. If you want to opt out of receiving interest based ads from Yieldmo or exercise your right under the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) to opt-out of the sale of your personal information, you may do so through this link.
  • The Rubicon Project –  You may find Rubicon’s privacy policy through this link. If you want to opt out of receiving interest based ads from Rubicon or exercise your right under the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) to opt-out of the sale of your personal information, you may do so through this link. You may also utilize the Network Advertising Initiative’s opt-out page, the Digital Advertising Alliance’s opt-out page, or the European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance’s opt-out page.
  • Amazon Publisher Services –  You may find Amazon Publisher Services’ privacy policy through this link.
  • AppNexus –  You may find the AppNexus privacy policy through this link.
  • OpenX –  You may find OpenX’s privacy policy through this link.
  • Verizon Media formerly known as Oath –  You may find Verizon Media’s privacy policy through this link. You may also utilize the Network Advertising Initiative’s opt-out page, the Digital Advertising Alliance’s opt-out page, or the European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance’s opt-out page to opt-out of the use of cookies for interest-based advertising.
  • TripleLift –  You may find TripleLift’s privacy policy through this link. To opt out of receiving interest-based advertising (including retargeting) from TripleLift’s services through the use of cookies in your current browser and for more information on what it means to opt-out, please go to www.triplelift.com/consumer-opt-out.
  • Index Exchange-  You may find Index Exchange’s privacy policy through this link. You may also utilize the Network Advertising Initiative’s opt-out page, the Digital Advertising Alliance’s opt-out page, or the European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance’s opt-out page to opt-out of the use of cookies for interest-based advertising.
  • Sovrn. You may find Sovrn’s privacy policy through this link.
  • GumGum –  You may find GumGum’s privacy policy through this link. GumGum may (i) use place and use cookies on end users’ browsers or use web beacons to collect information about end users who visit such Publisher Websites and (ii) link such collected end user information to other end user information provided by third parties in order to deliver targeted Advertisements to such end users.
  • Digital Remedy –  You may find Digital Remedy’s privacy policy through this link.
  • MediaGrid –  You may find MediaGrid’s privacy policy through this link. MediaGrid may collect and store information about end-user interactions with this website through cookies, advertising IDS, pixels and server-to-server connections. MediaGrid was receive the following information: the page an End-User has requested and the referring/exit pages; Timestamp information (i.e., the date and time the End-User has visited the page); IP address; mobile device identifier; device model; device operating system; browser type; carrier; gender; age; geolocation (including GPS coordinates); clickstream data; cookie information; first-party identifiers’; and hashed email addresses; demographic and inferred interest information; and post-conversion data (from both online and offline behaviour). Some of this data is gathered from this website and others is gathered from advertisers. MediaGrid uses this data to provide its services. You may also utilize the Network Advertising Initiative’s opt-out page, the Digital Advertising Alliance’s opt-out page, or the European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance’s opt-out page to opt-out of the use of cookies for interest-based advertising or review their privacy policy for more information.
  • RevContent – You may find RevContent’s privacy policy through this link. RevContent may collect information about your browser or device, including browser type, IP Address, device type, user agent string, and operating system. RevContent also collects information about the websites you visit through their services, such as date and time of access and specific pages accessed and the content and ads you click on. You may opt-out of any personalization track by opting-out of RevContent’s data collection.
  • Centro, Inc. – You may find Centro’s privacy policy through this link. You may find opt-out information for Centro’s services through the privacy policy link.
  • 33Across, Inc. – You may find 33Across’s privacy policy through this link. To opt-out of personalized advertising, please visit https://optout.networkadvertising.org/?c=1.
  • Conversant. LLC – You may find Conversant’s privacy policy through this link. Conversant uses information that does not directly identify you, such as information about your browser type, time and date of visit, your browsing or transaction activity, the subject of advertisements clicked or scrolled over, and a unique identifier (such as a cookie string, or a unique advertising identifier provided by your mobile device) during your visits to this and other websites and apps in order to provide advertisements about goods and services likely to be of greater interest to you. Conversant may use technologies such as cookies and other tracking technologies to collect this information. To learn more about interest-based advertising, or to opt-out, you can visit www.youronlinechoices.eu or https://www.networkadvertising.org/.

If you are interested to review any personally identifiable data collected by our third-party partners, please review their privacy policies and contact them directly.

Your Use of This Site

Using this Web site, you signify your agreement to the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy and our third party service providers’ use of your data. If you do not agree to these terms and conditions, please do not disclose any personally identifiable information though this Web site. This policy may be modified from time to time, and changes will be communicated promptly on this page. Please contact me for more information on this policy.

How I Use Information

I’ll use your e-mail address to answer questions you send to us and to send you updates when I post new content, when you voluntarily sign up to receive updates. Your email address will not used for any other purpose and will not be shared with outside parties, unless you provide it to them separately.

You can register with my website if you would like to receive new content updates. Information you submit on my website will not be used for this purpose unless you fill out the registration form, and this information will not be used for any other purpose.

Finally, I never use or share the personally identifiable information provided to me online in ways unrelated to the ones described above without also providing you an opportunity to opt out or otherwise prohibit such unrelated uses. In any event, I only keep personally identifiable information for as long as it serves the purpose the data was collected for.

You should note that by providing personally identifiable information to receive updates from the company, to ask questions, to purchase products, or to become a part of our newsletter, you are providing information through one or more internet connections that may not be secure, and are consenting to the storage of your information on one or more servers or databases that may not be maintained by me.

By using SocMedSean.com, you are also consenting to the transfer of your data to or within the United States and to third party service providers and acknowledge that you understand the risks of these transfers

You may withdraw this consent at any time by sending a request via my contact form and submitting your desire to withdraw your consent to use your data.

My Commitment to Data Security

To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, I have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information collected online. However, you should understand that, despite our efforts, no security can be guaranteed as impenetrable and that safety and security of your information also depends on you. Where I have given you or you have chosen a password for access to certain parts of the Website, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential.

Our Commitment to Children’s Privacy and California Privacy Rights

Protecting the privacy of the very young is especially important. For that reason, I never collect or maintain information at our website from those I actually know are under 13, and no part of our website is structured to attract anyone under 13.

California Civil Code Section § 1798.83 permits users of this Website that are California residents to request certain information regarding disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please send a request using my contact form.

How to Access, Correct, or Delete Your Information

You can access all your personally identifiable information that we collect online and maintain by completing my contact form. To protect your privacy and security, I will take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting access or making corrections. I use this procedure to better safeguard your information. You can correct factual errors in your personally identifiable information by sending us a request that credibly shows error. If you desire to delete any personally identifiable information stored on our servers, please use the contact form to submit that request.

Unsubscribing from Communications

You can unsubscribe from my marketing communications by clicking on the “unsubscribe” link located on the bottom of any of my emails.

How to Contact Me

Should you have other questions or concerns about these privacy policies, please send an requests via my contact form.