ForYourAds is committed to protecting your privacy. This Statement of Privacy applies to foryourads.com Web site and governs data collection and usage at all ForYourAds sites and services; it does not apply to other online or offline sites, products or services. Personal information of all users is collected, used and disclosed as described in this Statement of Privacy.
1. Information We Collect Through Our Services and How We Use It
Among other services, we provide analytics that allows advertisers, websites and app developers, and third-party ad platforms (collectively our “Clients”) to better understand the effectiveness of their content, including online advertising. We may help Clients understand, for instance, whether their articles or ads tend to be viewed by users, and whether their articles or ads appear in a viewable manner. In providing these Services, we may work with business partners who collect and provide us with information collected from users’ browsers or devices. The information that we or they may collect through our Services (referred to in this Privacy and Cookies Policy as the “Service Information”) includes the following: Log information. When users visit a website where our Services are deployed, our servers may automatically record information that each browser sends. These server logs include information such as Internet Protocol (“IP”) address (a unique number that is automatically assigned to your computer), the date and time, browser type, and users’ interactions with our Clients’ content and advertising. Mobile data. Through mobile applications on which our Services are deployed, we (or Clients and other application providers we work with) likewise may collect information about users’ interactions with those applications (including your IP address and time-stamp information), and information about users’ mobile devices (including device type, handset name, operating system information, mobile identifiers such as Apple IDFA and Android Advertising ID, app-specific identifiers, and a list of the applications devices interacts with). We, our business partners or Clients may collect information about your browser, device, and how you interact with web and mobile content, through the use of cookie IDs associated with your browser. We or they may deploy and read these unique IDs, and thus passively “collect” them, when you go to a Site where our Services are deployed or (as to our business partners) where they otherwise interact with a user’s browser. For more details about these technologies, please see the section further below titled “Cookies”, “Pixel Tags,” and “SDKs,” and How We Use Them. We may combine any of the above Service Information with each other, and we may also combine it with information or inferences about users’ interaction with ads, content, and webpages or applications that our clients provide or display (“Viewing Data”).
2. Information We Collect On Our Site and How We Use It
3. How We Share the Service Information and Site Information
We share the Service Information (such as the Viewing Data) with our Clients and their service providers and other platforms that may assist those Clients. We share the Site Information with companies that help us operate our platform and market our services, such as to advertise our services, bill our customers, analyze our Site users, provide customer and technical support, hosting services, and other operational support. We may share the Site and Service Information as follows: As part of a business sale, merger, consolidation, investment, change in control, transfer of substantial assets, reorganization or liquidation, or in connection with steps taken in anticipation of such an event (e.g., due diligence). With any subsidiaries which are partly or fully owned by corporate affiliates. With third parties that help us to provide the Site or Services, such as entities that help make our Site or Services available and functional, host our content and services, make available or transmit any information we hold, help us send emails, help us process payments, help us manage customer information, or other subcontractors, affiliates, and consultants which provide technical, customer, billing, administrative, event planning, marketing or operational services to us or our Clients. If required by law or in response to legal processes, such as a subpoena, or to cooperate in good faith with a request from a government or law enforcement agency or official. Where we believe sharing the information may prevent physical, financial or other harm, injury or loss; or we believe is necessary for protecting our interests; or is in connection with an investigation of suspected or actual unlawful activity. We also may disclose your information under circumstances not mentioned here with the prior consent of the user that submitted the information to us.
4. “Cookies,” “Pixel Tags,” and “SDKs,” and How We Use Them
5. Your Choices, and Your Opt-Out Options
We sometimes work with companies that capture anonymous or de-identified data and create targeting attributes based on users’ online browsing activities. You may opt-out of these third parties’ services (and learn more about them) by visiting the Digital Advertising Alliance’s opt-out page, or the Network Advertising Initiative’s opt-out page, or, if you are a European user, by visiting www.youronlinechoices.com . Please note that opting out through this page will generally only opt-out of these companies’ “third party” ad targeting features; you will continue to see non-tailored ads. Similarly, to provide or use our Services, we (or Clients and partners we work with) may employ other information collected from users when they are online (for instance, IP address), aggregated with information collected from various websites and mobile applications, and various devices or browsers. The above industry-provided opt-out pages can also opt you out of many of those types of services. Other consumer choice tools are provided through the website, including the browser extension, and information about the Control application through which you may enable information “opt outs” for mobile applications or websites. To opt-out of our data service, please follow these steps: Download and install the extension (which will provide you a variety of opt-out choices, in addition to permitting you to block our data collection); Once installed, enable the Ghostery Findings Panel; You will then have the ability to block our service from collecting data, when our service appears in the Ghostery Panel. Please note that Ghostery may implement updates or changes to its features, and they (not we) control those features. We also sometimes work with companies that capture advertising identifiers from mobile devices. You may opt-out of use these identifiers for purposes of interest-based advertising by accessing the settings on your phone.
6. Third Parties on our Own Site
7. Information Security
We take measures to protect against unauthorized access to or unauthorized alteration, interference, disclosure, or destruction of data we collect and store. These may include, for instance, internal reviews of our data collection, storage, and processing practices and security measures. Our servers are protected by firewalls and are physically located in secure data facilities to further increase security. Of course, no security system is perfect. While we take a range of measures to safeguard against the unauthorized access to the data we collect and store, we cannot guarantee that it will not be disclosed or accessed inadvertently or through the unauthorized acts of others.
8. International Transfers
We may transfer personal information that we collect from you to us, third-party data processors or to members of our group of companies located in other countries in connection with the above purposes. Data that we collect will be stored on servers in the United States or in other territories. Please be aware that countries which are outside your country of residence may not offer the same level of data protection as your country of residence, although our collection, storage, and use of your personal data will continue to be governed by this Privacy and Cookies Policy.
9. Your Rights
10. Changes to Privacy and Cookies Policy
We reserve the right to change this Privacy and Cookies Policy without prior notice at any time, and will do so by posting the updated version on our Site.