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Last Updated on January 31, 2020

Who We Are

Our website address is: https://thegoldscoop.com.  

Privacy Policy for TheGoldScoop.com

 At TheGoldScoop.com, the privacy of our visitors is of extreme importance to us. This privacy policy document outlines the types of personal information that is received and collected by TheGoldScoop.com and how it is used.

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection. We never share your personal data that is collected in the process.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment. 

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website

Log Files

Like many other Web sites, TheGoldScoop.com makes use of log files. The information inside the log files includes internet protocol ( IP ) addresses, type of browser, Internet Service Provider ( ISP ), date/time stamp, referring/exit pages, and number of clicks to analyze trends, administer the site, track user’s movement around the site, and gather demographic information. IP addresses and other such information are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable.

Cookies and Web Beacons

TheGoldScoop.com does use cookies to store information about visitors’ preferences, record user-specific information on which pages users access or visit, customize Web page content based on visitor’s browser type or other information that the visitor sends via their browser.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

Those websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site or have left comments, you can request to receive the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

For European Economic Area Residents

If you reside in a country in the European Economic Area (EEA), then under the GDPR and applicable data protection laws you have the rights, among other things, to access your personal data, have us erase it, and/or restrict its further processing.  If you wish to access or delete your personal data (if any) maintained by us on thegoldscoop.com, you can contact us here.  

Advertising Disclosure

Interest-based advertisements​ (ads that are tailored to reflect your interests​) are published on this Site; To help understand your interests, Google and our other advertising partners will track your behavior on our website and on other websites across the Internet using cookies. A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. Cookies may be either “persistent” cookies or “session” cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiration date unless deleted by the user before the expiration date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed. Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies. By using this site, thegoldscoop.com, you consent to the use of such cookies and the sharing of data captured by such cookies with Google and our other third-party partners. You can view, delete or add interest categories associated with your browser by visiting: https://adssettings.google.com. You can also opt-out of the network cookie using those settings or using the Network Advertising Initiative’s multi-cookie opt-out mechanism at: http://optout.networkadvertising.org. However, these opt-out mechanisms themselves use cookies, and if you clear the cookies from your browser your opt-out will not be maintained.  

DoubleClick DART Cookie

.:: Google, as a third-party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on TheGoldScoop.com. Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to users based on their visit to  TheGoldScoop.com and millions of other sites on the Internet. .:: Users may opt-out of the use of Google’s DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy at–http://www.google.com/privacy_ads.html Some of our advertising partners may use cookies and web beacons on our site. Our advertising partners include …. Google Adsense Amazon Associates These third-party ad servers or ad networks use tracking technology in their advertisements and links that appear on TheGoldScoop.com. When you click on their ads or links, they automatically receive your IP address. Other technologies (such as cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons) may also be used by the third-party ad networks to measure the effectiveness of their advertisements and/or to personalize the advertising content that you see. TheGoldScoop.com has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers. You can consult the respective privacy policies of these third-party ad servers for more detailed information on their practices as well as for instructions about how to opt-out of certain practices.  TheGoldScoop.com privacy policy does not apply to, and we cannot control the activities of, such other advertisers or web sites. If you wish to disable cookies, you may do so through your individual browser options. More detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers can be found at the browsers’ respective websites.

Amazon Associates Program

TheGoldScoop.com is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com. As an Amazon Associate I, the owner of GoldScoop.com, earn from qualifying purchases.  

If you require any more information or have any questions regarding our Privacy Policy or Advertising Disclosure, please feel free to Contact Us Here

Your Consent

By using TheGoldScoop.com, you consent to the site’s Privacy and Advertising Policies and Practises.

Changes to TheGoldScoop’s Privacy Policies/Advertising Disclosure

If TheGoldScoop.com decides to change its Privacy Policy and/or Advertising Disclosure, those changes will be posted on this page, and the modification date at the top of this page will be updated.  

Thank you,

Jason Q Kincade
Webmaster/Owner