As is common with most every website, this GaiaGeek.com collects and stores visitor information in log files. The information in these log files may include your IP (internet protocol) address, your ISP (internet service provider), the browser you used to visit our site (such as Internet Explorer, Firefox or Chrome), the time you visited our site and which pages you visited throughout our site. The information collected is used for internal review is used to analyse the traffic of this website and improve its content and usability.
Cookies and Web Beacons
GaiaGeek.com may use “cookies” to store information relating to your personal preferences when viewing webpages on the website. We also use third party advertisements on this site from Google’s Adsense advertising program. Some of these advertisers may use technology such as cookies and web beacons as part of their advertising process, which will also send these advertisers information including your IP address, your internet service provider, the browser you used to visit our site, and in some cases, whether you have Flash installed. This is generally used for geo-targeting purposes or showing certain ads based on specific sites visited.
DoubleClick DART Cookies
GaiaGeek.com may use DART cookies for ad serving through Google’s DoubleClick advertising program, which places a cookie on your computer when you are browsing the web and visit a site using DoubleClick advertising (including some Google AdSense advertisements). This cookie is used to serve ads specific to you and your interests (”interest based targeting”). The ads served to you will generally be targeted based on your previous browsing history. For example, if you have been viewing sites about mobile phones, you may see advertisements for mobile phones when viewing a non-related webpage. DART uses “non personally identifiable information”. It does not track personal information about you, such as your name, email address, mailing address, telephone number, social security number, bank account numbers or any credit card numbers. You can opt-out of this ad serving on all sites which are part of this program by visiting this webpage.
You can choose to disable or selectively turn off our cookies or third-party cookies in your browser settings, or by managing preferences in web security programs. Please note that doing this can affect your ability to interact with the designed features of this and other websites, including your ability to log in or use membership-specific features of websites.
You should 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.
If you post a message on GaiaGeek.com we will collect your email address as part of the posting process. We do not share email addresses with any third party.