Disclosure and Privacy Polices

My goal at GayIdle.com  is to follow God's call on my life to write. As I write I share those things that are both life-affirming and redeeming and are in line with a biblical worldview.
  • Writing is both my call and my passion. Therefore, I feel comfortable accepting compensation for my work. I accept advertising and participate in various affiliate programs which provide some income.
  • I am committed to promoting products that I personally use and can recommend without hesitation.
  • My character and integrity are an integral part of who I am as a writer.  Gaining (& keeping) the trust of my readers is at the core of what I do.
This blog is a personal blog written and edited by me, Gay Idle. This blog accepts forms of cash advertising, sponsorship, paid insertions or other forms of compensation.
The compensation received may influence the advertising content, topics or posts made in this blog. That content, advertising space or post may not always be identified as paid or sponsored content.
The owner of this blog is compensated to provide opinion on products, services, websites and various other topics. Even though I receive compensation for my posts or advertisements, I always give my honest opinions, findings, beliefs, or experiences on those topics or products. The views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely the bloggers’ own. That means they are mine. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer, provider or party in question.
This blog does not contain any content which might present a conflict of interest.

Web Site Terms and Conditions of Use

Terms
By accessing this website, you are agreeing to be bound by these web site Terms and Conditions of Use, all applicable laws, and regulations, and agree that you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws. If you do not agree with any of these terms, you are prohibited from using or accessing this site. The materials contained in this website are protected by applicable copyright and trademark law.

Use License
Permission is granted to temporarily download one copy of the materials (information or software) on GayIdle.com’s web site for personal,
non-commercial transitory viewing only. This is the grant of a license, not a transfer of title, and under this license, you may not:
  • modify or copy the materials;
  • use the materials for any commercial purpose, or for any public display (commercial or non-commercial);
  • attempt to decompile or reverse engineer any software contained on GayIdle.com’s web site;
  • remove any copyright or other proprietary notations from the materials; or
  • transfer the materials to another person or “mirror” the materials on any other server.
This license shall automatically terminate if you violate any of these restrictions and may be terminated by Gayidle.com at any time. Upon terminating your viewing of these materials or upon the termination of this license, you must destroy any downloaded materials in your possession whether in electronic or printed format. 

Disclaimer

The materials on GayIdle.com’s web site are provided “as is”. GayIdle.com makes no warranties, expressed or implied, and hereby disclaims and negates all other warranties, including without limitation, implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of intellectual property or other violation of rights. Further, GayIdle.com does not warrant or make any representations concerning the accuracy, likely results, or reliability of the use of the materials on its Internet web site or otherwise relating to such materials or on any sites linked to this site.

Limitations

In no event shall GayIdle.com or its suppliers be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of data or profit, or due to business interruption,) arising out of the use or inability to use the materials on GayIdle.com’s Internet site, even if GayIdle.com authorized representative has been notified orally or in writing of the possibility of such damage. Because some jurisdictions do not allow limitations on implied warranties, or limitations of liability for consequential or incidental damages, these limitations may not apply to you.

Revisions and Errata

The materials appearing on GayIdle.com’s web site could include technical, typographical, or photographic errors. GayIdle.com does not warrant that any of the materials on its web site are accurate, complete, or current. GayIdle.com may make changes to the materials contained on its web site at any time without notice. GayIdle.com does not, however, make any commitment to update the materials.

Links

GayIdle.com has not reviewed all of the sites linked to its Internet web site and is not responsible for the contents of any such linked site. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by GayIdle.com of the site. Use of any such linked web site is at the user’s own risk

Site Terms of Use Modifications

GayIdle.com may revise these terms of use for its website at any time without notice. By using this website you are agreeing to be bound by the then current version of these Terms and Conditions of Use.

Governing Law
Any claim relating to GayIdle.com’s web site shall be governed by the laws of the State of Virginia without regard to its conflict of law provisions.
General Terms and Conditions applicable to Use of a Web Site.

Privacy Policy

Your privacy is very important to me. Accordingly, I have developed this Policy in order for you to understand how I collect, use, communicate and disclose and make use of personal information. The following outlines our privacy policy.
Before or at the time of collecting personal information, I will identify the purposes for which information is being collected.
  • I will collect and use of personal information solely with the objective of fulfilling those purposes specified by me and for other compatible purposes, unless we obtain the consent of the individual concerned or as required by law.
  • I will only retain personal information as long as necessary for the fulfillment of those purposes.
  • I will collect personal information by lawful and fair means and, where appropriate, with the knowledge or consent of the individual concerned.
  • Personal data should be relevant to the purposes for which it is to be used, and, to the extent necessary for those purposes, should be accurate, complete, and up-to-date.
  • I will protect personal information by reasonable security safeguards against loss or theft, as well as unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use or modification.
  • I will make readily available to customers information about my policies and practices relating to the management of personal information.
When visiting GayIdle.com, I use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. Meaning, the IP address used to access the site will be logged along with the dates and times of access. This information helps me analyze trends, administer the site, track users movement and gather broad demographic information for internal use. Most importantly, any recorded IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information. That’s to keep us all safe! I only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.
Overall, traffic cookies help me provide you with a better website, by enabling me to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives me access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with me.
I am committed to conducting my business in accordance with these principles in order to ensure that the confidentiality of personal information is protected and maintained.
If you require any more information or have any questions about my privacy policy, please feel free to contact me by email at gayidle58{at}gmail{dot}com.


GDPR Information


  • What information is being collected?
    • Names, website addresses, email addresses, & log files (see below.)
  • Who is collecting it?
    • The owner(s) of this blog collect the information.
    • If this site has an email signup form the email service provider is collecting the information.
  • How is it collected?
    • Via online forms and cookies (see below.)
  • Why is it being collected?
    • To track site usage and send the recipient email correspondence, newsletters, and updates.
  • How will it be used?
    • For analytics
    • To send information back to the recipient.
  • Who will it be shared with?
    • Your information will never be shared with anyone.
  • What will be the effect of this on the individuals concerned?
    • There is no effect on the individual concerned outside of receiving information from this website.
  • Is the intended use likely to cause individuals to object or complain?
    • The intended use of your information will not cause you to object or complain.
    • Complaining is frowned upon and we don’t want you to do it.

Log Files

Like many other websites, GayIdle.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

I may be using third party advertisements on GayIdle.com to support my site (such as Google through the Google AdSense program or other advertising networks). Some of these advertisers may use technology such as cookies and web beacons when they advertise on my site, which will also send these advertisers non-personal information including your IP address, your ISP, the browser you used to visit my site, your operating system, Web pages visited, time of visits, content viewed, ads viewed, whether you have Flash installed, and other clickstream data. This is generally used for geotargeting purposes or for personalizing the ads you see based on specific sites you have visited.
The use of cookies, web beacons or similar technologies by these advertising service vendors is subject to their own privacy policies, not ours, and Service Provider disclaims all liability in connection therewith. You can choose to disable or selectively turn off my cookies or third-party cookies in your browser settings, or by managing preferences in your security program. However, understand this can affect how you are able to interact with my site as well as other websites. This could include the inability to login to services or programs, such as logging into forums or accounts.

Amazon Policy
We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.

Adsense

  • Third-party vendors, including Google, use cookies to serve ads based on a user’s prior visits to my website.
  • Google’s use of the DoubleClick cookie enables it and its partners to serve ads to my users that are based on your visit to my sites and/or other sites across the Internet.
  • Users may opt out of using the DoubleClick cookie for interest-based advertising by visiting Ads Settings. (Alternatively, you can opt out of a third-party vendor’s use of cookies for interest-based advertising by visiting aboutads.info.)
  • Third-party vendors and ad networks serve ads on this site.
  • Links provided where available.
  • You may visit those websites to opt out of the use of cookies for interest-based advertising (if the vendor or ad network offers this capability). Alternatively, you can opt out of some third-party vendors’ use of cookies for interest-based advertising by visiting aboutads.info.

Double Click Dart Cookie

  • Google, as a third party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on Gay Idle.com.
  • Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to users based on their visit to GayIdle.com and other sites on the Internet.
  • Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy at the following URL – 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
These third-party ad servers or ad networks use technology to the advertisements and links that appear on GayIdle.com send directly to your browsers. They automatically receive your IP address when this occurs. 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.
GayIdle.com has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.
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. GayIdle.com’s privacy policy does not apply to, and we cannot control the activities of, such other advertisers or websites.
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.














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