Privacy Policy

Who We Are

At https://scamwitness.com, we are 100% dedicated to building and maintaining the trust and highest confidence of all visitors to our web site. In particular, we want to inform you that https://scamwitness.com is not in the business of selling, trading email lists or rent with other companies and businesses for marketing purposes or profiting from such behaviors.

In this Privacy Policy, we have provided detailed information on when and why we collect visitor personal information, how we use it, the limited conditions under which we may disclose it to others, and how we keep it secure.

We want to 100% assure you, We do take your privacy extremely seriously and take measures to provide all visitors and users of https://scamwitness.com with a safe and secure environment, thus limiting or making neligible negative user experience.

Cookies

https://scamwitness.com may set and access https://scamwitness.com cookies on your dvice(s)/computer.  Cookies are are small bits of data used to provide our system with the basic information to provide the services you are asking for.  Also, Cookies can be cleared at any time from your internet browser settings.

Google Analytics

When someone visits https://scamwitness.com we use a third-party service. This service is called Google Analytics, and all it does is to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. This is done by us to track things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site and interactions with the site.

This information is processed in a way which does not identify anyone. We do not make, and do not allow Google to make, any attempt to find out the identities of visitors to our website.

Website Comments

When someone visits https://scamwitness.com, there may be an ability to submit comments on particular articles or pages. When comments are submitted, you are entitled to use aliases or information that completely hides your identity.

When a comment is submitted, the relevant details (name, email, website) that you provide are stored.  This is done so you may view your comment in the futre, or anyone reading the comments section, may view your comment(s) as well.

We do not seek to require verify the information entered in this manner and we do not need verification of it either.

You maybe required to tick a check-box upon submission of your comment(s) as determined by WP GDPR COMPLIANCE Plugin.

 

Contact Forms and Flamingo Plugin.

For whatever reason, if you decide to contact the admin of https://scamwitness.com, you may do so on the CONTACT US Page. There you will see a form. In order to avoid mis-configuration errors or any loss of communication from our readers, we have decided to install a plugin called Flamingo. This plugin is a database that helps to ensure we don’t lose contact with you by successfully storing your communication, name and email address. This is for the sole purpose of responding to all those who seek to communicate with us.

Mailing Lists

As part of the registration process for our e-newsletter, we collect personal information. That information is used for several reasons:- to inform you on matters you have quieried us to inform you ont; to make contact with you if we need to ask and obtain or provide additional information to you, to check and ensure our records are correct and right and to check every so often that you are happy and 100% .

We don’t trade email lists, or trade emails lists, with any of the following:-

 

  1. Individuals.
  2. Businesses.
  3. Organizations.

We use a third-party provider, Social Media and Share Icons (Ultimate Social Media), to deliver our newsletter. We gather statistics surrounding email clicks and openings by availing of standrd industry technologies to enable us to monitor and constantly improve our e-newsletter. Should you require more information, please see Social Media and Share Icons (Ultimate Social Media) privacy notice. You can unsubscribe to general mailings at any time of the night or day by simply clicking through the unsubscribe link at the bottom of any of our emails to you..

Third Parties

There may be some circumstances where your geographic location, IP address, and other such browser related details may be shared with third-party companies.  Such information we may share this data data with the following third-party companies from time to time.

  • Google Analytics.
  • Google Search Console.
  • Google Adsense.

LOG FILES.

Just like many other websites online, “https://scamwitness.com” does make use of log files. The information that is residing inside of those log files includes:-

  • Internet Protocol IP Adresses.
  • Type of Browser.
  • (ISP) Internet Service Provider.
  • Date/Timestamp.
  • Refering/Exit Pages.
  • The amount of clicks to analyze trends.
  •  Administer the site.
  • Track Users Movement around the site.
  • Gather Demographic Information.

Users IP Addresses and related info are NOT linked to any such information that is personally identifiable.

Ad Network Cookie.

Google, as a third party vendor, uses cookies in order to serve on “https://scamwitness.com”.

Google’s use of the cookies enables them to serve ads, to users of “https://scamwitness.com”, based on their visit to “https://scamwitness.com” and other websites on the World Wide Web.

Users may opt out of the use of the cookie by simply visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy. Users may do so at the following URL:-

http://www.google.com/privacy_ads.html.

Some of our advertising partners may use web beacons and cookies on my site at “https://scamwitness.com”.

These third-party Ad Networds, or Ad Servers, use technology for the the links and advertisements that appear on “https://scamwitness.com” are sent directly to your browsers. When this happens, they immediately receive your IP Address.

There are other technologies (such as Web Beacons, JavaScript, cookies) may also be used by third-party ad servers, ad networks, in order to measure the effectiveness of their advertisements and/or to help them personalize the ad content that you see.

“https://scamwitness.com” has no control or access over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.

Additionally, you should refer to the respective privacy policies of these third-party ad networks/ad servers for a more detailed information on their practices, and also, for information/instructions on how to opt out of certain practices.

https://scamwitness.com’s privacy policy does not apply to, and neither can I control the activities of, such other advertisers or websites.

You may opt out of all communication with “https://scamwitness.com” by simply leaving this page.

Access to Your Personal Information

You have the right to view, make alterations, or even delete the personal information that we hold and store. To achieve any of those options please Email your request to our data protection officer “Philip” at “scamwitnessadminsupport@gmx.com” and I will work with you to remove any of your personal data I may have.

Changes to Our Privacy Policy

I may make changes to my Privacy Policy in the future and always make sure the most current version of the policy will govern MY processing/handling of your personal data and will always be found and available at the following URL:

https://scamwitness.com/privacy-policy

Should a change or changes to this policy be made that, in my sole discretion, is material, I will endeavor to notify you by an update or email, where feasible. By continuing to access or use our services, you agree to be bound to the terms of our Privacy Policy.

 

 

Google Analytics Addendum.

This website (“https://scamwitness.com”) uses Google Analytics. This is a webs service that is provided by Google Inc (“Google”). And so, Google Analytics uses “cookies”. These cookies are text files that are saved on your computer in order to help the website analyze how you use the website. The information that is generated by the cookie is the information on how you used the website and this information will be transmitted to Google and stored by Google on servers in the United States. If this website anonymizes IP addresses, then your IP address will be truncated by Google within an EU member state EEA state before being transmitted to the United States. Only in exceptional circumstances will your full IP address be sent to Google servers in the United States and truncated there. This information is used by Google for the purpose evaluating your use of the website, make and compile reports on your website activity for website operators and also to provide other services relating to internet usage and website activity. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the applicable options within your internet browser, but, should you do this then it is possible you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. Furthermore, by using this website you give explicit consent consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above. You can also prevent Google collection information, including your IP address information, via cookies and processing this information by downloading this browser plugin and installing it:-

http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

Click here to opt-out of Google Analytics.

For more information regarding the terms and conditions of use and data privacy can be located at the Google Analytics Terms of Service or at the Google Analytics Privacy Overview. Also, please kindly note that on this website, Google Analytics is supplemented by “gat:_anonymizeip();” to ensure anonymized IP addresses (IP masking).

 

 

reCAPTCHA.

This website uses the recaptcha service that is provided by Google Inc. (Google) in order to protect your submissions through internet submission forms on this website. The purpose of this plugin is to check if you are a real person or a bot in order to prevent certain website functions from being used and/or abused by spam bots (particularly in the comments section). This plugin query includes the sending of the IP address and possibly other data that is required by Google for the Google reCAPTCHA service. And so for this purpose your input will be communicated to and used by Google. However, your IP address is previously truncated within member states of the European Union or in other states which are party to the agreement on the European Economic Area and is, as such, anonymized. Only in cases that are exceptional will a full IP address be sent to a Google server in the United States and then there be truncated. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this data to evaluate how you used this service. The IP address that is provided by the reCAPTCHA from your browser will not be joined with any other data from Google (Google Inc.). This data collection is subject to the data protection regulations of Google (Googel Inc.). Those that want more information about Google’s privacy policy then please visit https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en

By using the reCAPCHA service you are giving explicit consent of the use and processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes as set out above.

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