Personal Information We Collect
The use of MateNut platform is not subject to the collection of any kind of personal information. We do not ask our website visitors to provide their email addresses, personal identification, or any other personal information.
Use of IPs
We may use your IP addresses to diagnose problems with our servers at any point in time. We also need your IPs for the administration of matenut.com and spam/abuse/regenerate posts you might be responsible for. We may also share the log information at any point in time to publish the reader stats. We ensure, however, that no data that may identify you individually is shared in public.
Use of Information by Our Advertisers
We may place ads from different advertisers on our website and they may read your cookies, pixel tags, web beacons to collect information and serve you with better ads whenever you access MateNut website. They may also track your use of the internet anonymously across various websites on their network. In case, if you are not interested in sharing any information of that sort, you have the right to change settings in your web browser.
There is certain functionality on our website which may allow for interaction with third-party websites (“Social Features”). For instance, we allow you to like or share our content to different social media platforms. For such action, you will be required to login to your social media accounts on those third-party websites for sharing content with others.
In case, you use any of these Social Features on our website, your provided information may be accessed and publicly displayed by those websites or, maybe, otherwise used by the Social Feature providers. In addition, if you share anything on third party websites referencing matenut.com (using a particular hashtag about MateNut in your tweet or status update), your post will be shared in accordance with the terms of service of the concerned third party website.
Third Party Websites
Any reviews and recommendations we share on MateNut can have hyperlinks to different third party websites. The linked websites can have their own cookies, web beacons, etc. to collect information. You may also be required by them to share some Personal Information. We don’t take any responsibility in this regard for the privacy of your personal information should you choose to navigate away to those websites. Rather, we encourage the visitors to matenut.com to teach the privacy policies those third party websites have in place before sharing their personal information with any such platforms.
Other information refers to anything is not specifically identifying you and is collected by means of technology and includes tracking information that we or third parties collect. Other information can include:
- Any information related to your computer, mobile gadget, or any other device used for accessing our services including device make and model, operating system, browser client type browser type, browser language, ISP, and unique device identifiers
- Any usage information related to the use of MateNut services, like reading history for web pages you viewed on our website
- Additional “traffic information” like visitor ID, time of visit, traffic source, traffic channel, traffic medium, date of visit, campaign name, session ID, software crash reports, and referring web addresses.
- Search phrases and results
- Demographic information as well as any other information you provide which doesn’t reveal your identity
- Location information like IP addresses and geolocation information
- Any other information which doesn’t reveal your identity
How We Collect Other Information
We may collect this other information through different possible options, including:
Through your device or web browser
Most web browsers or devices collect certain information automatically, like your MAC address, type of your computer (Mac or Windows), name and version of your operating system, screen resolution, device make and model, and browser name, type, and version being used. We use all this information for ensuring that all our services work properly.
Through Cookies And Pixel Tags
Similar to most other websites, we may rely on “cookies” that are placed on your device as you visit MateNut and navigate through different web pages on the website. These are small text files that record any actions you take and any preferences you may have. MateNut may also use these cookies for monitoring traffic and improving our Services, making it easier for you to use our website.
You can accept/decline cookies, however. Most browsers accept cookies automatically, but you can always modify the settings of your browser and decline cookies. If cookies are declined by your browser or you choose to delete them otherwise, certain website features may not properly work for you or they won’t work as they are meant to.
We also rely on the Google Analytics tool, which collects information for analysis and reporting trends and activities through cookies and different similar technologies. The service can also collect certain information related to how you use other apps, websites, and different online resources. If you do not want to share any information with Google Analytics, you can download the Google Analytics opt-out add-on for your web browser.
Pixel Tags, also called clear GIFs and web beacons, are used for tracking users’ actions, measuring how successful the marketing campaigns are running, and compiling statistics related to service usage and response rates among several other things.
We collect the IP address of the source of your device. Your computer is automatically assigned an IP address by the internet service provider you are using. Your IP address can disclose your device’s general location at a time when you are using our website. We may use this information for:
- Personalizing the advertisements you receive from us
- Optimizing our services, products, and operations
- Detecting, investigating, and preventing activities which may be in violation of our policies or may be deemed illegal
- Identify your country location for assessing any legal obligations we may have
- Performing statistical, marketing and demographic analyses of the users of our website
Use and Disclosure of Your Information
At MateNut, we may use or disclose your collected information as we deem necessary, except for where we’re bound to act otherwise under the law. Sometimes, we may combine your personal information and other information and, in that case, we’ll treat this combined information as your personal information unless it is separated.