What Personal Data We Store?

  • Comments: When visitors leave comments on the site, we collect data shown in the comments form, along with the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection. 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, avoid including embedded location data (EXIF GPS). Visitors can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
  • Cookies: If you leave a comment, you may opt-in to save your name, email address, and website in cookies. These cookies last for one year. When you log in, we set up cookies to save your login information and screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me,” your login will persist for two weeks.
  • External Links: We provide links to third-party websites not under our direct control. Once you leave GizCompare, their privacy policy applies. We cannot be held liable for any loss or damage occurring on other third-party websites.

How We Use Your Information?

  • Improving User Experience: We utilize the information collected to enhance our website functionality, tailor content to your preferences, and provide personalized recommendations.
  • Communication: We may use your contact information to send you updates, newsletters, promotional offers, and other relevant communications.
  • Analytics: We analyze user behavior and website traffic to measure the effectiveness of our content and advertising campaigns.
  • Advertising: Third-party vendors, including Google, may use cookies to serve ads based on your prior visits to GizCompare and other websites. These ads may appear on our site or third-party websites.

Google AdSense

We use Google AdSense to display ads on our website. AdSense uses cookies and web beacons to collect data for showing personalized ads based on your interests.

  • Cookies and Web Beacons: Google AdSense uses cookies to help serve ads that are relevant to users based on their visit to our site and other sites on the internet.
  • Personalized Ads: AdSense may use your data to show personalized ads. You can opt out of personalized ads by visiting Google Ad Settings.
  • Non-Personalized Ads: If you do not consent to the use of your data for personalized ads, you can still view non-personalized ads, which are based on contextual information rather than user data.

Cookie Policy

We use cookies to enhance your experience. You can manage your cookie preferences through your browser settings.

GDPR Compliance for European Territories

In compliance with European privacy laws, particularly the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), GizCompare provides specific additional rights for citizens of the European Territories, such as the right to access, rectification, objection, complaint, erasure, and blockage. More specifically:

  • Right to Access: You can request information about whether and which personal data is processed by us.
  • Right to Rectification: You can demand that personal data be rectified or amended.
  • Right to Erasure: Under certain circumstances, you can request that personal data should be deleted.
  • Right to Restrict Processing: Under certain circumstances, you can demand that the processing of personal data should be restricted.
  • Right to Withdraw Consent: You can withdraw your consent to the processing and use of your data completely or partially at any time with future applications.
  • Right to Data Portability: You have the right to obtain your personal data in a common, structured, and mechanically readable format.
  • Right to Lodge a Complaint: You have the right to complain to the responsible supervisory authority if you believe that the processing of your personal data is in violation of the legislation.

If you have any questions, comments, complaints, or requests regarding our data protection practices and the processing of your personal data, please contact us at thegizcompare@gmail.com.

Additionally, we reference certain rights for European Territory citizens throughout this Privacy Policy. Under the GDPR, citizens from “European Territories” mean the European Economic Area (EEA. For the purpose of this Privacy Policy, the term “European Territories” shall continue to include the United Kingdom, even after the United Kingdom leaves the European Economic Area following Brexit.

Please email thegizcompare@gmail.com with the subject line “GDPR Request” for any questions about exercising any of the above rights.

CCPA Compliance (for California Residents)

If you are a resident of California, you have specific rights under the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA).

Your Rights:

  • Right to Know: You can request information about the categories and specific pieces of personal data we have collected about you.
  • Right to Delete: You can request the deletion of your personal data.
  • Right to Opt-Out: You can opt out of the sale of your personal data.
  • Right to Non-Discrimination: You will not be discriminated against for exercising your CCPA rights.

Exercising Your Rights:

  • To exercise any of your CCPA rights, please contact us at thegizcompare@gmail.com.
  • We will verify your identity before processing your request to ensure your privacy and security.

Children’s Privacy

GizCompare is entirely safe for individuals of all ages to use. However, we do not intentionally gather personal information from children under the age of 13. If you suspect that we have unintentionally collected information from a child under 13, please reach out to us promptly.

GizCompare Copyright Policy

  • Copying an entire article is not permitted.
  • Quoting a short paragraph is acceptable with a link back to the original post.
  • Do not use product photos without permission.
  • Credit the source and highlight content derived from GizCompare.

Policy Updates: The Privacy Policy of GizCompare is periodically updated. Please check the Privacy Policy page regularly for any changes.