Privacy Policy and Terms of Service

Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy governs the manner in which arcritic.com collects, uses,
maintains and discloses information collected from users (each, a “User”) of the https://arcritic.com/ website (“Site”). This privacy policy
applies to the Site and all products and services offered by arcritic.com.

Personal identification information

We may collect personal identification information from Users in a variety of
ways, including, but not limited to, when Users visit our site, subscribe to the
newsletter, respond to a survey, fill out a form, and in connection with other
activities, services, features or resources we make available on our Site. Users
may be asked for, as appropriate, name, email address. Users may, however, visit
our Site anonymously. We will collect personal identification information from
Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users can always
refuse to supply personally identification information, except that it may
prevent them from engaging in certain Site related activities.

Non-personal identification information

We may collect non-personal identification information about Users whenever they
interact with our Site. Non-personal identification information may include the
browser name, the type of computer and technical information about Users means
of connection to our Site, such as the operating system and the Internet service
providers utilized and other similar information.

Web browser cookies

Our Site may use “cookies” to enhance User experience. User’s web browser places
cookies on their hard drive for record-keeping purposes and sometimes to track
information about them. User may choose to set their web browser to refuse
cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. If they do so, note that
some parts of the Site may not function properly.

How we use collected information (How we use cookies)

arcritic.com collects and uses Users personal information for the following
purposes:

  • To personalize user experience
    We may use information in the aggregate to understand how our Users as a group
    use the services and resources provided on our Site.
  • To improve our Site
    We continually strive to improve our website offerings based on the information
    and feedback we receive from you.
  • To improve customer service
    Your information helps us to more effectively respond to your customer service
    requests and support needs.
  • To administer a content, promotion, survey or other Site feature
    To send Users information they agreed to receive about topics we think will be
    of interest to them.
  • To send periodic emails
    The email address Users provide will only be used to respond to their inquiries, for password recovery
    and/or other requests or questions. If User decides to opt-in to our mailing
    list or subscribe for new opinions and comment notifications, they will receive emails that may include company news, updates, related
    product or service information, etc. If at any time the User would like to
    unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe
    instructions at the bottom of each email.

Blocking cookies

Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies.
For example:

in Internet Explorer you can refuse all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy”, and selecting “Block all cookies” using the sliding selector;
in Firefox you can block all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Options”, and un-checking “Accept cookies from sites” in the “Privacy” box.
Blocking all cookies will, however, have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites.

Deleting cookies

You can also delete cookies already stored on your computer:

in Internet Explorer, you must manually delete cookie files (you can find instructions for doing so at http://support.microsoft.com/kb/278835);

in Firefox, you can delete cookies by, first ensuring that cookies are to be deleted when you “clear private data” (this setting can be changed by clicking “Tools”, “Options” and “Settings” in the “Private Data” box) and then clicking “Clear private data” in the “Tools” menu.

Obviously, doing this may have a negative impact on the usability of many websites.

What kinds of cookies does arcritic.com use and why?

We use different kinds of cookies for various reasons:

• Session cookies – these are temporary cookies that expire (and are automatically erased) whenever you close your browser. We use session cookies to enable commenting (things you have to log in to do).

• Persistent cookies – these usually have an expiration date far into the future and thus stay in your browser until they expire, or until you manually delete them. We use persistent cookies for functionalities like commenting or remembering that you have read our cookies notification. We also use persistent cookies to better understand usage patterns so we can improve the site for our customers. This information is anonymised – when we look at the data, in other words, we look at patterns, but we do not see individuals’ personally identified information (PII).

You may also encounter cookies on our Sites that are placed by third parties and that we do not control.
Use of cookies by arcritic.com

We will update this section when more cookie using services are added to the site.

Push Notifications
arcritic.com website allows you to register to a push notification service. We use onesignal.com push notification service, to allow users to subscribe to receive messages from us, for example, when we add a new article, etc. At any moment you can unsubscribe from receiving push notifications by either clicking the onesignal.com icon one the button right side of the screen and clicking ‘unsubscribe’ to stop receiving notifications or through your browser push notification management. For more information about onesignal.com please refer to onesignal.com Privacy Policy to read their privacy statement and see what information is being collected by their service.

Our website contain a third-party SDK that collects Personally Identifiable Information (PII). This SDK (OneSignal) is used by arcritic.com for the purpose of sending push notifications to the end users of our website. However, OneSignal also collects user data for their own purpose and may store and share the following information:

  • Your device’s Advertising Identifier
  • Some or all of the following information: IP address, device push token, network information, language, timezone, product preferences, and privacy preferences.

Please note that OneSignal does not collect your email address or your precise geographical location (e.g. GPS-level data) as our apps do not collect such data.

More information about OneSignal’s use of data collected

OneSignal also does the following “(…) we or a data partner we have engaged may collect and store a unique identifier matched to your mobile device, in order to deliver customized ads or content while you use applications or surf the internet, or to seek to identify you in a unique manner across other devices or browsers”.

For more information, their privacy policy can be retrieved at this url: https://onesignal.com/privacy_policy

Opting-out from third-party services collecting user data

Opting-out of OneSignal data collection:

End-users may opt-out of OneSignal related data collection by modifying the ad tracking settings on their device (identified by “Limit Ad Tracking” on iOS and “Opt out of interest based ads” on Android), or by sending a message through the contact form here https://onesignal.wufoo.com/forms/z16j8an40nfirat/.

Opting-out of OneSignal push notification:

End-users may opt-out of OneSignal push notifications at any time by enabling the “Block” option within their Browser Settings or through the Onesignal ‘Bell’ icon on the bottom left side of the page.You need to click on the button and then choose “Unsubscribe” to opt-out for any further future site notification.

AR Critic Facebook App

As a registered Facebook user, you are also subject to Facebook’s privacy policy. Please check your Facebook account privacy settings for further information.

We collect diffeernt type of information about App user for main reasons:

  • To personalize the content for the App for individual users.
  • To help us to monitor an improve our website
  • To be able to log the user in using his Facebook account

The information being collected:

  • Your email address associated with your Facebook account
  • Your Facebook userID

By granting permission you will be agreeing to share your Facebook user details (including your name, profile picture, gender, networks, user ID and any other information you choose to share according to your Facebook account settings).

Any information submitted to this website whilte your are logged in using your Facebook account will remain on the website even if you decide to unauthorized the app, this included comments that you write and pros and cons submissions that you write and submit to our website. In case you unauthorized the Facebook app, we will ask you to authorize it again so you can login and continue using the website using your Facebook user.

AR Critic (arcritic.com) website offers user the option to register the website using their Facebook. The Facebook permissions asked by this application includes: Basic information (Allows the Owner to retrieve some basic in formation from your Facebook profile) and Email (your email address associate with your Facebook account). We use email to notify users of updates and send email when a user is subscribe to a comment section or opinion section, but only if you explicitly subscribed to these services. If you want us to remove your email from the database completely, please contact us directly via admin@arcritic.com email address using the email associated with your Facebook account and we will remove the email which is assocoate with your account.

If you would like to obtain a copy of the personal data we hold on you, or have any queries regarding how arcritic.com use of personal data please contact us at: admin@arcritic.com

 

How we protect your information

We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and
security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure
or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction
information and data stored on our Site.

Sharing your personal information

We do not sell, trade, or rent Users personal identification information to
others. We may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to
any personal identification information regarding visitors and users with our
business partners, trusted affiliates and advertisers for the purposes outlined
above.We may use third party service providers to help us operate our business
and the Site or administer activities on our behalf, such as sending out
newsletters or surveys. We may share your information with these third parties
for those limited purposes provided that you have given us your permission.

Third party websites

Users may find advertising or other content on our Site that link to the sites
and services of our partners, suppliers, advertisers, sponsors, licensors and
other third parties. We do not control the content or links that appear on these
sites and are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to
or from our Site. In addition, these sites or services, including their content
and links, may be constantly changing. These sites and services may have their
own privacy policies and customer service policies. Browsing and interaction on
any other website, including websites which have a link to our Site, is subject
to that website’s own terms and policies.

Advertising

Ads appearing on our site may be delivered to Users by advertising partners, who
may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer
each time they send you an online advertisement to compile non personal
identification information about you or others who use your computer. This
information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted
advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This privacy
policy does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

Cookies and Web Beacons

arcritic.com does use cookies to store information about visitors
preferences, record user-specific information on which pages the user access or
visit, customize Web page content based on visitors browser type or other
information that the visitor sends via their browser.

 


DoubleClick DART Cookie

.:: Google, as a third party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on
arcritic.com.
.:: Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to users based on
their visit to arcritic.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

These third-party ad servers or ad networks use technology to the advertisements
and links that appear on arcritic.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.

 

arcritic.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. arcritic.com’s
privacy policy does not apply to, and we cannot control the activities of, such
other advertisers or web sites.

 

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.

Changes to this privacy policy

arcritic.com has the discretion to update this privacy policy at any time. When
we do, we will revise the updated date at the bottom of this page. We encourage
Users to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how
we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. You acknowledge
and agree that it is your responsibility to review this privacy policy
periodically and become aware of modifications.

Your acceptance of these terms

By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this policy. If you do not
agree to this policy, please do not use our Site. Your continued use of the Site
following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance
of those changes.

Contacting us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this site,
or your dealings with this site, please contact us at:

https://arcritic.com
Contact email address: admin@arcritic.com

Privacy policy last updated on October 25, 2017.