Privacy Policy

At Geekalicious.pt we protect your privacy like our own. In this article we tell you what data we gather and what we do with it. We also tell you how to opt out in case you don't want to share your information. Before we begin, let me be clear:

At this website we do not sell your data! This article describes all the third party services who can access your data and there's nothing more than that.

 

Logs

Like most websites, we collect and store generic information in our database which contains the following

  • Visited pages, specifically the visited addresses and the date of visit
  • Browser description and its version
  • Operating system that you're using and its version
  • Type of device you're using, specifically "computer" or "mobile" which you use to visit our site. In case your using a mobile device we store information on whether it's a tablet or a smartphone.
  • Endereço IP

This is all stored in our private database and we DO NOT transmit this information to any third party.

 

Cookies

We do not collect personalized cookies. The only cookie that is set by this domain is ns-session and contains a random token in order to guarantee confidentiality between you and our server. You can, at any time, delete this cookie. If you want to stop using cookies for our domain you need to change the settings of your browser. However, you may experience some trouble with the navigation, specifically with the search.

The remaining cookies belong to third party services, described below.

 

Third party services

Google AdSense

At Geekalicious.pt we use third party advertisements to support our site, specifically Google AdSense.

This services can use cookies and web beacons when they advertise on our site and send information to these advertisers including your IP address, your ISP, the operating system and browser that you use and, in some cases, if your browser supports Flash. This is used to determine what advertisements should be displayed, specifically for geotargeting purposes (to show ads from the city where you are) or to determine advertisements from pages you recently visited.

 

DoubleClick DART Cookies

We also may use DART cookies for ad serving through Google’s DoubleClick, which places a cookie on your computer when you are browsing the web and visit a site using DoubleClick advertising (including some Google AdSense advertisements). This cookie is used to serve ads specific to you and your interests ("interest based targeting").

The ads served will be targeted based on your previous browsing history. For example, if you have been viewing sites about travelling, you may see hotel advertisements when viewing a non-related site, such as on a site about cooking. DART uses non personally identifiable information. It DOES NOT track personal information about you, such as your name, email address, physical address, telephone number, social security numbers, bank account numbers or credit card numbers.

You can opt-out of this ad serving on all sites using this advertising. For further information visit http://www.google.com/doubleclick/

 

You can choose to disable or selectively turn off our cookies or third-party cookies in your browser settings, or by managing preferences in Anti-Virus or Internet Security software. However, this can affect how you are able to interact with our site as well as other websites. This could include the inability to login to services or programs, such as logging into forums or accounts.

Deleting cookies does not mean you are permanently opted out of any advertising program. Unless you have settings that disallow cookies, the next time you visit a site running the advertisements, a new cookie will be added.

 

Google Analytics

At Geekalicious.pt we use Google Analytics to collect information about use of this site. Google Analytics collects information such as how often users visit this site, what pages they visit when they do so, and what other sites they used prior to coming to Geekalicious.pt.

The sole purpose of this information is to improve this site, its usability and its content. Google Analytics collects only the IP address assigned to you on the date you visit this site, rather than your name or other identifying information. We do not combine the information collected through the use of Google Analytics with personally identifiable information.

Although Google Analytics plants a permanent cookie on your web browser to identify you as a unique user the next time you visit Geekalicious.pt, the cookie cannot be used by anyone but Google. Google’s ability to use and share information collected by Google Analytics about your visits to this site is restricted by the Google Analytics Terms of Use and the Google Privacy Policy.

You can prevent Google Analytics from recognizing you on return visits to this site by disabling cookies on your browser. For further information read this article. Google Analytics employs cookies to define user sessions, which allows for the collection of data about how visitors are using the websites.

Cookies used by Google Analytics are linked to a specific website domain, and will only be used for statistical analysis related to your browsing behavior on that specific website. According to Google, the data collected cannot be altered or retrieved by services from other domains.

If you choose, you can opt out by turning off cookies in the preferences settings in your web browser. For more information on Google Analytics, please visit Google Analytics