Privacy Policy and Affiliate Disclosure

Our website address is: https://smartgeekhome.com. If you need to contact us, please email: [email protected]

It is Smart Geek Home’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our website. This Privacy Policy applies to smartgeekhome.com (hereinafter, “us”, “we”, or “smartgeekhome.com”). We respect your privacy and are committed to protecting personally identifiable information you may provide us through the Website. We have adopted this privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) to explain what information may be collected on our Website, how we use this information, and under what circumstances we may disclose the information to third parties. This Privacy Policy applies only to information we collect through the Website and does not apply to our collection of information from other sources. This Privacy Policy, together with the Terms and conditions posted on our Website, set forth the general rules and policies governing your use of our Website. Depending on your activities when visiting our Website, you may be required to agree to additional terms and conditions.

Affiliate Disclosure

Some of the links found on https://smartgeekhome.com are affiliate referral links. This means that if a reader clicks on text or an image, https://smartgeekhome.com may receive a commission from purchases. There is no additional cost to you — it helps pay for hosting and server costs. Thanks!

Website Visitors

Like most website operators, Smart Geek Home collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Smart Geek Home’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Smart Geek Home’s visitors use its website. From time to time, Smart Geek Home may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website. Smart Geek Home also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on http://smartgeekhome.com blog posts. Smart Geek Home only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Certain visitors to Smart Geek Home’s websites choose to interact with Smart Geek Home in ways that require Smart Geek Home to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Smart Geek Home gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up for a blog at http://smartgeekhome.com to provide a username and email address.

Security

The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Advertisements

Ads appearing on our website 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 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 covers the use of cookies by Smart Geek Home and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

Links To External Sites

Our Service may contain links to external sites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third party link, you will be directed to that third party’s site. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy and terms and conditions of every site you visit. We have no control over, and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites, products or services.

smartgeekhome.com uses Google AdWords for remarketing

smartgeekhome.com uses the remarketing services to advertise on third-party websites (including Google) to previous visitors to our site. It could mean that we advertise to previous visitors who haven’t completed a task on our site, for example using the contact form to make an inquiry. This could be in the form of an advertisement on the Google search results page, or a site in the Google Display Network. Third-party vendors, including Google, use cookies to serve ads based on someone’s past visits. Of course, any data collected will be used in accordance with our own privacy policy and Google’s privacy policy. You can set preferences for how Google advertises to you using the Google Ad Preferences page, and if you want to you can opt out of interest-based advertising entirely by cookie settings or permanently using a browser plugin.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

Smart Geek Home discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Smart Geek Home’s behalf or to provide services available at Smart Geek Home’s website, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors, and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using Smart Geek Home’s website, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Smart Geek Home will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors, and affiliated organizations, as described above, Smart Geek Home discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental requests, or when Smart Geek Home believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Smart Geek Home, third parties or the public at large.

If you are a registered user of http://smartgeekhome.com and have supplied your email address, Smart Geek Home may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with Smart Geek Home and our products. We primarily use our blog to communicate this type of information, so we expect to keep this type of email to a minimum. If you send us a request (for example via a support email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. Smart Geek Home takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection. An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. 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, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Aggregated Statistics

Smart Geek Home may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its website. Smart Geek Home may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Smart Geek Home does not disclose your personally-identifying information.

Cookies

To enrich and perfect your online experience, Smart Geek Home uses “Cookies”, similar technologies and services provided by others to display personalized content, appropriate advertising and store your preferences on your computer. A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. Smart Geek Home uses cookies to help Smart Geek Home identify and track visitors, their usage of //smartgeekhome.com, and their website access preferences.

Smart Geek Home visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using Smart Geek Home’s websites, with the drawback that certain features of Smart Geek Home’s websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies. By continuing to navigate our website without changing your cookie settings, you hereby acknowledge and agree to Smart Geek Home’s use of cookies.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website. These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

E-commerce

Those who engage in transactions with Smart Geek Home – by purchasing Smart Geek Home’s services or products, are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, Smart Geek Home collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Smart Geek Home. Smart Geek Home does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, Smart Geek Home may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in Smart Geek Home’s sole discretion. Smart Geek Home encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.