What personal information do we collect from the people that visit our blog, website or app?
When commenting, rating, completing a form or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your name, email address, email address or other details to help you with your experience.
When do we collect information?
We collect information from you when you register on our site, fill out a form or enter information on our site, including when you leave a comment or rating.
How do we use your information?
We may use the information we collect from you when you register, surf the website, or use certain other site features in the following ways:
- To personalise your experience and to allow us to deliver the type of content and product offerings in which you are most interested.
- To improve our website in order to better serve you.
- To allow us to better service you in responding to your customer service requests.
- To ask for ratings and reviews of services or products
- To follow up with them after correspondence (live chat, email or phone inquiries)
How do we protect your information?
We only provide articles and information on our website and will never ask you for any credit card or banking details. Email addresses and other sensitive details will not be passed on to any third party without your consent.
Do we use ‘cookies’?
- Understand and save user’s preferences for future visits.
- Keep track of advertisements.
- Compile data about site traffic and site interactions in order to offer better site experiences and tools in the future. We may also use trusted third-party services that track this information on our behalf such as Google Analytics.
You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser settings. Since browser is a little different, look at your browser’s Help Menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.
If you turn cookies off, some features will be disabled. It won’t affect the user’s experience that make your site experience more efficient and may not function properly.
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your Personally Identifiable Information.
Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third-party products or services on our website. We are particuarly keen to work with other community organisations or groups who may be of use to our readers and therefore may link to their website or organisation. These third-party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.
We may also feature content from external sources such as quotes, information, photos or videos. Beyond the Point will make every effort to attribute the material to the relevant party.
Google’s advertising requirements can be summed up by Google’s Advertising Principles. They are put in place to provide a positive experience for users. https://support.google.com/adwordspolicy/answer/1316548?hl=en
We use Google AdSense Advertising on our website.
We have implemented the following:
- Google AdSense
We, along with third-party vendors such as Google use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookies) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) or other third-party identifiers together to compile data regarding user interactions with ad impressions and other ad service functions as they relate to our website.
Users can set preferences for how Google advertises to you using the Google Ad Settings page. Alternatively, you can opt out by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative Opt Out page or by using the Google Analytics Opt Out Browser add on.
Some locations and sites of interest featured on Beyond the Point may be off-limits to members of the public. Visitors using our website must adhere to entry and access rules in addition to that of the UK Law. We are not responsible for any damage or harm caused in relation to sites featured on Beyond the Point. We also reserve the right to provide information to the police or emergency services about any criminal offences committed.
All of our own articles, photos and videos featured on Beyond the Point are protected by copyright. They may not be used, in part or in full, without our written consent.
Last Edited on July 13th 2016