Privacy Policy

Trading Desks for Dirt (“Trading Desks for Dirt“) operates tradingdesksfordirt.com and may operate other websites. It is Trading Desks for Dirt’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.

Website Visitors

Like most website operators, Trading Desks for Dirt 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. Trading Desks for Dirt’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Trading Desks for Dirt’s visitors use its website. From time to time, Trading Desks for Dirt may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.

Trading Desks for Dirt also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on tradingdesksfordirt.com blogs/sites. Trading Desks for Dirt only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that commenter IP addresses and email addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog/site where the comment was left.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Certain visitors to Trading Desks for Dirt’s websites choose to interact with Trading Desks for Dirt in ways that require Trading Desks for Dirt to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Trading Desks for Dirt gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up at tradingdesksfordirt.com to provide a username and email address. Those who engage in transactions with Trading Desks for Dirt are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, Trading Desks for Dirt collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Trading Desks for Dirt. Trading Desks for Dirt 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.

Aggregated Statistics

Trading Desks for Dirt may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. Trading Desks for Dirt may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Trading Desks for Dirt does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

Trading Desks for Dirt 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 Trading Desks for Dirt’s behalf or to provide services available at Trading Desks for Dirt’s websites, 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 Trading Desks for Dirt’s websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Trading Desks for Dirt 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, Trading Desks for Dirt discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Trading Desks for Dirt believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Trading Desks for Dirt, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an Trading Desks for Dirt website and have supplied your email address, Trading Desks for Dirt 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 Trading Desks for Dirt and our products. If you send us a request (for example via 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. Trading Desks for Dirt takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.

Cookies

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. Trading Desks for Dirt uses cookies to help Trading Desks for Dirt identify and track visitors, their usage of Trading Desks for Dirt website, and their website access preferences. Trading Desks for Dirt visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using Trading Desks for Dirt’s websites, with the drawback that certain features of Trading Desks for Dirt’s websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

Business Transfers

If Trading Desks for Dirt, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Trading Desks for Dirt goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of Trading Desks for Dirt may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.

Ads

We use third party advertisement on tradingdesksfordirt.com to support our site. Some of these advertisers may use technology such as cookies and web beacons when they advertise on our site, which will also send these advertisers (such as Google through the Google AdSense program) information including your IP address, your ISP, the browser you used to visit our site, and in some cases, whether you have Flash installed. This is generally used for geo-targeting purposes (showing Toronto real estate ads to someone in Toronto, for example) or showing certain ads based on specific sites visited (such as showing cooking ads to someone who frequents cooking sites).

You can choose to disable or selectively turn off our cookies or third-party cookies in your browser settings, by managing preferences in programs such as Kaspersky Total Security, or by visiting Ads Settings or www.aboutads.info. 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.

Amazon Affiliate Program

We are a participant in the Amazon Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon and affiliated sites.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, Trading Desks for Dirt may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in Trading Desks for Dirt’s sole discretion. Trading Desks for Dirt encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. If you have a tradingdesksfordirt.com account, you might also receive an alert informing you of these changes. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.