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Privacy Policy

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Usage data

Like millions of other websites, Hardware Canucks Inc. uses Google Analytics to collect usage data on our site. We use it to track:

  • What website you came from to get here
  • Which pages that you visit
  • How long you stay on our pages
  • Information about your PC type and browser
  • Using this information, we get a better understanding of our visitors and which areas of our site that we should focus on. Occasionally, we compile aggregate statistics about the number of visitors that we get on our site – there is no personally identifying information being included in this type of reporting.

You can at any time opt-out of Google Analytics here.

Cookies

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

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 tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Your contact information

When you contact us via our contact form we will save your e-mail address and name if applicable.

Amazon Associates Program and other advertising partners

Hardware Canucks Inc. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com.

Some of our advertising partners may use cookies and web beacons on our site. Our advertising partners include:

  • Amazon Associates
  • Google Adsense

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

Hardware Canucks Inc. 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. Hardware Canucks Inc. 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.

Legal Disclaimer

All the information and contents posted on this web site are the sole property of Hardware Canucks Inc. This web site and its contents may not be copied or distributed in any manner without the prior written consent of Hardware Canucks Inc. By accessing HardwareCanucks.com, you agree to the following terms and conditions. If you do not agree, you may not use this web site.

This site is NOT responsible for any damage that the information on this site may cause to your system and makes no representations or warranties with respect to this website or it’s contents here within which are provided for use “as is” and is without warranty of any kind. Hardware Canucks Inc. does not assume and responsibility nor liability for any comments or opinions expressed by it’s users.

If you have questions about our privacy or legal policies, please contact us by e-mail at [email protected]

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