Privacy Policy

At JoyofBirdwatching.com, the privacy of our visitors is extremely important to us. This privacy policy document outlines the types of personal information that are received and collected by JoyofBirdwatching.com and how it is used.

Log Files

Like many other Web sites, JoyofBirdwatching.com makes use of log files. The information inside the log files includes internet protocol ( IP ) addresses, type of browser, Internet Service Provider ( ISP ), date/time stamp, referring/exit pages, and number of clicks to analyze trends, administer the site, track user’s movement around the site, and gather demographic information. IP addresses, and other such information are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable.

Cookies and Web Beacons

JoyofBirdwatching.com uses cookies for a number of reasons, such as keep this site reliable and secure, personalizing content and ads, providing social media features and to analyze how our site is used.

DoubleClick DART Cookie

  • Google, as a third party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on JoyofBirdwatching.com.
  • Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to users based on their visit to JoyofBirdwatching.com and other sites on the Internet.
  • Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy at the following URL –http://www.google.com/privacy_ads.html

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

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

JoyofBirdwatching.com 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. JoyofBirdwatching.com’s privacy policy does not apply to, and we cannot control the activities of, such other advertisers or web sites.

Social Comments and Shares

We embed the Facebook Comments plugin to allow you to leave comments at our website using your Facebook account. This plugin may collect your IP address, your web browser User Agent, store and retrieve cookies on your browser, embed additional tracking, and monitor your interaction with the commenting interface, including correlating your Facebook account with whatever action you take within the interface (such as “liking” someone’s comment, replying to other comments), if you are logged into Facebook. For more information about how this data may be used, please see Facebook’s data privacy policy: https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/update .

We embed a Facebook widget to allow you to see number of likes/shares/recommends and “like/share/recommend” of our posts. This widget may collect your IP address, your web browser User Agent, store and retrieve cookies on your browser, embed additional tracking, and monitor your interaction with the widget, including correlating your Facebook account with whatever action you take within the widget (such as “liking/sharing/recommending” our post), if you are logged in to Facebook. For more information about how this data may be used, please see Facebook’s data privacy policy: https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/update.

We use Google Analytics to track social shares made from our website. Google automatically collects and stores certain information in their server logs which includes device event information such as crashes, system activity, hardware settings, browser type, browser language, the date and time of your request and referral URL, cookies that may uniquely identify your browser or your Google Account, in accordance with their data privacy policy: https://policies.google.com/privacy.

Name and Email Address

When you sign up to receive our newsletter we collect your name and email address. This information is stored securely will be shared only with third-party subscriber email providers to deliver the information you requested. We will never share your email address with any other party unless required to do so by law.

You can opt out of all communication with JoyofBirdwatching.com by clicking the Unsubscribe button at the bottom of any email you receive from us.

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.

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