Privacy Policy

URBANMANIACS.COM – PRIVACY POLICY

WE HAVE A STRICT POLICY REGARDING YOUR PERSONAL DATA

Notice of Collection of Data
By visiting UrbanManiacs.com, you accept the practices described in this privacy policy and consent to the collection and use of your personal data by us for the purposes outlined in the Policy below and for any other purpose reasonably necessary for the provision or proper administration of UrbanManiacs.com and the business of Urban Maniacs.

If you do not accept the practices set out in this privacy policy you should not use UrbanManiacs.com.

What data is being collected?
We do not collect any personal data about you however we may automatically collect information about your visits, such as browsing patterns. Information collected in this way does not reveal your contact details or any type of personal data. This information is only used in aggregate form to analyse, manage and develop UrbanManiacs.com and is not linked to any individual. Furthermore you are able to like us on Facebook or Instagram if you like J.

How we collect data
UrbanManiacs.com may use cookie and tracking technology depending on the features offered. Cookie and tracking technology are useful for gathering information such as browser type and operating system, tracking the number of visitors to UrbanManiacs.com, and understanding how visitors use UrbanManiacs.com. Cookies can also help customize UrbanManiacs.com for visitors. Urban Maniacs uses cookies to track user usage on UrbanManiacs.com. Urban Maniacs uses ad servers (such as DoubleClick) to serve advertisements on UrbanManiacs.com. Ad servers use cookies to help target relevant ads to users.

Personal information cannot be collected via cookies and other tracking technology however if you previously provided personally identifiable information, cookies may be tied to such information. “Cookies” are small pieces of information sent by a web server to a web browser, which enables the server to collect information from the browser. You can find out more about the way cookies work at www.cookiecentral.com.
We may also use uses cookies for a number of other purposes, for instance to enable us to simplify the logging on process for registered users in the future, to help ensure the security and authenticity of those registered users, to provide the mechanisms for improving and monitoring visitor’s experiences mapping and to enable traffic monitoring.

Non-registered visitors of the site are sent anonymous cookies to keep track of their browsing patterns and build up a demographic profile. In addition, any visitor who has clicked on a UrbanManiacs.com advertisement on another site that links to UrbanManiacs.com will be sent anonymous cookies that will allow us to analyse advertising effectiveness and manage our relationship with affiliate sites.

Most browsers allow you to turn off the cookie function. If you want to know how to do this please look at the help menu on your browser. UrbanManiacs.com cookies cannot be used by themselves to identify you and you have the ability to accept or decline cookies by modifying the settings in your browser. However, some interactive features of UrbanManiacs.com may not work if cookies are disabled. Cookies can be disabled in your browser by following the instructions found at: www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies.

Why is this data collected?
Urban Maniacs collects aggregated user information to sell sponsorships on UrbanManiacs.com to advertisers and to monitor customer traffic patterns such as the number of users to UrbanManiacs.com, the pages visited and the length of visit which enables us to improve the service we provide.
In addition, Urban Maniacs collects information from users who click on advertisements to measure interest and inform advertisers as to how many users have seen or clicked on their ads.
Urban Maniacs also uses demographic and preference information to allow advertising banners on UrbanManiacs.com to be targeted, in the aggregate, to the users for whom they are most pertinent.

Google Adesense

We use Google AdSense Advertising on our website.

Google, as a third-party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on our site. Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to our users based on previous visits to our site 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.

  • We have implemented the following:
  • Remarketing with Google AdSense
  • Google Display Network Impression Reporting
  • Demographics and Interests Reporting
  • DoubleClick Platform Integration

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.

Opting out:

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.

What we do with the information collected
We may also use and disclose information in aggregated (so that no individual customers are identified) for marketing and strategic development purposes and aggregated cookie and tracking information may be shared with third parties to prevent fraud and illegal activities.

International transfer of data 
Please note that Urban Maniacs is a company that operates in The Netherlands where data protection laws can be different from the jurisdiction in your country of residence. This means that if you live outside The Netherlands your personal data is transferred to and processed in The Netherlands. Unless otherwise told you give us your consent and agreement to this transfer.

Links to third party websites or apps
Urban Maniacs contain external links to websites or apps outside of the UrbanManiacs.com domain. Please be aware that we have no control over the content on those websites or in those apps. Therefore we are not responsible for the practices and content by or on those websites and apps. Please consult with the Privacy Policy of those third party websites and apps for more information about data use.

Our terms regarding data security
We strive to protect your personal information where we can. But please be aware and take note of the fact that there are very little examples of 100% secure ways of data transmission or storage on the web. Since Urban Maniacs works with third parties for some services we can not guarantee 100% security but we do our utmost for it. Furthermore we don’t use an SSL certificate as we only provide articles and information. We shall never ask for personal or private information like names, email addresses, or credit card numbers.

Changes to Urban Maniacs’s Privacy Policy
As Urban Maniacs grows as a company we can update our Privacy Policy once in a while. All updates in the Privacy Policy are shown on this page with the date stated of the latest update. Changes made to the Privacy Policy are in effect immediately So please check this page on a regular basis.

Last update
May 1st 2017

Questions? Please contact us!
Do you have any questions regarding this privacy policy? Please contact Urban Maniacs.