Personal Identification Information
We may collect personal identification information from Users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users visit our site, register on the site, place an order, fill out a form, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on our site. Users may be asked for, as appropriate, their name, email address, and mailing address. Users may, however, visit our site anonymously. We will collect only personal identification information from Users if they voluntarily submit it to us. Users can always refuse to supply personal identification information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain site-related activities.
Non-Personal Identification Information
We may collect non-personal identification information about Users whenever they interact with our site. The non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer, and technical information about Users means of connection to our Sites, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilized and other similar information.
We use the following type of cookies:
Essential cookies: these cookies are essential to the provision of our website.
Functionality cookies: these cookies help us remember your choices while on our website, your preferences, and personalize your Website experience.
Analytics and performance cookies: these cookies help us collect statistical and analytical usage to help analyze website usage.
Social media cookies: These cookies allow you to interact with content on certain social media platforms, such as “liking” our articles. Depending on your social media setting, the social media network will record this and may display your name or identifier about this action.
Advertising and targeted advertising cookies: these cookies track your browsing habits and location to provide advertising in line with your interests. Please see our “advertisers” section below for details.
If you wish to disable cookies, you may use your browser options. For further information regarding cookies and how to manage them, please see http://www.allaboutcookies.org/.
How We Use Collected Information
The Next Hint may collect and use Users’ personal information for the following purposes:
To Run and Operate Our Site
We may need your information to display content on the site correctly.
- Your information helps us respond to your customer service requests and support needs more efficiently.
To personalize user experience
- We may use information in the aggregate to understand how our Users as a group use the services and resources provided on our Site.
- To improve our Site
We may use the feedback you provide to improve our products and services.
- To send periodic emails
We may use the email address to send User information and updates about their order. It may also be used to respond to their inquiries, questions, and/or other requests.
- How We Protect Your Information
We adopt appropriate data collection, storage, processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure, or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information, and data stored on our Site.
We do not sell, trade, or rent Users’ personal identification information to others. We may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any personal identification information regarding visitors and users with our business partners, trusted affiliates, and advertisers for the above purposes.
Third Party Websites
Users may find advertising or other content on our site that links to the sites and services of our partners, suppliers, advertisers, sponsors, licensors, and other third parties. We do not control the content or links on these sites and are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from our site. In addition, these sites or services, including their content and links, may constantly change. These sites and services may have privacy and customer service policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites with a link to our site, is subject to that website’s terms and policies.
We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our Web site. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address, or telephone number) about your visits to this and other Web sites to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and your choices about not having this information used by these companies, click here.
We have reviewed all of our advertising partners’ policies to ensure they comply with all applicable data privacy laws and recommended data security practices.
We use the following advertisers:
Google Ad Exchange: https://policies.google.com/privacy
Google Ad Sense: https://policies.google.com/privacy
Facebook Audience Network: https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy
Index Exchange: http://www.indexexchange.com/privacy/
Consent under Applicable Laws
We comply with the IAB Europe Transparency & Consent Framework.
You can withdraw consent at any time. Withdrawing consent may impede your access to certain services and will not allow us to provide a personalized Website experience.
Our servers comply with ISO 27018, a code of practice that focuses on protection of personal data in the cloud. We comply with all reasonable precautions to ensure your data’s safety.
Suppose we become aware of any data security breach, alteration, unauthorized access, or disclosure of any personal data. In that case, we will take all reasonable precautions to protect your data and notify you as required by all applicable laws.
Links to Other Websites
This site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of every website that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this website.
Your Acceptance Of These Terms
By using this site, you signify your acceptance of this policy. If you disagree with this policy, please do not use our site. Your continued use of the site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.
This document was last updated on May 20th, 2023.