Privacy Policy

I take online privacy seriously, and strive to protect the privacy of the users of Financial Ramblings (this website) and those who subscribe to its services.

RSS subscriptions: General information about how people access this website’s RSS feed is recorded, but no personally identifying information is collected from or about RSS subscribers. General aggregate information (e.g., total number of subscribers) may be disclosed.

E-mail subscriptions: The e-mail newsletter is provided by FeedBlitz, who collects the e-mail addresses of individual subscribers for the sole purpose of sending out the Financial Ramblings e-mail newsletter. This information is held in strict confidence; specific subscriber information is not released or disclosed under any circumstances, unless required by law. General aggregate information (e.g., total number of subscribers) may be disclosed.

Web server traffic: Information about how people access this website is recorded in the server logs. This includes things such as your IP address (or DNS), your web browser, and your operating system.

Cookies and web beacons: Cookies may be used to store information, such as your personal preferences when you visit this website. Third parties (including advertising services) might also use cookies and/or web beacons (small, transparent images) to collect information about your visit. Information collected might include things like your IP address, your ISP, the web browser that you are using, the length of your visit, etc. You can choose to disable or selectively turn off cookies in your browser settings, or by managing the preferences of any internet security programs that you might have installed.

Google and the DoubleClick DART cookie: Google, as a third party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on this website. Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to users on their visits to this website and to 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.

E-mail: E-mail sent to this website either through the contact form or directly to the owner is considered to be property of this website, and questions or tips might be published at my (the owner’s) discretion. In such cases, I will not disclose any personally identifying information without permission (unless required by law).

Comments: Comments left on this site are the responsibility of the commenter. We reserve the right to remove comments or edit them at our discretion. Site URLs (if provided) are generally published along with comments, but e-mail addresses are never published, and will not be otherwise disclosed unless required by law.

External links: This website contains numerous links to other sites. Due to the constantly changing nature of the Internet, I cannot vouch for the reliability of these sites or their privacy policies. Please consult the privacy policy of any websites that you visit.