Privacy policy

Golden Skate has created this privacy policy to demonstrate it’s firm commitment to your privacy and the protection of your information.

Information we collect

Information we collect on the site may include (depending on what you provide):
  • username – your real name is only used if you provide it
  • email address – your email address is not shared nor can it be viewed by the public
  • IP address – your IP address is not shared nor can it be viewed by the public

How your personal information is used

  • For the purposes of allowing you to become a registered member so that you can participate in our discussion forums.
  • We may use your email to contact you regarding updates to our site.
  • Your IP address is used for the purposes of analytics and tracking the number of visitors to our site.
  • Other information may include technical information regarding the browser and/or type of device you’re using which assists us in maintaining a user-friendly experience across the site.

Sharing, Using and Securing Data

Golden Skate is committed to ensuring that any information you provide to us is secure. We never sell or give any access to your data (or our servers that store your data) to anyone. 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. We may use third party service providers to help us operate our business and the site or administer activities on our behalf, such as sending out newsletters or surveys. We may share your information with these third parties for those limited purposes, provided that you have given us your permission.

Cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyze web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyze data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This, however, may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Read more about cookies here.

Third party websites

Users may find advertising or other content on our site that link to the sites and services of our partners, suppliers, advertisers, sponsors, licensor and other third parties. We do not control the content or links that appear 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 be constantly changing. These sites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to our site, is subject to that website’s own terms and policies.

Advertising

Ads appearing on our site may be delivered to Users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile non personal identification information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This privacy policy does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

Google Adsense

Some of the ads may be served by Google. Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to Users based on their visit to our Site and other sites on the Internet. DART uses “non personally identifiable information” and does NOT track personal information about you, such as your name, email address, physical address, etc. You may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy at https://policies.google.com/technologies/ads

Personal Data Removal

You have the right to request a copy of the personal data that we have on you. You also have a right to have your personal data removed, however, this does not include content that you have contributed unless there is personal data contained in that content.

CAPTCHA privacy policy

This site is protected by hCaptcha and its privacy policy and terms of service apply.

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