Updated on 9th June 2023
Detector For Metal (“Detector For Metal”) operates detectorformetal.com and may operate other websites. It is Detector For Metal’s policy to guard and respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.
“Personal data” is information related to an identified or identifiable individual. Data could be as simple as a name, an address, a number, or could include other identifiers such as a cookie identifier, an IP address, or other factors.
“Usage data” means any diagnostic and usage-related information related to the use, performance and operation of a Service, including, but not limited to Service features, type of browser, type of systems that are used and/or accessed, and so on.
A “data controller” is an individual or legal person who determines the purposes and the manner in which any personal data or information is used or processed.
Data Processors (or Service Providers)
A “data processor” (or service provider) is any individual or legal person who processes the data for the data controller.
We may use the services of various Service Providers in order to process your data more effectively.
Information Collection and Use
When you use our Site, we collect two types of information. These include “non-personally identifiable information (non-PII)” and “personally identifiable information (PII)”. Non-personally identifiable information does not identify you individually. However, it may include tracking- and usage-related information about your demographics, current location, use of the Site and the Internet. Personally identifiable information is any information that can identify you as an individual. It typically covers your name, address, contact number, and email address, or other non-personally identifiable information that has been linked to such personally identifiable information.
Personally Identifiable Information
Non-Personally Identifiable Information
When you browse the Site or interact with us, we may gather certain information that does not identify you individually. This is non-personally identifiable information. Some examples of non-PII are:
Collection of Personally Identifiable Information From or On Social Media
Also, when you interact with any Detector For Metal property page or account on social media, such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Twitter, or Tumblr, we may gather the personally identifiable information that you share on that page or account (including your social media account ID). However, we ensure we comply with the privacy policies of the corresponding social media sites. In addition, we will only gather and store the personally identifiable information that we are allowed to gather by the aforementioned social media platforms.
If you choose to link or login to your Detector For Metal account with or through a social media site, Detector For Metal and the concerned social media site may share certain information about you and your activities. With your consent, we may also share information about your activities, including what you view on the Site, with the users of the concerned social media site.
Collection of Your Source IP Address/Location Information
How We Use Your Information
Also, data collected from a particular browser or device may be used with another computer or device that is linked to the browser or device on which such data was collected.
Who Can See Your Information
We work with different third-party sites that perform different functions on our behalf, including, but not limited to, content syndication, content management, website hosting, social media integration, marketing, analytics and reporting, billing and customer service. These entities may have access to personally identifiable information if needed to perform their functions. If such access is required, the third parties will be obligated to maintain the confidentiality and security of that personally identifiable information. They are restricted from altering, distributing, reusing, or selling, this data in any way other than to provide the requested services to the Site. Below is a list of third-party scripts or software development kits (SDKs) that may be used on Metal For Detector:
Google Analytics by Google Inc.
Google Analytics is a web-based analytics service designed and developed by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google collects and tracks the Site data to prepare reports on its activities and share them with other Google services.
Google may also use the collected data to contextualize and personalize ads from its advertising network.
Facebook Like Button and Social Widgets (Facebook, Inc.)
We have integrated the Facebook “Like” button and “social widgets” to allow easy interaction with the Facebook social network provided by Facebook, Inc.
Twitter Tweet Button and Social Widgets (Twitter, Inc.)
The Twitter “Tweet” button and social widgets are services allowing interaction with the Twitter social network provided by Twitter, Inc.
Personal data collected: Cookies and usage data
YouTube Video Widget (Google Inc.)
YouTube is a video content visualization service provided by Google Inc. that allows this Application to incorporate content of this kind on its pages.
Personal Data collected: Cookies and usage data.
Mediavine Programmatic Advertising (Ver 1.1)
The Website works with Mediavine to manage third-party interest-based advertising appearing on the Website. Mediavine serves content and advertisements when you visit the Website, which may use first and third-party cookies. A cookie is a small text file which is sent to your computer or mobile device (referred to in this policy as a “device”) by the web server so that a website can remember some information about your browsing activity on the Website.First party cookies are created by the website that you are visiting. A third-party cookie is frequently used in behavioral advertising and analytics and is created by a domain other than the website you are visiting. Third-party cookies, tags, pixels, beacons and other similar technologies (collectively, “Tags”) may be placed on the Website to monitor interaction with advertising content and to target and optimize advertising. Each internet browser has functionality so that you can block both first and third-party cookies and clear your browser’s cache. The “help” feature of the menu bar on most browsers will tell you how to stop accepting new cookies, how to receive notification of new cookies, how to disable existing cookies and how to clear your browser’s cache. For more information about cookies and how to disable them, you can consult the information at All About Cookies.Without cookies you may not be able to take full advantage of the Website content and features. Please note that rejecting cookies does not mean that you will no longer see ads when you visit our Site. In the event you opt-out, you will still see non-personalized advertisements on the Website.The Website collects the following data using a cookie when serving personalized ads:
Mediavine Partners (companies listed below with whom Mediavine shares data) may also use this data to link to other end user information the partner has independently collected to deliver targeted advertisements. Mediavine Partners may also separately collect data about end users from other sources, such as advertising IDs or pixels, and link that data to data collected from Mediavine publishers in order to provide interest-based advertising across your online experience, including devices, browsers and apps. This data includes usage data, cookie information, device information, information about interactions between users and advertisements and websites, geolocation data, traffic data, and information about a visitor’s referral source to a particular website. Mediavine Partners may also create unique IDs to create audience segments, which are used to provide targeted advertising.If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices to opt-in or opt-out of this data collection, please visit National Advertising Initiative opt out page. You may also visit Digital Advertising Alliance website and Network Advertising Initiative website to learn more information about interest-based advertising. You may download the AppChoices app at Digital Advertising Alliance’s AppChoices app to opt out in connection with mobile apps, or use the platform controls on your mobile device to opt out.For specific information about Mediavine Partners, the data each collects and their data collection and privacy policies, please visit Mediavine Partners.
Links to Third Party Sites
The Site may contain links to “other websites.” We encourage you to read the privacy statements of these other websites. We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third-party sites or services.
Law Enforcement, Legal Process, and Emergency Situations
Use of Non-Personally Identifiable Information
We may disclose or share individual, non-personally identifiable information and aggregate information in any manner other than that described herein that we deem appropriate or necessary. Among other things, we will disclose non-personally identifiable information to third parties to help us determine how people use parts of the Site and who our users are so we can improve our Site. We will also disclose non-personally identifiable information to our partners and other third parties about how our users collectively use the Site.
Cookies are files with a small amount of data which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your device. Tracking technologies also used are beacons, tags, and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyze our Service.
You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Service.
Examples of Cookies We Use
Session Cookies. A session cookie contains information that is stored in a temporary memory location and then subsequently deleted after the session is completed or the web browser is closed. This cookie stores information that the user has inputted and tracks the movements of the user within the website.
Security Cookies. Secure cookies are a type of HTTP cookie that have Secure attribute set, which limits the scope of the cookie to “secure” channels (where “secure” is defined by the user agent, typically web browser).
GDPR Compliance for European Territories
Please email admin[at]deterctorformetal[dot]com with the subject line “GDPR Request” for any questions about exercising any of the above rights.
Other Relevant Information
How Your Information Is Secured
We take reasonable security measures to protect your information, including the use of physical, technical and administrative controls. Please understand, however, that while we try our best to safeguard your personally identifiable information once we receive it, no transmission of data over the Internet or any other public network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. You need to help protect the privacy of your own information. You must take precautions to protect the security of any personally identifiable information that you may transmit over any home networks, wireless routers, wireless (WiFi) networks or similar devices by using encryption and other techniques to prevent unauthorized persons from intercepting or receiving any of your personally identifiable information. You are responsible for the security of your information when using unencrypted, open access or otherwise unsecured networks.
The time period for which we keep information varies according to the purpose for which it is used for. In some cases, there are legal requirements to keep data for a minimum period. Unless there is a specific legal requirement for us to keep the information, we will retain it for no longer than is necessary for the purposes for which the data was collected or for which it is to be further processed.
Contests, Games and Giveaways
The Site is not intended for children under 16 years of age. Detector For Metal does not knowingly collect personal information from children under 16 years of age. If you are under 16 years of age, do not provide personal information to Detector For Metal without providing us with consent from your parents. If we discover that a child under the age of 16 has provided us with personal information and we do not have parental consent, we will immediately delete that child’s information from the Site.