Privacy Policy

Spending Cents with URLs spendingcents.com and myspendingcents.com is a review driven website. As such we may refer you to other website and blogs. If you follow links to other websites from ours, please refer to that websites Privacy Policy for information.

Spending Cents www.spendingcents.com and myspendingcents.com together and separately collect information in the following ways.

1) Registration: If you register for comments on our site, your name, email and geolocation is collected. It is not used for marketing purposes, nor disclosed to 3rd parties. It is used solely for your login purposes.
2) Contact Forms: Your name and email address: If you contact us with information or concerns we will respond to you. This information is not used for marketing nor disclosed to 3rd parties.

Information We Collect Automatically

If you visit our website to browse, read, or download information:

Your web browser automatically sends us (and we may retain) information such as the:
Internet domain through which you access the Internet (e.g., yourServiceProvider.com if you use a commercial Internet service provider, or yourSchool.edu if you use an Internet account from your school);
Internet Protocol address of the computer you are using;
type of browser software and operating system you are using;
date and time you access our site; and
the Internet address of the site from which you linked directly to our site.
We will use this information as aggregate data to help us maintain this site, e.g., to determine the number of visitors to different sections of our site, to ensure the site is working properly, and to help us make our site more accessible and useful.
We will not use this information to identify individuals
We will not obtain personally-identifying information about you when you visit our site.

Cookies

We may use cookies in order to customize this site for return visitors. These cookies are not required for site functionality. Additionally, third-party widgets such as YouTube may install cookies depending on their configuration. You are not required to accept any cookies to use this site.
Google Analytics

We use a tool called “Google Analytics” to collect information about use of this site. Google Analytics collects information such as how often users visit this site, what pages they visit when they do so, and what other sites they used prior to coming to this site. We use the information we get from Google Analytics only to improve this site. Google Analytics collects only the IP address assigned to you on the date you visit this site, rather than your name or other identifying information. We do not combine the information collected through the use of Google Analytics with personally identifiable information. Although Google Analytics plants a permanent cookie on your web browser to identify you as a unique user the next time you visit this site, the cookie cannot be used by anyone but Google. Google’s ability to use and share information collected by Google Analytics about your visits to this site is restricted by the Google Analytics Terms of Use and the Google Privacy Policy . You can prevent Google Analytics from recognizing you on return visits to this site by disabling cookies on your browser.

Instructions on Disabling Cookies:
hanging Cookies Settings in Popular Desktop Browsers
Firefox Version 3.5 or Later

In the "Tools" menu, select "Options"
Under the "Firefox will:" dropdown, select "Use custom settings for history"
Uncheck the "Accept Cookies from Sites" box to block all cookies Or
Click the "Exceptions" button to enter specific websites that you wish to allow/disallow to set cookies

Internet Explorer version 6 or later

In the "Tools" menu, select "Internet Options"
Click the "Privacy" tab
Move the "Settings" slider up or down to adjust your cookie acceptance settings (moving the slider all the way to the top will block all cookies) Or
Click the "Sites" button to enter specific websites that you wish to allow/disallow to set cookies

Safari version 4 or later

Click the geared wheel icon in the top right of your browser window.
Select "Preferences"
Select the "Security" tab
Under "Accept Cookies:", click the "Never" option to block all cookies

Chrome version 4 or later

Click the wrench icon in the top right of your browser window
Select "Options"
Click the "Under the Hood" tab
Click the "Content Settings" button
Click the option to "Block sites from setting any data" to block all cookies Or
Click the "Exceptions" button to enter specific websites that you wish to allow/disallow to set cookies

Disabling cookies in popular mobile browsers
Mobile Safari

From your home screen on your iPhone or iPad, click "Settings"
Click on "Safari"
Click on "Accept Cookies"
Select "Never" to block all cookies

Opera Mini on a Blackberry device

From within the Opera Mini browser, press the menu key.
Scroll down to access the drop down menu of options
Select "Settings"
Select "Privacy"
Change the "Accept cookies" option to "Off" to block all cookies

Android Browser

From within the Android browser, hit the menu key.
Select "More"
Select "Settings"
Uncheck the "Accept Cookies" option to block all cookies

Disabling Google Demographic and Interest Reports

Many sites also use Google Demographic and Interest reports to gather anonymous summary demographic information about website visitors such as gender, age range, and areas of interest for adults over the age of 18. You can prevent your data from being collected and used by Google Analytics by installing the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on.

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