Disclosures

Last updated on May 31st, 2018

Ethical Code of Conduct

GuidetoDigital.com and its operator are committing to providing a high-quality user experience for site visitors, subscribers and followers. In addition to quality content, utmost importance is given to ensuring visitors and members benefit from honest accurate reviews and information. As such, please be aware of the following as you explore the site and participate:

  • All opinions are those of the site operator and are honest
  • Disclosure statements are provided on all landing pages dedicates to the sale of products through affiliate referral programs
  • Disclosure statements are provided on any promotional/advertorial posts where promotional consideration is provided
  • The operator sometimes accepts relevant product review samples in exchange for a fair, objective, honest review
  • Regardless of the receipt of promotional samples or advertising revenue, editor reviews and opinions are always honest and intended for proper consumption by site users

Privacy Disclosures

GuidetoDigital.com collects names, e-mail addresses and some other bits of profile data as part of its content distribution process and as part of giveaway promotions. Your information is only used for site communication purposes and is never shared with or sold to third parties. In addition, GuidetoDigital.com is an affiliate reseller of several programs and companies. The following disclosure statements apply to some of those programs.

Third-Party Ad Server Privacy Policy

GuidetoDigital.com is a network partner Google’s third-party ad servers. As such, please be aware that:

  • Third party vendors, including Google, use cookies to serve ads based on a user’s prior visits to my website or other websites.
  • Google’s use of advertising cookies enables it and its partners to serve ads to my users based on their visit to mysites and/or other sites on the Internet.
  • Users may opt out of personalized advertising by visiting Ads Settings. (Alternatively, you can opt out of a third-party vendor’s use of cookies for personalized advertising by visiting www.aboutads.info.)

If GuidetoDigital.com becomes a partner of other third-party vendors or ad networks,this disclosure page will be updated with similar information, including:

  • Notification to site visitors of the third-party vendors and ad networks serving ads on my site.
  • Links to the appropriate vendor and ad network websites.
  • Information on how users may visit those websites to opt out of the use of cookies for personalized advertising (if the vendor or ad network offers this capability). Alternatively, users may choose to opt out of some third-party vendors’ uses of cookies for personalized advertising by visiting www.aboutads.info.

Amazon.com Associates Program

“GuidetoDigital.com and its owner are participants in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.”

Social Sharing Disclosures

We use Google Analytics to track social shares made at our website. Google automatically collect and store certain information in their server logs which includes device event information such as crashes, system activity, hardware settings, browser type, browser language, the date and time of your request and referral URL, cookies that may uniquely identify your browser or your Google Account, in accordance with their data privacy policy: https://policies.google.com/privacy

We embed a Facebook widget to allow you to see number of likes/shares/recommends and “like/share/recommend” our webpages. This widget may collect your IP address, your web browser User Agent, store and retrieve cookies on your browser, embed additional tracking, and monitor your interaction with the widget, including correlating your Facebook account with whatever action you take within the widget (such as “liking/sharing/recommending” our webpage), if you are logged in to Facebook. For more information about how this data may be used, please see Facebook’s data privacy policy: https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/update

We use a Twitter Tweet widget at our website. As a result, our website makes requests to Twitter’s servers for you to be able to tweet our webpages using your Twitter account. These requests make your IP address visible to Twitter, who may use it in accordance with their data privacy policy: https://twitter.com/en/privacy#update

We use a GooglePlus widget at our website. As a result, our website makes requests to Google’s servers for you to be able to share our webpages using your GooglePlus account. These requests make your IP address visible to Google, who may use it in accordance with their data privacy policy: https://policies.google.com/privacy

We use a Linkedin Share widget at our website to allow you to share our webpages on Linkedin. These requests may track your IP address in accordance with their data privacy policy: https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy

We use Pinterest Save widget at our website to allow you to pin images to Pinterest from our webpages. These requests may track your IP address in accordance with their data privacy policy: https://policy.pinterest.com/en/privacy-policy

We use Buffer widget at our website to allow you to add our webpages to your Buffer account, which collects log data from your browser. This Log Data may include information such as your IP address, browser type or the domain at which you are interacting with the widget, in accordance with their privacy policy: https://buffer.com/privacy

We use Xing Share widget at our website to allow you to share our webpages on Xing and this let Xing collate data about you automatically by means of tracking, in accordance with their privacy policy: https://privacy.xing.com/en/privacy-policy

We use Reddit Badge widget at our website which may log information when you interact with the widget. This may include your IP address, user-agent string, browser type, operating system, referral URLs, device information (e.g., device IDs), pages visited, links clicked, user interactions (e.g., voting data), the requested URL and hardware settings, in accordance with their privacy policy: https://www.redditinc.com/policies/privacy-policy

We use StumbleUpon Badge widget at our website which may log information when you interact with the widget. Log Data is a form of Non-Identifying Information, in accordance with their privacy policy: http://www.stumbleupon.com/privacy

Giveaway Policies

Occasionally, GuidetoDigital.com will host promotional giveaways of movies and related products. Specific rules and methods for entry are posted on each individual giveaway listing. All giveaway items are provided by the site owner or facilitated by a third-party promoter. Because the site and its owner have no control over fulfillment responsibilities of third-party promoters, we cannot assume responsibility for a lack of follow through. Additionally, the following basic rules apply to all giveaway listings:

  • No purchase(s) necessary to win
  • Giveaways/Sweepstakes are for US residents only (unless stated otherwise)
  • Entrants must be 18 years of age or older to enter
  • Winners are chosen at random
  • Winners are notified by email and announced on blog shortly after the giveaway ends
  • Winners have 48 hours from notification delivery to claim prize or another winner will be chosen
  • GuidetoDigital.com and its operator are not responsible for lost or damaged items. Replacement items will not be provided
  • Odds of winning depend on number of entrants
  • I reserve the right to end, extend, or change a sweepstakes for any reason and without prior notice
  • Winners are responsible for determining and reporting on any tax liability associated with their prize(s)
  • Void where prohibited by law