Gowland Media, its products and associated websites strongly defends the privacy of all its users. We want everybody to feel safe using our site. This policy will clarify the use of any identifiable information that we gather.

Use of Disclosed data

Gowland Media will never share any personal information with third parties. Information that you have not personally disclosed but has been obtained through server logs (such as IP address, browser, operating system, screen resolution etc) will not be shared with users or other staff members. Gowland Media will never use this information with malicious intent such as hacking, spamming or spying.

Contact Information

If you provide us with your email address (through our contact form or discussion features), we will not send you spam or promotional material. Period.

Cookies

Like many web sites, Gowland Media uses cookies to enhance your user experience (to remember your personal settings, for instance). Advertisements may display on this web site and, if so, may set and access cookies on your computer; such cookies are subject to the privacy policy of the parties providing the advertisement.

Advertising

We use third-party advertising powered by Google to serve ads when you visit websites on our network. Google may use information (not including your name, address, email address, or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by Google, click here.

Our primary advertising is provided by Google Adsense who utilize the doubleclick DART cookie to serve ads.

  • Google, as a third party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on your site.
  • Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to your users based on their visit to your sites and 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.

Analytics

Gowland Media primarily utilizes the WordPress.com Stats web service to monitor usage patterns and statistics of this website. As a result when you browse this website, some identifiable information will be shared with Automattic Inc. in order to aggregate statistics. We encourage you to read the Automattic privacy policy to familiarize yourself with how Automattic can use this information.

Server-side analytics containing non-identifiable information, such as IP address, country, browser, operating system and the resources you accessed while browsing our website are collected by Gowland Media. This information is not  accessible or distributed to the public, but rather is used to monitor usage patterns and look for errors, security exploits and activity of our server(s).

CloudFlare Inc provides Gowland Media with usage statistics and analytics to assist in locating website bottlenecks and security issues. CloudFlare may monitor your browsing behaviour to protect its users from dangerous web traffic.