At http://www.fraakz.com we are highly committed in offering highly valued useful content efficiently and effectively free of cost for catering the needs of our valued user’s.
We are pretty much aware of the concerns and apprehensions users have for the security of their private data and strive hard to take appropriate steps for addressing this issue. Unlike other similar sites fraakz.com collects minimum data that is required only to take the levels of quality and security up a notch.
We never sell, leak out or exploit the data collected from our website visitors/user’s.
Here is a precise description of the kind of data we collect, how it is collected and why it is collected.
The General User Information:-
In order to keep up with the latest trends and offering our user’s comfort and quality in usage it is very necessary to collect some general information regarding the user’s/visitor’s.
Keeping in consideration the latest security issues and threats that have bombarded over internet we have intentions to further enhance the security of our website. Just like other websites we do maintain Logs of visitors who have been to our website. These Logs are created to counter the attempts, including but not limited to, of unauthorized access to our website, unauthorized uploading of data to our website, track user’s who disturb other’s, spammers, malware injectors, password hijacking machines, automated software’s and other factors etc that may harm not only our site reputation but also impair user experience shared by other user’s.
Please note the information on Logs is equally collected for the user’s and we may block the access of offending IP Addresses to our website and in this scenario we may even use the information collected to take solid steps against the offending user’s.
Moreover we have installed website traffic analysis software’s that may collect certain data about the user’s. The data include elements such as, including but not limited to, user’s geographical location, operating system, web browser, time of visit, the number of pages visited, the names of pages visited, entrance pages of our site, exit pages of our site, referral link to our website and the links clicked etc.
The general user information is collected automatically when a user opens our website but please don’t worry as this information is neither shared, disclosed or sold to any third party nor we have any intentions for using the data in wrong purposes.
Personally Provided Information:-
Well if you use our contact form to communicate with us we may collect your name, email id and website address just for the purpose of shooting a reply message addressing your query. In this scenario we do not exploit your privacy and the data is never sold to third parties or used for wrong purposes. We may maintain a copy of your message for further reference or correspondence. The only implication is that we may include your email address into one of our mailing lists so that we may send you newsletters, promotions or other announcements but only upon your consent. You may unsubscribe to our email services any time and your data will be deleted from our email list.
You may subscribe to our RSS Feed that is served through the famous and largest Feedburner service. Feedburner works upon user email verification method so that the service is only activated upon user permission. We do not guarantee the security of private data at external websites like Feedburner, Facebook etc.
In the case of comments we have installed Disqus comments system. The user’s have to make their profile on Disqus otherwise they can comment via Facebook, Twitter ID, comment being a Guest or as an anonymous user. In certain cases the user is required to fill out forms including general information like Name, Email ID, Website Address, Occupation, Education, Schools/Colleges/Universities attended, Date of Birth etc. In such cases as the data is provided upon user consent so it is stored only until the user wishes it to be stored but it is never shared or sold to third parties and the user may delete the data manually or request deletion by contacting us through contact form whenever he wants.
If Guest Authors or Potential Employment candidates send us their details then they are not treated as regular visitors and we may store their data like curriculum vitae and projects in the case of guest authors for future correspondence but not share or sell it to any one.
In the perspective of comments the public disqus profile is accessible or we have access to names and email id’s of commentators on our blog but we seldom use them only to identify and block spammers or for correspondence with commentator like answering the question he asked on our blog. the comments are being moderated on a regular basis and we reserve the right to blacklist any spammer, approve only genuine and relevant comments, permanently block any commentator using abusive, offending, irrelevant, slang , racist words in his opinions.
Third-Party Ads or Apps:-
At fraakz.com we are using third party apps to enhance user experience. These Apps like Facebook Widget etc may collect general user information like user preferences etc through cookies, tracking code or other means. We do not take the responsibility for the security of information collected by third party apps and also recommend user’s to think at least four times before giving away their information to external apps.
The purpose of serving third party ads is to monetize the website. We use Google Adsense ads that may track your geographical location and content preferences to serve you suitable ads via a DART cookie stored on your computer however you may turn off this service by hitting the url below
You may turn off the cookies tracing your activity by choosing settings in your web browser, maintaining priorities in Anti Virus Software’s like Norton Antivirus etc to block and disable cookies. Deleting a cookie does not mean that you are opted out of tracking services so next time you open any website with cookies enabled you may find a new tracking cookie being installed within your machine. The only way to opt out of being tracked is to turn off cookies.
Disabling cookies may opt you out of ads being served when you visit a website and also some of the features in this website won’t work if you turn off your cookies.
Well we do allow Guest authors and link their articles to their websites or in certain posts we give away external links for enhancing user knowledge upon a topic. We can not guarantee the security of private user data on external websites so click at your own risk.
This policy may be revised, modified, rephrased, changed, removed or amended any time without any permission, reason, prior announcement, event or anything else.