Privacy

(Updated October 31, 2019)

The privacy of visitors to this site is very important to us. This Privacy Policy gives you information on what types of personal information we collect when you use this site, and our practices with respect to the use and disclose of such information.  By visiting somethingtolaughat.com  (“STLA”), you agree to this Privacy Policy and to the Terms of Service (TOS).

We receive and may store any personal information you enter on our website or may give us in any other way. This information may include your name or email address, content you submit to the website, and other information.

We may automatically receive and store certain types of information whenever you interact with us. For example, STLA allows guest commenting. When you make a guest comment, we may publish the content of your comment and may collect your IP (internet protocol) address, the time and the date you made the comment. We do not use cookies to collect or store information about you

How We Use the Information We Collect

We may use the information that you provide for a variety of purposes, including to respond to your requests, to improve the overall quality of the STLA website, and to communicate with you, among other things.

When we disclose information about you:

We never disclose your personal information to third parties.

For information you give us, or information we automatically collect, certain records may be produced to law enforcement or private litigants in response to valid legal process. STLA reserves the right to cooperate with government and law enforcement officials and private parties to enforce and comply with the law. We reserve the right to disclose any information about you to government or law enforcement officials or private parties as we, in our sole discretion, believe necessary or appropriate to respond to claims and legal process (including but not limited to subpoenas), to protect the property and rights of STLA or a third party, to protect the safety of the public or any person, or to prevent or stop any activity we may consider to be, or to pose a risk of being, illegal, unethical, inappropriate or legally actionable.

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 the 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

STLA also reserves the right to, but is not obligated to, refuse to disclose confidential sources or unpublished information we collect as part of our journalistic and/or newsgathering and reporting under federal and/or state law.

With Whom We Share Your Information

We use third-party advertisements to support our site.  Some of these advertisers may use technology such as cookies and web beacons when they advertise on our site, which will send these advertisers (such as Google through the Google AdSense program) information including your IP address, your ISP, the browser you used to visit our site, and in some cases, whether you have Flash installed. You can choose to disable or selectively turn off our cookies or third-party cookies in your browser settings, or by managing preferences in programs such as Mcafee.  However, this can affect how you are able to interact with our site as well as other websites.  STLA has no control over these ad providers’ practices and you should review their privacy policies and steps for managing cookies.

We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit the STLA site. These companies may use aggregated information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visits to this and other Web sites 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 these companies, please see: http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp

GDPR Disclaimer: Our advertising demand partners, supported advertising mediation partners, data partners, and fraud and measurement partners have a legitimate interest to collect and profile personal data in the form of IP address and cookie ID from users on our website in order to provide targeted online advertising and ad measurement.