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You can decide to share Personal Data with ITmaniac, when subscribing to our newsletter or when registering for ITmaniac’ Premium Services. The Personal Data we may collect as a result of such subscription will be processed only by ITmaniac for the sole purpose of ensuring you are delivered with the appropriate services. None of these data will be shared with third parties.
Because data protection and security matters, the ITmaniac website is hosted in the European Union in order to guarantee an appropriate level of protection to all data that are collected and processed.
This Privacy Notice was published on 3 July 2014 and may be amended from time to time. We invite you to consult this page regularly.
ITmaniac takes users’ privacy very seriously and is committed to comply with the EU Directive on privacy in the electronic communications. For this purpose we have developed the following notice which intends to give you all the keys to manage the cookies we collect while you visit our website.
What is a cookie?
Cookies are small files which are downloaded on to a device when the user accesses to certain websites. Cookies allow a website to recognize users, to understand the users’ navigation on different websites.
In practice, the website you visit sends information to the browser which then creates a text file. Every time the user goes back to the same website, the browser retrieves and sends this file to the website’s server.
ITmaniac intends to ensure that you enjoy your experience on our website. For this reason, when visiting our ITmaniac website, cookies are installed on the computer.
When surfing on ITmaniac website(s), data logs of your surfing activity may be collected with the purpose of understanding aggregate usage of features and pages. For this very purpose we use Google Analytics and Eloqua. Google Analytics enables ITmaniac to view how you interact with website content. Please note that in order to avoid the collection of your Personal Data by Google, we have set up the tool in a manner which prevents the collection of IP addresses. Neither ITmaniac nor Google are able to identify you and your online activity. ITmaniac also uses 3rd party persistent cookies from Eloqua to collect surfing activity seamlessly without effecting the visitors’ experience.
How long does ITmaniac keep the cookies?
Cookies remain on your computer for no longer than 24 months and you can decide to delete all cookies anytime when going into your browser settings.
If you don’t agree with the use of such cookies, you can set up your browser to limit or exclude their use. Your browser may provide you with information and control over cookies. You can set your browser to alert you when a cookie is being used, and accept or reject the cookie. You can also set your browser to refuse all cookies or accept only cookies returned to the originating servers. You can generally disable the cookie feature on your browser without affecting their ability to use the ITmaniac website(s).
To make sure you find out your way on how to change the settings, here are a few links that may be useful to configure appropriately the different browser you may be using.
Cookie settings in Internet Explorer
Cookie settings in Firefox
Cookie settings in Chrome
Cookie settings in Safari
Purpose of the cookies
Please note that these settings are only valid for the pages created and owned by ITmaniac. When we embody link to external websites and that you click on these links you leave our website and therefore the settings and policy applying to our website no longer applies. You should consider the new website cookies policy and settings.