Privacy Policy

Welcome to Your privacy is a top priority for us. This Privacy Policy explains the types of personal data we collect and how we use, disclose, and protect that information. It applies to your use of our website at

This Privacy Policy applies only to our online activities and is valid for visitors to our website about the information that they shared and/or collect on This policy does not apply to any information collected offline or via channels other than this website. 

If you need more information or have any questions about our Privacy Policy, please contact us.

Scope of Policy

This policy applies to the information we collect on this website.

It does not apply to information collected by any third party, including through any application or content that may link to or be accessible from our website.


By using our website, you are agreeing to the terms of this Privacy Policy and the collection, use, disclosure, and retention of your personal data for the purposes set out herein.

Withdrawal of Consent

We acknowledge and respect your rights to your personal data. At any time, you have the right to withdraw your consent to our collection or processing of your information. This can be accomplished by contacting us directly at our designated email address (insert email address). Upon receiving a withdrawal of consent request, we will promptly stop processing your data and, if requested, delete your personal data in accordance with applicable laws. Please be aware that withdrawal of consent does not affect the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal. Furthermore, there might be situations where we are legally obligated to retain your data, even after you withdraw consent. In such cases, we will explain why we need to continue processing your data. We are committed to maintaining the trust and confidence of our users, and we will always aim to respect your privacy rights.

Cookies and Web Beacons

We use ‘cookies’ and similar technologies to enhance your experience and gather data for various purposes, such as to understand how our website is used, improve our services, and provide personalized content.

Cookies store useful information on your device to help us improve the efficiency and relevance of our site for your needs. They enable functionalities like remembering your preferences, allowing automatic login, and preserving your open sessions.

We use anonymous cookies to prevent users from seeing the same popup repetitively in an attempt to make our users’ experience more pleasant while still delivering time-sensitive messaging. 

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    You may manage your cookies preferences or disable them in your browser settings. However, blocking some types of cookies may affect your experience on the site.

    If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address, and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

    Personal Data Collection

    We collect personal data that you voluntarily provide to us. This may include your name, email address, phone number, the amount lost in scams, your scam story, and any other details you choose to provide. This data is primarily collected when you:

    • Contact us directly
    • Leave comments on our blog posts or social media
    • Mail us your complaints or feedback

    We also collect information automatically when you use our website. This includes log files, IP address, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date and time stamp, referring/exit pages, and possibly the number of clicks.

    This data helps us understand and analyze trends and user behavior, administer the website, and gather demographic information.

    Information We Collect

    The personal information that you are asked to provide, and the reasons why you are asked to provide it, will be made clear to you at the point we ask you to provide your personal information.

    If you contact us directly, we may receive additional information about you such as your name, email address, phone number, the contents of the message and/or attachments you may send us, and any other information you may choose to provide.


    When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

    An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

    Embedded content from other websites

    Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

    These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

    Use of Your Personal Data

    We use your personal data to:

    • Provide, maintain, and improve our website
    • Personalize your experience and respond to your individual needs
    • Communicate with you about your interactions with us, changes to our policies, and details about our services
    • Analyze website usage and trends to better understand how our users use our website and improve our services
    • Protect the security and integrity of our website
    • For any other purpose disclosed by us when you provide the information

    Log Files follows a standard procedure of using log files. These files log visitors when they visit websites. All hosting companies do this and are a part of hosting services’ analytics. The information collected by log files includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date and time stamp, referring/exit pages, and possibly the number of clicks. These are not linked to any personally identifiable information. The information is for analyzing trends, administering the site, tracking users’ movement on the website, and gathering demographic information.

    Retention of Personal Data

    We retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements.

    If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

    What rights do you have over your data?

    If you have an account on this site or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

    Transfer of Data

    Your personal data may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of your state, province, country, or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ from those of your jurisdiction.

    We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy and no transfer of your personal data will take place to an organization or a country unless there are adequate controls in place including the security of your data and other personal information.

    Third-Party Services

    Our website may contain links to other sites that are not operated by us. If you click a third-party link, you will be directed to that third-party’s site. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of every site you visit.

    We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party sites or services.

    We sync data to a 3rd party service (Brevo) and data is retained there until unsubscribed or deleted.

    Google DoubleClick DART Cookie

    Google is one of the third-party vendors on our site. It also uses cookies, known as DART cookies, to serve ads to our site visitors based upon their visit to and other sites on the internet. However, visitors may choose to decline the use of DART cookies by visiting the Google ad and content network Privacy Policy at the following URL –

    Our Advertising Partners

    Some of the advertisers on our site may use cookies and web beacons. Our advertising partners are listed below. Each of our advertising partners has its own Privacy Policy for their policies on user data. For easier access, we hyperlinked to their Privacy Policies below.

    Advertising Partners Privacy Policies

    You may consult this list to find the Privacy Policy for each of the advertising partners of

    Third-party ad servers or ad networks uses technologies like cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons that are used in their respective advertisements and links that appear on, which are sent directly to users’ browser. They automatically receive your IP address when this occurs. These technologies are used to measure the effectiveness of their advertising campaigns and/or to personalize the advertising content that you see on websites that you visit.

    Note that has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.

    Third-Party Privacy Policies’s Privacy Policy does not apply to other advertisers or websites. Thus, we are advising you to consult the respective Privacy Policies of these third-party ad servers for more detailed information. It may include their practices and instructions about how to opt out of certain options.

    You can choose to disable cookies through your browser options. To know more detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers, it can be found on the browsers’ respective websites.

    Jetpack Subscriptions

    To set up and process subscriptions, we use the subscriber’s email address, as well as the ID of the post or comment (depending on the specific subscription being processed).

    In the event of a new subscription being initiated, we also collect some basic server data, including all of the subscribing user’s HTTP request headers, the IP address from which the subscribing user is viewing the page, and the URI which was given in order to access the page (REQUEST_URI and DOCUMENT_URI).

    This server data is used for the exclusive purpose of monitoring and preventing abuse and spam.

    Functionality cookies are set for a duration of 347 days to remember a visitor’s blog and post subscription choices if, in fact, they have an active subscription.

    CCPA Privacy Rights (Do Not Sell My Personal Information)

    Under the CCPA, among other rights, California consumers have the right to:

    Request that a business that collects a consumer’s data disclose the categories and specific pieces of personal data that a company has collected about consumers.

    Request that a business delete any personal data about the consumer that a company has collected.

    Request that a business that sells a consumer’s data, not sell the consumer’s data.

    If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us.

    Your Rights Under GDPR

    Under the General Data Protection Regulation, you have several rights concerning your personal data. These include the right to:

    • Access: You can request a copy of the personal data we hold about you.
    • Rectification: You can ask us to correct any inaccurate or incomplete personal data.
    • Erasure: You can ask us to delete or remove your personal data in certain circumstances.
    • Restrict Processing: You can ask us to stop processing your data in certain circumstances.
    • Data Portability: You can ask us to provide you or a third party with some of the personal data that we hold about you in a structured, commonly used, electronic form.
    • Object: You can object to our processing of your personal data in certain circumstances.

    We have one month to respond to you once we receive any of these requests. If you wish to exercise any of these rights, please contact us.

    GDPR Data Protection Rights

    We want to make sure you are fully aware of all of your data protection rights. Every user is entitled to the following:

    The right to access – You have the right to request copies of your data. We may charge you a small fee for this service.

    The right to rectification – You have the right to request that we correct any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request that we complete the information you believe is incomplete.

    The right to erasure – You have the right to request that we erase your data, under certain conditions.

    The right to restrict processing – You have the right to request that we restrict the processing of your data, under certain conditions.

    The right to object to processing – You have the right to object to our processing of your data, under certain conditions.

    The right to data portability – You have the right to request that we transfer the data that we have collected to another organization, or directly to you, under certain conditions.

    If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us.

    Children’s Information

    Another part of our priority is adding protection for children while using the internet. We encourage parents and guardians to observe, participate in, and/or monitor and guide their online activity.

    We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13.

    If we become aware that a child under 13 has provided us with personal information, we will take steps to remove such information from our records.

    Changes to This Privacy Policy

    We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page.

    You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.

    Contact Us

    If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us.

    Last updated: July 5, 2023

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