Privacy Policy Articles

Facebook changed their privacy policy to be more readable

Facebook is ClutteredFacebook has released a new privacy policy meant to be easily understood by the average user. It cuts it down by nearly 75%, and creates an interactive presentation that shows each reader exactly what is done with their data, and how it is collected in the first place.

One of the more common complaints to Facebook in relation to privacy is that their policies are difficult to understand unless you have technical knowledge related to privacy laws. Institutes dedicated to online privacy have especially been critical of this fact, and have been calling for years for changes that are aimed at users, and not lawyers.

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Is Google’s new Privacy Policy Justifying Expansion ?

Google Eyes LogoLately, you might have seen ads for things similar to your recent searches cropping up around the search results area. These ads can turn a person paranoid, quickly. Who has been taking note of my searches and why are they using it to target me again?

All the Google products you use can and will be used against you by the Google court of marketing. They will take it and shape ads targeted at trends they find in your personal data and personal correspondence. So if you write home to grandma that you like the new BMW that just came out, do not be shocked to see an ad for that same BMW popup beside your next Google searches. Google will be reading your letters to grandma. The really terrible part of it is that you cannot opt out.

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Privacy Policy

  • 16/04/2010 at 20:39 by It's a Gadget Staff

Your Privacy
Your privacy is important to us. To better protect your privacy we provide this notice explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used. To make this notice easy to find, we make it available on our homepage and at every point where personally identifiable information may be requested.


Google Adsense and the DoubleClick DART Cookie
Google, as a third party advertisement vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on this site. The use of DART cookies by Google enables them to serve adverts to visitors that are based on their visits to this website as well as other sites on the Internet.

To opt out of the DART cookies you may visit the Google ad and content network privacy policy at the following url Tracking of users through the DART cookie mechanisms are subject to Google’s own privacy policies.

Other Third Party ad servers or ad networks may also use cookies to track users activities on this website to measure advertisement effectiveness and other reasons that will be provided in their own privacy policies, It’s a Gadget has no access or control over these cookies that may be used by third party advertisers.


Collection of Personal Information
When visiting It’s a Gadget, the IP address used to access the site will be logged along with the dates and times of access. This information is purely used to analyze trends, administer the site, track users movement and gather broad demographic information for internal use. Most importantly, any recorded IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.

You may choose to add your email address to our contact list via the forms on our websites. We agree that we will never share your email with any third party. We don’t currently send advertising via email, but in the future our email may contain advertisements and we may send dedicated email messages from our advertisers without revealing your email addresses to them. If you have any problem removing your email address please contact us via our contact form.


Links to third party Websites
We have included links on this site for your use and reference. We are not responsible for the privacy policies on these websites. You should be aware that the privacy policies of these sites may differ from our own.


Changes to this Privacy Statement
The contents of this statement may be altered at any time, at our discretion.

If you have any questions regarding the privacy policy of It’s a Gadget then you may contact us at contact at

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