Collecting your Personal Information
If you wish to do so, you can remain anonymous for the entire duration of your visit on the Romania Experience website. However, we do require personal information from you in a few specific circumstances. We will ask you when we need information that personally identifies you (usually your name and e-mail address). Generally, this information is requested when posting comments on the website, when you are asked to register before entering a contest, if you subscribe to one of our properties or elect to participate in a survey.
When you 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. Visitor comments may checked through an automated spam detection service.
We also collect, for statistical and analytics purposes, data from your visit patterns on our website. Information such as pages you have visited, duration of your visit and more are collected during your visit and we use this data to measure the success of our articles, be able to provide you with content that you enjoy and provide our advertising partners with details regarding the reach of this website and number of visitors it receives, including the country or city of origin and some demographic details.
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
Use of your Personal Information
Romania Experience will use the Personal Information you submit to (1) make sure we credit your work correctly in case of user submitted content; and (2) to correctly send you prizes you might win in contests held on the Website. However, when you submit User Content, we will only share the name you allow us to share (which can also be a nickname or alias). We will never send you unwanted e-mails, messages or promotional features. We will never share, rent or sell your e-mail address to any other company or third party.
The Romania Experience staff will respond to e-mails sent directly to them via the contact form or other ways of contact. The sender’s e-mail address will never be shared and we will not use your e-mail address to send you any kind of unsolicited or promotional mail.
We also use a service to send you emails if you subscribe to receive such updates from our website. We only send emails to those who opt in to receive them and only to promote new articles published on our website.
How we protect information collected from you
We show great interest in confidentiality. Romania Experience is a spam free zone. Also, we will never share your Personal Information or e-mail address to third parties without your prior express consent. Any statistics that we might offer to our advertisement networks does not include any personal identifying information about any individual user. We do our best efforts to protect the security of your personal information.
Mediavine Programmatic Advertising (Ver 1.1)
The Website works with Mediavine to manage third-party interest-based advertising appearing on the Website. Mediavine serves content and advertisements when you visit the Website, which may use first and third-party cookies. A cookie is a small text file which is sent to your computer or mobile device (referred to in this policy as a “device”) by the web server so that a website can remember some information about your browsing activity on the Website.
First party cookies are created by the website that you are visiting. A third-party cookie is frequently used in behavioral advertising and analytics and is created by a domain other than the website you are visiting. Third-party cookies, tags, pixels, beacons and other similar technologies (collectively, “Tags”) may be placed on the Website to monitor interaction with advertising content and to target and optimize advertising. Each internet browser has functionality so that you can block both first and third-party cookies and clear your browser’s cache. The “help” feature of the menu bar on most browsers will tell you how to stop accepting new cookies, how to receive notification of new cookies, how to disable existing cookies and how to clear your browser’s cache. For more information about cookies and how to disable them, you can consult the information at All About Cookies.
Without cookies you may not be able to take full advantage of the Website content and features. Please note that rejecting cookies does not mean that you will no longer see ads when you visit our Site. In the event you opt-out, you will still see non-personalized advertisements on the Website.
The Website collects the following data using a cookie when serving personalized ads:
- IP Address
- Operating System type
- Operating System version
- Device Type
- Language of the website
- Web browser type
- Email (in hashed form)
Mediavine Partners (companies listed below with whom Mediavine shares data) may also use this data to link to other end user information the partner has independently collected to deliver targeted advertisements. Mediavine Partners may also separately collect data about end users from other sources, such as advertising IDs or pixels, and link that data to data collected from Mediavine publishers in order to provide interest-based advertising across your online experience, including devices, browsers and apps. This data includes usage data, cookie information, device information, information about interactions between users and advertisements and websites, geolocation data, traffic data, and information about a visitor’s referral source to a particular website. Mediavine Partners may also create unique IDs to create audience segments, which are used to provide targeted advertising.
If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices to opt-in or opt-out of this data collection, please visit National Advertising Initiative opt out page. You may also visit Digital Advertising Alliance website and Network Advertising Initiative website to learn more information about interest-based advertising. You may download the AppChoices app at Digital Advertising Alliance’s AppChoices app to opt out in connection with mobile apps, or use the platform controls on your mobile device to opt out.
For specific information about Mediavine Partners, the data each collects and their data collection and privacy policies, please visit Mediavine Partners.
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