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Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy was last updated July 29, 2018.

The purpose of this policy is to clearly disclose who we are and what steps we are taking to ensure your privacy.

Who are we?

We are “The Ant Blog – Ants In My House”, our website address is: https://antsinmyhouse.com, we use HTTPS security measures for your protection and our server is located in the United States. We are owned and managed by Mike Benny, who is just a regular guy who lives in Canada and blogs about ants.

Who are you?

You are the user.

What personal data do we collect and why?

We collect some personal information in our contact forms (see “Contact form”), however none of that information is stored on this site or offered to any third party.

We use a public comment sharing platform called “Disqus” so that you can comment freely on our content. Disqus uses cookies and does collect some personal data (see “Comments”).

This website is advertiser supported and our advertisers use cookies to track and support their ad campaigns (see “Google Ads”).

This website also uses Google Analytics to measure viewership, Google uses cookies to track user activity on our site (see “Google Analytics”).

We also use cookies to determine if you have been made aware of our use of cookies and made aware of our Privacy Policy.

Keep reading, because you can turn off the some cookies if you want to.

What’s a cookie?

An HTTP cookie (also called web cookie, Internet cookie, browser cookie, or simply cookie) is a small piece of data sent from a website and stored on the user’s computer by the user’s web browser. – wikipedia

Contact form

The contact information included in the contact form is not stored on this website. The submitted data is sent via email to the owner and is only used for communication between the user and the owner (if contact is requested by the user). The email sent to the owner includes only the information offered by the user.

Comments

Our comments are managed using the Disqus online public comment sharing platform [here].  Disqus does collect some personal data and does use cookies to manage it’s users. This information is clearly expressed in their Privacy Policy.

No data associated with comments is stored on our website.

Google Ads

Third party vendors, including Google, use cookies to serve ads based on a user’s prior activities

Google’s use of the DoubleClick cookie enables it and its partners to serve ads to our users based on their visits to our sites and/or other sites on the internet.

Users may opt out of the use of the DoubleClick cookie for interest-based advertising by visiting Ad Settings. (You can opt out of a third-party vendor’s use of cookies for interest-based advertising by visiting aboutads.info)

*NOTE: Users in the EEA will only be shown non-personalized ads. Although non-personalized ads don’t use cookies or mobile ad identifiers for ad targeting, they do still use cookies or mobile ad identifiers for frequency capping, aggregated ad reporting, and to combat fraud and abuse.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics to measure viewership.

Google Analytics uses cookies, which are text files placed on your computer. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. You can also opt-out from being tracked by Google Analytics by downloading and installing Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Addon for your current web browser: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.

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 exact 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.

Contact

For further information contact us using the Contact form on this website or email directly to mbennys@yahoo.com