Privacy Policy

Information

Investomania collects information from you in the form of traffic data when you use this website. While on our site, we automatically log certain information about how you are using it. This information may include the pages you visit.

We may record in our server logs that a specific user ID has visited a specific page. Only anonymous information is collected. It cannot, by itself or in combination, be tracked to a specific individual. We use this data, for example, to count page views.

We also collect information you give to us when completing the ‘Contact Us’ section.

What We Do With Your Information

We will disclose your information when required to do so by law but will not sell, rent or trade personal information.

Only authorised personnel have access to your information. We will keep your information secure by taking suitable physical, electronic and organisational measures against unauthorised access or disclosure, and against its accidental loss, destruction or damage.

Cookies

A cookie is a small file which is placed on your computer’s hard drive.  It helps to analyse web traffic and lets you know when you visit a particular site.  Cookies allow web applications to tailor their operations to your requirements by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use cookies to enhance the functionality of the website by storing your preferences/settings, as well as using cookies to help us to improve the performance of our website and to provide you with a better overall user experience.

Without cookies you may not be able to take advantage of some of the features on Investomania. Most browsers are automatically set to accept cookies and you should be able to restrict or disable them if you wish by adjusting the settings on your own browser.

Cookie usage

We use cookies in a number of ways. They all have the aim of optimising our website and improving the user experience. Cookies help us to do things such as estimate our audience size.

We use cookies that are necessary. They are cookies that enable the website to function.

We also use cookies for performance. They collect information on how visitors use our site – including the different pages visited as well as the sources of our traffic.

For example, we use Google Analytics to collect information about visitor numbers on our website. Google Analytics stores information about the pages you visit, how long you are on the site, how you got here and the pages you click on, for example. This Analytics data is collected via a JavaScript tag in the pages of our site and is not tied to personally identifiable information. We do not collect or store personal information via Google Analytics.

Cookies are also used for functionality. They help us remember your preferences in order to provide you with a more personalised experience

Our site also includes third-party advertisements. They include contextual advertisements which use cookies to protect against fraud and for frequency capping, for example. They may also include personalised advertisements which use cookies to show more relevant ads to our users.

Please note that the appearance of an advert on our site does not mean that we endorse the advertiser’s goods or services. We are not responsible for the accuracy of any advertising material or the usefulness of an advertised product or service.

Examples of cookies used on our site:

Cookie namePurpose
_gatUsed to throttle request rate
_gaUsed to determine users on the site

We also have third-party cookies on our pages. They include companies that help us better understand how to optimise the site for you and power the features on the site. They may also include companies that require cookies for their social media features to work, as well as providers that use cookies to serve more relevant ads for our users.

Examples of third-party cookies and providers used on our site:

Cookie namePurpose
TwitterUsed to ensure Tweet buttons work effectively
_advanced_ads_browser_widthUsed to determine the width of a user’s browser window in order to display ads
ProviderURL
Bannerflowhttps://www.bannerflow.com/privacy
Criteohttps://www.criteo.com/privacy

Further information

You can change your browser settings to not accept cookies. For further information about cookies, including the removal of any or all of your cookies, visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org.

If you would like to remove the Google Analytics and Adsense cookies, please go to http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout and https://policies.google.com/technologies/ads respectively. Note that this may affect your Google cookies on all sites.

Requesting information

If you have any questions about our privacy statement or wish to request details of the information we hold about you, please contact us using the details on the ‘Contact Us’ page of the website. You have a legal right to see a copy of the information we hold about you.

Last updated: July 2021