This policy explains what information we collect when you use Gold Heat’s sites, services, mobile applications, products, and content. It also has information about how we store, use transfer, and delete that information. Our aim is not to comply with the privacy law. It is to earn your trust.

Information we collect and how we use it

Gold Heat does not make money from ads. Gold Heat does not collect data in order to advertise to you. The tracking we do at Gold Heat is to make our product work as well as possible.

In order to give you the best possible experience, Gold Heat collects information from your interactions with our website. Some of this information, you will actively tell us your email address (which we will use to track your account when using Gold Heat.com, what pages you access and your interactions with our product features. This information includes records of those interactions, your IP address, information about your device and browser type and referrals information.

Comments

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: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Gold Heat uses this information to:

Provide, test, improve, promote, and personalize Gold Heat services.

Fight spam and other forms of abuse.

Generate aggregate, non-identifying information about how people use Gold Heat.com.

Cookies

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.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

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.

How long we retain your data

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.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights 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.

How to contact us If you have any questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy or about our collection or use of information, please Contact Us. You may also reach us by telephone at 866-935-7782 weekdays from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Pacific Time.