This policy covers WatchCrunch LLC. (“WatchCrunch”).
In order to give you the best possible experience using WatchCrunch, we collect information from your interactions with our network. We use common internet technologies, such as cookies and web server logs. We collect this basic information from everybody, whether they have an account or not.
The information we collect about all visitors to our website includes:
We use this information to:
In order for you to create an account on WatchCrunch and use our Services, we need to collect and process certain information. Depending on your use of the Services, that may include:
The email address associated with your Google account, if you choose to sign up using your Google credentials. WatchCrunch will also request permission to access additional information (these permissions are governed by Google’s privacy policies and can be managed through your Google privacy settings). We never post anything to your Google account without your permission.
The email address associated with your Facebook account, if you choose to sign up using your Facebook credentials. WatchCrunch will also request permission to access additional information (these permissions are governed by Facebook’s privacy policies and can be managed through your Facebook privacy settings). We never post anything to your Facebook without your permission.
You also have the option to give us more information if you want to, and this may include “User Personal Information.”
We do not share, sell, rent, or trade User Personal Information with third parties for commercial purposes.
We do share certain aggregated, non-personally identifying information with others about how our users, collectively, use WatchCrunch. For example, we may share information pertaining to the popularity of different programming languages for advertising partners.
We do host first-party advertising on WatchCrunch. We do not run any code from advertisers and all ad images are hosted on managed WatchCrunch servers. For more details, see our section on Advertising Details.
We may use User Personal Information with your permission, so we can perform services you have authorized. For example, if you indicate you are looking for work, we may contact you with opportunities.
We may share User Personal Information with a limited number of third party vendors who process it on our behalf to provide or improve our service, and who have agreed to privacy restrictions similar to our own Privacy Statement. Our third party vendors are listed below.
We target advertisements based solely upon:
Details of the page where the advertisement is shown, including: The name and keywords associated with the page or article being viewed We allow advertisers to target ads to a list of keywords advertising. We may place ads in:
All registered members have the ability to disable advertisements — where reasonable — through their Settings page.
For instance, it’s not feasible to disable certain advertisements in the form of recognition posts, site-wide contests, dedicated sponsorship page, etc.
We may share your account information with third parties in some circumstances, including: (1) with your consent; (2) to a service provider or partner who meets our data protection standards; (3) for survey or research purposes, after aggregation, anonymization, or pseudonomization; (4) when we have a good faith belief it is required by law, such as pursuant to a subpoena or other legal process; (5) when we have a good faith belief that doing so will help prevent imminent harm to someone.
WatchCrunch uses third-party vendors and hosting partners for hardware, software, networking, storage, and related technology we need to run WatchCrunch. By using WatchCrunch Services, you authorize WatchCrunch to transfer, store, and use your information in the United States and any other country where we operate. All service providers and third-party vendors are required to meet our data protection standards.
WatchCrunch uses a variety of third-party services to diagnose errors and improve the performance of our site. We aim to minimize the amount of personal information shared, but the information may include your IP address or other identifying information. All service providers and third-party vendors are required to meet our data protection standards.
We use the “visitor action pixels” from Facebook Inc on our website.
This allows user behavior to be tracked after they have been redirected to our website by clicking on a Facebook ad. This enables us to measure the effectiveness of Facebook ads. The data collected in this way is anonymous to us, i.e. we do not see the personal data of individual users. However, this data is stored and processed by Facebook, which is why we are informing you, based on our knowledge of the situation. Facebook may link this information to your Facebook account and also use it for its own promotional purposes, in accordance with Facebook’s Data Usage Policy. You can object to the collection of your data by Facebook pixel, or to the use of your data for the purpose of displaying Facebook ads by contacting the following address: https://www.facebook.com/settings?tab=ads.
WatchCrunch uses a specific cookie in order to facilitate the use of Google Universal Analytics for users logged-in to the Applications or the Platforms (“Logged-In User). If you are a Logged-In User, WatchCrunch may use your WatchCrunch user ID in combination with Google Universal Analytics and Google Analytics to track and analyze the pages of the Services you visit. We do this only to better understand how you use the Website and the other Services, with a view to offering improvements for all WatchCrunch users; and to tailor our business and marketing activities accordingly, both generally and specifically to you. Google Analytics cookies do not provide WatchCrunch with any Personal Information.You can prevent Google Analytics from recognizing you on return visits to this site by disabling cookies on your browser.
We use encryption (HTTPS/TLS) to protect data transmitted to and from our site. However, no data transmission over the Internet is 100% secure, so we can’t guarantee security. You use the Service at your own risk, and you’re responsible for taking reasonable measures to secure your account.
Sometimes we’ll send you emails about your account, service changes or new policies. You can’t opt out of this type of “transactional” email (unless you delete your account).
When you interact with a transactional email sent from WatchCrunch (such as opening an email or clicking on a particular link in an email), we may receive information about that interaction.
Upon creating a WatchCrunch account, you will be opted into the WatchCrunch Newsletter and other non-administrative email. Your email address and user profile information may be stored by a third-party email provider such as MailChimp or Sendgrid. You can opt out of non-administrative emails such as digests, newsletters, and activity notifications through your account’s “Settings” page and at the link of the footer in any non-administrative email you receive from us.
When you interact with a non-administrative email sent from WatchCrunch (such as opening an email or clicking on a particular link in an email), we may receive information about that interaction.
You may request deletion of your personal information and account by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
To protect information from accidental or malicious destruction, we may maintain residual copies for a brief time period. But, if you delete your account, your information and content will be unrecoverable after that time.
If you would like to request a copy of your user data, please email email@example.com.
We welcome feedback about this policy at firstname.lastname@example.org