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Privacy Policy

Effective from Sunday 4th October 2020

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Understanding

This Privacy Policy describes how Tanizzle uses the personal data we collect from you when using our Site, and our intentions with your personal data. By using the Site you agree to the collection, use, and processing of information in accordance with this Policy. This Policy is subjected to, and inherits the Global Definitions of Words ("Glodefs") of our Terms of Service.

Quick Note
Concerning You

To learn more about the legaly binding Terms that affect you whilst using Tanizzle, please view our Terms of Service. If you reside outside of the European Economic Area, your acceptance of this Policy constitutes your consent to the processing of activities described here under the laws of your jurisdiction.

Like with the majority of legal policies online some information can be hard to understand, so we've included useful links within paragraphs for a better understanding if you choose to visit these pages. All redirection links whether internal or external are coloured Orange, and links that open in new windows can be differentiated by the external icon .

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The Tanizzle Control Centre - (TCC) is a handy tool that allows you to easily enable, and disable features related to cookies and similar technologies, social media features, and more. TCC is very useful before entering your personal data into forms, and some pages e.g login have specific panels dedicated to that section only. Learn more about Tanizzle Control .

Data collected
What data do we collect?

We collect your personal information including your first and last names, sexual identity - gender, date of birth, email address, and country. We also collect your username, password, Internet Protocol Address - commonly known as an IP, it's an alphanumerical label assigned to each device connected to a computer network that uses the Internet Protocol for communication; your device information including the make, and model, operating system type and version; browser type - commonly known as an User Agent , and cookies.

Collecting Data
How do we collect your data?

Most of the info collected by us is directly provided by you on a voluntary basis. We collect, and process info when you create an optional account, or by completing any form on the Site. In some cases we may use survey forms, or questionaires by third-parties that are clearly labelled by branding, and have informative text in close proximity entailing privacy information. We use cookies to analyse traffic, and to establish your frequent visits whenever you use Tanizzle with consent, meaning you have to approve our use of cookies for performance, measurement, and general analytical purposes.

How about your data from third-parties? We use Facebook to allow you to create accounts, write comments, and engage with social media communities. In the event you wish to engage with any features provided by Facebook you accept the Facebook Privacy Policy considering an account's required to interact with their services, widgets, or general technologies. When you create an account with us using Facebook we request your basic public profile , this is the information publicly available to everyone regardless of whether they have an account, or not.

Any additional information we receive from you will be voluntarily given for optional features e.g social media third-party widgets that are disabled by default, and can only enabled via Tanizzle Control you if you wish to engage with their services, features, and content.

Why do we want this data?

Your first name, date of birth, and email are required in order to create an account with us for communications, and account integrity purposes. Your date of birth's important for us to limit content that may be inappropriate, or deemed not safe for minors, or to adhere to your local law jurisdictions like in the United States of America with COPPA where children under 13 are not allowed accounts - Tanizzle doesn't knowningly collect data from minors under the age of 13 even with consent from parents, or guardians. Personal data such as sex, and location are not mandatory however, help us recommend you personalised content whilst visiting the Site. Our forms always offer the "prefer not to say", or "other" alternatives for optional preferences only.

We don't sell, or share your Info with any third-party that could directly identify you however, we will supply third-parties with aggregated results of our users e.g the statistics of visitors by country, sex, timezone etc. to better understand our traffic, and audience. This doesn't mean that we engage with these entities directly to share your information, as we use analytics technology to achieve this by inserting their code on all public pages to better our operations, and business.

Using Your Data
How do we use your data?

We process your data in order to contact you about important information concerning your account, send you newsletters, special offers, and recommedations for Services you might like. Messages known as Subscriber Bulletins are compulsory, and can't be declined unless otherwise stated. Learn more about our Terms for User Communications.

All types of subscriptions, and recommendation based contacts are all optional, and can be managed via your Account Settings when logged in. We do not process your information on an individual basis unless it concerns security, you have directly engaged with us via our contact form; you have requested for the information we have on you, and when we have been required to do so by law.

We also use your data for identifying improvements, and maintaining our Services. As security, and user safety is important to us your IP address, user agent, and cookies will be used to combat fraudulent, and abusive behaviour on our Site. If you agree we will share your info with third-parties to offer their services, and products.

Storing Your Data
How do we store your data?

Tanizzle securely stores your data using CrazyDomains servers in the United Kingdom, and all data's transmitted using the industry standard Transport Layer Socket cryptographic protocol, designed to provide encrypted communications over computer networks. By using our Services you understand that your personal data may be transferred outside of your local jurisdication, and accept that our hosting provider's servers may not reside in your country, region, or continent ("place of stay").

Tanizzle will keep your personal data such as names, date of birth, location, and sexual identity until your account has been permanently deleted. In the event that your account has been inactive - you haven't signed in - for 6 months from your last engagement, we intend to send you a Tanizzle User Account Inactivity Notification via email.

Your Rights
Your data protection rights

Tanizzle endeavours to ensure that you have control of, and are fully aware of all of your data protection rights. If you make a request for your information, we have one month to respond to you if you reside within the European Economic Area under General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). These rights also protect users who fall under the California Consumer Protection Act (CCPA). If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us using our contact form if available - during maintainence our form may be unavailable, and will remain disabled at our sole discretion unless stated otherwise. The following explain your rights:

GDPR & CCPA
International Requirements

Under the General Data Protection Regulation we require consent to collect and use personal data. Under the EU regulation consent must be freely given, specific, informed and unambiguous indication of the data subject's request. Personal data means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person - considered the ('data subject') - an identifiable natural person's one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person.

CCPA is a USA law passed by the State of California that requires publishers to provide an "opt-out" solution for users who don't want they data sold. CCPA defines personal information as information that identifies, relates to, describes, is reasonably capable of being associated with, or could reasonably be linked, directly or indirectly, with a particular consumer or household such as a Internet Protocol address, real name, alias, postal address, unique personal identifier, online identifier, email address, account name, social security number, driver’s license number, passport number, or other similar identifiers.

We use advertisements, and plugins from third-party vendors who potentially use personal information as defined by CCPA, and GDPR to service, and target consumers using data found on our site when an advertisement's shown.

GDPR & CCPA Opt-Out
How To Opt-Out?

Users can simply opt-out of personalised advertising using our convenient Tanizzle Control Centre . The TCC enables users to easily reset their options for advertising as well as plugins - commonly known as widgets. If widgets are affected you will not be able to view YouTube videos, comment on pages, view Instagram posts or Tweets, and further enhancements. For clarity opting out doesn't mean that you will not see ads entirely however, you will not be targeted with personalised ads.

Technologies Used
What do we use?

HTTP COOKIES also known as a web beacon, browser cookie, digital crumb, or simply a cookie is a small text file stored on your device whilst browsing. We use "first-party" cookies that are set by us, and "third-party" cookies that are set by alternative sources. Tanizzle uses additional services that use cookies for both non-personalised, and personalised advertising, analytics, performance, and social media features. Although the idea of having HTTP cookies on devices seems daunting to some, Tanizzle doesn't use "first-party" cookies often, but we do set one named TACT_IX. TACT_IX helps us understand the browsing behaviour of our loyal base, and can be disabled. For clarity TACT_IX isn't used for advertising, and is recommended for security purposes if you have an account with us.

HTML 5 Local Storage allows data to be saved your browser, and is more secure than the HTTP cookie. There are two storage types available to us like session storage that stores data until the user closes the browser, or long term where data's retained even after exiting the browser software. Session storage in layman terms is temporary, and is ideal for short visits. Local storage's permanent until removed, and is ideal for long term users - very useful for our account autologin feature.

Pixels also known as web beacons are small images that collect information about your visit, and can set cookies. The Pixel helps Tanizzle understand how you interact with our Services, devise new content and features; analyse marketing strategies, and importantly better security. The Tanizzle Pixel beacon's mostly implemented in email marketing, and general communications to detect the reach, and engagement of our interests.

Software Development Kit also known as an SDK are code blocks, or plugins provided by our third-party partners. SDKs help us better your experience by allowing you to easily share content, write comments, like and save content; create accounts, login Tanizzle, watch videos, and more. SDKs also monitor the user's browsing behavioural activity, and set cookies. Tanizzle doesn't take responsibility for their actions however, we trust the use of these implementations.

Cookies
How do we use them?

Functional cookies are imperative in helping us remember your settings and preferences, help identify and prevent security risks. In some instances, the Site will not work properly if they were deleted - logged in users rely on them to stay active.

Performance cookies help us understand how you interact with our Services, and may personalise content for you. These cookies may be a combination of the standard HTTP Cookie, or HTML 5 Storage options as outlined above.

Advertising and Social Media cookies make advertising more personalised for you, and allow convenient methods for sharing content with peers on platforms such as Facebook, WhatsApp, Twitter and more. You may notice that YouTube videos by default are not shown until consent's given via the Tanizzle Control panel - take a glimpse of Tanizzle Control on this page .

Your Choices
What can you do?

You have various options to control how we, and our partners use cookies for advertising, performance, social media, and analytics. Most browsers accept cookies by default, and within their settings are options to remove them. We strongly encourage you to enable, or disable preferences within Tanizzle Control.

When in the default state you will not be able to watch YouTube videos, engage with any Facebook widget, view Instagram or Twitter posts, and search the Site as we adopt the Google search bar - in the navigation bar if present, click the icon to see if it's enabled for a quick test.

To prevent your data from being used by Google Analytics, you can install Google’s opt-out browser add-on, or access your Google Ads settings to control what data Google uses to show ads to you. For more information on advertising partners, and advertising options learn more about your ad choices .

Here are some useful links for managing cookies within your browser. All links below are external, and open in a new window.

Managing Ad Cookies
How can you manage ad cookies?

You can manage, and better understand the use of cookies for performance, advertising, as well as disabling the sharing of your data with our partners by visiting the links below. All links below are external, and open in a new window.

Furthermore
As It stands

We keep the Policy under regular review, and place any updates on the Site. All Tanizzle account users will receive an email notifying them of new changes. Please note that we may change our Policy from time to time at our sole discretion, and we reserve the right to do so without your consent. Any revisions made to our Policy will be applicable at the time of posting on the Site. It is your responsibility to review our Policy, including our Terms of Service regularly as you will be deemed to have accepted a variation if you continue to use the Site after it has been updated.

If you have any questions pertinent to your privacy, cookies, or similar technologies please feel free to contact our Data Protection Officer via our contact form.

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We (Tanizzle), and our partners use cookie technologies that personalise content and ads, enable social media features and plugins, and measure analytics for our traffic. We use your data to understand your interests, and enhance your experience. By clicking "I accept", or continuing to navigate Tanizzle, you consent to the use of this technology across the web. You can edit your preferences here anytime. Learn more by reading our Terms of Service, and Privacy Policy.

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After expanding a tab and deciding to toggle on, or off any first or third-party company preference, engage the save & continue button to implement changes after scrolling below. When the Control Centre's in bypass mode you will not be interrupted by consent dialogs, as these pages commonly entail legal doctrine, or are security pages. Learn more about the Tanizzle Control Centre in our Privacy Policy.

tanizzle preferences

Tanizzle uses storage technologies like the HTTP Cookie, and HTML5 Storage to enable core functionality. The website may not function properly without them, and can only be disabled by changing your browser preferences. Some storage options deemed necessary are mandatory for the purpose of security, and to remember your preferences whilst visting the Site. View the full list of our necessary cookies.

Personalisation, and enhancement cookies are convenient features that remember your preferences permanently, or temporarily. These cookies don't personalise ads, or share information with any third-party company, and can identify you with permission. For the best user experience, these cookies should remain active.

Analytical cookies help improve us by collecting, and reporting information on Site usage. Our cookies aren't shared with third-party companies, and don't identify users without their permission. These cookies enable us to determine whether your a new, or returning user. The cookie name may change in the future, however it's currently known as "TACT_IX".

social media plugins aka widgets

We use third-party social media plugins also known as widgets to allow you to conveniently share the content you love, watch videos, create or login into accounts, and search the site. These plugins place cookies, or similar storage technologies on your device for the purpose of account security, combat fraud and abuse, analytics and other means that Tanizzle has no control over.

Google search is a custom tool provided by Google that allows developers to take advantage of it's powerful search capabilities, and revenue benefits by serving both non personalised, and personalised ads within search results. Google will always prioritise, and display Tanizzle related search results if found. Google uses cookies, and monitors all searches. Learn more about the cookies used by Google.

YouTube is a video broadcasting, and sharing service owned by Google. Tanizzle embeds YouTube videos, and uses their API tools. In order to view YouTube videos, you must enable this preference with the understanding that cookies will be set by a third-party. Learn more about the cookies used by Google.

Facebook SDK gives you the ability to share content, write and view comments; like and save content, watch videos, and chat with us using Facebook Messenger. Facebook uses cookies when the SDK's enabled. Learn more about Facebook Privacy and Cookies.

Instagram SDK for widgets gives you the ability to view, and share Instagram posts, moments, videos and more. Instagram's a Facebook owned company, and uses cookies when the SDK's enabled. Learn more about Instagram Cookies.

Twitter SDK gives you the ability to share content quickly, like, and retweet, as well as interact with other Twitter widgets. Twitter uses cookies when the SDK's enabled. Learn more about Twitter Cookies.

advertising platforms

Advertising helps Tanizzle remain free, and funds new Services. Disabling ads doesn't mean that you will not see any from our third-party partners however, you won't experience personalised ads. Our advertising partners automatically receive your IP address, and process your data when ads are present, and use cookies to allow for frequency capping, aggregated ad reporting, and to combat fraud, and abuse. Other technologies other than cookies may be used such as JavaScript, or Web Beacons to measure the effectiveness of their advertisements, personalise the content, and validate the serving of ads. Learn more about your ad choices.

ExoClick (Personalised Ads)
InfoLinks (Personalised Ads)
Avantis Video (Personalised Ads)
Propeller Ads (Personalised Ads)
Media.Net (Personalised Ads)
Google AdManager (Personalised Ads)
eBay Partners (Personalised Ads)
Amazon Associates (Personalised Ads)
Performance analytics

Performance, and analytical cookies help us to improve our Site by collecting, and reporting information on it's usage. These cookies, web beacons, or alternative technologies will monitor, and collect your browsing behavioral data. The information gathered will enable us to devise new Services, and better user experience. View our technology partners in our Privacy Policy.

Ezoic is an award-winning end-to-end platform for digital publishers and website owners that helps them improve revenue, traffic, SEO, website speed, infrastructure, regulatory compliance, and more.

Google Tag Manager is a tag management system created by Google to manage JavaScript and HTML tags used for tracking, and analytics on websites. The tool allows developers to manage several third-party tags in one place without touching site source code. Given the simplicity of the tool Tanizzle can quickly add, or remove options at a later date.

Although Tanizzle will respect your choices, please note that cookies previously set will remain present until removed manually via your browser settings. Tanizzle will refrain from enabling features declined upon any subsequent page visit, and this occurs only when you engage the save & continue button. When Tanizzle Control Centre's locked there are no preferences set unless set prior.
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Accounts

Tanizzle believes that you should have control of your information, and understand why, and how your data's being used. Information collected by Tanizzle in order to create accounts, or Subscribe to Services are outlined further. We strongly encourage you to learn more about our Privacy Policy.

registering accounts

When creating a Tanizzle account the standard way - without a third-party service such as Facebook - we require your first name, and email address for communications, and password for account integrity purposes. We also require your sexual identity and location however, you don't have to specify them by selecting prefer not to say, or the other select menu options.

It's mandatory to provide your date of birth for content restrictions purposes, and to satisfy certain laws that may apply to you depending on your jurisdiction. Learn why children under 13 aren't allowed accounts .

When creating a Tanizzle account with Facebook - we obtain your basic public profile which includes all your publicly available information, and your Facebook ID. You have the right to deny any permissions requested, but the account will not be created without an email address. You will not be prompted for a password, and have the option of adding one later in your settings panel to enhance your account security - encouraged for account recovery purposes.

login signing in

When signing into Tanizzle the standard way we require an username or email address, and a password. If you can't remember your password, and don't have access to the email address affiliated with your account, you will not be able to pursue account recovery at this time.

When signing into Tanizzle with Facebook we don't require any information from you as we know who you are. Please be aware that by clicking the button with the text "sign in with Facebook" creates an account with us if you haven't prior - the button implies a direct action, and we assume that you're happy to continue with that intent.

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Contact

Use the contact form if you have a general question, legal request, special marketing or advertising enqueries, or Service feedback. Tanizzle will try to respond to all messages, but in most cases users will receive an automated message. For any information pertinent to the Data Protection Officer, or GDPR please read our terms of service for an up-to-date account.

Personal data

By entering your personal details you agree to have read, and accept our terms of service, and privacy policy. We use your personal data in order to contact you, and needn't worry we don't automatically sign you up for any email marketing, sell your data, or share it with any third-party, but we do retain the data for legitimate purposes. We ask for your name in order to address you, and email to send you a response if necessary.

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