Privacy Policy

Welcome to our Privacy Policy.
Your privacy is critically important to us.

I’ll quickly give you the easy reading version and then you can read the legal stuff.
We are not here to collect your information, or sell your information. The advertising on the site is to generate a cover expenses of operation, and hopefully have some left over – That’s the real purpose, not selling or gathering information. Actually, you will notice that with our site, you are in control of your information. You can remove, set to private or public.
With that said, we do have Google ads, Amazon Ads, and other affiliate links. Our server and website operated on Amazon’s AWS server.
Next and most important – The information on this website is from random people who use the website, DO NOT TAKE ANY INFORMATION AS INVESTMENT ADVICE!!!

It is Stocks-Forum’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our website. This Privacy Policy applies to Stocks-Forum.com (hereinafter, “us”, “we”, “our website” , “Stocks-Forum” , “Stocks-Forum” or “Stocks-Forum.com”). We respect your privacy and are committed to protecting personally identifiable information you may provide us through the Website. We have adopted this privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) to explain what information may be collected on our Website, how we use this information, and under what circumstances we may disclose the information to third parties. This Privacy Policy applies only to information we collect through the Website and does not apply to our collection of information from other sources.
This Privacy Policy, together with the Terms and conditions posted on our Website, set forth the general rules and policies governing your use of our Website. Depending on your activities when visiting our Website, you may be required to agree to additional terms and conditions.
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Website Visitors
Like most website operators, we collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Our purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how our visitors use its website. From time to time, we may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
Our Website also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on our website’s blog posts. Our Website only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to our website choose to interact in ways that require us to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that our website gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up for to blog to provide a username and email address.

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.

Registration information
To use certain features of the Services, you will need to register an account. When you make an account, you will be asked for basic registration information, such as an email address and password. You may also be asked to provide identification information to confirm your identity, including your first and last name, username, address, and phone number.

Security
The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Advertisements
Ads appearing on our website may be delivered to users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This Privacy Policy covers the use of cookies by our website and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

Links To External Sites
Our Service may contain links to external sites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third party link, you will be directed to that third party’s site. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy and terms and conditions of every site you visit.
We have no control over, and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites, products or services.
Third party vendors, including Google, use cookies to serve ads based on a user’s prior visits to your website or other websites.
Google’s use of advertising cookies enables it and its partners to serve ads to your users based on their visit to your sites and/or other sites on the Internet. Users may opt out of personalized advertising by visiting Ads Settings (https://www.google.com/settings/ads). You can read more about advertising used on websites in general at www.aboutads.info

Aggregated Statistics
We may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its website. We may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, we do not disclose your personally-identifying information.

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.

Cookies
To enrich and perfect your online experience, our website uses “Cookies”, similar technologies and services provided by others to display personalized content, appropriate advertising and store your preferences on your computer.
A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. We use cookies to help us identify and track visitors, they’re usage of our website, and their website access preferences. Visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using our websites, with the drawback that certain features of the website may not function properly without the aid of 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.
By continuing to navigate our website without changing your cookie settings, you hereby acknowledge and agree to our Website’s use of cookies.

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.

Analytics
We use Google Analytics to track website traffic, and how that traffic reaches our website. You can review Google’s policy at https://policies.google.com/privacy.

Privacy Policy Changes
Although most changes are likely to be minor, we may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in our sole discretion. We encourage visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.

The information provided on this website may change from time to time, we do not assume any responsibility for inaccurate information or changes which might have occurred with products.

Contact Information
If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us.