Privacy Policy

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This Site Uses Google Analytics and Bing Webmaster Tools

Like tens of millions of other websites, this website – http://davestadelman.com – uses Google Analytics to collect anonymous information about site visitors.

It also uses Google Analytics Demographics and Interest Reporting and associated tools, such as Bing Webmaster Tools, which help me better understand demographics of site visitors.

No personal information is collected. I do not ask for your name or email address or any other personal information. Should you choose to provide me with personal information, such as your name or email address, please know that your information will be kept private and secure and not transmitted to any third parties.

Google Analytics and Bing use cookies, which are small text files, that get transferred to your computer. They track anonymous information, such as:

  • The date you visited the site
  • The duration of your visit
  • The browser you used
  • The name of the your device’s operating system
  • The web browser you used
  • Your internet protocol address
  • And more: see below

The information gathered by the cookies regarding your usage of this website is sent to Google and Bing, where the data is compiled into statistical reports about website usage at http://davestadelman.com/.

For more detailed information, here’s a link to Google’s privacy policy and how they use cookies. For information with specific regard to Google Analytics data analytics and privacy, click here. Here’s a link to Bing’s privacy policy.

For more information about cookies and how they work, please consider this information, provided by aboutcookies.org.

Why I Use Google Analytics and Bing Webmaster Tools

The information Google Analytics and Bing Webmaster Tools collect helps me provide you with a better user experience by allowing me to understand, for example, how often this site is visited and the types of operating systems, browsers and devices that are being used.

No More Cookies

If you are not comfortable with this site’s use of cookies, I understand and respect that. Most browsers are configured to automatically accept cookies. They do, however, allow you to modify the configuration to reject cookies. Here is some guidance on how to control, manage and/or delete cookies.

Another way to stop using cookies is by disabling JavaScript in your browser. Note that many websites use JavaScript so if you disable it, certain websites will no longer function properly.

You may also opt out of Google Analytics tracking software by installing and using this browser plugin. Here is information from Microsoft (Bing) regarding opting out of personalized advertising.