We use common tracking methods to gather analytics and data on people who we reach with this site.
Obviously, if you enter any information in (e.g., leave a comment or subscribe to the newsletter), we’ll have that info.
We also use Clicky analytics to get visitor tracking data which means we’ll get information such as the following:
- URL & Title of pages viewed
- URL & Title of any links that are clicked on pages viewed
- User agent
- Browser language
- Screen resolution
- x/y coordinates of mouse events
- Unique ID tracking cookie (“UID”)Most privacy laws consider this to be Personal Data, even though it is randomly generated and does not identify who you are or reveal anything else about you. Its sole purpose is to more accurately track unique visitors.
- IP address (“IP”)IPs are anonymized by default, but Customers can disable this for security/fraud purposes, in which case they are considered Personal Data.
- Custom dataThis feature can be used by a site to attach additional data to a visitor, potentially including Personal Data such as a name or email address, but it is against our Terms to log Personal Data using this feature without disclosure or (depending on “legitimate interest”) consent. Customers are responsible for obtaining content from End Users, if necessary. This feature requires a small amount of configuration and coding by Customers, so only a small percentage of Customers use it.
You can read more about the data collected at https://clicky.com/terms/privacy.
Per Clicky, the following cookies are used with the Service. All cookies are first party unless otherwise noted. Temporary session cookies (that expire when you leave a web site) are not listed.
_referrer_ogStores external referrer for 90 days, for better long term attribution of traffic sources.
_utm_ogStores dynamic (UTM) campaign variables for 90 days, for better long term attribution of marketing efforts.
These cookies cache certain custom data keys for 30 days so that they’re attached to sessions even when a visitor is not logged in.
_jsuidUnique ID, a random 32 bit integer generated upon someone’s first visit to a web site.
cluidThird party Unique ID, attached to our tracking domains, for identifying the same visitor across multiple domains belonging to the same customer. The first and third party values are kept in sync.
If both are set, we update the first party cookie to match the third party cookie. If only one of these cookies is set, we attempt to set the other one with the same value.
Customers can disable End User cookies by setting clicky_custom.cookies_disable.
What We Do With Data
We mainly are interested in tracking the traffic stats, onsite activity, and growth of economicninja.org. We’ll use these to tell sponsors how big of a reach we have or for marketing purposes like how can we convert more subscribers or create a better user experience for people to order if we decide to sell something or have a checkout for an event.
We will not sell any emails.
Who we share your data with
The third-parties that we use to collect data may have access to your data (e.g., our email service provider, analytics provider, etc.). We’ll also use broad, demographics based data to sell to sponsors, advertisers, etc.
How long we retain your data
We retain your data unless you would like to delete it (subject to any data we must keep for legal purposes).
What rights you have over your data
If you’ve provided your email, subscribed, ordered, etc., 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.
If you have questions regarding your data, contact us and include “Personal Data Request” in the subject line.