Privacy Policy & Terms

Who we are

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What personal data we collect and why we collect it


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: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


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.


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.

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.

Purpose and Scope of this Privacy Policy

This privacy policy describes how social magazine treats the information (personal and non-personal) that is collected about you when you visit its websites (including blogs and official Facebook page). By submitting information through any of our websites, you agree to the terms of this privacy policy and you expressly consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your information in accordance with this privacy policy.

Information we Collect : Personal Information

Personal information is any information that allows to identify an individual consumer, such as a name, phone number, home address or email address. If you choose to become a member of our or to access certain of our services, such as contests, you may be required to provide personal information. Similar information may also be required to participate in other online activities, special events or sweepstakes. “Other online activities” include, when offered, article or blog comment areas, reader photo upload, reader ratings and reviews.

We collect information when you submit it for posting on our websites. Any communication you submit or that may be posted to any publicly viewable area of our sites, such as a comment on a blog posting or a review, is a public communication and may be viewed by the general public. Therefore, you acknowledge and understand that you have no expectation of privacy or confidentiality in the content you submit to such services over our sites, whether or not it includes personal information.

Non-Personal Information

To gauge the effectiveness of our websites, we may collect non-personal information about our members and visitors, such as Internet server and browser identification, the Internet service provider used, clickstream information, the web page from which a person enters our site, webpages visited, duration of visit and domain type. However, this information does not reveal your identity. We gather this information through the use of cookies and similar devices as discussed below.

Use of Information we Collect

We do not sell or rent your personal information to third parties for their marketing purposes without your explicit consent. We may disclose personal information to respond to legal requirements, enforce our policies, respond to claims that a listing or other content violates other’s rights, or protect anyoneâ’s rights, property, or safety.

We may also share personal information with service providers who help with our business operations and assist in the delivery of to our users. These service providers are under confidentiality agreements with us; law enforcement or other government officials in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, violations of law, or as otherwise required by law.