Privacy Policy

Your privacy is of utmost importance to us at Men’s Day Out (MDO). We assure you that any information that you share with us will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement. Details of your information are only parted with reliable companies and our advertisers.

This policy may be updated or changed at any point in time and we thus it may be advised that you review it whenever you visit the site to understand how personal information is used by us.
This policy has been updated on July 2019.

Collection and Use of Information

We may collect personally identifiable information such as names and email addresses only when voluntarily submitted. This information are used merely to fulfill a specific request, for example, to post a comment on our blog, to create an account in our Forum, or to subscribe to our mailing list. All emails and newsletters from this site allow you to opt out of further communications.

Distribution of Information

We never use or share any of that information in anyway unrelated to the ones described above. We do not send spam and we do not sell your information to any company for marketing purposes. We may, however, share information with government agencies or other companies assisting us in fraud prevention or investigation.

We may do so when:

  • Permitted or required by law
  • Trying to protect against or prevent actual or potential fraud or unauthorized transactions
  • Investigating fraud which has already taken place

Cookies and Tracking Technology

Our site may place a small file, called a cookie, on your hard drive to provide you with a better website. A cookie does not, in any way, give us access to your computer or to any personally identifiable information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us. It only helps us analyze web traffic or lets web applications respond to you as an individual.

Our authorized third-party advertisers in the course of serving ads to you may also place cookies on your browser or use tracking technology to collect information. You can choose not to accept cookies by modifying your browser settings. You may choose to remove any cookie stored on your hard drive by deleting them in your browser’s settings section at any point in time.

Links to other Websites

Our site may contain links to other websites or YouTube channels of interest. However, once you use these links to leave our site, we do not anymore have control over that website. This privacy statement does not govern such external sites and we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information you provide to those sites or channels. We do advise caution to all our readers and recommend that you read the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Personal Data Collected

Contact forms

If you fill up our contact form on the website, your data such as email, IP and Phone Number will remain with us for next 3 months.

Comments

When you leave comment on the site as a visitor, we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to assist with spam detection.

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to save 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 have an account and you log in to this site, 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. rich text in the form of videos, images, anchor link to other 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 tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged into that website.

Analytics

We share your data with:

  • Google Analytics
  • Twitter
  • Facebook
  • Any third party advertiser, sponsor or affiliate

Timelines for retaining your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This allows us to 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 option for their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit this information.

Interaction with Sponsors, Affiliates or third-party Advertisers

MDO might promote third party information including products, services, events, gatherings and others of such third party which MDO deems as beneficial to its users, however, under no circumstances, MDO will be responsible if the users reveal their personal information on these third party websites, that are not under our direct control. In such conditions, MDO shall not be liable for any loss of privacy resulting from revealing personal information on such websites.