This page covers most of the policies that apply to the site. If there is something you would like more information on, please use the contact details on the contact us page.
Links & Affiliate Advertising
Mighty Gadget is more than just a spare-time hobby, it is my primary source of income. Display and affiliate advertising are the primary way I generate money from the site.
I will always try to link to a product using affiliate links, even if I am saying good or bad things about that. You should assume all links are affiliate links.
I don’t let a links ability to generate money affect my opinion of a product, and I will always do my best to find the best link for a consumer, even if that happens to earn me less money or it turns out to not be an affiliate link.
Generally, I will always link to Amazon, because it is easiest, but I will do my best to find the cheapest price for any product possible.
Affiliate Programs I am part of:
Amazon, AWIN (multiple companies), Tapfiliate (multiple companies), Trade Double, Web Gains, and many more.
The vast majority of reviews done on the site are provided free of charge via a PR company. I do not let this affect the review even if it does not end up the way the company or PR firm would like.
I appreciate there is a psychological aspect of parting with your own money and your opinion of it. I am quite price-sensitive with my reviews and always do my best to look for alternative products to gain a better grasp of if a product is good relative to the cost of its competition.
Content written on Mighty Gadget is the opinion of myself and will be as honest to the best of my ability.
I will always attempt to credit any information that has come from a third party.
I make mistakes a lot. Most of the time this will be harmless, spelling, grammar, mistakes in product names etc.
Some times this will be more serious, from quoting inaccurate sources or data that doesn’t accurately represent a product.
I encourage people to correct me, it is a learning process for myself, and it improves the accuracy of the blog. For corrections that are more are more serious than my quality of writing, the correction will need to be justified, for example, linking me to a product page with the correct specs.
Right to Reply
I review a lot of products; these do not always go the way some people want. Companies, or even individuals, are more than welcome to email or use the comment form to provide their opinion.
I won’t alter reviews to the benefit of a company withing explicitly stating so within the review – for example, a replacement sample was provided. In general, the company right to reply will be amended at the end of the review.
You can delete all cookies that are already on your computer, and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed.
1) Identify you as a returning user and to count your visits in traffic statistics analysis
2) Remember your custom display preferences (such as whether you prefer comments to display all-collapsed or not)
4) Provide other usability features, including tracking whether you’ve already given your consent to cookies
The cookie-related information is not used to identify you personally and is not used for any purpose other than those described here.
Third Party Advertising
This site has third-party advertising companies serving ads to you when you visit. These companies may store information about your visits here and to other websites in order to provide you with relevant advertisements about goods and services. For example, if they know what ads you are shown while visiting this site, they can be careful not to show you the same ones repeatedly.
These companies may employ cookies and other identifiers to gather information which measures advertising effectiveness. The information is generally not personally identifiable unless, for example, you provide personally identifiable information to them through an ad or an email message.
They do not associate your interaction with unaffiliated sites with your identity in providing you with interest-based ads.
This site does not provide any personal information to advertisers or to third party sites. Advertisers and other third-parties (including the ad networks, ad-serving companies, and other service providers they may use) may assume that users who interact with or click on a personalized ad or content are part of the group that the ad or content is directed towards (for example, readers in the Pacific Northwest who read certain types of articles). Also, some third-party cookies may provide them with information about you (such as the sites where you have been shown ads or demographic information) from offline and online sources that they may use to provide you more relevant and useful advertising.
To learn more about what options you have about limiting the gathering of information by third-party ad networks, you can consult the website of the Network Advertising Initiative.
You can opt out of participating in interest-based advertising networks, but opting out does not mean you will no longer receive online advertising. It does mean that the companies from which you opted out will no longer customize ads based on your interests and web usage patterns using cookie-based technology.
This site does not sell, rent, or disclose to outside parties the information collected here, except as follows:
(a) Affiliated Service Providers: This site has agreements with various affiliated service providers to facilitate the functioning of the site. For example, the site may share your credit card information with the credit card service provider to process your purchase. All administrative service providers that this site uses are required to have the same level of privacy protection as this site does, and therefore your information will be handled with the same level of care. Additionally, for example, this site may use analytic or marketing services such as Google Analytics, Google Adsense, Taboola, or RevContent, to which collection you hereby unconditionally consent.
(b) Where required by law: This site may share the collected information where required by law, specifically in response to a demand from government authorities where such demand meets the legal requirements.
(c) Statistical Analysis: This site may share Non-Personal Information and aggregated information with third parties, including but not limited to for advertising or marketing purposes. No Personal Information will be shared in this manner.
(d) Transactions: In connection with, or during negotiations of, any merger, sale of company assets, financing or acquisition, or in any other situation where Personal Information may be disclosed or transferred as a business asset.
How To Opt Out Of Interest-Based Advertising
Opting Out of Interest-Based Advertising Services: This website is a member of the Network Advertising Initiative(NAI) and adheres to the NAI Codes of Conduct as described on the NAI website. This website also adheres to the Digital Advertising Alliance (DAA) Self-Regulatory Principles. For a description of the DAA Program, please visit theDAA website.
Opting Out of Interest-Based Advertising by Third Parties: To find out more about interest-based advertising on the internet and how to opt out of information collection for this purpose by companies that participate in the Network Advertising Initiative or the Digital Advertising Alliance, visit NAI’s opt-out page or DAA’s Consumer Choice Page.
If you would like an export of your personal data or to request deletion of all personal data stored contact firstname.lastname@example.org