What data is collected and how is it used?
General Use Data
Any time you submit a form on Dark Scarab or perform various actions, data is stored into our database. This includes actions such as registering for an account, submitting works, posting comments, liking works, becoming a fan, and other actions that need to be remembered for future reference. This kind of data is usually connected to a user account and is only used to provide and improve the services that are made available to you on Dark Scarab.
Dark Scarab uses Google AdSense, meaning related third party cookies are used. Google uses the DoubleClick cookie to allow Google and its partners to serve ads based on your prior visits to Dark Scarab and other sites that also use DoubleClick and related cookies. If you want more information or would like to opt out of the third party cookies for advertising, you can do so at www.aboutads.info.
Alternatively, you can turn off all third party cookies in your browser. This is highly recommended if you want to try to prevent advertisers and other entities from tracking you from site to site.
Dark Scarab uses Google Analytics. This means third party cookies related to Analytics are used to collect anonymized information about how people use Dark Scarab. You can find out how Google Analytics uses data about you here: http://www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/
Dark Scarab is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com.
Do you share this data with anyone?
We do not sell, trade, or transfer your personally identifiable information to outside parties. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you. We may release your information if we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others' rights, property, or safety.
What about third party content?
Third party content, such as embedded videos or links, may be posted on Dark Scarab. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about our usage of these sites.
What if you change your mind?
Last Updated July 1, 2014
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