Privacy Policy

Last updated:1/22/2020

My website boxed.wtf(“us”, “we”, “our”, or “I”) operates http://boxed.wtf(the “Site”). This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of Personal Information we receive from users of the Site. We use your Personal Information only for providing and improving the Site. By using the Site, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.

Who am I

My name is Jen, you can read more about me on my About Me page.
My website address is: https://boxed.wtf
I review subscription boxes that I have either purchased myself or received for review, as well, I occasionally review products that I receive at a discounted price in exchange for an honest review on third-party such as the merchant’s site or on my social media accounts and will include my review here as well. I do use affiliate links, through these links I receive a commission from purchases made through those links, please read my Affiliate Disclosure.

What personal data my site collect and why is it collected

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site, the data shown in the comment form is collected, 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: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Contact forms

By providing your email when contacting me you will be submitting your email address and the content of the email for the strict and sole purpose of communicating with me. Your email will strictly be used for contact with me, Jen. I will not add you to my mailing list without your permission. If you wish to join my promotional mailing list(which will be used to inform you of new and old articles), you can do so when it becomes available. I will not use your email maliciously, nor will I sell your information(email or name) to a third-party.
If you wish to contact me, you may do so at jen@boxed.wtf
I will be including a contact form on my site for your convenience soon.

Cookies

To enrich and perfect your online experience, Boxed.wtf uses “Cookies”, similar technologies and services provided by others to display personalized content, appropriate advertising and store your preferences on your computer.

A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. boxed.wtf uses cookies to help boxed.wtf identify and track visitors, their usage of https://boxed.wtf, and their website access preferences. boxed.wtf visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using boxed.wtf’s websites, with the drawback, that certain features of boxed.wtf’s websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

By continuing to navigate our website without changing your cookie settings, you hereby acknowledge and agree to boxed.wtf’s use of cookies.

If you leave a comment on my 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.

When you log in, the site 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.

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.

Who my site shares your data with

Google Analytics

Like many site operators, we collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Site (“Log Data”).

This Log Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our Site that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other statistics.

In addition, we may use third party services such as Google Analytics that collect, monitor and analyze this by collecting demographics. These demographics listed below, I use this information in order to target a specific audience.

  • Age
  • Gender
  • Interests
  • Behavior(Engagement and New vs Returning visitors)
  • Geographical location(Country, City, Continent, Sub Continent)Β 
  • Browser (Mozilla, Chrome, etc…)
  • Type of Device you are using to access my site(Mobile, Desktop, Operating System)

If you wish to opt-out of the collection of this data please visit Google Opt-Out for the browser plugin. My site boxed.wtf will never display the demographics information publicly or provide it to others.

Advertisements

Ads appearing on our website may be delivered to users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This Privacy Policy covers the use of cookies by Boxed.wtf and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

At the time of writing, I will only be using advertisements that I approve from my affiliate networks, they will be used for the sole purpose of promoting a similar product, or the product I am reviewing/representing. By using the links and or clicking the ads, you are allowing cookies to be stored on your browser for use. Should you purchase a product before the cookies expire I will earn a commission from that sale at no extra cost to you. This does not affect your purchases or the price you may pay. Please see my Affiliate Disclosure.

Surveys & Contests

From time-to-timeΒ  site requests information via surveys or contests. Participation in these surveys or contests is completely voluntary and you may choose whether or not to participate and therefore disclose this information. Information requested may include contact information (such as name and shipping address), and demographic information (such as zip code, age level). Contact information will be used to notify the winners and award prizes. Survey information will be used for purposes of monitoring or improving the use and satisfaction of this site.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can 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 their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to the site. You can also request that I erase any personal data my site holds about you. This does not include any data that I am obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, Boxed.wtf may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in Boxed.wtf’s sole discretion. Boxed.wtf encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.