Privacy Policy – Updated: 07/25/2010

If you require any more information or have any questions about our privacy policy, please feel free to contact us.

At StopBuyingCrap.com, the privacy of our visitors is extremely important to us. This privacy policy document outlines clearly the types of personal information that’s received and collected by StopBuyingCrap.com and how it is used.

Traffic Statistics
Like many other Web sites, StopBuyingCrap.com makes use of log files. The information inside the log files includes internet protocol ( IP ) addresses, type of browser, date/time stamp, referring/exit pages, and number of clicks to analyze trends, administer the site, and gather demographic information. IP addresses, and other such information are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable.

Comments and Emails
As with many blogs on the web, StopBuyingCrap.com allows readers and users to leave comments. Comments left on the site are the responsibility of the commenter. We reserve the right to remove or edit comments due to errors (e.g., broken links, formatting issues that may conflict with site layout, etc.). Leaving an email while commenting is optional, and is for your own personal use to manage comment subscriptions (e.g., notification when new comments are left in discussions).

Cookies and Web Beacons
StopBuyingCrap.com use cookies to store information about visitors preferences, record user-specific information on which pages the user access or visit, customize Web page content based on visitors browser type or other information that the visitor sends via their browser.

DoubleClick DART Cookie

  • Google, as a third party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on StopBuyingCrap.com.
  • Regular readers of StopBuingCrap.com will most likely not see or have ads served to them.
  • Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to users based on their visit to StopBuyingCrap.com and other sites on the Internet.
  • Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy by clicking here.

Some of our advertising partners may use cookies and web beacons on our site. Some of our advertising partners includes Google Adsense and Commission Junction.

These third-party ad servers or ad networks use technology to the advertisements and links that appear on StopBuyingCrap.com send directly to your browsers. They automatically receive your IP address when this occurs. Other technologies ( such as cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons ) may also be used by the third-party ad networks to measure the effectiveness of their advertisements and / or to personalize the advertising content that you see.

StopBuyingCrap.com has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.

You should consult the respective privacy policies of these third-party ad servers for more detailed information on their practices as well as for instructions about how to opt-out of certain practices. StopBuyingCrap.com’s privacy policy does not apply to, and we cannot control the activities of, such other advertisers or web sites.

For more information on the privacy of each of the perspective third-party advertisers and your opt-out options, please visit:

Managing Cookies on Your Browser
If you wish to disable cookies, you may do so through your individual browser options. We’ve included detailed information about cookie management for specific web browsers below for your convenience: