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Chandoo.org Website Policies

Welcome to Chandoo.org.

In this section, you can learn about various policies of our site. We have set up separate pages so that you can understand all policies in detail. Go thru below links.

In this page, I have summarized a few of the important policies.

E Mail Policy:

Your e-mail address will not be shared with anyone, never. This applies to all e-mail addresses your have entered through comments, e-mail subscriptions, personal mails sent to me.

I may communicate with you on your e-mail id to,

  • clarify a question you have asked
  • refer you to right source regarding your query
  • update you about a new product or service of chandoo.org only if you have signed up for our newsletter

Comment Policy:

Comments on Chandoo.org are a great source for learning, new ideas and community interaction. We take our comments very seriously. So much so that I actually believe that comments are as important as the post. To that extent, we request you to not spam or flame through comments. Some guidelines on commenting here:

  • Comments are moderated. If you are a first time commenter or have cookies disabled, your comment will reach moderation queue and is usually approved with in few hours.
  • Comments not related to the post content are discouraged and often deleted (very rarely, so far I have deleted 1 comment, compare that to approved comments of almost 8000)
  • I may edit the comments to add details, include links, images, or remove swear words.
  • You are responsible for your comments and opinions shared here. We just provide a medium and not responsible for what you say.

Content Copyright Policy:

The content on Chandoo.org is copyrighted. But the ideas are not.

You are free to use the content (and downloadable excel files) for any non-commercial purpose as long as you attribute the original authors / owners. Some guidelines about the content copyright:

  • You can not copy paste Chandoo.org content in your web site, blog or news letters. You can however, use excerpts.
  • You can not sell the content on Chandoo.org or use it as part of your print publications.
  • The downloads provided here come with out any warranty and provided as is. They are for learning purposes only.
  • You are free to distribute the downloaded documents with or without altering the content, but always leave the attribution links on.
  • If you are planning to monetize something on this site, first get in touch with me: chandoo.d @ gmail.com
  • When in doubt, get in touch with me.

Advertising Policy:

Chandoo.org uses various advertising provides like Google, Amazon and some affiliate products. Important things to note,

  • Google remembers your personal preferences, browsing habits to show relevant ads. This means if you are a soccer fan and have visited few football sites recently, you might see some soccer related ads on Chandoo.org as well. This is controlled by Google.
  • Wherever possible, the products advertised and recommended on Chandoo.org are tested personally by me. This is not to be confused with any kind of guarantee.
  • Some of the products advertised on Chandoo.org store cookies on your computer when you visit their sites. You can remove these cookies from your browser by going to privacy settings.
  • If you have any doubts or feedback about the advertising on Chandoo.org, please get in touch with me at chandoo.d @ gmail.com

Mediavine Programmatic Advertising (Ver 1.1)

The Website works with Mediavine to manage third-party interest-based advertising appearing on the Website. Mediavine serves content and advertisements when you visit the Website, which may use first and third-party cookies. A cookie is a small text file which is sent to your computer or mobile device (referred to in this policy as a “device”) by the web server so that a website can remember some information about your browsing activity on the Website.

First party cookies are created by the website that you are visiting. A third-party cookie is frequently used in behavioral advertising and analytics and is created by a domain other than the website you are visiting. Third-party cookies, tags, pixels, beacons and other similar technologies (collectively, “Tags”) may be placed on the Website to monitor interaction with advertising content and to target and optimize advertising. Each internet browser has functionality so that you can block both first and third-party cookies and clear your browser’s cache. The “help” feature of the menu bar on most browsers will tell you how to stop accepting new cookies, how to receive notification of new cookies, how to disable existing cookies and how to clear your browser’s cache. For more information about cookies and how to disable them, you can consult the information at All About Cookies.

Without cookies you may not be able to take full advantage of the Website content and features. Please note that rejecting cookies does not mean that you will no longer see ads when you visit our Site. In the event you opt-out, you will still see non-personalized advertisements on the Website.

The Website collects the following data using a cookie when serving personalized ads:

  • IP Address
  • Operating System type
  • Operating System version
  • Device Type
  • Language of the website
  • Web browser type
  • Email (in hashed form)

Mediavine Partners (companies listed below with whom Mediavine shares data) may also use this data to link to other end user information the partner has independently collected to deliver targeted advertisements. Mediavine Partners may also separately collect data about end users from other sources, such as advertising IDs or pixels, and link that data to data collected from Mediavine publishers in order to provide interest-based advertising across your online experience, including devices, browsers and apps. This data includes usage data, cookie information, device information, information about interactions between users and advertisements and websites, geolocation data, traffic data, and information about a visitor’s referral source to a particular website. Mediavine Partners may also create unique IDs to create audience segments, which are used to provide targeted advertising.

If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices to opt-in or opt-out of this data collection, please visit National Advertising Initiative opt out page. You may also visit Digital Advertising Alliance website and Network Advertising Initiative website to learn more information about interest-based advertising. You may download the AppChoices app at Digital Advertising Alliance’s AppChoices app to opt out in connection with mobile apps, or use the platform controls on your mobile device to opt out.

For specific information about Mediavine Partners, the data each collects and their data collection and privacy policies, please visit Mediavine Partners.

Product Guarantee Policy:

I sell various products and trainings thru Chandoo.org. These are prepared by me. The following shall apply to all the products purchased on Chandoo.org,

  • Money back Guarantee: All products on Chandoo.org come with a money back guarantee of sufficient number of days. You just have to send me an email to get your refund. I ask no questions (unless your request is not clear) and we are still friends.
  • Warranty: All products sold on Chandoo.org come with no explicit or implicit warranties. You should use them with caution (although all of them are harmless). Save your work and take backups often to avoid unpleasant surprises. In case of conflict, you will be given full refund of purchase price alone.
  • Upgrades: All products are subject to upgrade / enhancement at regular intervals (usually once every 6 months). You should get a free upgrade in most cases. In rare cases, you may need to pay a small fee to get upgraded product

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