Privacy Policy

At Tom’s Guide Blog, we value your privacy and are committed to protecting your personal information. This Privacy Policy outlines how we collect, use, disclose, and protect the information you provide when you visit and interact with our website. By accessing or using Tom’s Guide Blog, you consent to the practices described in this policy.

Information We Collect:

  1. Personal Information: We may collect personal information such as your name, email address, and any other information you voluntarily provide when you subscribe to our newsletter, submit comments, or interact with our website.
  2. Log Data: Our servers automatically collect certain information when you access Tom’s Guide Blog. This may include your IP address, browser type, operating system, referring website, pages visited, and other usage data. We use this information to analyze trends, administer the site, and gather demographic information for aggregate use.

Use of Information:

  1. Personal Information: We use your personal information to communicate with you, respond to your inquiries, deliver newsletters and updates, and provide you with a personalized experience on our website.
  2. Log Data: We analyze log data to improve the functionality and content of Tom’s Guide Blog, troubleshoot technical issues, and ensure the security of our website. We may also use this information for statistical purposes, but it will be anonymized and aggregated to maintain your privacy.

Cookies and Tracking Technologies:

  1. Cookies: Tom’s Guide Blog uses cookies and similar tracking technologies to enhance your browsing experience and personalize the content we provide. Cookies are small files stored on your device that allow us to recognize your preferences, remember your login information, and track your activities on our website. You have the option to disable cookies through your browser settings, but please note that certain features of the website may not function properly without cookies.
  2. Third-Party Analytics: We may utilize third-party analytics tools, such as Google Analytics, to collect and analyze information about your use of Tom’s Guide Blog. These analytics providers may use cookies and similar technologies to gather data and generate reports on website usage. The information collected by these tools is anonymized and does not personally identify you.

Disclosure of Information:

  1. Service Providers: We may engage trusted third-party service providers to assist us in operating and maintaining Tom’s Guide Blog or to perform certain services on our behalf. These service providers will have access to your personal information only to the extent necessary to fulfill their obligations and are contractually bound to maintain its confidentiality and security.
  2. Legal Requirements: We may disclose your personal information if required to do so by law or in response to a valid legal request, such as a court order or subpoena.

Data Security:

We take reasonable measures to protect the security of your personal information. However, no method of transmission over the Internet or electronic storage is 100% secure. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Links to Third-Party Websites:

Tom’s Guide Blog may contain links to third-party websites or services. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of such websites. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of those third parties before providing any personal information.

Children’s Privacy:

Tom’s Guide Blog is not intended for individuals under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children. If we become aware that we have inadvertently collected personal information from a child, we will take immediate steps to delete that information from our records.

Changes to the Privacy Policy:

We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time. Any changes will be posted on this page with a revised “Last Updated