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Privacy Policy

Last updated March 4, 2024

At Offbeat Xchange, we recognize that privacy of your personal information is important. Here is information on what types of personal information we receive and collect when you use and visit Offbeat Xchange, and how we safeguard your information. We never sell your personal information to third parties.

1. Information We Collect

1.1 Personal Information

When you visit Offbeat Xchange, we may collect certain personal information from you, including but not limited to your name, email address, and any other information you voluntarily provide to us when leaving comments or subscribing to our newsletter.

1.2 Usage Information

Like many other Web sites, Offbeat Xchange makes use of log files. The information inside the log files includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, type of browser, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date/time stamp, referring/exit pages, and number of clicks to analyze trends, administer the site, track user’s movement around the site, and gather demographic information. IP addresses and other such information are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable.

2. Cookies and Web Beacons

Offbeat Xchange may 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.

2.1 DoubleClick DART Cookie

  • Google, as a third-party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on Offbeat Xchange.

  • Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to users based on their visit to Offbeat Xchange 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 at the following URL: 

2.2 Our Advertising Partners

Some of our advertising partners may use cookies and web beacons on our site. Our advertising partners include:

  • Google AdSense

  • Amazon Associates

These third-party ad servers or ad networks use technology to the advertisements and links that appear on Offbeat Xchange send directly to your browsers. 

2.3 Third-Party Links

Offbeat Xchange may contain links to third-party websites or services that are not owned or controlled by us. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of these third-party sites and encourage you to review their privacy policies before providing any personal information.

3. How We Use Your Information

3.1 Personal Information

We may use the personal information we collect from you to:

  • Respond to your inquiries and requests

  • Send you newsletters, updates, and promotional materials (if you have subscribed to our newsletter)

  • Customize your experience on Offbeat Xchange

  • Improve our blog and services

  • Prevent fraudulent activity and ensure the security of our blog

3.2 Usage Information

We may use the non-personal information we collect to analyze trends, administer the blog, track users' movements around the blog, and gather demographic information about our user base.

4. Protection of Your Information

Offbeat Xchange takes the security of your personal information seriously and implements appropriate technical and organizational measures to protect it against unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction.

5. Disclosure of Your Information

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer your personal information to third parties without your consent. However, we may disclose your information when we believe disclosure is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect our rights, property, or safety.

6. Changes to This Privacy Policy

Offbeat Xchange reserves the right to update or change this Privacy Policy at any time. Any changes will be effective immediately upon posting the updated Privacy Policy on this page.

By using Offbeat Xchange, you agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy is effective as of the date indicated below and will remain in effect except with respect to any changes in its provisions in the future, which will be in effect immediately after being posted on this page.​

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