General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Compliance
Our organization is dedicated to complying with the GDPR, a thorough data protection law that became effective on May 25, 2018. The regulation enhances data protection for all people residing in the European Union (EU).
For more information about the GDPR, please visit the official GDPR website: https://gdpr.eu/
California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) Compliance
Our organization is dedicated to complying with the CCPA, a privacy law that became effective on January 1, 2020, and grants specific rights to California residents concerning their personal information.
For more information about the CCPA, please visit the official CCPA website: https://www.oag.ca.gov/privacy/ccpa
Web Activity Log Files
At Topsail Guide, we use log files to keep track of visitors’ actions on our website, including their IP addresses, browser types, dates and times, and referring URLs. This is a standard procedure.
Our web hosting provider automatically deletes the log files after storing them for 21 days. These log files do not contain any personally identifiable information.
The information will be used for several purposes, including analyzing trends, administering the site, tracking users’ movement on the website, and gathering demographic information.
Our website utilizes Google Analytics, which is a web analytics service offered by Google to monitor and report on website traffic. The purpose is to analyze how visitors interact with our website.
We have enabled IP anonymization in Google Analytics to ensure GDPR compliance. This process removes the last octet of the IP address before Google stores and processes the data. As a result, we can’t identify individual visitors.
Our website shows ads supplied by Google AdSense, a program operated by Google. It enables website publishers in the Google Network to serve text, images, video, or interactive media ads that are tailored to the site’s content and audience.
For more information about Google AdSense, please visit the official Google AdSense website: https://www.google.com/adsense/start/
Our website is part of the Amazon Associates program, an affiliate marketing program that enables website owners to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and its affiliated sites. Whenever visitors click on Amazon links on our website and make a purchase, we may receive a commission.
For more information about the Amazon Associates program, please visit the official Amazon Associates website: https://affiliate-program.amazon.com/