Who we are
Our website address is: https://www.uselessdaily.com. We are a small digital publishing company, based in Athens, Greece, called “hangover media”. All info regarding hangover media, can be found on hangovermedia.gr.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
We collect information about visitors who comment on Sites that use our Akismet anti-spam service. The information we collect includes the commenter’s IP address, user agent, referrer, and Site URL (along with other information directly provided by the commenter such as their name, username, email address, and the comment itself).
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
If you want to contact uselessdaily.com or you want to upload a useless fact, we collect the data shown in the form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string in order to contact you and also to help spam detection.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
If you opt-in in our OneSignal new post alerts through your browser, an additional cookie will be saved in order to send you the alerts. You can opt-out at any time through your browser or throughout our OneSignal link on our website.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
We are using Google, Facebook, AddThis and Jetpack analytics for statistical purposes, through cookies. These data are also anonymized.
We are using Ezoic.com’s service for advertising purposes (a Google Certified Publishing Partner), in order to serve anonymized, cookie-based programmatic ads in our website. Our main advertising partner is Google through Google Adsense program which is GDPR compliant and our secondary ad-partner is Amazon with its’ affiliate program.
Who we share your data with
We are sharing anonymized data such as cookies with all third-parties mentioned above in Analytics and Advertising sections. Also we are sharing opted-in email data with Mailchimp, in order to send you our newsletter, from which you can also unsubscribe at any time.
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Where we send your data
It is not our purpose to share your data outside the European Union, on the contrary, your data are safeguarded to European data protection standards and European servers (web hosting providers). We are choosing our partners very carefully and we are seeking for European or European Union and GDPR compliant partners that store user data on compliant hosting, even if this is done through cloud storage.
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
Our contact information
If you want to contact hangover media for privacy-specific concerns, you can use this form.
How we protect your data
What data breach procedures we have in place
We never had data breaches issues before, but we are ready to deal with it if we verify potential or real threat. We are taking preventive measures and we avoid gathering un-needed user data, but when we verify a breach we will immediately contact users using safeguarded third-party platforms. Please contact us immediately if you have any privacy or data breach concers.
What third parties we receive data from
What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data
The only automated decision making and profiling that is done with user data is for advertising purposes and done by third parties such as Google, Amazon and Facebook, all claiming to be GDPR compliant.