The privacy of our visitors to Financial Sprout is important to us.
At Financial Sprout, 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 Financial Sprout, and how we safeguard your information. We never sell your personal information to third parties.
As with most other websites, we collect and use the data contained in log files. The information in the log files include your IP (internet protocol) address, your ISP (internet service provider, such as AOL or Shaw Cable), the browser you used to visit our site (such as Internet Explorer or Firefox), the time you visited our site and which pages you visited throughout our site.
Cookies and Web Beacons
We also use third party advertisements on Financial Sprout to support our site. Some of these advertisers may use technology such as cookies and web beacons when they advertise on our site, which will also send these advertisers (such as Google through the Google AdSense program) information including your IP address, your ISP , the browser you used to visit our site, and in some cases, whether you have Flash installed. This is generally used for geotargeting purposes (showing New York real estate ads to someone in New York, for example) or showing certain ads based on specific sites visited (such as showing cooking ads to someone who frequents cooking sites).
You can chose to disable or selectively turn off our cookies or third-party cookies in your browser settings, or by managing preferences in programs such as Norton Internet Security. However, this can affect how you are able to interact with our site as well as other websites. This could include the inability to login to services or programs, such as logging into forums or accounts.
Any article on this site is to be used as informational and entertainment purposes only. Our intention is not to provide any sort of financial advice. Your personal financial situation is different from anyone else, so you should consult with a tax preparer or financial professional for specific financial issues that involve your personal finances.
The communication between authors and readers does not establish an advisor-client relationship in any shape or form. Any discussions about finances are strictly for informational purposes only and financial decisions should not be based on such dialogue. I disclaim any liabilities from your decisions that relate to any topic covered on this site.
Also, Per FTC guidelines, Financial Sprout may be compensated by companies mentioned through advertising, affiliate programs or otherwise. We respect your privacy.