Privacy Policy

Your privacy is very important to us. At VANITA we have a few fundamental principles that we follow:

  • We don’t ask you for personal information unless we need it.
  • We don’t share your personal information with anyone except to comply with the law, develop our products, or protect our rights.
  • We don’t store personal information on our servers unless required for the on-going operation of this blog.

VANITA operates several websites including, which is a blog. It is VANITA’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating this blog.

Blog Visitors

Like most blog operators, VANITA collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. VANITA’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how VANITA’s visitors use its blog. From time to time, VANITA may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its blog.

VANITA also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on this blog. VANITA only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that blog commenter IP addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog where the comment was left.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Certain visitors to VANITA’s blog choose to interact with VANITA in ways that require VANITA to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that VANITA gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who comment on this blog to provide a username and email address. Those who wish to receive VANITA updates via email, we collect their emails. In each case, VANITA collects such information only as necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with VANITA. VANITA does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain blog related activities.

Aggregated Statistics

VANITA may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its blog. For instance, VANITA may monitor the most popular pages on the site or use spam screened by the Akismet service to help identify spam. VANITA may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, VANITA does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

VANITA discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on VANITA’s behalf or to provide services available on VANITA’s blog, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using VANITA’s blog, you consent to the transfer of such information to VANITA. VANITA will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, VANITA discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or VANITA believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of VANITA, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of this VANITA blog and have supplied your email address, VANITA may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, ask your feedback or keep you up to date with VANITA and our product reviews. We primarily use this product review blog to communicate this type of information, therefore we expect to keep this type of email to a minimum. If you send us a request (for example via a support email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. VANITA takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.


A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. VANITA uses cookies to help VANITA identify and track visitors, their usage of VANITA’s blog, and their website access preferences. VANITA visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using VANITA’s blog, with the drawback that certain features of VANITA’s blog may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

Business Transfers

If VANITA, or substantially all of its assets were acquired, or in the unlikely event that VANITA goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of VANITA may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.


Ads appearing on this blog may be delivered to users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows companies, organizations and ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This Privacy Policy covers the use of cookies by VANITA and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.


Comments and other content submitted to Akismet anti-spam service are not saved on our servers unless they were marked as false positives, in which case we store them long enough to use them to improve the service to avoid future false positives.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, VANITA may change its Privacy Policy at anytime, and in VANITA’s sole discretion. VANITA encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.