Like most website operators, Humor Nation 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. Humor Nation’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Humor Nation’s visitors use its website.
Humor Nation collects information like Internet Protocol (IP) address, what pages you visit on our Website, whether you were referred to by another website, and at what time you accessed our Website. We will not collect any data without your prior explicit consent.
Gathering of Potential Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to Humor Nation’s websites choose to interact with Humor Nation in ways that require Humor Nation to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Humor Nation gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. . Humor Nation 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 website-related activities.
Humor Nation may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. Humor Nation may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Humor Nation does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
Like many other Web sites, www.thehumornation.com 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 users movement around the site, and gather demographic information. IP addresses, and other such information are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
Humor Nation 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 Humor Nation’s behalf or to provide services available at Humor Nation’s websites, 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 Humor Nation’s websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Humor Nation 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, Humor Nation discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Humor Nation believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Humor Nation, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an Humor Nation website and have supplied your email address, Humor Nation may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with Humor Nation and our products. If you send us a request (for example via 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. Humor Nation takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
What We Collect
We may collect the following information: Demographic information such as preferences, location, age and interests.
We at Humor Nation use traffic log cookies to identify the web pages users visit. This information further helps us analyze the data and customize our services according to users’ interest. The information collected is strictly used for statistical analysis purposes only. The data is removed from the system once we are done with our purpose. Users must acknowledge that a cookie in no way gives us the access to users’ personal devices and the information it store and Humor Nation does not receive users’ personal info until they choose to share with us.
Controlling your personal information?
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:
Whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes.
If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to us.
We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please contact us. If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.
How we use collected Information?
Humor Nation may collect and use Users personal information for the following purposes:
- To make sure that our Website remains secure and is protected from any hacking or fraud.
- Share information with our business partners so they could provide targeted advertising and social media features.
- Analyze the use of the users and optimize our services.
- In order to administer our Website which includes troubleshooting, and statistical or data analysis;
- In order to improve our Website and to enhance the experience of the users by making sure that you have access to personalized content in line with your interests;
In any case, if user likes to unsubscribe to discontinue with us, feel free to write to us
How we protect your Information?
We follow appropriate data collection, security measures, storage and processing practices to protect your information against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction, including your username, password, transaction information and data stored on our site.
Sharing your personal Information
We may share the information regarding visitors and users with our business partners, trusted affiliates and advertisers for the purposes outlined above.
This site, like many others, uses small files called cookies to help us customize your experience. Find out more about cookies and how you can control them.
This page contains information on what cookies are, the cookies used by the Humor Nation’s website, how to switch cookies off in your browser, how to specifically switch off advertising cookies, and some useful links for further reading on the subject.
What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are stored by the browser (for example, Internet Explorer or Safari) on your computer or mobile phone. They allow websites to store things like user preferences. You can think of cookies as providing a ‘memory’ for the website, so that it can recognise you when you come back and respond appropriately.
A visit to a page on the Guardian’s website may generate the following types of cookie:
- Anonymous analytics cookies
- Geotargetting cookies
- Advertising cookies
- Third party advertising cookies
Anonymous analytics cookies:
Every time someone visits our website, software provided by another organisation generates an “anonymous analytics cookie”. These cookies can tell us whether or not you have visited the site before. Your browser will tell us if you have these cookies and, if you don’t, we generate new ones. This allows us to track how many individual users we have, and how often they visit the site. Unless you are signed in to the Humor Nation, we cannot use these cookies to identify individuals. We use them to gather statistics, for example, the number of visits to a page. If you are logged in, we will also know the details you gave to us for this, such as your username and email address.
These cookies are used by software which tries to work out what country you are in from the information supplied by your browser when you click on a web page. This cookie is completely anonymous, and we only use it to help target our content – such as whether you see our UK or US home page – and advertising.
Third party advertising cookies
A lot of the advertisements you see on the Humor Nation are provided by other organizations. Some of these organizations use their own anonymous cookies to track how many people have seen a particular ad, or to track how many people have seen it more than once.
The companies that generate these cookies have their own privacy policies, and we have no access to read or write these cookies. These organizations may use their cookies to anonymously target advertising to you on other websites, based on your visit to the Humor Nation.
- We use Google Analytics to collect statistical information regarding how the website is used. This information is not personally identifiable.
DoubleClick DART Cookie
- Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to your users based on their visit to www.thehumornation.com and other sites on the Internet.
- www.thehumornation.com has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.
- If you wish to disable cookies, you may do so through your individual browser options. More detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers can be found at the browsers’ respective websites.
Other third party cookies
On some pages of our website, other organizations may also set their own anonymous cookies. They do this to track the success of their application, or to customize the application for you. Because of how cookies work, our website cannot access these cookies, nor can the other organization access the data in cookies we use on our website.
For example, when you share an article using a social-media sharing button (for example, Facebook) on the Humor Nation, the social network that has created the button will record that you have done this.
Links to Other Websites
How do I turn cookies off?
It is usually possible to stop your browser accepting cookies, or to stop it accepting cookies from a particular website. However, we cannot tell if you are signed in without using cookies, so you would not be able to post comments.
All modern browsers allow you to change your cookie settings. You can usually find these settings in the Options or Preferences menu of your browser. To understand these settings, the following links may be helpful, or you can use the Help option in your browser for more details.
Cookie settings in Internet Explorer
Cookie settings in Firefox
Cookie settings in Chrome
Cookie settings in Safari web and iOS.
If you are primarily concerned about third party cookies generated by advertisers, you can turn these off by going to the Your Online Choices site.
You can also visit the trade body representing these advertising platforms for more information:Network Advertising Initative
They have provided a site where you can control all third-party online advertising. Please note that there are many more networks listed on this site than those that we use at Humor Nation.
All the data collected will be stored in the secure servers. The date and information will be kept confidential. Our data hosting partners policies ensure the safety of the data. We are committed to ensuring that our users’ information is secure. To avoid any illegal divulgation, we have introduced and supervised suitable managerial strategies to shield and screen the information we collect on the Internet via any medium.
Our servers comply with ISO 27018, a standard which places emphasis on the safety of the personal data in the cloud. It complies with all the reasonable mechanisms in order to ensure data safety.
If you would like to find out more about cookies and their use on the Internet, you may find the following links useful:
Microsoft Cookies guide
All About Cookies
The IAB has provided the following website to give information specifically about privacy issues around Internet advertising:
For further legal information about privacy issues, you may find these links useful:
Data Protection Act 1998
The Information Commissioner’s Office
Consent under Applicable Laws