Welcome to our Privacy Policy

Privacy Protection | Consent First, Always | No Information is Sold

Your privacy is critically important to us.

It is Hardly Creative’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our website and advertising service.

This Privacy Policy applies to https://hardlycreative.com (hereinafter, “us”, “we”, or “https://hardlycreative.com”). We respect your privacy and are committed to protecting personally identifiable information you may provide us through the Website. We have adopted this privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) to explain what information may be collected on our Website, how we use this information, and under what circumstances we may disclose the information to third parties. This Privacy Policy applies only to information we collect through the Website and does not apply to our collection of information from other sources.

This Privacy Policy, together with the Terms and conditions posted on our Website, set forth the general rules and policies governing your use of our Website. Depending on your activities when visiting our Website, you may be required to agree to additional terms and conditions.

Website Visitors

Like most website operators, Hardly Creative 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. Hardly Creative’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Hardly Creative’s visitors use its website. From time to time, Hardly Creative may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.

Hardly Creative also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on https://hardlycreative.com blog posts. Hardly Creative only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

At hardlycreative.com, we only collect Personal Information directly from you and only when you consent for us to do so. For example, you may give us your contact information via our web forms or you may sign up to receive material about our products and services.

Adswerve’s website is not directed to children, and Adswerve does not knowingly collect Personal Information from children under the age of 13. For EU visitors to our site, we will ask that parental consent be provided prior to the collection of any Personal Information from children under the age of 16.

Security

The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Cookies

When you visit our website, we also collect information by automated means, using technologies such as cookies, pixel tags, browser analysis tools, server logs and web beacons. This information is not personally-identifiable.

For example, when you visit our website, we place cookies on your computer. Cookies are small text files that websites send to your computer or other Internet-connected device to uniquely identify your browser or to store information or settings in your browser. Cookies allow us to recognize you when you return. They also help us provide a customized experience and enable us to detect certain kinds of fraud. In many cases, you can manage cookie preferences and opt-out of having cookies and other data collection technologies used by adjusting the settings on your browser. All browsers are different, so visit the “help” section of your browser to learn about cookie preferences and other privacy settings that may be available.

Links To External Sites

Our Service may contain links to external sites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third party link, you will be directed to that third party’s site. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy and terms and conditions of every site you visit.

We have no control over, and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites, products or services.

hardlycreative.com uses Google Ads for remarketing

We us remarketing services to advertise on third party websites (including Google) to previous visitors to our site. It could mean that we advertise to previous visitors who haven’t completed a task on our site, for example using the contact form to make an enquiry. This could be in the form of an advertisement on the Google search results page, or a site in the Google Display Network. Third-party vendors, including Google, use cookies to serve ads based on someone’s past visits. Of course, any data collected will be used in accordance with our own privacy policy and Google’s privacy policy.

You can set preferences for how Google advertises to you using the Google Ad Preferences page, and if you want to you can opt out of interest-based advertising entirely by cookie settings or permanently using a browser plugin.

hardlycreative.com uses other ad tech companies to serve ads

We use Facebook and LinkedIn advertising services to target users in the B2B marketing niche to bring users to hardlycreative.com.

You can set preferences for how LinkedIn and Facebook advertises to you by using their respective ad preferences pages.

Aggregated Statistics

Hardly Creative may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its website. Hardly Creative may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Hardly Creative does not disclose your personally-identifying information.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, Hardly Creative may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in Hardly Creative’s sole discretion. Hardly Creative 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.

How to Contact Us

Please contact us if you have any questions or comments about our privacy practices or this Privacy Statement. You can always reach us online at ads@hardlycreative.com.