Our updated Privacy Policy explains what information we collect, and how we use and protect it. We explain your rights regarding our use of your personal information, including your privacy and cookies settings, access the information we have about you, and delete your account, under the privacy laws including but not limited to the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (“CCPA”) and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Gratuitycalculate.com is committed to protecting consumer privacy online. We believe that greater protection of personal privacy on the Web will not only protect our users but also increase their confidence and participation in online activities. We aim to inform you about the types of information we gather about you when you visit our site, how we may use that information, whether we disclose it to anyone, and the rights you have regarding our use of the information.


By using our website, you hereby consent to our Privacy Policy and agree to its terms.

What Information We may Collect?

Data you give us directly

  • If you register with us (such as your username and email address)
  • Information you provide by participating in any chats or via social media platforms. We will consider that information as part of the public domain;
  • Information you provide us if you report a problem with our Services or App.


When visitors leave comments on the site we may collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection. An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it.

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 same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Data We Collect When you use our Services (whether or not registered with us)

  • Collect data about your location, device type, operating system, and platform
  • Understand and analyze how you use our website
  • Information about your computer’s browser version, operating system version, network, generated device identifier information, hashed MAC address, referral source, and IP address
  • The number of your visits to our website and the time you spend here
  • Log files (We may also automatically log certain anonymous information about our visitors, including but not limited to, where the user came from to visit our site, IP address, search terms utilized, browser type, and a reading history of the pages viewed);
  • When you are accessing the website through a third-party account such as Facebook or Google – certain information relating to your account with those third parties including your name, user ID, gender, location (country and/or city-specific), email address, date of birth, information from your public profile including friends and connections, log in details, avatar, gender and other information based on your use of our content. You can manage the information that is shared by such third parties by amending your preferences through the privacy settings such third parties provide. With this list, we try to be as clear and complete as possible, but we find it important to keep this Privacy Policy legible, so there may be other information we collect.

How do We Use Your Information?

We may use your data in the following ways:

  • To provide support services
  • To ensure that you comply with our terms
  • To moderate any comments or chat messages
  • To improve the website, for analysis and reporting purposes and to offer you technical support or respond to your questions.
  • To notify you if you have received message update notifications or something
  • To enable social network integration, especially with Facebook
  • To personalize your experience
  • To send you push notifications
  • To offer you other services and Apps which we think may be of interest to you;
  • To prevent fraud and crime;
  • To create a profile for marketing purposes with for example Facebook or Google;
  • Emails (regarding updates, newsletter, new features, (new) apps etc.);
  • Administrative purposes, such as notification of a violation of our terms of use.

How do we Save and Protect your Information?

The gratuitycalculate website stores all the information you provide in our secure servers. We implement appropriate technical and organizational measures to protect your data against unauthorized or unlawful processing, accidental loss, or damage. We will keep your personal information for as long as you agree to access our services. Information that you post on our public chats or communities will be retained until you decide to remove it as well. We value your opinion and don’t want to interfere with your posts without your permission. We intend to protect your personal information and maintain its security and accuracy. We implement reasonable physical, administrative, and technical safeguards to help us protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use, and disclosure.

What Rights Do 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.

You have the right to request access to the information we have on you. You can do this by filling out the Contact Us form. We will make sure to provide you with a copy of the data we process about you. To comply with your request, we may ask you to verify your identity. We will fulfill your request by sending your copy electronically. For any subsequent access request, we may charge you with an administrative fee.

Cookies and Web Beacons

We use cookies. 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. If you visit our login page, 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.

These cookies are used to store information including visitors’ preferences, and the pages on the website that the visitor accessed or visited. The information is used to optimize the users’ experience by customizing our web page content based on visitors’ browser type and/or other information. Your web browser is likely already set to accept cookies, yet you may choose to block cookies in your web browser’s settings. Note that blocking cookies may result in some features not being able to function properly. Note that we have no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.

Google DoubleClick DART Cookie

Google is one of the third-party vendors on our site. It also uses cookies, known as DART cookies, to serve ads to our site visitors based upon their visit to www.website.com and other sites on the internet. However, visitors may choose to decline the use of DART cookies by visiting the Google ad and content network Privacy Policy at the following URL – https://policies.google.com/technologies/ads


We use third-party information, reports, and analysis about the usage and browsing patterns of users of gratuitycalculate.com. We allow third-party analytics companies to include web beacons and cookies here. The collected information includes search terms, search parameters, click-throughs by users, and other similar information. We utilize this information to improve our website and make sure we are delivering relevant content to our users. The Analytics we use does not identify individual users.

Third Part Ad and Social Networks

Gratuitycalculate.com expects its partners and advertisers to respect the privacy of our users. However, third parties, including our partners, advertisers, and other content providers accessible through our site, may have their own privacy and data collection policies and practices. For example, during your visit to our site, you may link to, or view a specific page, or certain content that is created or hosted by a third party. Also, through gratuitycalculate.com you may be introduced to, or be able to access, information, websites, advertisements, features, contests, or sweepstakes offered by other parties. We are not responsible for the actions or policies of such third parties. You should check the applicable privacy policies of those third parties when providing information on a feature or page operated by a third party.

Advertising Partners Privacy Policy

While on our site, our advertisers, promotional partners, or other third parties may use cookies or other technology to attempt to identify some of your preferences or retrieve information about you. For example, some of our advertising is served by third parties and may include cookies that enable the advertiser to determine whether you have seen a particular advertisement before. Through features available on our site, third parties may use cookies or other technology to gather information. We do not control the use of this technology or the resulting information and are not responsible for any actions or policies of such third parties.

We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our Web site. These companies may use non-personal information (i.e., information that does not include your name, address, email address, or phone number) about your visits to this and other Web sites to provide advertisements about goods and services that may be of interest to you. To learn more about third-party advertising or to opt out of such advertising, you can visit both the Network Advertising Initiative and the Digital Advertising Alliance.

In addition to the above, we have implemented at gratuitycalculate.com certain “Google Analytics” features that support display advertising, including re-targeting. Visitors to gratuitycalculate may opt out of Google Analytics, customize the Google Display Network ads by using the Google Ad Preferences Manager, and learn more about how Google serves ads by viewing its Customer Ads Help Center. If you do not wish to participate in Google Analytics, you may also download the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on.

CCPA Privacy Rights

Under the CCPA, among other rights, California consumers have the right to:

Request that a business that collects a consumer’s personal data disclose the categories and specific pieces of personal data that a business has collected about consumers.

Request that a business deletes any personal data about the consumer that a business has collected.

Request that a business that sells a consumer’s personal data, not sell the consumer’s personal data.

If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us.

GDPR Data Protection Rights

We would like to make sure you are fully aware of all of your data protection rights. Every user is entitled to the following:

The right to access – You have the right to request copies of your personal data. We may charge you a small fee for this service.

The right to rectification – You have the right to request that we correct any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request that we complete the information you believe is incomplete.

The right to erasure – You have the right to request that we erase your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to restrict processing – You have the right to request that we restrict the processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to object to processing – You have the right to object to our processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to data portability – You have the right to request that we transfer the data that we have collected to another organization, or directly to you, under certain conditions.

If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us.

Children’s Privacy

Our Service does not address anyone under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13. If You are a parent or guardian and You are aware that Your child has provided Us with Personal Data, please contact Us. If We become aware that We have collected Personal Data from anyone under the age of 13 without verification of parental consent, We take steps to remove that information from our servers. If we need to rely on consent as a legal basis for processing Your information and Your country requires consent from a parent, We may require Your parent’s consent before We collect and use that information.

Online Privacy Policy

This privacy policy applies only to our online activities and is valid for visitors to our website about the information that they share and/or collect. This policy does not apply to any information collected offline or via channels other than this website.

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 who 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.

Changing or Updating our Privacy Policy

Gratuitycalculate.com reserves the right to change or update this Privacy Policy at any time by posting a notice on the Site explaining that we are changing our Privacy Policy.