Privacy Policy

In order to provide service and support for Gadget's Fixit Page, we sometimes need to collect information about you. This Privacy Policy explains:

  • what information we may collect about you
  • how we use that information
  • whether we'll disclose your details to anyone else
  • the use of cookies on this website

What information will Gadget's Fixit Page collect about me?

Usage Tracking

Gadget's Fixit Page also collects page view statistics using the glFusion Usage Stats plugin. The following information is logged for each page view:

  • Browser User Agent (identifies the browser and version)
  • IP Address
  • Host name
  • date and time
  • page viewed
  • Referring page (if linked from another site)
  • Full URL of the page / action

How We Use Your Information

Usage tracking data is used to help identify BOTs and other nefarious actors who attempt to exploit common hacks and vulnerabilities.

We also use the usage tracking data to understand what pages are most popular and which ones are not popular to better improve our service.

Usage tracking data is kept on hand for 3 months.

What Information Do We Share

Gadget's Fixit Page does not share any information or provide any user information to any other sites or services. All personal information collected here is used strictly by Gadget's Fixit Page and never provided to any other entity.

Cookie Policy

Cookies are small text files stored on your device when you access most websites.

At Gadget's Fixit Page we make use of cookies to improve your experience and to provide us with information about how the web site is being used. Our cookies do not store personal information such as your name or email address.

In addition to our own cookies which are essential to run our site, we also uses third party tools which also use cookies. Information about the third party tools can be found below.

Third Party Cookies

Google Analytics - We use Google Analytics to help us understand how the site is being used. Google Analytics reports this information without identifying individual users.

To find out how to prevent tracking by Google Analytics across all websites, visit

CloudFlare - Gadget's Fixit Page utilizes CloudFlare to speed up and protect our website. CloudFlare will set a cookie when visiting Gadget's Fixit Page. __cfduid cookie is used to identify individual clients behind a shared IP address and apply security settings on a per-client basis. For example, if the visitor is in a coffee shop where there are a bunch of infected machines, but the specific visitor's machine is trusted (e.g. because they've completed a challenge within your Challenge Passage period), the cookie allows us to identify that client and not challenge them again. It does not correspond to any user ID in your web application and does not store any personally identifiable information.

AddToAny Social Sharing - Gadget's Fixit Page utilizes AddToAny’s social sharing capabilities for stories. AddToAny will set a cookie to update the counter for the web site's social sharing features.

Changing your browser settings to stop cookies

You can choose to manage the cookies uses on its website through your internet browser settings at any time. For information on how to do this, follow the appropriate link below.

Further information about cookies

If you wish to learn more about cookies and how to manage them, visit

Contacting Us

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or anything else, please contact us.

Last Updated Thursday, August 29 2019 @ 08:39 AM PDT  5,077 Hits