Privacy Policy

This privacy policy has been created to help those who are concerned with how their ‘Personally Identifiable Information’ (PII) is being used online.

PII, as described in US privacy law and information security, is information that can be used on its own or with other information to identify, contact, or locate a single person, or to identify an individual in context.

Please read our privacy policy carefully to get a clear understanding of how we collect, use, protect or otherwise handle your PII in accordance with our website. We recently updated our Privacy Policy to clarify how we protect your personal information in keeping with the EU’s new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

We promise to keep your data safe and secure.

We understand this all sounds high-tech. To make things easier to understand, is an explanation of why we need it and how we use it.

Your happiness is our number one priority

We use your data to create the best experience you can have online – and in the emails you receive from us.

We take your data seriously

We’ll protect your data by using the services of expert data security suppliers.

We won’t spam you

You decide what and how here from us by setting your perferences. You can opt-out any time you want. And with specific tags, we make sure you are not receiving emails from several automations at the same time, but only information most relevant to your needs and preferences.

We willl not keep your data for the sake of it

If we don’t need it, we will delete it.

We take your privacy seriously

At The Porn Conversation, we care greatly about our community. We understand your data is precious and needs to be treated with the utmost respect and privacy. In this page, we are going to walk you through why and how we collect private data, how we use it, and your rights.

More information about our Privacy Policy

How we use your information

We use your information in a number of different ways. Continue reading to see what we do and why we do it.

When you browse our website

What do we collect?

Information about your phone or laptop, including your IP address and device type and, if you choose to share it with us, your location data, as well as how you use our website. We collect this via cookies, but we do not have access to your name or any personal details via this technology.

Why?

  • Improve our website and set default options for you
  • To give you the best possible experience!
  • To prevent and detect attacks and hackers against either you or The Porn Conversation
When you sign up to our mailing list

What do we collect?

Your name and contact details.

Why?

To send you emails after you've signed up to our mailing list!
If you have given us your name, we like to send emails that do not feel anonymous.

Your history with our mailing list

What do we collect?

Where and when you have signed-up, what email campaigns we have sent you, which ones you have opened, which ones you have clicked through, and where you are located when you open emails.

Why?

When we see you interact more with one specific type of content, we can adjust what we send out to provide you with what you’re interested in. And by knowing in what part of the world you are located, we can send you information about events we do near you!

To make sure we don’t spam you, we monitor your engagement with our emails and based on that, adjust what campaign you receive.

We also anonymize and aggregate personal information (so that it does not identify you) and use it for purposes including testing our IT systems, research, data analysis, improving our site, and developing new products and services. We also share this information with third parties.

Sharing your information

What we DON’T DO:

We do not, and will not, sell any of your personal data to any third party – including your name or email address.

Sharing of Information

We share information we collect in accordance with the practices described in this Privacy Policy. We share information about you as follows:

Security and Compelled Disclosure.

We share your information to comply with the law or other legal process, and where required, in response to lawful requests by public authorities, including to meet national security or law enforcement requirements. We also share your information to protect the rights, property, life, health, security and safety of us, the Service or any third party.

Marketing messages

If you signed-up to our mailing list, we will send you marketing messages by email.

You can stop receiving marketing messages from us at any time, by clicking on the ‘unsubscribe’ link in any email or by contacting talk@thepornconversation.org.

Please note that it might take a few days for all our systems to be updated, so you might get messages from us while we process your request.

Your Rights

When it comes to your personal information, these are your rights:

  • The right to be informed about how your personal information is being used.
  • The right to access the personal information we hold about you.
  • The right to request the correction of inaccurate personal information we hold about you.
  • The right to request that we delete your data, or stop processing it or collecting it, in some circumstances.
  • The right to stop direct marketing messages, by unsubscribing.
  • The right to request that we transfer or port elements of your data either to you or another service provider.
Children

The Porn Conversation is intended for a general audience and not directed to children under thirteen (13) years of age. The Porn Conversation does not knowingly collect personal information as defined by the U.S. Children’s Privacy Protection Act (“COPPA”) in a manner that is not permitted by COPPA. If you are a parent or guardian and believe The Porn Conversation has collected such information in a manner not permitted by COPPA, please contact us as set forth in the section entitled “Contact”, and we will remove such data to the extent required by COPPA.

Changes to how we protect your privacy

We may change this page from time to time, to reflect how we are processing your data. If we make significant changes, we will make that clear on the website, or by some other means of contact such as email, so that you are able to review the changes before.

How to contact us

If you want to exercise your rights or have any questions regarding your data, please contact us at talk@thepornconversation.org

Cookies Policy

A cookie is a small text file that is stored in your browser when you visit almost any web page. Its usefulness is that the web is able to remember your visit when you return to browse that page. Cookies usually store information of a technical nature, personal preferences, content personalization, usage statistics, links to social networks, access to user accounts, etc. The objective of the cookie is to adapt the content of the web to your profile and needs, without cookies the services offered by any page would be significantly reduced.

If you want to know more about what cookies are, what they store, how to eliminate them, and how to deactivate them, please read this.

Cookies used on this website

Following the guidelines of the Spanish Agency for Data Protection we proceed to detail the use of cookies by this website in order to inform you as accurately as possible.

This website uses the following own cookies:

  • Session cookies, to ensure that the users who write comments on the blog are human and not automated applications.

This website uses the following third-party cookies:

  • Google Analytics: Stores cookies to be able to compile statistics on the traffic and volume of visits to this website. By using this website you are consenting to the processing of information about you by Google. Therefore, the exercise of any right in this regard must be done by communicating directly with Google.
  • Social networks: Each social network uses its own cookies so that you can click on buttons such as Like or Share.
Deactivation or elimination of cookies

At any time you can exercise your right to deactivate or delete cookies from this website. These actions are performed differently depending on the browser you are using. You can read more about how to do this here.

Additional Notes

Neither this website nor its legal representatives are responsible for the content or the veracity of the privacy policies that the third parties mentioned in this cookie policy may have. Web browsers are in charge of storing cookies and from them you exercise your right to eliminate or deactivate them. Neither this website nor its legal representatives can guarantee the correct or incorrect manipulation of cookies by the aforementioned browsers. In some cases it is necessary to install cookies so that the browser does not forget your decision not to accept them.

In the case of Google Analytics cookies, this company stores cookies on servers located in the United States and agrees not to share it with third parties, except in cases where it is necessary for the operation of the system or when the law requires such an effect. According to Google, it does not save your IP address. Google Inc. is a company adhered to the Safe Harbor Agreement that guarantees that all transferred data will be treated with a level of protection in accordance with European regulations. You can consult detailed information in this regard at this link. If you want information about the use that Google gives to cookies, we attach this other link.


For any questions or queries about this cookie policy, do not hesitate to contact us through the contact section.

About Cookies

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a text file that is stored in your browser when you visit almost any web page. They are used so that the website remembers your previous visit when you return.

It is not a virus, a Trojan, a worm, spam, or spyware, and it does not open pop-up windows.

What information does a cookie store?

Cookies do not usually store sensitive information about you, such as photographs, your ID or personal information, etc. The data they keep is of a technical nature, personal preferences, content personalization, etc.

The web server does not associate you as a person but rather your web browser. If you regularly browse with Internet Explorer and try browsing the same website with Firefox or Chrome, you will see that the website does not realize that you are the same person because you are associating the browser, not the person.

What kind of cookies are there?
  • Technical cookies: They are the most basic and allow, among other things, to know when a human or an automated application is browsing, when an anonymous user and a registered user are browsing, basic tasks for the operation of any dynamic website.

  • Analysis cookies: They collect information about the type of navigation you are doing, the sections you use the most, products consulted, time slot of use, language, etc.

  • Advertising cookies: They show advertising based on your browsing, your country of origin, language, etc.
What are own and third party cookies?

Own cookies are those generated by the page you are visiting and those of third parties are those generated by external services or providers such as Facebook, Twitter, Google, etc.

What happens if I disable cookies?
  • You will not be able to share content from that website on Facebook, Twitter or any other social network.
  • The website will not be able to adapt the contents to your personal preferences.
  • It will not be possible to customise geographic preferences such as time zone, currency or language.
  • The website will not be able to perform web analytics on visitors and web traffic, which will make it difficult for the web to be competitive.
  • You will not be able to write comments, upload photos, or rate content. The web will also not be able to know if you are a human or an automated application that publishes spam.
  • It will not be possible to display sectorised advertising, which will reduce the advertising revenue of the web.
  • All social networks use cookies, if you disable them you will not be able to use any social network.

Can cookies be removed?

Yes. Not only delete, but also block, in a general or particular way for a specific domain. To delete cookies from a website, you must go to your browser settings and there you can search for those associated with the domain in question and proceed to delete them.

Cookie settings for the most popular browsers

Note: these steps may vary depending on the version of the browser.

Chrome browser

  1. Go to Settings or Preferences through the File menu or by clicking on the personalization icon that appears at the top right.
  2. You will see different sections, click the Show advanced options option.
  3. Go to Privacy, Content settings
  4. Select All cookies and site data.
  5. A list will appear with all the cookies ordered by domain. To make it easier for you to find the cookies of a certain domain, enter the address partially or totally in the Search cookies field.
  6. After performing this filter, one or more lines will appear on the screen with the cookies from the requested website. Now you just have to select it and press the X to proceed with its removal.

Internet Explorer browser

  1. Go to Tools, Internet Options
  2. Click on Privacy.
  3. Move the slider to adjust the level of privacy you want.

Firefox browser

  1. Go to Options or Preferences depending on your operating system.
  2. Click on Privacy.
  3. Under History choose Use custom settings for history.
  4. Now you will see the option Accept cookies, you can activate or deactivate it according to your preferences.

Safari browser for OSX

  1. Go to Preferences, then Privacy.
  2. In this place you will see the option Block cookies so that you can adjust the type of blocking you want to perform.

Safari browser for iOS

  1. Go to Settings, then Safari.
  2. Go to Privacy and Security, you will see the option Block cookies to adjust the type of blocking you want to perform.

Android devices

  1. Run the browser and press the Menu key, then Settings.
  2. Go to Security and Privacy, you will see the option Accept cookies to enable or disable the box.

Windows Phone devices

  1. Open Internet Explorer, then More, then Settings.
  2. You can now enable or disable the Allow cookies box.

Consent is key, so just a quick heads up here: consenting to our use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy when you first visit our website will permit us to use cookies every time you visit the site.