This privacy policy outlines the types of personal information received and collected by and how it is used.

This policy was last updated Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014

User submitted information:

Although not required to use, users may choose to submit information such as their name and/or e-mail address while posting comments or contact forms. I personally will never sell or share your personal information. This information is transmitted in the clear with no encryption. No goods or services are sold on and no sensitive or financial information should be submitted to this website.

Log Files and Aggregated Statistics:

Like many other Web sites, ParticleShock makes use of log files and statistics. 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 user’s movement around the site, and gather demographic information. IP addresses, and other such information are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable.

Statistics may be gathered by third parties such as Google and Automattic.

Cookies and Web Beacons:

Like all WordPress websites,  uses cookies to store information about visitors preferences, record user-specific information on which pages the user access or visit, customize Web page content based on visitors browser type or other information that the visitor sends via their browser.

WordPress, Jetpack, and Automattic:

The Jetpack plug-in for WordPress offers several features that may enhance your browsing experience; such as listing of the most popular posts and pages published on a website powered by WordPress.

  • has no control over the information gathered by Automattic.
  • Users may review Automattic’s privacy policy at


DoubleClick DART Cookie

  • Google, as a third party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on ParticleShock.
  • Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to users based on their visit to ParticleShock and other sites on the Internet.
  • Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy at the following URL –

Some of our advertising partners may use cookies and web beacons on our site. Our advertising partners include:

Google Adsense, Amazon

These third-party ad servers or ad networks use technology to send the advertisements and links that appear on ParticleShock send directly to your browsers. They automatically receive your IP address when this occurs. Other technologies ( such as cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons ) may also be used by the third-party ad networks to measure the effectiveness of their advertisements and / or to personalize the advertising content that you see. has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.

You should consult the respective privacy policies of these third-party ad servers for more detailed information on their practices as well as for instructions about how to opt-out of certain practices. Particleshock’s privacy policy does not apply to, and we cannot control the activities of, such other advertisers or web sites.

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.

If you require any more information or have any questions about our privacy policy, please feel free to contact us by email at