The only cookies in use on our site are for Google Analytics. Google Analytics is a web analytics tool that helps website owners understand how visitors engage with their website. Google Analytics customers can view a variety of reports about how visitors interact with their website so that they can improve it.
Like many services, Google Analytics uses first-party cookies to track visitor interactions as in our case, where they are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We then use the information to compile reports and to help us improve our site.
Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. These cookies are used to store information, such as the time that the current visit occurred, whether the visitor has been to the site before and what site referred the visitor to the web page.
Google Analytics collects information anonymously. It reports website trends without identifying individual visitors. You can opt out of Google Analytics without affecting how you visit our site – for more information on opting out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites you use, visit this Google page.
DoubleClick DART Cookie
Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to our site’s visitors based upon their vis it to www.wholenews.co and other sites on the Internet.
Like many other Web sites, www.wholenews.co makes use of log files. These files merely logs visitors to the site - usually a standard procedure for hosting companies and a part of hosting services’s analytics. The information inside the log files includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date/time stamp, referring/exit pages, and possibly the number of clicks.
This information is used to administer the site and identify potential malicious activity such as DDoS attempts against our platform.
Log files are not used to gather user information (i.e. demographic information or preferences)
IP addresses, and other such information are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable.