At USA in Future, the privacy of our visitors is of extreme importance to us. This privacy policy document outlines the types of personal information is received and collected by www.UsainFuture.com and how it is used.

Log Files

Like many other Web sites, USA in Future makes use of log files. 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 a 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.

Cookies & Data

We use cookies on usainfuture.com. A cookie is a piece of data stored on a site visitor’s hard drive to help us improve your access to our site and identify repeat visitors to our site. Cookies may also enable us to track and target user interests to improve the experience on our website in the future.

  • We don’t collect personal information unless it is needed (ex, newsletter)
  • We don’t share your personal information except to comply with the law
  • We don’t store your personal information on our servers unless it’s required to operate one of our website services (ex, comments)

Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information about you. Any personal information is only collected when you voluntarily provide it, such as providing your email address to subscribe to a newsletter.

The following is a list of possible cookies and data collected when using Usa in Future. Please refer to each service’s privacy policy for more information on the exact types of data collected:

  • Google Analytics: _ga, _gid and _gat_gtag cookie data kept 26 months
  • Cloudflare: _cfduid cookie data
  • MailChimp: email address kept until you unsubscribe
  • Rafflecopter: name, email address kept until a giveaway promotion winner is announced

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.

Newsletter

USA in Future does maintain a newsletter in which visitors may signup for voluntarily using the subscription form in our footer and at the end of blog posts. To subscribe you must provide your email address via the MailChimp subscription form and confirm subscription using the double-opt-in form. USA in Future does not share this information.

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we 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. Please see the Gravatar service privacy policy for more information. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

We use Akismet on USA in Future to help prevent spam. Any comments submitted through this service are not saved on our servers unless they were marked as false positives, in which case we store them long enough to use them to improve the service to avoid future false positives. Click here to learn how your comment data is processed by the Akismet service.

Protection of Information

USAinFuture.com takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration, or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.

Your Data Rights

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.

Privacy Policy Changes

USA in Future reserves the right to change this policy at any time. We encourage visitors to check this page for Privacy Policy updates regularly. Continued use of this website after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.

Compliance with Legal Obligations

The Company may disclose any information collected from your use of the Site in order to comply with any court order, subpoena, or any other legal obligation that may arise. All disclosures of information will be done pursuant to U.S. law and may disclose such information without providing advance notice to you. The Company reserves its right to restrict your access to and use of the Site if you are discovered to be accessing or using the Site for any unlawful purpose or have violated any term of the Policy. The Company will make this determination in its sole discretion.

Ownership of Content

All of the content available on the Site is the intellectual property of the Company. Any unauthorized use, reproduction or discrimination of the content on the Site is a violation of the Company’s exclusive ownership of that content. Any users of the Site found to be violating the Company’s intellectual property rights will be prosecuted.

Content from Third Parties on the Site

From time to time, content will be available on the Site that is the property of third parties. This includes, but is not limited to, the display of advertising material and links from third parties on the Site. The Company is not responsible for any of this content and makes no representations or warranties as to the accuracy of any information provided by third parties on the Site.

Amazon Affiliate Program Disclaimer

USA in Future participates in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, which is a way for USA in Future to earn revenue by advertising and linking products from amazon.com and any of its affiliated websites, including but not limited to any other sites affiliated with the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program.

Gear Patrol links to featured products via Amazon and other online retailers, including our own Gear Patrol Store. When you click on these links and purchase products, the URL automatically includes an identifier that tells the retailer you discovered the link on Gear Patrol. We then earn a small percentage of the purchase price as a referral fee. Our team is not beholden to or indebted by these retailers.

Affiliate linking has become a regular process in digital publishing. The earnings from affiliate links contribute to our editorial practice and help us not only survive but also help our visitors to pick the right product. If you object to having purchase links attributed to USA in Future, there is a process to opt-out, outlined below, for links that direct to Amazon.

Before clicking on a link you may right click and select “Copy Link”.
Paste the link into your browser. Then highlight the portion that says “#”.
Delete it.
Hit return and continue to Amazon with the original link, stripped of our affiliate tag.

Amazon Trademark Disclaimer:

All Amazon markings and logos are the exclusive trademarks and property of Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates or subsidiaries.

If you require any more information or have any questions about our privacy policy, please feel free to contact us at info[at]USAinfuture(dot)com.