Privacy & Cookies Policy


Springhole.net uses various services that may be placing cookies or mobile identifiers on your computer or device. To find out which services they are and how you can opt out if you wish, read on.

This site uses ads placed through Google Adsense that that may be placing cookies or mobile identifiers (including ones from third parties, and the DoubleClick cookie) on your computer/device to collect information of where you go on the Internet (as well as IP, time, and browser data) so they can try to give you ads that are more relevant to your interests. You can go here to learn more about how Google uses cookies and identifiers in advertising, and here to disable personalized ads.

This website also uses Google Analytics, which uses cookies and mobile identifiers to collect traffic data and general information such as the age range, gender, general location, and interests of visitors. This data is used to help determine what kind of audience this site is reaching and what kind of content is popular so as to help determine kind of new content to put up. You can also get an add-on to opt out of Analytics tracking for your browser here.

You can go here to learn more about how and why Google uses cookies and identifiers to track users in general, and what data they collect.

This site also uses a Twitter widget to connect to its visitors and point out (hopefully!) relevant and interesting things. Twitter likewise uses cookies and mobile to collect browsing data to personalize ads and content for Twitter users and to improve its own services. You can learn more about how to opt out of cookies and interest-based advertising at the links near the bottom of the page, and go here to find out where you can change related settings through Twitter.

AddToAny uses cookies and identifiers to collect information to personalize ads and shares non-personally identifiable information with data partners. Learn more here.

Information collected by these services may include your IP, your browser, device, operating system, language, times and dates, and cookie information. To learn more about how cookies and tracking work, and to learn how you can opt out of cookies and tracking in general, you can visit the following:

The device or browser you are using likely also has settings to control and limit cookies or identifiers. Cookies And You has instructions for doing this on different browsers and devices. Numerous plugins and extensions, such as Ghostery and Privacy Badger, can also help you control cookies and tracking.

Springhole.net does not collect any personally identifying information with these services, and it won't share any of the information it does collect with Google, Twitter, nor with any third parties.

If you enter the chat, your IP address and sometimes ISP will be visible to other users in the chat. Understand that your IP address will NOT lead anyone to your real name, home information, etc., though it can sometimes reveal the city or general region you live in. This is a standard feature of IRC, and helps identify individual users and prevent trolling, sockpuppeting, and other misuse. Springhole.net does not share this information with any third parties for commercial purposes. Otherwise, you are responsible for any information you disclose; it's on you to exercise reasonable caution and keep yourself safe.