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Special note regarding social network presence:
Silicon Gadget may have pages on major social networks like, but not limited to, Facebook and Twitter, but those pages are meant only as an additional channel to communicate about new content on this site, they are not required to access this site and they are not actively configured by me to gather any information about you. Still, the owners of those social network may track your activity and data through those pages, but since it is their choice and not mine, they are responsible for handling your data and request your consent.