Who we are

Made For Bass (MFB) is a website that provides information about bass guitars, effects pedals, amplifiers, cabinets, companies and provides news from the bass guitar community. The MFB website address is: https://www.madeforbass.com.


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. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

User-submitted images may be transmitted to image compression servers in the United States and stored there for up to 30 days.

User-submitted images that are displayed on this site will be transmitted and stored on a global network of third-party servers (a CDN).


Contact Form

If you use the contact form: https://www.madeforbass.com/contact, your name, email address and comments will be stored for customer service purposes but this information is not shared and not used for marketing purposes.

This website uses WPForms WordPress plugin: https://wpforms.com, to collect, store and process information. Made For Bass GDPR compliant. 


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.



Google Analytics Information Tracking:

Google Analytics is a web analytics service provided by Google LLC (“Google”). It enables us to analyze how users interact with our website, providing valuable insights into visitor behavior and preferences. Google Analytics collects various types of information, including but not limited to:

  1. Usage Data: This may include your IP address, browser type and version, the pages of our website that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers, and other diagnostic data.
  2. Location Data: Google Analytics may collect information about your approximate location, determined by your IP address or other means.
  3. Demographic Information: This may include age, gender, interests, and other demographic data, as inferred from your browsing behavior and other sources.
    Acquisition and Traffic Sources: Google Analytics tracks how you arrived at our website, including which search engine or referring website led you to us, as well as keywords used in search queries.
  4. Device Information: This includes information about the device you use to access our website, such as device type, operating system, screen resolution, and mobile network information.
  5. Interactions and Events: Google Analytics may record interactions with our website, such as clicks, scroll depth, form submissions, downloads, and video views, as well as custom events set up by us for tracking specific actions.
  6. Cookies and Similar Technologies: Google Analytics uses cookies and similar tracking technologies to collect and store information about your browsing behavior. These cookies may be set by Google Analytics or by third-party providers.


Purpose of Data Collection:

The information collected by Google Analytics is used to analyze and track website traffic, monitor the performance of our website, understand user preferences and interests, optimize content and user experience, and measure the effectiveness of our marketing efforts.


Opting Out:

You can opt out of Google Analytics tracking by installing the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on, available at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout. Additionally, you may adjust your browser settings to refuse cookies or delete existing cookies. However, please note that opting out may impact your experience of our website.


For more information:

For more information about how Google Analytics handles data privacy and security, please refer to Google’s Privacy Policy at https://policies.google.com/privacy.

Who we share your data with

If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

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.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

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