- “Service” refers to the Company’s services accessed via the Site, in which users can opt-in, purchase, or enter for free.
- The terms “we,” “us,” and “our” refer to the Company’s website.
- “You” refers to you, as a user of our Site or our Service.
Personal Data – any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person.
Processing – any operation or set of operations which is performed on Personal Data or on sets of Personal Data.
Data subject – a natural person whose Personal Data is being Processed.
Child – a natural person under 16 years of age.
Data Protection Principles
We promise to follow the following data protection principles:
- Processing is lawful, fair, transparent. Our Processing activities have lawful grounds. We always consider your rights before Processing Personal Data. We will provide you information regarding Processing upon request.
- Processing is limited to the purpose. Our Processing activities fit the purpose for which Personal Data was gathered.
- Processing is done with minimal data. We only gather and Process the minimal amount of Personal Data required for any purpose.
- Processing is limited to a time period. We will not store your personal data for longer than needed.
- We will do our best to ensure the accuracy of data.
- We will do our best to ensure the integrity and confidentiality of data.
How We Collect Your Information
We collect and “Non-Personal Information” and “Personal Information.”
Non-Personal Information is data that cannot be used to personally identify you. It is simply anonymous data. This includes general demographic information we may collect, referring/exit pages and URLs, platform types, preferences you submit and preferences that are generated based on the data you submit.
Personal Information is data that can be used to personally identify you. This includes your email address and first name. This data is provided to us by you voluntarily via an opt-in form, email, phone, or contacting us via our website.
This Site only contacts individuals who specifically request that or in the event that they have signed up to receive my free email communications. This Site collects personally identifying information from my users during online purchasing. Generally, this information includes name and e-mail address for registration to receive our free newsletters and name, email address, postal address, and credit card information when purchasing my products or services. All of this information is provided to me by you.
Data We Gather
1. INTERNET TRAFFIC DATA
Internet traffic data includes the name of the website you came from (known as the “referring URL”), your internet service provider information, the IP address of your computer/the proxy server you use to access the Internet, your web browser type, the type of mobile device, your computer operating system, and data about your browsing activity when using our website. We do not collect personally identifying information through this process, and it is used to analyze user traffic to help improve our website to provide a better user experience.
You can remove cookies stored in your computer via your browser settings. Alternatively, you can control some 3rd party cookies by using a privacy enhancement platform such as optout.aboutads.info or youronlinechoices.com. For more information about cookies, visit allaboutcookies.org.
3. WHEN ENTERING AND USING OUR WEBSITE
When you enter and use our website and agree to accept cookies, some of these cookies may contain your Personal Information.
4. WHEN BUYING PRODUCTS OR SERVICES
If you purchase products or services from us, we collect your first and last name, email address, physical address, credit card or other payment information, phone number, and other information listed.
How We Use Your Personal Data
We use your Personal Data in order to:
- Provide our service to you. This includes, for example, registering your account; providing you with other products and services that you have requested; providing you with promotional items at your request and communicating with you in relation to those products and services; communicating and interacting with you; and notifying you of changes to any services.
- Enhance your customer experience;
- Fulfill an obligation under law or contract;
- To send you newsletters and campaign offers;
- For other purposes we have asked your consent for.
As long as you have not informed us otherwise, we consider offering you: products/services that are similar or same to your purchasing history/browsing behavior to be our legitimate interest.
We might process your Personal Data for additional purposes that are not mentioned here, but are compatible with the original purpose for which the data was gathered.
We will inform you of any further Processing and purposes.
Who Else Can Access Your Personal Data
We do not share your Personal Data with strangers. Personal Data about you is in some cases provided to our trusted partners in order to either make providing the service to you possible or to enhance your customer experience.
1. GOOGLE ANALYTICS PRIVACY NOTICE
This website uses Google Analytics to collect information about how visitors use our website. Google Analytics collects information from users such as age, gender, location, interests, internet browser, how often they visit our website, and what pages they visit. We use the information we get from Google Analytics to analyze traffic, improve our marketing, and improve our website.
For more information on how Google collects and processes your data, visit https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/.
You can prevent Google Analytics from using your information by opting out at this link: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/.
2. Mediavine Programmatic Advertising
The Website uses Mediavine to manage all third-party advertising on the Website. Mediavine serves content and advertisements when you visit the Website, which may use first and third-party cookies. A cookie is a small text file which is sent to your computer or mobile device (referred to in this policy as a “device”) by the web server so that a website can remember some information about your browsing activity on the Website. The cookie may collect information relating to your use of the Website, information about your device such as the device’s IP address and browser type, demographic data and, if you arrived at the Website via a link from a third-party site, the URL of the linking page.
First party cookies are created by the website that you are visiting. A third-party cookie is frequently used in behavioral advertising and analytics and is created by a domain other than the website you are visiting. Third-party cookies, tags, pixels, beacons and other similar technologies (collectively, “Tags”) may be placed on the Website to monitor interaction with advertising content and to target and optimize advertising. Each internet browser has functionality so that you can block both first and third-party cookies and clear your browser’s cache. The “help” feature of the menu bar on most browsers will tell you how to stop accepting new cookies, how to receive notification of new cookies, how to disable existing cookies and how to clear your browser’s cache. For more information about cookies and how to disable them, you can consult the information at www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/.
Without cookies you may not be able to take full advantage of the Website content and features. Please note that rejecting cookies does not mean that you will no longer see ads when you visit our Site.
The Website may collect IP addresses and location information to serve personalized ads and pass it to Mediavine. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices to opt-in or opt-out of this data collection, please visit http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp. You may also visit http://optout.aboutads.info/#/ and http://optout.networkadvertising.org/# to learn more information about interest-based advertising. You may download the AppChoices app at http://www.aboutads.info/appchoices to opt out in connection with mobile apps, or use the platform controls on your mobile device to opt out.
Mediavine partners with the following data processors:
3. THIRD PARTIES
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer your Personal Information to other individuals or business entity without your consent. This does not include website hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or serving our users, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release information when its release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others’ rights, property or safety.
We only work with Processing partners who are able to ensure an adequate level of protection to your Personal Data. We disclose your Personal Data to third parties or public officials when we are legally obliged to do so. We might disclose your Personal Data to third parties if you have consented to it or if there are other legal grounds for it.
How We Secure Your Data
We do our best to keep your Personal Data safe. We use safe protocols for communication and transferring data (such as HTTPS). We use anonymising and pseudonymising where suitable. We monitor our systems for possible vulnerabilities and attacks.
Your information is stored at the list server that delivers this site’s newsletters (https://www.mailerlite.com). Your information can only be accessed by me. All of the newsletters or emails that are sent to you by this Site include an unsubscribe link in them. You can remove yourself at any time from our newsletters or mailing list by clicking on the unsubscribe link that can be found in every communication that I send you.
Even though we try our best we can not guarantee the security of information. However, we promise to notify suitable authorities of data breaches. We will also notify you if there is a threat to your rights or interests. We will do everything we reasonably can to prevent security breaches and to assist authorities should any breaches occur.
If you have an account with us, note that you have to keep your username and password secret.
This website is not directed to anyone under the age of 13, although we realize that a child under the age of 13 may try to access our website. We do not knowingly collect personal information from anyone under the age of 13. If we learn that we have gathered personal information from anyone under the age of 13 without the consent of a parent or guardian, we will delete that information as soon as possible. If you are a parent or guardian and believe we have collected such information, please contact us at [email protected]
Protecting your information is a top priority for us. When you submit personal information to the Site, your information is protected both online and offline.
Wherever we collect personal information, that information is encrypted and transmitted to us by secure servers. We implement a variety of security measures when a user enters, submits, or accesses their information to maintain the safety of your personal information including encryption and firewalls. Unfortunately, these measures do not guarantee that your personal information will not be accessed and misused over the internet.
You have the right to opt-out of any further contact from us or our affiliates by following the instructions at the bottom of each email. You may also change your contact preferences by contacting us at [email protected]
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This policy was last modified on June 2, 2020.