Effective Date: June 11, 2017
1. NOTICE CONCERNING CHILDREN.
Any website “directed at children under 13” must undertake certain compliance steps pursuant to the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act [15 U.S. Code § 6502] and under age 16 pursuant to Article 8 of the General Data Protection Regulation. This Site is directed at adults, not children.
2. PERSONAL INFORMATION COLLECTED.
A. Information Collection: You can browse the Site without providing us any personal information. If you comment on a blog post or contact us, however, we require you to provide us with certain information that personally identifies you (“Personal Information”). Personal Information includes the following categories of information: (1) Contact Data (such as your name and e-mail address).
B. Modification or Removal Process: You may also contact us to request the removal or modification of any Personal Information we have for you. We will evaluate and determine whether to agree to or reject your request in our sole discretion.
D. Do Not Track Signals: Certain states such as California require that we disclose whether we acknowledge “do not track” signals issued by browsers or privacy software. We do not respond to such signals at this time.
E. Google Tracking. We allow third-party companies to collect certain anonymous information when you visit our website. These companies, including Google, may use non-personally identifiable information (e.g. ads you click versus those you don’t, the type of browser you use, etc.) during your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services likely to be of greater interest to you. These companies typically use a cookie to collect this information. To learn more about this behavioral advertising practice visit the NAI at http://www.networkadvertising.org. To opt-out of this type of advertising, you can visit http://www.networkadvertising.org/choices/ which will automatically detect and opt-out of a majority of the tracking programs.
3. COOKIES AND TRAFFIC DATA COLLECTED.
We automatically track and collect the following categories of information when you visit our Site: (1) IP addresses; (2) domain servers; (3) types of computers accessing the Site; and (4) types of web browsers used to access the Site (collectively “Traffic Data”). Traffic Data is anonymous information that does not personally identify you but is helpful for marketing purposes and for helping us improve your experience when using the Site.
4. USE OF INFORMATION COLLECTED
A. Our Use Of Information: We use your Personal Information to interact with you as well as comply with various laws as detailed herein. Please read this Section 4 carefully.
B. Sharing Personal Information: We share certain categories of information we collect from you in the ways described in this Policy. We share Contact Data with our business partners who assist us by performing core services (such as hosting and email communications) related to our operation of the Site. If you do not want us to share your Personal Information with any third parties, please discontinue your use of the Site.
C. Use of Contact Data. We use your Contact Data to provide you with administrative communications. We may also use your Contact Data to send you commercial emails highlighting our offerings and business developments. These email communications may contain messages, advertisements, and affiliate links promoting third parties and third party products.
D. Sale of Information: Should we decide to sell all or part of our business or this Site at some point in the future, your Personal Information will be included as an asset in the transfer of the business to the new owner.
5. INFORMATION SECURITY
A. Confidentiality and Security of Personal Information: Except as otherwise provided in this Policy, we will keep your Personal Information private and will not share it with third parties, unless such disclosure is necessary to: (a) comply with a court order or other legal process; (b) protect our rights or property; or (c) enforce the legal documents applicable to the Site.
B. Site Security. We use reasonable security measures in place to secure email communications from and to you as well as store such communications. Blog comments are not secured since such comments are public communications.
6. AREAS BEYOND OUR CONTROL
A. Public Information: We allow you to interact with others in areas of the Site such as with comments to blog posts. Please understand that any information disclosed in these areas may be viewed by others and may be indexed by data collection companies such as Google. Exercise caution when deciding to disclose Personal Information.
B. Third Party Websites: The Site contains links to other websites. We have no control over the terms and privacy policies of said sites. Please make sure to view the policies of those sites before proceeding.
7. CONTACT INFORMATION
If you have any questions about this Policy or our practices related to this Site, please contact us using the Contact Us button at the bottom of this page or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.