What personal information do we collect and when to we collect it?
“Personally Identifiable Information” is information that can be used on its own or with other information to identify, contact, or locate a single person, or to identify an individual in context. Personally identifiable information that we collect may include, but is not limited to, your name, physical mailing address, email address or phone number, and any other personal information of yours that is not otherwise publicly available.
We collect personal information from you when you register as a user on our Website, sign up for our newsletter or blog, respond to a survey or marketing communication, fill out a form online or otherwise enter your personal information on our Website.
We or our third-party service providers may also collect information relating to your devices, including your device model, operating system, browser type, unique device identifier, and IP address, mobile phone number, mobile network carrier, location, and event information (such as application installations).
How do we use your information?
We may use your personal information for the following general purposes:
— to contact you and send emails regarding our services;
— to follow up after correspondence (live chat, email or phone inquiries);
— to administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature;
— to fulfill your requests for information regarding our services;
— administrative purposes;
— to customize the advertising and content you see; and
— for internal business purposes.
We use anonymous information, such as that pertaining to web pages you have viewed, in order to analyze trends, track user's movements, provide a better user experience and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. We do not use this data in a manner that would identify you personally. See "Authorized Third-Parties."
How do we protect your information?
We take commercially reasonable steps to ensure data privacy and security including through various hardware and software methodologies. However, due to the open communication nature of the Internet, we cannot guarantee that communications between you and us will be free from unauthorized access by third-parties. Users of our Website do so at their own risk with respect to such communications. We do not accept any responsibility or liability for actions that may result from your data or information being intercepted or accessed by an unauthorized third-party.
Does our Website allow third-party behavioral tracking?
It’s also important to note that we allow third-party behavioral tracking.
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer your personally identifiable information to outside parties unless we provide you with advance notice. This does not include website hosting service providers and other third-party service providers who assist us in operating our Website, conducting our business, or serving our users. We may share your personal information with these third-parties without notice, so long as those third-parties agree to keep the information confidential.
Under the following circumstances, we may be required to disclose your personal information:
— If we respond to subpoenas, court orders or legal process, or if we need to establish or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims.
— If we believe it is necessary to share information in order to investigate, prevent or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person or as otherwise required by law.
— If we believe it is necessary to restrict or inhibit any user from using our Website, including, without limitation, by means of "hacking" or defacing any portion thereof.
Non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.
Do Not Track signals
"Do Not Track" ("DNT") is a preference you can set in your web browser to let the sites you visit know that you do not want them collecting information about you. Our Website does not currently respond to "Do Not Track" settings.
Occasionally, at our discretion, our Website may contain links to other third-party websites. These third-party websites have separate and independent privacy policies. You should check the privacy policies of those websites before providing your personal information to them. We are not responsible or liable for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our Website and welcome any feedback about these sites.
Do we use ‘cookies’?
We use third-party service providers to serve ads on our behalf across the Internet and sometimes on our Website. They may collect anonymous information about your visits to our Website. They may also use information about your visits to our Website and other sites and mobile applications to target ads for products and services. For instance, they may collect web log data from you (such as IP address and information about your browser or operating system) or place or recognize a unique cookie on your browser to enable you to receive customized ads. Through this process, demographic or other interest data may be associated with your browser or device in a non-personally identifiable manner. No personally identifiable information is collected in this process. They do not know the name, address, email address, phone number or any personally identifiable information about the user.
The NAI (Network Advertising Initiative) allows for the central opting out of all of its members' cookies from a single opt-out page. If you prefer not to receive relevant advertising on web pages, please click on the following link: https://www.networkadvertising.org/choices/. If you delete your cookies, use a different browser or buy a new computer, you will need to renew your opt-out choice. In addition, you can set preferences for how Google advertises to you using the Google Ad Settings page. You can also can opt by using the Google Analytics Opt Out Browser add on.
Our Website is not intended for children, and we will not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children. If we become aware that a subscriber is under the age of 13, we will remove their personally identifiable information from our files.
Can I access my personal information and make changes?
You have the right and ability to edit your personal information on our Website at any time. You can opt in or out of receiving future communications from us, you can unsubscribe by following instructions contained in the messages you receive, or you can change your marketing preferences by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We do reserve the right to send you certain communications relating to the services we provide, such as service announcements and administrative messages. We do not offer you the opportunity to opt-out of receiving those communications.
Last Update: November 21. 2017