Effective date: December 14, 2019
Please read this Policy carefully. If you do not agree to this Policy, please discontinue use of this Website. Your continued use of the Website indicates your acceptance of this Policy.
I. WHAT INFORMATION WE COLLECT, HOW, AND WHY
a) Personal information
This is information about you that you have provided by entering information via our Website. Personal Information includes name, phone number, and email address. This information is collected when you subscribe to our Newsletter, when you submit an inquiry through our Contact form, and when you leave a comment on a Blog post. We collect this Information so we can provide and operate our services.
b) Device information
II. HOW WE STORE, USE, SHARE AND DISCLOSE THIS INFORMATION
Your security is important to us, which is why we have implemented strong physical and electronic security safeguards to prevent unauthorized disclosure or access to any information collected through our Website.
We may use your Personal Information to send you our Newsletter, to respond to inquiries made through the Website, to receive feedback and make improvements to the Website and its content, and to notify you of any important changes and/or updates. We will only use your Personal Information with your prior consent.
Cookies: 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.
Device information is used to analyze web traffic and site activity, identify returning users, store information about your preferences, and collect non-personal demographic information.
We will not sell, share, distribute or transfer Personal Information collected directly by this Website to any Third Parties unless we obtain your prior consent or in order to comply with any legal obligation. Please read the following section for information about how Third-Parties may collect information.
III. 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.
When you subscribe to our Newsletter, we retain your name and email on our Subscriber database until and unless you unsubscribe from the Newsletter. When you unsubscribe, your information is transferred to our Unsubscribed database, where it will remain until and unless you request the deletion of your data.
If you submit an inquiry through our Contact form, we retain your name, email, and the content of your inquiry or request, for 90 days after said request is completed, in case follow up is needed.
IV. THIRD-PARTY SERVICE PROVIDERS
We use Third-Party service providers in some sections of the Website. These Providers are:
a) Ninja Forms Plugin
b) MailPoet Forms
Information that you submit through our Subscribe to our Newsletter forms is processed through the MailPoet platform. The information collected includes your name and email.
If you have subscribed to our newsletter or if you are a member of our website (you can log in) or if you have purchased on our website, there is a good chance you will receive emails from us.
We will only send you emails that you have signed up to receive, or which pertain to the services we provided to you.
To send you emails, we use the name and email address you provide us. Our site also logs the IP address you used when you signed up for the service to prevent abuse of the system.
This website can send emails through the MailPoet sending service. This service allows us to track opens and clicks on our emails. We use this information to improve the content of our newsletters.
No identifiable information is otherwise tracked outside this website except for the email address.
You can find MailPoet’s Privacy Notice here.
V. LINKS TO OTHER SITES & EMBEDDED CONTENT
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.
VI. PRIVACY OF MINORS
This Website is not intended for children under the age of 13 and we do not knowingly collect any personal information from children under 13. If you are under the age of 13, please refrain from submitting any personal information on this Website. We will promptly delete any personal information related to children under the age of 13 if we discover such information or upon receiving any report about such information.
VII. RIGHTS UNDER GDPR
If you are a European resident, you have certain rights under the General Data Protection Regulation.
You have the right to:
Information about how your Personal Information is processed;
Access Personal Information we hold about you and to ask that your personal information be corrected, updated, or deleted;
Object to the processing of your Personal Information;
Request the restriction of the processing of your Personal Information;
Receive your Personal Information in a machine-readable format;
Request that decisions based on automated processing concerning you or significantly affecting you and based on your Personal Information are made by natural persons, not only by computers.
If you would like to access, correct, update or delete any Personal Information we have about you, make a complaint, or want more information, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or submit an inquiry on our Contact form here.
VIII. YOUR DATA RIGHTS AND WITHDRAWING CONSENT
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. To request an exported file of your data, click here, and for the deletion of your data here. You can also send us an email at email@example.com, or through our Contact form here.
We may contact you to notify you regarding any material changes to the Website, to send updates about our Company, to respond to an inquiry submitted through email or through our Contact form, to resolve a dispute, to poll your opinions through surveys or questionnaires, or as otherwise necessary to contact you to enforce our Policy, applicable national laws, and any agreement we may have with you. For these purposes, we may contact you via email.
If you wish to unsubscribe from our Marketing Communications (newsletters, offers, updates), you can do so by clicking on the “unsubscribe” link located at the bottom of our emails, or by sending us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.