WHAT PERSONAL INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT FROM THE PEOPLE THAT VISIT OUR BLOG OR WEBSITE?
If you choose to subscribe to our “Insights” blog page, you will be asked to register with your first name and email address. The information will not be used for any purpose other than informing you of new posts. You can unsubscribe at any time via the “unsubscribe” link in our email updates.
WHEN DO WE COLLECT INFORMATION?
We collect information from you when you register on our site, respond to a survey, fill out a form or enter information on our site, such as sharing feedback or comments related to our posts or services.
HOW DO WE USE YOUR INFORMATION?
We may use the information we collect from you when you register to keep you informed of blog updates, respond to a survey or marketing communication, surf the website, or use certain other site features in the following ways:
To personalize your experience and to allow us to deliver the type of content and product offerings in which you are most interested.
To improve our website in order to better serve you.
To allow us to better service you in responding to your comments and requests.
To administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature.
HOW DO WE PROTECT YOUR INFORMATION?
We do not use vulnerability scanning and/or scanning to PCI standards.
We only provide articles and information. We never ask for credit card numbers.
Our web host, Wix, includes malware scanning and security measures to protect information.
Your personal information is contained behind Wix secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential.
DO WE USE 'COOKIES'?
Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer's hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the site's or service provider's systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information.
As a web user, you maintain the ability to turn Cookies on and off through your web browser settings, should you choose to do so.
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your Personally Identifiable Information.
We do not include or offer third-party products or services on our website. Any third party links are used as informational references only.
We have not enabled Google AdSense on our site but we may do so in the future. We do use Google Analytics to track general user information, which does not include Personally Identifiable Information.
CALIFORNIA ONLINE PRIVACY PROTECTION ACT
ACCORDING TO CALOPPA, WE AGREE TO THE FOLLOWING:
Users can visit our site anonymously.
DOES OUR SITE ALLOW THIRD-PARTY BEHAVIORAL TRACKING?
We do not allow third-party behavioral tracking.
COPPA (CHILDREN ONLINE PRIVACY PROTECTION ACT)
When it comes to the collection of personal information from children under the age of 13 years old, the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) puts parents in control. The Federal Trade Commission, United States' consumer protection agency, enforces the COPPA Rule, which spells out what operators of websites and online services must do to protect children's privacy and safety online. We do not market to children under the age of 13 years old.
FAIR INFORMATION PRACTICES
In order to be in line with Fair Information Practices we will take the following responsive action, should a data breach occur:
We will notify you via email
Within 7 business days
We will notify the users via in-site notification
Within 7 business days
We also agree to the Individual Redress Principle which requires that individuals have the right to legally pursue enforceable rights against data collectors and processors who fail to adhere to the law. This principle requires not only that individuals have enforceable rights against data users, but also that individuals have recourse to courts or government agencies to investigate and/or prosecute non-compliance by data processors.
CAN SPAM ACT
The CAN-SPAM Act is a law that sets the rules for commercial email, establishes requirements for commercial messages, gives recipients the right to have emails stopped from being sent to them, and identifies penalties for violations.
We collect your email address in order to:
Engage our mailing list or continue to send emails to our clients and subscribers.
To be in accordance with CANSPAM, we agree to the following:
Not use false or misleading subjects or email addresses.
Identify the message as an advertisement in some reasonable way.
Include the physical address of our business or site headquarters.
Monitor third-party email marketing services for compliance, if one is used.
Honor opt-out/unsubscribe requests quickly.
Allow users to unsubscribe by using the link at the bottom of each email.
If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, follow the instructions at the bottom of each email and we will promptly remove you from ALL correspondence.