Effective date: January 1, 2023
Last updated: January 1, 2023
Information Collection And Use
While using our Site, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you. Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to your name and email address (“Personal Information”). In operating this Site, we collect information from you in three possible situations. Firstly, if you choose to sign up to receive our newsletter we ask you for your name and email address. Secondly, if you choose to leave a comment on our blog, we also ask you for your name and email address. Lastly, if you choose to contact us via the Contact Page, we also ask you to provide us with a name and email address. However, in order to use and enjoy the Site, you are not required to provide us with any Personal Information; you may visit our Site anonymously.
Your information, whether public or private, will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to any other company for any reason whatsoever, without your consent, other than for the express purpose of delivering the service requested, such as email program and hosting company for mailings.
Like many site operators, we collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Site (“Log Data”). This Log Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our Site that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other statistics. In addition, we may use third party services such as Google Analytics to monitor and analyze the use of our Service. For more information on the privacy policies of Google, please visit Google’s Privacy & Terms at https://policies.google.com/privacy
Promotional and Newsletter Communications
We may use your Personal Information to contact you with newsletters, marketing or promotional materials. In compliance with the CAN-SPAM Act, all email from us will clearly show who the email is from with clear information on how to contact the sender. You may opt out of receiving these emails at any time by following the opt-out instructions or clicking the Unsubscribe link provided in the emails.
What are Cookies?
Cookies are files with a small amount of data, which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your computer by your web browser while you are browsing. A cookie file allows the Service or a third-party to recognize you and make your next visit easier and the Service more useful to you. Cookies can be “persistent” or “session” cookies.
In addition to our own cookies, we may also use various third-parties cookies to report usage statistics of the Service, deliver advertisements on and through the Service, and so on.
What Are Your Choices Regarding Cookies?
Where Can You Find More Information About Cookies?
You can learn more about cookies and the following third-party websites:
- AllAboutCookies: http://www.allaboutcookies.org/
- Network Advertising Initiative: http://www.networkadvertising.org/
General Data Protection Regulation for European Economic Area (EEA) Residents
Definitions Regarding General Data Protection Regulation for EEA Residents
General Data Protection Regulation Act.
- Data Controller
Data Controller means the natural or legal person who (either alone or jointly or in common with other persons) determines the purposes for which and the manner in which any personal information are, or are to be, processed.
- Data Processor
Data Processor means any natural or legal person who processes the data on behalf of the Data Controller.
- Data Subject
Data Subject is any living individual who is using our Service and is the subject of Personal Data.
1. Principles For Processing Personal Data
Our principles for processing personal data are:
- Fairness and lawfulness. When we process personal data, the individual rights of the Data Subjects must be protected. All personal data must be collected and processed in a legal and fair manner.
- Restricted to a specific purpose. The personal data of Data Subject must be processed only for specific purposes.
- Transparency. The Data Subject must be informed of how his/her data is being collected, processed and used.
2. What Personal Data We Collect And Process
We collect several different types of personal data for various purposes. Personal Data may include, but is not limited to:
- Email address
- First name and last name
- Cookies and Log Data
3. How We Use The Personal Data
We use the collected personal data for various purposes:
- To provide you with services
- To notify you about changes to our services and/or products
- To provide customer support
- To gather analysis or valuable information so that we can improve our services
- To detect, prevent and address technical issues
4. Legal Basis For Collecting And Processing Personal Data
Our legal basis for collecting and using the personal data described in this Data Protection Policy depends on the personal data we collect and the specific context in which we collect the information:
- You have given us permission to do so
- Processing your personal data is in our legitimate interests
- We need to perform a contract with you
- We need to comply with the law
5. Retention Of Personal Data
We will retain your Personal Information only for as long as is necessary for the purposes set out in this Data Protection Policy. We will retain and use your information to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our policies.
6. Data Protection Rights
If you are a resident of the European Economic Area (EEA), you have certain data protection rights. If you wish to be informed what personal data we hold about you and if you want it to be removed from our systems, please contact us.
In certain circumstances, you have the following data protection rights:
- The right to access, update or to delete the information we have on you
- The right of rectification
- The right to object
- The right of restriction
- The right to data portability
- The right to withdraw consent
We are required to be in compliance with the GDPR since we offer services to residents of the European Economic Area. In accordance the European General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 (GDPR) you have a right of access, correction and removal of your personal data which you may exercise by contacting us via our Contact page or by sending us an email at [email protected]. We will request proof of your identity before sharing such information. If you discover that the information we hold about you is either incorrect or out of date, you may correct your information by contacting us via our Contact page or sending us an email at [email protected] for further assistance.
Security and Protecting Your Information
The security of your Personal Information is very important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. The site has security measures in place to prevent the loss, alteration and misuse of your Personal Information. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance
In compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act), we do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our website, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older.