1.2. NOTICE CONCERNING CHILDREN.
PLEASE NOTE: We are a general audience site, and do not direct any of our content specifically at children under 18 years of age. We understand and are committed to respecting the sensitive nature of children's privacy online. If we learn or have reason to suspect that a Site user is under age 18, we will promptly delete any personal information in that user's account.
INFORMATION COLLECTION PRACTICES
2.1. WHAT BASIC INFORMATION DOES THE COMPANY COLLECT?
In operating the Site, Company may provide services including but not limited to a blog and/or a newsletter, sale of digital and/or physical products, and sale of membership enrollment (collectively the “Service”), which may require users to provide personal information. The term “personal information” is defined as information that you voluntarily provide to us that personally identifies you and/or your contact information, such as your name, phone number, email address, or other contact information.
Use of the Site, including all materials presented herein and all Services provided by the Company, is subject to this Policy. This Policy applies to all site visitors, customers, and all other users of the site. By using the Site or Service, you agree to this Policy, without modification, and acknowledge reading it. The information you provide is used to process transactions, send periodic emails, and improve the service we provide.
2.2. WHAT ADDITIONAL INFORMATION DOES COMPANY COLLECT?
(a) AUTOMATIC COLLECTION. Our servers may record users’ domain names, IP addresses (the number assigned to computers on the Internet), requested URL, referring URL, and timestamp information. No personal information about you is revealed in this process. The Site may also gather anonymous "traffic data" that does not personally identify you, but that may be helpful for marketing purposes or for improving the services we offer.
(b) COOKIES. From time to time, we may use the standard "cookies" feature of major browser applications that allows us to store a small piece of data on your computer about your visit to our Web site. We may use both session cookies (which expire once you close your browser) and persistent cookies (which stay on your computer until you delete them). We do not set any personally identifiable information in cookies, nor do we employ any data capture mechanisms on our website other than cookies. Cookies help us learn which areas of our site are useful and which areas need improvement. You can choose whether to accept cookies by changing the settings on your browser. You have the ability to accept or decline cookies using your web browser settings. However, if you choose to disable this function, your experience at our Web site may be diminished and some features may not work as they were intended.
USE AND SHARING OF INFORMATION
3.1. WHAT DOES COMPANY DO WITH COLLECTED INFORMATION?
(a) PERSONAL INFORMATION. We will not share your personal information with any third parties without your consent, except as necessary to provide you with the services offered by us or to comply with the law. We may use your personal information to verify your identity, to check your qualifications, or to follow up with transactions initiated on the Site. We may also use your contact information to inform you of any changes to the Site, or to send you additional information about Company. If you give your permission during the membership registration process, we may share your contact information with our business partners or other companies so that they may send you promotional materials.
(b) ANONYMOUS INFORMATION. We use anonymous information to analyze our Site traffic, but we do not examine this information for individually identifying information. In addition, we may use anonymous IP addresses to help diagnose problems with our server, to administer our site, or to display the content according to your preferences. Traffic and transaction information may also be shared with business partners and advertisers on an aggregate and anonymous basis.
(d) DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION. We may disclose personal information that you provide via this Website to the following third parties:
Our subsidiaries, affiliates, and joint venture partners; and
Contractors, vendors, and service providers we use to support our business and this Website.
We may also disclose personal information that you provide via this Website in the event of a merger, acquisition, or any form of sale of some or all of our assets, in which case personal information we collect via this Website will be among the assets transferred to the buyer. Further, we may disclose your personal information to third parties to
Comply with any court order or other legal obligation;
Protect the rights, property, or safety of our business, our clients, customers, employees, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organizations for the purposes of fraud protection, information security, and other related matters.
(e) ACCESS TO INFORMATION. Unfortunately, we do not maintain any procedures for you to review or request changes to the information that we collect about you, except that you may request that we remove all information about you from our database by contacting us in accordance with Section 6.1 below.
We maintain security measures to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, misuse, or disclosure. However, no exchange of data over the Internet can be guaranteed as 100% secure. While we make every effort to protect your personal information shared with us through our Site, you acknowledge that the personal information you voluntarily share with us through this Site could be accessed or tampered with by a third party. You agree that we are not responsible for any intercepted information shared through our Site without our knowledge or permission. Additionally, you release us from any and all claims arising out of or related to the use of such intercepted information in any unauthorized manner.
WEBSITE AREAS BEYOND COMPANY'S CONTROL.
5.1. PUBLIC FORUMS.
The Site may include interactive forums such as message boards and chat rooms. Please remember that any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information.
5.2. THIRD PARTY WEBSITES.
The Site may contain links to other websites. If you choose to visit other websites, we are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of those other websites, and it is your responsibility to review the privacy policies at those websites to confirm that you understand and agree with their policies.
CONTACT INFORMATION AND POLICY UPDATES.
6.1. CONTACTING US.
If you have any questions about this Policy, our practices related to this Site, or if you would like to have us remove your information from our database please feel contact us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
6.2. UPDATES AND CHANGES.
We reserve the right, at any time, to add to, change, update, or modify this Policy, simply by posting such change, update, or modification on the Site and without any other notice to you. Any such change, update, or modification will be effective immediately upon posting on the Site. It is your responsibility to review this Policy from time to time to ensure that you continue to agree with all of its terms.