Last modified: March 22, 2021
Please read this Policy carefully to understand our policies and practices regarding your information and how we will treat it. If you do not agree with our policies and practices, your choice is not to use our Website. By accessing or using this Website, you agree to this Policy. This Policy may change from time to time. Our continued use of this Website after we make changes is deemed to be acceptance of those changes, so please check the Policy periodically for updates.
This Policy applies to information we collect on this Website; in email, text, and other electronic messages between you and this Website; and when you interact with our advertising and applications on third-party websites and services, if those applications or advertising include links to this Policy. It does not apply to information collected by us offline or through any other means, including on any other website operated by Company; or by any third party, including through any application or content (including advertising) that may link to or be accessible from or on the Website.
Information We Collect About You and How We Collect It
We collect several types of information from and about our Website users, including information: by which you may be personally identified, such as name, postal address, e-mail address, telephone number, any other identifier by which you may be contacted online or offline (“Personal Information”); about you but individually does not identify you; and/or about your internet connection, the equipment you use to access our Website, and usage details. We collect this information directly from you when you provide it to us and automatically as you navigate through the site. Information collected automatically may include usage details, IP addresses, and information collected through cookies, web beacons, and other tracking technologies.
Information You Provide to Us.
Information we collect on or through our Website may include information you provide by filling in forms on our Website; information provided when you enter a contest or promotion sponsored by us, and/or when you report a problem with our Website; records and copies of your correspondence (including email addresses), if you contact us; your responses to surveys we might ask you to complete for research purposes.; details of transactions you carry out through our Website and of the fulfillment of your orders; and/or your search queries on the Website.
Message Boards, Blogs, Comments, and Other Public Forums: The Website may provide message boards, blogs, and other user generated content facilities, in addition to user profiles. Anything you share through any of these means is deemed public information.
Our Affiliates, Advertisers, and Sponsors
Our advertising partners, sponsors, and/or affiliate links collect personal data from you for the purposes they disclose through their platform. Ad partners include ad networks, such as third-party ad servers, ad agencies, ad technology vendors, and/or research firms. Affiliate link partners pay the Company when you buy things from the affiliate or another third party, after clicking on the affiliate link on our Website. We use the information we have about you-including information about your interests, actions and connections-to select and personalize ads, offers, and other sponsored content that we show you.
Our Affiliates: The Company is a participant in the Amazon Services, LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to www.amazon.com at zero cost to you. If you click on the affiliate link on this Website, the link puts a cookie on your browser to track clicks. If you buy an item after clicking on the link from this Website, then the Company receives a commission.
Our Advertising Partners: This Site is affiliated with CMI Marketing, Inc., d/b/a CafeMedia (“CafeMedia”) for the purposes of placing advertising on the Site, and CafeMedia will collect and use certain data for advertising purposes. To learn more about CafeMedia’s data usage, click here www.cafemedia.com/publisher-advertising-privacy-policy
Our Sponsors: Our blog posts or other content on our Website may occasionally be sponsored by various third-parties. In such an event, the Website will disclose any such affiliation. In the event you click on a sponsor’s link on this Website or in a blog, in the third-parties’ discretion and in accordance with the third-parties’ own policies, the link may place a cookie on your browser to track clicks. Please review the third-parties’ policies for additional details. The Company may receive a commission or a fee from a sponsoring entity.
Google Analytics: We use Google Analytics and other tracking pixels to collect demographic and advertising information. None of this information is personally identifiable—it is completely anonymous. We may share this information with third parties, primarily for sponsorship purposes. If you would like to opt-out of providing information to Google Analytics, use the Google Analytics Opt-Out Tool.
Opting-Out: If you do not wish to have your Personal Information used by the Company to promote our own or third parties’ products or services, you can always opt-out by emailing us at <email@example.com>. If we have sent you a promotional email, you may send us a return email asking to be omitted from future email distributions. This opt-out does not apply to information provided to the Company because of a product purchase, product service experience, or other transaction. If you do not want us to use information we collect or that you provide to us to deliver advertisements according to our advertisers’ target-audience preferences, you can always opt-out by adjusting your opt-out preferences or email us at <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
We do not control third parties’ collection or use of your information to serve interest-based advertising. However, these third parties may provide you with ways to choose not to have your information collected or used in this way. You can opt out of receiving targeted ads from members of the Network Advertising Initiative (“NAI”) on the NAI’s website. If you have any questions about an ad, sponsor, or other targeted content, you should contact the third-party site directly. As mentioned throughout this Policy, we may use Personal Information we collect to enable us to display advertisements to our advertisers’ target audiences. Even though we do not disclose Personal Information for these purposes without your consent, if you click on or otherwise interact with an advertisement, the advertiser may assume that you meet its target criteria.
California residents may have additional Personal Information rights and choices. Please see Your California Privacy Rights for more information. Nevada residents who wish to exercise their sale opt-out rights under Nevada Revised Statutes Chapter 603A may submit a request to this designated address: <email@example.com>. However, please know we do not currently sell data triggering that statute’s opt-out requirements.
Other Disclosure of Your Information:
Information automatically collected is only statistical data and does not include Personal Information, but we may maintain or associate it with Personal Information collected in other ways or received from third parties. It helps us to improve our Website and to deliver a better and more personalized service, including by enabling us to estimate our audience size and usage patterns; store information about your preferences, allowing us to customize our Website according to your interests; speed up your searches; and/or recognize you when you return to our Website.
Safeguards and Security for Your Information:
As applicable, we have measures in place to protect the security of your Personal Information from unauthorized access or use, such as by using encryption technology. Should you request your personal data be deleted, it will be deleted in compliance with applicable law and rules.
Cookies Policy, In More Detail:
When you use the Website, we may collect information using cookies or similar technologies. As you navigate through and interact with our Website, we may use automatic data collection technologies to collect certain information about your equipment, browsing actions, and patterns, including details of your visits to our Website (including traffic data, location data, logs, and other communication data) and the resources you access and use on the Website, and information about your computer and internet connection. We also may collect information about your online activities over time and across third-party websites or other online services (behavioral tracking).
What Are Cookies and How Do They Work? Cookies are small files downloaded to your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. Your browser sends these cookies back to the Website every time you visit the site again, so it can recognize you. This allows websites to tailor what you see on the screen.
Do We Use Other Technologies Similar to Cookies? Our Website, emails, and blogs often contain small invisible images known as ‘web beacons’ or ‘tracking pixels’. These are used in a way similar to cookies, to understand when a particular part of a webpage is viewed.
- Cookies needed to provide the service you asked for. Some cookies are essential so you can move around the Website and use its features. Without these cookies, services you’ve asked for can’t be provided. These cookies gather information about you that can be used for remembering your browsing history or allowing you to stay logged in during your visit.
- Cookies used to improve your browsing experience. These cookies allow the Website to remember choices you make, such as your language or region and they provide improved features such as content provider recommendations and limiting the number of times a particular advertisement is shown to you.
- Cookies used to understand how people use our products and services. This allows us to keep track of what pages are popular to help other users find such pages.
- Cookies used to show advertising relevant to you based upon your viewing history.
Although we do our best to protect Personal Information, we cannot guarantee the security of your Personal Information transmitted to our Website. Any transmission of Personal Information is at your own risk. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Website.
Children Under the Age of 18
Our Website is not intended for children under 18 years of age. No one under age 18 may provide any information to the Website. We do not knowingly collect Personal Information from children under 18. If you are under 18, do not use or provide any information on this Website, register on the Website, make any purchases through the Website, or provide any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, email address, or any screen name or username you may use. If we learn we have collected or received Personal Information from a child under 18 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 18, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Your California Privacy Rights
If you are a California resident, California law may provide you with additional rights regarding our use of your Personal Information. To learn more about your California privacy rights, visit https://oag.ca.gov/privacy/ccpa. California’s “Shine the Light” law (Civil Code Section § 1798.83) permits users of our Website that are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of Personal Information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please send an email to <email@example.com>.
To ask questions or comment about this Policy and our privacy practices, contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org.