Table of Contents
- What Information We Collect and How It Is Used
- Who Else Can Access Your Personal Data
- How We Secure Your Data
- Information About Cookies and Other Technologies We Use
- Contact Information
What Information We Collect and How It Is Used
We may collect personal information from you such as your name and/or email address when you leave a comment, subscribe to a newsletter, or submit a contact form.
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
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.
We may also receive information about you from other sources. For example, if you use a third-party software through the site, they may transfer information to us for fulfillment.
Like many other websites, we also make use of log files which are automatically collected when you visit the Website. The information inside the log files includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, type of browser, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date/time stamp, referring/exit pages, and number of clicks to analyze trends, administer the site, track user’s movement around the site, and gather demographic information. IP addresses, and other such information are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable.
We may log information using cookies, which are small data files stored on your browser, to track visitor behavior, tailor content and marketing messages to better suit your needs. We may use both session cookies, which expire when you close your browser, and persistent cookies, which stay on your browser until deleted, to provide you with a more personalized experience on the Website.
If you would like to find out more about cookies you can visit http://www.aboutcookies.org.
Embedded content from other websites
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.
How We Use Your Information
We may use the information collected to:
- To operate and maintain the Website;
- To send you promotional newsletters and content, which include information on how to opt out of future mailings;
- To send administrative communications including policy updates, confirmation emails, technical notices and the like;
- To respond to your comments or email inquiries;
- To track and measure advertising and/or affiliate referrals on the Website;
- To process payment for purchases you make through the Website; or,
- To protect, investigate, and deter against unauthorized or illegal activity.
Who Else Can Access Your Personal Data
We may share your information with trusted third parties when you explicitly authorize us to do so in order to provide a requested service to you or to enhance your experience.Each third-party service provider’s use of your personal information is dictated by their respective privacy policies. We currently use the following third-party service providers:
This list may be amended from time to time in the Website’s sole discretion.
How We Secure Your Data
We do our best to keep your Personal Data safe. We use safe protocols for communication and transferring data (such as HTTPS). We use anonymising and pseudonymising where suitable. We monitor our systems for possible vulnerabilities and attacks.
Even though we try our best we can not guarantee the security of information. However, we promise to notify suitable authorities of data breaches. We will also notify you if there is a threat to your rights or interests. We will do everything we reasonably can to prevent security breaches and to assist authorities should any breaches occur.
We do not target children nor do we intend to collect or knowingly collect information from children under the age of 16.
Cookies and Other Technologies We Use
A cookie is a tiny text file stored on your computer. Cookies store information that is used to help make sites work. Only we can access the cookies created by our website. You can control your cookies at the browser level. Choosing to disable cookies may hinder your use of certain functions. You can remove cookies stored in your computer via your browser settings. Alternatively, you can control some 3rd party cookies by using a privacy enhancement platform such as optout.aboutads.info or youronlinechoices.com. For more information about cookies, visit allaboutcookies.org.
- Sponsored Content Tracking Pixels: This Website may engage in sponsored campaigns with various influencer networks, brands, and agencies. All sponsored content is published in accordance with the FTC’s requirements. Some sponsored campaigns utilize tracking pixels which may contain cookies to collect data regarding usage and audience. This information is collected by the sponsoring company to track the results of the campaign. No personally identifiable information collected by the Website is used in conjunction with these tracking pixels.
On the Website, you may subscribe to our newsletter, which may be used for advertising purposes. All newsletters sent may contain tracking pixels. The pixel is embedded in emails and allows an analysis of the success of online marketing campaigns. Because of these tracking pixels, we may see if and when you open an email and which links within the email you click. Also, this allows the Website to adapt the content of future newsletters to the interests of the user. This behavior will not be passed on to third parties.
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
Last updated: May 23, 2018.