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WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT?
Personal Information You Disclose to Us:
During your visit and use of our Website and services, we collect certain data that you yourself provide us with if you fill out opt-in forms, contact forms, surveys, purchase products and/or services, enter your information for giveaways and/or competitions.
The personal information that you provide us can be your name, email address, location, occupation, etc. Moreover, if you’re purchasing products, then you’re also providing us with payment and address information (however, the payment information does not get stored in our system because everything gets processed through payment processors. Therefore, should you have any questions about payment activities and/or information, contact the specific payment processor directly.
Outside of the European Union (“EU”):
If you’re outside of the EU and enter your information to receive a freebie, make a purchase, respond to a survey, register for a free training, or participate in a webinar, then we will automatically enroll you to receive our newsletter and updates.
If you don’t wish to receive any communications from us, you can opt out by clicking on the unsubscribe link located at the bottom of the emails.
In the European Union:
If you are in the EU and opt to receive a freebie or participate in a free training, register for a webinar, live event, or purchase a product, your email address will not be added to the email list to receive our newsletter and updates unless you affirmatively consent to it.
If you change your mind at any point and don’t want to receive electronic communication, simply unsubscribe.
If you have trouble unsubscribing by clicking the link at the bottom of the email, simply email us at [email protected] and request to be unsubscribed from future emails.
Information Collected Through Third-Party Sources:
During the time you visit and use our Site, certain limited data is collected from public databases, marketing partners, social media platforms, and analytics sources.
The type of data collected about you from other sources are your location, your computer system, which pages you’ve visited on our Site, how long you spend on each page, your IP address, country, and possibly even social media profiles and referrals.
CHILDREN’S PRIVACY AND DATA
This Website is not intended for children under the age of 13. We and this Website do not knowingly and intentionally collect any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13. If you are under 13 years of age, please do not use or provide any information on this Website. Do not use any third-parties that might have links present on this website. Do not provide your name, address, phone number or any payment information.
If a parent or guardian believes that this Website unknowingly collected personally identifiable information of a child under the age of 13 in its database, please contact us at once at [email protected] and we will do our best to immediately remove any and all such information from our database.
HOW DO WE USE THE COLLECTED INFORMATION ON YOU?
Information Collected From You:
We use the information we collect from you personally to send you targeted marketing and promotional communications. If you at any time indicated an interest in a particular field related to our Site, then we, and/or our third-party marketing partners may use this relevant information to send you additional communication regarding similar products/services.
If you don’t want to receive any marketing and/or promotional communication, you can opt out at any time by either UNSUBSCRIBING from the particular list or topic, or from all the emails coming from us by clicking on the unsubscribe button located at the bottom of every email you receive.
Information Collected From Third-Party Apps and Tools:
Any information collected from third-party tools is used for statistical and analytical purposes and for evaluating and making improvements to our Site. This automatically-collected information will not include personal information data.
WILL WE SHARE YOUR INFORMATION WITH ANYONE?
We respect your privacy and the value of your information. We do not share, disclose, sell, lease or rent your information to anyone or any third party without your express consent.
Only in limited circumstances will necessary information be shared with third parties. Here are the situations for sharing your information:
- You gave us express consent to do so
- You entered into a contract for recurring payments-for this reason your information will be processed on an as-needed basis to hold up the agreement
- Performance of a Contract-if you are obligated to pay or do something, and you don’t, we reserve the right to share necessary information with a third-party company, such as a collection agency, or attorney
- Mandated by Law-if legal proceedings are initiated, and there is a subpoena (long shot, but better prepared than surprised).
EMAIL COMMUNICATIONS & POLICIES
If you decide to contact us through email, we reserve the right to retain the content of your email messages along with your email address and our responses.
Your privacy is important to us, therefore, your email address will never be shared, sold, or leased to any third party members.
In compliance with the CAN-SPAM Act, any and all communications sent from our Company or Website will clearly state who the email is from, and what it’s for, and will have a clear method for contacting the sender.
Furthermore, should you not wish to receive any more emails, you can click on the “Unsubscribe” link located at the bottom of the email.
Mediavine Programmatic Advertising (Ver 1.1)
The Website works with Mediavine to manage third-party interest-based advertising appearing on the Website. Mediavine serves content and advertisements when you visit the Website, which may use first and third-party cookies. A cookie is a small text file which is sent to your computer or mobile device (referred to in this policy as a “device”) by the web server so that a website can remember some information about your browsing activity on the Website.
First party cookies are created by the website that you are visiting. A third-party cookie is frequently used in behavioral advertising and analytics and is created by a domain other than the website you are visiting. Third-party cookies, tags, pixels, beacons and other similar technologies (collectively, “Tags”) may be placed on the Website to monitor interaction with advertising content and to target and optimize advertising. Each internet browser has functionality so that you can block both first and third-party cookies and clear your browser’s cache. The “help” feature of the menu bar on most browsers will tell you how to stop accepting new cookies, how to receive notification of new cookies, how to disable existing cookies and how to clear your browser’s cache. For more information about cookies and how to disable them, you can consult the information at All About Cookies.
Without cookies you may not be able to take full advantage of the Website content and features. Please note that rejecting cookies does not mean that you will no longer see ads when you visit our Site. In the event you opt-out, you will still see non-personalized advertisements on the Website.
The Website collects the following data using a cookie when serving personalized ads:
- IP Address
- Operating System type
- Operating System version
- Device Type
- Language of the website
- Web browser type
- Email (in hashed form)
Mediavine Partners (companies listed below with whom Mediavine shares data) may also use this data to link to other end user information the partner has independently collected to deliver targeted advertisements. Mediavine Partners may also separately collect data about end users from other sources, such as advertising IDs or pixels, and link that data to data collected from Mediavine publishers in order to provide interest-based advertising across your online experience, including devices, browsers and apps. This data includes usage data, cookie information, device information, information about interactions between users and advertisements and websites, geolocation data, traffic data, and information about a visitor’s referral source to a particular website. Mediavine Partners may also create unique IDs to create audience segments, which are used to provide targeted advertising.
If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices to opt-in or opt-out of this data collection, please visit National Advertising Initiative opt out page. You may also visit Digital Advertising Alliance website and Network Advertising Initiative website to learn more information about interest-based advertising. You may download the AppChoices app at Digital Advertising Alliance’s AppChoices app to opt out in connection with mobile apps, or use the platform controls on your mobile device to opt out.
For specific information about Mediavine Partners, the data each collects and their data collection and privacy policies, please visit Mediavine Partners.
Effective as of May 2022