WHAT INFORMATION IS COLLECTED AND HOW IS IT USED?
Information You Voluntarily Submit to the Website: Personal information from you such as your name or email address. For example, you may voluntarily submit information to the Website by leaving a comment, subscribing to a newsletter, or submitting a contact form.
Information Collected from Others: Information about you from other sources, such as social media. For instance, you may link your Facebook, Instagram, and/or Google accounts to your user profile, in which case your name, email address and profile picture associated with that account may show.
Automatically-Collected Information: Certain information about you and the device with which you access the Website. For example, when you use the Website, logging of your IP address, operating system type, browser type, referring website, pages you viewed, and the dates/times when you accessed the Website may occur. Also, information about actions you take when using the Website, such as links clicked.
Cookies: Logging of information using cookies, which are small data files stored on your browser by the Website, may occur. Includes 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.
HOW YOUR INFORMATION MAY BE USED
Information collected may be used in the following ways:
- To operate and maintain the Website
- To create your account, identify you as a user of the Website, and customize the Website for your account
- To send you promotional information, such as newsletters; each email promotion will provide information on how to opt-out of future mailings
- To send you administrative communications, such as administrative emails, confirmation emails, technical notices, updates on policies, or security alerts;
- To respond to your comments or inquiries
- To provide you with user support
- To track and measure advertising on the Website
- To protect, investigate, and deter against unauthorized or illegal activity
THIRD-PARTY USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
Your information may be shared with third parties when you explicitly authorize the sharing of your information. Additionally, the Website may use third-party service providers to service various aspects of the Website. Each third-party service provider’s use of your personal information is dictated by their respective privacy policies.
From time to time, anonymous data may be used, which does not identify you alone, or when combined with data from other parties. This type of anonymous data may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses. Examples of this anonymous data may include analytics or information collected from cookies.
PUBLICLY VISIBLE INFORMATION
If you leave a comment and/or review on the website, certain information may be publicly visible. Your email address will never be available publicly. At your option, you may also add an avatar, a profile description, and a link to your website. You may also choose to link your Facebook or other social media or website. Users may see your username, avatar, profile description and website information.
Affiliate Program Participation – The Website may engage in affiliate marketing, which is done by embedding tracking links into the Website. If you click on a link for an affiliate partnership, a cookie will be placed on your browser to track any sales for purposes of commissions.
SENSITIVE PERSONAL INFORMATION
The Website does not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 16. If a parent or guardian believes that the Website has personally identifiable information of a child under the age of 16 in its database, please contact us and best efforts will be made to promptly remove such information from the records.