Effective Date: November 15, 2016
1. NOTICE CONCERNING CHILDREN.
Any website “directed at children under 13” must undertake certain compliance steps pursuant to the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act. This Site is directed at adults, not children. Please contact us immediately if you have knowledge of a child under 13 using the Site.
2. PERSONAL INFORMATION COLLECTED.
A. Information Collection: In order for you to access the Site, we ask you to provide us with certain information that personally identifies you (“Personal Information”). Personal Information includes Contact Data such as your name and e-mail address. You may also voluntarily leave comments on blog posts
B. Modification or Removal Process: You may remove Contact Data we have for you by opting out of any email message that we send you. For all other modifications or requests for removals, please contact us using the Contact function on the Site.
D. Do Not Track Signals: Certain states require that we disclose whether we acknowledge “do not track” signals issued by browsers or privacy software. We do not respond to such signals at this time.
E. Third Party Analytics and Cumulative Tracking: Various companies now institute plans to track people across multiple websites in an effort to develop marketing profiles for individuals so they may be served relevant advertisements and content. We do not track you across multiple websites, but we make use of certain software from companies that do and want to make sure you understand as much. For example, we use certain programs, such as Google Analytics, Google Display Network Impression Reporting, Demographics and Interests Reporting, DoubleClick Platform Integration and Google Fonts. You can opt-out of being tracked by Google by clicking here. You can visit this link to view other companies tracking you and opt-out from such tracking.
F. Remarketing: We participate in various remarketing platforms from time to time to market the Site. To accomplish this, we use remarketing tracking cookies from programs such as Facebook Pixel, Pinterest Pixel, and Google Adwords. This means you will continue to see advertisements for this Site as you visit other websites. We may discontinue or move to a new remarketing platform from time to time, but you can view the privacy policies of the platforms we currently use by visiting the following links.
* Google Adwords – https://www.google.com/settings/u/0/ads/
* Facebook Pixel – https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/
* Pinterest Pixel – https://about.pinterest.com/en/privacy-policy
H. California Minor Eraser Right: This Site is restricted to users 18 or older. Nonetheless, you may contact us if you are a minor to request the removal of content you’ve posted to the Site. Please note the removal of the content from this Site does not ensure complete or comprehensive removal of the content from appearing elsewhere on the Internet.
3. COOKIES AND TRAFFIC DATA COLLECTED.
* Keep track of advertisements.
* Compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interactions in order to offer better site experiences and tools in the future.
You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser (like Internet Explorer) settings. Each browser is a little different, so look at your browser’s Help menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.
B. We automatically track and collect the following categories of information when you visit our Site: (1) IP addresses; (2) domain servers; (3) types of computers accessing the Site; and (4) types of web browsers used to access the Site (collectively “Traffic Data”).
Traffic Data is anonymous information that does not personally identify you but is helpful for marketing purposes and for helping us improve your experience when using the Site.
4. USE OF INFORMATION COLLECTED
A. Our Use Of Information: We use Contact Data to send you email messages and respond to your inquiries. We use first party cookies to track you across the Site and make it easier for you to use it.
C. Email Communications. If you do not wish to receive information and promotional material from us, you may select the appropriate “opt-out” option when you receive an email communication from us.
D. Sale of Information: Should we decide to sell all or part of the Site or our business in the future, your Personal Information will be included as an asset in the transaction.
5. SECURITY INFORMATION
A. Security. We employ reasonable security measures to prevent the loss or misuse of your information. This includes the use of Secure Sockets Layer [“SSL”] technology.
6. AREAS BEYOND OUR CONTROL
A. Public Information: We make review and comment areas available to you in certain areas of the Site. Please understand that any information disclosed in these areas becomes public information. We have no control over its use, and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your Personal Information.
B. Third Party Websites: The Site contains links to other websites. We have no control over the terms and privacy policies of said sites. Please make sure to view the policies of those sites before proceeding.
7. CONTACT INFORMATION
If you have any questions about this Policy or our practices related to this Site, please contact us using the Contact function on the Site.