First, in plain English
Simply stated, we will always respect your privacy. We will never sell, trade, rent or otherwise misuse your email address or any other information you share with us. Here are our answers to a few common questions we get regarding our policy on privacy:
Q: How will you use my information?
A: We will use your information to send you products or supply you services that you request or purchase via our website, and to improve your browsing experience by personalizing our website. When you subscribe to our email newsletter, you will receive information about lifestyle changes, products, services and online events that will help you make more informed decisions regarding your wellness. Click here for our full disclosure on how we will use your information.
Q: How do I stop receiving your email newsletter?
A: If you no longer require our email newsletter and would like to stop receiving email from us, you can inform us at anytime by clicking the “unsubscribe” link found at the bottom of each and every one of our email newsletters. You can also inform us by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org with the word “unsubscribe” in the subject line. Either way, we will promptly remove you from our email list.
Q: Who will see my information?
A: We will see your information – no one else. We will never sell, trade, rent or give the information you share with us to anyone else, so you will never receive unwanted emails or spam on our account. Continue reading for our full disclosure on how we will use your information.
Q: Who will see my email messages to you?
A: We will see your email messages to us – no one else. We will never share your email message or email address with anyone else; and your return email address will only be used to reply with a response to you question or comment – nothing more. Continue reading to learn more about email privacy.
We also uses web beacons on our website to learn non-personal information about how you use our website, including, but not limited to: your geographical location, browser type and version, operating system, length of visit, page views and web navigation. Google Analytics suggests ads based on your visit(s) to our website and thousands of other websites. These tools help us improve our website; however, you can continue reading learn more about disabling cookies and web beacons on your computer if using them makes you uncomfortable.
Q: Who will see my posts in your forum or blog?
A: Anyone can see your posts in our forum or blog – your posts to these areas will be made public. For this reason, only post information you are comfortable sharing with the world. Continue reading learn more about our communication services.
Q: How secure is the information I share with you?
A: We take every precaution to protect any information you share with us. Although our Company is small, our systems engineer is also the lead systems engineer for a much larger enterprise-class cloud solutions company, recently acquired by Dell Inc., and serving over 500 businesses, including a number of Fortune 500 firms. Our security has never been breached. Continue reading to learn more about our data security.
Please do not hesitate to contact us at email@example.com if you have additional questions.
We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website members and visitors; this policy sets out how we will treat your non-personal and personal information.
(3) Information We Collect
We may collect, store and use the following kinds of non-personal and personal information: (a) information about your computer and about your visits to and use of our website, including, but not limited to: your IP address, geographical location, browser type and version, operating system, referral source, length of visit, page views and website navigation; (b) information relating to any transactions carried out between you and us on or in relation to our website, including information relating to any purchases you make of our products or services and any clicks to, and purchase you make from, third party affiliate websites; (c) information that you share with us for the purpose of registering with us, including, but not limited to: your name, geographical location and email address; (d) information that you share with us for the purpose of subscribing to our website services, email notifications and/or newsletters, including, but not limited: to your name, geographical location and email address; and (e) any other information that you choose to share with us via our public forums, blog, email or other methods of communication. Before you share with us the personal information of another person, you must obtain that person’s consent to both the disclosure and the processing of that personal information in accordance with the terms of this policy.
(4) Cookies and Web Beacons
We use Google Analytics to analyze the use of our website. Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies, which are stored on users’ computers. The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of our website. Google will store this information.
We publish Google AdSense interest-based advertisements on our website. These are tailored by Google to reflect your interests. To determine your interests, Google will track your behavior on our website and on other websites across the web using the DART cookie. You can view, delete or add interest categories associated with your browser using Google’s Ads
Preference Manager, available at: http://www.google.com/ads/preferences/
You can opt out of the AdSense partner network cookie at: http://www.google.com/privacy/ads/
Or you can opt out by using the NAI’s (Network Advertising Initiative’s) multi-cookie opt-out mechanism at: http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp
Google browser plug-in available at: http://www.google.com/ads/preferences/plugin
Most browsers allow you to reject all cookies, whilst some browsers allow you to reject just third party cookies. For example, in Internet Explorer (version 9) you can refuse all cookies by clicking “Tools,” “Internet options,” “Privacy,” and selecting “Block All Cookies” using the sliding selector. Blocking all cookies will, however, have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites, including ours.
(5) Using Your Information
Non-personal information we collect and personal information you share with us via our website will be used for the purposes specified in this policy or in relevant parts of our website.
Where you share information for publication on our website, we will publish and otherwise use that information in accordance with the license you grant to us.
When you contact us via email, we will use your return email address to reply with a response to your question or comment. We will not use your return email address for any other purpose.
We may disclose your information to any of our officers, employees, agents, suppliers, subcontractors or members of our group of companies (this means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and all its subsidiaries) insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes set out in this policy.
In addition, we may disclose your personal information: (a) to the extent that we are required to do so by law; (b) in connection with any ongoing or prospective legal proceedings; and (c) in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk).
Except as provided in this policy, we will not provide your personal information to third parties.
(7) Communication Services
Our website contains communication services (i.e., bulletin board services, chat areas, news groups, forums, communities, personal web pages, calendars, and/or other message or communication facilities) designed to enable you to communicate with the public at large or with a group.
Always use caution when sharing any personally identifying information about yourself or your children in any communication service. Be mindful that when you share personal information publicly in any communication services, the information may be collected and used by others to send you unsolicited email.
We have no obligation to monitor the communication services. However, we reserve the right to review materials posted to a communication service and to remove any materials in our sole discretion.
(8) International Data Transfers
Your information may be stored and processed in, and transferred between, any of the countries in which we operate in order to enable us to use the information in accordance with this policy. Some of these countries may not have data protection laws equivalent to those in force in the United States.
In addition, information that you share for publication on our website will be published on the web and may be available, via the web, around the world. We cannot prevent the use or misuse of any such information by others.
By using our website you expressly agree to such transfers of information.
(9) Security of Your Personal Information
We will take reasonable technical and organizational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information. We will store all the personal information you share with us via our website on a secure (password- and firewall-protected) server. All electronic transactions entered into via our website will be protected by encryption technology.
You are responsible for keeping your password and other login details confidential. We will not ask you for your password (except when you log in to our website).
By using our website you acknowledge that the transmission of information over the web is inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the web.
(10) Third Party Websites
Our website contains links to third party websites; and some third party websites contain links to our website. In the event you click on a link to or from our website, the person or company that you link to or from will have any information you share with them. These third party websites are not under our control, and we are not responsible for how they use or misuse your information. Please review the Privacy Policies of the third party websites that you link to or from.
(11) Updates to This Policy
We may update this policy from time to time by posting a new version on our website. You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are happy with any changes.
(12) Your Rights
You may request any personal information we hold about you. Provision of such information will be subject to: (a) the payment of a fee (currently fixed at $25 USD); and (b) the supply of appropriate evidence of your identity (for this purpose, we will usually accept a photocopy of your government issued identification, plus an original copy of a utility bill showing your current address).
We may withhold such personal information to the extent permitted by law.
(13) Updating Your Information
Please let us know if the personal information we hold about you needs to be corrected or updated.
(14) Questions Regarding This Policy
If you have any questions about this policy or our treatment of your personal information, please contact us by emailing to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Last Updated August 27, 2018