concerned with how their 'Personally Identifiable Information' (PII)
is being used online. PII, as described in US privacy law and
information security, is information that can be used on its own or
with other information to identify, contact, or locate a single
person, or to identify an individual in context. Please read our
collect, use, protect or otherwise handle your Personally Identifiable
Information in accordance with our website.
What personal information do we collect from the
people that visit our website or app?
When registering on our site,
as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your name, email address or
other details to help you with your experience.
When do we collect information?
We collect information from you when you
register on our site, fill out a form or enter information on our
How do we use your information?
We may use the information we collect from you when you register, sign up for our newsletter, surf the website, or use certain other site
features in the following ways:
• To personalize
your experience and to allow us to deliver the type of content in which you are most interested.
• To improve our
website in order to better serve you.
How do we protect your information?
We do not use vulnerability scanning
and/or scanning to PCI standards.
We only provide articles and information.
We never ask for credit card numbers.
Your personal information is contained
behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of
persons who have special access rights to such systems, and are
required to keep the information confidential. In addition, all
sensitive information you supply is encrypted via Transport Layer Security (TLS) technology.
We implement a variety of security
measures when a user enters, submits, or accesses their information to
maintain the safety of your personal information.
Do we use 'cookies'?
Yes. Cookies are small files that a site
or its service provider transfers to your computer's hard drive
through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the site's or
service provider's systems to recognize your browser and capture and
remember and process the items in your shopping cart. They are also
used to help us understand your preferences based on previous or
current site activity, which enables us to provide you with improved
site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site
experiences and tools in the future.
• Understand and
save user's preferences for future visits.
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 settings. Since browser is a little
different, look at your browser's Help Menu to learn the correct way
to modify your cookies.
If users disable cookies in their browser:
If you turn cookies off it will turn off
some of the features of the site.
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your
Personally Identifiable Information unless we provide users with
advance notice. This does not include website hosting partners and
other parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our
business, or serving our users, so long as those parties agree to keep
this information confidential. We may also release information when
it's release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site
policies, or protect ours or others' rights, property or safety.
However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may
be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other
Occasionally, at our discretion, we may
include or offer third-party products or services on our website.
These third-party sites have separate and independent privacy
policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the
content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to
protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these
Google's advertising requirements can be summed up by Google's
Advertising Principles. They are put in place to provide a positive
experience for users.
We use Google AdSense Advertising on our
our site. Google's use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to
our users based on previous visits to our site and other sites on the
Internet. Users may opt-out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting
We have implemented the following:
with Google AdSense
We, along with third-party vendors such as
Google use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookies)
and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) or other
third-party identifiers together to compile data regarding user
interactions with ad impressions and other ad service functions as
they relate to our website.
Opting out: Users can set preferences for how
Google advertises to you using the Google Ad Settings page.
Alternatively, you can opt out by visiting the Network Advertising
Initiative Opt Out page or by using the Google Analytics Opt Out
Browser add on.
California Online Privacy Protection Act
CalOPPA is the first state law in the nation to require commercial
stretches well beyond California to require any person or company in
the United States (and conceivably the world) that operates websites
collecting Personally Identifiable Information from California
exactly the information being collected and those individuals or
companies with whom it is being shared. - See more at:
According to CalOPPA, we agree to the following:
Users can visit our site anonymously.
home page or as a minimum, on the first significant page after
entering our website.
'Privacy' and can easily be found on the page specified above.
• On our Privacy
Can change your personal information:
• By logging in
to your account
How does our site handle Do Not Track signals?
We honor Do Not Track signals and Do Not
Track, plant cookies, or use advertising when a Do Not Track (DNT)
browser mechanism is in place.
Does our site allow third-party behavioral tracking?
It's also important to note that we do not
allow third-party behavioral tracking
COPPA (Children Online Privacy Protection Act)
When it comes to the collection of personal information from children
under the age of 13 years old, the Children's Online Privacy
Protection Act (COPPA) puts parents in control. The Federal Trade
Commission, United States' consumer protection agency, enforces the
COPPA Rule, which spells out what operators of websites and online
services must do to protect children's privacy and safety online.
We do not specifically market to children
under the age of 13 years old.
Fair Information Practices
The Fair Information Practices Principles form the backbone of privacy
law in the United States and the concepts they include have played a
significant role in the development of data protection laws around the
globe. Understanding the Fair Information Practice Principles and how
they should be implemented is critical to comply with the various
privacy laws that protect personal information.
In order to be in line with Fair Information
Practices we will take the following responsive action, should a data
We will notify you via email
• Within 7
We will notify the users via in-site
• Within 7
We also agree to the Individual Redress Principle which
requires that individuals have the right to legally pursue enforceable
rights against data collectors and processors who fail to adhere to
the law. This principle requires not only that individuals have
enforceable rights against data users, but also that individuals have
recourse to courts or government agencies to investigate and/or
prosecute non-compliance by data processors.
CAN SPAM Act
The CAN-SPAM Act is a law that sets the rules for commercial email,
establishes requirements for commercial messages, gives recipients the
right to have emails stopped from being sent to them, and spells out
tough penalties for violations.
We collect your email address in order to:
information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions
To be in accordance with CANSPAM, we agree to the
• Not use false
or misleading subjects or email addresses.
• Identify the
message as an advertisement in some reasonable way.
• Include the
physical address of our business or site headquarters.
third-party email marketing services for compliance, if one is used.
opt-out/unsubscribe requests quickly.
• Allow users to
unsubscribe by using the link at the bottom of each email.
If at any time you would like to unsubscribe
from receiving future emails, you can email us at
email@example.com and we will promptly remove you from ALL
contact us using the information below.