Effective since April 01, 2019.
The term “you” refers to anyone who uses, visits and/or views the website.
I respect the privacy of children and by “children” I mean an individual under the age of 13.
All information and content on this website is intended for individuals over the age of 18. Children under the age of 18 are prohibited from using this website.
I do not knowingly collect, use or disclose personal information from children under the age of 13 without prior parental or guardian consent. If you believe personal information is collected from someone under the age of 13 without parental or guardian consent, then please contact me to have that information deleted.
WHAT INFORMATION I COLLECT AND HOW IT IS USED
When you access the website, you may provide certain personally identifiable information including but not limited to your name, email address, phone number, address, avatar image, credit card information when you make a purchase on the website.
This information is collected when you register on the site, place an order, subscribe to a newsletter, contact me, use the search feature on the website, provide comments or any other feedback, fill out a form or use live chat or enter any other information on the website to communicate with me.
Now and then, I may also collect information that you submit when you participate in any online surveys that I may post on my website.
Your personal information is used to personalise your experience, improve the website to better serve you, provide customer service support, efficiently process your requests or transactions, tailor advertisements to you, elicit reviews of services or products, provide you offers, promotions and to follow up with you through correspondence (email, live chat, or phone).
I may also use this information to provide you offers and promotions from my partners and/or our affiliates in exchange for a commission without additional cost to you. Check this disclaimer.
Additionally, like other websites, this website automatically collects certain information about you through Log Data and Google Analytics.
Log Data is information about your computer’s Internet Protocol Address, which is your “IP” address, browser information, Internet Service Provider’s information, your operating system, and your browser type.
Google Analytics collects certain information about your location, browsing history, the pages you visit, equipment you used to access the website, traffic patterns, and other general patterns related to your use of the website.
This information is used to analyse website statistics related to user behavior and interests, improve my performance and your use of the website and to further enhance my products and services offered to you.
COMMENTS AND SOCIAL MEDIA
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
When you leave a comment, your name, email address and website/organisation name is not shared with a third party, and may be used to communicate with you.
Social media accounts and sharing options are available on this website. Social media sites (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and so forth) can track your personal information.
Should you choose to interact with me on social media, please note that you will be voluntarily disclosing that personal information. This information is no longer private. It becomes public information and can be collected and used by others.
I have no control over and take no responsibility for the use, storage or dissemination of such publicly disclosed personal information by you.
Any such interactions via comments and social media with me do not subject me to any kind of liability related to misuse of your information by others.
Cookies are files with small amounts of data including an anonymous unique identifier that a website sends to your computer’s hard drive when you are viewing the website. Just like other websites, mine automatically collects some non-personally identifiable information including but not limited to your IP address, geographic location, language preference, date and time of visitors.
When you leave a comment on my website, you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you have an account and you log in to this website, I will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
This information is only collected to better serve and understand your user experience on the website. You have the option of turning off cookies on your computer should you wish to do so. If you choose to do that, you may not be able to view all features and content of this website.
THIRD PARTY LINKS AND USE
I may include, offer or advertise third party links, products or services on the website.
Articles on this website may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, advertisements, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
I may use Google Adsense advertising along with any other third-party advertising on the website.
I have no control over these third parties and they have their own privacy policies.
Neither am I responsible for the activities and practices of these third parties. You should contact them directly and read their privacy policies for any questions.
DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION
As a general rule, I do not disclose your personal information to third parties without your consent with the exception of the following circumstances:
I may disclose your information to my trusted third parties that work with me such as my website hosting partners, email marketing service provider, other service providers that assist in the operation of the website, and any other affiliates and subsidiaries I rely upon to provide you products and services offered here.
I may disclose your information in order to comply with state or federal regulations related to copyright infringement lawsuits or any other legal claims related to the website.
You have the option of opting in or unsubscribing from my email list.
By subscribing and opting in, you agree to receiving newsletters, updates, messages, promotional materials and any other content related to this website.
I do not envision offering purchasable goods or services to individuals living in the European Union as outlined in the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”).
If you are in the European Union and opt in to receive any of my free products or services and/or purchase any products or services through my website then you will be subscribed to receive my free email newsletter once you affirmatively consent to it.
Please see Opt Out section below should you wish to “unsubscribe” and not receive any emails from me.
But if you are not in the European Union then you will be automatically subscribed to receive our free email newsletter once you opt in to receive any of my free products or services and/or purchase any products or services through my website.
Please see Opt Out section below should you wish to “unsubscribe” and not receive any emails from me.
I comply with the CAN-SPAM Act of 2003 and do not spam or send misleading information.
Should you wish to no longer receive communication from me, you have the option of unsubscribing by clicking “unsubscribe” in the bottom of the email we send to you or by contacting me.
As for third party websites, please contact them directly to unsubscribe and/or opt out from their communications.
GDPR VISITOR RIGHTS
Under the GDPR, if you are within the European Union, you are entitled to certain rights and information listed below.
I will retain any information you choose to provide to me until the earlier of:
You ask me to delete the information by sending a request to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that such requests may result in you no longer being able to access paid or free content previously provided to you.
My decision to cease using our existing data providers.
I decide to no longer be in business or continue to offer the services.
The data is no longer needed to provide you service, is too costly to maintain further retention, or I find it outdated.
You have the right to request access to your data that I store and the rights to either rectify or erase your personal data.
You have the right to seek restrictions on the processing of your data.
You have the right to object to the processing of your data and the right to the portability of your data.
If you have provided consent to the website's processing of your personal data, you have the right to withdraw that consent any time without affecting the lawfulness of processing based upon consent that occurred prior to your withdrawal of consent.
You have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority that has jurisdiction over issues related to the General Data Protection Regulation.
We require only the information that is reasonably necessary to enter into a contract with you. We will not require you to provide consent for any unnecessary processing as a condition of entering into a contract with me.
The security of your personal information is important to me, and I strive to follow generally commercial industry standards to protect your personal information submitted to me voluntarily and automatically.
However, no method of transmission over the Internet is 100% secure and I cannot guarantee absolute security of your information.
When you make a credit card purchase or purchase through any means on the website, you will be directed to a third party vendor to complete the transaction.
Any information you provide during the checkout process is not stored on my website but instead provided to the third party vendor that completes the purchase transaction.
By using this website, you agree to hold me harmless for any security breach and for any unauthorized use of your personal information by third parties. You also agree that I cannot be held responsible for any disclosure of your information through
my website without our knowledge and consent.