WHAT PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT
When registering on this Site, subscribing to a newsletter, responding to a survey, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your name, email address or any other personal information details to help you with your experience on this Site.
WHEN DO WE COLLECT THIS INFORMATION
We collect this information from you when you register on this Site, subscribe to a newsletter, respond to a survey, fill out a form or enter any other information.
HOW DO WE USE THIS INFORMATION
We may use this information we collect from you when you register, sign up for our newsletter, respond to a survey or marketing communication, browse the Site, or use certain other Site features in the following ways:
To personalize your experience and to allow us to deliver the type of content and other offerings in which you are most interested.
To improve our Site in order to better serve you.
To ask for ratings and reviews of services or other offerings.
HOW DO WE PROTECT THIS INFORMATION
We provide physical and electronic safeguards to protect your information. Although we attempt to provide reasonable security for information we collect, use, manage, process, handle, secure and store, we do not provide any warranties, express or implied, from any potential security breaches that may occur.
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 directly on this Site.
We use regular Malware Scanning. We do not use an SSL certificate for all features of this Site. We only provide articles and information.
HOW DO WE USE ‘COOKIES’
‘Cookies’ are small files that a website or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the website’s or service provider’s systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information. We use ‘cookies’ to help us understand your preferences based on previous or current Site activity, which enables us to provide you with improved services or other offerings.
Keep track of advertisements.
Compile aggregate data about Site traffic and Site interactions in order to offer better Site experience in the future. We may also use trusted third-party services that track this information on our behalf.
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 each browser is a little different, look at your browser’s Help Menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.
If you turn cookies off, some Site features will be disabled. It might affect your Site experience and some features of the Site may not function properly.
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 Site hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our Site or serving our users, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release information when its release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce this 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 uses.
Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third-party links to products or services on this Site. These third-party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and/or activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of this Site and welcome any feedback from you.
We have implemented, but not limited to, the following tools:
Google Display Network Impression Reporting
Demographics and Interests Reporting
Remarketing with Google AdSense
DoubleClick Platform Integration
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 this Site.
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
According to CalOPPA, we agree to the following:
Users can visit this Site anonymously.
Can change your personal information:
By logging in to your account
HOW DO WE 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.
HOW DO WE ALLOW THIRD-PARTY BEHAVIORAL TRACKING?
It’s also important to note that we 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. If we learn that we have collected personal information from a person under age of 13, such information will be deleted.
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 penalties for violations.
We collect your email address in order to:
Send information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions
We agree to the following provisions:
Not use false or misleading subjects or email addresses.
Identify the message as an advertisement in some reasonable way.
Monitor third-party email marketing services for compliance, if one is used.
Honor opt-out/unsubscribe requests.
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 protected] and we will promptly remove you from all correspondence.