how their ‘Personally identifiable information’ (PII) is being used online.
PII, as used in United States 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.
collect, use, protect or otherwise handle your Personally Identifiable
Information in accordance with our website.
personal information do we collect from the people that visit our blog, website
ordering or 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
information from you when you subscribe to a newsletter or enter information on
How do we
use your information?
We may use
the information we collect from you when you register, make a purchase, sign up
for our newsletter, respond to a survey or marketing communication, surf the
website, or use certain other site features in the following ways:
personalize user’s experience and to allow us to deliver the type of content
and product offerings in which you are most interested.
our website in order to better serve you.
To allow us
to better service you in responding to your customer service requests.
How do we
protect visitor information?
We do not
use vulnerability scanning and/or scanning to PCI standards.
regular Malware Scanning.
We do use
an SSL certificate
provide articles and information, we never ask for personal or private
information like email addresses, or credit card numbers.
Do we use
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
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
us compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we
can offer better site experiences and tools in the future.
and save user’s preferences for future visits.
aggregate data about site traffic and site interactions in order to offer
better site experiences and tools in the future. We may also use trusted third
party services that track this information on our behalf.
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.
disable cookies off, some features will be disabled It won’t affect the users
experience that make your site experience more efficient and some of our
services will not function properly.
We do not
sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally
identifiable information unless we provide you with advance notice. This does
not include website hosting partners and other parties who assist us in
operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as
those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release
your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law,
enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others’ rights, property, or
non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other
parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.
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 sites.
advertising requirements can be summed up by Google’s Advertising Principles.
They are put in place to provide a positive experience for users.
the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to our users based on their visit to
our site and other sites on the Internet. Users may opt out of the use of the
implemented the following:
with Google AdSense
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.
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 permanently using the Google Analytics Opt Out
Browser add on.
Online Privacy Protection Act
the first state law in the nation to require commercial websites and online services
require a person or company in the United States (and conceivably the world)
that operates websites collecting personally identifiable information from
stating exactly the information being collected and those individuals with whom
it is being shared, and to comply with this policy. – See more at:
to CalOPPA we agree to the following:
visit our site anonymously
minimum on the first significant page after entering our website.
Policy link includes the word ‘Privacy’, and can be easily be found on the page
able to change their personal information:
us at firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
site allow third party behavioral tracking?
important to note that we allow third party behavioral tracking
(Children Online Privacy Protection Act)
comes to the collection of personal information from children under 13, the
Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) puts parents in control. The
Federal Trade Commission, the nation’s 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 13.
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 breach occur:
notify the users via email
notify the users via in site notification
Within 1 business
agree to the individual redress principle, which requires that individuals have
a right to pursue legally 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 a government agency to investigate
and/or prosecute non-compliance by data processors.
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.
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 following:
false, or misleading subjects or email addresses
the message as an advertisement in some reasonable way
physical address of our business or site headquarters
third party email marketing services for compliance, if one is used.
opt-out/unsubscribe requests quickly
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, and we will
promptly remove you from ALL correspondence.