We value privacy, hence have included this privacy page to make you understand a few things about the kind of information we collect as well as what the site entails.
What Info Do We Collect and Why?
You are required to leave your email address every time you comment on this blog. The aim is to email you regarding the comment you made, when necessary. Additionally, you can receive important updates if you leave your email and name in the opt-in box. Be assured however that we won’t give out or sell your contact info.
Web server log files as well as ‘cookies’ is a technology that the blog uses to collect information, for example how long you spent on each page you visited, which pages you accessed and when you visited.
No content found on the website, which includes videos and reviews, can be reproduced or copied, regardless of the circumstances. Legal action may be undertaken against a company or individual who uses blog content, video or the name of the website’s owner without acquiring a written consent for the same.
What Are Cookies?
How Do We Use Information We Collect from Cookies?
How do we protect your information?
We never ask for credit card numbers and only provide our visitors with information and articles.
We also keep off the use of scanning to PCI standards and/or vulnerability scanning.
We use regular Malware Scanning.
We store your personal information behind secured networks where it can be accessed by authorized individuals that are also expected to keep the information confidential. We also encrypt all credit/sensitive information that you provide through Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology
In a bid to keep your personal information safe, we apply a wide range of security measures whenever you feed in, submit or view your information.
We do not process or store transactions on our servers. Instead, we process them through a gateway provider.
Third-party services or products are occasionally offered or included on our website, though we do that at our discretion. We are not liable for the activities or content found on the linked sites since they contain independent privacy policies that are separate from ours. However, we are open to any feedback regarding the sites since we are focused on protecting the integrity of our site.
We give assurance that your personal identifiable information will not be sold, transferred or traded with third parties unless we have given you prior notice regarding the same. However, that excludes outside parties such as individuals who help in serving the users, running our business or operating the website as well as website hosting partners. These parties are required to keep the information confidential. We can also release the information if it is a prerequisite to protecting ours and others’ rights, safety and property and as an enforcement of the policies of our site. The information is also released as compliance to the law when the need arises.
However, we can release to third parties, information that is non-personally identifiable for purposes of advertising, marketing and much more.
Fair Information Practices
Laws of data protection have been developed by the concepts included on the United States privacy law which is supported by The fair information practices act. As a means of showing compliance to the various privacy laws that offer protection to one’s personal information, it is important to understand the application and implementation of the fair information practices act.
The action that will be taken as per the fair information practices act if data breach occurs, is that one will get an email notification within 1 business day.
We are also in compliance with the Individual Redress Principle which stipulates that individuals are eligible to pursue enforceable rights against collectors and processors of data who do not follow the law.
Apart from granting individuals enforceable rights against users of data the principle also requires that one involves government agencies or courts to investigate and/or prosecute data processors who fail to comply.
The CAN-SPAM Act dictates harsh penalties in case of violations, provides recipients with the right to unsubscribe from emails they are not interested in and establishes what is required of commercial messages. In a nutshell, the law creates the rules for commercial email.
We collect your email address for the purpose of responding to requests and questions as well as sending information.
Compliance with the CANSPAM Act means that we agree to the following rules:
- Implement requests or unsubscribing or opting out quickly
- Avoid misleading or false email addresses and subjects
- Be reasonable in the identification of messages as advertisements
- In the event a third party email marketing services are used, they should be monitored to ensure compliance
- Have the site headquarters as well as the physical address of our business included on the website
- Provide a link below each email that users can use to unsubscribe
If you need to unsubscribe from future emails at any point, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Follow the prompts below each email
And we will ensure that you are immediately exempted from receiving our messages
Whenever you connect to the internet, your computer uses IP addresses, which are unique numbers that identify your computer on a network.
Our web servers automatically collect IP addresses as part of demographic and traffic/profile data.
Sharing and Selling Information
Personal details, email addresses or any other information that uniquely identifies one as a subscriber cannot be lent, sold, leased or shared with anybody unless it is required for the provision of services that you have requested or for the processing of transactions.
How Can You Access and Correct Your Information?
You can email us using the usual email address if you need all your personally identifiable information that is maintained in our database, after collecting it online.
What About Legally Compelled Disclosure of Information?
We only disclose information when we are certain that it is required by the law for purposes of protecting our legal rights or when we are legally compelled to do so. In the event that the information is needed for contacting, identifying as well as bringing legal action against a violator of our terms of service, we may disclose the information to keep the Public and our users safe.
What About Other Web Sites Linked to From Our Web Site?
We are not liable for the content present in the Web sites linked to or from our website or the activities conducted therein. The links to other websites are often placed there to provide our users with useful information on topics that may interest them.
Your interaction and browsing on other websites that are linked to our website is governed by the policies and rules of those Web sites. Therefore, before proceeding, please go through the rules and regulations.
Our Commitment To Data Security:
We will store and process your information on our computers that are based in the United States. The laws dictating storage of personal data may be less tough in the United States than those present in your Country of citizenship or residence. We have installed the necessary managerial, physical and electronic measures to protect the information we collect online. Our focus is to ensure that your information is safe from unauthorized access and is used correctly.
Visitors on this site are allowed to unsubscribe to avoid receiving messages in the future. After unsubscribing, we promptly stop sending anymore messages.
A Special Note About Children
Kids under 14 years are not allowed to submit to us their personal information, nor are unsupervised children eligible to use our services. You require guidance and permission from your guardians or parents if you are a minor and need to use this service.
Acquisition or Changes in Ownership
If the website or a considerable part of its assets is acquired, your information becomes part of the assets hence it could form part of the transferred assets.
Last Edited December 28, 2018