Last updated on 5/24/20.
Our intention is to be transparent about the way our site collects user data. We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website visitors; this policy sets out how we will collect, process and secure your personal information.
We take reasonable security precautions to protect the data that we collect. Our site uses Bluehost as a hosting company and is protected by an SSL certificate which is used to encrypt information that is collected.
2. What information do we collect?
We collect, store and use the following kinds of personal information:
- Financial information relating to any transactions carried out between you and us on or in relation to this website is encrypted as it passes through the website. We do not store any credit card or payment method information.
3. Using your personal information
We do not sell your information to third parties. We may use your personal information to:
- Improve your browsing experience
- Send you important (non-marketing) information regarding changes in the online environment
- Send you our newsletter and other marketing communications relating to our business
- Collect payments from you
- Administer the website
Where you submit personal information for publication on our website, we will publish and otherwise use that information in accordance with the license you grant to us.
4. Data controller
Our company’s CEO is ultimately responsible for how data is processed and secured through our website. The CEO may delegate that responsibility to a Data Controller. If so, our website will list who is responsible in place of the CEO.
5. Your rights
It is your right to determine how your personal data is used. Under the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR), you have the right to accept or deny the use of your data.
6. Withdrawal of consent including marketing opt-out
You may withdraw consent for the usage of your personal data at any time.
7. Access to personal data
You may ask us to provide you with any personal information we have retained about you. It may take up to 30 working days to provide you with your information.
8. Retention of your data
We will retain your personal information as required by law.
9. Changing or erasing data
You may instruct us to change any inaccurate data or to erase data that is no longer required for a specified purpose.
10. Complaints to a supervisory authority
You have a right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority. The supervisory authority depends on your location. Here is a list of supervisory agencies in the EU: http://ec.europa.eu
In addition, we may disclose your personal information:
- to the extent that we are required to do so by law
- in connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings
- to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk)
- to the purchaser (or prospective purchaser) of any business or asset that we are (or are contemplating) selling; and
- to any person who we reasonably believe may apply to a court or other competent authority for disclosure of that personal information where, in our reasonable opinion, such court or authority would be reasonably likely to order disclosure of that personal information.
12. Cookie usage
When you can access our free blog posts, a cookie is placed on your computer by our content management system (CMS) WordPress, which uses a session cookie. This temporary cookie is not used for tracking purposes, it's an essential, "strictly necessary" part of providing content to you through our CMS.
When you watch one of our YouTube videos, a cookie may be placed on your computer through their system. You can read more about YouTube’s privacy policies here: https://www.youtube.com/yt/about/policies/#community-guidelines.
13. How to block cookies
Most browsers allow you to block cookies. Some browsers allow you to block only third party cookies. Check the help section of your particular browser to find out more.
14. Third parties
The website contains links and relies on third party plugins in order to function. We are not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of these third parties.
15. Sale of the business
In the event that the business is sold or integrated into another business, your details may be disclosed to our advisors, and to any potential purchaser's advisors, and following completion of a sale would transfer to the new owners of the business.
We strive to maintain compliance with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). You can read or download the GDPR here: https://gdpr-info.eu. If you reside in the EU and still do not feel comfortable using our website, we recommend closing your browser window and using an alternate website.