1. Personally Identifiable Information
PII, as used in US 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. This includes your name, home address, home phone number, gender, date of birth, language preference, email address, credit card information, bank account information, account information with us, IP address or social media username or identification. Information about your business title, business address, business telephone number, business email address or business fax number is not considered PII.
Cookies enable us to track and target the interests of members to enhance the experience on this Site. This Site uses remarketing, retargeting and similar tools to monitor your visits to the Site and advertise to you online on websites across the internet.
2.1.1. Google Analytics
This Site uses Google Analytics – a set of integrated data-and-marketing analysis products that let us analyze consumer behavior, develop relevant insights, and then provide a more engaging experience. The purpose of Google Analytics is to collect top-level information about how you use this Site. Google Analytics provides the data we need to improve the user experience and serve up the content members find most useful. The Google Analytics cookies store data about what pages you visit, how long you spend on the Site, how you got there and what you click on.
3. Information Collection, Use, and Sharing
This Site collects personal data directly from you, indirectly from third parties and otherwise as permitted by applicable law. I am the sole owner of the data collected on this Site. I will not sell, rent, or share this data with any other party outside of this company, other than as necessary to fulfill your request – for example, to receive a call back from me.
3.1. Information Collected
The type of data collected and how we use it depends on your interactions with the Site.
3.1.1. Using an Online Form
I will collect your name, email address, phone number, and IP address, as well as any information you have included in the email or form. I use this data to acknowledge your request and/or reply to your questions.
4. Storage and Security of Your Information
All sensitive data you provide is encrypted via Security Socket Layer (SSL) technology. You can verify this by looking for a closed lock icon in your web browser or looking for “https” at the beginning of the URL address. I do my utmost to protect and safeguard your personal information. However, as no data transmission over the internet can be guaranteed as completely secure, we cannot absolutely ensure or warrant the security of any data transmitted and you do so at your own risk.
4.1. Processing Sensitive Information
How this Site processes sensitive data depends on your interactions with this Site and other services.
4.1.1. Using an Online Form
The data you provide is encrypted via Security Socket Layer (SSL) technology. The data provided is stored on email servers and is only accessible to a limited number of employees who need access to fulfill your request. I will never ask for financial or other sensitive information through these forms, and I encourage users wishing to discuss sensitive details to contact me by phone.
4.2. Data Retention
5. Third Party Content
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
7. Your Rights
7.1. Accessing and Updating Your Data
Subject to any exemptions provided by law, you have the right to request to access, update, delete or correct your personal data. Before I am able to provide you with any information, correct any inaccuracies or otherwise respond to your requests, we may ask you to verify your identity and to provide other details to help us to respond to your request. We will endeavor to respond to your request within an appropriate time frame.
7.2. Removing Your Data
You may also have the right to object to the processing of your personal data, request us to restrict the use or disclosure of your personal data, or ask for your personal data to be provided to you in a machine-readable format. Keep in mind, however, that removing data or preventing the processing of data may also prevent me from being able to provide the necessary services you require. Your request and choices may be limited in certain cases – for example, if you ask to delete information which we or your administrator are permitted by law or have compelling legitimate interests to keep.
8. Contacting Us
If you have a question, concern or request about privacy, confidentiality, or my personal data handling practices, please contact me using the information on my website.