What information do we collect, and how do we collect it?
Information you voluntarily submit to the website: We may collect personal information from you such as your name or email address. For example, you may voluntarily submit information to the Website by leaving a comment, subscribing to a newsletter, or submitting a contact form.
Automatically-collected information: We automatically collect certain information about you and the device you use to access the Website. For example, when you use the Website, your IP address, operating system type, browser type, referring website, pages you viewed, and the dates/times when you accessed the website may be collected. We may also collect information about actions you take when using the website, such as links clicked.
Cookies: We may log information using cookies, which are small data files stored on your browser by the website. We may use both session cookies, which expire when you close your browser, and persistent cookies, which stay on your browser until deleted, to help videos and other links load faster, and to otherwise provide you with a more personalized experience on the website.
How may my information be used?
We may use the information collected in the following ways:
- To operate and maintain the website;
- To send you materials that you have requested, such as newsletters. Each such email will provide information on how to opt-out of future mailings;
- To send you administrative communications, such as administrative emails, confirmation emails, technical notices, updates on policies, or security alerts as appropriate;
- To respond to your comments or inquiries;
- To provide you with user support; and
- To protect, investigate, and deter against unauthorized or illegal activity.
Will there be any third party use of personal information collected on this website?
This website may use third-party service providers to service various aspects of the website. Each third-party service provider’s use of your personal information is dictated by their respective privacy policies.
Currently, this website only uses the following third-party service providers:
Google Analytics (Google Inc.)
Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google utilizes the data collected to track and examine the use of this website, to prepare reports on its activities and share them with other Google services. Google may use the data collected to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.
Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.
Except when required by law, we will not sell, distribute, or reveal your email addresses or other personal information without your consent. We may, however, disclose or transfer data collected through the website to third parties who acquire all or a portion of our business, which may be the result of a merger, consolidation, or purchase of all or a portion of our assets, or in connection with any bankruptcy or reorganization proceeding brought by or against us.
Do we use anonymous data?
From time to time, we may use anonymous data, which does not identify you alone, or identify you when combined with data from other parties. Examples of this anonymous data may include analytics or information collected from cookies.
Users may, at any time prevent the setting of cookies by the Website by using a corresponding setting of your internet browser and may thus permanently deny the setting of cookies. Furthermore, already set cookies may be deleted at any time via an internet browser or other software programs. This is possible in all popular Internet browsers. However, if users deactivate the setting of cookies in your Internet browser, not all functions of our Website may be entirely usable.
Rights related to your personal information
Opt-out – You may opt-out of future email communications by following the unsubscribe links in our emails. You may also notify us at firstname.lastname@example.org to be removed from our mailing list.
Access – You may access the personal information we have about you by submitting a request to email@example.com
Amend – You may contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to amend or update your personal information.
Forget – In certain situations, you may request that we erase or forget your personal data. To do so, please submit a request to email@example.com
Please note that we may need to retain certain information for record keeping purposes or to complete transactions, or when required by law.
Sensitive personal information
The website does not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 16. If a parent or guardian believes that this website has personally identifiable information of a child under the age of 16 in its database, please contact us immediately at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will use our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.