This Policy explains what information we collect about you and what we do with it. The Company reserves the right to revise this Policy at any time. We will notify you of any material changes to the Policy by posting the new Policy here and by changing the “Effective Date” at the top. If our practices for collecting and using personal data change, we will give you the choice not to have the data used for any purpose other than that for which you originally supplied it. You should periodically read this Policy to learn of any revisions. Your use of the Website at any time is deemed to constitute your agreement to all of the terms and conditions of the Policy then in effect. If you do not agree to these terms, please do not use or visit any of our Websites.
What information do we collect?
When you visit the Website, we collect certain information about you and your visit. In some limited instances, we may collect credit card information from you where applicable, to facilitate your purchases. We collect individually-identifiable personal information (“Personal Data”) that you provide to us such as your name, e-mail address, street address and telephone number. You supply us this Personal Data when you enter a drawing and/or take some other action to voluntarily supply your Personal Data to us
In addition to Personal Data, we also collect non-personally identifiable information about visitors to our Website, which allows us to track the number of visitors we receive and the way they navigate through our site. This non-personally identifiable data includes information about the website from which the visitor arrived and departs to as well as the IP address of the computer being used to access our Website. While it may be possible to correlate this information to particular individuals, we do not generally do so, and we limit our use of this information to its aggregate form reflecting all visitors to the Website. We may share this aggregated information with other third parties.
What do we do with the information we collect?
We use Personal Data in the aggregate, to assist us with conducting company operations and to measure response rates to our advertising. We use IP addresses and anonymous demographic information in the aggregate to share with advertisers and market researchers and to improve the design of our Website so as to better serve our customers. We do not drill down into anonymous demographic information in order to analyze and/or collect personal information from these sources. However, we reserve the right to do so in order to investigate any unlawful conduct and/or breaches of this Policy.
Do we share the information we collect with third parties?
We are not in the business of selling data about our customers. From time to time we may also engage the services of third parties to help us analyze use of the Website. These third parties are contractually bound to use the Personal Data only according to this Policy. They are not authorized to send you any information about goods and services from other companies without your express permission.
The Company may transfer Personal Data to an affiliate or third party as part of a transfer of business assets. Such a transfer would be within the scope of this Policy so long as the affiliate or third party agrees to continue to maintain use and storage of Personal Data in accordance with this Policy.
The Company may disclose user information in special cases when we have reason to believe that disclosing this information is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be causing injury to or interference with (either intentionally or unintentionally) the Website or the Company’s rights or property.
While the Company strives to protect Personal Data and user privacy, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you disclose online and you do so at your own risk. This Policy does not extend to anything that is inherent in the operation of the Internet, and therefore beyond the Company’s control, and is not to be applied in any manner contrary to applicable law or governmental regulation.
Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100 percent secure. As a result, although we strive to protect your personal information, the Company cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us or from our online products or services, and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your transmission, we use reasonable efforts to ensure its security on our systems.
The Website is not intended for children under the age of 18, and the Company does not intentionally collect Personal Data from children under 18. If you have reason to believe that we have collected Personal Data from someone under 18 years of age, please let us know.
How do I unsubscribe?
All e-mails you receive from us will include specific instructions on how to unsubscribe and you may unsubscribe at any time. Additionally, we give you the following options for removing your information from our database: opt-out via text, email, or phone.
If you believe that the Company has acted inconsistently with this Policy, please notify us either at the address above or at [email protected] and we will try to resolve your concern.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
Embedded content from other websites
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.
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.