If you are concerned about maintaining your personal privacy when you make use of this web site (and many others), you may consult this policy statement to get a clear understanding of how we collect, use, protect or otherwise handle your Personally Identifiable Information on our website.
Fair information practices
The Fair Information Practices (FIP) principles form the backbone of privacy law in the United States. The concepts they include have played a significant role in the development of data protection laws around the globe. Understanding the FIP and how they should be implemented is critical to comply with the various privacy laws that protect personal information.
In order to be in line with FIP we take the following responsive action, should a data breach occur:
- We notify the users via email within 7 business days, and via in-site notification within 7 business days.
- We agree to the individual redress principle, which requires that individuals have a right to pursue legally enforceable rights against data collectors and processors who fail to adhere to the law.
This principle requires not only that individuals have enforceable rights against data users but also that individuals have recourse to courts or a government agency to investigate and/or prosecute non-compliance by data processors.
What personal information do we collect from those who visit our website?
We never collect information from users when they read from our site. We collect information only when they enter information, such as a registration, an email address, sign-up to a newsletter, respond to a survey, contribute to a blog or marketing communication, or otherwise make use of certain special site features.
How do we protect the information you enter?
Our website is scanned on a regular basis for security holes and known vulnerabilities in order to make your visit to our site as safe as possible. We use Malware Scanning, and do not use an SSL certificate.
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information.
California Online Privacy Protection Act
According to CalOPPA we agree to the following:
- Users can visit our site anonymously.
- Users are able to change their personal information by logging in to their account.
- We honor Do-Not-Track (DNT) signals and do not plant cookies or use advertising when a DNT browser mechanism is in place.
- We do not allow third party behavioral tracking.
COPPA (Children Online Privacy Protection Act)
The Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) puts parents in control of the collection of personal information from children under 13. The Federal Trade Commission, the nation’s consumer protection agency, enforces the COPPA Rule, which spells out what operators of websites and online services must do to protect children’s privacy and safety online.
We do not specifically market to children under 13.
CAN SPAM Act
The CAN-SPAM Act is a law that sets the rules for commercial email, establishes requirements for commercial messages, gives recipients the right to have emails stopped from being sent to them, and spells out tough penalties for violations.
We collect your email address in accordance with CANSPAM, and we agree to the following:
- If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, you can email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will promptly remove you from all of them.