serve those who are concerned with how their
'Personally identifiable information' (PII) is being
used online. 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. Please read our
understanding of how we collect, use, protect or
otherwise handle your Personally Identifiable
Information in accordance with our website.
What personal information do we collect from the
people that visit our blog, website or app?
When ordering or registering on our site, as
appropriate, you may be asked to enter your name,
email address or other details to help you with your
When do we collect information?
We collect information from you when you subscribe
to a newsletter, fill out a form or enter
information on our site.
How do we use your information?
We may use the information we collect from you when
you register, make a purchase, sign up for our
newsletter, respond to a survey or marketing
communication, surf the website, or use certain
other site features in the following ways:
• To send periodic emails regarding products and
How do we protect visitor information?
We do not use vulnerability scanning and/or scanning
to PCI standards.
We do not use an SSL certificate
• We only provide articles and information, and we
never ask for personal or private information
Do we use 'cookies'?
Yes. Cookies are small files that a site or its
service provider transfers to your computer's hard
drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that
enables the site's or service provider's systems to
recognize your browser and capture and remember
help us remember and process the items in your
shopping cart. They are also used to help us
understand your preferences based on previous or
current site activity, which enables us to provide
help us compile aggregate data about site traffic
and site interaction so that we can offer better
site experiences and tools in the future.
• Keep track of advertisements.
• Compile aggregate data about site traffic and site
interactions in order to offer better site
experiences and tools in the future. We may also use
trusted third party services that track this
information on our behalf.
You can choose to have your computer warn you each
time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to
turn off all cookies. You do this through your
browser (like Internet Explorer) settings. Each
browser is a little different, so look at your
browser's Help menu to learn the correct way to
modify your cookies.
If you disable cookies off, some features will be
disabled It won't affect the users experience that
make your site experience more efficient and some of
our services will not function properly.
Third Party Disclosure
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to
outside parties your personally identifiable
information unless we provide you with advance
notice. This does not include website hosting
partners and other parties who assist us in
operating our website, conducting our business, or
servicing you, so long as those parties agree to
keep this information confidential. We may also
release your information when we believe release is
appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site
policies, or protect ours or others' rights,
property, or safety.
However, non-personally identifiable visitor
information may be provided to other parties for
marketing, advertising, or other uses.
Third party links
Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or
offer third party products or services on our
website. These third party sites have separate and
independent privacy policies. We therefore have no
responsibility or liability for the content and
activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we
seek to protect the integrity of our site and
welcome any feedback about these sites.
Google's advertising requirements can be summed up
by Google's Advertising Principles. They are put in
place to provide a positive experience for users.
We have not enabled Google AdSense on our site but
we may do so in the future.
California Online Privacy Protection Act
CalOPPA is the first state law in the nation to
require commercial websites and online services to
well beyond California to require a person or
company in the United States (and conceivably the
world) that operates websites collecting personally
identifiable information from California consumers
stating exactly the information being collected and
those individuals with whom it is being shared, and
to comply with this policy. - See more here. http://consumercal.org/california-online-privacy-protection-act-caloppa/#sthash.0FdRbT51.dpuf
According to CalOPPA we agree to the following:
Users can visit our site anonymously
link to it on our home page, or as a minimum on the
first significant page after entering our website.
and can be easily be found on the page specified
Users are able to change their personal information:
• By emailing us
How does our site handle do not track signals?
We honor do not track signals and do not track,
plant cookies, or use advertising when a Do Not
Track (DNT) browser mechanism is in place.
Does our site allow third party behavioral tracking?
It's also important to note that we allow third
party behavioral tracking
COPPA (Children Online Privacy Protection Act)
When it comes to the collection of personal
information from children under 13, the Children's
Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) puts parents
in control. 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.
Fair Information Practices
The Fair Information Practices Principles form the
backbone of privacy law in the United States and the
concepts they include have played a significant role
in the development of data protection laws around
the globe. Understanding the Fair Information
Practice Principles 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 Fair Information
Practices we will take the following responsive
action, should a data breach occur:
We will notify the users via email
• Within 7 business days
We also 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.
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 order to:
• Send information, respond to inquiries, and/or
other requests or questions.
To be accordance with CANSPAM we agree to the
• NOT use false, or misleading subjects or email
• Identify the message as an advertisement in some
• Include the physical address of our business or
• Monitor third party email marketing services for
compliance, if one is used.
• Allow users to unsubscribe by using the link at
the bottom of each email
If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from
receiving future emails, you can
• Follow the instructions at the bottom of each
Last Edited: 10.03.14