Personal Identification Information
We may collect personal identification information from Users in a variety of ways in connection with activities, services, products and resources we make available on our Site. However, Users may visit our Site completely anonymously. We will collect personal identification information from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us by subscribing to our newsletter, respond to a survey or fill out a form. Users may always refuse to supply personal identification information.
Non-personal identification information
We may collect basic non-personal identification information about Users whenever they interact with this Site. Non-personal identification information may include Users browser name, the type of computer, tablet or high end mobile devices, and technical information about Users manner of which they connection to this Site, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers being used.
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This Site is committed to ensuring that Users information is kept secure. This Site has adopted appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of Users personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on this Site.
This Site will never sell, trade, or rent Users personal identification information to others. We may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any personal identification information regarding visitors and users with our business partners, trusted affiliates and advertisers for purposes outlined above.
Users may find advertising or other content on this Site that link to the sites and services of our partners, suppliers, advertisers, sponsors, licensors and other third parties. This Site does not control the content or links that appear on these third=party sites and therefore, is not responsible for the practices employed by third-party websites linked to or from this Site. These third-party sites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies. Once you have used these links to leave this Site, you should note that this Site has no control over any third-party website, and once you leave this Site, this Site is not responsible for Users protection and privacy of any information which User provides while visiting such third-party websites.
This Site is affiliated with CMI Marketing, Inc., d/b/a CafeMedia (“CafeMedia”) for the purposes of placing advertising on the Site, and CafeMedia will collect and use certain data for advertising purposes. To learn more about CafeMedia’s data usage, click here: www.cafemedia.com/publisher-advertising-privacy-policy
Notice Regarding Online Behavioral Advertising
Google Analytics Demographics and Interest Reporting is used on this Site. Collected data, such as age, gender and interests, is used to guide content in order to better serve Users. This basic information may be disclosed in media kits and referenced in discussion with potential brand partnerships.
This Site is affiliated with AdThrive, LLC (“AdThrive”) for the purposes of placing advertising on the Site. AdThrive uses standard and widely-available tools for the placement and serving of ads, including those provided by Google, Inc. and its affiliates. We publish interest-based advertisements on the Site; that is, ads that are tailored to reflect your interests. To help understand your interests, AdThrive, Google and our other advertising partners will track your behaviour on our website and on other websites across the Internet using cookies.
A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. Cookies may be either “persistent” cookies or “session” cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed. Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.
For European Economic Area Residents
If you reside in a country in the European Economic Area (EEA), then under the GDPR and applicable data protection laws you have the rights, among other things, to access your personal data, have us erase it, and/or restrict its further processing. If you wish to access or delete your personal data (if any) maintained by us or AdThrive related to advertising on the Site, you can contact us at [email protected] and contact AdThrive at [email protected]. If you wish to see a list of the advertising partners we work with or change which of those partners track your behavior using cookies, click the ad preferences link at the bottom of the site. (Available in the EU.)
For California Residents
California law gives residents the right to opt out of the “sale” of their personal information to third parties, including for advertising purposes. Under California law, the sharing of your information with a service provider for advertising purposes could be considered a “sale.” To opt out of the sharing of your information for advertising information, click the opt out link provided at the end of the post. You also have the right to request from us the categories of personal information that we have shared and the categories of third parties to whom the information was provided. To make such a request, please contact us at [email protected]. To be clear we do not share your name, contact information, or any other sensitive information with third parties, and the categories of third parties that we share information with for advertising purposes are supply side platforms, programmatic advertising exchanges, and demand side platforms.
Users Acceptances of Terms
By using this Site, User signifies its acceptance of this policy. Users continued use of the Site following our notification and/or posting of changes to this policy will be deemed acceptance by User of those changes.