Updated and Effective as of: September 9, 2021.
Please examine this Policy carefully so you understand our privacy practices. By accessing or using the Website, including the material provided on THE Website, you agree to the terms of this Policy. If you do not agree with this Policy, you may not access or use the Website.
Scope of Policy. This Policy applies to information collected through the Website. It does not apply to information that we may collect offline or by other means.
Modifications. We reserve the right to modify this Policy at any time and at our sole discretion by posting a modified policy on our Website. The modifications will be effective upon posting, unless a different date is specified by us. We advise that you review this Policy periodically so that you remain informed of any modifications. Your use of the Website will constitute your acceptance to the Policy that is posted at that time.
Links to Third-Party Websites. The Website may contain links to third-party websites (“Linked Websites”). Please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. You should also examine the privacy policies of any Linked Websites.
Children. Our Website is not directed to children under the age of 13. We prohibit children under the age of 13 from using the Website, including all interactive portions of the Website. We do not knowingly collect information from children who are under the age of 13. As stated in our Terms and Conditions, our Website is solely to be used by those over the age of 18. If you are the parent or guardian of a child under the age of 13 and believe your child has provided us with personal information, please contact us at [E-Mail Address] for the deletion of any such information.
Personal Information. You need not provide personally identifiable information to browse and review the content on our Website. If you chose to submit an inquiry through the Contact page on this site, we may collect the following information about you:
- Email Address
- Phone Number
Any personal information collected will be provided to us to best respond to your inquiry.
IP Addresses. We may log IP addresses for administration reasons. For example, we may analyze how you use the Website. We may use information, such as the type of users who access the Website, how often they access the Website, and what pages they access. This information is used to help us improve our content and user experience.
Cookies. Some pages on the Website may use a “per-session” cookie. These are small text files with a unique ID number that are placed on your hard drive. Cookies are stored temporarily and track pages you have visited, but do not contain personal information aside from what you provide yourself. We use this information to determine the total number of visitors, traffic patterns. types of operating systems and the usefulness of our information. Cookies are harmless and common practice on the Internet. They cannot read data from your hard drive. If you prefer not to accept cookies while browsing our Website, you can set your browser to warn you before accepting cookies. However, if you do not accept cookies, some features on the Website may not fully function, and some information may not be available.
Do-Not-Track Signals. Some web browsers may transmit “do-not-track” signals to the websites with which the user communicates. Because of differences in how web browsers incorporate and activate this feature, it is not always clear whether a user intends for these signals to be transmitted, or whether a user is aware of them. Because we are not aware of an industry standard concerning what, if anything, websites should do when they receive such signals, we currently do not act in response to these signals.
Other Non-Identifiable Information. Our company obtains certain information each time a user accesses the Website. Examples of this type of information include the type of Internet browser being used, the type of computer operating system being used and the domain name of the website from which the user linked to this Website. Our company may collect, store, aggregate and use such information in its discretion and shall disclose such information to third parties only in its aggregate form. Personal information about you individually will not be provided to any third party without your consent, except as described below.
Security. We make reasonable efforts to maintain the security and privacy of any personal information you choose to give us. Although we will strive to take appropriate measures to safeguard against unauthorized disclosures of such information, we cannot assure you that personally identifiable information that we collect will never be disclosed in a manner inconsistent with this Policy. Inadvertent disclosures may occur. When you submit information through our Website, it is sent through an unencrypted email. Therefore, we recommend you avoid submitting any confidential information through our Website. We are not responsible for the interception of your data before we receive it.
Storage and Disclosures. The Website is operated in the U.S.A., which is where your information will likely be stored and processed. Unless you otherwise instruct us, subject to the limitations discuss below, we will retain your personal information for as long as is reasonably necessary to provide you with the services you have requested, for our lawful business purposes and pursuant to applicable law or regulation. We will retain and use your personal information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes and enforce our agreements. If we believe the release of information about you is necessary to respond to legal process, to investigate or remedy potential violations of our Policy or Terms and Conditions, or to protect the rights, property, and safety of others, we may share your information as permitted or required by any applicable law, rule or regulation. Your information may be disclosed in response to inquiries or requests from government authorities or to respond to legal process in the countries in which we operate and/or store your information.
Sharing of Personal Information. We do not share your personal information with third parties except as provided in this Policy. We may share your information or data with our members, employees and staff; affiliates, including any subsidiaries, joint venture partners, or other companies that we control, in which case we will require those affiliates honor this Policy; suppliers providing marketing services to us; third-party data processors and service providers, who assist with the running of the Website, data analysis, e-mail delivery, hosting services, and office services, including IT support services, client reception, telephone answering services and data storage/back up services.
Sale or Bankruptcy. If we reorganize or sell all or a portion of our assets, undergo a merger or are acquired by another entity, we may transfer your information to the successor entity. If we go out of business or enter bankruptcy, your information could be an asset transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur and that the transferee may not be bound by the terms of this Policy.
E-Mail Marketing and Newsletters. You may opt out of receiving e-mail marketing and newsletters from us at any time by using the “unsubscribe” link in our e-mails.
Changes to Personal Information. If you wish to know what personal information we have about you and request a copy of such information, to update or change any incorrect personal information, to ask us to stop collecting, processing and using your personal information in certain ways, to request the portability of your personal information, or to raise concerns regarding automated decision-making processes, please send an email request to email@example.com. We may be entitled to refuse requests, wholly or partly, as may be permitted by law. For example, we may refuse a request for erasure of personal information, where the processing is necessary to comply with a legal obligation or necessary for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims or for record-keeping and research purposes.
Privacy Rights for California Residents. California residents have certain rights with respect to the personal information collected by businesses. If you are a California resident, you may exercise the following rights regarding your personal information, subject to our ability to verify your request and certain other limitations that may be applicable:
- Inquiries About Your Data: You may ask about what categories of personal information we have about you, and the categories of sources from which we collect such information.
- Requests for Data: You may request the categories and specific pieces of information, if any, we have about you, the categories of personal information that we have disclosed about you for business purposes, and the categories of third parties with which we have shared personal information in the previous 12 months.
- Data Deletion: You may request that we delete the personal information we have collected from you.
- Opt-Out of Sales: You may opt out of our sale(s) of your personal information, as “sale” is defined by California law.
- Non-Discrimination: Not to be discriminated against for exercising your privacy rights.
To exercise any of the above rights, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. You must put the statement “My California Privacy Rights” in the subject line of your e-mail and in the body of your request, in addition to your name, street address, city, state and zip code. In the body of your request, please provide sufficient information for us to determine if this information applies to you. Please note that we will not accept inquiries via the telephone or by facsimile, and we are not responsible for notices without complete information or that are not labeled or sent properly.
Information from Users Outside the U.S.A. and Consent to Transfer Information. Our Website is operated in the U.S.A. If you are located in another country or jurisdiction, please be aware that information you provide to us will likely be transferred to, stored and processed in the U.S.A. By using the Website or providing us with any information, you consent to this transfer, processing, and storage of your information in the U.S.A., a jurisdiction in which the privacy laws may not be as comprehensive as those in the country or jurisdiction where you reside or are a citizen. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Policy.
Privacy Rights for International Residents. If you are a resident of the European Union you may have the right to request a copy of your personal information and inquire whether we are processing personal information about you. You may be entitled to ask us for other information such as purposes of processing, categories of personal data and recipients of the information. You may also be entitled to request correction of any personal information about you which is incomplete or inaccurate, deletion or erasure of it, suspension of processing of it or making it available for transfer to third parties. In certain circumstances, you may be entitled to object to our processing your personal information. However, we may be entitled to continue processing it in accordance with applicable law. Where provided under applicable law, you may have the right to ask us to stop processing your personal information for direct marketing purposes.
These rights apply under and are subject to applicable law. If you want to exercise any of these or other rights under applicable law, please contact us at email@example.com. You must put the statement “My International Privacy Rights” in the subject line of your e-mail and in the body of your request, in addition to your name, street address, city, state and zip code. We may require you to prove your identity with approved verifiable identification.
Dispute Resolution. Any disputes, actions or proceedings relating to this Policy, or to our handling of personal information, will be governed by the laws of the State of Massachusetts, without regard to its conflict of law rules.
Questions or Comments. If you have questions or comments about this Policy, please contact us at 10 Post Office Square, 8th Floor, Boston, Massachusetts 02109, firstname.lastname@example.org.