Updated January 13, 2023
We consider the privacy of anyone who visits and or uses our blog to be extremely important and is committed to protecting it.
The purpose of this policy is to inform you of what information we may collect and how it may be used. This statement only applies to this blog. It also may contain third-party links to other sites, which are not governed by this policy. Furthermore, we are not responsible if the content from this blog is republished on other blogs or websites without our permission.
What information do we collect and how do we use it
This site only collects the personal information you voluntarily provide to us, which may include: your name (first and last), email address, website URL, and account login information (if you create an account during checkout, as a subscriber, etc.). The information you provide is used to send periodic emails, process transactions, and improve any service we may provide.
This information is captured when you voluntarily opt-in to receive: downloadable content, email newsletters, leave a comment or participate in contests or promotions. We may receive and store certain types of usage-related information when you interact with the site, including but not limited to, your computer’s IP address, browser information, searches you make, pages you view, and more. The information is retrieved by Google Analytics and is used to customize the content and or layout of our site for you. No personally identifiable information is transferred from the site to Google Analytics.
The term “cookies” refers to small pieces of information that a website sends to your computer’s hard drive while you are viewing a site. We may use both session cookies (which expire once you close your browser) and persistent cookies (which stay on your computer until you delete them). You can accept or decline cookies using your web browser settings. If you choose to disable cookies, some areas of the site may not work correctly or at all. 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.
As a visitor when you leave comments on our site we collect the data shown in the comment form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection. An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it.
This site uses several different forms to collect information, including Google Forms. Information collected is as follows but not limited to your name (first and last), email, city, state, etc. The information you provide is used to reply to your inquiry, process transactions, and improve any service we may provide. This information is only archived for 12 months after which it is deleted.
Modification or deletion of personal information
You can decline to submit personal information at any time. If you decline, we may not be able to continue to provide services to you. You may request the deletion of your personal information by contacting us, but in some cases, we may be required to keep your information by law. In such a case, it would no longer be active and would be kept separately in an archive.
Sharing of personal information we collect
We will not sell, distribute, or reveal a user’s email address or other personal information without consent. This does not include third-party partners, such as those listed below.
Third-Party Use of Personal Information
Embedded content from other websites
We maintain security measures to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, misuse, or disclosure. However, no exchange of data over the Internet can be guaranteed 100% secure. While we make every effort to protect your personal information shared with us through our site, you acknowledge that the personal information you voluntarily share with us through this site could be accessed or tampered with by a third party.
You agree that we are not responsible for any intercepted information shared through the site without our knowledge or permission. Additionally, you release us from any claims arising out of or related to the use of such intercepted information in any unauthorized manner.
Created April 1, 2021