Routine Information Collection
All web servers track basic information about their visitors. This information includes, but is not limited to, IP addresses, browser details, timestamps and referring pages. None of this information can personally identify specific visitors to this site. The information is tracked for routine administration and maintenance purposes.
Cookies enable you to interact with websites, e.g. by submitting comments and other forms, or see ads relating to your interests on sites like Facebook.
Note that you can change your browser settings to disable cookies if you have privacy concerns. Disabling cookies for all sites is not recommended as it will interfere with your use of most sites. The best option is to disable or enable cookies on a per-site basis. Not disabling cookies means that you consent to their use. Consult your browser documentation for instructions on how to block cookies and other tracking mechanisms.
Personally Identifiable Information
You can visit our site anonymously but you may choose to give us personally identifiable information such as your email address, name, site or blog address etc when you register on our site, leave a comment, place an order, subscribe to our newsletter, respond to a survey or fill out a form. This information may be used in the following ways:
— To respond to your questions and provide customer service and support
— To administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature
— To improve our website
— If you sign up for a newsletter or subscribe to receive new blog posts, we will send periodic emails with this information. The email address you provide may be used to send you news, reviews, updates, service information, and marketing. If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email.
EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Compliance
Under the GDPR, EU citizens have the right to have their personal information deleted from most databases on request. We will extend this to any citizen of the world. To request this, please use our contact form and let us know how you left the information (e.g. did you subscribe to something, leave a comment on the site, etc).
Your information, whether public or private, will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to any other individual or company, except to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety. It may be accessible by contractors who assist us in operating our website (e.g. our web hosting company or newsletter database operator), but we take steps to ensure that their storage is secure.
Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance
We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act): we do not knowingly collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our website, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older.
California Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance
Because we value your privacy we have taken the necessary precautions to be in compliance with the California Online Privacy Protection Act. We therefore will not distribute your personal information to outside parties without your consent unless required to do so by law enforcement agencies.
As part of the California Online Privacy Protection Act, all subscribers may make any changes to their information at any time by clicking on the “unsubscribe or change subscriber options” link provided at the bottom of each email.