Information We Collect & How We Use It
Information You Voluntarily Submit to the Website: We may collect personal information from you, like your name or email address. This can occur when you voluntarily submit information to the Website by leaving a comment, subscribing to a newsletter, or submitting a contact form.
Automatically-Collected Information: We automatically collect certain information about you and the device with which you access the Website. For example, when you use the Website, we will log your IP address, operating system type, browser type, referring website, pages you viewed, and the dates/times when you accessed the Website. We may also collect information about actions you take when using the Website, such as links clicked.
We may log information using cookies, which are small data files stored on your browser by the Website. We may use both session cookies, which expire when you close your browser, and persistent cookies, which stay on your browser until deleted, to provide you with a more personalized experience on the Website.
Users may, at any time, prevent the setting of cookies, by the Website, by activating a corresponding setting of your internet browser; this may thus permanently deny the setting of cookies. Furthermore, already set cookies may be deleted at any time via an Internet browser or other software programs. This is possible in all popular Internet browsers. However, if users deactivate the setting of cookies in your Internet browser, some functions of our Website may be entirely usable.
How we may use your information
We may use the information collected in the following ways:
- to operate and maintain the Website
- to send you promotional information, such as newsletters. Each email promotion will provide information on how to opt-out of future mailings
- to send you administrative communications, such as administrative emails, confirmation emails, technical notices, updates on policies, or security alerts
- to respond to your comments or enquiries
Third-party use of personal information
Additionally, the Website may use third-party service providers to service various aspects of the Website. Each third-party service provider’s use of your personal information is dictated by their respective privacy policies.
The Website currently uses the following third-party service providers:
Google Analytics: this service tracks Website usage and provides information such as referring websites and user actions on the Website. Google Analytics may capture your IP address, but no other personal information is captured by Google Analytics.
From time to time, we may use anonymous data, which does not identify you alone, or when combined with data from other parties. This type of anonymous data may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses. Examples of this anonymous data may include analytics or information collected from cookies.
Rights related to your personal information
Opt-out: You may opt-out of future email communications by following the unsubscribe links in our emails. You may also notify us at firstname.lastname@example.org to be removed from our mailing list.
Access: You may access the personal information we have about you by submitting a request to email@example.com.
Amend: You may amend your email subscription at the end of each newsletter or amend other personal information by contacting Alison Roberts-Tse at firstname.lastname@example.org..
Forget: In certain situations, you may request that we erase or forget your personal data. To do so, please submit a request to Alison Roberts-Tse at email@example.com..
Please note that we may need to retain certain information for recordkeeping purposes or to complete transactions, or when required by law.
The Website does not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 16. If a parent or guardian believes that the Website has personally identifiable information of a child under the age of 16 in its database, please contact Alison Roberts-Tse immediately at firstname.lastname@example.org, and we will use our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.
Updated Jun 2020