INFORMATION WE COLLECT FROM YOU
Although you can browse our Website without giving us any personal information, some experiences or services necessitate us collecting your personal information. We collect information from you when you register on our site, place an order, subscribe to a newsletter, respond to a survey, fill out a form, Use Live Chat, Open a Support Ticket or enter information on our site. As appropriate, you may be asked to enter your name, email address, mailing address, phone number, credit card information, or other details to help you with your experience.
When you provide us with personal information to complete a transaction, verify your credit card, place an order, arrange for a delivery or return a purchase, we imply that you consent to our collecting it and using it for that specific reason only.
If we ask for your personal information for a secondary reason, like marketing, we will either ask you directly for your expressed consent, or provide you with an opportunity to say no.
When you browse our website, we also automatically receive your computer’s internet protocol (IP) address in order to provide us with information that helps us learn about your browser and operating system.
WHAT DO WE DO WITH YOUR INFORMATION?
We may use the information we collect from you when you register, make a purchase, sign up for our newsletter, respond to a survey or marketing communication, surf the website, or use certain other site features in the following ways:
• To personalize your experience and allow us to deliver the type of content you are most interested.
• To improve our website in order to better serve you.
• To allow us to better service you in responding to your customer service requests.
• To administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature.
• To quickly process your transactions.
• To ask for ratings and reviews of services or products
• To follow up with you after correspondence (live chat, email or phone inquiries)
Email marketing (if applicable): With your permission, we may send you emails about our Website, products, services or other updates.
HOW DO I WITHDRAW MY CONSENT?
If after you opt-in, you change your mind, you may withdraw your consent for us to contact you by clicking the link included in the body of any email you’ve received from us. We will take reasonable steps to promptly process your opt-out request, but you may still receive promotional information from us by mail for up to 30 days due to mail processing procedures and schedules.
SHARED PERSONAL INFORMATION
Your personal information is made available and used by us, our website hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or serving our users, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your Personally Identifiable Information unless we provide users with advance notice.
We reserve the right to use or disclose without consent any information when its release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others' rights, property or safety.
However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.
In general, the third-party providers used by us will only collect, use and disclose your information to the extent necessary to allow them to perform the services they provide to us.
However, certain third-party service providers, such as payment gateways and other payment transaction processors, have their own privacy policies in respect to the information we are required to provide to them for your purchase-related transactions.
For these providers, we recommend that you read their privacy policies so you can understand the manner in which your personal information will be handled by them.
Google's advertising requirements can be summed up by Google's Advertising Principles. They are put in place to provide a positive experience for users. AdWords Policies. We use Google AdSense Advertising on our website.
We have implemented the following:
We, along with third-party vendors such as Google use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookies) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) or other third-party identifiers together to compile data regarding user interactions with ad impressions and other ad service functions as they relate to our website.
Users can set preferences for how Google advertises to you using the Google Ad Settings page. Alternatively, you can opt out by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative Opt Out page or by using the Google Analytics Opt Out Browser add on.
THIRD PARTY LINKS
Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third-party products or services on our website. These third-party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no control, responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Please do your due diligence and read and understand their privacy statements.
Our Website and the servers that make it available throughout the world are located in the United States. Therefore, the Internet laws of the United States govern all matters relating to this Website. Any information you provide or enter will be transmitted to the United States. By visiting this Website and entering this type of information you are authorizing the transfer, processing and use of it.
Note: certain providers may be located in or have facilities that are located in a different jurisdiction than either you or us. So if you elect to proceed with a transaction that involves the services of a third-party service provider, then your information may become subject to the laws of the jurisdiction(s) in which that service provider or its facilities are located.
As an example, if you are located in Canada and your transaction is processed by a payment gateway located in the United States, then your personal information used in completing that transaction may be subject to disclosure under United States legislation, including the Patriot Act.
To protect your personal information, we take reasonable precautions and follow industry best practices to make sure it is not inappropriately lost, misused, accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed.
Although we have systems and procedures in place to secure the data maintained by us, security during Internet transmissions can never be assured. Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential.
If you provide us with your credit card information, the information is encrypted using secure socket layer technology (SSL) and stored with a AES-256 encryption. Although no method of transmission over the Internet or electronic storage is 100% secure, we follow all PCI-DSS requirements and implement additional generally accepted industry standards.
If you choose a direct payment gateway to complete your purchase, then our third party provider stores your credit card data. It is encrypted through the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS). Your purchase transaction data is stored only as long as is necessary to complete your purchase transaction. After that is complete, your purchase transaction information is deleted.
All direct payment gateways adhere to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover.
PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of credit card information by our store and its service providers.
• Help remember and process the items in the shopping cart.
• Understand and save user's preferences for future visits.
• Keep track of advertisements.
• Compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interactions in order to offer better site experiences and tools in the future. We may also use trusted third-party services that track this information on our behalf.
Disabling cookies in your browser:
You have the option to accept or decline cookies by changing your browser settings. Our Website is viewable even if you do disable the cookies feature. However, this can negatively impact your experience including losing access to some advanced features, customizations and offerings.
YOUR CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS
Under California Civil Code Section 1798.83, residents of California have the right to request a notice describing what categories of personal information a business shares with third parties or affiliates for direct marketing purposes. This notice will contain the types of information shared and a list of the third parties it is shared with. If you are a California resident and would like to request a copy of the notice pursuant to this provision, please submit a written request to:
Methods for Mastery, Inc.
PO Box 904
Wauna, WA 98395
Please indicate within your request that you would like a copy of our “California Privacy Rights Notice” and allow 30 days for a response.
DO NOT TRACK
Consistent with our policies described within this document, we collect information from visitors on our Website and across third party websites when applicable. Do Not Track (DNT) is a privacy preference that users can set in some web browsers, allowing users to opt out of tracking by websites and online services. At the present time we do not support DNT signals of web browsers.
AGE OF CONSENT
By using this site, you represent that you are at least the age of majority in your state or province of residence, or that you are the age of majority in your state or province of residence and you have given us your consent to allow any of your minor dependents to use this site.
We are committed to protecting the privacy and safety of children. Therefore, this Website does not knowingly solicit or collect personally identifiable information online from children under the age of 13. When it comes to the collection of personal information from children under the age of 13 years old, the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) puts parents in control. The Federal Trade Commission, United States' consumer protection agency, enforces the COPPA Rule, which spells out what operators of websites and online services must do to protect children's privacy and safety online.
We do not specifically market to children under the age of 13 years old. If we learn that a child under the age of 13 has submitted personally identifiable information online, we will take all reasonable measures to delete such information from our databases and to not use such information for any purpose (except where necessary to protect the safety of the child or others as required or allowed by law). If you become aware of any personally identifiable information we have collected from children under 13, please contact us at: email@example.com. This Website includes unmonitored content that we believe is unsuitable for children under 13. We strongly encourage parents to talk to their children about online safety as well as monitor their use of the Internet.
If our Website is acquired or merged with another company, your information may be transferred to the new owners so that we may continue to provide services to you.
QUESTIONS AND CONTACT INFORMATION
Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
By mail at:
Methods for Mastery, Inc.
Attn: Privacy Compliance Officer
PO Box 904
Wauna, WA 98395
Effective Date: April 9, 2018
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