Last updated: June 26, 2023
WHAT PERSONAL DATA WE COLLECT, WHY WE COLLECT IT, AND WHO WE SHARE YOUR DATA WITH
When you access the website, you may provide certain personally identifiable information including, but not limited to, your name, physical address, email address, phone number, and credit card information when you make a purchase on the website.
If you register an account on our website, we store the personal information you provide in your user profile. You can view, edit, or delete your personal information at any time. Authorized website administrators can also see and edit the information in your user profile.
Information is collected when you submit any information on the website in order to communicate with us. This includes, but is not limited to, when you subscribe to a newsletter, contact us, fill out any form, register an account on the website, place an order, provide any comments, or post pictures in the membership forum. We also collect information that you submit when you participate in any online surveys that we post on our website or send to you via email.
We may use your personal information for reasons that include, but are not limited to, the following: to customize your experience, to provide you with customer service support, to improve the website to better serve you, to respond or fulfill your requests or orders, to ask for reviews of services or products, to provide you with promotional offers, and/or contact or interact with you via means such as email correspondence, phone calls, or video chats.
As is common, this website automatically collects certain information about you through visitor logs and analytical software. Visitor logs collect information that may include, but is not limited to, your operating system, browser type, browser information, computer’s Internet Protocol Address (your “IP” address), and Internet Service Provider’s information. Analytical software collects information that may include, but is not limited to, your location, browsing history, device used (such as a desktop, tablet, or mobile phone) to access the website, and your general use of the website. This information is used to analyze website user behavior and interests, which helps us to improve your experience with the website and our company.
We do not share your personal information to third parties without your written consent, with the exception of the following circumstances:
- We may share your information to our trusted third parties to help us run and operate our website and company. These third parties may include, but are not limited to, our website hosting partner, email marketing service provider, software analytics providers, etc.
- We may share your information in order to comply with state or federal regulations related to copyright infringement lawsuits or other legal claims related to the website.
WHAT RIGHTS YOU HAVE OVER YOUR DATA
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments on this site, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
We value, respect, and protect the security of your personal information. We do our best to follow industry best practices to protect your personal information, which you give to us willingly and/or automatically. However, please realize that no method of transmission over the Internet is completely secure. As such, we cannot guarantee complete security of your information. When you use a method of payment through any means on our website, you will be using a third party to process your purchase. Any information you provide during the checkout process is not stored on our website but instead provided to and secured by our merchant processor, which is currently Stripe. If you purchase a subscription, your payment information will be securely stored and processed by Stripe.
By using this website to make a purchase, including an ongoing subscription, you release us from all liability for any security breach and/or unauthorized use of your personal information by any third party, including Stripe. You also release us from all liability connecting to any sharing of your personal information through our website that occurs without our knowledge and consent.
A cookie is a small, simple file that is sent along with pages of this website and stored by your browser on the hard drive of your computer or another device. The information stored therein may be returned to our servers or to the servers of the relevant third parties during a subsequent visit. Cookies allow the website to “remember” you from visit to visit.
We may use these cookies to improve your use of the website. Uses include, but are not limited to, customizing your website visit, allowing you access to your order history, saving your settings for future visits, and for submitting comments on any area of our website. We retain cookies for as long as we need to, in order to give you the best experience possible when using our site. At any time, you may clear or delete the cookies and cache from your own computer, through the settings options of the browser that you use.
This information is collected to improve and understand your website user experience. You may turn off cookies on your computer, but please note that our website may not longer work properly, and you may not be able to use and/or access all the website features and content.
A web beacon (or a pixel tag) is a small, invisible piece of text or image on a website that is used to monitor traffic on a website. In order to do this, various data about you is stored using web beacons.
In addition to cookies, third parties may also use web beacons to collect general information about your website usage. Since these web beacons monitor user activity, they may track customer behavior data.
To comply with various social media websites (e.g., Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, etc.), we may use social media pixels to track and collect general information about your usage on our accounts on these websites. These third parties may use their own technologies, such as cookies and web beacons, to collect and receive information from our website for targeted ads. For instance, if we run ads on third party websites, you may see these ads when you visit those websites after visiting our website.
A script is a piece of program code that is used to make our website function properly and interactively. This code is executed on our server or on your device.
While our main audience is individuals who are located within the United States of America, we recognize that the information provided on this website may be of interest to non-U.S. individuals, and we welcome our website visitors from around the world.
If you are not an individual located in the European Union, and you subscribe to our email list and/or request any of our free materials through our website, you will be adding yourself to our email list. Please refer to the Opt Out section below for instructions on how to unsubscribe from our email list.
If you are a resident of the state of California in the United States of America, you have further privacy rights afforded to you under the California Consumer Privacy Act (henceforth, the “CCPA”). Please review our CCPA information here.
We comply with the CAN-SPAM Act of 2003 and do not send you spam. You always have the option of unsubscribing from our email list. We encourage you to do so if you not longer want to hear from us – there is no reason to take up space in your inbox with a message that you will just end up deleting without opening! Send us an email with “Unsubscribe” in the subject line, or click “Unsubscribe”, located at the bottom of every email we send to you.
THIRD PARTY LINKS AND USE
EMBEDDED CONTENT FROM THIRD PARTY WEBSITES
To avoid this interaction between our website and the third party website, clear your cookies and/or cache between visits to different websites, and be logged into only one website at a time.
COMMENTS ON THE WEBSITE AND ON OUR SOCIAL MEDIA ACCOUNTS
Any comments you make on the website (which includes the membership site forum) and on any of our current or future social media accounts, as well as, the comment metadata, are retained indefinitely. Any contact information associated with your comment may be used by us to communicate with you. This contact information is not shared with a third party.
Social media accounts and sharing options may be available on this website. Social media sites (such as, but not limited to, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, etc.) can track your personal information. If you communicate with us in any way on these third party sites, know that you are voluntarily disclosing that personal information to those sites. As such, that information becomes public information and can be collected and used by others. We do not control and refuse all responsibility for the use, storage, or sharing of such publicly disclosed personal information by you to these third party sites. By choosing to communicate with us via third party sites, you release us of all liability related to the misuse of your personal information by others.