A. What Information do we collect?
What personal information do we collect from the people that visit our blog or website?
When registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your name, email address or other details to help you with your experience.
B. When is information collected?
We collect information from you when you fill out a form or enter information on our site.
Do we use ‘cookies’?
You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser (like Internet Explorer) settings. Each browser is a little different, so look at your browser’s Help menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.
If you disable cookies, some features will be disabled. It could affect the user experience that makes the site experience more efficient and some of our services will not function properly.
C. How do we use and share collected information?
We may use the information we collect from you when you register, 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 improve the resources we offer to you based on your selections.
- To track performance of the website in different browsers and different operating platforms.
- To send you relevant and requested information.
Third Party Disclosure
Third Party Links
We do not include or offer third party products or services on our website.
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.
We have not enabled Google AdSense on our site, but we may do so in the future.
D. How do we protect visitor information?
Our website is scanned on a regular basis for security holes and known vulnerabilities in order to make your visit to our site as safe as possible. Our website is a secure site with an active SSL certificate which allows for an encrypted connection and does away with all plain text transfers. Data collected is also stored securely. Every form field on the website is sanitized before being entered into the database.
We use regular Malware Scanning.
We only provide articles and information. We never ask for confidential, private information, like credit card numbers.
Fair Information Practices
The Fair Information Practices Principles form the backbone of privacy law in the United States and the concepts they include have played a significant role in the development of data protection laws around the globe. Understanding the Fair Information Practice Principles and how they should be implemented is critical to comply with the various privacy laws that protect personal information.
In order to be in line with Fair Information Practices and GDPR we will take the following responsive action, should a data breach occur:
- We will notify the users via email within 72 hours.
- We will notify the users via in-site notification within 72 hours.
We also agree to the individual redress principle, which requires that individuals have a right to pursue legally enforceable rights against data collectors and processors who fail to adhere to the law. This principle requires not only that individuals have enforceable rights against data users, but also that individuals have recourse to courts or a government agency to investigate and/or prosecute non-compliance by data processors.
How does our site handle “Do Not Track” signals?
We honor Do Not Track signals and do not track, plant cookies, or use advertising when a Do Not Track (DNT) browser mechanism is in place.
Does our site allow third party behavioral tracking?
E. California Privacy Rights
According to CalOPPA we agree to the following:
- Users can visit our site anonymously
F. GDPR Privacy Rights
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a new data protection act for the European Union that replaces the EU Data Protection Directive of 1995. This new policy is designed to better protect the personal data of people living in the European Union. According to the GDPR, all individuals have the right to complain to the ICO (Information Commissioner’s Office) if they believe there is a problem with how data is being handled. AnswerOn has an unlimited data retention period.
According to the GDPR we agree to the following:
- We agree that the two steps listed above will be done free of charge and in a commonly used structure and machine-readable format.
- We agree to the high standard of consent that the GDPR lays out – including that consent must be clear and informed.
COPPA (Children Online Privacy Protection Act)
When it comes to the collection of personal information from children under 13, the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) puts parents in control. The Federal Trade Commission, the nation’s 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 13.
GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation)
The GDPR stipulates that at age 16 a child can give their own consent for data processing. For children under 16 years old, parents or guardians must give consent.
We do not specifically market to children under 16.
H. CONTACT & OPT-OUT INFORMATION
CAN SPAM Act
The CAN-SPAM Act is a law that sets the rules for commercial email, establishes requirements for commercial messages, gives recipients the right to have emails stopped from being sent to them, and spells out tough penalties for violations.
To be in accordance with CANSPAM we agree to the following:
- If at any time you would like to change your subscription preferences, you can complete the following form at any time and we will immediately update your preferences, including subscription requests.
- You can use the form to the right to request access to your personal information, change your personal information, or request all your personal information be deleted.
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Longmont, Colorado 80501