The Blog & Email Updates
What kind of person information is collected when using the blog.
If you’re signing up to receive emails when using this blog, you’ll be asked for your first name and email address. Your IP address may also be tracked for stat tracking purposes only, to help improve the quality of the blog and newsletter.
I may use the information I collect from you to send periodic emails regarding mental health tips, promotions and product updates.
You can unsubscribe from my newsletter by clicking on the unsubscribe link provided at the end of each newsletter. You can also request to be forgotten and have your data removed by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Your information is NEVER sold or given out to anyone and is only used for the purposes you consented to when signing up.
Ebook & Products
I use SendOwl, a third party service to sell my products and to store data from those purchases.
Here is a snippet from their website which explains what is stored, for how long and what it’s used for.
What: Name, email address, giftee name & email, paypal email, IP address, billing and shipping address, VAT number
Lifetime: The data is deleted when a seller closes their account
Legal basis: Contractual. We store data about the buyer in order to provide them with their order.
Access: Access is limited to staff on the support and development teams
Protection: Data is encrypted in our database
Other uses: This data is not sold or passed to 3rd parties
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your Personally Identifiable Information unless we provide users with advance notice. This does not include 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 may also release information when it’s 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.
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. https://support.google.com/adwordspolicy/answer/1316548?hl=en
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.
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.