WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT AND HOW IS IT USED?
Information You Voluntarily Submit to the Website: This Website may collect personal information from you, such as your name or email address. For example, you may voluntarily submit information to the Website by leaving a comment, subscribing to a newsletter, requesting content to be delivered to your email inbox, or submitting a contact form.
Automatically-Collected Information: This Website automatically collects certain information about you and the device with which you access the Website. For example, when you use the Website, your IP address, operating system type, browser type, referring website, pages you viewed, and the dates/times when you accessed the Website are all logged. We may also collect information about actions you take when using the Website, such as links clicked.
Cookies: Your information may be logged using cookies, which are small data files stored on your browser by the Website. This Webiste 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.
Demographics Information: This Website is committed to ensuring that content is valuable and useful. To help identify this, Google analytics demographics and interest reporting features are active on this website. While this data is not personally identifiable, this Website is committed to complete openness and honesty. Data regarding gender, age and interests of Website visitors is collected and used to adapt and create content to better reflect your needs. Although this information is collected through your Google ad settings, it is not provided in a personally-identifiable format. You can opt-out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising and customize Google Display Network ads using the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on.
HOW YOUR INFORMATION MAY BE USED
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 inquiries;
- To track and measure advertising on the Website;
- To protect, investigate, and deter against unauthorized or illegal activity.
THIRD-PARTY USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
We may share your information with third parties when you explicitly authorize us to share your 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, demographic information and user actions on the Website. Google Analytics may capture your IP address, but no other personal information is captured by Google Analytics.
Facebook Pixel – this service tracks Website usage and provides information such as demographic information and user actions on the Website when users have used a Facebook advertisement to navigate to the Website. This information is used to measure ad conversions or retarget advertisements on Facebook.
Your personal information is not shared with any third-party applications not listed above. This list may be amended from time to time at the Website’s sole discretion.
Except when required by law, we will not sell, distribute, or reveal your email addresses or other personal information without your consent; however, we may disclose or transfer personal information collected through the Website to third parties who acquire all or a portion of our business, which may be the result of a merger, consolidation, or purchase of all or a portion of our assets, or in connection with any bankruptcy or reorganization proceeding brought by or against us.
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.
PUBLICLY VISIBLE INFORMATION
If you leave a comment on the Website, certain information may be publicly visible, such as your name. Other personal information will not be visible, including your email address. At your option, you may add an avatar, a profile description, and a link to your website.
Users may see your username, avatar, profile description and website information. Never submit personal information such as social security number, information regarding race or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious beliefs, health information, criminal background, or trade union memberships. The Website will never request such information.
Users may, at any time, prevent the setting of cookies, by the Website, by using a corresponding setting of your internet browser and 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, not all functions of our Website may be entirely usable.
Affiliate Program Participation
The Website may engage in affiliate marketing, which is done by embedding tracking links into the Website. If you click on a link for an affiliate partnership, a cookie will be placed on your browser to track any sales for purposes of commissions.
While He Was Napping is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and links to Amazon.com. As part of this Amazon Associates program, the Website will post customized links, provided by Amazon, to track the referrals to their website. This program utilizes cookies to track visits for the purposes of assigning commission on these sales.
While He Was Napping is a participant in Apple’s Affiliate Program, an advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and links to iTunes and The App Store. As part of the Apple Affiliate Program, the Website will post customized links, provided by Apple, to track referrals to iTunes and The App Store. This program utilizes cookies to track visits for the purposes of assigning commissions on these sales.
While He Was Napping is a member of The Dating Diva Partners, an affiliate program designed to provide sites a small commission from sales on The Dating Diva site that are referred by the program participant. As part of The Dating Diva Partners program, the Website will post customized links, provided by The Dating Divas, to track the referrals to their website. This program utilizes cookies to track visits for the purpose of assigning commissions on these sales.
On the Website, you may subscribe to our newsletter, which may be used for advertising purposes. The Website also offers exclusive content, only available via email. All email communications sent may contain tracking pixels. The pixel is embedded in emails and allows an analysis of the success of online marketing campaigns. Because of these tracking pixels, we may see if and when you open an email and which links within the email you click. Also, this allows the Website to adapt the content of future newsletters and content on the Website to the interests of the user. This behavior will never be passed on to third parties.
RIGHTS RELATED TO YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
Opt-out – You may opt-out of future email communications by following the unsubscribe links that are present in every one of our emails. These links are at the bottom of the email. You may also notify firstname.lastname@example.org that you wish 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 contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to amend or update your personal information.
Forget – In certain situations, you may request that we erase or forget your personal data. To do so, please submit a request to 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.
SENSITIVE PERSONAL INFORMATION
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 us immediately at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will use our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.
Last updated: May 14, 2018.