There’s a lot of great info below that you should read. But if you want the quick version of what we’ll do with your email address, rest assured we will never share it or other personal information for anything unrelated to securely processing your order. If you choose to sign up for our email list, you will also receive periodic news and promotional updates. We promise to never rent, sell or trade your email address to anyone.
Personal identification information
We may collect personal identification information from Users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users visit our site, place an order, subscribe to the newsletter, submit a personal photo, fill out a form, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on our Site. Users may be asked for, as appropriate, name, email address, mailing address, phone number, credit card information, image files. Users may, however, visit our Site anonymously. We will collect personal identification information from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users can always refuse to supply personally identification information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain Site related activities.
Non-personal identification information
We may collect non-personal identification information about Users whenever they interact with our Site. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about Users means of connection to our Site, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilized and other similar information.
Web browser cookies and other technologies
Our Site, email messages, and advertisements may use “cookies” and other third party technologies such as pixel tags, Piwik, Hotjar and Google Analytics. These services may collect information sent by your browser as part of a web page request, such as cookies or your IP request.
For information on how Piwik, Google Analytics and Hotjar collect and use your information, please refer to their privacy policies. By using sarapocius.com, you consent to the processing of data by these third parties in accordance with their privacy policies.You may opt-out from having Piwik and Hotjar collect your information when visiting our Site at any time by using a ‘Do Not Track’ header. You can read more on how to do that by clicking here. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.
These technologies help us better understand User behavior, tell us which parts of our website Users have visited, and facilitate and measure the effectiveness of advertisements and web searches. We may treat information collected by cookies and other technologies as non-personal information. However, to the extent that Internet Protocol (IP) addresses or similar identifiers are considered personal information by local law, we also treat these identifiers as personal information.
The information collected includes:
- Device-specific data
The following information may be collected through your device and browser:
- your device’s IP address (collected and stored in an anonymized format);
- device screen size;
- device type (unique device identifiers) and browser information;
- geographic location;
- preferred language used to display the webpage.
- Log data
The following information may be recorded upon using our Site. Data includes:
- referring domain;
- pages visited;
- geographic location;
- preferred language used to display the webpage;
- date and time when website pages were accessed;
In some of our email messages, we may use a “click-through URL” linked to content on our Site. When Users click one of these URLs, they pass through a separate web server before arriving at the destination page on our website. We track this click-through data to help us determine interest in particular topics and measure the effectiveness of our User communications. If Users prefer not to be tracked in this way, then Users should not click text or graphic links in the email messages
How we use collected information
Sara Pocius may collect and use Users personal information for the following purposes:
- – To improve customer service
Information you provide helps us respond to your customer service requests and support needs more efficiently.
- – To personalize user experience
We may use information in the aggregate to understand how our Users as a group use the services and resources provided on our Site.
- – To improve our Site
We may use third party tracking data and feedback you provide to improve our products and services.
- – To process payments
We may use the information Users provide about themselves when placing an order only to provide service to that order. We do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to provide the service.
- – To run a promotion, contest, survey or other Site feature
To send Users information they agreed to receive about topics we think will be of interest to them.
- – To send periodic emails
We may use the email address to send User information and updates pertaining to their order. It may also be used to respond to their inquiries, questions, and/or other requests. If User decides to opt-in to our mailing list, they will receive emails that may include company news, updates, related product or service information, etc. If at any time the User would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, they may do so by contacting us via our Site.
How we protect your information
We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on our Site.
Sensitive and private data exchange between the Site and its Users happens over a SSL secured communication channel and is encrypted and protected with digital signatures.
Sharing your personal information
We do not sell, trade, or rent Users personal identification information to others. We may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any personal identification information regarding visitors and users with our business partners, trusted affiliates and advertisers for the purposes outlined above.We may use third party service providers to help us operate our business and the Site or administer activities on our behalf, such as sending out newsletters or surveys. We may share your information with these third parties for those limited purposes provided that you have given us your permission.
Your acceptance of these terms
By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this policy and terms of service. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.
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This document was last updated on October 24, 2017