1.1 POLICY PURPOSE
Caitlin Cahill Consulting (“us”, “we”, or “our”) operates https://caitlincahill.com (the “Site”). This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Information we receive from users of the Site.
We use your Personal Information only for providing and improving the Site. By using the Site, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.
“You” refers to you, as a user of our Site or our Service.
1.2 NOTICE CONCERNING CHILDREN
The Site does not knowingly collect or solicit information from anyone under the age of 13. In the event that we learn that we have gathered personal information from anyone under the age of 13 without the consent of a parent or guardian, we will delete that information as soon as possible. If you believe we have collected such information, please contact us at using the “Contact” page linked on the Site.
2. INFORMATION COLLECTION PRACTICES
We collect “Non-Personal Information” and “Personal Information.”
Non-Personal Information includes information that cannot be used to personally identify you, such as anonymous usage data, general demographic information, referring or exit URLs, operating system or device type.
Personal Information includes your name, email, or other contact information you submit to us through the Site.
2.1 PERSONAL INFORMATION COLLECTED
In operating the Site, we collect personal information from you in three situations:
- If and when you choose to join an email list, usually in exchange for a free information product or course, we collect your name and email address. You can unsubscribe at any time using the link provided in every email.
- If you choose to contact us via the “contact” page. In doing so, you will provide us with your name and email address.
- If you leave a comment on a blog post, you may be asked for a name and email address.
You are not required to provide us with information via these three methods to use and enjoy the Site. Please do not supply any other person’s personal data to us.
2.2 NON-PERSONAL INFORMATION COLLECTED
(a) AUTOMATIC COLLECTION. Our servers automatically recognize your IP address. No personal information about you is revealed in this process. The Site may also gather anonymous “traffic data” that does not personally identify you. This is necessary to display the site to you.
2.2.1 About cookies
(a) A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.
(b) Cookies may be either “persistent” cookies or “session” cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.
(c) Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.
2.2.2 Cookies that we use
2.2.3 Cookies used by our service providers
(c) SPONSORS AND ADVERTISERS. We may decide to accept sponsorship and advertisements on the Site. Should this occur, you should assume said sponsors and advertisers will be given access to the impressions and click data on their marketing pieces. Your personally identifiable information will never be revealed to them by us.
3. USE AND SHARING OF INFORMATION
3.1 WHAT DOES THE COMPANY DO WITH INFORMATION WE COLLECT?
(a) PERSONAL INFORMATION. We do not disclose the personally identifiable information to any third parties other than those that we use to facilitate the functioning of the site such as a hosting company and email program for mailings.
(b) ANONYMOUS INFORMATION. We use anonymous information to analyze our Site traffic. In addition, we may use anonymous IP addresses to help diagnose problems with our server, to administer our site, or to display the content according to your preferences. Traffic and transaction information may also be shared with business partners and advertisers on an aggregate and anonymous basis.
(d) DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION. We may disclose any information we have for you if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to (1) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on us, (2) protect and defend our rights or property or the users of the Site, or (3) act under exigent circumstances to protect the safety of the public or users of the Site.
(e) REMARKETING. You may receive email from us (if you choose to receive it, and you can opt-out anytime using the provided Unsubscribe link), and you may be remarketed to on Facebook and other online platforms.
(f) SALE OF INFORMATION. In order to accommodate changes in our business, we may sell or buy portions of the Site or our company, including the information collected through this Site. If Company or substantially all of its assets are acquired by a third party, user information will be one of the assets transferred to the acquirer.
3.2. SHARING YOUR DATA WITH OTHERS
We may disclose your personal data to any member of our group of companies (this means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and all its subsidiaries) insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes, and on the legal bases, set out in this policy.
(a) We may disclose your personal data to our insurers and/or professional advisers insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes of obtaining or maintaining insurance coverage, managing risks, obtaining professional advice, or the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims, whether in court proceedings or in an administrative or out-of-court procedure.
(b) We may disclose your personal data, such as your email address, to our advertisers or directory partners insofar as reasonably necessary to resolve disputes.
(c) Financial transactions relating to our website and services may be handled by our payment services providers. We will share transaction data with our payment services providers only to the extent necessary for the purposes of processing your payments, refunding such payments and dealing with complaints and queries relating to such payments and refunds.
(e) In addition to the specific disclosures of personal data set out in this Section 4, we may disclose your personal data where such disclosure is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which we are subject, or in order to protect your vital interests or the vital interests of another natural person. We may also disclose your personal data where such disclosure is necessary for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims, whether in court proceedings or in an administrative or out-of-court procedure.
4. INTERNATIONAL TRANSFER OF DATA
(a) We are based in the United States. The European Commission has made an “adequacy decision” with respect to the data protection laws in Europe. Transfers to these countries will be protected by appropriate safeguards, namely the use of standard data protection clauses adopted or approved by the European Commission, a copy of which can be obtained here.
5. RETAINING AND DELETING PERSONAL DATA
(a) This section sets out our data retention policies and procedure, which are designed to help ensure that we comply with our legal obligations in relation to the retention and deletion of personal data.
(b) Personal data that we process for any purpose or purposes shall not be kept for longer than is necessary for that purpose or those purposes.
5.1 WE WILL RETAIN YOUR PERSONAL DATA AS FOLLOWS:
(a) Personal data will be retained indefinitely unless manually deleted from the system either by our choice or yours.
(b) In some cases it is not possible for us to specify in advance the periods for which your personal data will be retained. In such cases, we will determine the period of retention based what is allowed by our third party Analytics, marketing, and Email service providers.
(c) Notwithstanding the other provisions of this Section 5, we may retain your personal data where such retention is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which we are subject, or in order to protect your vital interests or the vital interests of another natural person.
6. YOUR RIGHTS REGARDING THE USE OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
The Site has security measures in place to prevent the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information that we obtain from you, but we make no assurances about our ability to prevent any such loss to you or to any third party arising out of any such loss, misuse, or alteration.
8. LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES
Articles on this site may also include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
9. Policy Updates
10. DATA PROTECTION OFFICER
Our data protection officer is Caitlin Cahill and can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org