By accessing the Services, continuing to access the Services, purchasing any products or services through the Services, downloading and/or using the Application, or submitting any information through the Services, you are consenting to the information collection and use practices described in this Policy, as modified from time to time by us, as described below. Your use of the Services is also governed by the Terms of Service which are expressly incorporated into this Policy. This policy has been updated and revised as of September 18, 2018.
The Strategy Forums reserves the right to make changes to this Policy at any time, and will post any revised Policy on this page. You will know we have changed the Policy when you see a new updated date at the top of this Policy. The Strategy Forums will not notify the Services’ users of any such changes by email or other personal contact. We encourage you to check the date of this Policy whenever you visit the Services so that you will know when you need to review the Policy for modifications.
What we collect
We receive, collect and store any information you submit or upload on our Website or through the Services. This information may include, but is not limited to, the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet; your name, address, login, e-mail address, telephone number, computer and connection information, purchase history., and any other information submitted by you or any user through the Services. We also collect other personally identifiable such as communications, comments, feedback, product reviews, recommendations, and personal profile data.
We may use software tools to measure and collect certain passive information, including, but not limited to, the date and time of your visit, the length of your visit, the specific web pages you visited, your IP address (including an approximate geographic location derived from your IP address), the type of web browser and operating system used, the address of any website that directed you to the Services, and information about your mobile device used to access the Services (including phone number, operating system details, and any applicable unique identifiers for you or your device, including your devices’ Unique Device Identifier (UDID), any Apple or iOS identifiers (e.g., IDFA or an Advertising Identifier), any Google or Android identifiers (e.g., Android or Google Advertising ID), any Windows identifiers (e.g., Windows Advertising ID), or any other similar identifiers which identify you or your device).
Information Use Practices
We may use the collected information and data described above, individually or in the aggregate, for the following purposes:
To provide and operate the Services;
To provide our users and customers with ongoing customer assistance and technical support;
To be able to contact you and our users with general or personalized service-related notices and promotional messages;
To create aggregated statistical data and other aggregated and/or inferred non-personal information, which we or our business partners may use to provide and improve our respective services;
To comply with any applicable laws and regulations;
We may use the information to improve our products and services.;
We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.; and
From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail. We may use the information to customize the website according to your interests.
How we may communicate with users
We may contact you to notify you regarding your account, to troubleshoot problems with your account, to resolve a dispute, to collect fees or monies owed, to poll your opinions through surveys or questionnaires, to send updates about our company, or as otherwise necessary to contact you to enforce any user agreement, applicable national laws, and any agreement we may have with you. For these purposes we may contact you via email, telephone, text messages, and postal mail.
We use commercially reasonable efforts to protect the information we collect on the Services. Unfortunately, however, no security system can be guaranteed to be 100% effective. Accordingly, we cannot and do not guarantee the security of your personal information and cannot assume liability for improper access to it.
You are responsible for restricting access to your computer or mobile device through which you access the Services. Users of public or shared computers or unprotected mobile devices should log out at the completion of each visit to our Services. By using the Services, or providing personal information to us through any means, you agree that we can communicate with you electronically regarding security, privacy, and administrative issues relating to your use of these Services.
We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyze data about webpage traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system. Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not.
You can choose to accept or decline cookies. See the The Strategy Forums Cookies Policy for more information on declining cookies [PROVIDE LINK TO POLICY]. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
We will not distribute your personal information to outside parties without your consent.
Federal Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance
Our Website is not intended for children under 13 years of age. No one under age 13 may provide any information to or on the Website. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If you are under 13, do not use or provide any information on this Website or on or through any of its features/register on the Website, make any purchases through the Website, use any of the interactive or public comment features of this Website or provide any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, email address, or any screen name or user name you may use. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child under 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us at: email@example.com.
The GDPR is a new data protection law that went into effect on May 25, 2018 in the European Union. These new regulations replace the Data Protection Directive 95/46/EC from 1995 and will give greater protection and rights to individuals in with respect to their personal data. This includes the right to request access to, correct, amend, delete or limit the use of their personal data. If you are a resident of the European Economic Area (“EEA”) and our customer, partner or a user of our website and you wish to exercise these rights, please contact us by email at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Strategy Forums has continually taken the proper steps to improve consumer data practices, and remains committed to the data integrity of our customers, partners and users. This preparedness and progress will also be maintained where we need to be in accordance with the GDPR for our EEA clients and partners.
Website Platforms We Use
The Strategy Forums websites and site related data storage reside on the WP Engine platform. WP Engine continually monitors developments in data security, privacy, and compliance around the globe and complies with GDPR’s requirements, both as a controller of The Strategy Forums account data and as our processor of the end-user personal data we store on the WP Engine platform. WP Engine has also updated their terms to reflect the obligations they have as a processor under GDPR.
It’s important to note that third-party services, such as Google Analytics or other applications offered through the WP Engine platform placing cookies or utilizing other tracking technologies through these services, may have their own policies regarding how they collect and store information. As these are external services, such practices are not covered by the WP Engine or The Strategy Forums Privacy Policies. Below are the links to third-party privacy policies used on the The Strategy Forums website:
- Google Analytics
- Gravity Forms
- Constant Contact
WooCommerce Shopping Cart
Our online store uses WooCommerce for our eCommerce platform. The Strategy Forums does not hold or store credit card information on purchasers of our products on our site.
Viewing and Updating Information
You are responsible for updating and maintaining the accuracy of your personal information that you provide to or through the Services. If you believe you have submitted inaccurate information through the Services and would like The Strategy Forums to change such information, please contact The Strategy Forums at the address below.
The Strategy Forums
13014 Brighton Lane
Carmel, IN 46032
[MNMK1]Is this true, or by accessing the site do they in anyway consent to the potential distribution to third parties? If so, this needs to be revised.
[MNMK2]Client to confirm they do in fact comply with this policy, which includes obligations to:
Explicit user consent for:
- The collection and use of certain sensitive information.