Last updated May 8, 2020
I. Introduction and Acknowledgement
II. Data We Collect and How We Use It
We may collect different types of information about you in a variety of ways. The information we collect may include:
a. Personal Data
This data includes personally identifiable information that you supply through the website, such as your name, email address and telephone number. For example, if you sign up for a newsletter or other communication on our site, we may use your email address to contact you.
We may also anonymously collect demographic information, such as your age, gender, zip code and interests, that is not unique to you.
b. Derivative Data
This data includes information about your computer hardware and software, including your IP address, domain names, access times, browser type, referring website addresses and the pages you visit directly before and after accessing the Site. We may use this data to operate our services, maintain quality of our services and to provide general information about who uses the Site.
Collecting accurate information about you allows us to provide you with a more customized user experience. Specifically, we may use information collected about you on the Site to:
- Administer sweepstakes, promotions and contests.
- Assist law enforcement and respond to subpoena.
- Compile anonymous statistical data and analysis for use internally or with third parties.
- Deliver targeted advertising, newsletters and other information regarding promotions and the Site to you.
- Generate a personal profile about you to make future visits to the Site more personalized.
- Increase the efficiency and operation of the Site.
- Monitor and analyze usage trends to improve your experience with the Site.
- Notify you of updates to the Site.
- Offer new products, services and recommendations to you.
- Perform other business activities as needed.
- Request feedback and contact you about your use of the Site.
- Send you a newsletter.
III. Disclosure of Your Information
We do not sell, rent or lease our customer lists to third parties. We may contact you on behalf of external business partners about an offer that may be of interest to you. If this happens, we will not disclose any personally identifiable information, such as your name, address, email or telephone number.
We may also share data with trusted partners to help us send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, arrange for deliveries or perform statistical analysis. These third parties are prohibited from using your personal information for anything other than providing these services to us. These third parties must also maintain confidentiality of your information.
We will only disclose your personal information without notice if we are required to do so by law or in good faith believe that such action is required to:
- Protect and defend the rights or property of WriterGirl & Associates;
- Conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on WriterGirl & Associates or the Site;
- Act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of WriterGirl & Associates or the public
We may also use, transfer sell and share aggregated, anonymous data about our users as a group for any business purpose, such as analyzing Site usage or seeking business partners.
As our business changes, we may also decide to buy or sell assets. In the event all or a portion of assets owned or controlled by WriterGirl & Associates, its parent or any subsidiary or affiliated entity are sold, assigned, acquired or transferred by another company, the information from and about our website users may be among the transferred assets.
IV. Tracking Technology
a. Cookies and Web Beacons
When you access the Site, your personal information is not collected through the use of tracking technology.
You may not decline web beacons. However, you can limit how effective they are by declining all cookies or by changing your browser’s settings to notify you each time a cookie is tendered, which allows you to accept or decline cookies on an individual basis.
b. Internet Advertising
c. Website Analytics
We may also partner with third-party vendors (such as Google Analytics) to allow tracking technologies and remarketing services on the Site through the use of first party cookies and third-party cookies. We may use these services to analyze and track users’ use of the Site, determine popularity of certain content and better understand online activity. By accessing the Site, you consent to the collection and use of your information by these third-party vendors. We do not transfer personal information to these third-party vendors.
V. Third-Party Websites
VI. Accessing Your Information
If you would like to review your information to make sure it is correct and current, or if you would like to have your personal information removed from our database, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you request to remove your information from our database, please keep in mind that we may retain some information in our files to prevent fraud, troubleshoot problems, assist with any investigations or comply with legal requirements.
VII. Contact Us
WriterGirl & Associates
P.O. Box 580
Milford, OH 45150