WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT AND HOW IS IT USED?
Information You Voluntarily Submit to the Website: We 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, or submitting a contact form.
Information that is automatically collected: We automatically collect certain information about you and the device with which you access the website. For example, when you use the website, we will log your IP address, operating system type, browser type, referring website, pages you viewed, and on which dates and times you accessed the Website. We may also collect information about actions you take when using the Website, such as which of our links you click on.
Cookies: We may log information using cookies, which are small data files stored on your browser by the Website. We 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 personalised experience on the Website.
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 promotional email will include information about how to opt-out of future mailings;
- To send you administrative communications, such as 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 unauthorised or illegal activity.
THIRD-PARTY USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
We may share your information with third parties when you explicitly authorise 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 uses your personal information as 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 and user actions on the website. Google Analytics may capture your IP address, but does not capture other personal information.
At this time, your personal information is not shared with any other third-party applications. This list may be amended from time to time in 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 personally, 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. To leave a comment, you must enter a name and email address. Your email address will never be available publicly. At your discretion, you may also add an avatar and a link to your website. Users may see your name, avatar, and website information.
Users may, at any time, prevent the setting of cookies, by the website, by using a corresponding setting of their internet browser and may thus permanently deny the setting of cookies. Furthermore, already set cookies can be deleted at any time through an Internet browser or other software program. However, if users deactivate the setting of cookies in their Internet browser, not all functions of our Website may be 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 the purpose of commissions.
Newsletters: It is possible to subscribe to our newsletter, which may also be used for advertising purposes. All of the newsletters we send out may contain tracking pixels. The pixel is embedded in emails and allows us to analyse the success of our online marketing campaigns. Because of these tracking pixels, we may be able to 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 to the interests of the user. This behavior will not 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 in our emails. You may also notify us at info [at] guidemygrowth.com to be removed from our mailing list.
Access– You may access the personal information we have about you by submitting a request to info [at] guidemygrowth.com.
Amend – You may contact us at info [at] guidemygrowth.com 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 info [at] guidemygrowth.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 info [at] guidemygrowth.com and we will use our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.
Last updated: March 23, 2020.