Information We Collect:
We do not use vulnerability scanning and/or scanning to PCI standards. We only provide articles and information. We never ask for credit card numbers. We use regular Malware Scanning. We do not use an SSL certificate. We only provide articles and information. We never ask for personal or private information like names, email addresses, or credit card numbers.][Information may be used to collect data for editorial purposes, build email/contact lists, support the services we offer, and for marketing purposes. This includes, but is not limited to, replying to emails, identifying referral sources, identifying search terms, creating new content based on data collected both automatically and voluntarily, and tracking comments on posts. In some cases, specific information you share may become public as it pertains to comments on posts or other voluntary information you provide to us.
Notwithstanding anything to the contrary, we may share information with third parties in the following circumstances:
1. With organizations that are contractually engaged in providing us with services such as email management, prize or order fulfillment, payment processing, data analysis or tracking, and fraud protection.
2. With advertisers, as it pertains to general statistical information obtained and presented in aggregate form and personally identifiable information you provide voluntarily through your use of the website.
3. We may disclose your information in connection with the sale, merger, or reorganization of our organization.
Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to a computer’s hard drive through a Web browser (if you allow), enabling the site’s or service provider’s systems to recognize that browser and capture and remember certain information. Cookies may be utilized to collect certain information about or customize this website. Cookies are not required for website functionality. [Cookies help us remember and process the items in your shopping cart, and help understand your preferences based on previous or current site activity, enabling us to provide improved services. Cookies also help compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction.] [Cookies may be used by trusted third-party services that track information on our behalf.] You are not required to accept any cookies to use this website. By turning cookies off, however, some of the features that make your site experience more efficient may not function properly. With respect to third parties, we do not have control over what the third parties collect or how they use the information they collect. By using this Site, you consent to the use of such cookies and the sharing of data captured by such cookies with third parties, including, but not limited to, AdThrive, Google, and our other third-party partners. We may employ the use of other third-party tools from time to time in an effort to collect information or assist in our day-to-day operations. Those tools include, but are not limited to, AdThrive, Google Surveys, Shareaholic, WebFlow, Adobe, AdPlugg, MailChimp, SendInBlue, Shopify, Paypal, HTML Comment Box, and DISQUS may install cookies depending on their configuration.
[For European Economic Area Residents]
If you reside in a country in the European Economic Area (EEA), then under the GDPR and applicable data protection laws you have the rights, among other things, to access your personal data, have us erase it, and/or restrict its further processing. If you wish to access or delete your personal data (if any) maintained by us or AdThrive related to advertising on the Site, you can contact us with link below and contact AdThrive at email@example.com. If you wish to see a list of the advertising partners we work with or change which of those partners track your behavior using cookies, click the ad preferences link at the bottom of the site. (Available in the EU.)]
For California Residents
California law gives residents the right to opt out of the “sale” of their personal information to third parties, including for advertising purposes. Under California law, the sharing of your information with a service provider for advertising purposes could be considered a “sale.” You also have the right to request from us the categories of personal information that we have shared and the categories of third parties to whom the information was provided. To make such a request, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
California Online Privacy Protection Act
• By logging in to your account[We honor Do Not Track signals and Do Not Track, plant cookies, or use advertising when a Do Not Track (DNT) browser mechanism is in place.]
COPPA (Children Online Privacy Protection Act)
When it comes to the collection of personal information from children under the age of 13 years old, the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) puts parents in control. The Federal Trade Commission, United States’ consumer protection agency, enforces the COPPA Rule, which spells out what operators of websites and online services must do to protect children’s privacy and safety online.
We do not market to anyone under the age of 21.
Fair Information Practices
In order to be in line with Fair Information Practices we will take the following responsive action, should a data breach occur, we will notify the users via in-site notification within 7 business days[We also agree to the Individual Redress Principle which requires that individuals have the right to legally pursue enforceable rights against data collectors and processors who fail to adhere to the law. This principle requires not only that individuals have enforceable rights against data users, but also that individuals have recourse to courts or government agencies to investigate and/or prosecute non-compliance by data processors.]
CAN SPAM Act
The CAN-SPAM Act is a law that sets the rules for commercial email, establishes requirements for commercial messages, gives recipients the right to have emails stopped from being sent to them, and spells out tough penalties for violations. We collect your email address in order to: Send information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions.
To be in accordance with CANSPAM, we agree to the following:
• Not use false or misleading subjects or email addresses.
• Identify the message as an advertisement in some reasonable way.
• Include the physical address of our business or site headquarters.
• Monitor third-party email marketing services for compliance, if one is used.
• Honor opt-out/unsubscribe requests quickly.
• Allow users to unsubscribe by using the link at the bottom of each email.
Third Party Links
Occasionally, the site may include or offer third-party products or services. These third-party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.
Surveys and Contests:
Information may be requested via surveys or contests. Participation in these surveys or contests is completely voluntary and you may choose whether or not to participate and therefore disclose this information. Information requested may include contact information (such as, but not limited to, name, email address, and shipping address), and demographic information (such as, but not limited to, zip code and age). Contact information will be used to notify the winners and award prizes. Survey information may be used for, but not limited to, sharing findings and results with readers and followers and monitoring or improving the use and satisfaction of this website. Third party tools may be used to collect this information, in which case you will become subject to the terms and policies of those third parties.]While we make every attempt to protect your information, Casa Komos has no control over third party terms and policies.
How Long We Keep Information:
We reserve the right to retain all information provided for as long as we deem necessary, subject to our sole discretion.
The security of your information is important to us and we will do our best to protect it. In most circumstances, sensitive information, including but not limited to credit card information and user credentials for account access (username and password, for example) will be collected via use of a third party. We will take reasonable measures to analyze and select those third parties based on their ability to fulfill the service we require and will rely upon the security measures they have in place.]
Please note email is not considered a secure means of communication, so any information you provide to us through the use of a web form or direct emailed to us is not considered a secure form of communication.
We reserve the right to make changes to this policy. Those changes will be posted here and noted with an effective date noted in this section of the policy. Continued use of Casa Komos after a change to this policy means you accept the new policy.
Effective March 2020. Last updated March 2020.