The policy sets out the different areas where user privacy is concerned and outlines the obligations and requirements of the users, the website, and website owners. Furthermore, the way the website processes, stores, and protects user data and information will also be detailed in this policy.
Chadtennant.com, “The Website.”
The website and its owners take a proactive approach to user privacy and ensure the necessary steps are taken to protect the privacy of its users throughout their visiting experience.
Users contacting the website and its owners do so at their discretion. Your personal information is kept private and stored securely until a time it is no longer required or has no use. Every effort has been made to ensure a safe and secure form-to-email submission process, but users using the form-to-email processes do so at their risk.
The website and its owners use any information submitted to provide you with further information about the products/services they offer or to assist you in answering any questions or queries you may have submitted. This includes using your details to subscribe you to any email newsletter program the website operates but only if this was made clear to you and your express permission was granted when submitting information. This is by no means an entire list of your user rights regarding receiving email marketing material.
The website operates an email newsletter program that is used to inform subscribers about products and services supplied by the website. All personal details relating to subscriptions are held securely. No personal details are passed on to third parties nor shared with companies/people outside of the company.
Email marketing campaigns published by the website or its owners may contain tracking facilities and promotional links, like affiliate links, within emails. Subscriber activity is tracked and stored in a database for future analysis and evaluation. For example, the opening of emails, forwarding emails, the clicking of links within the email, times, dates, and frequency of activity. This information is used to refine future email campaigns and supply the user with more relevant content based on their activity.
When you opt-in to our email list, we collect your name, email address, and IP address, which gives us proof of your signup and consent to receive emails from us. You can unsubscribe from our newsletter by clicking on the unsubscribe link provided at the end of each newsletter or informing us directly via email.
A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that is stored on your computer, tablet, mobile phone, or device when you visit a website. Cookies contain information that is transferred to or read on your device and allow websites to recognize devices and store certain information, such as user preferences. Cookies are used to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a useful experience when you browse our site and also allows us to improve our site. We and our third-party service providers use session cookies, which link your actions during a particular browser session and expire at the end of that session, as well as persistent cookies, which remain on your device and allow us to remember your actions or preferences across multiple browser sessions.
Other cookies may be stored on your computer’s hard drive by external vendors when the website uses affiliate or referral programs, sponsored links, or adverts. Such cookies are used for conversion and referral tracking and typically expire after 30 days, though some may take longer. No personal information is stored, saved, or collected unless you opt-in to the email list.
Although the website only looks to include quality, safe, and relevant external links. For example, external links are colored clickable text, banner, and image links to other websites.
The owners of the website cannot guarantee or verify the contents of any externally linked website despite their best efforts. Users visiting external websites do so at their risk, and the website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned.
Affiliate, Sponsored Links, and Adverts
Advertising on our website makes it possible for us to offer you the information and products/services free of charge. We take seriously and make every effort to make sure that that advertising is safe, unobtrusive, and as relevant as possible.
The advertising you see on our website is determined by several factors relating to relevance, including (i) your approximate geographical location based on your IP address and (ii) the subject matter you may view on our website. For example, if you are viewing an article about physical health, you may see ads for exercise equipment.
For information about Interest-Based Advertising and how to opt out, please visit the Digital Advertising Alliance (DAA) opt-out page, available at aboutads.info/choices External site. Opting out of Interest-Based Advertising means that you will no longer receive ads targeted to you by the companies listed on the consumer choice page, but you may still receive targeted ads from other providers or based on the particular website that you are viewing. Also, if your browser is set to reject cookies when you visit the AdChoices opt-out page, or if you subsequently clear your browser cookies, your opt-out may no longer be effective.
Social Media Websites
Communication, engagement, and actions taken through external social media platforms that the website and its owners participate on are custom to the terms and conditions as well as the privacy policies held with each social media platform respectively.
Users are advised to use social media platforms wisely and communicate/engage with them with due care and caution regarding their privacy and personal details. The website nor its owners will ever ask for personal or sensitive information through social media platforms and encourage users wishing to discuss sensitive details to contact them through primary communication channels such as by telephone or email.
The website may use social sharing buttons which help share web content directly from web pages to the social media platform in question. Users are advised before using such social sharing buttons that they do so at their discretion and note that the social media platform may track and save your request to share a web page respectively through your social media platform account.
Shortened Links in Social Media
The website and its owners through their social media platform accounts may share web links to relevant web pages. By default, some social media platforms shorten lengthy URLs—web addresses—for example, http://ow.ly/abc123.
Users are advised to take caution and use good judgment before clicking shortened URLs published on social media platforms by the website and its owners. Despite the best efforts to ensure only valid URLs are published, many social media platforms are prone to spam and hacking, and therefore the website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any shortened links. Links on social media may be of a promotional nature, for example, affiliate links. We make every attempt to abide by the best practices regarding proper disclosures for advertising on social media.
Privacy and Choice
People have different concerns about privacy. Our goal is to be clear about what information we collect so that you can make meaningful choices about how that information is used. You may set your browser in its “options” or “preferences” feature to warn you before accepting cookies or to disable all cookies entirely. However, it is important to understand that many of the services we provide on our website and to our website visitors may not function properly if your cookies are disabled.
Your Acceptance of These Terms
Using the website signifies your acceptance of our policy. If you do not agree with our policy, please do not use or visit the website. Your continued use of the website following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.