Effective Date: 1/11/2022
Information We Collect.
We collect the following Personal Information about you when you visit and use our Website: your name, address, telephone number(s), mobile numbers, email address, credit card number(s), and bank accounts if a purchase is made, or other unique information about you which you provide to us during the registration process, or through contacting us about the products and services provided on our Website.
We collect the following Non-Personal Information about you when you visit and use our Website. When we can identify you through this information, it is Personal Information: zip code, mobile phone carrier, age, gender, education level, marital status, occupation, military service, industry of employment, and personal and online interests.
We automatically collect the following Non-Personal Information from you when you visit or use our Website. If we can identify you through this information, it is Personal Information: Your browser type, internet service provider (ISP), your IP address, your operating system; What referring/exit pages you came through, date/time stamp of your visit, and/or clickstream data; Information about your computer hardware and software including what type of device you use; Your general geographic location, browser preference, operating system type; Times that you accessed the internet, and other websites you have visited.
We also receive information about you that we acquire from a third party which may include all of the above information. This collection may include, but not limited to, first party cookies, third party cookies, anonymous cookies, persistent identifiers, email opt in, and search engine keywords. We have no access or control over these cookies and other tracking devices used by third party advertisers and networks. We have no responsibility or liability for the policies and practices of these parties.
We will never knowingly collect any Personal Information from children under the age of 16. If we obtain actual knowledge that we have collected Personal Information about a child under the age of 16, that information will be immediately deleted from the database. Because we do not collect such information, we have no such information to use or to disclose to third parties.
Collection of Information through Technology.
We as well as third party vendors and supporting advertisers, use technologies such as cookies, web beacons, and java scripts. These technologies collect internet protocol (“IP”) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (“ISP”), referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp, and/or clickstream data. This information is used to analyze trends, administer our Website, track users’ movements through our Website, and gather demographic information about our user base as a whole. We may receive reports based on these technologies on an individual or aggregated basis.
“Cookies” are a feature in your browser software. If enabled, cookies store small amounts of data on your computer about actions you take on the pages of our Website. Your browser preferences can be modified to accept or reject all cookies or request a notification when a cookie is set. You may read more about cookies at http://cookiecentral.com. In order to use all of the features and functionality of our Website, you need to accept cookies.
Third party vendors and advertisers set their own cookies on and through our Website. We have no control over the practices of those third parties and are not responsible for their technology or tracking. We encourage you to review the policies of such entities on their websites.
We use electronic images known as Web Beacons (sometimes called single-pixel gifs, clear gifs, or action tags) which allow us to collect information about your visit to our Website, measure and improve the effectiveness of advertisements and track delivery of advertising. Web Beacons collect only a limited set of information including a cookie number, time, and date of page view, as well as a description of the page on which the Web Beacon resides. We may also use Web beacons in email messages sent to you. This allows us to determine if you opened or acted upon the email messages. Because Web Beacons are the same as any other content request, you cannot opt-out or refuse them. However, they can be rendered ineffective by either opting-out of cookies or changing the cookie setup in your browser.
Use of Information.
We use the information collected to provide you with the services and or products you have requested. We share your information to third parties to provide such services or products. We do not control the privacy practices of any third parties. If you have any questions or wish to remove your information from the third party databases, you will need to contact that party directly.
We use the information we gather to respond to any inquires you make, operate, and improve the functionality of our Website, and deliver the products and services advertised on our Website. Our services include the display of personalized products, content, and advertising, relating to your experience and interests.
We use the information we gather to provide marketing services to third parties that may be of interest to you.
Disclosure of Information.
We will share your Personal Information with third parties who help us in the delivery of the products and services you have requested; with companies and individuals we employ to perform technical functions on our behalf (Examples include third parties who host our Website, analyze our data, provide marketing assistance, process credit card payments, and provide customer service.); and third parties who will provide you with their marketing opportunities, products, or services. This includes your Personal and Non-Personal Information, and includes your interests and preferences, so they may determine whether you might be interested in their products or services. We share aggregated anonymous information about you, combined with other persons using our Website with third parties, so that they can understand the kinds of visitors that come to our Website, and how those visitors use our Website. This includes demographic information and behavioral information.
We also disclose your information, if we are legally required to do so, or at our discretion, pursuant to a request from a governmental entity, or if we believe in good faith that such action is necessary to conform to legal requirements or comply with legal process; protect our rights or property, or our affiliated companies; prevent a crime or protect national security; or protect the personal safety of users or the public.
We disclose and transfer your information to a third party in the event such party acquires any or all of our business, whether such acquisition is by way of merger, consolidation or purchase of all or a substantial portion of our assets.
Third Party Collection and Use of Information.
Third parties collect and use information about you on or through our Website in the following way:
Advertising agencies, networks, tracking companies, and other companies who place ads on our Website, may collect Personal Information from you when ordering their services and they use their own cookies, Web beacons, and other technology, to collect information about you. We do not control the privacy practices of these parties and have no responsibility for their use.
Our Website and email messages have hypertext links to websites owned by third parties. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such other websites. These links are provided for your convenience and reference only. We do not operate or control any information, software, products, or services, available on these third party websites. The inclusion of a link on our Website does not imply any endorsement of the services, products, website, or its sponsoring organization. Their policies should be reviewed carefully by you.
As described above, we use third parties to monitor, analyze, and report on the traffic to, from, and within our Website and email messages and we share all information to these companies.
Storing and Securing Information.
We have industry standard security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse, and alteration of personal information under our control. This includes standard firewalls, secure facilities, and limited access to our data. Although we take commercially reasonable technological precautions to protect your data, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Any transmission of data at or through our Website is at your own risk.
Supplemental California Resident Rights Notice.
California Resident Privacy Rights.
Right to Know About Personal Information Collected, Disclosed, or Sold.
You have the right to request that we advise you what Personal Information we collect, use, disclose, and sell that belongs to you and the category of businesses with whom we have disclosed or shared your information. To request this information, please submit a verifiable consumer request using our California Consumer Portal or email us at email@example.com. We are required to verify that you are the same consumer with whom we have the information in our systems. To verify your identity, we will require that you fill out a form in its entirety which includes your name, email address, and other personal information we have collected. Once we receive and confirm your verifiable consumer request, we will disclose to you the categories of Personal Information we collected about you; the categories of sources for the Personal Information we collected about you; Our business or commercial purpose for collecting or selling that Personal Information; the categories of third parties with whom we shared that Personal Information. You may only make a verifiable consumer request for access twice within a twelve (12) month period and you must provide sufficient information that allows us to reasonably verify you are the person about whom we collected Personal Information or your authorized agent; provide sufficient detail that allows us to properly understand, evaluate, and respond to you. We cannot respond to your request or provide you with Personal Information if we cannot verify your identity or authority to make the request and confirm the Personal Information relates to you. Making a verifiable consumer request does not require you to create an account with us. We will only use personal information provided in a verifiable consumer request, to verify the requestor’s identity or authority to make the request.
Right to Request Deletion of Personal Information.
You have a right to request the deletion of your personal information, if we have collected or maintained it in the past 12 months, by submitting a verifiable consumer request to delete your information through our California Consumer Portal and fully fill out the form or contact us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that this right is not absolute. In the event we are required to retain your personal information for a legal or contractual purpose, we will notify you of that purpose and our decision not to delete. However, your personal information will be taken out of use and retained only so long as our legal or contractual obligations require.
Right to Opt-Out of the Sale of Personal Information.
You have the right to opt-out of any sharing or sale of your personal information by us and such request may be made through our California Consumer Portal and fully fill out the form or contact us by email at email@example.com.
Right to Non-Discrimination.
You have a right not to be discriminated against for the exercise of these privacy rights conferred by the CCPA. We will not deny you goods or services, charge you different prices or rates for goods or services, or deny you discounts or other benefits; nor will we provide you a different level or quality of goods or services or recommend a different level or quality of goods or services.
You may have another person or company submit your request for you. We require that a written agency agreement be provided by your Agent and you confirm the agency.
Response Time and Response Format.
We make every effort to respond to a verifiable consumer request within forty-five (45) days of its receipt. If we require more time (up to 90 days), we will inform you of the reason and extension period in writing. We will deliver our written response by mail or electronically, at your option. We provide only the twelve (12) month period preceding the verifiable consumer request’s receipt. The response we provide will also explain the reasons why we cannot comply with a request, if applicable. We will provide our response in a manner that is readily usable that you can give the information from one entity to another entity without hindrance.
California Shine the Light Law.
One time a year, California residents can ask us to disclose what information we received or shared about them and from what category of third parties this was done for marketing purposes. California residents also have the right to know we do not respond to do not track signals or cookies. Please submit your request by sending us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have any questions or comments about this Privacy Statement, please do not hesitate to contact us by email at email@example.com or by mail at News Today 1940 S Greeley St Unit #251 Stillwater, MN 55082-6059.