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Privacy and Security Policy
Personal Information We May Collect and How We Use It“Personally Identifiable Information,” as used in US privacy law and information security, is defined as information that can be used on its own or with other information to identify, contact, or locate a single person, or to identify an individual in context. We do not collect your Personal Information without your express permission. When and why we collect this information, and how we use that information may include—
Contact Us Form — When you use the secure Contact Us form on this website, your name and email address are required along with your message to us. We collect that information so that we know who is contacting us and so that we may reply to your inquiry. We will not use this information for any other purpose, and you will not be added to any lists as a result of sending us a message from this website.
Subscribe to our eMail List — When you Subscribe to our Mailing List using the secure form on this website, you will give us your email address and, optionally, your name, which is submitted to the trusted service provider we use to manage our Mailing List. This entire process is encrypted and secure. We will use this subscription information to send you an occasional email as we update this website, or as we promote new features, services or products as they are added to this site. You may expect such an email from us every one to three months. You will never receive unsolicited or unexpected emails from us as a result of subscribing to our Mailing List. Any informative or promotional emails we send to you will include a clear unsubscribe link with instructions included at the bottom of each email.
Online Donations or Payments — When you buy something from or donate money to us you will be asked during the process for Personal Information which could include your name, email address, and conditionally, your shipping address (only if your transaction requires that we mail or ship you an item) necessary in order to complete the sale or transaction. These transactions are conducted on the PayPal website and subject to their Privacy Policies and Terms and Conditions. The Personal Information you provide for an online purchase will be used only to fulfill your order and you will not be added to any lists or receive unsolicited or unexpected correspondence from us.
How We Protect Your InformationWe have adopted customary and appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, or transaction information and data passed through this website.
SSL Encryption — This website utilizes a domain-validated SSL certificate issued by Comodo, a trusted SSL Certificate Authority. This certificate supports up to 256-bit encryption and 2048-bit signature, providing the maximum benefit of the highest-level of security available. These SSL (“Secure Socket Layer”) certificates are inherently trusted by over 99% of the current Internet population, along with most popular mobile devices worldwide.
HTTPS Always On — Traditionally, SSL protected pages have been invoked on most websites only at the point when personal information is collected from you, for example, when filling out a form or completing a transaction online. However, in August 2014, Google announced its new initiative, originally advanced by The Electronic Frontier Foundation, to encourage website owners to provide SSL protection for the entire site browsing experience. We support this initiative, it makes sense and we have implemented it on this website. With HTTPS Always On, every single page, image, cookie, data or code file necessary to transmit and present a webpage from our server to your screen is SSL encrypted. This adds another level of protection to your browsing experience. Your browser will display the “https” security protocol and a padlock icon showing that every page you are visiting is encrypted and secure (display varies by browser).
Sharing or Disclosing Your Personal InformationWe will never sell, trade, or rent your Personal Information to others. We do not buy email lists nor do we harvest this information from other sources. We may share generic aggregated demographic data not linked to any Personally Identifiying Information regarding visitors and users with trusted service providers or affiliates for the purposes outlined in these Policies.
We may disclose your Personal Information if we are required to do so by law or court order, or if you violate our Terms of Service.
Third Party Service Providers — We use third party service providers to help us operate this website or administer activities on its behalf, such as sending emails or completing transactions. We may share your information with these third parties solely for those limited purposes. In general, the third-party providers used by us will only collect, use and disclose your information to the extent necessary to allow them to perform the services they provide to you and us.
Please note that certain third-party service providers, such as payment transaction processors, have their own privacy policies in respect to the information we are required to provide to them for your purchase-related transactions. For these providers, we recommend that you read their privacy policies so you can understand the manner in which they will handle your personal information.
Non-Personal InformationWe may collect non-personal information about users whenever they interact with this site. Non-personal information may include technical information about your means of connection to this site, such as computer type, operating system, browser type, language preference, referring site, geographical location, and date and time of each visitor request.
Every time you load a page from this website your browser interacts with our server to send or receive cookie information. The cookies we use on this website are used to improve your browsing experience, for website traffic analytics, and to allow certain features to be enabled. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies you nor do they contain sensitive information.
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Your browser software offers you the ability to turn off or reject cookies. If you turn off your browser cookies, then many features of this website will no longer function for you, for example, you will not be able to listen to any audio, you will not be able to become a Content Contributor, and you will not be able to send us any eMails with cookies disabled.
Third Party Cookies — This website allows third-party cookies to be installed on your computer only by Trusted Service Providers. These third party cookies are anonymous and cannot be used to identify individuals nor do they contain any Personal Information.
We have no access to third party cookies and third party organizations have no access to ours. In this context, a “Trusted Service Provider” is defined as one that complies with the Network Advertising Initiative’s (NAI’s) and the Digital Advertising Alliance’s (DAA’s) Self-Regulatory Principles for Online Behavioral Advertising, and that implements best practices for opt-outs and notifications.
For more information about these third-party cookies, please visit our Systemic Opt-Out page to review these cookies and methods to selectively or globally opt-out of receiving them.
Should a Data Breach OccurIn the unlikely event that a breach of data security should occur, we will notify affected users within 7 business days of discovery with details of the breach, how it affects you, and steps we have taken to ensure the integrity of your Personal Information.
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PO Box 401
Glendale, SC 29346
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Last updated on June 9, 2015