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Information That We Collect and How We Use It
We may collect analytic information about your visit to our website so that we can keep track of how our readers access our site, which content is most popular, and so forth. This analytic information can include your browser, your IP address, and similar technical data. This information is not directly linked to any personal information.
We may place a cookie (a tiny data file) on your computer as you browse our site. This allows us to keep track of your activity within our site, but it does not record any personal information. Our site will still function if you disable cookies on your browser.
We use analytic data internally. We may also share it with web analytics companies that we partner with to develop or improve our site. When we share analytic data with others, it doesn’t include any of your personal information, and in any case, the companies we share with will be under contract to keep it all confidential unless it is in the form of aggregated statistics.
When visiting grandmommin.com, the IP address used to access the site will be logged along with the dates and times of access. This information is purely used to analyze trends, administer the site, track users movement and gather broad demographic information for internal use. Most importantly, any recorded IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.
We collect your email address when you sign up to receive our newsletter or updates of new content on our website. We use this information to send out our newsletter, notice of special offers, or to send you copies of website updates, according to your requests.
We collect your name, email address, website, and other information that you choose to submit when you send us a comment about our website through our contact form or when you submit a comment within a content page on our site. We use this information to communicate with you about your comments or concerns, and we post your name and comment on our site (subject to our right to reject any comment that we deem inappropriate).
We retain the information that you submit so that we can respond to your requests and keep records of our business activities. We do not share it with anyone except service providers such as our mailing list manager. They are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information and are not permitted to use it or re-distribute it.
You can request at any time to have your personal information removed from active mailing list. We will then stop sending you newsletters or updates. We reserve the right to maintain a copy of your information in our archives for historical and legal purposes.
Security and Related Issues
We maintain the security of your personal information using industry standard technologies. We also use service providers who have a reputation for securely handling your personal information.
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act), we will never knowingly collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our website, products, and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older
Our website is hosted in the United States. If you are accessing our site from outside the United States, you understand that we are governed only by U.S. laws. Your personal information will be maintained and used according to this policy. While we respect your desire to control your personal information, we are not subject to the data protection laws of other countries.
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyze web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyze data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to the needs of our readers and customers. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information you provide while visiting other sites and are not governed by this privacy statement. You are encouraged to exercise caution and review the privacy statement applicable to that website.
Controlling your personal information
We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.