When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
The comments here on Travis.Media have a statement of consent: “Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment,” that you must tick to leave a comment.
By default, WordPress does not include a contact form. We currently use Gravity Forms and Convert Pro to collect data.
In the instance of Contact forms, we collect data specific to the fields you fill out. Contact forms are sent to an email where they are viewed and marked as read. We will delete these upon request. If there is no request, the email will be archived as a “Read” email.
The forms here on Travis.Media either state explicitly what you are signing up for (i.e. “Subscribe to the newsletter and get instant access to the FREE ebook,” or have a consent box.
We may use the information we collect from you when you register, make a purchase, sign up for our newsletter, respond to a survey or marketing communication, surf the website, or use certain other site features in the following ways:
- To quickly process your transactions.
- To send periodic emails regarding your order or other products and services.
- To send the occasional email or newsletter
Our website is scanned on a regular basis for security holes and known vulnerabilities in order to make your visit to our site as safe as possible.
We use regular Malware Scanning.
About Your Data
- All forms are clear as to what is being signed up for and a link to this page is on each form.
- Any subscriber can email at firstname.lastname@example.org at anytime for specifics as to what data has been collected and why.
- Every form has an “Unsubscribe” link by which the subscriber can unsubscribe or modify their data at any time.
- Every subscriber, after unsubscribing, can request a complete removal of data at email@example.com
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your Personally Identifiable Information unless we provide users with advance notice. This does not include website hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or serving our users, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release information when it’s release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others’ rights, property or safety.
However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.
Google’s advertising requirements can be summed up by Google’s Advertising Principles. They are put in place to provide a positive experience for users. https://support.google.com/adwordspolicy/answer/1316548?hl=en
Users can set preferences for how Google advertises to you using the Google Ad Settings page. Alternatively, you can opt out by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative Opt Out page or by using the Google Analytics Opt Out Browser add on.
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.
The Fair Information Practices Principles form the backbone of privacy law in the United States and the concepts they include have played a significant role in the development of data protection laws around the globe. Understanding the Fair Information Practice Principles and how they should be implemented is critical to comply with the various privacy laws that protect personal information.
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.
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