Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy applies to the website davidtharwood.com and all other associated websites and/or products. This Privacy Policy describes the information collected on this website and how it is used, the choices you can make about your information, and how we protect your information. This Privacy Policy applies solely to information collected by this Website and in no way covers any other websites linked to therefrom.

Information That We Collect And How We Use It:
When you use this website your IP address will be automatically collected. This information is used for analytics purposes; to see how many people are using this site, where they are located, the domain and host from which you access the internet, the internet address of the site from which you enter the site, the pages you visit on the site, the amount of time you spend on the site, and other user behavior. It also helps us to diagnose problems with our server and to administer our website. Similarly, we will collect your cookies information in order to keep track of shopping cart contents and/or referral information. Please also see the “Cookies and Web Beacons” section below for additional information.

By using the contact form on this website or by subscribing to our emails, we will collect your name, email address, and website URL. We do not advise you to disclose any additional personal information when contact us or subscribing to our emails. Users of this website are also welcome to leave comments to individual blog entries. Please be advised that we do not encourage the submission of any personal information in these comments. Information you disclose in the comments becomes public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your information in a submission.

No information that you submit either publicly or privately through this site can be guaranteed to be treated as privileged or confidential. The internet and email (including website contact forms and comment forms) are not secure forms of communication and you should always avoid sending sensitive or confidential messages over the internet.

Any information you provide or that we collect may be used to provide, maintain, protect, and improve our services (including advertising services) and develop new services. Users may opt-out of receiving future mailings at any time (see the “Choice/Out-Out/Access” section below). Users may also request that we delete contact information provided to us at any time (see the “Choice/Out-Out/Access” section below).

Information Sharing:
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information provided by consumers. However, we may share aggregated demographic information with our partners that does not contain personally identifiable information. We will not voluntarily share your name, email, and website address provided via the Website to any third-party, except:

  • With third parties that we hire to perform services for us (these third parties are not authorized to keep or use your personal information for any other purpose)
  • To comply with legal requirements, such as law, regulation, warrant, subpoena, court order, or with a regulator or law enforcement agency or personnel or
  • In connection with a corporate sale, merger, reorganization, acquisition, dissolution or similar event.

Choice/Out-Out/Access:
We want to keep your name, email address and website URL accurate. You can correct or update your name or email address that you have provided us by using the Contact Form available on this website. You may also opt-out of receiving communications from us at any time. Please use the Contact Form available on this website to notify us of your decision to opt-out of receiving communications and request removal from our mailing list. You may also use the Contact Form available on this website if you wish to request the outbound link to your website be removed from this website.

Links To Other Websites:
We do not endorse and are not responsible for the information practices or privacy policies of any other websites that may be linked to or from this website. If you decide to access any other website that may be linked to or from the site, you should consult that website’s privacy policy.

Cookies And Web Beacons:
A cookie is a small text file that a website can place on your computer’s hard drive. When you visit this website a cookie may be placed on your computer for customizing and enhancing your experience on the site. No individual/private information (such as your name or email address) are collected in this cookie. We use a cookie that collects anonymous traffic data. You can set your web browser to block cookies, but doing so may affect your ability to access certain features of this website.

Web beacons are small bits of code embedded in web pages or in emails. Web beacons may be used to deliver or communicate with cookies, to count users who have visited a web page and to understand usage patterns. Web beacons also may be included in emails to learn if messages have been opened, acted on or forwarded. You can disable the ability of web beacons to capture information in this manner by blocking cookies as described above.

Security:
We take reasonable steps to protect personal information from loss and misuse. Please keep in mind that no internet transmission is 100% secure. Some email sent to or from this website may not be secure. Please consider this when sending information to us by email. The internet and email (including website contact forms and comment forms) are not secure forms of communication and you should always avoid sending sensitive or confidential messages over the internet.

Children’s Privacy:
This website is not intended for use by children under the age of 13. We will not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13. If we discover that a child has provided us with personal information, we will use reasonable efforts to delete this information. If you have reason to believe we may have accidentally received personal information from a child under the age of 13, please contact us immediately to request the deletion of this information by using the Contact Form available on this website.

Changes To This Privacy Policy:
We may modify, alter or update this Privacy Policy at any time. We will not provide individual notice to you of changes to this Privacy Policy, but when we make updates to this Privacy Policy, we will update the date in this section.

This Privacy Policy was last updated on November 23, 2014.
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