When you use my services, you trust me with your information and I want you to know that I respect your privacy. Being an online entrepreneur I am particularly sensitive to privacy issues on the internet, so I provide this policy statement to let you know about what data I collect, why I collect it, and what I do with it. The policy has been developed in accordance with the Privacy Act and the introduction of Australian Privacy Principles.
By using the kirstenswales.com website you consent to the practices described in this statement.
What data do I collect?
When using my site or services you may be asked to enter in your name, email address, mailing address, phone number, health information, credit card details or other information reasonably necessary for business purposes.
You may, however, choose to visit my site anonymously or use a pseudonym. If unsolicited personal information is received that is not necessary for one or more of our business functions or activities, we will destroy the information as soon as practicable, provided it is lawful and reasonable to do so.
When do I collect information?
I collect information from you when you register on my site, make a booking, place an order, subscribe to a newsletter, fill out a form or enter information on my site.
How do I use your information?
I may use the information collected in the following ways:
- To personalise your experience and to allow me to deliver the type of content and product offerings in which you are most interested.
- To improve my website in order to better serve you.
- To allow me to better service you in responding to your customer service requests.
- To quickly process your transactions.
- To send periodic emails regarding your order or other products and services.
How do I protect your information?
My website is scanned on a regular basis for security holes and known vulnerabilities in order to make your visit to my site as safe as possible.
I do not use Malware Scanning.
Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. In addition, all sensitive/credit information you supply is encrypted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.
I implement a variety of security measures when a user places an order enters, submits, or accesses their information to maintain the safety of your personal information.
All transactions are processed through a gateway provider and are not stored or processed on our servers.
Do I use ‘cookies’?
This website makes a record of your visit and logs the following information for security and statistical purposes:
- the user’s server address;
- the user’s top level domain name;
- the date and time of access to the website;
- pages accessed and documents downloaded;
- the previous website visited; and
- the type of browser software in use.
- Help remember and process the items in the shopping cart.
- Understand and save user’s preferences for future visits.
Compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interactions in order to offer better site experiences and tools in the future. I may also use trusted third-party services that track this information on our behalf.
You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser settings. Since each browser is a little different, look at your browser’s Help Menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.
If you turn cookies off, some of the features that make your site experience more efficient may not function properly. It won’t affect the user’s experience that make your site experience more efficient and may not function properly.
I do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your Personally Identifiable Information unless I 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. I 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.
Occasionally, at my discretion, I may include or offer third-party products or services on our website. These third-party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. I therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, I seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.
The information generated by the cookie about your use of kirstenswales.com (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of compiling reports on Website activity and providing other services relating to Website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. By using the Website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.
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.
If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, I include an unsubscribe link at the bottom of each email that can be used.
You can change your personal information by emailing me at firstname.lastname@example.org
How does my site handle Do Not Track signals?
I honour Do Not Track signals and Do Not Track, plant cookies, or use advertising when a Do Not Track (DNT) browser mechanism is in place.
Does my site allow third-party behavioural tracking?
It’s also important to note that we do not allow third-party behavioural tracking.
COPPA (Children Online Privacy Protection Act)
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.
I do not specifically market to children under the age of 13 years old.
The information on this site is not intended or implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. All content, including text, graphics, images and information, contained on or available through this website is for general information purposes only. You should not use the information available on our through the kirstenswales.com website for diagnosing or treating a health problem or disease.
I make no representation and assume no responsibility for the accuracy of information contained on or available through this website, and such information is subject to change without notice. You are encouraged to confirm any information obtained from or through this website with other sources, and review all information regarding any medical condition or treatment with your physician.