Types of Personal Information We Collect and Reasons for Collection
Information You Voluntarily Submit to the Website
We may collect personal information from you, such as your name and e-mail address. For example, you may voluntarily provide information to this website by leaving a comment, subscribing to a newsletter, or submitting a contact form. In addition, you may create a user profile, which allows you to create a user name and password. We store your user name, but your password is not visible in our records.
We automatically collect certain information about you and the device from which you access this Web site. For example, when you use this Web site, we log your IP address, operating system type, browser type, referring Web site, the pages you view, and the date/time you access this Web site. We may also collect information about your activities while using the Web site, such as the links you click.
We may record information using cookies, which are small data files that a website stores in your browser. We may use both session cookies, which expire when you close your browser, and persistent cookies, which are stored in your browser until deleted, to provide you with a more customized experience on the website.
How we use your information
We may use the information we collect in the following ways
- To operate and maintain this Web site.
- To send you administrative communications such as administrative emails, confirmation emails, technical notices, policy updates, or security alerts.
- To respond to your comments or inquiries.
- To track and measure advertising on the website.
- To protect, investigate, and deter fraudulent or illegal activities.
Third Party Use of Personal Information
We may share your information with third parties if you expressly authorize us to do so.
In addition, this Web site may use third party service providers to provide services for various aspects of this Web site. The use of your personal information by each third party service provider is determined by their respective privacy policies.
This website currently uses the following third party service providers
Google Analytics – This service tracks website usage and provides information about referring websites, user behavior on websites, etc. Google Analytics may collect your IP address, but does not collect any other personal information. Google Analytics does not collect any other personal information.
At this time, your personal information is not shared with any other third party applications. This list may change from time to time at the sole discretion of this website.
Except as required by law, we will not sell or distribute your e-mail address or other personal information without your consent. However, we may disclose or transfer personal information collected through the Web site to a third party that acquires all or part of our business as a result of a merger, consolidation, purchase of all or part of our assets, or in connection with bankruptcy or reorganization proceedings brought against us.
At any time, the user can prevent cookies from being set by the website by using the corresponding settings on his/her Internet browser, or permanently reject the setting of cookies. Furthermore, cookies that have already been set can be deleted at any time by the Internet browser or other software program. This is possible with all common Internet browsers. However, if the user deactivates the cookie setting in his/her Internet browser, all functions of our website may become completely unusable.
What cookies does this site use?
Minimum Necessary Cookies
These cookies allow the Site to store information and details, such as your user name, to optimize your experience on the Site and provide personalized features.
Social Media Cookies and Pixels
We use social media cookies to enable you to share information from the Site on social media platforms such as Facebook, Pinterest, and Instagram. Cookies may be collected on pages with buttons, widgets, or other active applications, even if you do not actively use them.
Interactions and information recognized, collected, and tracked through the Site are always subject to your privacy settings for each social network and external platform.
You are encouraged to consult the privacy policies of the relevant social network or external platform and log out of the respective network or platform to ensure that information collected on the Site is not traced back to your profile.
Facebook Social Widget
This widget allows you to interact with the Facebook social network.
Instagram Social Widget
This widget allows you to interact with the Instagram social network.
Twitter Tweet Button and Twitter Social Widget
The Twitter Tweet Button and Twitter Social Widget are applications that allow you to interact with Twitter social networks.
YouTube Video Widget
Use YouTube to incorporate video content into your pages and posts.
Social Media Pixel
The Facebook Pixel connects activities conducted on the Site with the Facebook advertising network, including Instagram ads and Audience ads.
Targeting or Advertising Cookies
These cookies record your browsing behavior and patterns on the Site, such as the pages you visit and the links you follow. The information recognized, collected, and tracked by these cookies is used to make the advertisements displayed on our site and by links and banners on our site more relevant to your interests. For the same purposes, this information may also be shared with third parties, such as Google AdSense.
Sensitive Personal Information