Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy governs the manner in which the website collects, uses, maintains and discloses information collected from users (each, a 'User') of the website ('Site'). This privacy policy applies to the Site and all products and services offered by company.

How and when do we collect personal data from you?

Personal data is information that can be used to identify you such as your name, IP address, and email address. As a business, we collect personal data from you in a number of ways including:

Email list sign up: only your first name and email are gathered. *this includes free courses and checklists.* Consent will be asked first

Waiting list: your name and email are gathered. Consent will be asked first

Submitting questions, comments or concerns via contact page: Name and email are gathered. We have an allowed legitimate interest in providing a response to your questions and need to use your data to do so. We will not use the data for other purposes.

Submitting comments on blog posts: Name and email are gathered. *email is never shown in the comment and is never used for another purpose than to identify you

What is the purpose of processing your personal data?

We collect the information above for the following purposes.

Email opt-in sign up: To receive the correct opt-in in your email inbox.

Waiting List: To let you know when a course or service opens or is closing.

Submitting questions, comments or concerns via contact page: To ensure we are able to send you an appropriate answer to your question to your email inbox.

Financial Transaction: Email and name are collected as well as payment source and billing information are gathered.

We will never share your personal information with third parties nor do we store any information about your visit to this blog other than to analyze and optimize your content and reading experience.

We offer members-only free content to subscribers of our mailing list. Users can choose to provide a name and email address for this. We never share this information with anyone and will never send spam.

We send informative emails about blogging, latest blog posts, as well as online business resources.

Subscribers can unsubscribe from this list at any time by clicking the unsubscribe button at the bottom of the email.

Personal identification information

We may collect personal identification information from Users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users visit our site, register on the site, subscribe to the newsletter, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on our Site. Users may be asked for, as appropriate, email address. Users may, however, visit our Site anonymously. We will collect personal identification information from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users can always refuse to supply personally identification information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain Site related activities.

Non-personal identification information

We may collect non-personal identification information about Users whenever they interact with our Site. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about Users means of connection to our Site, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilized and other similar information.

Web browser cookies

Our Site may use 'cookies' to enhance User experience. User's web browser places cookies on their hard drive for record-keeping purposes and sometimes to track information about them. User may choose to set their web browser to refuse cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. If they do so, note that some parts of the Site may not function properly.

How we use collected information

Company may collect and use Users personal information for the following purposes:

  • To improve customer service
    Information you provide helps us respond to your customer service requests and support needs more efficiently.
  • To personalize user experience
    We may use information in the aggregate to understand how our Users as a group use the services and resources provided on our Site.
  • To send periodic emails
    We may use the email address to send User information and updates pertaining to their order. It may also be used to respond to their inquiries, questions, and/or other requests. If User decides to opt-in to our mailing list, they will receive emails that may include company news, updates, related product or service information, etc. If at any time the User would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email or User may contact us via our Site.
How we protect your information

We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on our Site.

Sharing your personal information

We do not sell, trade, or rent Users personal identification information to others. We may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any personal identification information regarding visitors and users with our business partners, trusted affiliates and advertisers for the purposes outlined above.

Third party websites

Users may find advertising or other content on our Site that link to the sites and services of our partners, suppliers, advertisers, sponsors, licensors and other third parties. We do not control the content or links that appear on these sites and are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from our Site. In addition, these sites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. These sites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to our Site, is subject to that website's own terms and policies.

Cookie Policy

What are Cookies?

Cookies are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer to track particular aspects of your activity online to help us learn certain things about our website.

Disabling Cookies

You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this) or by manually selecting which cookies you prefer on the pop-up that appears when you first visit the site.

The Cookies We Use

Email Education-Related cookies

This site offers email subscription services providing you information and education on aspects of growing a business online and cookies may be used to remember if you are already registered and whether to show particular notifications which might only be valid to subscribed/unsubscribed users.

Forms-Related Cookies

When you submit data to through a form such as those found on contact pages or comment forms, cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence.

Analytics/Social Shares

This site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solutions on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content. We also use third party analytics to track and measure usage of this site so that we can continue to produce engaging content. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site or pages you visit which helps us to understand how we can improve the site for you.

We also use social media buttons and plugins on this site that allow you to connect with your social network in various ways. For these to work the following social media sites including, Facebook, StumbleUpon, Twitter, Pinterest, and Google +, will set cookies through our site which may be used to enhance your profile on their site or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies.

We want to make sure you have the best experience with us. If you have any questions about our cookie policy or our privacy policy please send us an email through the contact form.

We are GDPR Compliant - GDPR Policy

We are in compliance with GDPR and our email provider MailChimp is as well.

The Right to be Forgotten

The right to be forgotten is a GDPR mandate that allows subscribers to ask to delete all of the data associated with them.

  • You may unsubscribe from our emails at any time, and request that we remove all of your data and information associated, and we will delete it in its entirety.
  • Under GDPR, each of our subscribers in the EU has the right to be forgotten, which means they can contact us and we and our email provider will delete all personal data from all systems.
  • An unsubscribe link is at the bottom of every single email.
  • At the bottom of every email, there is also a reminder of why and how you signed up to our email list.

Proof of Subscriber Consent

When a subscriber opts in to join our mailing list, they are given a double opt-in where they must confirm their subscription to join the list and receive the opt-in incentive.

Comment Policy

This blog is a place to build a community and serve as a learning platform for its readers. All readers are welcome to comment on any post as long as the comment complies with our policies: no profanities, hateful language, sexist, racist, or inappropriate language may be used. I reserve the right to delete any comments that are not in compliance with my policies.

Your Acceptance of these Terms

By using this site you are signifying your acceptance of these policies. If you do not accept these policies, please do not use this site.

This privacy policy is subject to change without notice and was last updated May 5, 2018. If you have questions, comments or concerns please get in touch with me via email at emily {at} emilyannellc {dot} com.