Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy describes how your personal information is collected, used, and shared when you visit or subscribe from www.BethBackes.com (the “Site”).

PERSONAL INFORMATION WE COLLECT
When you visit the Site, we automatically collect certain information about your device, including information about your web browser, IP address, time zone, and some of the cookies that are installed on your device. Additionally, as you browse the Site, we collect information about the individual web pages or products that you view, what websites or search terms referred you to the Site, and information about how you interact with the Site. We refer to this automatically-collected information as “Device Information.”

We collect Device Information using the following technologies:

– “Cookies” are data files that are placed on your device or computer and often include an anonymous unique identifier. For more information about cookies, and how to disable cookies, visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org.

– “Log files” track actions occurring on the Site, and collect data including your IP address, browser type, Internet service provider, referring/exit pages, and date/time stamps.

– “Web beacons,” “tags,” and “pixels” are electronic files used to record information about how you browse the Site.

When we talk about “Personal Information” in this Privacy Policy, we are talking about information that can be used to identify you such as your name, email address, and IP address.

HOW DO WE USE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION?
We use Personal Information that we collect to communicate with you, and when in line with the preferences you have shared with us, provide you with information or advertising relating to our products or services.

We use the Device Information that we collect to help us screen for potential risk and fraud (in particular, your IP address), and more generally to improve and optimize our Site (for example, by generating analytics about how our customers browse and interact with the Site, and to assess the success of our marketing and advertising campaigns).

SHARING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
We link to other sites, but please keep in mind that we do not control the privacy policies of those sites. Make sure to review the policies of any such sites before providing your personal information. We share your Personal Information with third parties to help us use your Personal Information, as described above. For example, we use Google Analytics to help us understand how our customers use the Site–you can read more about how Google uses your Personal Information here: https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/. You can also opt-out of Google Analytics here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

Other third-party companies we partner with, and the personal information that is used:

MailChimp: Name and email address
Wordpress: Name, email address, IP address
Google Analytics: Cookies and data usage
Instagram, Twitter, YouTube Widgets: Cookies and data usage
Grammarly Affiliation: Cookies & data usage

CONSENT
We will ask you for your consent first before subscribing or sending any communication to you. Your name and email address may be tracked by MailChimp to identify if/when emails are opened. We will ask you for your consent first before collecting your personal data if you submit a question or comment on our Site. Your name and email address may be tracked by WordPress to properly communicate with you for these questions and comments.

Finally, we may also share your Personal Information to comply with applicable laws and regulations, to respond to a subpoena, search warrant or other lawful requests for information we receive, or to otherwise protect our rights.

UNSUBSCRIBE
If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails or other promotions, you can email us at beth@bethbackes.com or follow the instructions at the bottom of any email you receive from us and we will promptly remove you from future correspondence(s). However, unsubscribing from one list or set of emails may not unsubscribe you from receiving ALL future emails from us. If you experience any problems unsubscribing, please email us at beth@bethbackes.com and we will promptly handle your removal.

DO NOT TRACK
Please note that we do not alter our Site’s data collection and use practices when we see a Do Not Track signal from your browser.

YOUR RIGHTS
If you are a European resident, you have the right to access the personal information we hold about you and to ask that your personal information be corrected, updated, or deleted. If you would like to exercise this right, please contact us through the contact information below.

Additionally, if you are a European resident we note that we are processing your information in order to fulfill contracts we might have with you, or otherwise to pursue our legitimate business interests listed above. Additionally, please note that your information will be transferred outside of Europe, including to Canada and the United States.

DATA RETENTION
When you sign up through the Site, we will maintain your Personal Information for our records until you ask us to delete this information.

MINORS
The Site is not intended for individuals under the age of thirteen (13). Under no circumstance, persons under the age of 13 may use BethBackes.com.

CHANGES
We may update this privacy policy from time to time in order to reflect, for example, changes to our practices or for other operational, legal or regulatory reasons.

CONTACT US
For more information about our privacy practices, if you have questions, or if you would like to make a complaint, please contact us by e-mail at Beth@bethbackes.com or by mail using the details provided below:

100 East Union Street, Athens, OH, 45701, United States