What personal information do we collect from the people that visit our blog?
When registering on our site, or social networking profiles, by subscribing to our newsletter and loyalty program, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your name, email address or other details to help you with your experience.
When do we collect information?
We collect information from you when you register on our site or social networking profiles, subscribe to a newsletter, fill out a form or enter information on our site.
How do we use your information?
We may use the information we collect from you when you register to sign up for our newsletter, respond to a survey or marketing communication, surf the website, or use certain other site features in the following ways:
• To improve our website in order to better serve you.
• To send you emails regarding our blog posts and products and services.
• To administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature.
• To follow up with you after correspondence (email or phone inquiries).
Sharing of your Personal Information
We may hire other companies to provide services on our behalf, including but not limited to handling customer support enquiries. Those companies will be permitted to obtain only the personal information they need to deliver the service. Don’t Sweat The Stewardess takes reasonable steps to ensure that these organisations are bound by confidentiality and privacy obligations in relation to the protection of your personal information.
How do we protect your information?
We use an external service provider, Mail Chimp, to store your personal information in a mailing list. Your information 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.
We also have security plug-ins installed on this site.
Do we use ‘cookies’?
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 every 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.
We do not sell, trade or otherwise transfer to outside parties your Personally Identifiable Information unless we 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. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses. We 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.
Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third-party products or services on our website. These third-party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We, therefore, have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.
Does our site allow Third-Party Behavioural Tracking?
Yes, it is important to note that we allow third-party behavioural tracking. For each visitor to reach the site, we expressively collect the following non-personally identifiable information, including but not limited to browser type, version and language, operating system, pages viewed while browsing the site, page access times and referring website address. This collected information is used solely internally for the purpose of gauging visitor traffic trends and delivering personalised content to you while you are at this site. From time to time, we may use customer information for new, unanticipated uses, not previously disclosed in our privacy notice. If our information practices change at some time in the future we will use for these new purposes only. Data collected from the time of the policy change forward will adhere to our updated practices.
We, along with third-party vendors such as Google use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookies) and third-party cookies or other third-party identifiers together to compile data regarding user interactions with ad impressions and other ad service functions as they relate to our website.
We may also use Google AdSense Advertising on our website. Google’s Advertising Principles are put in place to provide a positive experience for users and may be found here: https://support.google.com/adwordspolicy/answer/1316548?hl=en
Opt-out: 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.
We use a third-party email marketing service provider to send electronic newsletters to subscribers. Confirmation is required via a double-opt-in function.
We agree to:
• Not use false or misleading subjects or email addresses.
• Include the physical address of our business or site headquarters.
• Allow users to unsubscribe by using the link at the bottom of each email and to honour opt-out/unsubscribe requests quickly.
Fair Information Practices
Should a data breach occur, we will notify you via email within 7 business days of becoming aware of such breach.
We also agree to the Individual Redress Principle, which requires that individuals have the right to legally pursue enforceable rights against data collectors and processors who fail to adhere to the law. This principle requires not only that individuals have enforceable rights against data users, but also that individuals have recourse to courts or government agencies to investigate and/or prosecute non-compliance by data processors.
Accessing Your Personal Information
You have a right to access your personal information, subject to exceptions allowed by law. If you would like to do so, please let us know. You may be required to put your request in writing for security reasons. The Stewardess Stories reserves the right to charge a fee for searching for, and providing access to, your information on a per request basis.
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