Published: May 2019
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.”
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.
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. A cookie file may contain and/or collect information on how you interact with the Site. For more information about cookies, and how to disable cookies, visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org.
If you choose to disable cookies from our Site, you may not be able to experience certain features from the Site, specifically features that are meant to personalize your experience. Therefore, it is encouraged to keep cookies enabled.
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. The user’s browser provides this information.
Web beacons, “tags,” and “pixels” are electronic files used to record information about how you browse the Site. They are included in email communications and/or web pages to collect data on how engaged recipients are.
Web beacons may also be used by the Site and its advertising partners to collect data provided by your browser.
HOW DO WE USE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION?
We use your Personal Information and information collected by the technologies mentioned above to:
- Communicate with you, according to the preferences you have indicated, by the contact information, such as but not limited to email address you provide.
- Provide you with features, information or advertising relating to our products or services when in line with the preferences you have shared with us or previous advertising for the Site you have clicked on. This advertising may appear on third-party websites that display content from advertising networks in which the Site participates in.
- To improve and optimize our Site based on the Device Information that we collect. 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.
- Enable social media capabilities.
- Analyze traffic and user behavior to improve the user experience of the Site.
- Execute administration of the Site.
We do not share your information with any third party unless they contribute to any of the services mentioned above in this section. If information is shared with such a third party, it is only shared as necessary to provide any of the services mentioned.
SHARING 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 email marketing or marketing automation software to communicate with you. We also use Google Analytics, which anonymizes personally identifiable information, to help us understand how our customers use the Site–you can read more about how Google uses your Personal Information here:
You can also opt-out of Google Analytics here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
For the policies of other third party sites, please identify and review the respective privacy policies of those sites.
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 request for information we receive, or to otherwise protect our rights.
As described above, we use your Personal Information to provide you with targeted advertisements or marketing communications we believe may be of interest to you. For more information about how targeted advertising works, you can visit the Network Advertising Initiative’s (“NAI”) educational page at http://www.networkadvertising.org/understanding-online-advertising/how-does-it-work.
You can opt out of targeted advertising by following the instructions from these links:
- FACEBOOK – https://www.facebook.com/settings/?tab=ads
- GOOGLE – https://www.google.com/settings/ads/anonymous
- BING – https://advertise.bingads.microsoft.com/en-us/resources/policies/personalized-ads
Additionally, you can opt out of some of these services by visiting the Digital Advertising Alliance’s opt-out portal at: http://optout.aboutads.info/.
When you request content through the Site that requires the submission of your contact information, we will maintain your contact information for our records unless and until you ask us to delete this information.
If you are a European resident, you have the right to access 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 only use the information that we collect as mentioned above. Please note that your information will be transferred outside of Europe, including to the United States, where the Site is based.
The Site is not intended for individuals under the age of eighteen (18) or the of majority, depending on your locality. We do not knowingly collect, nor do we intend to collect, any Personal Information from children under the age of that age. In the event that we learn we have collected any personal information from a child under the age of 18 or under the age of majority, we will delete that information from our database and terminate any corresponding account.
OAKFLOW Company, P.O. Box 3811, Merrifield, VA 22116-3811, United States