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Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how My Forking Life, LLC uses and protects any information that you give while using www.MyForkingLife.com

Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

My Forking Life, LLC may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy was last updated January 1, 2020.

What we collect

We may collect the following information:

  • contact information including name and email address
  • demographic information such as zip code, preferences and interests
  • other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers
  • We may collect personal information from you such as your name or email address after leaving a comment
  • certain information about you and the device with which you access the Website such as your IP address, operating system type, browser type, referring website, pages you viewed, and the dates/times when you accessed the Website. We may also collect information about actions you take when using the Website, such as links clicked.

What we do with the information we gather

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • We may use the information to improve our products and services.
  • We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
  • From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail. We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests.
  • To respond to your comments or inquiries;
  • To provide you with user support;
  • To track and measure advertising on the Website;
  • To protect, investigate, and deter against unauthorized or illegal activity.

Security

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

Third-Party Use of Information

We may share your information with third parties when you explicitly authorize us to share your information.

Additionally, the Website may use third-party service providers to service various aspects of the Website. Each third-party service provider’s use of your personal information is dictated by their respective privacy policies.

The Website currently uses the following third-party service providers:

Google Analytics – this service tracks Website usage and provides information such as referring websites and user actions on the Website. Google Analytics may capture your IP address, but no other personal information is captured by Google Analytics.

Convertkit – this service is used for delivery of email updates and newsletters. We store your name and email address for purposes of delivering such communications.  Please refer to Convertkit’s privacy policy for further information.

Ad Partners and Affiliates- this service provides you with ads. We engage third parties to serve advertisements on our behalf across the Internet and to provide analytics services. These companies may use cookies, web beacons and other technologies to collect information about your use of our website, such as your IP address, web browser, pages viewed, time spent on pages, links clicked, and conversions. The information may be used to track data and deliver advertising and content targeted to your interest on our website and other websites.

At this time, your personal information is not shared with any other third-party applications. This list may be amended from time to time in the Website’s sole discretion.

Except when required by law, we will not sell, distribute, or reveal your email addresses or other personal information without your consent; however, we may disclose or transfer personal information collected through the Website to third parties who acquire all or a portion of our business, which may be the result of a merger, consolidation, or purchase of all or a portion of our assets, or in connection with any bankruptcy or reorganization proceeding brought by or against us.

Anonymous Data

From time to time, we may use anonymous data, which does not identify you alone, or when combined with data from other parties. This type of anonymous data may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses. Examples of this anonymous data may include analytics or information collected from cookies.

Publicly Visible Data

If you leave a comment, certain information may be publicly visible.  To leave a comment, you must input your name and email address. Your email address will never be available publicly.  At your option, you may also add a link to your website.

How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Advertising

Display Ads

We may use third-party advertising companies to serve content and advertisements when you visit the Website, which may use cookies, as noted above.

Retargeting Ads

From time to time, the Website may engage in remarketing efforts with third-party companies, such as Google, Facebook, or Instagram, in order to market the Website. These companies use cookies to serve ads based on someone’s past visits to the Website.

Affiliate Program Participation

The Website may engage in affiliate marketing, which is done by embedding tracking links into the Website. If you click on a link for an affiliate partnership, a cookie will be placed on your browser to track any sales for purposes of commissions.

My Forking Life is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and links to Amazon.com.  As part of this Amazon Associates program, the Website will post customized links, provided by Amazon, to track the referrals to their website. This program utilizes cookies to track visits for the purposes of assigning commission on these sales.

Newsletters

On the Website, you may subscribe to our newsletter, which may be used for advertising purposes. All newsletters sent may contain tracking pixels. The pixel is embedded in emails and allows an analysis of the success of online marketing campaigns. Because of these tracking pixels, we may see if and when you open an email and which links within the email you click. Also, this allows the Website to adapt the content of future newsletters to the interests of the user. This behavior will not be passed on to third parties.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Controlling your personal information

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

  • whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes
  • if you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by contacting us at myforkinglife@gmail.com.
  • Opt-out – You may opt-out of future email communications by following the unsubscribe links in our emails. You may also notify us at myforkinglife@gmail.com to be removed from our mailing list.
  • Access – You may access the personal information we have about you by submitting a request to myforkinglife@gmail.com.
  • Amend – You may contact us at myforkinglife@gmail.com to amend or update your personal information.
  • Forget – In certain situations, you may request that we erase or forget your personal data. To do so, please submit a request to myforkinglife@gmail.com.Please note that we may need to retain certain information for recordkeeping purposes or to complete transactions, or when required by law.

Sensitive Personal Information

At no time should you submit sensitive personal information to the Website. This includes your social security number, information regarding race or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious beliefs, health information, criminal background, or trade union memberships. If you elect to submit such information to us, it will be subject to this Privacy Policy.

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.

Children’s Information

The Website does not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 16. If a parent or guardian believes that the Website has personally identifiable information of a child under the age of 16 in its database, please contact us immediately at myforkinglife@gmail.com and we will use our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.

THE CALIFORNIA CONSUMER PRIVACY ACT 

The California law provides California residents the right to the following: (1) Know what personal data is being collected about them; (2) Know whether their personal data is sold or disclosed and to whom; (3) Say no to the sale of personal data; (4) Access their personal data; (5) Request a business to delete any personal information about a consumer collected from that consumer; (6) Not be discriminated against for exercising their privacy rights. 

My Forking Life, LLC has collected and disclosed all or some of the data mentioned in this privacy policy, including the following data: 

  • Cookies stored on your browser
  • The advertising identifier on your mobile device
  • The IP address of your device

We, and our partners, use this information to tailor and deliver ads to you on our site, or to help tailor ads to you when you visit others’ sites. To tailor ads that may be more relevant to you, we and/or our partners may share the information we collect with third parties.

My Forking Life, LLC permits California residents to opt-out of having their information shared with third parties for direct marketing purposes. Simply click the “Do not sell my Personal Information” to opt out. 

California residents may submit a request about their California Privacy Rights by emailing tanya@myforkinglife or writing to My Forking LLC, 349-L Copperfield Blvd NE Suite 239, Concord NC, 28025.

No one will be discriminated against for excersing their privacy rights.

CONTACT INFORMATION

At any time, please contact us at tanya@myforkinglife.com for questions related to this Privacy Policy.

Last updated: January 1, 2020.