Effective: January 1, 2020
Shannon Amos, also known as The Untamed Optimist, and our team here at TheUntamedOptimist.com respect your privacy and are committed to protecting your privacy when you visit our website,
When referring to “Personal Data” we mean any potentially identifying or identifying information referring to an identified or potentially identifiable natural person. An identified or identifiable individual can be identified either directly or indirectly with information relating to that individual’s identity, such as their name or location.
Usage data is also collected and can include demographic information and information regarding your online activity. When usage data includes personal data it is treated as personal data as described by this policy.
You can access TheUntamedOptimist.com and browse our site without disclosing any of your personal data. TheUntamedOptimist.com does not collect personal information about individuals, such as names and mailing or e-mail addresses unless it is knowingly provided by the individual and they have agreed to the terms under which TheUntamedOptimist.com will use it.
DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION
The Untamed Optimist will not sell, trade, or rent your personal information to others. We do not automatically log personal data nor do we link information automatically logged by other means with personal data about specific individuals. We may use IP addresses to compile and provide aggregate statistics about our visitors, traffic patterns, and administer the site. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information. We collect only the personal data that you may volunteer while using our services. We do not collect information about our visitors from other sources, such as public records or bodies, or private organizations.
If you are under 18, do not use or provide any information on this website or on or through any of its features/register on the website. make any purchases through the website, use any of the interactive or public comment features of this website, or provide any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, email address, or any screen name or username you may use.
If we learn we have collected or received information from a child under 18 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information. If you believe we may have any information from or about a child under 18, please contact us at email@example.com
The Untamed Optimist collects non-personally identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. The purpose in collecting non-personally-identifying information is to better understand how The Untamed Optimist visitors use the website. From time to time, Shannon Amos and/or the Untamed Optimist may release non-personally identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of the website.
The Untamed Optimist also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged-in users and for users leaving comments on https://www.TheUntamedOptimist.com blog posts. The Untamed Optimist only discloses logged-in user commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described in this policy.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to TheUntamedOptimist.com choose to interact with The Untamed Optimist in ways that require Shannon Amos to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Shannon Amos gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask that visitors who sign up for the newsletter from https://www.TheUntamedOptimist.com to provide a name and email address.
Protection of Certain personally identifying information
The Untamed Optimist discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors, and affiliated organizations that (1) need to know that information to process it on The Untamed Optimist and/or Shannon Amos’ behalf or to provide services available at Shannon Amos’ website, and (2) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors, and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country, by using TheUntamedOptimist.com, you consent to the transfer of such information to them.
The Untamed Optimist will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors, and affiliates as described in this policy. Shannon Amos discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order, or other governmental requests, or when Shannon Amos believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Shannon Amos and/or The Untamed Optimist, third parties, or the public at large.
If you are a registered user of https://www.TheUntamedOptimist.com and have supplied your email address, Shannon Amos may send you an email on behalf of The Untamed Optimist to notify you of new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what is new with The Untamed Optimist and our products. If you send us a request (for example via a support email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. The Untamed Optimist takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration, or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
Aggregated Statistics by Google Analytics
The Untamed Optimist collects statistics about the behavior of visitors to its website. The Untamed Optimist may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, The Untamed Optimist does not disclose any of your potentially-identifiable or Personal Information.
The web analytics service used for TheUntamedOptimist.com is Google Analytics offered by Google to track and report web traffic. Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of our Service. This data is shared with other Google services. Google may use the collected data to contextualize and personalize the ads of its advertising network.
For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy & Terms web page.
To enrich your online experience at TheUntamedOptimist.com, The Untamed Optimist uses “Cookies”, similar technologies and services provided by others to display personalized content, appropriate advertising, and store your preferences on your computer.
This information they collect may be associated with your personal information or they may collect information, including personal information, about your online activities over time and across different websites and other online services. They may use this information to provide you with interest-based (behavioral) advertising or other targeted content.
Ads appearing on our website may be delivered to users by advertising partners who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you.
Links to External Sites
We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party sites, products, and/or services.
The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. We strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect potentially-identifiable and Personal Information, although we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
We employ commercially reasonable methods to ensure the security of the information you provide to us and the information we collect automatically. This includes using standard security protocols and working only with reputable third-party vendors.
Email is not recognized as a secure medium of communication. For this reason, we request that you do not send private information to us by email. However, doing so is allowed, but at your own risk. Some of the information you may enter on our website may be transmitted securely via a secure medium known as Secure Sockets Layer or SSL. Credit Card information and other sensitive information is never transmitted via email.
The Company may use software programs to create summary statistics, which are used for such purposes as assessing the number of visitors to the different sections of the site, what information is of more and less interest, determining technical design specifications, and identifying system performance or problem areas.
For site security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, the Company uses software programs to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information or to otherwise cause damage.
GDPR Visitors’ Rights
If you are within the European Union, you are entitled to certain information and have certain rights under the General Data Protection Regulation. Those rights include:
We will retain any information you choose to provide us until the earlier of (a) you ask us to delete the information, (b) our decision to cease using our existing data providers, or (c) the Company decides that the value in retaining the data is outweighed in the costs of retaining it.
-You have the right to request access to your data and the right to either rectify or erase your data.
- You have the right to seek restrictions on the processing of your data.
- You have the right to object to the processing of your data and the right to the portability of your data.
To the extent that you provided content to the Company’s processing of your data, you have the right to withdraw that consent at any time, without affecting the lawfulness of processing based upon consent that occurred before your withdrawal of consent.
You have the right to reach out to a supervisory authority that has jurisdiction over issues related to the General Data Protection Regulation.
We require only the information that is reasonably required to enter into a contract with you. We will not require you to consent to any unnecessary processing as a condition of entering into a contract with us.
Should you wish to have your information deleted, please email us with your concerns at firstname.lastname@example.org
California Consumer Privacy Act
Under the CCPA, California consumers have the right to:
- Request that a business that collects a consumer’s data disclose the categories and specific pieces of personal data that a business has collected about consumers.
- Request that a business delete any data about the consumer that a business has collected.
- Request that a business that sells a consumer’s data, not sell the consumer’s data.
If you make a request, we have 30 days to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please email email@example.com
Those who engage in transactions with Salvaged by Shannon or The Untamed Optimist by purchasing products and/or services from Shannon Amos, are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, Shannon Amos collects such information only as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with The Untamed Optimist. Shannon Amos does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described in this policy. Visitors may refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from certain website-related activities.