Privacy Policy

Effective Date March 6th, 2018

 

This Privacy Policy sets forth the information that An Effective Idea (the “Site”, “we”, us”, “our”) may collect from you and how the Site may use and process it. By submitting your information on the Site, you consent to our use and processing of your personal data in accordance with this Privacy Policy and the terms outlined below.

 

Ways Personal Information Will Be Obtained:

  1. Automatically. The Site may use cookies and other technology (as described below) to collect information automatically based on how you interact with the Site.
  2. When you make available to us. We may collect your information when you submit an inquiry form or otherwise provide us with your personal information, including, name, telephone number, postal address, email address, or any other personal information provided.

 

Types of Collected Information:

Personally identifying data:  We may compile personally identifying information (“PII”). Such PII we may collect may include, but is not limited to, your name, email address, telephone number, zip code, and other information you may provide on the Site. While you  have the option to not provide this information, please be aware that due to this, certain parts of our Site and some of our services may not be accessible to you.

Other information collected: We may gather data automatically regarding your interaction with our Site, advertisements and other promotional content using technologies like cookies and web beacons, and via our web server’s log files (as described further below). These technologies may be used to collect information from you, such as your IP address, browser information, your interaction with our advertisements, pages you’ve visited on the Site, previously visited websites, date and time information, and other navigation and click-through information. While information we collect  may not be personally identifiable when collected, we may combine this information with personally identifiable information, such as your name, email address, or other information that could be used to identify you. This information may be used to grant you with relevant advertising when visiting our Site, third party websites, or to send you email advertisements. This combined information is treated as personally identifiable information.

 

Uses of Collected Data

We, or our trusted third party partners, may use the data we compile about you in any way or purpose acceptable by law. This may include combining your personally identifiable information, such as your email address, and information that does not identify you personally, such as your IP address, device ID, a unique cookie recognized on your browser, or information associated with such non-personally identifiable information, such as information about your browsing history, whether collected on our Site or a third-party site. We, or third parties we engage, may use this combined information to contact you by email to send you information about our services or products.

Further, we may share this information with reliable third parties for their marketing purposes, including but not limited to, sending you relevant promotional emails or offers for goods and services that may interest you. If you would choose we not share your personally identifying information with third parties for marketing purposes, please use the link unsubscribe@aneffectiveidea.com to opt-out.

 

Cookies and Other Technology

Your web browser holds certain small data files, called Cookies, on your computer or device. We use these cookies to retain information about your account. This enables us to provide content personalized to you, monitor advertising campaigns, track your submissions and gather data about how you interact with our Site or how you interacted with one of our ads. Cookies also make it possible for our Site to store your information so you don’t have to insert your information each time you visit our Site. Cookies may be set by us or our business partners and service providers when you visit the Site or when you interact with one of our advertisements or other content. We use both persistent cookies which may remain on your computer or device until you proactively remove them and session cookies, which terminate when you close your browser.  If your web browser permits it, you may decline cookies. If you have inquiries about disabling cookies, you should check with your browser’s manufacturer. Note, however, that some parts of the Site may not function correctly if you disable cookies. We may also track your use of our Site, your interaction with our advertisements on our sites or other sites, and other content collected through web beacons (also called pixel tags or clear gifs). Web beacons can be used for various purposes, including to help us enhance our Site, services and marketing communications.

 

Applicability and third-party websites and services

This Privacy Policy is applicable only to our website and does not apply to any third party websites that you may access via our Site or third-party webpages or other online services that may be displayed on our Site at any time. If you click on a link to access a third-party website or service, or submit any information to a third-party website or service that is placed, although placed on our webpage, you are interacting with that third party and this Privacy Policy will not apply.

 

Targeted Ads and Analytics Services

We may have relationships with third party advertising and analytics services companies that may place advertisements on our behalf onto other websites, perform tracking and reporting functions for those sites and our advertisements, and place third party advertisements on our Site. Information that may be collected includes, but may not be limited to, information about the websites you’ve viewed and advertisements you’ve interacted with, along with your IP address, date and time of interaction, your ISP and the browser you use to visit this Site. This information may be combined with personally identifiable information like your name or your email address or other personally identifiable information, and may be used to distribute advertising, including by email, and through Facebook, from us and from other companies targeted to your preferences and interests, and to better comprehend your interactions with our site and advertisements, and other websites and advertisements observed by these advertising companies among other uses. To learn more about targeted advertising (also called interest-based advertising), analytics services and your choices, including how to opt-out of some third party ads, advertising networks and ad servers, you may wish to visit the DAA Consumer Opt-Out Page, NAI Consumer Opt-Out Page, and Google’s information page.

 

Choices regarding collection of your information.

  • Providing Information. You have the option to not to give us your personally identifying information.
  • Opting Out of Our Promotional Emails. You may opt-out of receiving targeted and other marketing and promotional emails from us at any time by using the opt-out mechanism provided in such emails (also referred to as “unsubscribe”), or by submitting your request to unsubscribe@aneffectiveidea.com. Please allow 10 business days for us to process your opt-out request.
  • Declining Cookies. If decline to accept our cookies, you can alter your browser settings to decline cookies. You should note, however, that certain areas of the Site may not operate properly if you decide not to accept cookies.
  • Do Not Track. This site does not respond to “do not track” or similar signals.

 

California State Privacy Rights:

California residents are provided rights under California law in certain circumstances to request information from us regarding the manner in which we share certain categories of personal data with third parties for their own direct marketing purposes.  Since our Policy gives you a choice of opting out of having your contact information disclosed to third parties for their own direct marketing purposes, we may instead provide you with information on how to exercise your preferences.  If you would like this information about how your data is being used or disclosed, please contact us at neilsalvador@aneffectiveidea.com.  Please see the earlier information on restricting the sharing of your contact information with third parties for their direct marketing purposes.

 

Children’s Privacy

Our Site is intended for general audiences. It is not intended for use by persons under 13 years of age. If we become aware that we have inadvertently collected any personal information from an adolescent under the age of 13, we will eliminate it.  Please contact us using the email information below if you have reason to believe that we have inadvertently collected personal information from an adolescent under 13 years of age.

 

Personal Data Transferred to the United States

Our Site is operated in the United States and its purpose is for use only by users located in the U.S. Data protection and privacy laws in the U.S. differ significantly from protection and privacy laws in other locations.  If you are using the Site and are located outside the U.S., you recognize and acknowledge that personal information we collect will be transferred to and processed in the U.S.. You hereby consent to such activities.

 

Updates to this Privacy Policy

We have the right to alter this Privacy Policy at any time by posting an updated Privacy Policy on our Site without advance notice to you. Any updated Privacy Policy will be effective immediately upon posting.

 

Contact Us

Please feel free to reach out to us via email at neilsalvador@aneffectiveidea.com if you have any questions, comments, or concerns regarding our website or this Privacy Policy.