Privacy Policy

At the dougcongdon.com website, operated by Douglas E. Congdon (“Operator”) and accessible from https://dougcongdon.com, one of our main priorities is the privacy of our visitors. This Privacy Policy document contains types of information that are collected and recorded by the website and how we use it.

This Privacy Policy applies only to our online activities, and is valid for visitors to the dougcongdon.com website with regards to the information that they shared and/or is collected on that website. This policy is not applicable to any information collected offline or via channels other than this website. Our Privacy Policy was created with the help of the Privacy Policy Generator and the Free Privacy Policy Generator.

Consent

By using the dougcongdon.com website, you hereby consent to this Policy and agree to its terms.

Information we collect

The personal information that you are asked to provide, and the reasons why you are asked to provide it, will be made clear to you at the point we ask you to provide your personal information.

If you contact us directly, we may receive additional information about you such as your name, email address, phone number, the contents of the message and/or attachments you may send us, and any other information you may choose to provide.

How we use your information

When filling out a form on this site, you may be asked to provide your contact information. This personal information will be used to contact you per your request and will not be transferred, sold, or provided to any other party unless required by law. This information is stored in our database indefinitely (or until manually deleted).

We also use the information we collect in various ways, including to:

  • Provide, operate, and maintain our website
  • Improve, personalize, and expand our website
  • Understand and analyze how you use our website
  • Develop new features and functionality
  • Send you emails
  • Find and prevent fraud

reCAPTCHA and Cookies

Like any other website, the dougcongdon.com website uses “cookies.” These cookies are used to store information including visitors’ preferences, and the pages on the website that the visitor accessed or visited. The information is used to optimize the users’ experience by customizing our web page content based on visitors’ browser type and/or other information.

We have also implemented reCAPTCHA v3 on this site. Your use of reCAPTCHA v3 is subject to Google’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. reCAPTCHA is used to fight spam and abuse on our site. reCAPTCHA works by collecting hardware and software information, such as device and application data, and sending these data to Google for analysis. The information collected in connection with your use of the service is used for improving reCAPTCHA and for general security purposes. It is not used for personalized advertising by Google.

Google Analytics tracking code is included on each page of this website to determine which pages are viewed and for how long. This website uses cookies from Facebook.com, Google.com, and our own domain name to keep track of various things. Data tracked by one or more of these domains include browsing behavior and traffic information such as URL, ISP, IP addresses, entry page, exit page, and other statistical, demographic or aggregated information from its visitors. This non-personal information cannot be linked to your personal data but can be used to improve this website and the information it contains. You can always change your browser configuration if you do not want to accept cookies from this site, although it could result in problematic viewing of the site. Read how to clear your cookies here

Third Party Privacy Policies

The dougcongdon.com website Privacy Policy does not apply to other websites, such as Amazon, whose links appear on this website. We use, trust, and recommend these sites, but we are advising you to consult the respective Privacy Policies of these third-party websites for more detailed information. It may include their practices and instructions about how to opt-out of certain options.

You can choose to disable cookies through your individual browser options. To find out more detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers, it can be found at the browsers’ respective websites.

CCPA Privacy Rights (Do Not Sell My Personal Information)

Under the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), California consumers have, among other rights, the right to:

Request that a business that collects a consumer’s personal data disclose the categories and specific pieces of personal data that a business has collected about consumers.

Request that a business delete any personal data about the consumer that a business has collected.

Request that a business that sells a consumer’s personal data, not sell the consumer’s personal data.

If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us.

GDPR Data Protection Rights

We would like to make sure you are fully aware of all your data protection rights under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Every user is entitled to the following:

The right to access – You have the right to request copies of your personal data. We may charge you a small fee for this service.

The right to rectification – You have the right to request that we correct any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request that we complete the information you believe is incomplete.

The right to erasure – You have the right to request that we erase your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to restrict processing – You have the right to request that we restrict the processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to object to processing – You have the right to object to our processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to data portability – You have the right to request that we transfer the data that we have collected to another organization, or directly to you, under certain conditions.

If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us.

Children’s Information

Another part of our priority is adding protection for children while using the internet. We encourage parents and guardians to observe, participate in, and/or monitor and guide their online activity.

The dougcongdon.com website does not knowingly collect any Personal Identifiable Information from children under the age of 13. If you think that your child provided this kind of information on our website, we strongly encourage you to contact us immediately and we will do our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.

Limitation of Liability

By using and viewing the dougcongdon.com website, you acknowledge that the Operator of the site specifically disclaims any contractual, tort, strict, or any other type of liability for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, punitive, or any other type of damage associated with this site, including but not limited to, any virus that may infect your computer. All efforts are made to ensure such consequences do not occur, but you are solely responsible for any damage related to downloading material obtained from this site or from sites linked to this site.

The Operator also disclaims liability for unavailability or failure of site functions, except to the extent required by applicable laws. This site may contain links to other sites, and other sites may link to this site. These links are added for pure convenience, and the Operator is not responsible for the accuracy, reliability, or completeness of the content from these other sites. Accessing these sites is done at your own risk.

Limitation of Usage

You cannot copy modify, distribute, license, disseminate, display, reproduce, transfer, sell, or offer to sell any material, information, product, image, text, code, or service viewed or obtained from this website without written permission from the Operator.

Requesting More Information

If you (1) have questions about this Privacy Policy, (2) want to know the exact personal information that has been collected about you, or (3) need your private information deleted from our database, you can contact the Operator by email at doug@dougcongdon.com.

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