PRIVACY POLICY

BY VISITING WWW.GABICALDWELL.COM, YOU ARE CONSENTING TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY.

At GabiCaldwell.com I am dedicated to protecting your data and privacy.

I recognise that your privacy is important. This document outlines the types of personal information I receive and collect when you use GabiCaldwell.com, as well as some of the steps I take to safeguard information. This will help you make an informed decision about sharing personal information with me.

GabiCaldwell.com strives to maintain the highest standards of decency, fairness and integrity in all our operations. Likewise, I am dedicated to protecting my customers’ and online visitors’ privacy on my website.

About My Cookies

A cookie is a string of information that GabiCaldwell.com stores on your computer, which your browser provides to GabiCaldwell.com each time you return to the site. I use cookies to help me identify and track visitors, their use of my website, and their website access preferences.

Google Analytics Cookies

GabiCaldwell.com uses Google Analytics to analyse the use of this website. Google Analytics collects demographic and interest data and generates statistical and other information about website use, by means of cookies. These cookies are kept on your computer. I share this information with Google, which will store and use this information on its servers. Google’s privacy policy is available at https://policies.google.com/privacy

GabiCaldwell.com uses information from Google Analytics to track the number of visits to the website, browsers and operating systems. No personally identifiable information is obtained from these cookies. I use the information that Google Analytics generates relating to my website to create reports about the use of the site. These reports allow me to update the site and improve your use of it.

To carry out year on year comparisons on any data collected by Google Analytics, I have set my Data Retentions settings at Google Analytics for 26 months. After this Google automatically deletes the data.

If you do not wish your data to be collected via Google Analytics, you can install its opt-out browser extension or add-on https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/

Some third-party advertisements are served by Google. If GabiCaldwell.com uses Personalised ads, Google’s cookie would enable it to serve ads to my visitors based on their visits to other sites on the web. You may opt out of Personalised ads by visiting the Google ad opt-out page

GabiCaldwell.com decided to use Non-personalised ads which don’t use your personal information or behaviour to display ads but instead uses the context of the page you see together with general information such as your country location.

This link from Google provides more information about how Google manages data in its ad products.

YouTube videos and the search box on this website (“Search Box”) are powered by Google Inc. (“Google”). You acknowledge and agree that Google’s privacy policy (located at http://www.google.com/intl/en/privacy/) shall apply to your use of YouTube videos and the Search Box and by using YouTube videos and the Search Box you consent to Google using your personal data in accordance with its privacy policy.

Affiliate Products and Services

I receive an affiliate commission for some of the products/services sold on GabiCaldwell.com.

The affiliate services platforms I use are Bluehost, Freshbooks, ElegantThemes, Shopify, Amazon, TailWind.

By clicking on a product or service link, you consent to that platform’s use of cookies, as outlined in the link below.

Adobe privacy policy

Amazon privacy policy

Bluehost privacy policy

Elegant Themes privacy policy

Freshbooks privacy policy

TailWind privacy policy

Retargeting Ads and Tracking Pixels

GabiCaldwell.com uses retargeting ads, which require the setting of cookies in your browser.

GabiCaldwell.com uses Facebook pixels to determine the effectiveness of some Facebook ad campaigns. You can change your Facebook ad settings here.

GabiCaldwell.com uses LinkedIn pixels to determine the effectiveness of some LinkedIn ad campaigns. You can change your LinkedIn ad settings here.

Refusing Cookies

You can set your browser to accept or refuse all cookies automatically, or notify you when a cookie is being requested. Taking this action should not cause a problem with the continued use of my site. Consult the Help section of your browser for guidance on how to refuse all cookies or to notify you when a cookie is requested.

If you choose to refuse GabiCaldwell.com‘s cookies, you may not be able to experience the interactive features of the site fully.

Social Media

GabiCaldwell.com provides links to our social media accounts on my website: Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Pinterest, Twitter and LinkedIn. By clicking on the link or leaving a comment, your browser sends information such as your IP address, the date and time of your visit and information about how you use that site.

If you want to prevent those platforms from collecting data, please view their individual policies by using the following links:

Facebook privacy policy

Instagram privacy policy

YouTube privacy policy

Pinterest privacy policy

Twitter privacy policy

LinkedIn privacy policy

You can always log out of any social media site before using this website if you do not want them tracking you.

Personally Identifiable Information

GabiCaldwell.com may collect and use your personal information for the following purposes:

  • To run and operate my site.
  • To display content on the site correctly.
  • To improve customer service.
  • To help me respond to your customer service requests and support needs more efficiently.
  • To personalise your user experience.
  • To understand how my users as a group use the services and resources provided on my site.
  • To improve my site.
  • To improve my products and services.
  • To run a promotion, contest, survey or other site feature.
  • To send information to you that you agreed to receive about topics I think will be of interest to you.
  • To send periodic emails, which may include electronic newsletters and/or autoresponder series of emails.
  • To respond to your enquiries, questions, and/or other requests.

GabiCaldwell.com may collect personally identifiable information from you in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when you visit my site, register on the site, or fill out a form, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources I make available on my site.

Specifically, if you subscribe to my newsletter, I will ask for your first name and will require your email address.

If you complete a form, I will require your name and your email address and will ask for information relevant to the purpose of the form.

If you submit content to me, I will ask for your name and email address. Photos you include with your submission, or details in your submission may personally identify you.

If you request to be notified about comments on any content you submit to me or request to be notified when others submit content, I will require your first name and your email address.

If you purchase a product or service from me, I will collect your name, email address, billing address and credit card number.

This site also uses Facebook commenting. Facebook stores all of your comments and may show them on your timeline, depending on your Facebook settings.

You can always refuse to supply personally identifiable information and visit my site anonymously. However, it may prevent you from engaging in certain Site-related activities.

If I make material changes in the collection of personally identifiable information, I will inform you by placing a notice on my site. I will use personal information received from you for internal purposes only and will not sell it or provide it to third parties.

I also collect each visitor’s IP address, which helps me combat spam and fraud. I do not use IP addresses for any other purpose.

Non-personally Identifiable Information

I may collect non-personally identifiable information about you whenever you interact with my site. Non-personally identifiable information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about your method of connecting to my site, such as the operating system and the Internet service provider you used, and other similar information.

Children’s Privacy Protection

This website is directed at adults. It is not directed to children under the age of 16. I operate my site in compliance with current regulations. Anyone under the age of 16 must provide parental consent to use this site. I do not knowingly collect or use personally identifiable information from anyone under 16 years of age.

Release of Information

If I sell GabiCaldwell.com, the information I have obtained from you through your voluntary participation in my site may transfer to the new owner as a part of the sale so that the service provided to you may continue. In that event, you will receive notice through my website of that change in control and practices, and I will make reasonable efforts to ensure that the purchaser honours any opt-out requests you might make.

Data Storage

Some information is collected by third-party services. These include Mailchimp email service provider, YouTube video sharing website and Paypal and Stripe who then processes the payments.

MailChimp privacy policy

YouTube privacy policy

Paypal privacy policy

Stripe privacy policy

How You Can Correct or Remove Information

I provide this privacy policy as a statement to you of my commitment to protect your personally identifiable information. If you have submitted personally identifiable information through my website and would like to update that information or have it deleted from my records, click on this link – coming soon to my GDPR data review page.

Updates and Effective Date

GabiCaldwell.com reserves the right to make changes in this policy. If there is a material change in my cookie and privacy practices, I will indicate on my site that those practices have changed and provided a link to the updated privacy policy. I encourage you to periodically review this policy so that you will know what information I collect and how I use it.

Agreeing to Terms

If you do not agree to GabiCaldwell.com‘s privacy policy as posted here on this website, please do not consent to the setting of cookies and the collection and storage of your personally identifiable information.

Your explicit consent indicates acceptance of this privacy policy in its entirety.

Last updated: 20 September 2018

 

Disclaimer

Gabi Caldwell provides this website as a service.

While the information contained within the site is periodically updated, no guarantee is given that the information provided on this website is correct, complete, and/or up-to-date. I do my best to ensure the information is accurate.

The materials contained on this website are provided for general information purposes only and do not constitute legal or other professional advice on any subject matter. Gabi Caldwell does not accept any responsibility for any loss which may arise from reliance on information contained on this site.

Permission is given for the downloading and temporary storage of one or more of these pages for the purpose of viewing on a personal computer. The contents of this site are protected by copyright under international conventions and, apart from the permission stated, the reproduction, permanent storage, or retransmission of the contents of this site is prohibited without the prior written consent of Gabi Caldwell.

Some links within this website may lead to other websites, including those operated and maintained by third parties. Gabi Caldwell includes these links solely as a convenience to you, and the presence of such a link does not imply a responsibility for the linked site or an endorsement of the linked site, its operator, or its contents (exceptions may apply).

This website and its contents are provided “AS IS” without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement.

Reproduction, distribution, republication, and/or retransmission of material contained within this website are prohibited unless the prior written permission of Gabi Caldwell has been obtained.

Thanks for visiting.

Updated: September 2018

Overview

Gabi Caldwell is committed to protecting your privacy online. This Privacy Policy describes the personal information we collect through this website at gabicaldwell.com (the “Site”), and how we collect and use that information.

The terms “we”, “us” and “our” and “Gabi Caldwell” refer to Gabi Caldwell, Inc. The term “user,” “you” and “your” refers to site visitors, customers and any other users of the site.

The term “personal information” is defined as information that you voluntarily provide to us which personally identifies you and/or your contact information, such as your name, phone number and email address.

Gabi Caldwell provides a blog where users can read articles on sales, marketing and small business management and a service where users may purchase digital products related to marketing and small business management (the “Service”).

Use of gabicaldwell.com, including all materials presented herein and all online services provided by Gabi Caldwell, is subject to the following Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy applies to all site visitors, customers, and all other users of the site. By using the Site or Service, you agree to this Privacy Policy, without modification, and acknowledge reading it.

Information We Collect

Product Orders. We collect a variety of personal information with each product order. This includes:

Your name, address, email address and phone number. This information is shared with our e-commerce software providers to ensure the delivery of your order. We use your email to communicate with you about your order and to manage our customer relationship with you. When you place an order, you may be added to our mailing list from which you can unsubscribe at any time using the unsubscribe link in each email or by contacting us at hello@gabicaldwell.com.

Your payment information. We collect payment information for each order, but we do not store payment information on Gabi Caldwell servers. Your payment information is securely communicated to and processed via our e-commerce software providers.

All personal information collected for an order is used for the fulfilment of that order and to manage our customer relationship with you.

Blog Interaction. We only collect the personal information you voluntarily provide to us which may include:

Your email address in order to subscribe to our mailing list; Your name, email address and/or social media profile in order to post a comment on our blog via third-party provider, Disqus; Your full name, email address and message in order to contact us via our contact form.

Activity. We may record information relating to your use of the Site, such as the searches you undertake, the pages you view, your browser type, IP address, requested URL, referring URL, and timestamp information. We use this type of information to administer the Site and provide the highest possible level of service to you. We also use this information in the aggregate to perform statistical analyses of user behaviour and characteristics in order to measure interest in and use of the various areas of the Site.

Cookies. We may send cookies to your computer in order to uniquely identify your browser and improve the quality of our service. The term “cookies” refers to small pieces of information that a website sends to your computer’s hard drive while you are viewing the Site. We may use both session cookies (which expire once you close your browser) and persistent cookies (which stay on your computer until you delete them). You have the ability to accept or decline cookies using your web browser settings. If you choose to disable cookies, some areas of the Site may not work properly or at all.

How Your Information is Used

The information you provide is used to process transactions, send periodic emails and improve the service we provide. We do share your information with trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business and servicing clients and visitors. These trusted third parties agree to keep this information confidential. Your personal information will never be shared with unrelated third parties.

Third Party Links

The Site may contain links to third party websites. Except as otherwise discussed in this Privacy Policy, this document only addresses the use and disclosure of information we collect from you on our Site. Other sites accessible through our site via links or otherwise have their own policies in regard to privacy. We are not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of third parties.

Security

Security Measures. We maintain security measures to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, misuse or disclosure. However, no exchange of data over the Internet can be guaranteed as 100% secure. While we make every effort to protect your personal information shared with us through our Site, you acknowledge that the personal information you voluntarily share with us through this Site could be accessed or tampered with by a third party. You agree that we are not responsible for any intercepted information shared through our Site without our knowledge or permission. Additionally, you release us from any and all claims arising out of or related to the use of such intercepted information in any unauthorized manner.

Sharing. Please be aware that when you use our Site to post comments and share other information, any information that you provide may not be secure and can be collected and used by others. As a result, you should exercise caution before you make such disclosures.

Children. To access or use the Site, you must be 18 years or older and have the requisite power and authority to enter into this Privacy Policy. Children under the age of 18 are prohibited from using the Site.

How to Update Your Information

If you opt-in to our mailing list, the option to unsubscribe will be included in every email. You may also access and correct your personal information and privacy preferences by contacting us with your request at hello@gabicaldwell.com.

Notification of Changes to this Policy

You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this Site and this Policy periodically and to be aware of any modifications. Updates to this Policy will be posted on this page.

Contact

If you have questions about our Privacy Policy, please contact us via email at:

hello@gabicaldwell.com or the contact page

Updated: September 2018