Personally Identifiable Information
Smarterlearningguide.com may, from time to time, ask users to provide personally identifiable information, such as names, e-mail addresses, and other contact information as part of newsletters, online commenting areas, and other online forms, products and services. We may also directly or indirectly collect additional information about you should you engage in certain activities on the website, such as, but not limited to, signing up for special offers, promotions or sweepstakes; visiting certain smarterlearninguide.com partners, signing up for or interacting with certain offers and advertisements, completing a survey, posting content, and giving us feedback. If you choose to provide us with such personal information, you consent to the transfer and storage of that information by smarterlearningguide.com.
Providing personally identifiable information is optional, you can browse smarterlearningguide.com’s website without telling smarterlearningguide.com who you are or revealing information that may identify you. If you choose not to provide this information, it is possible that not all features and services (such as mentioned above) will be available to you.
Sharing and Disclosure
Smarterlearningguide.com will not rent, sell, or otherwise share personally identifiable information about you with other people or non-affiliated companies, unless it is to provide the products or services you’ve requested, when we have your permission, or under the following circumstances:
- If smarterlearningguide.com must do so to conform to the law or comply with legal process served to it or to it’s parent company, subsidiaries or affiliates.
- In order to accommodate changes in our business, we may transfer information about you should smarterlearningguide.com or it’s parent company be acquired by or merged with another company. In such instances, customer information may be one of the assets transferred to the acquirer.
Confidentiality and Security of Information
Smarterlearningguide.com takes measures to limit access to personal information obtained from you and, where possible, prevent the loss, misuse, and changing of this information. We do not promise or guarantee, and you should not expect Smarterlearningguide.com to make any assurances about, our ability to prevent any such loss, change or misuse, to you or to any third party arising out of any such loss, change or misuse. Additionally, we request that you not send any private information to us by email, instant messaging services or other unsecure communications.
Non-Personally Identifiable Information Collection
Smarterlearningguide.com follows a standard procedure of using Non-Personally Identifying log files. These files log visitors when they visit websites. All hosting companies do this and a part of hosting services’ analytics. The information collected by log files include, but may not be limited to, internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date and time stamp, referring/exit pages, and possibly the number of clicks. These are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable. The purpose of the information is for analyzing trends, administering the site, tracking users’ movement on the website, and gathering demographic information. This information is compiled and then analyzed on both a personal and an aggregated basis. We may then use third-party analytics services to collect, monitor and analyze the information collected as described above.
Cookies and Web Beacons
Like most other websites, smarterlearningguide.com uses ‘cookies’. A “cookie” is a small file containing a string of characters that is sent to and stored on your hard drive and/or device when you visit a website. These cookies are used to store information including visitors’ preferences, and the pages on the website that the visitor accessed or visited. Each web site can send its own cookie to your browser. Most browsers are initially set up to accept cookies. You can reset your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent; however if you reject cookies, you will not be able to take full advantage of our Services, as we use these cookies to optimize user experience by customizing web page content and more based on browser type and/or other information.
Smarterlearningguide.com may also use pixel tags, small graphic files that allow us to analyze and monitor the use of the Services. A pixel tag can collect information such as your IP address; the URL where the pixel tag appears; time / length of time the page was viewed; browser type; and the identification number of any cookie previously placed by that server on your computer. We may use pixel tags that are either our own or provided by us by third party advertisers and ad networks, to collect information about your visit, including (but not necessarily limited to) pages viewed, links you click and any other actions taken in connection with our site and use them with our cookies to provide offers and information of interest to you.
We also may allow certain analytic services and providers of applications used on the Services (e.g. social sharing buttons) to collect Non-Personally Identifiable information through the placing of cookies that will track certain performance of our Services, such as, web traffic, click-through, etc., in order to assist us and our service providers in better understanding the interests of our users and to better serve those interests.
WEBSITE AREAS BEYOND COMPANY’S CONTROL
The Site may, from time to time, include interactive sections that include user-generated content, such as user reviews, where visitors to the site can post comments. Any information disclosed in these areas becomes public information. Exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information.
THIRD PARTY WEBSITES
Smarterlearningguide.com contains links to other websites. We have no control over the privacy practices or content of these websites. If you choose to visit these or other third party websites, it is your responsibility to review the privacy policies at those websites to confirm that you understand and agree with their policies.
Google Tag Manager
This website uses Google Tag Manager (GTM). GTM, is owned and operated by Google LLC. GTM is a little pixel of code that helps us to track user behavior on our website and sends that information to our Google Analytics account. This in turn can help us analyze behavior and help us make site and content improvements and improve our marketing campaigns. GTM itself is a cookie-less and does not register personal data, but it can activate other tags that may register data under various circumstances.
- Google – https://policies.google.com/technologies/ads
- Pinterest – https://policy.pinterest.com/en/privacy-policy
- Facebook- https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/previous
- Pinterest- https://policy.pinterest.com/en/privacy-policy
Note that smarterlearningguide.com has no access to, responsibility over, or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.
Third Party Privacy Policies
You can choose to disable cookies through your individual browser options. To know more detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers, it can be found at the browsers’ respective websites.
General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
We are a Data Controller of your information.
- Smarterlearningguide.com needs to perform a contract with you
- You have given Smarterlearningguide.com permission to do so
- Processing your personal information is in Smarterlearningguide.com legitimate interests
- Smarterlearningguide.com needs to comply with the law
If you are a resident of the European Economic Area (EEA), you have certain data protection rights. If you wish to be informed what Personal Information we hold about you and if you want it to be removed from our systems, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
In certain circumstances, you have the following data protection rights:
- The right to access, update or to delete the information we have on you.
- The right of rectification.
- The right to object.
- The right of restriction.
- The right to data portability
- The right to withdraw consent
If you are a California resident, in addition to the rights set forth above, you have the right to request information from us regarding the manner in which we share certain categories of your personal information with third parties, for the third parties’ direct marketing purposes. California law provides that you have the right to submit a request to us at the designated address and receive the following information: the categories of information we disclosed to third parties for the third parties direct marketing purposes during the preceding calendar year, the names and addresses of third parties that received such information, and if the nature of a third party’s business cannot be reasonably determined from the third party’s name, examples of the products or services marketed.
You are entitled to receive a copy of this information in a standardized format and the information will not be specific to you individually. You can communicate with us here.
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.
Smarterlearningguide.com 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.
UPDATES AND CHANGES
We reserve the right, at any time, to add to, change, update, or modify this Policy, simply by posting such change, update, or modification on the Site and without any notice to you. Such changes, modifications and/or updates are effective immediately upon posting on the Site. It is your responsibility to review this Policy from time to time to ensure that you continue to agree with all of its terms.
Policy updated: 8/15/2020