Personal identification information
This website collects personal identification information from Users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users visit our website, subscribe to the newsletter, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on our website. Users may be asked for, as appropriate, name, email address, telephone, or demographic information. We will collect personal identification information from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. You are under no obligation to provide personally identification information, except that your refusal may prevent you from accessing or engaging in certain site-related activities. We may access personal information from social networking sites and apps, including YouTube, Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, or other social networking sites or apps not named specifically here, which may include your name, your social network username, profile picture, location, email address, phone number, age, gender, and any other public information. If you do not want us to access this information, please go to the specific social networking site and change your privacy settings.
You will have an opportunity to unsubscribe from any future communications via email, but we reserve the right to maintain a database of past email subscribers. We reserve the right to use this information as reasonably necessary in our business and as provided by law. Your information will be shared with reasonably necessary parties for the ordinary course of conducting our business, such as through ads or other marketing campaigns.
Non-personal identification information
We may collect non-personal identification information about Users whenever they interact with our website. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, computer or phone devices, and technical information about Users’ means of connection to our website, such as the operating system, the internet service providers utilized, the dates and times that you access our website, and the specific pages you view, country of origin, and other similar information.
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How we use collected information
MichelleMarki.com collects and uses your information to allow us to offer you certain products and services, including the use of our website, to fulfill our obligations to you, to customize your interaction with our company and our website, and to allow us to suggest other products and services we think might interest you. We may store your data and transmit it to a third party for processing. However, to the extent we process your data, we do so to serve our legitimate business interests.
Specifically, we collect and use Users’ personal information for the following purposes:
- Analyze trends to improve our website and offerings and by requesting your feedback;
- Interact with you via social media;
- Deliver any products or services purchased by you to you;
- Send periodic emails such as newsletters and to respond to your inquiries, and/or other requests or questions. Unsubscribe at anytime;
- Deliver targeted advertising;
- Notify you of updates to our product and service offerings;
- Compile anonymous statistical data for our own use;
- Assist law enforcement as necessary;
- Prevent fraudulent activity on our website or social media accounts;
- Contact you about new offerings that we think you will be interested in.
How we protect your information
We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on our website.
Sharing your personal information
We do not sell, trade, or rent Users’ personal identification information to others. We may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any personal identification information regarding visitors and users with our business partners, trusted affiliates, and advertisers for the purposes outlined above. We may use third party service providers such as hosting services to help us operate our business and the site or administer activities on our behalf, such as sending out newsletters or surveys. We may share your information with these third parties for those limited purposes provided that you have given us your permission. When you post online on our website or our social media account pages, your posts may be viewed by others, and we may distribute your comments outside our website or social media pages.
Third party websites
Users may find advertising or other content on our website that link (or hyperlink) to the sites and services of our partners, suppliers, licensors, affiliates, advertisers, sponsors, and other third parties. Although we use reasonable care in including a hyperlink on our own web page, we do not regularly monitor the websites of these third parties, are not responsible for any damage or consequences you suffer by using these links. We do not control the content or links that appear on these sites and are not responsible for the practices employed by sites linked to or from our website. In addition, these sites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. These sites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies. We encourage you to read the Terms and Policies of those third party websites before interacting with them or making purchases. They may collect different information and by different methods than we do.
We may share your data as required by law or to respond to legal process, including a subpoena, or as necessary to protect the rights, property, and safety of others. This includes sharing information with other parties to prevent or address fraud and to avoid credit risks. We may also disclose your information as reasonably necessary to manage risks, obtain financial or legal advice, acquire and maintain insurance coverage, or to exercise or defend against legal claims. We may disclose your personal data as necessary to comply with any legal obligation or to protect your interests, or the vital interests of others or our company.
Advertising and Tracking Technologies
Our website is hosted by SG Hosting Inc. (“SiteGround”) servers located in the United States and in other locations: https://www.siteground.com/kb/where_are_sitegrounds_servers/. Therefore, if you reside in international countries, some of your data will be transferred internationally to those servers. When transferring personal information outside the USA to EEA, SiteGround will include the standard data protection clauses approved by the European Commission under Article 46.2 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). SiteGround has the Data Processing Agreement (DPA) in place, which regulates their responsibilities as a host, thus allowing its clients such as this website to have GDPR compliant sites. EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework and Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal information transferred from the European Union and Switzerland to the United States.
Security of your Information
This website is not designed for use by children under age 16, and we do not knowingly solicit personal data from anyone under age 16. If you are under age 16, do not access or use our website or products or services. If you become aware that we have collected data of anyone under the age of 16, please contact us at M@michellemarki.com so that we may delete that data.
You have certain rights with respect to your personal data. Further, your rights may be restricted or nullified to the extent they conflict with our compelling business interests, the public interest, or the law. You have the right to update or change any information you have provided to us. To update or delete your information, please contact us at M@michellemarki.com.
We retain personal data as long as it is needed to conduct our legitimate business purposes or to comply with our legal obligations, or until you ask us to delete your data. Data that we gather for a specific and particular purpose, such as assisting law enforcement or analyzing trends, will not be kept for longer than is necessary for that particular purpose. Data that is no longer needed by us for any of the purposes listed above will be permanently deleted.
You may request that we delete your data at any time. However, note that we cannot control the retention policies of third parties. If you wish to have any third parties, including those to whom we’ve transmitted your data, delete that data, you will need to contact those third parties directly. You may request from us a list of all third parties to whom we have transmitted your data.
California Privacy Rights
The State of California has established its own unique regulations that apply to California residents. If you reside in California, you have the right to obtain from us, once per year and free of charge, information regarding what information we disclose to third party marketers, and the names and addresses of each third party to whom we disclose your data. If you are a California resident and would like to make such a request, please contact us at M@michellemarki.com.
Your acceptance of these terms
You consent to our processing your data internally to conduct our legitimate business interests. Our purposes in processing this information, if we do, is to administer, maintain, and improve our website and offerings, to be able to provide you with goods and services, to keep records of our transactions and interactions, and to protect the rights and interests of our company, our customers (including you), and any third parties, to comply with our legal obligations, and to obtain professional advice.
By using this website, you signify your acceptance of this policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use this website or our social media pages. Your continued use of the website following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.
This document was last updated on September 15, 2020.