Information Collection and Use
We collect and store personal and other voluntary online information (e.g., while on the Site or responding via email). We contact individuals who requested or signed up for our messaging, attended events, or bought products. Personally identifying data like name, email, postal address, and credit card details are collected during registration or purchasing. We also collect gender, birth year, zip code, and country.
Information is generated automatically as you navigate the Site. We collect info about your computer’s internet connection to enhance page delivery and measure site traffic. Server-side tracking and cookies assist, showing visitor behavior and trends, preventing re-entry of preferences, and delivering ads.
We use collected information to customize features, advertisements, and offers, sharing with third parties like service providers and advertisers. Unless informed otherwise, we may use and disclose collected information for various purposes. Unauthorized third-party use of voluntarily shared info is beyond our control.
Your information might be disclosed in compliance with law or to protect rights. If we sell assets, your info may be transferred.
Confidentiality and Security
We employ safeguards like encryption, but cannot guarantee security. We’re not liable for unauthorized third-party access.
The Site is governed by US laws. Your information might be transferred abroad, subject to varying privacy laws.
Accessing, Updating, Deleting Data
You may have rights depending on your location. Submit requests to [email protected]. If you’re a California resident, review ‘California Residents’ below.
This section pertains to the collection and usage of personal information, as defined by California law, for residents of California.
Categories of Collected, Used, and Disclosed Personal Information As per California law, over the last 12 months, we’ve collected these categories of personal information:
- Identifiers like name, email, IP address, etc.
- Specific categories of personal info mentioned in California Civil Code Section 1798.80.
- Internet or electronic network activity data, including Usage Information.
- Data used to create a consumer profile.
- Electronic, audio, visual, or similar details.
- Commercial data like purchase history.
- Professional or employment-related information.
We share these categories with service providers as necessary for business purposes.
In the past year, online advertisers may have used Usage Information collected automatically. You can opt out of this ‘sale’ of personal information.
Your California Privacy Rights If you’re a California resident, you have these rights:
- Right to Know: Request info on collected categories, sources, specific data, purposes, disclosed categories, and third parties.
- Right to Delete: Ask us to delete your collected personal info.
- Right to Opt-Out: Opt out of personal info ‘sales.’
To exercise these rights, contact us at [email protected] or 630-905-1088. We’ll verify your identity before proceeding.
We won’t discriminate against you for exercising your rights.
Children’s Privacy Statement
We don’t knowingly collect info from children under 13. If we receive such info inadvertently, we’ll delete it. We don’t distribute or allow posting of such info.
If you’re under 13, don’t provide personal info. We’ll cancel your account and delete your data if we find out.
How We Store Your Info
Your info is stored by the list server that delivers our content. Only those managing the lists can access it.
Unsubscribe links are in every email. You can remove yourself from our list anytime.
This policy can change, so check periodically. Updates will be posted on our website. Changes are effective upon posting.