I value and respect your privacy. This Privacy Statement is meant to explain how I collect, use, share, and protect the personal information you provide to me when you access the Website, purchase products, or engage with me on social media, as well as your own rights to the information I collect. Please read this statement carefully, and any changes become effective immediately upon publication to my website as documented by the “Last Updated” date above this policy. By using this website, you waive the right to direct, personal notification of changes to policy, so I encourage you to review this statement periodically.

Information Collected

Personal data includes any personally identifying information shared with the Website, including your name, email address, demographic information. You consent to sharing this information with me by voluntarily sharing it upon registering for email lists, purchasing from the website, commenting on blogs, or completing surveys. You share this information by your discretion alone, and you are under no obligation to provide this information. However, your refusal to provide it may limit or prevent your access to certain products, features, or purchases.

Many websites, including this Website, collect information sent directly and automatically by your web browser according to your application and device settings (“Log Data”). This Log Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol Address (“IP Address”), browser type, which Internet Service Provider you use, the pages of the Website you visit, time spent on those pages, and other basic viewing statistics. I may also use third party services such as Google Analytics or Squarespace Analytics to collect, monitor, and analyze Log Data.

“Cookies” are files sent to your internet browser from a web site and stored in your computer’s hard drive. These files include small amounts of anonymous but unique identifying information. Again, this information is used solely for the purpose of website viewing analytics to improve services and products. You may at any time turn off the storage of cookies via your internet browser. If you disable cookies, this may affect the performance and accessibility to use some portions of my Website.

Except as otherwise stated in this Policy, I do not sell, trade, rent, or in any way share your Personal Information with third parties without your consent, with exception to service providers utilized for this Website, such as MailChimp for the facilitation of email newsletters. Those vendors only use your personal information in accordance with my privacy policy as stated.

The general purpose of any and all collection of personal information is for communication with you, such as requesting your feedback via survey, sharing promotional offers, or answering your questions.

Your social networking information may be accessed via sites and apps such as Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, LinkedIn, or Twitter and others. This information includes what you have selected as your privacy settings, such as your name, location, email, age, gender, profile picture, or other public information. You may change these settings via the social networking site or app.

When you visit the Website, most mobile devices automatically share information about your mobile device, including device ID, model and manufacturer, and location information.

Any other data is shared directly by your voluntary submission, such as leaving a comment, or commenting on any of my social media accounts. I do not share any of this information with third parties unless otherwise specified, and I am not liable for the actions of other individual’s unauthorized use of the information that you voluntarily shared.

Email Newsletter

By deciding to voluntarily subscribe or opt-in to my newsletter, you consent to occasionally receive emails from myself regarding new blog posts, features, products, or related content. You may opt out of these emails at any time via the link in every email. If there is any issue with unsubscribing, please email me directly at hello@tendmend.com.

I have partnered with MailChimp to ensure my email newsletter complies with the CAN-SPAM Act of 2003 and do not send out spam or misleading information. I will not sell, rent, or otherwise share your email address.

Security

I make every reasonable effort to keep your personal information secure. However, because I am not offering professional services, counseling or otherwise, any communication or information shared does not fall under the HIPPA or FERPA acts. Additionally, I cannot guarantee absolute security, and by using this Website and its Content including Email Newsletter you acknowledge that you understand and agree to assume this risk.

I do occasionally process your information internally in accordance with both your consent and my need for conducting legitimate business interests. This processing, if and when done, is to administer, maintain, analyze, and improve my Website, Content, products, or other materials, to keep records of interactions and transactions, and provide said content or products. I may also process your information for any legal obligations. This processed information may include: Data about your usage of the Website such as IP address, geographical location, and viewing time, data provided by you during a course, service, or product, data shared when you subscribe to my emails or newsletter including email address and first name, etc. This data is retained as long as needed for conducting legitimate business purposes or legal obligations, or unless you specifically ask me to delete your information. You may request that I delete your data at any time. However, I have no control over the data retention practices of third parties, whom you would need to contact directly. You may request information about which third parties I have shared your information with.

This Website is for the use of people over age 16, and by using, view, or accessing this Website you are agreeing that you are at least 16 years old. Do not view or use our website if you are under age 16, as I do not knowingly solicit personal data from anyone under age 16. If you realize that we have collected data of anyone under age 16, please contact me directly so I can delete that data.

You have the right to delete any accounts on this Website, change your consent to my use of your information, request a copy of your data, delete all your data upon request (with some limitations), opt out of email communication, or file a complaint. According to the law of the State of California, residents of California, reserve the right to ask once a year for information regarding what information I disclose to third party marketers, names and addresses of each third party to whom we disclose your data, all without charge to you. If you are a California resident and would like to request in accordance with this law, please contact me directly at the information below.

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