Privacy Policy

The Status Foe Privacy Policy

The Short

If only we could keep things simple but this world is complex, so feel free to take a nap as you read through the rest of these legal mumbo jumbo pages.

We send emails to the people who voluntarily sign up for our newsletter/email notifications.  We only send them if you sign up and you can unsubscribe anytime you want.  There’s always a link at the bottom of every email to do so…just keep scrolling down and click on Unsubscribe.

We ask for some basic information (like your name and email) when you choose to leave a comment here on our website.

We don’t sit around at night staring at your email and name, then sell it to pimply hackers who eat way too many cheesy-fingered chips. Gross. I have absolutely ZERO interest in collecting your data, let alone giving it or selling it to other people – I have waaay too much of the world to explore before I waste my time on that. The only thing I keep track of is your name and your email address. That’s it and no one else will ever see that information.

If at any time you want me to remove your information, I will be happy to do so. Just email me at thestatusfoe1@gmail.com

Do me a favor and when you have insomnia, come to this page of my website and it will put you in a deep sleep.

The Long

BY VISITING THE STATUS FOE, YOU ARE CONSENTING TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY.

Thank you for using our Website. This Privacy Policy describes how your personal information is collected, used, and NOT shared when you visit  www.thestatusfoe.com (the “Site”). Questions for clarification of this statement or comments may be addressed via email to: thestatusfoe1@gmail.com.

The Status Foe is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

The Status Foe may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy was last updated 1 June 2019.

We adopted this Privacy Policy to further the relationship between our readers and us. This statement of our Privacy Policy makes disclosures concerning our collection of information, including personal information, when you use the Website, and how we use and disclose it to others. By using the Site you accept the practices described in this Privacy Policy.

 

PERSONAL INFORMATION WE COLLECT
When you visit the Site, we automatically collect certain information about your device, including information about your web browser, IP address, time zone, and some of the cookies that are installed on your device. Additionally, as you browse the Site, we collect information about the individual web pages or products that you view, what websites or search terms referred you to the Site, and information about how you interact with the Site. We refer to this automatically-collected information as “Device Information.”

When you visit the site, you may choose to subscribe to our email list. We collect your name and email, and some cookies installed on your device. We refer to this automatically-collected information as “Subscriber Information.”

We collect Device Information using the following technologies:

– “Cookies” are data files that are placed on your device or computer and often include an anonymous unique identifier. For more information about cookies, and how to disable cookies, visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org.

– “Log files” track actions occurring on the Site, and collect data including your IP address, browser type, Internet service provider, referring/exit pages, and date/time stamps.

– “Web beacons,” “tags,” and “pixels” are electronic files used to record information about how you browse the Site.

Additionally if you choose to leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year from your first comment.

When we talk about “Personal Information” in this Privacy Policy, we are talking both about Device Information and Subscriber Information.

Email tracking. Some emails that we send you have no tracking in at all, for example personal correspondence or emails with invoices attached. Other emails we send we put in tracking so that we can tell how much traffic those emails send to our site and we can track, at an individual level, whether the user has opened and clicked on the email. We rarely use the latter information at a personal level, rather we use it to understand open and click rates on our emails to try and improve them. Sometimes we do use the personal information e.g. to re-email people who didn’t click the first time. If you want to be sure that none of your email activity is tracked then you should unsubscribe from the The Status Foe newsletter. We use MailChimp to send you these emails, which we trust as a leading email responder in the online space. You can reference their Privacy Policy here: https://mailchimp.com/legal/privacy

How to Opt Out Of Subscriptions: You may change or opt out of existing subscriptions by clicking on the subscription tools at the bottom of any subscription e-mail. There are links to “unsubscribe” as well as links to change your e-mail settings under “manage subscriptions”. You may also clear all functionality cookies through your browser settings. Each browser is a little different, so look at your browser’s Help menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies. You can even google “how to modify my cookies”. If at any time you want me to remove your information, I will be happy to do so. Just email me at thestatusfoe1@gmail.com­-­­

 

HOW DO WE USE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION?
We use this Personal Information to:

Communicate with you;

Screen our readers for potential risk or fraud; and

When in line with the preferences you have shared with us, provide you with information or advertising relating to our products or services.

We use the Device Information that we collect to help us screen for potential risk and fraud (in particular, your IP address), and more generally to improve and optimize our Site (for example, by generating analytics about how our customers browse and interact with the Site, and to assess the success of our marketing and advertising campaigns).

HOW DO I WITHDRAW MY CONSENT?

If after you opt-in, you change your mind, you may withdraw your consent for us to contact you, for the continued collection, use or disclosure of your information, at anytime, by contacting us at thestatusfoe1@gmail.com or mailing us at: 1511 South Texas Ave Suite 125 College Station, Tx 78133

MailChimp (Newsletter) Opt-Out: https://facebook.us10.list-manage.com/unsubscribe?u=d5f12e754d7d1db0636b9a886&id=66735ebd90

SHARING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

We share your Personal Information with third parties to help us use your Personal Information, as described above.

We also use Google Analytics to help us understand how our customers use the Site–you can read more about how Google uses your Personal Information here:  https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/ and https://policies.google.com/technologies/partner-sites

You can also opt-out of Google Analytics here:  https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

Finally, we may also share your Personal Information to comply with applicable laws and regulations, to respond to a subpoena, search warrant or other lawful request for information we receive, or to otherwise protect our rights.

BEHAVIOURAL ADVERTISING

As described above, we use your Personal Information to provide you with targeted advertisements or marketing communications we believe may be of interest to you.  For more information about how targeted advertising works, you can visit the Network Advertising Initiative’s (“NAI”) educational page at http://www.networkadvertising.org/understanding-online-advertising/how-does-it-work.

You can opt out of targeted advertising by:

COMMON LINKS INCLUDE:

MailChimp/Newsletter – email me at thestatusfoe1@gmail.com and I will personally remove you

FACEBOOK – https://www.facebook.com/settings/?tab=ads

GOOGLE – https://www.google.com/settings/ads/anonymous

BING – https://advertise.bingads.microsoft.com/en-us/resources/policies/personalized-ads

Additionally, you can opt out of some of these services by visiting the Digital Advertising Alliance’s opt-out portal at:  http://optout.aboutads.info/.

DO NOT TRACK

Please note that we do not alter our Site’s data collection and use practices when we see a Do Not Track signal from your browser.

YOUR RIGHTS

If you are a European resident, you have the right to access personal information we hold about you and to ask that your personal information be corrected, updated, or deleted. If you would like to exercise this right, please contact us through the contact information below.

Additionally, if you are a European resident we note that we are processing your information in order to fulfill contracts we might have with you (for example if you make an order through the Site), or otherwise to pursue our legitimate business interests listed above.  Additionally, please note that your information will be transferred outside of Europe, including to Canada and the United States.

DATA RETENTION

When you subscribe through the Site, we will maintain your Personal Information for our records unless and until you ask us to delete this information.

MINORS

To access or use our Website, you must be 18 years old 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. Accordingly, we will not knowingly collect or use any personal information from children that we know to be under the age of 18. In addition, we will delete any information in our database that we know originates from a child under the age of 18.

CHANGES

We may update this privacy policy from time to time in order to reflect, for example, changes to our practices or for other operational, legal or regulatory reasons. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this Site and this Privacy Policy periodically and to be aware of any modifications.

OPTING OUT FROM RECEIVING COMMUNICATIONS

You may opt-out from having your personal information used for certain purposes. For example, if you subscribe but do not wish to receive any additional marketing material from us, you may indicate your preference on our order form.

If you no longer wish to receive any promotional or other communications from us, you may opt-out by following the instructions included in each email communication or by emailing us at thestatusfoe1@gmail.com

CONTACT US

For more information about our privacy practices, if you have questions, or if you would like to make a complaint, please contact us by e-mail at thestatusfoe1@gmail.com or by mail using the details provided below:

1511 South Texas Ave Suite 125 College Station, Texas 77840

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