Last Updated: September 16, 2016
Welcome to KindnessIsEverything.com (the “Site”)!
Thank you for visiting.
The owners and staff of KindnessIsEverything.com (“We”, “us”, or “our”) invite you to look around and hope you enjoy your time on the Site.
We also recognize that your privacy is important and want you to be well-informed of how your information will be treated as you use this Site.
1. Information You Choose To Submit To Us
On this Site, we may offer you opportunities to submit comments, subscribe to email newsletters, register an account with the Site, contact us and / or fill out other online forms that ask you to provide personal information such as your name, email address, and / or other contact information.
We do not sell your personal information to any third parties.
We greatly respect your privacy so we only use this information for the purpose that it was collected and for other purposes that we deem reasonably related or otherwise appropriate.
You do not have to submit personal information (such as your name, email address, and / or other contact information) to us in order to use this Site. If you decide not to provide such information, however, please know that certain features of this Site (for example, the ability to receive email newsletters) may be unavailable to you.
2. Information Collected Automatically
Like most websites, our server logs automatically collect basic data about our Site’s traffic and visitors.
This data includes, but is not limited to, IP (internet protocol) addresses, web browser details, referring websites, timestamps, number of visitors, pages visited, and other typical usage data.
None of this data personally identifies specific users of this Site.
We use this data to understand our Site’s traffic and uncover ways we can improve the Site experience for our visitors.
3. Cookies and Web Beacons
Cookies are small pieces of data that are placed on visitors’ browsers and collect information such as visitors’ preferences and histories. Web beacons are objects that are placed on a Site or in an email that note user behavior.
This Site uses Google Webmaster Tools and Google Analytics.
Google Webmaster Tools is a third-party service that helps us optimize our Site through a variety of means, including, for example, by identifying Site errors such as broken links.
Google Analytics is a third-party analytics service that provides important statistical data about Site traffic and usage, such as how long visitors stay on our Site and which websites brought them here.
4. Your Choices Regarding Your Information
We believe it is very important for you to have choices regarding the information that you provide to this Site. We, therefore, want to help you understand some of your options:
If you decide that you do not want us to ever have your personal information (such as your name, email address and / or other contact information), you can simply choose to never submit your personal information to us through this Site or through any other means of communication (such as email).
You will still be able to access, browse, and use this Site without submitting personal information. As mentioned earlier, however, some features or services of this Site that require personal information (for example, the ability to subscribe to our email newsletters) will be unavailable to you.
If you decide that you would like to review, change, or delete personal information that you have already submitted to us, we will try our best to accommodate your request as soon as is reasonably practical. For your privacy and security, we may take reasonable steps to help verify your identity prior to providing, modifying, and / or removing your previously submitted information.
Cookies and Web Beacons
Additionally, disabling cookies may prevent some web beacons. Setting up your emails to display HTML emails as text only may also help disable some web beacons.
Please be aware that if you choose to disable cookies and web beacons, some features of this Site may not function as intended.
5. Public Areas
This Site may include interactive areas, such as message boards or the comment section of posts and pages, where Site users can post information or content.
Please know that when you choose to post any information or content to the interactive areas of this Site, the information or content you post can be accessed by the public and becomes public information.
6. Disclosure of Your Information
We do our best to safeguard the information that you provide to us.
We may share non-personally identifiable information, such as total number of Site visitors or other aggregated Site statistics, with third parties.
However, we do not sell your personal information to any third parties.
7. Children’s Privacy
This Site is a general audience website.
We do not knowingly collect any personal information from children under the age of thirteen (13). If we learn or suspect that we have inadvertently received personal information from a child under the age of thirteen (13), we will promptly delete such information from our records.
8. Links to Third-Party Websites
For your convenience, this Site may include links to third-party websites.
Third-party websites that may be accessed through links on this Site have their own information collection and use practices that may differ considerably from our own. If you choose to visit these third-party websites, please understand that you do so at your own risk.
We do not control and are not responsible for, in any way, any aspect of these third-party websites including, but not limited to, their privacy practices.
9. Transfer of Information Across Borders
This Site is operated from the United States.
If you are located outside of the United States, you consent to the transfer of your information, including, but not limited to, your personal information, across borders to the United States and to the collection, processing, and storage of your information in the United States.
In giving this consent, you acknowledge and understand that the laws on transferring, holding, processing, storing, collecting, protecting, and using your personal information and other information in the United States may not be the same as are offered in other parts of the world and may offer you less privacy and data protection than the laws in your state or country.
We strive to protect the information that is transmitted to or through this Site. This includes, but is not limited to, our decision to use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption to provide our users with additional data security.
However, no data transmission that occurs over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure.
Please be aware that we cannot ensure, warrant, or guarantee the security of any information you transmit to us, including, but not limited to, any information that you transmit to or through this Site or any information you transmit to us through email.
Please know that you use this Site and provide us with your information entirely at your own risk.