Something Useful, Inc.

Someoneuseful.com

Privacy Policy

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.


An anonymised string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


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”.

 

Media
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

 

SHARING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
We share your Personal Information with third parties to help us use your Personal Information, as described above. For example, we use Wordpress to power our online store--you can read more about how Wordpress uses your Personal Information here: https://www.Wordpress.com/legal/privacy. 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/. 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.
Feel free to put your contact information on the "Contact Page."


DATA RETENTION
When you place an order through the Site, we will maintain your Order Information for our records unless and until you ask us to delete this information.


Cookies: Comments/Opt-in
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in 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.
If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select "Remember Me", your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


Disclaimer
Results will vary.  I am not responsible for your actions.  I cannot guarantee this will be right for you because that is an impossible declaration.  However, I can recommend looking into it and seeing if it is right for you.  My advise is to benefit your life. Always use your own descretion, ideas and opionions if you think something better works for you. 


Analytics
How long we retain your data?
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.


What rights you have over your data?
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Industry regulatory disclosure requirements. This Privacy Policy describes how your personal information is collected, used, and shared when you visit or make a purchase from Someoneuseful.com.

Something Useful, Inc. (and it's owner) may be compensated in exchange for featured placement of certain sponsored products and services or your clicking on links posted on this Someoneuseful.com website.
As in, if you click the link above, I may or may not be compensated for it.  If you hate the idea of me making money from Someoneuseful.com, thats okay.  You don't have to do anything, click, or purchase any products through this site. I can only recommend to the betterment of helping you improve your life through positive thinking power.  I believe that you will benefit if you look through this site, so the value is always there!:)


 What third parties we receive data from:
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.
- The tracking technology will be as follows:
⦁    Mail Chimp: Name, address, phone number, email 
⦁    Analystics:  Name, address, phone
⦁    Paypal: Name, address, phone, credit card, email
⦁    Shopify: Name, address, phone, email
⦁    Wordpress: Name, address, phone, email

Additionally when you make a purchase or attempt to make a purchase through the Site, we collect certain information from you, including your name, billing address, shipping address, payment information (including credit card numbers [We are only accepting Paypal at this time. They will be responsible for retaining your credit card information, name, address and phone number. We refer to this information as “Order Information”.

We do not collect any information except information dealing with your product order.  Credit card information will be retain by Google analytics and Mail Chimp.


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

 

HOW DO WE USE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION?
We use the Order Information that we collect generally to fulfill any orders placed through the Site (including processing your payment information, arranging for shipping, and providing you with invoices and/or order confirmations). Additionally, we use this Order Information to:
- Communicate with you;
- Screen our orders 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).

We do not use any other devices except the devices used to collection information from the website to process an order.  We have no intentions of selling your information to a mailing list or any other third party for any interest.  We do not want to have the headache of worrying that your personal information would get in the hands of the wrong person or business.  We are here to serve you for productions only.  We are into interest in doing anything other than that.  We want to protect your rights and our own.
How we protect your data: We are protected by SSL Certificate.

What data breach procedures we have in place: We do not retain any information regarding our customers.  All of our information is immediately transferred from the sign up to mailchimp to the purchase to Paypal. There is no need for us to retain anything.   If for any reason our data is breached, we will contact the following: 
⦁    Paypal 
⦁    Google Analytics
⦁    Mail Chimp
 What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data

 BEHAVIORAL 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 using the links below:
- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Somethinguseful4u2
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 place an order through the Site, we will maintain your Order Information for our records unless and until you ask us to delete this information.

 

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.

 

MINORS
The Site is not intended for individuals under the age of  16.  If a minor purchase a product without your permission, using your credit card, we will not be responsible for purchase.  

 

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 email at somethinguseful@msn.com or by mail using the details provided below:

Somethinguseful 4 U

Stephanie Harris

Someoneuse
[Re: Privacy Compliance Officer]