Stems and Forks is committed to protecting the privacy of visitors to our website, subscribers to our newsletters, workshop registrants, and those providing contact information. In addition, Stems and Forks is opposed to unauthorized commercial e-mail delivery, otherwise known as spam.
If you have any questions or concerns regarding this Privacy and Spam Policy, or to report spam abuse, please send an e-mail to Contact@StemsandForks.com. It is Stems and Forks’ policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our website.
HOW YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION MAY BE USED
Stems and Forks collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Stems and Forks’ purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Stems and Forks visitors use its website.
Stems and Forks also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on StemsandForks.com blogs/sites. Stems and Forks only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that commenter IP addresses and email addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog/site where the comment was left.
Stems and Forks may use your personal information in the following ways:
- To operate and maintain the website;
- To create your account, identify you as a user of the website, and customize the website to your account;
- To send you promotional information, such as newsletters. Each e-mail newsletter will provide information on how to opt-out of future mailings by unsubscribing;
- To send you administrative communications, such as administrative e-mails, confirmation e-mails, technical notices, updates on policies, or security alerts;
- To respond to your comments or inquiries;
- To provide you with user support;
- To track and measure website performance;
- To process payment for purchases you make through Stems and Forks;
- To protect, investigate, and deter against unauthorized or illegal activity;
- To review the effectiveness of our marketing programs and analyze other general demographic trends;
- To notify you of new information or services that may be of interest to you; or,
- To send promotional materials.
Stems and Forks does not rent or sell your personally identifiable information with third-parties. We may, however, share your information with third-parties when we are authorized to share such information.
Remarketing: Stems and Forks uses remarketing tracking cookies and conversion pixels from vendors such as Google and Facebook to present special offers to you for our products or services over the Google Content Network and via social networks. This means you may see an ad for one of our products or services as a result of visiting our website. In addition, Stems and Forks uses custom audiences based on e-mails of subscribers and customers. This allows us to present special offers for our products and services to you via Facebook. However, your personally identifiable information is not used by any remarketing service other than to present you special offers from us. We use the following third-party service providers for remarketing:
Facebook: Opt-out of Facebook remarketing here
Contact Information and Website Support: We offer multiple ways to contact Stems and Forks including contact forms and e-mails. If at any time, you attempt to contact us through a contact form, the information you provide will be stored on our servers.
Quizzes, Forms, Giveaways, Promotions, and Surveys:
We may invite you to complete a quiz, form, survey, provide feedback, or participate in a promotion (like a giveaway), either through our Sites or a third-party platform. If you participate, we will collect and store the data you provide us as part of your participation, such as your name and email address and any other requested feedback. If you submit this information via a third-party platform, the collection, use, and sharing of your data will also be subject to the privacy policies and other agreements of that third party.
Upon making a purchase, you will receive e-mail confirmations to the e-mail address you provide during your purchase.
Stems and Forks collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Stems and Fork’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Stems and Fork’s visitors use its website.
Stems and Forks also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on StemsandForks.com blogs/sites.
Stems and Forks only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that commenter IP addresses and email addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog/site where the comment was left.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to Stems and Forks’ website choose to interact with Stems and Forks in ways that require Stems and Forks to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Stems and Forks gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up at StemsandForks.com to provide a username and email address.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
Stems and Forks discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Stems and Forks’ behalf or to provide services available at Stems and Forks’ website, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using Stems and Forks’ website, you consent to the transfer of such information to them.
Stems and Forks will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, Stems and Forks discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Stems and Forks believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Stems and Forks, third parties or the public at large.
If you are a registered user of a Stems and Forks website and have supplied your email address, Stems and Forks may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with Stems and Forks and our products or services. If you send us a request (for example via email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. Stems and Forks takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
If Stems and Forks, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Stems and Forks goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of Stems and Forks may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.
RIGHTS RELATED TO YOUR PERSONAL DATA
Opt-out: You may opt-out of future e-mail communications by following the unsubscribe links in our e-mails. You may also notify us at Contact@StemsandForks.com to be removed from our mailing list.
Access: You may access the personal information we have about you by submitting a request to Contact@StemsandForks.com
Amend: You may contact us at Contact@StemsandForks.com to amend or update your personal information.
Forget: In certain situations, you may request that we erase or forget your personal data. To do so, please submit a request to Contact@StemsandForks.com.
Please note that we may need to retain certain information for recordkeeping purposes or to complete transactions, or when required by law.
Stems and Forks does not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 16. If a parent or guardian believes that Stems and Forks has personally identifiable information of a child under the age of 16 in its database, please contact us immediately at Contact@StemsandForks.com and we will use our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.
Stems and Forks is strongly opposed to spam. We will only send e-mail to users that have explicitly requested to receive an e-mail from Stems and Forks. Examples may include:
- Opt-in subscribers to the Stems and Forks Newsletter
- Users that complete a contact form
- All communication will be related and relevant to what you have requested.
Occasionally, Stems and Forks contains links to other sites. Please be aware that Stems and Forks is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site to read the privacy and spam policies of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information. This Privacy and Spam Policy applies solely to information collected by Stems and Forks.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
HOW DO I CONTACT STEMS AND FORKS?
If you have any further questions or comments regarding the Stems and Forks website or this Privacy and Spam Policy, you may contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
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