Hello. Eddy Ancinas, here. Just like you, I care about how my personal information is gathered and used online, so I wanted to explain our privacy practices we employ at eddyancinas.com and related sites, talesfromtwovalleysbook.com and tripstipsandtales.com. Particular areas of the world and the U.S. now require different privacy disclosures, so please read the entire policy to make sure you understand our practices fully.
The following sections describe the personal information we collect from you voluntarily, why and how we gather that personal information, and how that information is processed and secured. Personal data includes information we gather that can be used to identify you, such as your name, email address and IP address. As a business we collect your personal data in a number of ways as described below. We also explain the rights you have to your personal information, including the right to correct, erase or export your personal data to you.
First and foremost, though we do collect some personal information, we do not share, rent or sell that information to anyone.
I. If You are Located In the EU or one of the 32 countries affected by the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation
A. What Personal Data Do We Collect From You?
(1.) Opt-In To Educational Email Content or Lead Magnets: Your name and address.
(2.) Waiting List: Your name and address.
(3.) Transaction: Your name, email address, billing information and payment source.
(4.) Submitting Questions: Your name, email address, and question.
(5.) Course Registrations: Your name and email address.
B. What Is The Purpose of Processing Your Personal Data?
We collect the information above for the following purposes.
(1.) Opt-In To Educational Email Content or Lead Magnets: To provide you with information on a topic, a course, Q&A’s and the topic in general.
(2.) Waiting List: To let you know when a course or service opens or is closing.
(3.) Transaction: To process a purchase you make with us.
(4.) Submitting Questions: To answer questions you might have for us.
(5.) Course Registrations: To send you messages regarding an upcoming course, and course registration.
C. What Legal Basis Do We Have For Collecting and Processing Your Information?
Websites must have a legal basis for collecting information from individuals located in the European Union. Our legal basis for each of the ways we collect information from you is as follows. Please note after you have given us your consent to send you communication, you can withdraw consent at any time by contacting us via our Contact form or opting out of any email message using the “unsubscribe” link at the bottom.
(1.) Opt-In To Educational Email Content or Lead Magnets : We will ask for your consent first.
(2.) Waiting List: We will ask for your consent first.
(3.) Transaction: We will collect your information as part of a legal contractual transaction.
(4.) Submitting Questions: To provide a response to your questions, we need to use your data to be able to reply to you. We will not use the data for other purposes.
(5.) Course Registrations: We will ask for your consent first.
When you voluntarily submit your personal information to us, we have a “legitimate interest” to process your personal information, such as adding it to our customer database, in ways that will have no undue impact on you. If you disagree or have questions, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will cease the processing of your data under this legal basis.
D. Who Has Access To The Data We Collect?
We process and access to the data we collect from you. However, we use third parties to assist us with processing your personal data including the following categories of recipients:
Financial transaction processors (processing your payments)
Customer service communication platform
Contest and survey platform
Email communication manager
Website management services
Website design and programming services
These third parties have signed contracts with us in which they are prohibited from utilizing, sharing or retaining your personal data for any purpose other than we dictate.
E. Cookies and Similar Technologies
F. How Long Do We Keep Your Data?
We keep your personal data for different periods of time depending on the reason it was gathered in the first place.
(1.) Opt-in to Educational Email Content or Lead Magnets: 36 months
(2.) Waiting List: 24 months
(3.) Transaction: Four years for tax audit purposes.
(4.) Submitting Questions: Five years
(5.) Course Registrations: 36 months
If a legal claim arises involving your data, we will store and disclose that data until the matter has resolved.
G. Your Right To Ask For Corrections, Erasure, And Export Of Your Data
You have the right to control your personal data. Specifically, you have the following rights:
The right to be informed: We are informing you now with this policy.
The right of access: We’ll provide you with the data we have about you.
The right to rectification: Request we fix incorrect data about you.
The right to erasure: Request we erase certain data about you.
The right to restrict processing: Ask us to restrict certain type of processing of your personal information.
The right to data portability: Ask us to provide your personal data we have for export.
The right to object: Object to how we use your data.
Rights in relation to automated decision making and profiling: We don’t profile you, but keep in mind you have this right with other sites.
To exercise any of these rights, please contact email@example.com with your request.
H. Your Right To Withdraw Consent
Although this is mentioned above, we want to emphasize that wherever we’ve asked for your consent to collect or process your personal data, you have the right to withdraw that consent. If you receive email messages from us, you can use the “unsubscribe” link in each message to withdraw consent and stop the mailings. Alternatively, you can contact firstname.lastname@example.org with your request.
I. Do We Transfer Your Data To Third Countries?
No. We are located in the United States. Your data is collected and held here.
J. Privacy Concerns, Contacting Us, Complaints.
You can contact email@example.com with your request with any questions or requests you have about these policies or your personal data. If, after contacting us, you feel a privacy issue has not be resolved, you have the right to file a complaint with a Supervisory Authority such as the Data Protection Commissioner of Ireland.
Representative: Eddy Ancinas
PO Box 2668
Olympic Valley, CA 94146
You can also send correspondence by traditional mail to Eddy Ancinas, PO Box 2668, Olympic Valley, CA 94146
II. For Our Friends Located In California
A. Do Not Track Signals.
Pursuant to the California Online Privacy Protection Act, we hereby disclose that we do not currently honor “do not track” signals issued by browsers or other third party sources.
B. California Eraser Law.
If you are an individual under 18 and have provided personal information or content to us in some manner, you have the right to request the deletion of that information pursuant to the “California Eraser Law.” Contact us to make such a request at firstname.lastname@example.org.
III. For All Our Valued Friends Regardless of Location
B. Legal Disclosures of Personal Information.
We may process, store, and disclose personal information if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to (1) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on us, (2) protect and defend our rights or property or (3) act under exigent circumstances to protect the safety of the public or users of the site.
C. DMCA Disclosures
We comply with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998. As part of the compliance process, we may be required to disclose whatever information we have for you to a copyright holder who has submitted a complaint to us.
D. Public Comments.
You may leave comments on forum posts. Please remember that any information you provide is not private. The information can be viewed by anyone online including family, friends, the media, investigators, and potential employers conducting background checks.
E. Third Party Websites.
We link to other sites, but please keep in mind that we do not control the privacy policies of those sites. Make sure to review the policies of any such sites before providing your personal information.
F. Sale of Business
Should we sell this site or our business, your personal information will be an asset transferred to the new owner.
All the best,