Kiersten Fay’s web site (https://www.kierstenfay.com) and all other related web sites owned or controlled by us (collectively or individually the ‘Site’) are general audience web sites, and we do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 13 years of age.
A. COLLECTION: Collection of personally identifiable information by Kiersten Fay.
1. General. When Kiersten Fay collects personally identifiable information, such as your full name and email address, from you it is because you are voluntarily submitting personally identifiable information to us in order to register as a Member or a Subscriber, or in order to participate in activities like creating a personal profile (‘Your Profile’), sweepstakes, contests, games, surveys, forums, in connection with content or suggestions you submit to us, or because you want us to furnish you with products, services or information. We may also obtain personally identifiable information from reputable third parties.
You may also choose to voluntarily provide or store non-personally identifiable information in Your Profile (as described in Section A.1(a) below) or provide or store non-personally identifiable information on other public forums provided on our Site, including but not limited to, text, files, images, photos, video, sounds, musical works, works of authorship, private messages, chats or any other materials (collectively ‘Content’) that you choose to post to the Site (Content posted by any User is ‘User Content’). If you choose to make Your Profile or any information from Your Profile public or provide any User Content on other public forums provided on our Site, you do so at your sole discretion and risk.
Members can change their Registration Data (as defined below in Section A(1)a) and Your Profile information at any time and can control how Visitors, other Members and Kiersten Fay communicate with them by controlling their account settings, available within the ‘Edit Profile’ portion of Your Profile.
Kiersten Fay collects information from you at several different points on the Site in the manner set forth below:
(a). Member Registration and Profile: In order to access certain information and services on the Site, you must first become a Member by completing our member registration form. During the registration process you will be required to provide registration data, which may include personally identifiable information such as your name and e-mail address (such information is the ‘Registration Data’). The Registration Data will automatically become incorporated into ‘Your Profile; however, in the Your Profile section of the Site, you have the option to make such Registration Data (including, but not limited to, your personally identifiable information) public or private. You also have the option of adding certain User Content to Your Profile.
Important Information about Changing and Updating Your Profile
If Your Profile information changes you may correct, update or remove it. You can edit Your Profile information by going to the Your Profile page re-entering data and clicking the ‘Save Changes’ button.
(b). Newsletters and Special Offers: Kiersten Fay delivers interesting, stimulating and uplifting newsletters to its Subscribers on a variety of topics. If you would like to subscribe to the newsletter Kiersten Fay offers, please visit https://www.kierstenfay.com/newsletter-signup/. In order to subscribe to our newsletters, you will be required to give your e-mail address name. If you would like to change the e-mail address to which your Kiersten Fay newsletters are delivered, please visit our Contact Us page.
Unless a User has opted out of receiving such e-mails during the registration process, Kiersten Fay may occasionally send Users who provide us with their e-mail addresses information about special offers, Site updates, contests and other offerings via e-mail. We may also send information about products and offerings of our partners that we think may be of interest to our Members and Subscribers. To opt out of receiving these e-mails from us please visit our Contact Us page.
Important Information about Making Changes to or Unsubscribing to Our Newsletters
If you would like to unsubscribe from our newsletter, you may do so in any of the following ways:
(a) Managing Your Subscriptions: You may make changes to your Kiersten Fay newsletter subscriptions at any time by clicking ‘Unsubscribe’ at the bottom of our newsletter.
(b). Surveys, Contests and Quizzes: You may have the opportunity to participate in a number of surveys on our Site. We will use survey responses to guide us as we make improvements and enhancements to our Site. We also offer Users the ability to take personal assessment and other types of quizzes. We encourage you to complete surveys, personal assessments and quizzes so that we can provide you with a more personalized experience on our Site, such as featuring content and advertising that we believe are consistent with your interests. We will not use your responses for any other purpose without your prior consent.
2. Cookies. Cookies are small bits of information that the Site place on the hard drive of your computer. Cookies remember information about your activities on our Site and enable Kiersten Fay to make your visits to our Site more enjoyable. For example, cookies can store your password for easy log on to a Site you have previously visited, can save your preferences for a personalized home page. Information about your activities on our Site and other non-personally identifiable information about you may also be used to limit the online ads you encounter to those we believe are consistent with your interests.
Kiersten Fay also uses web beacons (also known as action tags or single pixel gifs) to access Kiersten Fay cookies and in connection with the services we offer through our Site. A web beacon is a transparent image placed on a web page that sends a signal when a person visits that page. This enables us to assess the popularity and effectiveness of the materials on our Site. We may also use web beacons in connection with newsletter and other e-mails we send to our Users, to let us know whether and when the e-mail was opened. No personally identifiable information is transmitted through web beacons. We also collect IP (Internet Protocol) addresses to analyze trends, administer our Site, track a user’s movement, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use.
B. NOTICE: Kiersten Fay will provide you with notice about its personally identifiable information collection practices.
When you voluntarily provide personally identifiable information to Kiersten Fay, we will make sure you are informed about who is collecting the information, how and why the information is being collected and the types of uses Kiersten Fay will make of the information.
C. CHOICE: Kiersten Fay will provide you with choices about the use of your personally identifiable information.
Kiersten Fay will not use the personally identifiable information you provide to us for purposes different from the purpose for which it was submitted, or share your personally identifiable information with third parties that are not affiliated with Kiersten Fay, unless we obtain your permission.
D. USE: Kiersten Fay’s use of personally identifiable information.
Kiersten Fay may share your personally identifiable information with companies that are affiliated with us. Provided you have given us permission, Kiersten Fay may also share your personally identifiable information with advertisers and business partners that are not affiliated with Kiersten Fay, but would like to send you information about their products and services. For example, Kiersten Fay may share your personally identifiable information with the companies who supply prizes for Kiersten Fay’s contests and may have special offers or promotions that might be of interest to Kiersten Fay users. However, you will always have the opportunity to instruct us not to share your information with third parties when personally identifiable information is collected. Moreover, we will never share your credit card information with third parties except those Kiersten Fay uses to perform tasks (such as order fulfillment and payment processing) required to complete purchases you make through Kiersten Fay Sites.
Kiersten Fay employees, agents, and contractors must have a legitimate business reason to obtain access to your personally identifiable information. Kiersten Fay may share your personally identifiable information with outside contractors or agents who help us manage our information activities (i.e., sweepstakes administration, order fulfillment, statistical analyses) but they may only use your personally identifiable information to provide Kiersten Fay with a specific service and not for any other purpose.
Kiersten Fay may also enter into agreements with outside companies that possess the technology that allows Kiersten Fay to customize the advertising and marketing messages you receive on our Site. Your non-personally identifiable information and click stream data about your activities on our Site may be shared with these companies so this customization may be accomplished. These companies will not share your information with any third party or use it for any other purpose. Anonymous click stream and demographic information may also be shared with Kiersten Fay’s advertisers and business partners.
There may be instances when Kiersten Fay may disclose personally identifiable information without providing you with a choice in order to protect the legal rights of Kiersten Fay, other entities of Kiersten Fay, Inc. or their employees, agents and contractors; to protect the safety and security of visitors to our Site; to protect against fraud or for risk management purposes; or to comply with the law or legal process. In addition, if Kiersten Fay sells all or part of its business or makes a sale or transfer of assets or is otherwise involved in a merger or business transfer, Kiersten Fay may transfer your personally identifiable information to a third party as part of that transaction.
E. SECURITY: Kiersten Fay protects the security of personally identifiable information.
Kiersten Fay uses reasonable administrative, technical, personnel and physical measures to safeguard personally identifiable information in its possession against loss, theft and unauthorized use, disclosure or modification. In addition, Kiersten Fay uses reasonable methods to make sure that personally identifiable information is accurate, up-to-date and appropriately complete. However, no security system is impenetrable. Kiersten Fay cannot warrant or guarantee the security of its servers, nor can it guarantee that information that you supply will not be intercepted while being transmitted to Kiersten Fay over the Internet.
F. ACCESS: How to access, correct, or delete your personally identifiable information.
Whenever possible, Members and Subscribers may review the personally identifiable information we maintain about them in our records. We will take reasonable steps to correct any personally identifiable information a Member or Subscriber informs us of in writing is incorrect. If you are a Member, you can view, change and remove your personally identifiable information, Member preferences and Your Profile information by logging into your account and accessing your ‘Profile.’ Section A(1)(b) above describes how to change your subscriptions preferences.
If for any reason you want Kiersten Fay to stop using your personally identifiable information, Kiersten Fay will honor that request; however, Kiersten Fay will retain any record of your personally identifiable information that is necessary to comply with applicable federal, state or local law. Keep in mind, moreover, that there will be residual information that will remain within Kiersten Fay’s databases, access logs, and other records, which may or may not contain such personally identifiable information. Even after removal of personally identifiable information and User Content by you or Kiersten Fay, personally identifiable information and User Content may still be viewable in cached and archived pages or if another User has stored your User Content.