Privacy Policy

Last modified on June 16, 2018.

Thank you for visiting this website. We understand the importance that Internet users place on privacy, and this Privacy Policy sets out our commitment to protecting the privacy of your personal information that we collect through sweetempowerment.com (the “Website”) or directly from you from other sources, being the person, organization or entity that uses our website (referred to as “you” or “your”).

Please read this Privacy Policy before using this site or submitting any personal information. By using this website, you accept the privacy practices contained in this Privacy Policy. These privacy practices may change from time to time, but any changes will be posted. You are encouraged to review the Privacy Policy whenever you visit the website to make sure you understand how any personal information you provide will be used. Contact us if you have any questions – our contact details are at the end of this Privacy Policy.

This Privacy Policy, along with our Term & Conditions, governs your use of this website. By using sweetempowerment.com (the “Website”), or by accepting the Terms of Use (via opt-in, checkbox, pop-up, or clicking an email link confirming the same), you agree to be bound by our terms and this Privacy Policy.

Your providing us with personal information indicates that you have had sufficient opportunity to access this Privacy Policy and that you have read and accepted it. You can unsubscribe at the bottom of any email from Sweet Empowerment, or contact us at sweetempowerment(at)gmail(dot)com.

We recognize the importance of protecting your privacy and our policy is designed to assist you in understanding how we collect, use, and safeguard the personal Information you provide to us and to assist you in making informed decisions when using our websites. This policy will be continuously assessed against new technologies, business practices, and our customers’ needs.

If you do not wish to provide personal information to us, then you do not have to do so, however it may affect your use of this website or any products and services offered on it.

 

INFORMATION WE COLLECT

In order to serve our customers, we collect information from you so we can provide you with a positive experience when utilizing our website or content. We will only collect the minimum amount of information necessary for us to fulfill our obligation to you.

The personal information and data we may collect include names, addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, date of birth, preferences and opinions, business ideas, and credit card information when such information is voluntarily submitted by our visitors when you sign up for any of our newsletters, respond to a survey, register for a class, or purchase a product or service (free or paid).

Please  note that  the information  above (“Personal Data”)  that you are giving to us  is voluntarily, and by you providing  this information to us you are giving consent for us to use, collect and process  this Personal Data. You are welcome to opt-out or request for us to delete your Personal Data at any point by contacting us at sweetempowerment(at)gmail(dot)com.

 

OTHER INFORMATION WE COLLECT

Cookies – We may use cookies to deliver content that is specific to your interests. Cookies are text files that are used by your computer’s web browser to store your preferences and enable us to enhance your user experience with our web site.
IP Addresses – We may use your IP address to help prevent fraud, to help diagnose problems with our server, to gather broad demographic information, and to offer you products and services.

Third Party Websites – This website and/or the products and/or services offered herein may direct you to websites that are owned and/or controlled by third parties. We have no control over those third parties and are not responsible for the content or the privacy practices of those sites or companies.

WHAT WE DO WITH INFORMATION WE COLLECT

Contact  You – We  may contact you with information that you provide to us  based on these lawful grounds  for processing: 1. We may contact you if you give us your clear, unambiguous, affirmative consent to contact you. 2. We will contact you under our contractual obligation to deliver goods or services you purchase from us. 3. We may contact you if we feel you have a legitimate interest in hearing from us. For example, if you sign up for a webinar, we may send you marketing emails based on the content of that webinar. You will always have the option to opt out of any of our emails.

Process  Payments – We will use the Personal Data you give to us to process your payment for the purchase of goods or services under a contract.  We only use third party payment processors that take the utmost care in securing data and comply with the GDPR.

Targeted  Social Media  Advertisements – We may use the data you provide to us to run social media advertisements and /or create look-alike audiences for advertisements.

Share  with Third  Parties – We may share your information with trusted third parties such as our newsletter provider in order to contact you via email, our merchant accounts to process payments, and Google / social media accounts in order to run advertisements and our affiliates.

Viewing  by Others – Note that whenever you voluntarily make your Personal Data available for viewing by others online through this Website or its content, it may  be seen, collected and used by others, and therefore, we cannot be responsible for any unauthorized or improper use of the information that you voluntarily share (i.e., sharing a comment on a blog post, posting in a Facebook group that we manage, sharing details on a group coaching call, etc.).

Submission, Storage, Sharing and Transferring of Personal Data – Personal  Data that  you provide to us is stored internally or through a data management system.  Your Personal Data will only be accessed by those who help to obtain, manage or store that information, or who have a legitimate need to know such Personal Data (i.e.,  our hosting provider, newsletter provider, payment processors or team members).  It is important to note that we may transfer data internationally. For users in the European Union, please be aware that we transfer Personal Data outside of the European Union. By using our Website and providing us with your Personal Data, you consent to these transfers in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Data  Retention – We  retain your Personal Data for the minimum amount of time necessary to provide you with the information and / or services that you requested from us. We may include certain Personal Data for longer periods of time if necessary for legal, contractual and accounting obligations.

We may also use your personal information, transfer your personal information, and/or sell your personal information for any legal purpose, including, without limitation: (1) to validate your compliance with the terms and conditions; (2) for content improvement and feedback purposes. We may share the Information collected with joint venture partners, affiliates, agents, current or prospective business partners, businesses under common control, third-party businesses or partners participating in administering our programs or services, or to those providing business functions such as technical support, customer service, marketing assistance, etc. These businesses will only have access to information as necessary to perform their functions and to the extent permitted by law.

When your information is provided to third parties, these third parties may include providers of direct marketing services and applications. We or these third parties may supplement the information we collect online with outside records to enhance our ability to serve you, to tailor our content to you, and/or to offer you targeted advertising and other opportunities to purchase products and services that we believe may be of interest to you.We will NEVER share your credit card information with third parties unless you have given us explicit permission to do so, such as to fulfill a third party offer that you have accepted from us. By permitting us to collect this information, you will be able to receive free information on products and services that may be of interest to you. You also enable us to personalize your experience with us so that we can provide you with the highest quality of service. By submitting your email address on this website, you agree to receive email from us and our third-party advertisers. We, and our third-party advertisers, may maintain separate email lists for different purposes. You can cancel your participation in any of these email lists at any time by clicking the opt-out link or unsubscribe option that is included in the respective email. We only send emails to people who have authorized us to contact them, either directly, or through a third party. We do not send unsolicited commercial emails, because we hate spam as much as you do.

In addition, you agree that by submitting your email address on this web site and/or registering to receive the product and/or service offered herein, such act constitutes a purchase, an inquiry, and/or an application for the purposes of the Amended Telemarketing Sales Rule (ATSR), 16 CFR ‘310 et seq. and any applicable state and local “do not call” regulations. We and our third-party advertisers retain the right to contact you via telemarketing in accordance with the ATSR and the applicable state regulations.

 

THIRD PARTY ACTIONS

We do not control and are not liable for the actions of our third-party marketers or advertisers. We pride ourselves in working with quality companies but have no control over the actions of those third parties. While we are not liable for any of the actions of those third parties, you should feel free to give us feedback from time to time on your experiences with any third parties to whom we work with so that we may enhance our future service to all customers.

 

CHILDREN’S ONLINE PRIVACY PROTECTION ACT COMPLIANCE

We  do not  collect any  information from  anyone under 18 years of age in compliance with  COPPA (Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act) and the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation of the EU). Our Website and its content is directed to individuals who are at least 18 years old or older.

 

NOTIFICATION OF CHANGES

We  may use  your Personal  Data, such as your contact information, to inform you of changes to the Website or its content, or, if requested, to send you additional information about us. We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to change, modify or otherwise alter our Website, its content and this Privacy Policy at any time. Such changes and/or modifications shall become effective immediately upon posting our updated Privacy Policy. Please review this Privacy Policy periodically. Continued use of any of information obtained through or on the Website or its content following the posting of changes and/or modifications constituted acceptance of the revised Privacy Policy. Should there be a material change to our Privacy Policy, we will contact you via email or by a prominent note on our Website.

 

DATA CONTROLLER AND PROCESSORS

We  are the  data controllers as we are collecting and using your Personal Data. We use trusted third parties as our data processors for technical and organizational purposes, including for payments and email marketing.  We use reasonable efforts to make sure our data  processors are GDPR compliant.

 

COMMITMENT TO DATA SECURITY

All information collected from you is stored in a technically and physically secure environment. We use SSL encryption to protect sensitive information online, and we do everything we can to protect user information offline. Unfortunately, no transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we take reasonable measures to protect your information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of the information that you transmit to us, and you do so at your own risk.

 

CONTACT INFORMATION

We strive to provide excellent products, along with equally excellent customer service. If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or our practices, please feel free to contact us:

Kristen Brown

Email: Kristen(at)sweetempowerment(dot)com