Privacy Policy

nancybentz.com (“Website”) is governed by the following Privacy Policy.

We respect your privacy and are committed to protecting it. The purpose of this Privacy Policy is to inform you what information we may collect and how it may be used. This statement only applies to this Website.

WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT AND HOW IS IT USED?

  •  Information You Voluntarily Submit to the Website: We may collect personal information from you such as your name or email address. For example, you may voluntarily submit information to the Website by leaving a comment, subscribing to a newsletter, or submitting a contact form.
  •  Information We Collect from Others: We do not receive information about you from other sources, including third-party software through this site.
  •  Automatically-Collected Information: We automatically collect certain information about you and the device with which you access the Website. For example, when you use the Website, we will log your IP address, operating system type, browser type, referring website, pages you viewed, and the dates/times when you accessed the Website. We may also collect information about actions you take when using the Website, such as links clicked.
  •  Cookies: We may log information using cookies, which are small data files stored on your browser by the Website. We may use both session cookies, which expire when you close your browser, and persistent cookies, which stay on your browser until deleted, to provide you with a more personalized experience on the Website.

HOW YOUR INFORMATION MAY BE USED

We may use the information collected in the following ways:

  • To operate and maintain the Website;
  • To send you promotional information, such as newsletters. Each email promotion will provide information on how to opt-out of future mailings (unsubscribe feature at bottom of mailing);
  • To send you administrative communications, such as administrative emails, confirmation emails, technical notices, updates on policies, or security alerts;
  • To respond to your comments or inquiries;
  • To provide you with user support;
  • To protect, investigate, and deter against unauthorized or illegal activity.

THIRD-PARTY USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

We may share your information with third parties when you explicitly authorize us to share your information.

Additionally, the Website may use third-party service providers to service various aspects of the Website. Each third-party service provider’s use of your personal information is dictated by their respective privacy policies. The Website currently uses the following third-party service providers:

  • Google Analytics – this service tracks Website usage and provides information such as referring websites and user actions on the Website. Google Analytics may capture your IP address, but no other personal information is captured by Google Analytics.
  • Black Chicken Host – this service is used as Website service provider (server host) for internet accessibility, and ensuring proper functionality of Website as appropriate.
  • ManageWP – this service is used by Website to monitor and maintain WordPress website blog. No personal information is disclosed; spam email is identified and eliminated; Website backups are conducted on a 24-hour basis to save current Website contents.
  • Mailchimp.com – this service is used for delivery of email updates and newsletters. We store your name and email address for purposes of delivering such communications.
  • gretchenlouise.com – this service is used for Website development, appearance and setup of Website navigation, and ensuring Website software is operating correctly as appropriate.

At this time, your personal information is not shared with any other third-party applications. This list may be amended from time to time in the Website’s sole discretion.

Except when required by law, we will not sell, distribute, or reveal your email addresses or other personal information without your consent; however, we may disclose or transfer personal information collected through the Website to third parties who acquire all or a portion of our business, which may be the result of a merger, consolidation, or purchase of all or a portion of our assets, or in connection with any bankruptcy or reorganization proceeding brought by or against us.

PUBLICLY VISIBLE INFORMATION

If you leave a comment on the website, certain information may be publicly visible such as your name, Gravatar, and/or your website. Your email address is never publicly visible on the Website.

COOKIES

The Website uses cookies to record user-specific information on what pages users access or visit. Cookies may also be used by third-party services, such as Google Analytics, as described herein.

Users may, at any time, prevent the setting of cookies, by the Website, by using a corresponding setting of your internet browser and may thus permanently deny the setting of cookies. Furthermore, already set cookies may be deleted at any time via an Internet browser or other software programs. This is possible in all popular Internet browsers. However, if users deactivate the setting of cookies in your Internet browser, not all functions of our Website may be entirely usable.

ADVERTISING

Website does not currently engage in advertising or use of third-party advertising companies.

NEWSLETTERS AND BLOG POSTS

On the Website, you may subscribe to our newsletter and blog posts. All newsletters and blog posts sent may contain tracking pixels. The pixel is embedded in emails and allows an analysis of the success of email campaigns. Because of these tracking pixels, we may see if and when you open an email and which links within the email you click. Also, this allows the Website to adapt the content of future newsletters to the interests of the user. This behavior will not be passed on to third parties.

RIGHTS RELATED TO YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

Opt-out – You may opt-out of future email communications by following the unsubscribe links in our emails. You may also notify us at nanc.bentz@gmail.com to be removed from our mailing list.

Access – You may access the personal information we have about you by submitting a request to nanc.bentz@gmail.com.

Amend – You may contact us at nanc.bentz@gmail.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 nanc.bentz@gmail.com.

Please note that we may need to retain certain information for recordkeeping purposes or to complete transactions, or when required by law.

SENSITIVE PERSONAL INFORMATION

At no time should you submit sensitive personal information to the Website. If inquiring about counseling or coaching needs, our business emails are provided for this purpose through the Contact page. Sensitive information that should NOT be submitted to the Website includes your social security number, information regarding race or ethnic origin, political opinions, health information, religious beliefs, or criminal background. If you elect to submit such information to us via the Website, it will be subject to this Privacy Policy.

CHILDREN’S INFORMATION

The Website does not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 16. If a parent or guardian believes that the Website has personally identifiable information of a child under the age of 16 in its database, please contact us immediately at nanc.bentz@gmail.com and we will use our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.

CONTACT INFORMATION

At any time, please contact us at nanc.bentz@gmail.com for questions related to this Privacy Policy.

Special thanks to Businessese for Website Privacy Policy template.

~ Nancy Bentz, Life Coach │ Shammah Ministries

Last updated: May 17, 2018

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