MelissaBolton.com (“Website”, “we”, or “us”) respects your privacy and is committed to protecting it through this Privacy Policy. This page is intended to inform you of our policies regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of personal data when you use our Website, along with the choices you have associated with that data.



This Privacy Policy governs your access to and use of MelissaBolton.com, including any content, functionality and services offered on or through MelissaBolton.com (the “Website”), whether as a guest or a registered user.



When accessing the Website, we will learn certain information about you, both automatically and through voluntary actions you may take, during your visit. This policy applies to any information we collect on the Website, via email, text, or through any other electronic messages between you and the Website.



Please read the Privacy Policy carefully before you start to use the Website. By using the Website or by clicking to accept or agree to the Terms of Use when this option is made available to you, you accept and agree to be bound and abide by the Privacy Policy. If you do not want to agree to the Privacy Policy, you must not access or use the Website.


DEFINITIONS


PERSONAL DATA is defined as any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (‘data subject’); an identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person.


USAGE DATA is defined as information that is collected automatically. It may be either generated by the use of the Website or from the Website infrastructure itself (such as the duration of time spent on a web page).


DATA SUBJECT is defined as any living individual who is the subject of Personal Data.


USER is the individual using our Website. The User corresponds to the Data Subject as well as the subject of Personal Data.


CONSENT of the data subject means any freely given, specific, informed and unambiguous indication of the data subject’s wishes by which he or she, by a statement or by a clear affirmative action, signifies agreement to the processing of personal data relating to him or her.


PROCESSING means any operation or set of operations which is performed on personal data or on sets of personal data, whether or not by automated means, such as collection, recording, organization, structuring, storage, adaptation or alteration, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination or otherwise making available, alignment or combination, restriction, erasure or destruction.


COOKIES are small text files containing unique yet anonymous identifying information stored on a User’s device for the purpose of remembering the visitor, most often for their browsing patterns.


THIRD PARTY means a natural or legal person, public authority, agency or body other than the data subject, controller, processor and persons who, under the direct authority of the controller or processor, are authorized to process personal data.


DATA CONTROLLER is any person who has a say in the collection of and the manner in which any personal data is to be collected, used, and processed.


DATA PROCESSOR also called a Service Provider, The Data Processor is as any person who processes data on behalf of the Data Controller, other than a Data Controller employee. We may employ the services of various Service Providers in an effort to process your data more effectively.


CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF 13

Any use or access by of our Website by anyone under the age of 13 is prohibited. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If you are under 13, do not use or provide any information on this Website or on or through any of forms on the Website, make any purchases through the Website, use any of the interactive or public comment features of this Website or provide any information about yourself to us whatsoever.


If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child under 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us at hello@melissabolton.com.


INFORMATION WE COLLECT ABOUT YOU

When you access the Website, we will learn certain information about you during your visit.


> Information You Provide To Us
The Website provides various places for users to provide information. We collect information that users provide by filling out forms on the Website, communicating with us via contact forms, by responding to surveys, via search queries on our search feature, through providing comments or other feedback, and by providing information when ordering a product or service through the Website.



We use information you provide to us to deliver the requested product and/or service, to improve our overall performance, and to provide you with offers, promotions, and information.


> Information We Collect Through Automatic Data Collection Technology

While using our Website, we may ask that you provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you (“Personal Data”). This may include, but is not limited to your email address, your name, and for cookies or usage data.



We may use your Personal Data to contact you with newsletters, marketing or promotional materials and other information that may be of interest to you. You may opt out of receiving any, or all, of these communications from us by following the unsubscribe link or instructions provided in any email we send.



As you navigate through our Website, we may use automatic data collection technology (including Google Analytics) to collect certain information about your Internet connection, your IP address, operating system, browser type, and browsing actions. This may include information about your location, your traffic patterns through our Website, and any communications made between your computer and our Website.



The statistical data we collect automatically will not include personal information. We use this data to improve our Website and our service offerings. Should you voluntarily provide personal information to us, our systems will associate the personal information with your automatically collected information.


USAGE OF COOKIES AND PIXELS

The Website utilizes “cookies” and server logs to collect information about how our site is used. A cookie is a very small text document, which often includes an anonymous unique identifier. You may disable cookies when visiting our Website, though some portions of the Website may not function at all, or function improperly, should you choose to do so.



Information gathered through cookies and server logs may include your IP address, your general location, the date and time of visits, time spent on your visit, pages viewed, and the websites visited immediately before and after ours.


The Website reserves the right to use technological equivalents of cookies, including social media pixels. These pixels allow social media sites to track visitors to outside websites so as to customize advertising messages users are likely to see while visiting that social media site. We reserve the right to utilize these pixels in compliance with the various social media sites’ policies.


THIRD PARTY USAGE OF COOKIES

Some content or applications, including advertisements, on the Website are served by third-parties, including advertisers, ad networks and servers, content providers, and application providers. These third parties may use cookies alone or in conjunction with other tracking technologies to collect information about you when you use our Website. The information they collect may be associated with your personal information or they may collect information, including personal information, about your online activities over time and across different websites and other online services.


We do not control these third parties’ tracking technologies or how they may be used. If you have any questions about an advertisement or other targeted content, you should contact the responsible provider directly.


EMAIL POLICIES

If you choose to correspond with us through email, we may retain the content of your email messages together with your email address and our responses. We provide the same protections for these electronic communications that we employ in the maintenance of information received online, mail, and telephone as well as when you register for our Website, sign up through any of our forms using your email address or when you make a purchase on this site.


We will maintain the information you send via email in accordance with applicable federal law. We do not sell, rent, or lease our subscription lists to third parties, and will not disclose your email address to any third parties except as allowed in the section titled ‘Disclosure of Your Information’.


Please note that email is not a secure medium of communication. Sending private or personal information to us via email is done at your own risk.


We use MailerLite to manage our email marketing subscriber list and to send emails to our subscribers. MailerLite is a third-party provider, which may process your data using industry standard technologies to help us monitor and improve our newsletter. MailerLite’s privacy policy is available at https://www.mailerlite.com/privacy-policy.


In compliance with the CAN-SPAM Act, all emails sent from our organization will clearly state who the correspondence is from and provide clear information on how to contact the sender. You can unsubscribe from our newsletter by clicking on the unsubscribe link provided at the end of any of our newsletters.


HOW AND WHY WE COLLECT INFORMATION

As a visitor to this Website, you can engage in most activities without providing any personal information. It is only when you seek to download resources and/or register for services that you are required to provide information. We use this information to track your preferences and to keep you informed about the products and services you have selected to receive and any related products and/or services.


If you are outside the European Union and voluntarily opt to receive any free resources, participate in any free training programs, or if you purchase any products sold on this Website, we will automatically subscribe you to our free email newsletter. If you do not wish to receive this newsletter, you can unsubscribe anytime using the link at the bottom of any email we send. If you ever have trouble unsubscribing, you can send an email to hello@melissabolton.com requesting to unsubscribe from future emails.


HOW WE USE THE INFORMATION THAT YOU PROVIDE TO US

We use personal information for purposes of presenting our Website and its contents to you, providing you with information as well as offers for products and services, providing you with information about your purchases, carrying out any contract between you and the Company, administering our business activities, providing customer service, and making available other items and services to our customers and prospective customers.



From time to time, we may use the information you provide to us to make you offers to purchase products and services provided by third parties in exchange for a commission to be paid to us by such third parties. Should you opt to take part in such promotions, the third parties may receive your information.



We may also use the information you provide to us to display advertisements to you that are tailored to your personal characteristics, interests, and activities.


DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION

We do not sell, rent, lease or otherwise transfer any information collected whether automatically or through your voluntary action. We may disclose your personal information to our subsidiaries, affiliates, and service providers for the purpose of providing our services to you. We may disclose your personal information to a third party when necessary to enforce our terms of service or any other agreement, including to a lawyer or collection agency. In the event of a merger, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution, or other type of sale or transfer of some or all of the Website’s assets and/or business, we may provide your information to any successor. We may disclose information when we believe in good faith that the law requires it, for the protection of our own legal rights, or when we are compelled by a court or other governmental entity to do so.


HOW WE PROTECT YOUR INFORMATION

We employ standard security protocols from reputable third-party vendors to ensure the security of both the information you provide to us and the information we collect automatically.

For site security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, the Website uses software programs to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage.


DATA SECURITY

The security of your data is extremely important to us. Understand, however, that method of electronic storage or transmission over the Internet is 100% secure. While we strive to protect your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.


Some of the information you may enter on our Website may be transmitted securely via a secure medium known as Secure Sockets Layer, or SSL. Credit Card information and other sensitive information is never collected directly by us nor transmitted via email.


POLICY CHANGES

It is our policy to post any changes we make to our privacy policy on this page. If we make material changes to how we treat our users’ personal information, we will notify you by email to the email address specified in your account and/or through a notice on the Website home page. The date the privacy policy was last revised is identified at the bottom of the page. You are responsible for ensuring we have an up-to-date active and deliverable email address for you, and for periodically visiting our Website and this privacy policy to check for any changes.


VISITORS’ GDPR RIGHTS

If you are within the European Union, you are entitled to certain information and have certain rights under the General Data Protection Regulation.


Those rights include:

  • We will retain the any information you choose to provide to us until the earlier of: (a) you asking us to delete the information, (b) our decision to cease using our existing data providers, or (c) the Website decides that the value in retaining the data is outweighed by the costs of retaining it.
  • You have the right to request access to your data that the Website stores and the rights to either rectify or erase your personal data.
  • You have the right to seek restrictions on the processing of your data.
  • You have the right to object to the processing of your data and the right to the portability of your data.
  • To the extent that you provided consent to the Website’s processing of your personal data, you have the right to withdraw that consent at any time, without affecting the lawfulness of processing based upon consent that occurred prior to your withdrawal of consent.
  • You have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority that has jurisdiction over issues related to the General Data Protection Regulation.

  • We require only the information that is reasonably required to enter into a contract with you. We will not require you to provide consent for any unnecessary processing as a condition of entering into a contract with us.


    THIRD PARTY SITES

    Our Service may contain links to outside, third party sites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third party link, you will be directed to that party’s site. Because we have no control over a third party site, we assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services, and strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of every site you visit.


    DATA RETENTION

    We will retain your information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you services, to comply with our legal obligations, to resolve disputes, and to enforce our agreements. If you wish to request that we no longer use your information to provide you services, please contact us at hello@melissabolton.com.


    CONTACT US

    We welcome your questions or comments regarding the Privacy Policy:
    Melissa Bolton
    P.O. Box 1197
    Webster, NY 14580
    Email Address: hello@melissabolton.com



    Effective as of 5/25/2018