EllieStrand.com is an American website offered as a contact point for business-to-business (B2B) correspondence. As of this writing, May 2018, we do not collect personal information. However, if the situation changes, the following is our policy regarding private personal information.
Maintaining the security of all data is our priority as is respecting your privacy rights. EllieStrand.com pledges to handle all data fairly and legally. We are also dedicated to data transparency. This policy applies whenever or wherever you access EllieStrand.com.
EllieStrand.com uses your personal data to make the website available to you, to manage your account and verify your identity. If you agree, we will use your personal data to contact you via email about promotional offers and products and services which may interest you as a subscriber to a blog about ME. We may use your email address and name for market research to better understand your needs and to enable customer service if you have a complaint or suggestion for improvement.
Additionally, your personal information may be used to help with crime and fraud prevention, detection and related purposes and if we have a legal right or duty to use or disclose your information.
You can opt out of receiving promotional communications sent directly to your email address by setting or changing your communication preferences, unsubscribing via the email link or contacting EllieStrand.com through channels explained in this policy.
In order to make certain services available to you, we may need to share your personal data with some of our service partners in the areas of IT and marketing. We allow service partners to handle your personal data only after we are assured they apply and maintain appropriate data protection and security controls. We have contractual obligations for service providers relating to data protection and security which limit their use of your data to provide services and for no other purpose.
Other than those above, we will not disclose your personal data to any other third party, except as set out below.
It may sometimes be necessary to share your data outside the USA. This typically occurs when service providers are located in other North American countries or the European Union. If this happens, we will ensure that the transfer is compliant with data protection laws and that your personal information will be secure.
Additionally, we will not retain your personal information any longer than is necessary. Different retention periods apply for different types of data, however, the longest retention period for personal data is usually six years.
EllieStrand.com will not ask you to confirm bank account or credit card details via email. If you receive such an email, please do not respond as this is a phishing expedition.
If you use a device (computer, smartphone, Kindle, etc.) in a public location we recommend that you log out and close the browser when you complete an online session.
Additionally, keep your passwords private and do not use one password on multiple sites. Passwords longer than eight characters and containing letters and numbers are most secure. A password manager is an excellent choice for managing your online activity.
You have the following rights:
EllieStrand.com collects and uses customers’ personal data because is it necessary for the pursuit of our legitimate interests (as set out below) and complying with our legal obligations.
In general, we only rely on consent as a legal basis for processing personal data in relation to sending direct marketing communications to customers via email or text message.
Blog subscribers have the right to withdraw consent at any time. Where consent is the only legal basis for processing, we will cease to process data after consent is withdrawn.
The normal legal basis for processing customer data is that it is necessary for the legitimate interests of EllieStrand.com including:
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The main purposes for which cookies are used are:
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This policy was last updated on May 22, 2018.