Collection of Personal Information
If the Blog offers certain optional online tools such as feed subscriptions, shares, contests, polls, tell-a-friend, etc., it will require users to register or to subscribe in order to enable the utilization of these tools of the Blog. In these always optional cases Blog will collect personal information such as your name and e-mail address, mailing address and phone number to send notifications related to the Blog’s services.
Consent and Security
It is your choice whether or not you provide your registration information to the Blog but registration information is required in order for the Blog to provide you with the online tools that require registration.
Cookies and Log Files
The Blog’s host, TypePad, may place a text file called a “cookie” in the browser files of your computer. Cookies can be used to provide you with tailored information from the Blog. You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether or not to accept it. TypePad also records information that your web browser sends whenever you visit any website, such as your Internet Protocol address.
The Blog uses a variety of technical tools provided by its host and third parties for tracking purposes, including web beacons. Web beacons are small pieces of data that are embedded in images on the pages of websites. The Blogger uses these tools to analyze the traffic patterns on the Blog, such as the frequency with which our users visit various parts of the Blog. These technical methods and tools may involve the transmission of information either directly to us or to another party authorized by us to collect information on our behalf. Information from use of these technical methods and tools may be collected by the third parties in a form that is personally identifiable.
Use of Personal Information
The Blog guarantees that none of the personal and registration information collected within the Blog or by authorized third parties is ever publicly displayed within the Blog.
The Blog will never use email addresses to send information with updates about the Blog without first asking its users to opt into such feature on the Blog. Even after opting in, users may choose to stop receiving emails at any time by following the links contained within the emails to Unsubscribe.
Any material that you voluntarily post to Comments or any other public discussion areas can be accessed by the public and can in turn be used by those people to send you unsolicited communications. You are solely responsible for the content of any material you post.
Disclosure or Sharing of Information
Except as otherwise described in this privacy statement, the Blog will not disclose personal information to any third party unless we believe that disclosure is necessary: (1) to conform to legal requirements or to respond to a subpoena, search warrant or other legal process received by Blog, whether or not a response is required by applicable law; (2) to enforce The Frustrated CFO Terms & Conditions Agreement or to protect the Blogger’s rights; or (3) to protect the safety of members of the public and users of the Blog. The Blog reserves the right to transfer personal information to a successor in interest that acquires rights to that information as a result of the sale of Blog to that successor in interest.
Use of Usage Information
Your usage information in statistical form may be disclosed internally within the Blog and in aggregated impersonal form to third parties. For example, the Blog may disclose usage information in order to better understand which parts of the Site users are visiting, to improve the content of the Blog, and for marketing, advertising, or research purposes.
Third-party Advertisers, Links to Other Sites
Surveys and Contests
The Blog may invite users to participate in surveys or contests. User’s participation in these surveys or contests is completely voluntary. The information collected from surveys and contests may be used to identify aggregate demographic characteristics of users to improve our readership, for marketing purposes, for industry reporting purposes, and/or to notify the winners and award prizes. Subject to the user’s preferences, such information also may be shared with third-party sponsors of such surveys or contests.
Our Commitment To Children’s' Privacy
Protecting the privacy of children and young adults is especially important. For that reason, the Blog does not knowingly collect or maintain personally identifiable information or non-personally-identifiable information on the Blog from persons under 18 years of age, and no part of the Blog is directed to persons under 18. In accordance with The Frustrated CFO’s Terms & Conditions Agreement all users must be over the age of 18. If you are under 18 years of age, then please do not use or access the Blog at any time or in any manner. If the Blog learns that personally identifiable information of persons under 18 years of age has been collected on the Site without verified parental consent, then the Blog will take appropriate steps to delete this information.
Your California Privacy Rights
California Civil Code Section 1798.83 as applicable permits customers who are California residents to request certain information regarding its disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please send an e-mail to The.Frustrated.CFO@gmail.com.