Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Effective: May 6, 2019

Protecting your privacy is important to us. This privacy policy applies to https://penrodmarketing.com and informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of personal data when you use the site and the choices you have associated with that data. We use your data to provide and improve the site. By using the site, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this privacy policy. 

Collection of data

Personal data

While using the site, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you. Personally identifiable information (or personal data) may include, but is not limited to:

  • Email address
  • First name and last name
  • Cookies and usage data

When you submit your personally identifiable information on this website, you are giving your consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information as shared in this privacy policy. If you would prefer that we not collect any personally identifiable information from you, please do not provide us with any such information.

We may use the information you provide in aggregate form for internal business purposes, such as generating statistics and developing marketing plans. 

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site, we collect the data shown in the comments form as well as the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Usage data

We may also collect information on how the site is accessed and used. This usage data may include information such as your computer’s IP address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our site that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers, and other diagnostic data. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns and does not identify any individual. Except as otherwise disclosed in this privacy policy, we will not use IP addresses in combination with your personally identifiable information without your prior consent.

We may disclose any information, including personally identifiable information, that we deem necessary in our sole discretion to comply with any applicable law, regulation, legal process, or governmental request. We may also exchange information, including personally identifiable information, with other companies and organizations for credit fraud protection and risk reduction.

Cookies

We use cookies and similar tracking technologies to track the activity on our site and hold certain information. Cookies are files with small amount of data which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your device. Tracking technologies also used are beacons, tags, and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyze our site.

You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our site.

If you leave a comment on our site, you may opt-in to saving your name, email address, and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

Transfer of data

Your information, including personal data, may be transferred to—and maintained on—computers located outside of your state, province, country, or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from your jurisdiction.

If you are located outside the United States and choose to provide information to us, please note that we transfer the data, including personal data, to the United States and process it there.

Your consent to this privacy policy followed by your submission of such information represents your agreement to that transfer.

Penrod Marketing will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy and no transfer of your personal data will take place to an organization or a country unless there are adequate controls in place including the security of your data and other personal information.

Disclosure of data

Penrod Marketing may disclose your personal data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:

  • Comply with subpoenas, court orders, legal process, or other valid law enforcement measures, or at the request of governmental authorities conducting an investigation
  • Protect and defend the rights or property of Penrod Marketing
  • Prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the site
  • Protect the personal safety of users of the site or the public
  • Protect against legal liability

We may also disclose personally identifiable information to third parties in certain situations, including but not limited to:

  • In the event that we buy or sell any business or assets, in which case we may disclose your personal data to the prospective buyer or seller of such business or assets
  • If we or substantially all of our assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by us about its customers may be one of the transferred assets.

Security of data

The security of your data is important to us, but please be advised that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means and reasonable safeguards to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Retention of data

Personal data will be stored in accordance with applicable laws and kept as long as needed to carry out the purposes described in this privacy policy or as otherwise required by applicable law.

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Analytics

We may use third-party service providers to monitor and analyze the use of our site, including Google Analytics.

Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of our Service. This data is shared with other Google services. Google may use the collected data to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.

You can opt-out of having made your activity on the site available to Google Analytics by installing the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on. The add-on prevents the Google Analytics JavaScript (ga.js, analytics.js, and dc.js) from sharing information with Google Analytics about visits activity.

For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy & Terms web page: https://policies.google.com/privacy.

Links to other sites

The site may direct you to third-party content or services that are not operated by us. This includes links from advertisers, sponsors, and partners that may use the Penrod Marketing logo as part of a co-branding agreement. These other websites may send their own cookies to you, independently collect data, or solicit personal information. They may or may not have their own published privacy policies. This privacy policy applies only to the information we collect on this website. If you click on a third-party link, you will be directed to that third party’s site. We strongly advise you to review the privacy policy of every site you visit before providing any personal information.

We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party sites or services.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Your rights

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Children’s rights

Our site does not address anyone under the age of 18. We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 18. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your child has provided us with personal data, please contact us. If we become aware that we have collected personal data from a child without verification of parental consent, we take steps to remove that information from our servers.

Changes to this privacy policy

We may update our privacy policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new privacy policy on this page.

We will let you know via email and/or a prominent notice on our site, prior to the change becoming effective and update the “effective date” at the top of this privacy policy. You are advised to review this privacy policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this privacy policy are effective when they are posted on this page.

Please note that our rights to use your personally identifiable information will be based on the privacy policy in effect at the time the information is collected. It is your responsibility to review this privacy policy from time to time to be aware of any changes. Your continued use of the site after any changes to this privacy policy means you acknowledge the change and consent to the practices contained here.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this privacy policy, please email torey@penrodmarketing.com.