Privacy Policy

PRIVACY POLICY

Effective Date: Jan. 1, 2017

We respect your privacy and are committed to protecting it. We value you as a reader, customer, and friend, and offer this transparent description of how we may collect and use information that may or may not be traced back to you.

This Privacy Policy only applies to this Website and associated domains as listed below. This Website may contain third-party links to other websites, which are not governed by this policy.

This Privacy Policy discloses our practices regarding information collection and usage for the websites located at TheCheerioTrail.com, CheerioTrail.com 6cries.com, 6criesoftheheart.com, Pray2017.com, RevivalPray.com, SheSeesTruth.com, and the related mobile websites, and (collectively, the “Websites”).

Christi Gee owns and operates the main site (TheCheerioTrail.com) and all related websites listed above. All references to “we,” “us,” this “website(s),” or this “site” is synonymous with Christi Gee and websites / domains listed above.

By using or accessing the Websites and our services you signify your agreement to be bound by this Privacy Policy. To review how we modify this policy, as well as material modifications and their effective dates, scroll to the bottom of the page.

THE TYPES OF INFORMATION WE COLLECT

We will only use your personally identifiable information as described below, unless you have specifically consented to another type of use, either at the time the personally identifiable information is collected from you or through some other form of consent.

A. PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION

We may receive and store information that you voluntarily submit through the Website at the time you submit it for the purpose of subscribing to the Website to receive newsletters and other free resources, for the purpose of leaving comments on blog posts, or administering sweepstakes, contests or promotions. Personal Information that we collect may vary with the each sign-up or registration

Examples of information collected for this purpose are your name, email address, website URL, and IP address. This information is only captured when you voluntarily enter or opt-in and enter this information for collection. We may also collect your mailing address when you provide it to receive a gift or promotion.

In addition, we collect personal information from all communications with site visitors including without limitation, text messages, faxes, telephone calls, and regular “snail mail”, as well as from third-party outside sources including database vendors. Furthermore, information may be collected (either intentionally or unintentionally) when you reply or respond to an email.

B. NON-PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE OR AGGREGATE INFORMATION

The information we collect is used to customize the content and/or layout of our page for each individual visitor. When you access our site, we may automatically collect non-personally identifiable information from you, such as IP host address, web pages viewed, browser type, operating system, referring service, search information, device type, page views, usage and browsing habits and similar data.

We may also aggregate demographic information collected from our users (such as the number of users in a particular geographical location) in a manner that does not identify any one individual. We may also aggregate information collected offline in connection with the Websites, obtain non-personally identifiable information from third party sources and develop aggregate information by anonymizing previously collected personally identifiable information.

It is possible at times when collecting non-personally identifiable information through automatic means that we may unintentionally collect or receive personally identifiable information that is mixed in with the non-personally identifiable information. While we will make reasonable efforts to prevent such incidental data collection, the possibility still exists. If you believe that we have inadvertently collected your personal information, please notify us as provided under CONTACT US below.

HOW WE USE THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT

A. GENERAL DISCLOSURE

We reserve the right to disclose your Personal Information as described below. We reserve the right to disclose and/or use Usage Data and non-personally identifiable or aggregate information for any purposes permitted by law. This non-personally identifiable data may be shared with any number of parties, provided that such information shall not specifically identify you.

B. TO PROVIDE SERVICE

We may share your personally identifiable information collected in connection with providing the services we offer.
We may use your personally identifiable information to respond to your inquires or requests.
We may use your personally identifiable information to send you emails from time to time about our services, but we will not provide your personally identifiable information to third parties for them to contact you directly unless otherwise permitted by this Privacy Policy or you provide your consent.

C. THIRD PARTIES

We may share your personally identifiable information with third parties to further the purpose of these Websites.

1-VENDORS

For example, currently, the Website uses the services of Convert Kit and Mailer Lite for delivery of email updates and newsletters. Convert Kit’s and Mailer Lite’s use of your personal information is subject to their respective Privacy Policies. We urge you to read the privacy practices of all of our Third Party Vendors before submitting any personally identifiable information through the Service.

2-SERVICE PROVIDERS

We may share your personally identifiable information and usage data with the service providers in whom we have placed trust or contracted to assist with the operation and maintenance of this site.This may include, but is not limited to, third parties to process payments, host our servers, provide security, and provide analytic and reporting functions. Such providers will be given access to your information only as is reasonably necessary to provide the services for which they are contracted.

3-JOINT VENTURES

We may participate with another company or individual for purposes of jointly promoting our products, services, promotions or theirs. We reserve the right to disclose your personally identifiable information to them for purposes of compensation, transaction processing, fulfillment, and support, and for purposes of offering you other products, services, promotions, and contests.

4-LAW OR LEGAL PROCESS

We may disclose personally identifiable information as required by law or legal process.
We may disclose personally identifiable information to investigate suspected fraud, harassment or other violations of any law, rule or regulation, or the terms or policies for our services or our sponsors.

5-SUCCESSION

We may transfer your personally identifiable information in connection with the sale or merger or change of control of TheCheerioTrail.com or the division responsible for the services with which your personally identifiable information is associated.

D. CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS

Under California Law SB 27, California residents have the right to receive, once a year, information about third parties with whom we have shared information about you or your family for their marketing purposes during the previous calendar year, and a description of the categories of personal information shared. To make such a request, please send an email to the email address provided in our contact information below and include the phrase “California Privacy Request” in the subject line, the domain name of the Website you are inquiring about, along with your name, address and email address. We will respond to you within thirty days of receiving such a request.

COOKIES, WEB BEACONS, & SIMILAR TECHNOLOGIES

In order to provide better service for our site, we may use the following technology to collect and store usage data about your preferences. We may also employ this technology from third parties in order to help us compile aggregated statistics regarding the effectiveness of our promotional campaigns or other operations of our site. This includes 3rd-party tracking pixels to allow us to reach our website visitors on other platforms (such as ads on Pinterest and Facebook).

“Cookies” are pieces of information that may be placed on your computer by a service for the purpose of facilitating and enhancing your communication and interaction with that service. Many services use cookies for these purposes.

Web Beacons are used to assist in delivering cookies, and they allow us to count users who have visited pages of our site. We may include these in email correspondence through the providers listed above to determine whether messages have been opened and / or clicked.

We may use cookies, web beacons, clear gifs, tags, and other similar technologies on our Websites and in our email marketing to customize your visit and for other purposes to make your experience more tailored and convenient or to enable us to enhance our services or products.

We may also use and place cookies (and similar items) on your computer from our third party service providers in connection with the Website, such as an analytics provider that helps us manage and analyze usage, as described more fully below.

In addition, our advertisers and business partners may set cookies and similar items on your computer when you use our Websites.

DISABLING COOKIES & DO NOT TRACK REQUESTS

You may stop or restrict the placement of cookies on your computer or flush them from your browser by adjusting your web browser preferences, in which case you may still use our Website, but it may interfere with some of its functionality.

Cookies and similar items are NOT used by us to automatically retrieve personally identifiable information from your computer without your knowledge.

If you delete your cookies, change browsers or use a different cookie, our cookie (or an opt-out cookie) may no longer work and you will have to reenter (or opt-out) again.

ANALYTICS AND CONVERSION TRACKING

A. INFORMATION COMPILED IN ANALYTICS

When you access the Website or open one of our HTML emails, we may automatically record certain information from your system by using cookies and other types of tracking technologies. This “automatically collected” information may include Internet Protocol address (“IP Address”), a unique user ID, device type, device identifiers, browser types and language, referring and exit pages, platform type, version of software installed, system type, the content and pages that you access, the number of clicks, the amount of time spent on pages, the dates and times that you visited, and other similar information.

This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual. Depending on the law of your country of residence, your IP address may legally be considered personally identifiable information.

B. ANALYTICS SERVICE PROVIDERS

We may use analytics services that use cookies, javascript and similar technologies to help us analyze how users use the Websites. The information generated by these services about your usage (using the information described above) is transmitted to and stored by analytics service providers on their servers.

Those service providers will use this information for the purpose of evaluating user behavior, compiling reports for us on website activity and providing other services relating to website activity and Internet usage.

For example, we use cookies on our site for Google Analytics, a web-based analytics tool that helps website owners understand how visitors engage with their website. This allows website owners (including us) to view a variety of reports about how visitors interact with the website so that it can be improved. This is accomplished with first-party cookies to track visitor activity on the Website.

Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. These cookies are used to store information, such as the time that the current visit occurred, whether the visitor has been to the site before and what site referred the visitor to the web page.

The Analytics Service collects information anonymously. They report website trends without identifying individual visitors. You can opt out of the Analytics Service without affecting how you visit our site. For more information on opting out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites you use, visit https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

We may also use Google conversion tracking and/or similar services to help us understand the behavior and preferences of Website visitors.

C. SOCIAL MEDIA AND OTHER SERVICES

Personally identifiable information which you voluntarily include and transmit online on the Website or in any publicly accessible blog, chat room, social media platform or otherwise online, or that you share in an open forum such as an in-person panel or survey, may be viewed and used by others without any restrictions.

We are unable to control such uses of your personally identifiable information, and by using our Website, connecting with our Social Media accounts, or any other online services we employ, you assume the risk that the personally identifiable information provided by you may be viewed and used by third parties for any number of purposes.
Once such information is shared, the use of your information will be subject to that service’s privacy policy and this Privacy Policy will not apply.

If you connect to a third-party service such as Facebook or Twitter through an icon or link on our Website otherwise link your accounts with a third party service, we may share the contents of your post and associated information (such as your user name, the fact that your connection originated from the Website, and other relevant usage and diagnostic information) with such third party.

We may use any comments left on our Social Media platforms, blog comments, or other contact in materials we choose. Although it is our current practice to use first names and last initial only (or less), we reserve the right to use screenshots or reprints of any message you voluntarily submit with the full identifying credentials as you entered them on the Website, Social Media, or other connected service.

SECURITY AND PROTECTION

A. DATA SECURITY

The security of your personally identifiable information is very important to us. When we collect your personally identifiable information online, we use reasonable efforts to protect it from unauthorized access. However, due to the inherent open nature of the Internet, we cannot guarantee that your personally identifiable information will be completely free from unauthorized access by third parties such as hackers and your use of our Website demonstrates your assumption of this risk.

We have put in place reasonable physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard the information we collect. Only those employees who need access to your information in order to perform their duties are authorized to have access to your personally identifiable information. For more information on protecting your privacy, please visit www.ftc.gov/privacy.

B. PROTECTION FOR CHILDREN

We are committed to preserving online privacy for all our website visitors. All Websites and domains owned by Christi Gee are general audience sites. In compliance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), we will not knowingly collect any information from, or sell to, children under the age of 13.

If we become aware that personally identifiable information from a child under 13 has been collected without such child’s parent or guardian’s consent, we will use all reasonable efforts to delete such information from our database.

If you are a parent or guardian who has discovered that your child under the age of 13 has submitted his or her personally identifiable information without your permission or consent, we will remove the information from our active list, at your request. To request the removal of your child’s information, please contact our site as provided below under CONTACT US and be sure to include in your message the same login information that your child submitted.

C. OPT-OUT PROCESS

All unsubscribe or opt-out requests may be made by clicking the “unsubscribe” link at the bottom of the relevant email. We will process your request within a reasonable time after receipt.

However, we are not responsible for, and in some cases we are incapable of, removing your personally identifiable information from the lists of any third party who has previously been provided your information in accordance with this Privacy Policy or your consent. You should contact such third parties directly.

If you would like to update or correct any personally identifiable information that you have provided to us, please contact our site as provided below under CONTACT US and once we confirm your information, we will update such information within a reasonable amount of time.

FINAL DISCLAIMERS AND NOTIFICATIONS

A. OTHER SERVICES

As a convenience to you, we may provide links to third-party Services from within our Website. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of these third-party sites. When you click away from our Website, you do so at your own risk.

B. COMMUNICATIONS WITH THECHEERIOTRAIL.COM AND CHRISTI GEE

By providing your contact information to us (including, without limitation, your email address, physical address, and phone number) (collectively the “Channels”) to us, you expressly consent to receive communications from us. We may use the Channels to communicate with you, to send information that you have requested or to send information about other products or services developed or provided by us or our business partners, provided that, we will not give your contact information to another party to promote their products or services directly to you without your consent or as set forth in this Privacy Policy.

By providing your phone number to us, you expressly consent to receive phone calls and/or text messages from us. We will not give your phone number to another party to promote their products or services directly to you without your consent or as set forth in this Privacy Policy.

Any phone calls and/or text messages delivered to your phone or device may cause you to incur extra data, text messaging, or other charges from your wireless carrier. MESSAGE AND DATA RATES MAY APPLY. You are solely responsible for any carrier charges incurred as a result of phone and/or text communications from this Website or Christi Gee.

Any communication or material you transmit to us by email or otherwise, including any data, questions, comments, suggestions, or the like is, and will be treated as, non-confidential and nonproprietary. Except to the extent expressly covered by this Privacy Policy, we may use anything you transmit or post for any purpose, including but not limited to, reproduction, disclosure, transmission, publication, broadcast and posting.

Furthermore, you expressly agree that we are free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how, or techniques contained in any communication you send to us, as well as any data developed using the content of such communication, without compensation and for any purpose whatsoever, including but not limited to, developing, manufacturing and marketing products and services using such information.

C. NO RIGHTS OF THIRD PARTIES

This Privacy Policy does not create rights enforceable by third parties, nor does it require disclosure of any personal information relating to users of the Service.

D. SITE TERMS OF USE

Use of this Service is governed by, and subject to, the Terms of Use located here (the “Terms”). This Privacy Policy is incorporated into the Terms. Your use, or access, of the Website constitutes your agreement to be bound by these provisions.

IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THE TERMS AND THIS PRIVACY POLICY YOU MAY NOT ACCESS OR OTHERWISE USE THE WEBSITE OR SERVICES PROVIDED BY CHRISTI GEE.

E. SERVERS

By using the Website, you freely and specifically give us your consent to store and process any personally identifiable information in our servers located in the United States or in any other country in which we, or our affiliates or agents, maintain facilities.

You understand that data stored in the United States may be subject to lawful requests by the courts or law enforcement authorities in the United States.

By using this site, you consent to any such transfer of information outside your country of residence to any such location.

F. GOVERNING LAW

This Privacy Policy and our legal obligations hereunder are subject to the laws of the State of Pennsylvania regardless of your location. You hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of and venue in the courts located in the State of Pennsylvania, County of Montgomery, in all disputes arising out of or relating to the Websites or services offered.

CONTACT US

If you have any questions regarding this Privacy Policy, please contact the owner and operator of this website business at:

The Cheerio Trail Blog
Attn: Privacy Policy Officer
316 Redwood Dr.
Royersford, PA 19468
Email: Christi {at} christigee {dot} com


CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY

We reserve the right, at our discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove portions from this Privacy Policy at any time. However, if at any time in the future we plan to use personally identifiable information in a way that materially differs from this Privacy Policy, including sharing such information with more third parties, we will post such changes here and provide you the opportunity to opt-out of such differing uses.

Your continued use of the Service and our services following the posting of any changes to this Privacy Policy means you accept such changes.

MATERIAL MODIFICATIONS

{If none are listed, the Privacy Policy as stated above continues to be effective as of Jan. 1, 2017.}

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