Privacy Policy

Out the Front Door

Effective and Last Updated: August 7, 2018

This website (the “Site”) is owned and operated by Susan Houser. This Privacy Policy applies to the Site only. It does not apply to other websites to which we link. Because we gather certain types of information about our users, we want you to understand what information we collect about you, how we collect it, how that information is used, and how you can control our disclosure of it. You agree that your use of the Site signifies your assent to this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree with this Privacy Policy, please do not use the Site.

1) Information Collected

We collect two types of information from you: i) information that you voluntarily provide to us (e.g. through signing up for the Site’s e-mail list or making comments to articles posted on the Site); and ii) information that is derived through automated tracking mechanisms.

  • Voluntary Information for Features

We collect personally identifiable information when you choose to use certain features of the Site, including: i) consenting to receive email, and ii) commenting on articles. When you choose to use these features, we require you to provide your contact information, including name and e-mail address.

  • Cookies

The Site uses “cookies” and may use other tracking technologies. Most browsers allow you to control cookies, including whether or not to accept them and how to remove them.

2) How We Use Your Information

Out the Front Door uses your personal information for the original purposes it was given. Out the Front Door will not sell your personal information, and will not give or disclose it to third parties for any purposes other than to our suppliers and other third parties who need it in order to deliver services on behalf of Out the Front Door, unless required to do so by law. Further, Out the Front Door reserves the right to contact you regarding matters relevant to the underlying service provided and/or the information collected.

Personally identifiable information is used only to provide you with a more enjoyable, convenient online experience and to help us identify and/or provide information or services that may be of interest to you. We use your personally identifiable information to support and enhance your use of the Site and its features.

We may permit certain trusted third parties to track usage, analyze data such as the source address that a page request is coming from, your IP address or domain name, the date and time of the page request, the referring Web site (if any) and other parameters in the URL. This is collected in order to better understand our Web site usage, and enhance the performance of services to maintain and operate the Site and certain features on the Site. We may use third parties to host the Site; operate various features available on the Site; send emails; and analyze data.

Out the Front Door may disclose contact information in special cases where we have reason to believe that disclosing this information is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be violating our terms and conditions of use or may be causing injury or interference with our rights, property, our customers or anyone who could be harmed by such activities.

WE ARE NOT LIABLE OR RESPONSIBLE FOR THE PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE OR OTHER INFORMATION YOU CHOOSE TO SUBMIT IN AREAS SUCH AS COMMENTS OR ANY OTHER PUBLICLY ACCESSIBLE AREA OF THE SITE.

3) How We Protect Your Information

The security of your data is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet or method of electronic storage is completely secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal data, and we believe the measures we have implemented reduce the likelihood of security problems to a level appropriate to the type of data involved, we cannot guarantee the absolute security of data.

4) Accessing and Updating Your Personal Information

We provide mechanisms for updating and correcting your personal information for our mailing list. Subscribers to our mailing list may unsubscribe or modify their personal information at any time by following the instructions in the e-mails.

5) Children’s Privacy and Parental Controls

We do not solicit any personal information from children. If you are not 18 or older, you are not authorized to use the Site. Parents should be aware that there are parental control tools available online that can be used to prevent children from submitting information online without parental permission or from accessing material that is harmful to minors.

6) Disclaimer to Security

By consenting to the Terms and Conditions of the Site and hence the Privacy Policy, you consent that no data transmission over the Internet is completely secure. We cannot guarantee or warrant the security of any information you provide to us and you transmit such information to us at your own risk.

7) Notification of Changes

Out the Front Door reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy from time to time at its sole discretion. Your continued use of the Site indicates your assent to the Privacy Policy as posted.

8) CONTACT INFORMATION:

If you have any questions or concerns regarding this Privacy Policy please contact Out the Front Door by using the “Contact” panel on the Site’s home page at outthefrontdoor.com.