Privacy Policy

Darien McGuire (“us”, “we”, or “our”) operates the darienmcguire.com website (the “Service” or “website”).

Your privacy is very important to us. At darienmcguire.com we have a few fundamental principles that we follow:

We don’t ask you for personal information unless we truly need it. (We can’t stand services that ask you for things like your gender or income level for no apparent reason.) We don’t share your personal information with anyone except to comply with the law, develop our products, or protect our rights. We don’t store personal information on our servers unless required for the on-going operation of our site.

We use your data to provide and improve the Service. By using the Service, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.

Website Visitors

Like most website operators, Darien McGuire collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Darien McGuire’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how our visitors use the website/service. From time to time, Darien McGuire may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.

Darien McGuire also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on our blogs. Darien McGuire only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that blog commenter IP addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog where the comment was left.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Certain visitors to darienmcguire.com choose to interact with the Service in ways that require the Service to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Darien McGuire gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we may ask visitors who comment on our blog to provide a username and email address. For those who wish to receive updates via email, we collect their email addresses. In each case, Darien McGuire collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with the Service. Darien McGuire does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.

Aggregated Statistics

Darien McGuire may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its website. For instance, Darien McGuire may monitor the most popular pages on the darienmcguire.com site or use spam screened by the Akismet service to help identify spam. Darien McGuire may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Darien McGuire does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

Darien McGuire discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Darien McGuire’s behalf or to provide services available at Darien McGuire’s websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using Darien McGuire’s websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Darien McGuire will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, Darien McGuire discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Darien McGuire believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Darien McGuire, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an darienmcguire.com and have supplied your email address, Darien McGuire may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with Darien McGuire and our Service and products. We primarily use our website/blog to communicate this type of information, so we expect to keep this type of email to a minimum. Darien McGuire takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.

Legal Basis for Processing Personal Data Under General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

If you are from the European Economic Area (EEA), Darien McGuire legal basis for collecting and using the personal information described in this Privacy Policy depends on the Personal Data we collect and the specific context in which we collect it.

We may process your Personal Data because:

– We need to perform a contract with you
– You have given us permission to do so
– The processing is in our legitimate interests and it’s not overridden by your rights
– For payment processing purposes
– To comply with the law

Cookies

A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. Darien McGuire uses cookies to help identify and track visitors, their usage of darienmcguire.com website, and their website access preferences. Darien McGuire visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using Darien McGuire’s website, with the drawback that certain features of Darien McGuire’s websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

Business Transfers

If Darien McGuire, or substantially all of the assets were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Darien McGuire goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of Darien McGuire may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.

Ads

Ads appearing on any of our websites may be delivered to users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This Privacy Policy covers the use of cookies by Darien McGuire and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

Who We May Share Your Data With – 3rd Party Vendors

If you make a purchase from Darien McGuire or darienmcguire.com, your purchase information is shared with our payment processor. Currently, our payment processor is Paypal or Square. Paypal or Square uses and processes your complete payment information in accordance with their own privacy policy. Darien McGuire does not store credit card information in our system.

Google Analytics
Darien McGuire uses Google Analytics Demographics and Interest Reporting. Visitors can opt-out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising and customize Google Display Network ads using Google’s Ad Settings page. Users can completely block Google Analytics tracking using Google’s Opt-out browser add-on. Visit http://www.google.com/ads/preferences/ for more information.

Google AdSense
Google uses cookies to deliver ads to our Service and on our platform based on their activity on our website and other websites on the internet.

Facebook / Instagram
Darien McGuire uses Facebook and Instagram advertising and retargeting. Cookies and pixels are used to understand and deliver ads and make them more relevant to you. We may also use a cookie to learn whether someone who saw an ad on Facebook later visited our website.

Comments

Comments and other content submitted to Akismet anti-spam service are not saved on our servers unless they were marked as false positives, in which case we store them long enough to use them to improve the service to avoid future false positives.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, Darien McGuire may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in Darien McGuire’s sole discretion. Darien McGuire encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.