Privacy Policy

I value your privacy and care about the way in which your personal information is treated

This Privacy Policy will explain how I use the personal data collected from you when you use my website.  This page has been created to be in compliance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).  I value your privacy and care about the way in which your personal information is treated.  You can opt-out at any time.  This Privacy Policy is incorporated into, and part of, my Terms of Use, which governs your use of this Website.  Please take time to read my Terms of Use page. 

Topics:

  • What data do I collect?
  • How do we collect your data?
  • How will I use your data?
  • How long will I keep your personal data?
  • Transfer of your personal data
  • Who I share your personal data with
  • How I protect your personal data
  • Marketing
  • Reproduction of user’s content
  • What are your data protection rights?
  • California privacy rights
  • What are cookies?
  • How we use cookies?
  • What type of cookies do we use?
  • How to manage your cookies?
  • No personal data collected from children
    • Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (“COPPA”)
  • Privacy policies of other websites
  • Protecting yourself
  • Changes to our privacy policy
  • How to contact us
  • How to contact the appropriate authorities

 

What data do I collect?

Through the course of interacting with the website, when you contact or request information from me or when you sign up for the newsletter, personal information may be collected.

This information that is processed includes:

  • Contact information, such as email address
  • Basic information, such as your name and your company information
  • Technical Information from your visit to my website/applications
  • Technical Information in relations to materials and communications that I send you electronically
  • Background / Identification information provided by you or collected as part of working with me

How do I collect your data?

You directly provide me with most of the data that is collected.  I collect and process data when you:

  • Voluntarily use the contact form, complete a customer survey, or provide feedback
  • Use my technology tools and services, including my websites, newsletter, and email communications
  • Information is collected about you when you provide it to me or interact with me directly
  • I may collect or receive information about you from other sources, for example keeping the contact details I already hold for you accurate and up to date using publicly available sources

How will I use your data?

I collect and use your personal information so that I can provide you with an amazing experience. How and when that your personal information is used:

  • Sending a newsletter
  • When you can contact me, so I can contact you back
  • Promote my services, including sending offers and updates, publications and details of events
  • Improve YvonneFitzGerald.com, including auditing and monitoring usage
  • Providing information you requested
  • To comply with legal and regulatory obligations
  • For legitimate business purposes
  • To manage and administer my relations with you
  • To fulfill our legal, regulatory, and risk management obligations, including establishing, exercising or defending legal claims

Using my website

In some areas of my website, you are invited to provide me with your personal information (for example – contact page and newsletter sign up).  The reason for this request is apparent at the point that you are sharing your personal information with me and I will only use that information for those purposes.

My website uses Google Analytics, which is a web-based analytics tool that tracks and reports how the website is used.  This will help me to improve it to provide you with a better experience when visiting.  This application works by placing a small text file which is sometimes called “cookies” on your device.  Cookies are text files used to collect standard Internet log information and visitor behavior information. The cookies collect information, such as the number of visitors to the site, the pages visited, and the length of time spent on the site.  This information is aggregated and thus anonymous.  For additional details see the Marketing section below. Google’s ability to use and share information collected by Google Analytics about your visits to this Website or other websites is strictly restricted by the Google Analytics Terms of Use and the Google Privacy Policy, and I encourage you to read their Terms of Use and Privacy Policy for more information.  I reserve the right to use other analytical tools to collect the same types of information described above. For further details visit: http://www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html

You may refuse the use of the cookies or remove your consent at any time by changing your settings in your browser. Please note this may affect your use and experience of the website.  By continuing to use our website without changing your privacy settings, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.  If you would like to find out more about cookies, including how to manage and delete them a useful website to visit is www.allaboutcookies.org

If you would like to have  more information and to know your choices about not having your information used by such companies, please visit http://www.google.com/policies/privacy/ads/

How long do I keep your personal data?

Your personal data will be retained in accordance with my global data retention policy. I will maintain personal data only for as long as it is necessary for the purposes defined in this privacy policy. Based on the requirements of applicable data protection laws and the purpose for which the information is collected and used, taking into account legal and regulatory requirements to retain the information for a minimum period, limitation periods for taking legal action, good practice and business purposes.

Transfer of personal data

Your information, including personal data, may be transferred to and retained on computers/servers located outside of your state, country, or other governmental jurisdiction of where data protection laws may be different than those from your jurisdiction.  If you are located outside of the United States and choose to provide information to me, please note that we maintain the data in the United States. Your agreement to this privacy policy follows by your submission of such information demonstrates your agreement.

Who I share your personal information with

I am a US-based website, which is available globally.  I am not a business.  Any information that you share is used only by me and any support partners.  I may share your data with certain trusted third parties in accordance with contractual arrangements in place with them, including:

  • My professional advisors and auditors
  • Suppliers to whom I outsource certain support services such as website hosting, backup and security, and admin
  • IT service providers

Data may be shared with regulatory authorities, courts, tribunals, government agencies, and law enforcement agencies.  While it is unlikely, I may be required to disclose your information to comply with legal or regulatory requirements. I will use reasonable endeavors to notify you before I do this unless we are legally restricted from doing so.

I would never sell, rent or otherwise make personal information commercially available to any third party, except with your prior permission.

How I protect your personal data

I use a variety of technical measures to help protect your personal data from unauthorized use, access, disclosure, alteration or destruction consistent with applicable data protection laws.

Marketing

I have an email mailing list program, used to inform subscribers about the news I supply and publish, product and services offerings.  User can subscribe through an online process where you give your explicit approval. All subscribers personal information is collected, processed, managed, and stored in accordance with the regulations.  You can unsubscribe at any time using the automated online service and the footer section of newsletters.  The email mailing list program is done using ActiveCampaign.  Their privacy policy can be found here.  If any third party content is shared via the mailing list, it will be explicitly stated in the communication.

Reproduction of User Content

For Users that provide reviews, posts, quotes, inputs, photographs, testimonials, stories, or other feedback about my Content, products, the Website, or any other information through verbal or written correspondence or otherwise (“User Content”), we gather your first and last name, email address, and any User Content included in such correspondence. By submitting the User Content, you accept that we may use your Personal Information and such User Content as permitted with this Privacy Policy, including but not limited to presenting, reproducing, modifying, sharing, adapting, publishing, displaying, quoting, translating, and creating derivative works/materials from the User Content, in whole or in part, on the Website, social media platforms, in our advertising and marketing materials, without any compensation to User. We are free to and retain the right to use any know-how, ideas, techniques, concepts, inputs and suggestions contained in the User Content for any purposes, including but not limited to creating, displaying, manufacturing, advertising and marketing products and/or services using such information and User Content, all without compensation to User.

What are your data protection rights?

I would like to ensure you are fully aware of your data protection rights.  The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and other applicable data protection laws provide for key rights. Every user is entitled to the following:

  • THE RIGHT TO ACCESS
    • You have the right to request copies of your personal data. A small fee may be charged for this service
  • THE RIGHT TO RECTIFICATION
    •  You have the right to request corrections to any information you believe is inaccurate
    •  You have the right to request information that you believe is incomplete be completed
  • THE RIGHT TO ERASURE
    • You have the right to request the erasure of your personal data, under certain conditions
  • THE RIGHT TO RESTRICT PROCESSING
    •  You have the right to request that the processing of your personal data is restricted, under certain conditions
  • THE RIGHT TO OBJECT PROCESSING
    •  You have the right to object to the processing of your personal data, under certain conditions
  •  THE RIGHT TO DATA PORTABILITY
    •  You have the right to request the transfer of the data that we have collected to another organization, or directly to you.  If you would like to exercise any of these  rights, please email me at hi@theyvonne.com

California Privacy Rights

Under California Civil Code Section 1798.83, as a resident of California, you may request and obtain from me, information once a year regarding our disclosure (if any) of your personal information to third parties for marketing purposes in the preceding calendar year. To make such a request, please email: hello@theyvonne.com   I reserve the right not to respond to requests not submitted to the address above.

No personal information collected from children

I will never knowingly collect any personal information about children under the age of 13. If I obtain actual knowledge that the website has collected personal information about a child under the age of 13, that information will be immediately removed from any access. Because I do not collect such information, no such information will be to used or to disclosed to third parties. I have designed this policy in order to comply with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (“COPPA”).

Privacy Policies of other websites

My website contains links to other websites. My privacy policy applies only to my website, so if you click on a link to another website, you should read their privacy policy.

Protecting yourself

Make sure you are protecting your own privacy. I recommend that you do not share your passwords with anyone or share your passwords in an unsolicited phone call, email or social media. Please be careful whenever you are online. You can learn more about privacy on the internet from government websites such as ww.ftc.gov/privacy or https://gdpr.eu/  In the highly unlikely event that I believe the security of your personal data in my possession may have been compromised, I may reach out to notify you of that development.  Your consent to our use of your email to notify you by email of this development.

Changes to my privacy policy

I do reserve the right to make changes to this Privacy Policy from time to time, so please check back periodically. I keep this privacy policy under regular review and place any updates on this webpage.  

How to contact us

If you have any questions about my privacy policy, the data I hold on you or would like to exercise one of your data protection rights, please do not hesitate to contact me at Hi@theYvonne.com

How to contact the appropriate authorities

Should you wish to report a complaint or if you feel that I have not addressed your concern in a satisfactory manner, you may contact the Information Commissioner’s office in the EU.

 

Last Updated: 24 July 2019

Effective Since: 24 July 2019