Privacy Policy

1. Introduction

Christine T. Hoeffner (“author” or “publisher” or “we”) provides this Privacy Policy to inform users about the policies and procedures regarding the collection, use, security, and disclosure of personal data received from users of this website found at (“website”). Please keep in mind that your use of this website means that you accept and agree to our Privacy Policy. Please do not use the website if you do not accept this Privacy Policy.  Any and all policies, disclaimers, and other statements may be updated from time to time by posting an updated version of the same to our website. In addition, our website makes use of cookies as described in further detail below.

2. Information collected

We may collect personal data you provide when you contact us, and details of visits to the website, including the volume of traffic received, logs and the resources which have been accessed.

3.  How we use your information

Information you provide may be used to better understand your needs.  With the exception of vendors providing hosting, database management and development services related to the operation of these websites, we will not disclose, sell or rent any of your personal data to any third party unless approved by you or required by law.

4. Transfer of personal data

The data that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”).  By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

5. Links to other sites

Links may be provided to other websites for your information or convenience. Such websites are independently operated and not under our control. We are not responsible for the content of these websites or any products or services offered through them.

6. Commitment to children’s privacy

We do not seek to collect or maintain information on our website from those we know are under 18, and no part of our website is structured to attract anyone under 13.

7. Cookies

We use cookies to track user preferences. A cookie is a small data file that certain websites write to your hard drive when you visit them. If you prefer not to receive cookies through our website, you can set your browser to warn you before accepting cookies and refuse the cookie when your browser alerts you to its presence. You can also refuse all cookies by turning them off in your browser. Cookies are required to select text size preferences within our website.

Further, this site uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies” to help the site analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the site (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the site, compiling reports on site activity for site operators and providing other services relating to site activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties whererequired to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this site. By using this site, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

8. Data security issues

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the Internet is not completely secure. We cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our website; any transmission is at your own risk.