Policy Last Updated on 9/27/19
Who we are
Our website address is: https://dominiquevandal.com.
Thank you for visiting DominiqueVandal.com (hereinafter “Website,” “Site”), owned, operated and controlled by Dominique Vandal, a Canadian company (hereinafter, “Company,” “we,” “us,” “our”).
Your privacy is very important to us. Please read this statement carefully. It is important that you make an informed decision when it comes to choosing whether to share any of your personal information with us.
Please note that this document may change at anytime. Please consult the date above that indicates recency of the policy. If you are on our mailing list, you will also receive an update when significant changes are made.
Unique identifiers can be used for various purposes, including remembering your browsing preferences, your purchase history, directing advertising specifically to you, collecting information about your browsing history, as well as determining whether emails sent to you by us were received and/or opened.
We also use the information we collect from your use of our existing programs and services to help us develop new ones, and at times to send you personalized ads based on your particular interests. However, we do not use sensitive information such as race, sexual orientation, religion, or health to determine which ads we send you, and we do not collect genetic or biometric data (ex., fingerprints, retina patterns, voice waves).
Unique identifiers are sometimes stored in “cookies” (see below) to help websites display certain content in your browser and to remember, for example, your preferred language.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
- Date of birth
- Contact information such as email addresses and telephone numbers
- Demographic information such as zip code, preferences and interests
- Financial information such as credit / debit card numbers
- IP address (automatically collected)
- Web browser type and version (automatically collected)
- Operating system (automatically collected)
- A list of URLs starting with a referring site, your activity on our Site, and the site you exit to (automatically collected)
- Gravatar & Zoom Account Information
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
Why We Collect and Store Information From Your Computer
As indicated above, data regarding your computer hardware and software, including your IP address, browser, dates and times of access, domain names, and websites that referred you here, may be collected by the Site for purposes of [improving the quality of the information and services provided; to understand our visitors’ preferences; to make improvements to our visitors’ overall experience of this website; and to personalize this experience where doing so would improve the enjoyment of the Site. With the data we collect from your computer hardware and software, we are able to learn about the number of visitors to our Site and the types of technology visitors use on our Site. However, we do not track or record information about individuals and their visits (unless they are willingly participating in one of our programs) and we do not share this data with anyone outside the Company unless necessary for law enforcement purposes (see “disclosure exceptions” below). In other words, while we may be tracking what your computer is doing, we are not tracking the various individuals that may be using a particular computer unless they have identified themselves as a participant in one of our programs.
Interacting With You
The contact information we collect from you, email, phone, text messaging, home address, is used to interact with you directly. We never want to abuse this privilege, however it is our main method for contacting and communicating with our subscribers and clients. It’s a way for us to deliver information to you and also to notify you of upcoming programs we’re offering. If you’re already a client, we use email to communicate with you directly as a method of providing information about how to use our programs.
You may choose to unsubscribe from all mailings by clicking the “unsubscribe” link at the bottom of all emails we send. You may also email us directly about your privacy preferences. Contact Us.
Gathering Personal Data With Your Consent
Personal information that uniquely identifies you is only gathered with your explicit authorization and only in exchange for information, products, or services, whether free or paid. Be advised that if you choose not to provide this information you will not be able to receive information, products, or services offered by us to you as we will not have the means to deliver it to you.
NOTE: We may share information that does not include a unique identifier and would not reasonably be considered “personal data” in that it does not include information that would allow anyone to identify you as an individual. For example, advertisers or outside services may use non-personal data to enhance the experience of a visitors to their websites.
Data Obtained Indirectly
The Company may obtain data indirectly from third parties such as social networks and other public sources, including public databases.
As indicated above, we may also obtain information from third-party analytics services like Google Analytics.
Retention and Storage of Your Personal Information
The Company retains your personal information only for as long as reasonably necessary to fulfill the purpose for which it was collected, as well as to comply with applicable laws. You may make a request to remove any and all data collected by us. Contact us here.
We take appropriate technical and organizational measures to ensure a level of security appropriate to the level of risk.
This website will disclose your personal information, without notice, but only if:
- It is required to do so by law;
- As required by service of process;
- To defend our rights and property;
- To protect the personal safety of visitors to this website.
Data Protection Laws
Data protection laws differ from country to country, with some having greater protections than others. We strive to maintain the highest level of privacy for anyone who shares information with us, regardless of where they reside.
The California Online Privacy Protection Act (CalOPPA) requires California companies to provide an opportunity for California residents to opt-out or unsubscribe from having personal information used by third parties (such as advertisers or affiliated companies) for direct marketing purposes.
This Company is not a California based business and therefore does not honor behavioral advertising opt-out or “do not track” mechanisms. This includes general web browser “Do Not Track” settings and signals.
If you are a California resident you may contact to exercise your disclosure choice options. Contact Us.
Children: Minimum Age Requirement
This website complies with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA). COPPA and its accompanying regulations protect the privacy of children using the Internet.
This website is intended for persons eighteen (18) years of age or older. However, per COPPA rules, anyone under the age of thirteen (13) must seek the permission of a parent or guardian before using this website.
Furthermore, this website will not knowingly contact or collect personal information from anyone under 13, and does not intend to solicit information of any kind from persons under the age of 13.
Correcting or Updating Your Information
You are invited to help us keep your personal data up to date by notifying us of any changes to your personal information. You may contact us to correct or update your personal information.
How To Contact The Company
UPDATED: September 27, 2019