Privacy

Privacy Policy

This is A Better Place Journal’s Privacy Policy, which explains when we store any personal information you share with us and how we use it, and is effective from the date: October 26th, 2015. We are committed to protecting your privacy, and treat all and any use of your personal information according to this policy, outlined below.

What information do we collect?
We only ever collect information from you on an opt-in basis, when you subscribe to our email newsletter or when you volunteer to respond to a survey. Our newsletters always contain a link option for you to opt-out, if you so desire.

Google, as a third party vendor, may use cookies to serve ads on our site. Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to a website’s users based on their visit to that website, and other sites on the Internet. Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy. We are not responsible for anything that Google chooses to advertise.

We may use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

What do we use your information for?
If you share your information with us, in the ways described above, we may use it to:

  • Improve our website based on your feedback and suggestions.
  • Personalise your experience and respond better to your individual needs and concerns.
  • Send periodic emails (if this is what you opted in for) – the email address you provide may be used to send you information and/or email newsletters, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions.
  • To administer the occasional contest, promotion, survey, or other site feature.

Do we disclose any information to outside parties?
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

Third party links
At our discretion, our website links out to other websites, products, and services. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about everything that we link to.

Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act compliance
We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act), we do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our website, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older.

This Privacy Policy applies to online material only
This online privacy policy applies only to information collected through our website and not to information collected offline.

Your consent
By using our site, you consent to our privacy policy.

Changes to our Privacy Policy
If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page. If you have any questions about our privacy policy email them to us at info@abetterplacejournal.com. You may also request to see any personal information that we hold on you under the Data Protection Act 1998 at this email address.