Last Updated: May 30th,2018
Wow! You actually came to this page. Our legal beagles made us include it and made us use a precious button on our home page to get you here. At first, we thought the lawyers were a real pain. But then we read the page. What a Net wakening! It’s really important stuff. We took the legalese the lawyers wrote and we’ve translated it into readable English. So be a smart net head and read the stuff on this page.
Here’s the deal:
How we gather information from users
WE ARE WEB SOCIAL operates wearewebsocial.com and may operate other websites.
WE ARE WEB SOCIAL is committed to protecting the privacy of visitors to our website, subscribers to our newsletters, webinar registrants, training program members, and those providing contact information. In addition, WE ARE WEB SOCIAL is opposed to unauthorised commercial e-mail delivery, otherwise known as spam.
If you have any questions or concerns regarding this Privacy and Spam Policy, or to report spam abuse, please send an e-mail to email@example.com. It is WE ARE WEB SOCIAL’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.
HOW YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION MAY BE USED
WE ARE WEB SOCIAL 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. WE ARE WEB SOCIAL’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how WE ARE WEB SOCIAL’s visitors use its website. From time to time, WE ARE WEB SOCIAL may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
WE ARE WEB SOCIAL also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on www.wearewebsocial.com blogs/sites. WE ARE WEB SOCIAL 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 commenter IP addresses and email addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog/site where the comment was left.
WE ARE WEB SOCIAL may use your personal information in the following ways:
To operate and maintain the website;
To create your account, identify you as a user of the website, and customise the website to your account;
To send you promotional information, such as newsletters. Each e-mail newsletter will provide information on how to opt-out of future mailings by unsubscribing;
To send you administrative communications, such as administrative e-mails, confirmation e-mails, technical notices, updates on policies, or security alerts;
To respond to your comments or inquiries;
To provide you with user support;
To track and measure website performance;
To process payment for purchases you make through WE ARE WEB SOCIAL;
To protect, investigate, and deter against unauthorized or illegal activity;
To review the effectiveness of our marketing programs and analyse other general demographic trends;
To notify you of new information or services that may be of interest to you; or,
To send promotional materials.
WE ARE WEB SOCIAL does not rent or sell your personally identifiable information with third-parties. We may, however, share your information with third-parties when we are authorized to share such information.
WE ARE WEB SOCIAL uses remarketing tracking cookies and conversion pixels from vendors such as Google and Facebook to present special offers to you for our products or services over the Google Content Network and via social networks. This means you may see an ad for one of our products or services as a result of visiting our website. In addition, WE ARE WEB SOCIAL uses custom audiences based on e-mails of subscribers and customers. This allows us to present special offers for our products and services to you via Facebook. However, your personally identifiable information is not used by any remarketing service other than to present you special offers from us. We use the following third-party service providers for remarketing:
Quizzes, Forms, Giveaways, Promotions, and Surveys:
We may invite you to complete a quiz, form, survey, provide feedback, or participate in a promotion (like a giveaway), either through our Sites or a third-party platform. If you participate, we will collect and store the data you provide us as part of your participation, such as your name and email address and any other requested feedback. If you submit this information via a third-party platform, the collection, use, and sharing of your data will also be subject to the privacy policies and other agreements of that third party.
Upon making a purchase, you will receive e-mail confirmations to the e-mail address you provide during your purchase.
Webinars: WE ARE WEB SOCIAL host webinars, which are hosted through Zoom. If you elect to participate in a webinar, you will be required to submit personal information to register and login. You may also receive e-mail communications regarding reminders and playback availability.
WE ARE WEB SOCIAL 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. WE ARE WEB SOCIAL’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how WE ARE WEB SOCIAL’s visitors use its website. From time to time, WE ARE WEB SOCIAL may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by sharing results from a WE ARE WEB SOCIAL Facebook marketing campaign.
WE ARE WEB SOCIAL also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on www.wearewebsocial.com blogs/sites.
WE ARE WEB SOCIAL 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 commenter IP addresses and email addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog/site where the comment was left.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to WE ARE WEB SOCIAL’s websites choose to interact with WE ARE WEB SOCIAL in ways that require WE ARE WEB SOCIAL to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that WE ARE WEB SOCIAL gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up at www.wearewebsocial.com to provide a username and email address.
Those who engage in transactions with WE ARE WEB SOCIAL are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, WE ARE WEB SOCIAL collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfil the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with WE ARE WEB SOCIAL. WE ARE WEB SOCIAL 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.
WE ARE WEB SOCIAL may collect statistics about the behaviour of visitors to its websites. WE ARE WEB SOCIAL may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, WE ARE WEB SOCIAL does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
WE ARE WEB SOCIAL 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 WE ARE WEB SOCIAL’s behalf or to provide services available at WE ARE WEB SOCIAL’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 WE ARE WEB SOCIAL’s websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them.
WE ARE WEB SOCIAL 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, WE ARE WEB SOCIAL discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when WE ARE WEB SOCIAL believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of WE ARE WEB SOCIAL, third parties or the public at large.
If you are a registered user of a WE ARE WEB SOCIAL website and have supplied your email address, WE ARE WEB SOCIAL 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 WE ARE WEB SOCIAL and our products or services. If you send us a request (for example via email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. WE ARE WEB SOCIAL takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
RIGHTS RELATED TO YOUR PERSONAL DATA
Opt-out: You may opt-out of future e-mail communications by following the unsubscribe links in our e-mails. You may also notify us at firstname.lastname@example.org to be removed from our mailing list.
Access: You may access the personal information we have about you by submitting a request to email@example.com
Amend: You may contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to amend or update your personal information.
Forget: In certain situations, you may request that we erase or forget your personal data. To do so, please submit a request to email@example.com.
Please note that we may need to retain certain information for record keeping purposes or to complete transactions, or when required by law.
WE ARE WEB SOCIAL does not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 16. If a parent or guardian believes that WE ARE WEB SOCIAL has personally identifiable information of a child under the age of 16 in its database, please contact us immediately at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will use our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.
WE ARE WEB SOCIAL is strongly opposed to spam. We will only send e-mail to users that have explicitly requested to receive an e-mail from WE ARE WEB SOCIAL. Examples may include:
Opt-in subscribers to the WE ARE WEB SOCIAL Newsletter
Users that complete a contact form
All communication will be related and relevant to what you have requested.
Occasionally, WE ARE WEB SOCIAL contains links to other sites. Please be aware that WE ARE WEB SOCIAL is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site to read the privacy and spam policies of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information. This Privacy and Spam Policy applies solely to information collected by WE ARE WEB SOCIAL.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Digital, self-serve courses are available for purchase on this website. If, for any reason, you are not satisfied with your purchase, you may request a refund within 14 days.
When requesting a refund you must provide the email that you used to purchase the course, and you may be required to provide proof of purchase depending on your payment method.
One on One Sessions:
Note that time slots are at a premium and are often booked days or weeks in advance. If you reschedule, you are essentially taking two time slots. If you cancel, that spot is often not fillable at the last minute.