UPDATED AS OF JUNE 20, 2023
PREVIOUS UPDATE: MAY 17, 2021
What Is Personal Information?
Personal Information does not include "aggregate" information, which is data we collect about the use of the Site or about a group or category of services or users, from which individual identities or other Personal Information has been removed. This Policy in no way restricts or limits our collection and use of aggregate information
What Personal Information Do We Collect?
Billing Information and Transaction Information
How Do We Use the Personal Information We Collect?
We use Personal Information collected through our Site for the purposes described in this Policy or elsewhere on the Site. For example, we may use Personal Information we collect:
- to respond to your requests, comments, and questions;
- to notify you about Learning Circles and other group activities;
- to send you confirmations, updates, security alerts, and support and administrative messages;
- to send you news and other information about our publications, products, communities and Namchak events and to provide you with other information about ways to stay involved;
- to inform you about challenges, events, promotions, services or other news and information about Namchak that we think will be of interest to you;
- to analyze trends and personalize and improve the Site and the user experience on the Site;
- to notify you about important changes to our Site; and
- for any other purpose for which the Personal Information was collected.
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Opt-out of Google Analytics
Using the Ads Settings (www.google.ca/settings/ads), you can opt-out of both Google Analytics for Demographics and Interest Reporting and Remarketing withGoogle Analytics. In addition, you can use the Google Analytics Opt-Out BrowserAdd-on to disable tracking by Google Analytics. Google is a Network Advertising Initiative (NAI) member, which is an organization committed to transparency and choice. The NAI opt-out tool was developed in conjunction with the Digital Advertising Alliance (DAA) for the express purpose of allowing consumers to “optout” of the Interest-Based Advertising delivered by members on Web pages using cookies.
We may use data we receive from advertising technology partners to match multiple devices associated with the same identifier as devices belonging to the same user or household. Where we are able to make such a match, we may use this information to deliver targeted advertisements across multiple devices on behalf of ourselves or third parties.
In an ongoing effort to better understand users of our Site and the Products, we might analyze your information in aggregate form to operate, maintain, manage, and improve our Site and Products. This aggregate information does not identify you personally. We may share this aggregate data with our affiliates, agents, andbusiness partners. We may also disclose aggregated user statistics in order to describe our Site to current and prospective business partners and to other third parties for other lawful purposes.
Purpose of Collection and Use
What Personal Information Do We Share with Third Parties?
We will not share the Personal Information we collect from you through this Site with third parties, except as described in this Policy or on the Site.
We may also share Personal Information with our vendors, consultants, and other service providers ("Service Providers") who are engaged by or working withus in connection with the operation of the Site and who need access to such information to carry out their work for us. In some cases, the Service Provider may be directly collecting information from you. We may also share Personal Information with other third parties when you give us your consent. We are not responsible for the actions of Service Providers or other third parties, nor are we responsible for any additional information you provide directly to any third parties,and we encourage you to become familiar with their privacy practices before disclosing information directly to any such parties. Nothing herein restricts the sharing of aggregated or anonymized information, which may be shared with third parties without your consent.
In the course of doing business, we may employ other companies to perform a variety of functions on our behalf. For example, at times we may retain third parties to analyze, update and correct data we collect on our web sites, including Personal Information, to help us improve our Products, our database and our Site. In addition, we may share Personal Information with agents, suppliers, fulfillment houses and other third parties to allow delivery of awards, information, products or services. These suppliers and other third parties may have access to your Personal Information if it is needed to perform their functions for us, but theyare not authorized by us to use your Personal Information in any way other than the intended use.
You agree that we may use Personal Information about you to improve our marketing and promotional efforts, to analyze site usage, improve our content and product offerings, and customize the Site's content, layout, and services. These uses improve the Site and better tailor it to meet your needs, so as to provide you with a smooth, efficient, safe and customized experience while usingthe Site.
We cooperate with law enforcement inquiries, as well as other third parties to enforce laws, such as: intellectual property rights, fraud and other rights. Therefore, in response to a verified request by law enforcement or other government officials relating to a criminal investigation or alleged illegal activity, we can (and you authorize us to) disclose your name, city, state, telephone number, email address and User ID history without a subpoena. Without limiting the above, in an effort to respect your privacy, we will not otherwise disclose yourPersonal Information to law enforcement or other government officials without a subpoena, court order or substantially similar legal procedure, except when we believe in good faith that the disclosure of information is necessary to: prevent imminent physical harm or financial loss; or report suspected illegal activity. Further, we can (and you authorize us to) disclose your name, street address, city, state, zip code, country, phone number, email, and company name to properauthorities under confidentiality agreement, as we in our sole discretion believe necessary or appropriate in connection with an investigation of fraud, intellectual property infringement, piracy, or other unlawful activity.
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What Steps Do We Take to Protect Your Information Online?
Namchak takes reasonable measures to protect your Personal Information in an effort to prevent loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction. Please be aware, however, that despite our efforts, no security measures are perfect or impenetrable and no method of data transmission that can be guaranteed against any interception or other type of misuse. Notwithstanding the foregoing, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you disclose online, and you do so at your own risk.
To protect the confidentiality of Personal Information, you must keep your password confidential and not disclose it to any other person. You are responsible for all uses of our Site by any person using your password. Please advise us immediately if you believe your password has been misused. If we learn of a security system’s breach, we may attempt to notify you electronically by posting a notice on the Site or sending an e-mail to you. You may have a legalright to receive this notice in writing.
What Choices Do You Have Regarding the Use of Your Information?
You may "opt out" of receiving promotional emails from Namchak by following the instructions in those emails. You may also opt out of such emails by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you opt out, we may still send you non-promotional emails, such as emails about your accounts or our ongoing businessrelations.
You may provide information to us via a support request submitted through the Website. We will use this information to assist you with your support request and may maintain this information to assist you or other users with support requests. Please do not submit any information to us via a support submission, including confidential or sensitive information that you do not wish for us or our Service Providers to have access to or use in the future.
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Important Notice to Non-US Residents
The laws and regulations in different countries impose different requirements on the Internet and data protection. We are located in the United States, as are the servers that make our site available worldwide. All matters relating to our sites are governed by the laws of the State of Montana and the United States. If you are located outside of the United States, please note that any information you provide will be transferred to the United States, which may not have privacy laws similar to those in your own country, and that by submitting the information you authorize this transfer. All Personal Information collected by us may be transferred, processed, and stored anywhere in the world, including but not limited to, the United States, the European Union, in the cloud, on our servers, onthe servers of our affiliates or the servers of our service providers. Your Personal Information may be accessible to law enforcement or other authorities pursuant to a lawful request. By providing information to us, you explicitly consent to the storage of your Personal Information in these locations.
From time to time, portions of our Site may allow you to post information which other visitors to the Site will be able to access (such as on a “forum”). In the event that you choose to post information in this context, it becomes generally available to the public, and we have no ability to control or limit its use by visitors to our sites. Therefore, we encourage you not to post any information you consider private or sensitive on our site.
Important Note to Children under the ages of 13 and 18
Rights of Access, Rectification, Erasure, And Restriction
Visiting our Site from the European Economic Area (EEA)
The Legal Basis for Using European Personal Information
When we collect information about you through our Site, the legal basis on whichwe process your Personal Information is fulfillment of an agreement between us, namely, to provide you with products and services, to purchase or review products, and other information marketing our products. We may also send certain communications because we have a legitimate business interest in making such marketing communications to you. When we use your Personal Information outside of what is strictly necessary for that transaction, we are doingso toward our legitimate interest of informing you of related products and promotions.
To the extent that we transfer Personal Information from the EEA to a jurisdiction outside the EEA that has not been adduced by the European Commission as providing adequate data protections (such as the US), the basis for such transfer is the necessity of providing you with information, products, or services you have requested.
Rights for EEA Residents
These provisions are intended to comply with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”)requirements.
Request your Personal Information be deleted or restricted under certain circumstances. For example, if we are using your Personal Information on the basis of your consent and have no other legal basis to use such, you may request your Personal Information be deleted when you withdraw your consent.If you wish to exercise any of these rights or raise a complaint on how we have handled your Personal Information, please contact us at email@example.com.
CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS
California Civil Code Section 1798.83, also known as the “Shine The Light” law,permits our users who are California residents to request and obtain from us,once a year and free of charge, information about categories of personalinformation (if any) we disclosed to third parties for direct marketing purposesand the names and addresses of all third parties with which we shared personalinformation in the immediately preceding calendar year. If you are a Californiaresident and would like to make such a request, please submit your request inwriting to us by sending us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org with“California Privacy Rights” in the subject line. You may also correct personalinformation, limit the use of sensitive personal information, and opt out of sharingof personal information.
Governing Law and Language
Manage Your Personal Information; Unsubscribe
If you are a resident of Europe, the United Kingdom, Asia, Australia or Africa, youmay have additional rights, to wit; Namchak will not discriminate against you if you choose to exercise your rights or options related to your personal information. These rights may be limited, for example if fulfilling your request would reveal personal data about another person, where they would infringe the rights of a third party (including Namchak’s rights) or if you ask Namchak to delete information which Namchak is required by law to keep or has a compellinglegitimate interest to keep. If Namchak denies your request to exercise your rights, you may have the right to appeal our decision by contacting Namchak. You have choices regarding your information on Namchak.
If you have any questions about this Policy, please contact us at:
Namchak Publishing Company LLC 400 W Broadway, Ste 101-233 Missoula, MT 59802 Phone # 406.541.3000 email@example.com
Namchak Publishing Company LLC
400 W Broadway, Ste 101-233
Missoula, MT 59802
Phone # 406.541.3000