October 5, 2017

Privacy Policy

Decode Your Customer operates DecodeYourCustomer.com and may operate other websites. It is Decode Your Customer ‘s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.

Website Visitors
Like most website operators, Decode Your Customer 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. Decode Your Customer ‘s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Decode Your Customer visitors use its website. From time to time, Decode Your Customer may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.

Decode Your Customer also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on DecodeYourCustomer.com blogs/sites.
Decode Your Customer 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 Decode Your Customer ‘s websites choose to interact with Decode Your Customer in ways that require Decode Your Customer to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Decode Your Customer gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up at DecodeYourCustomer.com to provide a username and email address. Those who engage in transactions with Decode Your Customer are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, Decode Your Customer collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Decode Your Customer. Decode Your Customer 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.

Aggregated Statistics
Decode Your Customer may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. Decode Your Customer may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Decode Your Customer does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
Decode Your Customer 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 Decode Your Customer’s behalf or to provide services available at Decode Your Customer’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 Decode Your Customer’s websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Decode Your Customer 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, Decode Your Customer discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Decode Your Customer believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Decode Your Customer, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of a Decode Your Customer website and have supplied your email address, Decode Your Customer 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 Decode Your Customer and our products. 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. Decode Your Customer takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.

A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. Decode Your Customer uses cookies to help Decode Your Customer identify and track visitors, their usage of Decode Your Customer website, and their website access preferences. Decode Your Customer visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using Decode Your Customer’s websites, with the drawback that certain features of Decode Your Customer’s websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

Business Transfers
If Decode Your Customer, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Decode Your Customer goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of Decode Your Customer may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.

Ads appearing on any of our websites may be delivered to users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This Privacy Policy covers the use of cookies by Decode Your Customer and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

Privacy Policy Changes
Although most changes are likely to be minor, Decode Your Customer may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in Decode Your Customer’s sole discretion. Decode Your Customer encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. If you have a DecodeYourCustomer.com account, you might also receive an alert informing you of these changes. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.