Your Next Best Step (“Your Next Best Step”) operates YourNextBestStepForward.com and may operate other websites. It is Your Next Best Step’ policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.
Like most website operators, Your Next Best Step 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. Your Next Best Step’ purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Your Next Best Step’ visitors use its website. From time to time, Your Next Best Step may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
Your Next Best Step also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on YourNextBestStepForward.com blogs/sites. Your Next Best Step 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 Your Next Best Step’ websites choose to interact with Your Next Best Step in ways that require Your Next Best Step to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Your Next Best Step gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up at YourNextBestStepForward.com to provide a username and email address. Those who engage in transactions with Your Next Best Step are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, Your Next Best Step collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Your Next Best Step. Your Next Best Step 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.
Your Next Best Step may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. Your Next Best Step may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Your Next Best Step does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
PROTECTION OF CERTAIN PERSONALLY-IDENTIFYING INFORMATION
Your Next Best Step 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 Your Next Best Step’ behalf or to provide services available at Your Next Best Step’ 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 Your Next Best Step’ websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Your Next Best Step 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, Your Next Best Step discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Your Next Best Step believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Your Next Best Step, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an Your Next Best Step website and have supplied your email address, Your Next Best Step 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 Your Next Best Step 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. Your Next Best Step takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
If Your Next Best Step, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Your Next Best Step 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 Your Next Best Step may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.
CONTROLLING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:
• whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes
• if you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org
We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.
If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email me as soon as possible at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.