Last Updated: August 30, 2020
- I am genuinely committed to creating a safe and secure online environment for you.
- MarkDCarlson.com does not share or sell your personal information to third parties.
- I take extra precautions for children under the age of 13. I do this by blocking features that would allow a child to post or disclose personal information.
- MarkDCarlson.com does not advertise. I use your information to provide you with a beneficial experience.
MarkDCarlson.com (“I”, “us”, or “we”) is resolute about protecting your privacy. I understand how important privacy is to you. I am are committed to creating a safe and secure environment for all ages. This Privacy Notice applies to MarkDCarlson.com which is owned and operated by Mark D. Carlson. This Privacy Notice describes how MarkDCarlson.com collects and uses the information you provide on my Properties. In addition, it also describes the choices available to you regarding my use of your personal information and how you can access and update this information.
My Privacy Notice describes what information I gather from my members and others who visit and use my Properties, how I use that information, and what I do to protect it. By visiting or using my Properties, you consent to the information handling practices described in this Privacy Notice.
How I collect and use data
I take the information you may provide to me very seriously. I strive to put you in control of decisions around your information.
MarkDCarlson.com collects the following information about you and your use of my Properties:
When you register for, browse and use my Properties, you may provide to MarkDCarlson.com what is generally called “personally identifiable information” or “personal data” (such as your full name, email address, or a photograph of yourself) that can be used to identify you. At MarkDCarlson.com, I call this data “Personal Information”.
MarkDCarlson.com uses this information in the following ways:
To enhance my Properties and the services I provide.
MarkDCarlson.com uses the information you provide or that I collect to enhance my relationship with you and to operate, maintain, enhance, and provide all of the features and services found on my Properties. If you have given MarkDCarlson.com consent, through a disclosure agreement form, I may use your Personal Information to provide you with information about MarkDCarlson.com features, services and other offerings that may be of interest to you. Under certain circumstances and if I obtain your consent, I may post your Personal Information on our Properties.
To understand how you and other Users use my Properties.
MarkDCarlson.com uses all of the information that you provide or that I collect from Users to understand and analyze the usage trends, learning behaviors, and preferences of my Users, to improve the way the Properties work and look, and to create new features and functionality.
To enable your participation in MarkDCarlson.com partnership arrangements.
MarkDCarlson.com will not share Personal Information with other third-party organizations for their marketing or promotional use and does not have any partnership agreements or arrangements with other third-party organizations.
How I share or transfer data
MarkDCarlson.com takes great care to protect the information you provide me. I do not rent or sell Personal Information that I may collect from Users with third parties. I take great measures to restrict any collection of Personal Information from children less than 13 years of age.
MarkDCarlson.com will disclose User information only as described below:
I will share data when required by law.
MarkDCarlson.com may disclose User information if required to do so by law, or if I have a good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with local, state, federal, international, or other applicable laws (such as U.S. Copyright law) or respond to a court order, judicial or other government subpoenas, or warrant, or administrative request. In some cases, I may make such disclosures without first providing notice to Users.
I may share data when necessary or appropriate to protect MarkDCarlson.com or others.
MarkDCarlson.com may disclose information that I believe, in good faith, is appropriate or necessary to take precautions against liability; to protect MarkDCarlson.com from fraudulent, abusive, or unlawful uses; to investigate and defend myself against any third-party claims or allegations; or to assist government enforcement agencies; to protect the security or integrity of our Properties; or to protect the rights, property, or personal safety of MarkDCarlson.com, our Users, or others.
Your choice and options in my data collection, use, and transfer
You can choose to not provide me with Personal Information.
You may always decline to share your Personal Information with MarkDCarlson.com. Registration is not required to access most of my content.
You can edit or delete Personal Information in my records.
I want you to have access to your information so that you can help keep it as accurate as possible. If you register and provide MarkDCarlson.com with Personal Information, you may update, correct, or delete your account and information at any time by reviewing your profile information and preferences on your account settings page. If you experience any difficulties in this process, please contact me as described below.
MarkDCarlson.com is committed to children’s privacy.
Protecting the privacy of young children is especially important to MarkDCarlson.com. For that reason, we created certain features designed to help protect Personal Information relating to children who are less than 13 years of age (“Child Users”). MarkDCarlson.com does not knowingly permit Child Users to register directly for our Properties unless a permission form is received and on file authorized by a legal guardian. If MarkDCarlson.com learns that Personal Information of a Child user has been collected on my Properties without parental consent, then MarkDCarlson.com will take appropriate steps to delete this information. If you are a parent or guardian (“Parent”) and discover that your child under the age of 13 has a registered account with our Properties without your consent, please alert MarkDCarlson.com at email@example.com and request that I delete that child’s personal information from my systems.
California Children’s Privacy Rights
If you are under the age of 18, or the parent of a User under the age of 18, residing in California, you are entitled to request removal of content or information you have posted on our Properties. If you would like to request removal of your or your child’s content or information, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance, or you can delete specific information (or delete your or your child’s account) directly. Please note that removal of your content or information does not ensure complete or comprehensive removal. There may be de-identified or recoverable elements of your content or information on our servers in some form. Additionally, I will not remove content or information that may be required to retain under applicable federal and state laws.
My approach to Data Security
Data security is important to you, and to me.
To protect your privacy and security, I take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting you account access or making corrections to your information. For example, I may ask you to provide certain Personal Information to confirm your identity. Also, I may require that you create and use a password to access certain parts of my Properties. You should create and maintain a strong password to help ensure the security of your account.
I try to ensure that my Properties and information sent to me are safe, but no security measures are perfect.
MarkDCarlson.com uses certain physical and technical safeguards designed to preserve the integrity and security of your Personal Information and other information I maintain in connection with my Properties. However, I cannot ensure or warrant the security of any or all of the information you transmit to MarkDCarlson.com, and you do so at your own risk. Once I receive your transmission of information, MarkDCarlson.com makes commercially reasonable efforts to ensure the security of our systems. However, please note that this is not a guarantee that such information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of any of our physical, technical, or managerial safeguards.
I will notify you electronically or via the Properties if MarkDCarlson.org experiences a data security incident that could affect you.
If I learn of a data security incident that compromises or appears to compromise your Personal Information, then I will attempt to notify you electronically so that you can take appropriate protective steps. I may also post a notice on my Properties if a data security incident occurs.
How I maintain data integrity
At MarkDCarlson.com, I only use Personal Information as needed for the purposes for which it was collected or where you have consented to our use of Personal Information relating to you. I take reasonable steps to ensure that the Personal Information I store and use is accurate, complete, and up-to-date. If you discover that Personal Information or other data pertaining to you is inaccurate, incomplete, or out-of-date, please update your account information or contact me as outlined below.
Links to other sites
The Properties may link to and may be linked by websites operated by other entities or individuals. This Privacy Notice does not apply to, and we cannot always control the activities of, such other third-party websites. You should consult the respective privacy policies of those third-party websites.
My Properties are operated and managed on servers located within the United States. If you choose to use my Properties from the European Union or other regions of the world with laws governing data collection and use that differ from U.S. law, then you acknowledge and agree that you are transferring your Personal Information outside of those regions to the United States and that, by providing your Personal Information on the Properties, you consent to that transfer.
MarkDCarlson.com may modify or revise this Privacy Notice from time to time. MarkDCarlson.com will not notify Users of any changes to my Privacy Notice by posting the revised Privacy Notice with an updated date of revision on our Properties, along with a short notice of the revision posted on our homepage. I will not change how we use any Personal Information in any material way without also providing notice of the change via email to you (or in the case of a Child User, to your Parent) or through the Properties, and obtaining consent to any new uses.
Please contact MarkDCarlson.com with any questions or comments about this Privacy Notice, your personal information, my third-party disclosure practices, or your consent choices by email at email@example.com or by mail at Mark D. Carlson, 115 South 700 East, Spanish Fork, UT, 84660.