Privacy Policy

PassionBrand.net is a personal blog written by Nick Griffin. (“Passion Brand.net“, “we“, “our“, “ours” and “us“) takes the issue of safeguarding your privacy seriously.

 

Our privacy policy (“Privacy Policy“) describes the following:

 

  • what data or information we collect

  • the way in which we use this data or information

 

What is Personal Information?

The term “Personal Information” refers to information about you as an individual, such as your name and email address.

 

Personal Information is never shared

Our mailing list is built upon individuals who subscribe to receive communication from PassionBrand.net on a regular basis and individuals Nick Griffin, or one of his colleagues has met during the course of his/their career in business. We do not buy mailing lists, harvest information from any individual or company who visits our blog, nor do we use this information for any other purpose outside providing regular news, insight and information on brand, design and customer experience related topics.

 

PassionBrand.net does have a ‘chat’ feature which enables visitors to the blog to communicate directly with the author should they wish to do so. Web site administrators are alerted that a visitor wishes to chat by being provided with the following information:

 

For non-subscribers:

  • Visitor number

  • Visitor location (city and country)

 

For subscribers:

  • Visitor name

  • Visitor location (city and country)

 

Authors do receive information on who is visiting PassionBrand.net directly. This information is:

  • Visitor location (city and country)

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Analytics

  • Passionbrand.net also uses industry standard analytics software to understand visitor behaviour on the website. This information does not attribute actions to individuals.

 

Syndicated articles

  • PassionBrand.net does not receive information any on individuals who read published articles through syndicated portals such as LinkedIn.

 

Cookies

  • PassionBrand.net does not use cookies.

 

How do we store Personal Information?

If you subscribe to our mailing list, your email address and name are stored in a database which is hosted by wix.com. Only Nick Griffin and a limited number of individuals have access to this information.

 

What information is not secure?

We endeavour to protect the privacy of your Personal Information that is stored in a database hosted by wix.com, but unfortunately, we cannot guarantee complete security. Unauthorized entry or use, hardware or software failure, and other factors, may compromise the security of user information. Also, while we endeavor to put adequate protections in place we cannot guarantee the security of any Personal Information in databases hosted by third parties.

 

It is important to note that any e-mail communication is not secure. This is a risk inherent in the use of e-mail. Please be aware of this when requesting information or sending forms to us by e-mail (for example, from the ‘contact us’ section of our website). We recommend that you do not include any confidential information (i.e. credit card information) when using e-mail. For your protection, our e-mail responses to you will not include any confidential information.

 

Finally, to be prudent, please be sure to always close your browsers when you are done using a form. Although the session will terminate after a short period of inactivity, it is best to close your browsers immediately upon completion.

 

How do I access / revise my Personal Information?

You may request to access / revise to your Personal Information held by us by emailing nick@i-amonline.com or nicholasgriffin@mac.com

 

How long is my Personal Information retained?

Your Personal Information may be stored indefinitely by PassionBrand.net as long as there is a business purpose for doing so.

 

How will I know if there are changes to this Policy?

Our Privacy Policy may change from time to time and we will post the revised policy on PassionBrand.net so you are always aware of how we treat Personal Information. Without your express consent, we will not reduce your rights under this Privacy Policy with respect to Personal Information already collected about you.

 

To whom do I direct questions or concerns regarding this Privacy Policy?

Questions or concerns regarding this privacy policy should be directed to Nick Griffin (nick@i-amonline.com or nicholasgriffin@mac.com)

 

 

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