To simplify matters, YardCareAuthority.com and its team will also be addressed as “we,” “our website,” and this website.”
The following will offer a comprehensive look at the ways in which YardCareAuthority.com gathers, stores, and protects the non-personal and personal data it collects from its users and visitors. It will also provide an insight into how we use these types of data, their chief purpose being to help improve this website’s online presence. Such information is also used for statistical reasons.
Types of Information We Collect, and Why We Do So
This website will collect non-personally identifiable and sometimes personally identifiable data from its users and visitors. Non-personal information refers to standard cookie and log file data. Personal information will only be collected after asking and receiving the explicit consent of the reader.
Examples of Personal Data We Gather
As specified above, we will only start compiling personal user data after asking and receiving the user’s explicit consent to do so. This website rarely gathers this type of information due to its sensitive nature as it can be used to identify users.
Our website collects only standard personally identifiable data such as a full name, an email and/or physical address, a phone number, and other contact details (e.g., social media handles). The geolocation and gender information might also get collected.
If collected, personal data is mainly used for statistical reasons and to try and ease communication with our readers. This website aims to offer relevant and user-friendly content.
YardCareAuthority.com states that at no moment will it share or sell personal user information for commercial or financial gains.
Examples of Non-Personal Data We Gather
We will compile non-personally identifiable information regarding the experience on this website of its visitor and users. This data is non-personal because it cannot be used to either identify or track readers.
Non-Personally Identifiable Information We Collect:
- Standard browser information and ISP (Internet Service Provider) data such as the IP address.
- Lists of the sites and pages commonly accessed by readers before and especially after using our website.
- Logs of the online behavior patterns and internet browsing history of our visitors and users.
Methods Used to Gather Information
The following is a complete list of the ways we collect personal and non-personal data from our users and visitors:
1. Sign Up (Register) Requests
Our website will collect personal user data only through the use of sign-ups. These register requests are used to verify and make sure that our users are real people and that the information they provide is accurate and verifies. The principal use of personally identifiable data is to help us communicate with our website users.
Any and all personal data collected will remain confidential.
Internet cookies are pieces of code commonly used to gather background data on the online behavior and navigation patterns of the reader. Although these are gathered strictly for statistical purposes, we will nonetheless first ask and wait to receive the user or visitor’s consent before using cookies.
Cookies and the data they collect cannot track or identify users or visitors.
3. Log Files
Log files act as records of the number of clicks and the seconds spent by a reader on a specific web page. They also provide information as to the internet client in use, the previously accessed website, and other general browser information. As with cookies, log files information is used for purely statistical reasons.
Log files and the data they collect cannot track or identify users or visitors.
How We Use this Information
Our main reason for collecting non-personal as well as personal data is for statistical purposes as they can help establish the needs and understand the demands of our readers. In turn, this can help us improve the user and visitor experience on this website.
We will never share or sell the information we collect from our readers, but some third-party entities might receive access to it in special circumstances. Partner companies that provide services on or for our website (e.g., SEO, web hosting, web hosting) might grant access to it to a limited number of employees which are prohibited from further sharing it.
YardCareAuthority.com will also allow access to non-personal or personal user and visitor data in compliance with the laws, rules and regulations, warrants, subpoenas, and court orders of federal or state institutions.
How We Protect the Information We Collect
YardCareAuthority.com makes use of a triples-step security system that employs electronic protection, managerial protection, and physical protection to ensure the confidentiality and security of the data it stores.