April 13, 2024

Privacy Policy

Effective Date: 02/10/2023

  1. Introduction

Welcome to HowAndWhere.org! This Privacy Policy explains how we collect, use, disclose, and protect your personal information when you use our website. By accessing and using HowAndWhere.org, you consent to the practices described in this policy. If you do not agree with this Privacy Policy, please refrain from using our website.

  1. Information We Collect

2.1. Personal Information: We may collect personal information that you voluntarily provide to us when you interact with our website. This information may include your name, email address, postal address, phone number, and any other information you choose to provide.

2.2. Non-Personal Information: We may automatically collect non-personal information when you visit HowAndWhere.org, such as your IP address, browser type, device information, operating system, and website usage data.

2.3. Cookies and Similar Technologies: We may use cookies and similar technologies (e.g., web beacons) to collect information about your browsing activities on our website. Cookies are small data files stored on your device that help us improve your browsing experience and tailor the content to your preferences. You can choose to disable cookies through your browser settings, but this may affect the functionality of certain website features.

  1. Use of Information

3.1. We may use the information we collect for the following purposes:

a. To improve and personalize your experience on HowAndWhere.org.
b. To respond to your inquiries, comments, or requests.
c. To provide you with information, products, or services that you request from us.
d. To send you promotional materials, newsletters, or other marketing communications (you can opt-out of receiving marketing communications at any time).
e. To analyze website traffic and user behavior to enhance our website’s performance and functionality.
f. To prevent and detect fraud, security breaches, or illegal activities.
g. To comply with legal obligations and enforce our rights.

  1. Disclosure of Information

4.1. We may share your personal information with third parties in the following circumstances:

a. With service providers and business partners who assist us in operating our website and providing services to you.
b. To comply with legal requirements, court orders, or government regulations.
c. To protect the rights, property, or safety of HowAndWhere.org, our users, or others.
d. In connection with the sale, merger, or acquisition of all or part of HowAndWhere.org, in which case your information may be transferred as part of the transaction.

4.2. We will not sell, rent, or lease your personal information to third parties for their marketing purposes without your explicit consent.

  1. Data Security

5.1. We implement reasonable security measures to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. However, no data transmission or storage system can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Therefore, we cannot guarantee the security of your information.

  1. Children’s Privacy

6.1. HowAndWhere.org is not intended for use by individuals under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If you are a parent or guardian and believe that your child has provided us with personal information, please contact us, and we will take appropriate measures to remove the information from our systems.

  1. Third-Party Links

7.1. HowAndWhere.org may contain links to third-party websites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of these websites. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of these third-party sites before providing any personal information to them.

  1. Changes to the Privacy Policy

8.1. We reserve the right to update this Privacy Policy from time to time to reflect changes in our practices or for other operational, legal, or regulatory reasons. We will notify you of any material changes by posting the updated Privacy Policy on HowAndWhere.org, along with the effective date of the changes. Your continued use of the website after the posting of such changes constitutes your acceptance of the updated Privacy Policy.

  1. Contact Us

9.1. If you have any questions, concerns, or requests regarding this Privacy Policy or the handling of your personal information, please contact us using the contact information provided on HowAndWhere.org.

Last updated: 02/10/2023