Use of This Website and Privacy

By reading or using this website, you indicate your acceptance and agreement with the following terms and information. If you do not accept these terms, please do not use this website.

(1) General Disclaimer – Marks and Maker provides the information on these pages as a public service for informational purposes only. Information contained in these pages is not intended to be, and should not be taken as, advice. All information provided through this website, on our blog or through Marks and Maker’s email subscription are provided "as-is, where-is" and without any warranties of any kind, including the warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. Your use of this website does not constitute or establish a contractual relationship with Marks and Maker. However, you may subscribe to certain services through this website, in which case you agree to Marks and Maker 's Terms and Conditions.

(2) Third Party Information Disclaimer - Certain links on this site lead to websites controlled by other parties over whom Marks and Maker has no control. Therefore, Marks and Maker makes no representation or warranty concerning the content or accuracy of third-party information and expressly disclaims any liability therefore.

(3) Copyright & Trademark - This site and all the information it contains, including, but not limited to, articles, blog posts, designs, drawings, illustrations, photographs, videos, opinions, text, guides, trademarks, trade names, service marks and logos ("Protected Information") are the property of Marks and Maker, its contributors, and licensors and is protected from unauthorized use, copying, distribution and dissemination by U.S. Copyright law, trademark law, international conventions, and other intellectual property laws. All rights reserved. You may not use our Protected Information without Marks and Maker's express written consent.

(4) Privacy Policy - Marks and Maker and/or Melinda Livsey (“Marks and Maker” “Melinda Livsey,” “we,” or “I”) respects your privacy and is committed to protecting it through this Privacy Policy.

This Privacy Policy governs your access to and use of www.marksandmaker.com, including any content, functionality, resources, products or services offered on or through www.marksandmaker.com (the "Website"), whether as a guest or a registered user.

When accessing the Website, we will learn certain information about you, both automatically and through voluntary actions you may take, during your visit. This policy applies to information we collect on the Website and in email, text, or other electronic messages between you and the Website.

Please read the Privacy Policy carefully before you start to use the Website. By using the Website or by clicking to accept or agree to the Terms of Use when this option is made available to you, you accept and agree to be bound and abide by the Privacy Policy. If you do not want to agree to the Privacy Policy, you must not access or use the Website.
 

Information We Collect About You

When you access the Website, we will learn certain information about you during your visit.

Information You Provide To Us. The Website provides various places for users to provide information. We collect information that users provide by filling out forms on the Website, communicating with us via contact forms, responding to surveys, search queries on the search feature, providing comments or other feedback, and providing information when ordering a resource, product or service via the Website.

We use information you provide to us to deliver the requested resource, product and/or service, to improve overall performance, and to provide you with offers, promotions, and information.

Information We Collect Through Automatic Data Collection Technology. As you navigate through the Website, we may use automatic data collection technologies including Google Analytics to collect certain information about your equipment, browsing actions, and patterns. This will generally include information about your location, your traffic pattern through the Website, and any communications between your computer and the Website. Among other things, we may collect data about the type of computer you use, your Internet connection, your IP address, your operating system, and your browser type.

The information we collect is automatically used for statistical data and will not include personal information. We use this data to improve the Website and resource, product and/or service offerings. To the extent that you voluntarily provide personal information, the systems will associate the automatically collected information with your personal information.

Use of Cookies And Pixels

Similar to other commercial websites, this Website utilizes a standard technology called “cookies” and server logs to collect information about how the site is used. Information gathered through cookies and server logs may include the date and time of visits, the pages viewed, time spent on the site, and the websites visited just before and just after, as well as your IP address.

A cookie is a very small text document, which often includes an anonymous unique identifier. When you visit a website, that site’s computer asks your computer for permission to store this file in a part of your hard drive specifically designated for cookies. Each website can send its own cookie to your browser if your browser’s preferences allow it, but (to protect your privacy) your browser only permits a website to access the cookies it has already sent to you, not the cookies sent to you by other sites.

Third Party Use Of Cookies

Some content or applications, including advertisements, on the Website are served by third-parties, including advertisers, ad networks and servers, content providers, and application providers. These third parties may use cookies alone or in conjunction with web beacons or other tracking technologies to collect information about you when you use the Website. The information they collect may be associated with your personal information or they may collect information, including personal information, about your online activities over time and across different websites and other online services. They may use this information to provide you with interest-based (behavioral) advertising or other targeted content.

We do not control these third parties' tracking technologies or how they may be used. If you have any questions about an advertisement or other targeted content, you should contact the responsible provider directly.

Email Information

If you choose to correspond with Marks and Maker and/or Melinda Livsey or Marks and Maker through email, we may retain the content of your email messages together with your email address and any responses. We provide the same protections for these electronic communications that we employ in the maintenance of information received online, mail, and telephone. This also applies when you register for the Website, sign up through any of forms using your email address or make a purchase on this site. For further information, see the email policies below.

Email Policies

We are committed to keeping your e-mail address confidential. We do not sell, rent, or lease the subscription lists to third parties, and will not disclose your email address to any third parties except as allowed in the section titled Disclosure of Your Information.

We will maintain the information you send via e-mail in accordance with applicable federal law.

In compliance with the CAN-SPAM Act, all e-mails sent from www.marksandmaker.com and/or its email list host will clearly state who the e-mail is from and provide clear information on how to contact the sender. In addition, all e-mail messages will also contain concise information on how to remove yourself from the mailing list so that you receive no further e-mail communications if desired.

Emails from us provide users the opportunity to opt out of receiving communications from Marks and Maker and/or Melinda Livsey or Marks and Maker, and any partners, by reading the unsubscribe instructions located at the bottom of any e-mail they receive at any time.

Users who no longer wish to receive the newsletter or promotional materials may opt out of receiving these communications by clicking on the unsubscribe link in the e-mail.

How And Why We Collect Information

We collect your information in order to record and support your participation in the activities you select. If you register to download a resource, sign up for the newsletter, and/or purchase a product, we collect your information. We use this information to track your preferences and to keep you informed about the resources, products and services you have selected to receive and any related resources, products and/or services. As a visitor to this Website, you can engage in most activities without providing any personal information. It is only when you seek to download resources and/or register for resources, products and/or services that you are required to provide information.

Whether you are inside or outside the European Union and opt to receive any free resources, participate in any free training programs, register for a webinar, register for a live event, register for a seminar, or purchase any products sold by Marks and Maker and/or Melinda Livsey on this Website, you will have the option to enroll n a free email newsletter. If you do not wish to receive this newsletter, you can unsubscribe at any time. We include an “unsubscribe” link at the bottom of every email we send. If you ever have trouble unsubscribing, you can send an email to hello@marksandmaker.com or melinda@melindalivsey@gmail.com requesting to unsubscribe from future emails.

How Do We Use the Information That You Provide to Us?

We use personal information for purposes of presenting the Website and its contents to you, providing you with information, providing you with offers for resources, products and services, providing you with information about your subscriptions, carrying out any contract between you and Marks and Maker and/or Melinda Livsey, administering business activities, providing customer service, and making available other items and services to customers and prospective customers.

From time to time, we may use the information you provide to us to make you offers to purchase resources, products and/or services provided by third parties in exchange for a commission to be paid to us by such third parties. Should you opt to take part in such promotions, the third parties will receive your information.

From time to time, we may use the information you provide to us to display advertisements to you that are tailored to your personal characteristics, interests, and activities.

Disclosure Of Your Information

As a general rule, we do not sell, rent, lease or otherwise transfer any information collected whether automatically or through your voluntary action.

We may disclose your personal information to our subsidiaries, affiliates, and service providers for the purpose of providing our resources or services to you.

We may disclose your personal information to a third party, including a lawyer or collection agency, when necessary to enforce our terms of service or any other agreement between you and Marks and Maker and/or Melinda Livsey.

We may disclose information when legally compelled to do so, in other words, when we, in good faith, believe that the law requires it or for the protection of our legal rights or when compelled by a court or other governmental entity to do so.

How Do We Protect Your Information and Secure Information Transmissions?

We employ commercially reasonable methods to ensure the security of the information you provide to us and the information we automatically collect. This includes using standard security protocols and working only with reputable third-party vendors.

Email is not recognized as a secure medium of communication. For this reason, we request that you do not send private information to us by email. However, doing so is allowed, but at your own risk. Some of the information you may enter on the Website may be transmitted securely via a secure medium. Credit Card information and other sensitive information is never transmitted via email.

We may use software programs to create summary statistics, which are used for such purposes as assessing the number of visitors to the different sections of our site, what information is of most and least interest, determining technical design specifications, and identifying system performance or problem areas.

For site security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, the Company uses software programs to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage.

Policy Changes

It is Marks and Maker’s and Melinda Livsey’s policy to post any changes we make to the privacy policy on this page. If we make material changes to how we treat our users' personal information, we will notify you by email to the email address specified in your account and/or through a notice on the Website home page. The date the privacy policy was last revised is identified at the bottom of the page. You are responsible for ensuring we have an up-to-date active and deliverable email address for you, and for periodically visiting our Website and this privacy policy to check for any changes.

Visitors’ GDPR Rights

If you are within the European Union, you are entitled to certain information and have certain rights under the General Data Protection Regulation. Those rights include:

We will retain the any information you choose to provide to us until the earlier of: (a) you asking us to delete the information, (b) our decision to cease using our existing data providers, or (c) the Company decides that the value in retaining the data is outweighed by the costs of retaining it.

You have the right to request access to your data that the Company stores and the rights to either rectify or erase your personal data.

You have the right to seek restrictions on the processing of your data.

You have the right to object to the processing of your data and the right to the portability of your data.

To the extent that you provided consent to the Company’s processing of your personal data, you have the right to withdraw that consent at any time, without affecting the lawfulness of processing based upon consent that occurred prior to your withdrawal of consent.

You have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority that has jurisdiction over issues related to the General Data Protection Regulation.

We require only the information that is reasonably required to enter into a contract with you. We will not require you to provide consent for any unnecessary processing as a condition of entering into a contract with us.

Contact Us

Marks and Maker and Melinda Livsey welcome your questions or comments regarding the Privacy Policy:

Marks and Maker
110 E. Wilshire Ave. #101
Fullerton, CA 92832 USA

Email Address: hello@marksandmaker.com

Updated May 21, 2018