What personal information do we collect from the people that visit our blog, website or app?
When ordering or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your name, email address or other details to help you with your experience. When using the mobile app we will ask for your permission to use your location.
When do we collect information?
We collect information from you when you register on our site or enter information on our site or when you use the mobile application.
How do we use your information?
We remain the right to implement anonymous usage statistics. We use your location details to show other people where a picture has been taken. This is the only reason we need the location, we will not store any additional location details. We may use the other information we collect from you when you register, make a purchase, sign up for our newsletter, respond to a survey or marketing communication, surf the website, or use certain other site features in the following ways:
- To personalize your experience and to allow us to deliver the type of content and product offerings in which you are most interested.
- To improve our website in order to better serve you.
- To allow us to better service you in responding to your customer service requests.
How do we protect your information?
We only provide articles and information. We never ask for credit card numbers.
Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. In addition, all sensitive/credit information you supply is encrypted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.
We implement a variety of security measures when a user enters, submits, or accesses their information to maintain the safety of your personal information.
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your Personally Identifiable Information.
Google's advertising requirements can be summed up by Google's Advertising Principles. They are put in place to provide a positive experience for users. https://support.google.com/adwordspolicy/answer/1316548?hl=en
We have not enabled Google AdSense on our site but we may do so in the future.
California Online Privacy Protection Act
According to CalOPPA, we agree to the following:
Users can visit our site anonymously.
- By logging in to your account
Does our site allow third-party behavioral tracking?
It's also important to note that we do not allow third-party behavioral tracking
COPPA (Children Online Privacy Protection Act)
When it comes to the collection of personal information from children under the age of 13
years old, the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) puts parents in control. The Federal Trade
Commission, United States' consumer protection agency, enforces the COPPA Rule, which spells out what operators
of websites and online services must do to protect children's privacy and safety online.
We do not specifically market to children under the age of 13 years old.
Fair Information Practices
The Fair Information Practices Principles form the backbone of privacy law in the United States and the concepts they include have played a significant role in the development of data protection laws around the globe. Understanding the Fair Information Practice Principles and how they should be implemented is critical to comply with the various privacy laws that protect personal information.
In order to be in line with Fair Information Practices we will take the following
responsive action, should a data breach occur:
We will notify you via email
• Within 7 business days
We will notify the users via in-site notification
• Within 1 business day
We also agree to the Individual Redress Principle which requires that individuals have the right to legally pursue enforceable rights against data collectors and processors who fail to adhere to the law. This principle requires not only that individuals have enforceable rights against data users, but also that individuals have recourse to courts or government agencies to investigate and/or prosecute non-compliance by data processors.
CAN SPAM Act
The CAN-SPAM Act is a law that sets the rules for commercial email, establishes requirements for commercial messages, gives recipients the right to have emails stopped from being sent to them, and spells out tough penalties for violations.
We collect your email address in order to:
To be in accordance with CANSPAM, we agree to the following:
• Not use false or misleading subjects
or email addresses.
• Identify the message as an advertisement in some reasonable way.
• Monitor third-party email marketing services for compliance, if one is used.
• Honor opt-out/unsubscribe requests quickly.
If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, you can email us at
firstname.lastname@example.org and we will promptly remove you from ALL correspondence.
Privacy regarding images
Earthinks can not be held responsible for the content uploaded by users. Nor can Earthinks be held responsible
if an image a user has uploaded is downloaded or being used by a third-party.
If someone has posted your personal information or uploaded an image without your consent, start by contacting the uploader and asking them to remove the content.
If you can't reach an agreement with the uploader, or if you are uncomfortable contacting them, you can contact an administrator or email us at email@example.com
In the case where harassment crosses the line, Earthinks remains the right to terminate a user's
Harassment may include but is not limited to:
• Abusive images, comments, private messages
• Impersonating a different user
• Racist images, comments, private messages
• Making an attempt to scam
Harassment may be reported at firstname.lastname@example.org and these actions will then be reviewed by Earthinks.
Earthinks remains the right to terminate a user's account if they do anything of the following,
but is not
• Posting nudity/sexual content
• Posting violent or graphic content
• Posting harmful or dangerous content
• Posting spam
These actions will be reviewed by Earthinks and dealt with accordingly.
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• Last Edited on 4th of July 2017