Privacy, disclosure and other legal do-hickeys

Thank you so much for joining me on ssft.co, a collection of tips, how to’s, and ideas for personal brands, marketers and businesses interested in connecting and building a long-term relationship with their audiences. As we explore topics like content marketing, social media strategy, personal branding, and storytelling, here are the privacy, disclosure, terms and condition, and other legal do-hickeys that govern this conversation.

Please read the information on this page very carefully and if you do not agree with it, even if just in part, please don’t access this website.

We reserve the right to update this policy and, whenever we do so, we’ll notify you by updating the date of the policy, so I encourage you to check back periodically to stay up to date with it. Any updates will be effective immediately and you waive the right to receive specific notice of each such change or modification. You will, however, be deemed to have been made aware of it and have accepted it, if you continue to access ssft.co.

Terms & Conditions

The content on ssft.co is provided to and intended for users who are 18 or older. You are granted a non-exclusive, non-transferable, revocable license to access and use the website and the resources made available on ssft.co strictly in accordance with these Terms of Use.

As a condition of use of ssft.co, you agree to these terms, the associated privacy policy. If you do not agree with the aforementioned, you may not access this website and its resources.

All content on ssft.co, including text, graphics, logos, images, as well as the compilation thereof, and any software used is the property of ssft.co or its suppliers, highlighted as such, wherever the case, and are protected by copyright and the laws that protect intellectual property and proprietary rights.

You may not modify, publish, transmit, reverse engineer, participate in the transfer or sale, create derivative works, or in any way exploit any of the content, in whole or in part, found on ssft.co.

The information contained on ssft.co is intended for educational and informational purposes only, and shall not be understood or construed as legal, financial, tax or any other professional advice.

While we do our best to ensure the content we provide is accurate and provides you with valuable information, we cannot guarantee the accuracy of said information. As such, we cannot be held liable or responsible for any errors, omissions or damage you may suffer as a result of failing to seek competent advice from a professional who is familiar with your situation.

By accessing ssft.co, you acknowledge and accept full personal responsibility for the results of your actions, any harm or damage you suffer as a result of the use, or non-use, of the information available on ssft.co.

While we do believe in the effectiveness of the solutions, value of the resources, accuracy of the insights presented on ssft.co, they are to be considered the personal opinion of the author and do not guarantee any outcomes. Therefore, by using ssft.co, you agree and accept that applying the principles shared on the website come with no guarantees that you or any other entity will be able to obtain similar results.

Privacy

I value your privacy and I’d like to explain how we collect, use, disclose, and safeguard your information when you visit ssft.co including any other media form, media channel, mobile website, or application related to it.

Information we collect

When you access ssft.co, during your visit, you provide us with certain information about you.

Information you provide. In accordance with the principles of principles of legality, transparency and minimisation of processed data outlined by the General Data Protection Regulation no. 679/2016, we collect information such as name and email address that you provide when you get in touch with us through the Contact feature of the website, solely for the purpose of responding to your enquiry, feedback or request. We do not store this information in any type of database, nor do we share it with any third party or service.

When you choose to correspond with us through email, we may retain the content of the correspondence, together with your name, email address and our replies.

You are under no obligation to provide us with any kind of personal information, however, your refusal to provide us with certain information, may prevent us from responding to your request as well as prevent you from using certain features of the website. You may, at any given time, contact us to request access to, rectification or erasure of your personal data.

Information we collect through automatic data collection technology.

As you access and browse ssft.co, we may use automatic data collection technologies provided by third-party vendors, including Google Analytics, to collect certain information. By accessing ssft.co, you consent to the collection and use of your information by these third-party vendors.

This will generally include your device, technology, location, how you browse the website, operating system, browser type, age, gender, interests. The information we collect automatically is statistical, does not include personal information and is used to analyze and track how visitors use the website, determine the popularity of certain content and better understand users’ online activity, in order to develop better content and features.

Cookies & pixels

Cookies are very small text documents which often include an anonymous unique identifier. They are used to collect insights about how users browse a website and the information gathered through cookies and server logs may include the date and time of visits, time spent on the website, pages viewed, and the websites visited just before and just after our own, as well as your IP address.

ssft.co may use cookies as well as social media pixels, in accordance and compliance with the policies of their parent social media sites in order to track visitors to outside websites and tailor advertising messages displayed to users on said websites.

Disclosure

As a general rule, we don’t, rent, sell or share any information collected with third parties. We may, however, share your information with third parties like lawyers, collection agents when necessary to enforce our terms of service or any other agreement between you and us.

We may also share your information when we, in good faith, believe that the law requires it, in order to protect our legal rights or when compelled by a court or other governmental entity to do so.

GDPR

While we respect the privacy and employ commercially reasonable methods to ensure the security of the information provided to us by all users, under the General Data Protection Regulation no. 679/2016, European citizens have a certain set of rights, under which:

  • We ask for the bare minimum of information required to respond to a request, enquiry or feedback you’ve sent us and will never ask you to provide consent for any unnecessary processing as a condition of entering into a contract with us.
  • We retain the information you provide us until you ask us to delete it or we deem it unnecessary and delete it voluntarily, whichever comes first.
  • You can ask us to provide you with the information we have on you, rectify it, erase it, and in certain situations, you also have the right to data portability.
  • You can object to the processing of your data, seek restrictions on the processing of your data, and, if you’ve provided us with consent, you may withdraw it at any time without affecting the legality of the data processing and collection performed prior to your withdrawal.
  • You also have the right to lodge a complaint at the National Supervisory Authority for Personal Data Processing and before the competent courts of law that have jurisdiction over GDPR related issues.

Security

While we take reasonable administrative, technical, and physical measures to make sure the information you provide is secure, please bare in mind that no system, method or platform is 100% secure and invulnerable and, as such, we cannot guarantee complete security of your data.

Third party links

Some articles on ssft.co include examples, further reading or resources hosted on third party websites. Please note that we are not responsible for the personal information collected, tracking technology, terms of use, privacy policies of said websites. When you leave ssft.co to access that particular content, we encourage you to access the terms and conditions, privacy policies of said website.

Compensation disclosure

Some of the information presented on ssft.co may be associated with compensation or paid partnerships and will be identified as such. I will, however, never promote a brand, product or service just because I’ve been asked to, so the opinions associated with said content are my own. In other words, I don’t promote stuff I don’t personally like or believe in myself.

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