Revised January, 2016
We will always respect your privacy, your email address, and the information you give us. We’re not going to sell it, trade it, or abuse any information you submit to us. We answer common points of interest first and then provide more details below.
How’s my information going to be used?
When you sign up on our Products or Services, you’ll be receiving relevant information about TheSecretBrain, invites to our online events, as well as information about programs or products that pertain to your personal growth.
How do I to stop receiving emails from you in the future?
If you wish to stop receiving emails from us, you may unsubscribe at any time using the link provided at the bottom of all our emails. But if you’re still receiving emails from us, don’t worry, our Support Manager will be there for you! All you have to do is drop our Customer Support Manager an email at firstname.lastname@example.org or send one from our ‘Contact’ page.
Who’s going to get my information?
Your information’s safe with us. So don’t worry about getting spam emails about Viagra or debt consolidation. We’ll never give out your email address or any of the personal information you submit on this site to anyone else.
What if I email you?
Your emails are confidential, we won’t share your email, data, or email address. It’s just between you and us. More on this email policy is provided below.
- to remember your preferences
- to deliver information that match your interests
- to help us understand our audience and traffic patterns
- to let you log into membership and paid program areas
- to manage and present site info displayed on our website that will be specific to you
We also use Web Beacons to collect non-personal data on how you use our site, such as how long did you visit our page, what web browser you’re using, what’s your operating system, and who’s your Internet service provider. In addition, we also use Google Analytics and ad network data track inbound sources of visitors and how they interact with our site. This helps us build a better website to match our visitors’ needs. If you are uncomfortable with this, you are encouraged to use incognito or private browsing features of popular browsers. These modes discard all cookies and stored visit information when you close the browser and do not pass any information not acquired during the private browsing session. If that isn’t sufficient, you can disable cookies on your computer if desired. However, certain areas of the site may not function properly when cookies are disabled.
What if I post in one of your member areas or public forums?
Occasionally we hold open discussions through our site. This may be on articles we put in our membership area or via forums, web conferences, or chat rooms provided for visitor and/or member interaction. Please be aware that this is public space. Would you shout out your credit card information in public? Probably not. Use this same discretion when you post in our forums and when commenting in areas where commenting is permitted.
Members are be asked to provide certain personal information when they sign up for our Products or Services including items such as name, address, email address, telephone number, and billing information (such as a credit card number). The personal information collected from Members during the registration process (or at any other time) is used primarily for billing and to provide a customized experience as you use our Products and Services. Your information will never be licensed or sold to any third party. We may also make disclosure of personal information under the specific circumstances described below.
Occasionally we participate in affiliate networks to acquire new members. In those cases, if you arrive at our site via an affiliate, certain information regarding your activity will be available to the affiliate network operator. Although the organization in charge of the affiliate link will have information regarding purchases, we do not supply or facilitate personal information exchange with affiliates or any other entities. If the site on which you originated already has personal information, they may be able to associate your purchase action, intent, or lack thereof, with information they independently have acquired.
Online purchases and subscription
If you order services or products from our Company we will use the personal information you provide only to process that order or communicate with you about the items you expressed interest in. We do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to complete that order and/or provide the services requested.
Responses to email inquiries
When Visitors or Members send email inquiries to our company, the return email address is used to answer the email inquiry we receive. Our company does not use the return email address for any other purpose and does not share the return email address with any third party.
More about Automatic collection of information
Cookies: Our Company may use “Cookies” to collect information. Cookies are small pieces of information stored by your browser on your computer’s hard drive, at a web site’s request. Our Company Cookies do not contain any personal information, but are used primarily as follows:
- to keep track of temporary information. For example, Cookies allow us to keep track choices you make, such as closing parts of a page;
- to allow you join our services and register in special programs. Cookies allow us to remember you when you login to the places on our site that require Membership;
- to remember your country and language preferences;
- to help us understand the size of our audience and traffic patterns;
- to collect and record information about what you viewed on our Web site and what you viewed in our e-mail;
- to manage and present site information and the pictures displayed on your computer, and
- to deliver information specific to your interests.
Web Beacons: We may also place small “tracker gifs” or “beacons” on many of the pages on our website, in online advertising with third parties, and in our email. We use these beacons, in connection with Cookies, to collect non-personal data on the usage of our site including but not limited to the date and time of the visit, the pages visited, the referring web page, the type of browser (e.g., Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Internet Explorer), the type of operating system (e.g., Android, IOS, Windows, Linux, or Mac), and the domain name of the visitor’s Internet service provider (e.g., Comcast, Uverse). This information is collected about thousands of site visits and analyzed as a whole. This information is useful in, for example, tracking the performance of our online advertising such as online banner ads and to determine where to place future advertising on other web sites.
Some parts of our site may enable you to participate in public services such as discussion boards, chats, and live events. Please use discretion when posting personal information about yourself when using these services. Be aware that when you disclose personal information in these areas, such as your name, member name, email address, etc., the information may be collected and used by others to send unsolicited email. The services are open to other members and possibly the public, and what you post there can potentially be seen by anyone and is not protected. We try to moderate the comments as best we can but we can’t guarantee total control of the comments that you may receive while you participate in these services. Sometimes, you may find other people’s comments to be offensive, harmful or inaccurate.
Our company’s commitment to data security
We implement a variety of administrative, managerial, and technical security measures to help protect your personal information. Our Company has various internal control standards which relate specifically to the handling of personal information. However, while we strive to protect your personal information, you must also take steps to protect your information. We urge you to take every precaution to protect your personal information while you are on the Internet. While we make every effort to ensure the integrity and security of our network and systems, we cannot guarantee that our security measures will prevent third-party “hackers” from illegally obtaining this information.
Revisions to this policy