We don’t require any personal information to browse this website. All of the content and recommendations are provided free of charge. However, we do collect information in the following ways:
When visitors leave comments on this website we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
When registering to join the Cash Cow Community, you may be asked to enter your email address so that we can provide ongoing email correspondence. Your personal information is never used outside of our company, and we never sell your personal information to third parties.
Automatically Collected Information
When you access the website or open one of our emails, we may automatically record and store certain information about your system by using cookies and other types of technologies. Examples of such information we automatically collect may include Internet Protocol address (“IP Address”), a unique user ID, device and browser types and identifiers, referring and exit page addresses, software and system type, and information about your usage of our website. Examples of how our Site uses automatically collected information include : (a) automatically update the Site application on your system; (b) remember your information so that you will not have to re-enter it during your visit or the next time you access the Site; (c) provide customized advertisements, content, and information; (d) monitor the effectiveness of marketing campaigns; (e) monitor and store aggregate site usage metrics such as total number of visitors and pages accessed; and (f) track your entries, submissions, and status in any promotions or other activities.
You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your web browser settings. Since each browser is a little different, look at your browser’s “Help Menu” to learn the correct way to modify your cookies. We always honor “Do Not Track” (DNT) signals when DNT browser mechanism is in place. If you delete or choose not to accept cookies from this website, you may not be able to utilize features to their fullest potential.
Advertisers and Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics to help analyze how visitors use this site. Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are small text files placed on your computer, to collect standard internet log information and visitor behavior information in an anonymous form. The anonymous information generated by Google Analytics cookies about your use of this website is transmitted to Google. This information is processed to compile statistical reports on website activity for this site only. The information collected (described above in “Automatically Collected Information”) will be collected directly by these service providers to evaluate your use of this website so that we can optimize the content, and its marketing, to better meet your needs. This is an essential tool for us to operate this website as a free to use service.
Embedded content from other websites
Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third-party products or services on our website. These third-party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We, therefore, have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites.
Surveys & Contests
From time-to-time, our site requests information via surveys or contests. Participation in these surveys or contests is completely voluntary and you may choose whether or not to participate and therefore disclose this information. Information requested may include contact information (such as name and shipping address), and demographic information (such as zip code, age). Contact information will be used to notify the winners and award prizes. Survey information will be used for purposes of monitoring or improving the use and satisfaction of this site.
We collect personal information when you willfully subscribe to our community email newsletter, submit a request on our contact form, or leave a comment on an article.
We may use your information we collect from you in the following ways:
If you would like to opt-out, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
If you submit your email address, any information you submit (name, email, etc.) as well as automatically collected information (such as your IP address) are retained indefinitely. Remember, you have the right to be forgotten. Simply contact us at email@example.com to request that we forget your information.
Google Analytic data is retained for 38 months.
We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of this website and your personal information. Our hosting platform regularly scans our WordPress database to protect against malware and other vulnerabilities.
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your Personally Identifiable Information unless we provide you with advance notice. This does not include website hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or serving our users, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release information when its release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect our or others’ rights, property or safety.
Non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.
Google’s advertising requirements can be summed up by Google’s Advertising Principles, which are put in place to provide a positive experience for users – https://support.google.com/adwordspolicy/answer/1316548?hl=en
According to CalOPPA, we agree to the following:
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. We do not allow third-parties to collect PII from children under 13.
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 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.
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:
If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, you can email us at firstname.lastname@example.org, or follow the instructions at the bottom of each email and we will promptly remove you from ALL correspondence.