Privacy PolicyThis Privacy Policy governs the manner in which Strategic Internet, LLC (“Strategic Internet,” “Strategic Marketing” or “we”) collects, uses, maintains and discloses information collected from users in provisioning web services including integrated marketing, website design and application development, e-Learning creation, automatic follow up, domain name registration, basic DNS services, Geo Trust certificates, Thawte certificates, hosting, Search Engine Optimization, Social Media Marketing and other related internet services. Strategic Internet reserves the right to change this Privacy Statement and its policies prospectively at any time, subject to applicable laws and regulations, by posting notice of such changes on its web sites.

Privacy: Strategic Internet is committed to safeguarding the information its users entrusted to it. As a sign of our commitment to protect consumer privacy, Strategic Internet has submitted a certification for participation in the SafeHarbor program between the United States and the European Union. Strategic Internet subscribes to the SafeHarbor principles published by the U.S. Department of Commerce.

The Personal Information We Collect: Strategic Internet may collect personally identifiable information from users in a variety of ways, including online and offline subscription and order forms, paper or telephone submissions, and other instances where users are invited to volunteer such information. Additionally, contact information may be collected during any correspondence relating to member support, as well as in connection with products and services offered on Strategic Internet sites. We collect your name, business name and type, address, phone number, email address, billing information including credit card number and expiration date. We only use your name, address, billing information/credit card information to process your order. The addresses are used for customer support, required notifications, product and policy updates and marketing releases. Under no circumstances will we use this information for anything else not described in this privacy notice. All users may at any time opt-out of our marketing by clicking the unsubscribe link located at the bottom of all marketing and membership notices.

Financial Information: Whenever users apply for web hosting services or sign up for any other product or service through Strategic Internet; we require financial information such as a credit card number and billing address before we will process that application. We will not sell, share or rent any financial information collected except as disclosed in this policy or as necessary to fulfill orders.

Protocol (IP) Addresses: IP addresses are collected from all visitors to Strategic Internet Sites including strategicmarketing-consultants.com, digitalmarketingstrategies.consulting, and internetmarketingstrategies.consulting or any other company owned sites. IP addresses are used to administer the daily operations of our site, to help diagnose problems with our servers, and to help prevent fraud.

Data Integrity: We make diligent efforts to maintain accurate information on our users. To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, Strategic Internet has put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect. Each new user email address is verified prior to receiving authorized passwords. ICANN mandated WhoIs verification notices are sent out annually for review to ensure accuracy.

Data Security: Strategic Internet has put stringent security procedures in place to protect information collected about our users. We constantly monitor our systems, which are protected using industry-standard security measures. Secure Sockets Layer (“SSL”) connections are used to communicate to our system to protect user financial information as well as encrypting vital information that users input through Strategic Internet’s web sites. However, Strategic Internet cannot guarantee that the information submitted to, maintained on, or transmitted from our systems will be completely secure.

In addition, when you visit our sites, we automatically collect certain information about your device, including information about your web browser, IP address, time zone, and some of the cookies that are installed on your device. Additionally, as you browse the Site, we collect information about the individual web pages or products that you view, what websites or search terms referred you to the Site, and information about how you interact with the Site. We refer to this automatically-collected information as “Device Information.”

We collect Device Information using the following technologies:

– “Cookies” are data files that are placed on your device or computer and often include an anonymous unique identifier. For more information about cookies, and how to disable cookies, visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org.

– “Log files” track actions occurring on the Site, and collect data including your IP address, browser type, Internet service provider, referring/exit pages, and date/time stamps.

– “Web beacons,” “tags,” and “pixels” are electronic files used to record information about how you browse the Site.

Additionally when you make a purchase or attempt to make a purchase through the Site, we collect certain information from you, including your name, billing address, shipping address, payment information (including credit card numbers, email address, and phone number. We refer to this information as “Order Information.”

When we talk about “Personal Information” in this Privacy Policy, we are talking both about Device Information and Order Information.

HOW DO WE USE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION?

We use the Order Information that we collect generally to fulfill any orders placed through the Site (including processing your payment information, arranging for shipping, and providing you with invoices and/or order confirmations). Additionally, we use this Order Information to:
Communicate with you;
Screen our orders for potential risk or fraud; and
When in line with the preferences you have shared with us, provide you with information or advertising relating to our products or services.

We use the Device Information that we collect to help us screen for potential risk and fraud (in particular, your IP address), and more generally to improve and optimize our Site (for example, by generating analytics about how our customers browse and interact with the Site, and to assess the success of our marketing and advertising campaigns).

SHARING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

We share your Personal Information with third parties to help us use your Personal Information, as described above. For example, we use Woo Commerce to power our online store–you can read more about how Woo Commerce uses your Personal Information here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. We also use Google Analytics to help us understand how our customers use the Site–you can read more about how Google uses your Personal Information here: https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/. You can also opt-out of Google Analytics here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

Finally, we may also share your Personal Information to comply with applicable laws and regulations, to respond to a subpoena, search warrant or other lawful request for information we receive, or to otherwise protect our rights.

As described above, we use your Personal Information to provide you with targeted advertisements or marketing communications we believe may be of interest to you. For more information about how targeted advertising works, you can visit the Network Advertising Initiative’s (“NAI”) educational page at http://www.networkadvertising.org/understanding-online-advertising/how-does-it-work.

You can opt out of targeted advertising by visting the links below:

FACEBOOK – https://www.facebook.com/settings/?tab=ads
GOOGLE – https://www.google.com/settings/ads/anonymous
BING – https://advertise.bingads.microsoft.com/en-us/resources/policies/personalized-ads

Additionally, you can opt out of some of these services by visiting the Digital Advertising Alliance’s opt-out portal at: http://optout.aboutads.info/.

DO NOT TRACK
Please note that we do not alter our Site’s data collection and use practices when we see a Do Not Track signal from your browser.

If you are a European resident, you have the right to access personal information we hold about you and to ask that your personal information be corrected, updated, or deleted. If you would like to exercise this right, please contact us through the contact information below.

Additionally, if you are a European resident we note that we are processing your information in order to fulfill contracts we might have with you (for example if you make an order through the Site), or otherwise to pursue our legitimate business interests listed above. Additionally, please note that your information will be transferred outside of Europe, including to Canada and the United States.

DATA RETENTION
When you place an order through the Site, we will maintain your Order Information for our records unless and until you ask us to delete this information.

MINORS
The Site is not intended for individuals under the age of 18.

CHANGES
We may update this privacy policy from time to time in order to reflect, for example, changes to our practices or for other operational, legal or regulatory reasons.

CONTACT US
For more information about our privacy practices, if you have questions, or if you would like to make a complaint, please contact us by e-mail at [email protected] or by mail using the details provided below:

P.O. Box 88033, Atlanta, GA, 30356, United States

This page was last updated June 5, 2018.