Privacy

Expert Fundraiser is operated by Alan Sharpe Consulting, Inc. It is our policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.

Website Visitors
Like most website operators, Alan Sharpe Consulting, Inc. collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Alan Sharpe Consulting, Inc.’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Alan Sharpe Consulting, Inc.’s visitors use its website. From time to time, Alan Sharpe Consulting, Inc. may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.

Alan Sharpe Consulting, Inc. also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on Expert Fundraiser blogs. Alan Sharpe Consulting, Inc. only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that blog commenter IP addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog where the comment was left.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to Alan Sharpe Consulting, Inc.’s websites choose to interact with Alan Sharpe Consulting, Inc. in ways that require Alan Sharpe Consulting, Inc. to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Alan Sharpe Consulting, Inc. gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who subscribe to the Expert Fundraiser email newsletter to provide a name and email address. Those who engage in transactions with Alan Sharpe Consulting, Inc. – by purchasing products from our store, for example – are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, Alan Sharpe Consulting, Inc. collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Alan Sharpe Consulting, Inc. Alan Sharpe Consulting, Inc. does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.

Aggregated Statistics
Alan Sharpe Consulting, Inc. may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. However, Alan Sharpe Consulting, Inc. does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
Alan Sharpe Consulting, Inc. discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Alan Sharpe Consulting, Inc.’s behalf or to provide services available at Alan Sharpe Consulting, Inc.’s websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others.

Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using Alan Sharpe Consulting, Inc.’s websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Alan Sharpe Consulting, Inc. will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, Alan Sharpe Consulting, Inc. discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Alan Sharpe Consulting, Inc. believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Alan Sharpe Consulting, Inc., third parties or the public at large.

If you are a registered user of an Alan Sharpe Consulting, Inc. website and have supplied your email address, Alan Sharpe Consulting, Inc. may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with Alan Sharpe Consulting, Inc. and our products. We primarily use our various product blogs to communicate this type of information, so we expect to keep this type of email to a minimum. If you send us a request (for example via a support email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. Alan Sharpe Consulting, Inc. takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.

Cookies
A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. Alan Sharpe Consulting, Inc. uses cookies to help Alan Sharpe Consulting, Inc. identify and track visitors, their usage of Alan Sharpe Consulting, Inc. website, and their website access preferences. Alan Sharpe Consulting, Inc. visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using Alan Sharpe Consulting, Inc.’s websites, with the drawback that certain features of Alan Sharpe Consulting, Inc.’s websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

Business Transfers
If Alan Sharpe Consulting, Inc., or substantially all of its assets were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Alan Sharpe Consulting, Inc. goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of Alan Sharpe Consulting, Inc. may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.

Ads
Ads appearing on any of our websites may be delivered to users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This Privacy Policy covers the use of cookies by Alan Sharpe Consulting, Inc. and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

Comments
Comments and other content submitted to our Akismet anti-spam service are not saved on our servers unless they were marked as false positives, in which case we store them long enough to use them to improve the service to avoid future false positives.

Privacy Policy Changes
Although most changes are likely to be minor, Alan Sharpe Consulting, Inc. may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in Alan Sharpe Consulting, Inc.’s sole discretion. Alan Sharpe Consulting, Inc. encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. If you have a WordPress.com account, you should also check your blog’s dashboard for alerts to these changes. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.

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