Last Updated: April 21, 2020
What personal information does Emissary collect from the people that visit the blog or website?
When filling out a form, ordering or registering on the Emissary site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your name, email address, phone number or other details to help you with your experience.
When does Emissary collect information?
Emissary collects information from you when you fill out a form or enter information on the site.
How does Emissary use your information?
Emissary may use the information collected from you when you register, make a purchase, sign up for a newsletter, respond to a survey or marketing communication, surf the website, fill out a form, or use certain other site features in the following ways:
To follow up with you after correspondence (live chat, email, forms or phone inquiries)
How does Emissary protect your information?
Emissary only protects information by storing it on a computer in a locked building, office or house. Emissary does not use vulnerability scanning and/or scanning to PCI standards. Emissary does not use Malware Scanning.
All credit card transactions are processed through a gateway provider and are not stored or processed on our servers.
Does Emissary use ‘cookies’?
Understand and save user’s preferences for future visits.
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 browser settings. Since browser is a little different, look at your browser’s Help Menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.
If you turn cookies off, some of the features that make your site experience more efficient may not function properly. It won’t affect the user’s experience that make your site experience more efficient and may not function properly.
Google’s advertising requirements can be summed up by Google’s Advertising Principles. They are put in place to provide a positive experience for users. https://support.google.com/adwordspolicy/answer/1316548?hl=en
Emissary may use Google Ads and Google Tracking.
Emissary has implemented the following:
Emissary, along with third-party vendors such as Google use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookies) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) or other third-party identifiers together to compile data regarding user interactions with ad impressions and other ad service functions as they relate to our website.
Users can set preferences for how Google, or other search engines and online websites, advertises to you using the Google Ad Settings page. Alternatively, you can opt out by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative Opt Out page or by using the Google Analytics Opt Out Browser add on.
California Online Privacy Protection Act
According to CalOPPA, Emissary agrees to the following:
Users can visit the site anonymously.
Does the Emissary site allow third-party behavioral tracking?
It’s also important to note that Emissary does not allow third-party behavioral tracking
COPPA (Children Online Privacy Protection Act)
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.
Emissary does not specifically market to children under the age of 13 years old.
Fair Information Practices
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 Emissary will take the following responsive action, should a data breach occur. Emissary will prominently post on the website about the data breach with details of what happened and what has happened to remedy it.
CAN SPAM Act
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.
Emissary collects your email address in order to:
Send information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions. To be in accordance with CANSPAM, Emissary agree to the following:
Not use false or misleading subjects or email addresses.
Identify the message as an advertisement in some reasonable way.
Include the physical address of Emissary’s business or site headquarters.
Monitor third-party email marketing services for compliance, if one is used.
Honor opt-out/unsubscribe requests quickly.
If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, you can email Emissary at firstname.lastname@example.org and Emissary will promptly remove you from ALL correspondence.