Personal Selling Power, Inc. (“Selling Power”, “we”, “us”, “our”) respects your privacy and has created this privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) in order to demonstrate our commitment to visitor privacy. This policy governs www.sellingpower.com (the “Site”). This Privacy Policy describes how we collect, use, disclose and protect personal information that you share with us. “Personal Information” is information that enables us to identify you, such as your name and e-mail address. We process Personal Information both as a Processor and as a Controller as defined in the GDPR. By using this Site, you agree to this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to this Privacy Policy, please do not use the Site.

Information Collection and Use
For each visitor to our website, our web server automatically recognizes the visitor’s email address as either a “registered user” or “anonymous.” Anonymous visitors may be directed to a registration page, though not required to complete it.

To monitor the performance of our Site we may collect non-personal information about our members and visitors, such as Internet server and browser identification, the Internet service provider, clickstream information, the web page from which a person enters our Site, webpages visited, duration of visit and domain type.

The only Personal Information that we collect about you is information you voluntarily provide through our Site by signing up for the services offered on our Site, via registration, signing up for our newsletters, downloading complimentary white papers, signing up for online events, and product order forms (“Services”) to give us contact information, such as your name, company name, title, address, phone number, and e-mail address. If a visitor opts-in to being contacted by us or a third-party, we or the named third-party may also use the information to contact visitors to discuss their interest in additional services, and to send information regarding the company, such as promotions and other events. Any such email will have an unsubscribe link to opt-out of receiving any further communication from us or the named third-party. To update or complete your registration information or Services you have signed up for, log-in to the Site and you will be directed to “Your Profile” page where you can update these settings.

If you order a subscription to Selling Power magazine (https://www.sellingpower.com/magazine/subscribe) or if you purchase a product through the Shop (http://sellingpower.mybigcommerce.com/), we use secure third-party intermediaries, Authorize.net for magazine subscriptions and BigCommerce for Shop purchases, to collect all financial and billing information and to manage the credit card processing. These intermediaries are solely links in the distribution chain, and are not permitted to store, retain, or use the information provided, except for the sole purpose of credit card processing. By ordering a subscription or making a purchase in the Shop you acknowledge that we are bound by Authorize.net’s privacy policy (https://www.authorize.net/company/privacy/) or BigCommerce’s privacy policy (https://www.bigcommerce.com/privacy/) (each an “Intermediary Policy”) and that to the extent applicable, you agree to be bound by the applicable  Intermediary Policy as well. You consent to and authorize Selling Power to share your Personal Information and billing information with the applicable Intermediary to the extent necessary to process your order or purchase.

We may also track and analyze non-identifying and aggregate usage and volume statistical information (“Aggregated Information”) from our visitors.

Information Sharing and Disclosure
We will not sell or rent your Personal Information, including visitor e-mail addresses, to anyone. We will share your information if you have opted-in to receive communications from a third-party provider of Services you signed up for on the Site. We may disclose your Personal Information to our third-party contractors who perform services for us in order to complete the Services you registered for on the Site. These contractors are permitted to use the Personal Information only for the purposes of such Services, unless we obtain your permission for additional use. We may disclose and transfer the information obtained from you through this Site or the Services to our partners or as part of a merger, acquisition or other sale of its assets or business.

Moreover, we may be legally obligated to disclose information to the government or to third parties under certain circumstances, such as illegal activity on our Site. We reserve the right to release Personal Information to our service providers, law enforcement or other government officials or in response to a formal request in a civil action, as we in our sole and absolute discretion, deem necessary or appropriate.

We may also provide Aggregated Information to third parties. Such information will not include Personal Information of any visitor.

Opt-Out Policy
If, at any time after requesting information from us or signing-up for Services, you change your mind about receiving information from us or about our sharing information with third parties, send us a request specifying your new choice. You can send us an email at web@sellingpower.com. We reserve the right to send visitors and registrants certain communications relating to the Services, such as service notifications and administrative messages, without offering you the opportunity to opt-out of receiving them.

Correcting & Deleting Your Information
You can update your contact information or request that we delete all personal information we have stored about you from your profile page. To update your contact information, enter in the updated information and select update profile. To delete your profile select delete my profile at the bottom of your profile page. If you have any questions about deleting your information please e-mail web@sellingpower.com.

Access Your Information
As a visitor, you have the right to request access to the information we have collected about you. You can do this by contacting us at web@sellingpower.com. We will provide you with an electronic copy of the information we process about you.

Protecting the Privacy of Children
SellingPower.com complies with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act. We do not direct any communication to children nor do we knowingly collect Personal Information from anyone under the age of 13. If you are under 13, please do not send any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, or email address. If upon notification by a parent or guardian, or discovery by other means that a child under 13 has registered on this site, we will immediately cancel the child’s membership and delete the child’s personally identifiable information from our records.

Cookies
When you interact with the Site, we try to make that experience simple and meaningful. When you visit our Site, our Web server sends a cookie to your computer. Cookies are files that Web browsers place on a computer’s hard drive and are used to indicate whether you have visited the Site previously. Choices about Cookies: You can configure your browser to accept all cookies, reject all cookies, or notify you when a cookie is set. (Each browser is different, so check the “Help” menu of your browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences.)

If you reject all cookies, you will not be able to use Selling Power Services that require you to “sign in,” and you may not be able to take full advantage of all offerings.

Our Practices Regarding Cookies: We use cookies for a number of purposes, including, to: access your account information when you “sign in,” so that we can provide you with customized content; keep track of preferences you specify while you are using the Site; estimate and report our total audience size and traffic; and conduct research to improve Selling Power’s content and services.

Third Party Cookies
We may from time to time engage third parties to track and analyze non-personally identifiable usage and volume statistical information from visitors to our Site to help us administer our Site and improve its quality. Such third parties may use cookies to help track visitor behavior. Such cookies will not be used to associate individual website visitors to any personally identifiable information. All data collected by such third parties on behalf of Selling Power is used only to provide us with information on Site usage and is not shared with any other third parties.

Third-Party Site
The Site contains links to other websites. Selling Power is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of these other websites. Visitors will need to check the privacy policy of these other websites to understand their policies. Visitors who access a linked site may be disclosing their private information. It is the responsibility of the user to keep such information private and confidential.

Security and Data Storage
Our Site has security measures in place to help protect against the loss, misuse, and alteration of the Personal Information and data under our control. We host the Site in a secure server environment that uses a firewall and other industry-standard technology to help prevent interference or access from outside intruders.

Selling Power keeps your account information active in our user databases in order to provide immediate access to your personalization preferences and data each time you visit the Site. However, any Personal Information of an individual within the European Union collected by us will only be retained for the period of time needed to fulfill the purposes for which we initially collected it.

If you ask Selling Power to delete your record, your record will be deactivated and then deleted from our user database within 72 hours.

International Privacy Laws
If you are using the Services from outside the United States, please be aware that you are sending your Personal Information to the United States where our servers are located. The information may then be transferred within the United States or back out of the United States to other countries, outside of your country of residence. These countries may not have data protection laws as comprehensive as those in your country of residence; however, our collection, storage and use of your Personal Information will at all times continue to be governed by this Privacy Policy.

Changes to this Privacy Policy
Selling Power may update this Privacy Policy at any time, so please review it frequently. If we make material changes, we will notify you in this Privacy Policy, by email or by a notice posted on the home page of the Site.

Questions?
If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or the practices of this Site, please contact us at Selling Power.

You may also call us at 540-752-7000 or 800-752-7355 or write to us at Personal Selling Power, Inc., P.O. Box 5467, 150 Riverside Pkwy. Suite 201, Fredericksburg, VA 22406.