Privacy Policy

This privacy policy has been compiled to better serve those who are concerned with how their ‘Personally Identifiable Information’ is being used online. Personally Identifiable Information is information that can be used on its own or with other information to identify, contact, or locate a single person, or to identify an individual in context. Please read our privacy policy carefully to get a clear understanding of how we collect, use, protect or otherwise handle your Personally Identifiable Information in accordance with our website.

What personal information do we collect from the people that visit our blog, website or app?
When registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your name, email address, ZIP Code or other details.

When do we collect information?
We collect information from you when you fill out a form or enter information on our site.

How do we use your information?
We may use the information we collect from you when you register, sign up for our newsletter, sign our petition forms, or use certain other site features. In particular, we may send you regular emails and action updates related to desalination issues in California.

These communications are entirely voluntary and only serve to enhance our services. Users may limit the collection and use of their Personally Identifiable Information by not participating in activities in which we collect such information. Your submissions are solely at your risk, and we will not be liable for damages that may result from information collected on this site.

If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, you can email us at cadesalfacts (at) gmail (dot) com, or follow the instructions at the bottom of each email, and we will promptly remove you from ALL correspondence.

How do we protect your information?
We do not use vulnerability scanning and/or scanning to PCI standards.
We only provide articles and information. We never ask for credit card numbers.
We use Malware Scanning.

Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems and are required to keep the information confidential. In addition, all sensitive information you supply is encrypted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.

We implement a variety of security measures when a user enters, submits, or accesses their information to maintain the safety of your personal information.

Do we use ‘cookies’?
Yes. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your browser (if you allow) that enables the site’s or service provider’s systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information. We use cookies to help us compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future.

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. Because each browser is a little different, look at your browser’s ‘Help Menu’ to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.

If you disable cookies, some parts of the website may not work properly.

Do we disclose the information we collect to Third-Parties?
If you submit your information as a part of our effort to collect signatures regarding desalination issues in California, your name and zip code may be disclosed to public representatives.

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your Personally Identifiable Information unless we provide users with advance notice. This does not include website hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, analytics, 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 ours or others’ rights, property, or safety.

Third-party links
We do not include or offer third-party products or services on our website.

Google
Google’s advertising requirements can be summarized 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
We have not enabled Google AdSense on our site, but we may do so in the future.

We have implemented the following:
We, 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 as they relate to our website.

Opting out:
Users can opt out by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative Opt Out page or by using the Google Analytics Opt Out Browser add on.

How does our site handle Do Not Track signals?
We honor Do Not Track signals and Do Not Track, plant cookies, or use advertising when a Do Not Track (DNT) browser mechanism is in place.

Does our site allow third-party behavioral tracking?
It’s also important to note that we allow third-party behavioral tracking.

COPPA (Children Online Privacy Protection Act)
In accordance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, we do not knowingly collect Personally Identifiable Information from children under the age of 13 years old. If you believe we have information from anyone under the age of 13 years old, please notify us at the email provided below.

Users Outside of the United States
This site is intended for users in the United States, so your personal data will be processed by us in the United States where data protection and privacy regulations may not offer the same level of protection as in other parts of the world. By using this site, you agree to this privacy policy and consent to the transfer of Personally Identifiable Information transmitted by you to the United States.

Contacting Us
If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy, you may contact us at cadesalfacts (at) gmail (dot) com.

Last Edited on 2018-06-14