Brandie Freely, (“Brandie Freely,” “we,” “us,” or “our”) extends a warm welcome to you. We invite you to explore and utilize our websites, including, but not limited to, https://www.brandiefreely.com/ and https://www.theescapismretreat.com/ (collectively referred to as the “Websites”).
GDPR and Data Privacy Framework Notification Individuals located in the European Economic Area (“EEA”) are encouraged to review the provisions of the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) and the EU-U.S. Data Privacy Framework Principles by following this link.
Furthermore, if your personal information is transferred from the EEA or Switzerland to the US, in accordance with the E.U.-U.S. or Swiss-U.S. Data Privacy Framework Principles, we recommend reviewing these principles as well.
The Information We Collect or Receive; Purpose of Collection and Usage In the process of operating the Websites and interacting with you, we will gather (and/or receive) various types of information, as outlined below:
Contact Information When you sign up to receive newsletters, participate in surveys, enroll in classes, make product or service purchases, or become our affiliate partner, you may be required to provide specific information about yourself. This information can include your name, address, email address, social media details, phone number, and PayPal address (only when signing up as our affiliate partner), as well as SSN#/Tax ID# (only when signing up as our affiliate partner) (collectively referred to as "Contact Information"). We employ Contact Information to deliver requested products or services, offer direct marketing of our present and future products and services, and get in touch with you.
Order Information When you place an order, you must provide us with specific details about the products and services you wish to purchase. This information is collectively known as "Order Information" and is used to fulfill your order.
Billing Information To complete a product or service purchase, you will need to provide additional information beyond Personal Information and Order Information. This "Billing Information" may encompass a debit card number, credit card number, expiration date, billing address, activation codes, and similar data. Billing Information is collected and processed by our third-party payment processor, who acts on our behalf (refer to "Onward Transfers to Third Parties"). We do not directly obtain or process any Billing Information.
Other Information In addition to the details mentioned above, we may collect supplementary information (collectively, "Other Information"), which includes:
a. Voluntarily Provided Information: Additional information about yourself that you voluntarily submit to us (e.g., via a survey), such as household income range, gender, product and service preferences, and other non-personally identifying information.
b. Automatically Collected Information: Information automatically gathered when you use the Websites, including, but not limited to:
IP addresses, which may consist of static or dynamic IP addresses and sometimes indicate a specific identifiable computer or device.
Browser type and language.
Referring and exit pages and URLs.
Date and time of access.
Amount of time spent on specific pages.
Sections of the Websites you visit.
c. Information from Cookies: Data collected through "cookie" technology. Cookies are small packets of data that websites store on your computer's or mobile device's hard drive to help your computer "remember" information about your visit. We may use both session cookies (which expire when you close your web browser) and persistent cookies (which remain on your computer until deleted) to gather Other Information and enhance your experience on the Websites. You may be able to disable this feature on your computer or mobile device if you do not wish to accept cookies from us; however, this may affect the proper functioning of the Websites. Please consult your internet browser's documentation for instructions on how to disable cookies and delete persistent cookies.
For Google Analytics, visit: https://www.google.com/analytics
e. Information from Other Sources: We may also collect or receive information from third parties, such as Facebook and other third-party social media sites.
Information Collected by or Through Third-Party Advertisers/Remarketers We may share Other Information about you with third parties, including, but not limited to, advertising and remarketing providers, as well as other brand partners. This sharing serves the purpose of personalizing or gaining insights into your interactions with ads or other content. These third parties may utilize cookies, pixel tags (also known as web beacons or clear gifs), or other technologies to gather Other Information for these purposes, including tailoring, targeting (e.g., behavioral, contextual, retargeting, and remarketing), analyzing, reporting on, and/or managing advertising campaigns or other initiatives. For instance, pixel tags enable us and these third parties to identify specific cookies
Aggregate Data To enhance our comprehension of our visitors, customers, products, and services, we may analyze Order Information and Other Information in aggregate form. This helps us manage, maintain, operate, and enhance the Websites and our products and services. Please note that this aggregated data does not personally identify you. We may share this aggregated data with our affiliates, agents, and business partners. Additionally, we may disclose aggregated user statistics to describe our products and services to current and potential business partners, as well as other third parties for lawful purposes.
Sharing with Third Parties Similar to many other businesses, we engage with other companies to carry out specific business-related functions. To the extent necessary for them to provide these services, we may disclose your information, including personal information in some instances, to certain types of third-party companies. These services may include technical support, order fulfillment, customer service, marketing support, payment processing, survey collection, promotional and marketing assistance, and overall business operations. These third-party entities will only have access to your information, potentially including personal information, as required to fulfill their duties and within the confines of the law. Additionally, we may share your information, including personal information, with our parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, joint ventures, or other entities under common control with us, in order to facilitate the delivery of our products and services.
Disclosure to Government Authorities Under certain circumstances, we may be compelled to disclose personal data in response to lawful requests from public authorities. Such disclosures may be necessary to meet national security or law enforcement requirements. Additionally, we may disclose personal information to other third parties when obligated to do so by government authorities, or when required by law or regulation, including but not limited to compliance with court orders and subpoenas.
Opt-Out for Direct Marketing If you wish to opt out of the use of your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you can do so at any time by sending your request via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please allow us a reasonable time to process your request.
Additionally, you have the option to manage your receipt of marketing and non-transactional communications by clicking on the “unsubscribe” link located at the bottom of any Brandie Freely marketing email. It's important to note that customers cannot opt out of receiving transactional emails related to their account or orders. We will make reasonable efforts to promptly handle such requests. However, it may not always be possible to completely remove or modify information in our subscription databases.
It is advisable to exercise caution before disclosing any information in any Public Forum.
Information Security Measures We take commercially reasonable measures to safeguard the Information against loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. We consider the risks associated with processing and the nature of such data, and we comply with applicable laws and regulations. It is important to note that while we strive to ensure data security, no security system is entirely impervious. We cannot guarantee the security of our databases, nor can we guarantee that the information you transmit to or receive from us over the Internet will not be intercepted. Specifically, please exercise care when sending information via email, as email communication with the Websites may not be completely secure.
Important Notice for Non-U.S. Residents The Websites and their servers are operated in the United States. If you are located outside the U.S., please be aware that providing us with any information, including personal information, means transferring it from your country of origin to the U.S. Unless data transfers fall under the EU-U.S. Data Privacy Framework Principles and the Swiss-U.S. Data Privacy Framework Principles, providing or allowing us to collect such data through our Websites constitutes your consent to this data transfer.
California Residents Brandie Freely does not monitor, recognize, or comply with behavioral advertising opt-out mechanisms, including general web browser “Do Not Track” settings and/or signals.
California residents should review their specific rights under the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) here.
Email: Brandie Freely, email@example.com