The following discloses the information gathering and dissemination practices for KnowThis.com, a service operated by KnowThis LLC (“KnowThis.com”). KnowThis.com is strongly committed to maintaining the high standards of privacy for all users of our service.
USER PROVIDED INFORMATION
KnowThis.com does not sell or make available for rental to third parties any information provided by its users.
INFORMATION ON USER ACTIVITY
KnowThis.com may use the Internet Protocol (IP) address of your digital devices (i.e., computer, tablet, smartphone) to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer our website. Additionally, we may track user activity, via server logs and search box entries, on an aggregated basis in order to understand general user trends which is designed to help us improve user’s experience with KnowThis.com.
Additionally, KnowThis.com utilizes analytics services provided by Google to collect general user information, such as pages visited, users’ geographic location, user acquisition, and many others. However, such analytics only evaluates data at a broad user level and does not track individual users. For more information about Google’s information collection practices including user opt-out information see this link: https://policies.google.com/.
INFORMATION FROM CHILDREN
Children under the age of 13 do not provide any information in order to access areas of KnowThis.com.
KnowThis.com utilizes session cookies, which are set to expire after a user’s session has ended. These cookies are used to improve the user’s interaction with the site but are not used to gather user information. KnowThis.com also uses permanent cookies that are necessary for the proper operation of our website metrics and site traffic reports supplied by Google Analytics. This information is collected anonymously and the analytics program only looks at the collective users’ experience. Note that permanent cookies can be removed by the user through their browser’s preference or options area.
For European countries covered by the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), KnowThis.com requires acceptance before cookies, including general cookies used to improve the user’s interaction with the site and analytics cookies, are loaded on a user’s device.
KnowThis.com utilizes online forms that enable site visitors to send messages and make product review requests (e.g., review certain published products). Under certain situations, the information contained on a visitor-completed form, including contact information, will be retained in the event follow-up communication with the message sender is required. Additionally, the information of eligible requesters of review materials, such as cases studies, may be retained for follow-up communication by KnowThis.com.
KnowThis.com offers certain products for purchase. All purchase transactions are handled by a third-party fulfillment service (e.g., Amazon). Purchaser information provided to KnowThis.com by this service may include customer name, shipping address and email address. In most cases, this information is necessary to complete a transaction. Purchaser information may be retained as evidence of a purchase and for follow-up messaging by KnowThis.com.
PRIVACY OF LINKS
KnowThis.com contains many links to external internet resources (e.g., websites). KnowThis.com is not responsible for the privacy policies (or lack of) or the content of these external internet resources. Please refer to the privacy statement at these external internet resources for further clarification of their policies.
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, please contact us.