This privacy policy has been compiled to better serve those who are concerned with how their ‘Personally Identifiable Information’ (PII) is being used online. PII, as described in US privacy law and information security, 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 my privacy policy carefully to get a clear understanding of how I collect, use, protect or otherwise handle your Personally Identifiable Information in accordance with my website.

What personal information do I collect from the people that visit my site?

When commenting or registering on my site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your name, email address or other details to help you with your experience.

When do I collect information?

I collect information from you when you register or enter information on my site.

How do I use your information?

I may use the information I collect from you when you register, comment on a post, respond to a survey, surf the website, or to follow up with you after correspondence.

How do I protect your information?

I do not use vulnerability scanning and/or scanning to PCI standards.

I only provide articles and information. I never ask for credit card numbers.

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 information you supply is encrypted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.

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

Does this site use ‘cookies’?

Yes. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the site’s or service provider’s systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information.

I use cookies to compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interactions in order to offer better site experiences and tools in the future. I also use Google Analytics to track this information on my behalf.

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, it won’t affect your experience on my site.

Third-party disclosure

I do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your Personally Identifiable Information. I may release information only when it’s release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce my site policies, or protect mine or others’ rights, property or safety.

However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

Third-party links

I do not include or offer third-party products or services on my website.

California Online Privacy Protection Act

CalOPPA is the first state law in the nation to require commercial websites and online services to post a privacy policy. The law’s reach stretches well beyond California to require any person or company in the United States (and conceivably the world) that operates websites collecting Personally Identifiable Information from California consumers to post a conspicuous privacy policy on its website stating exactly the information being collected and those individuals or companies with whom it is being shared. Read more.

According to CalOPPA, I agree to the following:

  • Users can visit my site anonymously.
  • Once this privacy policy is created, I will add a link to it on my home page or as a minimum, on the first significant page after entering my website.
  • My Privacy Policy link includes the word ‘Privacy’ and can easily be found on the page specified above.

You will be notified of any Privacy Policy changes on my Privacy Policy page.
You can change your personal information by logging in to your account or emailing me as sean@bluesabre.org

General Data Protection Regulation

You can contact me at any time to:

  • Request access to information I have about you.
  • Correct any information I have about you.
  • Delete any information I have about you.

Please send all inquiries to sean@bluesabre.org.

How does my site handle Do Not Track signals?

I 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 my site allow third-party behavioral tracking?

It’s also important to note that I do 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.

I do 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 I will notify you via email within 7 days.

I also agree to the Individual Redress Principle which requires that individuals have the right to legally pursue enforceable rights against data collectors and processors who fail to adhere to the law. This principle requires not only that individuals have enforceable rights against data users, but also that individuals have recourse to courts or government agencies to investigate and/or prosecute non-compliance by data processors.


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