Privacy

 

Beyond Words Co. is committed to protecting your privacy and using technology that gives you a powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the Beyond Words website located at www.beyondwordsco.com and related platforms and services (together the “Website”) and governs our data collection and usage practices. By using the Website, you consent to the data practices described in this Statement of Privacy. If you do not agree with this Statement of Privacy or any part of it, you should not use the Website.

Collection of Personal Information

You will not be required to create a profile in order to browse the Website, read the blog, purchase goods, or request services. However, Beyond Words Co. collects the following personal information from you when you make a purchase:

  • e-mail address
  • name
  • home address
  • telephone number  
  • ZIP code
  • payment information

There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by Beyond Words Co. whenever you use or browse the Website. This information includes:

  • IP address
  • browser type
  • domain names
  • access times
  • referring website addresses

This information is used in the aggregate by Beyond Words Co. for the operation of the services we provide, to maintain the quality of the services, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Website.

You should take care to protect your personal information and to share it selectively. Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personal information or sensitive data through Beyond Words Co. public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others. Beyond Words Co. does not read any of your private online communications. Beyond Words Co. has the right, but not the obligation, to review the content of public message boards, and under no circumstances will Beyond Words Co. be responsible for the consequences of your disclosure of information on public message boards.

Beyond Words Co. encourages you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to link to from Beyond Words Co. so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information. Beyond Words Co. is not responsible for the privacy statements, data practices, or other content on websites other than the Beyond Words Co. Website, even if you link to the other websites through our Website.

Use of your Personal Information

Beyond Words Co. collects and uses your personal information to operate the Website and deliver the services you have requested. Beyond Words Co. also uses your personal information to inform you of other products or services available from Beyond Words Co. and its affiliates. Beyond Words Co. may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.

Beyond Words Co. does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties.  Beyond Words Co. may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Beyond Words Co., and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

Other than as described by this Statement of Privacy, Beyond Words Co. does not use or disclose your personal information without your written consent.

Beyond Words Co. keeps track of the websites and pages you visit while browsing the Website in order to determine what Beyond Words Co. services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within Beyond Words Co. to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

We will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Beyond Words Co. or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Beyond Words Co.; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Beyond Words Co., or the public.

Use of Cookies

The Website uses "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize Beyond Words Co. pages, or register with Beyond Words Co. Website or services, a cookie helps Beyond Words Co. to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same Beyond Words Co. Website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Beyond Words Co. features that you customized.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Beyond Words Co. services or Websites.

Security of your Personal Information

Beyond Words Co. secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. Beyond Words Co. secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.

Your Right to Access and Control Data

You may confirm, cancel, delete, augment or update your personal data at any time. You have the right to know if and how we’re using your personal data. If you don’t want to receive information from us, you may unsubscribe from future communications using the button embedded in any such communications you receive. You may also contact us at any time regarding the same at hello@beyondwordsco.com.

Statement of Privacy Parties

You must be over the age of 18 to use the Website. We do not knowingly collect or market the Website or any related goods or services to minors. Each user of the Website is bound by this Statement of Privacy. Each user is referred to throughout this Statement of Privacy as “you.” Beyond Words Co. is an Assumed Name of AffairCare, LLC, a Minnesota limited liability company. Beyond Words Co. is also referred to throughout this Statement of Privacy as “we” or “us.”

Changes to this Statement

Beyond Words Co. will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback, or for other reasons or no reason.  You must periodically review this Statement of Privacy to be informed of how Beyond Words Co. is collecting and using your data, and how Beyond Words Co. is protecting your information. If, at any time, you disagree with the Statement of Privacy or any part of it, you should stop using the Website.

Contact Information

Beyond Words Co. welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that Beyond Words Co. has not adhered to this Statement, please contact Beyond Words Co. at hello@beyondwordsco.com.