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Privacy Policy

We are committed to maintaining the trust and confidence of all our clients, readers, viewers and website visitors by ensuring that your privacy is protected.

Our business is based on adding value to the lives of our users through our emails, newsletters, blogs, videos, online programs and all other media.

Most importantly we do not sell, rent or trade our information, email lists, or any other visitor data with any other companies for marketing purposes, we never have and never will.

We keep the minimum information necessary to enable us to add as much value as possible for you.

This Privacy Policy provides the detail on the information we collect and why, how we use it, and how we keep it secure. Should we ever ask you to provide any information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

Who we are

Our website address is: http://www.Inspiringbreaks.com.au and www.takejoyseriously.org

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

We may collect the following information depending on which of our services or programs you choose to access:

  • Contact information including email addresses
  • Name, age and job title
  • Demographic information such as address, postcode or IP address
  • Other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offer

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

What do we use the information for?

We only collect the minimum information appropriate to deliver to you the service you are accessing and we only ever use this information to better understand your needs and provide you with a better service.

So, we use this information for the following:

  • To deliver our products and services
  • To improve our products and services
  • To periodically send promotional emails about products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting and beneficial using the email address you have provided
  • Internal record keeping

Security

When you purchase a program we normally only collect your name, email and contact number, but for some programs this may include additional information such as address and job title. This information may be stored in our system, or with third party cloud-based services such as Mailchimp or Acuitiy who may be used for the provision of our online services to you. These third party services are responsible with us for processing and safeguarding your data and as such comply with this Privacy Policy.

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Transaction Security

We believe in the strictest guidelines when payments are taken. When placing your order with us online all information regarding your method of payment whether by credit card or debit card is passed through a secure checkout operated by a third-party payment gateway Paypal. This ensures your card details are handled in the most secure, efficient and confidential manner. These third-party payment gateways are controlled by their own strict guidelines which keep your information secure and private and we choose them because they are the world’s leading experts in performing these transactions.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Phishing

We will never send you an email asking you for any personal information, this includes your address details or payment details. If you receive an email which appears to be from us asking for this information then please contact us immediately straight and do not reply to such an email.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement.

You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You are entitled to view, amend, or delete any of your information that we hold.  You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Access to, or Deletion of, your Personal Information

Simply email your request to us with the contact form on our website or email your request directly to hello@takejoyseriously.org or hello@inspiringbreaks.com

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please email us as soon as possible. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

You can unsubscribe from our emails at any time you choose with one click using the unsubscribe link included in the footer of every email we send you which will also remove you from our weekly free video coaching blog mailing.

Updates

This policy will be continually updated in line with improving best practice, developing technology and changes to legislation. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any such changes.

This policy is effective from 1st May 2018.