At LazyShepherd we respect your privacy and are committed to protecting it through compliance to our privacy policies.
How We Use Your Information
We may also use personal information about you to improve our marketing and promotional efforts, to analyze Site usage, to improve our content and product offerings, and to customize the Site’s content, layout, and services. These uses improve the Site and better tailor it to meet your needs, so as to provide you with a smooth, efficient, safe and customized experience while using the Site.
What Information Do We Collect?
Our primary purpose in collecting personal information from you is to provide you with a safe, smooth, efficient, and customized experience. This allows us to provide services and features that most likely meet your needs, and to customize our service to make your experience safer and easier. We only collect personal information about you that we consider necessary for achieving this purpose.
In general, you can browse the Site without telling us who you are or revealing any personal information about yourself. Once you become a User, we require you to provide various contact and identity information, billing information, and other personal information as indicated on the relevant forms on the Site (which vary, depending on what kind of User you are), and you are no longer anonymous to us, this extends to areas of the site where you may have formerly been anonymous prior to registration. Where possible, on these forms we indicate which fields are required and which fields are optional.
In addition, as you use the Site, you can from time to time enter or send to us personal information. For example, if you are a Subscriber, you can add various other information related to your Users, and if you are a User you may also submit information about your profile, and alternative contact methods.
You always have the option to not provide information by choosing not to become a User or by not using the particular feature of the Site for which the information is being collected.
We also automatically track certain information about you based upon your behavior on our Site. We use this information to do internal research on our users’ demographics, interests, and behavior to better understand, protect and serve you and our community. This information may include the URL that you just came from (whether this URL is on our Site or not), which URL you next go to (whether this URL is on our Site or not), your computer browser information, and your IP address.
Following your registration on the Site, you can review and change your information in your account area. We do not collect personal information automatically.
Our Disclosure of Your Information
We will not sell or rent your personally identifiable information to third parties without your explicit consent.
The following describes some of the ways that your information may be disclosed in the normal scope of business to provide our services:
Subscribers and Contacts, Etc.
In general, information you enter on the Site is available to the other persons – whether they are Users, Subscribers, or others – to whom you give access to your account or to whom you give access to the information through the normal operation of the Site.
Anonymized Aggregated Data
We may aggregate information to provide benchmarking and other comparison information regarding, for example, the relative success of a Subscribers’ outreach campaign relative to companies in the same or different industries. If we do so, it will be in a manner that does NOT personally identify or connect Subscribers with reporters and bloggers. We do not disclose any information that could be used to identify Subscribers personally.
We use the services of unrelated service providers in the operation of the Site, and may disclose personal information to them in the course of our use of their services. For example, we may use the services of third-party hosting companies to host the operation of the Site. This may involve the hosting of data, including personal information, on servers operated by those hosting companies. We take care to use only service providers that we believe are reputable and able to live up to our and your expectations, including about the handling of confidential information.
Legal Requests; Emergencies
We cooperate with law enforcement inquiries and demands for information that are made under force of law. Therefore, we may provide personal information to comply with any court order, law or legal process, including to respond to any government or regulatory request.
Accessing and Correcting Your Information
You can review and change, at any time, your personal information by logging into the Site and visiting your account profile page.
We have implemented measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthroised access, use, alteration and disclosure. All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers behind firewalls.
The safety and security of your information also depends on you. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password for access to certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We urge you not to share this password with anyone.
LazyShepherd strives to protect your personal information. For security we use the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol, which encrypts any information that your browser and LazyShepherd server exchange electronically. Once LazyShepherd receives your transmission, we make commercially reasonable efforts to ensure its security on our system.
Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot warrant the security of any information you transmit to us. Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk.
If you have questions, concerns or if you would like more detailed information, please email us at Legal[at]lazyShepherd.com