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Privacy policies

Privacy

This privacy policy discloses the privacy practices for H.O.P.E. Education, LLC and The Website  www.hopeineducation.com  This privacy policy applies to information collected by this website and any affiliate or partner used by H.O.P.E. Education, LLC in order to conduct business and provide products and services to you. It will notify you of the following:

1. What personally identifiable information is collected from you through the web site, how it is used and with whom it may be shared.

2. What choices are available to you regarding the use of your data.

3. The security procedures in place to protect the misuse of your information.

4. How you can correct any inaccuracies in the information.

Information Collection, Use, and Sharing

We may use your information in the following ways:

  • To operate and maintain the Website; 
  • To send you promotional information, such as newsletters. Each email promotion will provide information on how to opt-out of future mailings; 
  • To send you administrative communications, such as administrative emails, confirmation emails, technical notices, updates on policies, or security alerts; 
  • To respond to your comments or inquiries; 
  • To provide you with user support; 
  • To track and measure advertising on the Website; or,
  • To protect, investigate, and deter against unauthorized or illegal activity.

We are the sole owners of the information collected on this site. We only have access to/collect information that you voluntarily give us via email or other direct contact from you. We collect only the minimal information needed to provide you with services and product you have requested. We will not sell or rent this information to anyone.

We will use your information to respond to you, regarding the reason you contacted us and for email marketing and newsletters that you consent to when you sign up. We will not share your information with any third party outside of our organization, other than as necessary to fulfill your request, e.g. to ship an order.

As stated when you subscribe to our email list, we may contact you via email in the future to tell you about specials, new products or services, blog posts or changes to this privacy policy.

Advertising

Retargeting Ads
From time to time, the Website may engage in remarketing efforts with third-party companies, such as Google, Facebook, or Instagram, in order to market the Website. These companies use cookies to serve ads based on someone’s past visits to the Website. 

Sponsored Content Tracking Pixels
This Website may engage in sponsored campaigns with various influencer networks, brands, and agencies. All sponsored content is duly disclosed in accordance with the FTC’s requirements. From time to time, these sponsored campaigns utilize tracking pixels (aka web beacons), which may contain cookies to collect data regarding usage and audience. This information is collected by the sponsoring company to track the results of the campaign. As stated above, these pixels may capture your IP address on behalf of the content sponsor. No personally identifiable information collected by the Website is used in conjunction with these tracking pixels.

Your Access to and Control Over Information

You may opt out of any future contacts from us at any time. You can do the following at any time by contacting us via the email at lisa.burns@hopeineducation.com.  You have the right to:

  • Change/correct any data we have about you.
  • Have us delete any data we have about you.
  • Express any concern you have about our use of your data.
  • You have the right to access any information we have about you by submitting a request for information.
  • In certain situations, you may request that we erase or forget your personal data.

Submit all requests to lisa.burns@hopeineducation.com

Please note that we may need to retain certain information for recordkeeping purposes or to complete transactions, or when required by law. 

Children's Information

The Website does not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 18. If a parent or guardian believes that the Website has personally identifiable information of a child under the age of 18 in its database, please contact us immediately and we will use our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.

Security

We take precautions to protect your information. When you submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and offline.

While we use encryption to protect sensitive information transmitted online, we also protect your information offline. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, billing or customer service) are granted access to personally identifiable information. The computers/servers in which we store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment.

Cookies

We use "cookies" on this site. A cookie is a piece of data stored on a site visitor's hard drive to help us improve your access to our site and identify repeat visitors to our site. For instance, when we use a cookie to identify you, you would not have to log in a password more than once, thereby saving time while on our site. Cookies can also enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our site. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information on our site.

Some of our business partners may use cookies on our site. However, we have no access to or control over these cookies. You may at any time request information about our business partners and what personally idetifyable information they have about you.

Updates

Our Privacy Policy may change from time to time without notice. All updates will be posted on this page and can be accessed by you at any time.

If you feel that we are not abiding by this privacy policy, you should contact us at lisa.burns@hopeineducation.com.

Registration

In order to use parts of this website, a user must first complete the registration form. During registration a user is required to give certain information (such as name and email address) in order to deliver any free content to you. If you check the newsletter/email subscription box, this information will be used to contact you about the products/services on our site in which you have expressed interest. As stated on the subscription forms, you are opting-in to marketing and our newsletter when you click the subscribe box. You may unsubscribe at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of any of our communications to you. 

In compliance with the CAN-SPAM Act, all emails sent from our organization will clearly show who the email is from and provide clear information on how to contact the sender. In addition, all email messages will also have information on how to remove yourself from our mailing list so that you receive no further email communication from us.

Do we share your data with anyone?

We do not share, sell, rent, or trade your information with any third parties without your consent, except from what is described below:

The Website may share your information with third parties when you explicitly authorize us to share your information. Additionally, the Website may use third-party service providers to service various aspects of the Website. Each third-party service provider’s use of your personal information is dictated by their respective privacy policies. The Website currently uses the following third-party service providers: 

  • Google Analytics – this service tracks Website usage and provides information such as referring websites and user actions on the Website. Google Analytics may capture your IP address, but no other personal information is captured by Google Analytics. 
  • SquareSpace- this service is used to host the Website. Some information may be collected by this service in order to provide you with our content and track analytics. 
  • ConvertKit – this service is used for delivery of email updates and newsletters. ConvertKit stores your name and email address for purposes of delivering such communications. 
  • Paypal – this service is used for payment processing on ecommerce products. At no time is your banking information passed to the Website. We receive only information used for order fulfillment and reporting. 
  • Stripe – the Website uses Stripe to host its ecommerce application for payment purposes. When orders are placed through Stripe, the Website will store information about the purchase, including your name, address, email address, IP address and location. This information is used for order fulfillment. You may automatically receive certain correspondence from us related to your order, but your purchase will not automatically add you to any marketing email lists.  
  • Teachable- The Website uses Teachable for it's course delivery and payment for courses. Information collected by this service provider is used only to deliver content to you and collect payment. You may be enrolled in a our email system through ConvertKit as part of the course. You may opt in to this part of the course if you wish. Opting out is always just a click away on the bottom of each email. You may opt out at any time.

You may request a report of what information each provider has about you at any time and request that all information about you be deleted at any time. Please know that deleting all information will result in your being unsubscribed to any services we provide that you have chosen to receive.

We will disclose your personal information if required by law or to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order or legal process. However, we will do what we can to ensure that your privacy rights continue to be protected.

Privacy Policy updated 18 May 2018.

 

Terms of Use + Other Policies

Comment Policy

Be nice. There is too much icky in the world as it is. This is not the place for more of that. As your mamma told you- If you can’t say constructive in a positive way, don’t say anything at all. Ok. So, maybe that’s my take on what she said. You get the idea. I’m all for a good honest discussion, but I’m not for tearing anyone down. Ever.

H.O.P.E. Education, LLC and www.hopeineducation.com reserves the right to delete and/or block any comments on our website or social media we deem inappropriate or negative at any time.

If you make any comments on our blog, you need to know that information is voluntarily given by you and as such, H.O.P.E. Education, LLC has the right to use that information in the promotion of it's business. You may request that blog comments be removed at any time by emailing us at lisa.burns@hopeineducation.com

Copyright Policy

Sharing is great. I love it when you all share! Feel free to use a photo or two but link them back to my site. Remember that all content is property of H.O.P.E. Education, LLC. Any free content is for personal use and use in your classroom only. Pinning is appreciated and welcomed. Please do not make any edits to pictures without first obtaining my written permission. Thank you!

All purchased content is for your express use only (personal and classroom). I work hard to provide quality content. This is how I support myself. Please do not forward purchased content to friends or colleagues. If you love what you have purchased (and I hope you do), tell that friend or colleague and send them a link so they can get their own copy. Thanks a bunch!

Orders

We request information from you on our order form. To buy from us, you must provide contact information (like name and shipping address) and financial information (like credit card number, expiration date). This information is used for billing purposes and to fill your orders. If we have trouble processing an order, we'll use this information to contact you. We do not store your information on this site. All information from orders is stored at our payment portal by Stripe or PayPal. Your email and name may also be stored on our account at the email management company ConvertKit.

Surveys & Contests

From time-to-time our site requests information via surveys or contests. Participation in these surveys or contests is completely voluntary and you may choose whether or not to participate and therefore disclose this information. Information requested may include contact information (such as name and shipping address). Contact information will be used to notify the winners and award prizes. Survey information will be used for purposes of monitoring or improving the use and satisfaction of this site.

Links

This web site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.

Disclosure Policy

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) revised their guidelines in 2009 regarding endorsements and testimonials in order to protect the public from any misleading advertising that is paid for by a group or company. Since this website is a source of income us. There may occasionally be testimonials or endorsements included. We feel it’s important that you, our clients and readers, should receive full disclosure of the following:

  • The content of this website is a source of income for us. There may be endorsements, testimonials or promotion of other websites for that purpose.
  • We will only promote those products, businesses and services that we have used ourselves, believe in and feel our readers will benefit from.
  • Products or services provided to us by businesses for review are given to us free of charge. This does not in any way guarantee a positive review.
  • We promise we will always give an honest review whether or not we are partnering with the advertiser or being paid for our review.
  • Our first priority is to you, our readers. We would never be untruthful just to make a few dollars.
  • Although we try to give full disclosure for our mentions of products/businesses/services, every mention many or may not be noted as an affiliate.

We hold ourselves to the highest standards. Our goal is to be helpful and encouraging to our readers with our content while generating a small profit for ourselves to compensate us for our time and ideas in the process. Our readers are important to us and we care about, pray for and appreciate you every day. It is always our intention to be honest and upfront with our readers in all of our content.

Your Responsibility

The Website and any information contained herein was developed strictly for informational purposes. You understand and agree that you are fully responsible for your use of the information provided on the Website. H.O.P.E. Education, LLC makes no representations, warranties or guarantees. You understand that results may vary from person to person. H.O.P.E. Education, LLC  assumes no responsibility for errors or omissions that may appear in the Website.

We reserve the right to amend these policies at any time. You may visit this page on our website at any time to view updates. 

Terms of Use + Other Policies updated 18 May 2018.