Who we are
Our website address is: https://ProsAndCommas.com. Pros & Commas serves clients in the United States only; this website was not created to serve nor do we or our website actively market to residents of the EU (European Union).
GDPR Compliance: This Site is intended solely for individuals residing outside of the territory of the European Union. By accessing and using this Site, you hereby agree and represent either (i) you are not a resident of the European Union, or (ii) if you are a resident of the European Union, that you hereby provide express consent to any personal information which may be collected from you by this Site, including, but not limited to, first name, last name, email address, phone number, physical address, IP address, and social media accounts and information. In no event shall any user cause this Site to collect personal information of any individual residing in the European Union without first obtaining the express consent of such individual.
How We Collect Your Data
We collect personal information from you in a variety of ways, including: when you interact with us electronically or in person; correspond via email, when you access our website; when we provide our services to you; respond to a survey; fill out a form; interact with us via third-party platforms such as social media, chat box, etc.
What information do we collect? When submitting an inquiry or uploading files on our site, you may be asked to enter your name, e-mail address, mailing address, phone number, or information from inquiries you have made, or communications between us.
We use first- and third-party cookies. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computers hard drive through your Web browser – if you allow – that enables the sites or service providers systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information. Cookies are not malicious programs that access or damage your computer.
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.
Who we share your data with
We do share your data with partners and/or subcontractors who help us provide and improve our website and/or services as follows. We also impose strict restrictions on how our partners/vendors can use and disclose the data we provide. Your information is likely to be available to various extent to those who support our business (and their subcontractors) including:
- Our web developers (access only)
- Technical infrastructure hosts (data)
- Our CRM (data including name, phone number, address)
- Analytics provider (anonymous data) – Google Analytics, etc.
In each case we strive to provide the minimum amount of information or access necessary for those third parties to fulfill their obligations to us and ultimately you.
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.
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 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.
Transfers of personal information outside the EU
This website is operated from the United States. We do not knowingly serve clients outside the U.S. We may store and process your information through third-party hosting services in the US and other jurisdictions. As a result, we may transfer your personal information to a jurisdiction with different data protection and government surveillance laws than your jurisdiction.
Our website uses Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology to ensure your details are encrypted and securely communicated to us, safe from prying eyes or malicious threats. Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) is a protocol for enabling data encryption on the Internet and for helping website users confirm the owner of the website. However, we cannot guarantee that your submissions to our website, any content residing on our servers, or any transmissions from our server will be completely secure.
We take reasonable steps to protect your personal information. However, we are not liable for any unauthorized access to this information.
California Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance
Because we value your privacy we have taken the necessary precautions to be in compliance with the California Online Privacy Protection Act. We therefore will not distribute your personal information to outside parties without your consent.
Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance
We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act), we do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our website, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older.