Privacy Policy

The website you have entered, thomasflintcopy.com, its sub-domains, affiliated websites or applications, and any services available therefrom, including any mobile versions of the website or mobile applications, the “Site”, is operated by Thomas Flint, “Thomas Flint Copy”, “we” or “us”.

We respect your privacy rights and recognize the importance of protecting data collected from you and about you.

This privacy policy, the “Privacy Policy”, describes how we collect, use, share, and protect that data.

If you do not accept and agree with this Privacy Policy, you must stop using the Site immediately.

Your continued use of the Site constitutes your unconditional acceptance of this Privacy Policy.

a. We collect personal data when you voluntarily provide it to us.

The only personal data we collect from you is that which you voluntarily choose to provide.

Personal data means information that can reasonably be used to identify you personally, such as your name, phone number, address, and email address.

We collect this personal data when you voluntarily provide it to us, such as when you submit an inquiry.

You can choose not to provide the requested data, but you might not be able to take advantage of certain Site features.

b. We automatically collect non-personal data about your browser or device and your use of the Site.

When you access and use the Site, our technology and tools may automatically collect and record certain data, which does not identify you as an individual, about your use of the Site, your IP address, browser type, the make and model of device used to view the Site, unique device identifiers, the referring web page, pages visited, search terms, and other information relating to your use of the Site, browser or device.

We use tracking technologies, such as cookies and/or pixel tags, to collect data about your use of and access to the Site.

Cookies are small bits of information that may be placed on your computer by websites you visit, applications you use, or advertisements you view. Cookies alone tell us nothing about who you are.

Pixel tags generate a generic notice of a visit to the Site. Pixel tags are used in conjunction with cookies to anonymously track the activity on the Site by a particular browser on a particular site.

This Site uses security applications and services to identify and block access to IP addresses that attempt to maliciously attack or gain access to this Site.

This Site uses security applications and services to identify and block access to IP addresses assigned to select countries other than the United States.

Use of Collected Data

We collect and use the types of data described above to assist in the administration and operation of the Site and to provide you an efficient, meaningful experience. We may use the data to:

• Fulfill our obligations with respect to the reason you volunteered the data, e.g., to respond to an inquiry, etc.;

• Allow you to participate in certain features of the Site;

• Improve the Site or our products, events, and services;

• Optimize your experience on the Site, e.g., troubleshooting technical programs, storing your preferences, etc.;

• Notify you about changes to the Site, including this Privacy Policy;

• Carry out our obligations and enforce our rights arising from arrangements between you and us; and

• For any other purpose with your consent or as permitted by law.

Additionally, we may use the data for marketing purposes to:

• Provide you with additional information regarding products and services from Thomas Flint, its affiliated companies, or from others that may be of interest to you via email, text message, or through advertising on various social media platforms or websites, both desktop and mobile, that you may visit; and

• Develop, improve, and target our promotional messaging to you and others.

Legal Basis for Processing Personal Data

To the extent you provide us with personal data, we are processing your personal data under the following lawful basis:

a. Consent: by clicking the opt-in button on the Site you consent to permit us to process your personal data for the purposes set forth in this Privacy Policy.

b. Processing necessary for compliance with legal obligations.

Third-Party Websites

We do not control the privacy policies of third-party websites or applications, our affiliates, service providers, and business partners which may be accessed, directly or indirectly, through your use of the Site.

Any data you provide to, or that is collected by, third-parties may be subject to the privacy policies of those sites or applications, including third-party content embedded on the Site, if any. It is up to you to review the terms of use and privacy policy of third-party websites or third-party content originators.

How We Share Data

a. Affiliates and Subsidiaries. We do not share your personal data collected on this Site with our subsidiaries or affiliated companies.

b. Service Providers. We do not provide personal data to our service providers.

c. Law Enforcement and Safety. We may also share or disclose your data to comply with a court order or other legal obligation, to enforce the Site terms of use, and to protect the rights, property or safety of our users and other third-parties. We may disclose data to government or law enforcement officials or private parties as we determine, in our sole and absolute discretion, is necessary or appropriate to respond to claims or to comply with legal processes, to comply with laws, regulations or ordinances or to prevent or stop illegal, unethical or actionable activity.

GDPR

We do not market, target, solicit, offer or provide products or services to individuals, businesses or organizations located in European Union (EU) and European Economic Area (EEA) countries.

IP addresses assigned to or identified as being located within European Union (EU) and European Economic Area (EEA) countries are intentionally blocked from accessing the Site.

Opting-Out of Data Use or Withdrawing Consent

As described above, we collect personal data about you when you voluntarily provide it to us and collect other data about you and your use of the Site automatically when you interact with us.

If you do not want us to use your collected data as described above, or if you wish to withdraw your consent to permit us to process your personal data, please contact us using our Contact page.

If you no longer wish to receive communications from Thomas Flint, you can opt-out from receiving such messages in the future by following the instructions in the message or contacting us using our Contact page.

With respect to the Site’s use of cookies and other similar technologies, by adjusting settings on your browser, you may elect not to allow cookies to be placed, and thus opt- out of certain features of the Site and the Site’s automatic collection of certain data about you.

Protection and Retention of Data

We use appropriate technical and organizational measures to ensure a level of security appropriate to the risk and to safeguard your data in our possession.

However, no data transmission over the Internet is completely secure and no security mechanism is impenetrable.

Therefore, although we take steps to protect your data, we cannot guarantee the security of the data that we collect from you or the security of our servers or the Site.

By accessing the Site, any transmission of data is at your own risk and you agree to assume all risk in connection with data sent to us or collected by us.

We retain data only as long as necessary in light of the reasons it was collected as set forth in this Privacy Policy, or until you inform us you wish to have your data deleted, whichever comes first.

Please note that we may retain your data for longer periods of time as necessary to comply with our legal obligations or respond to governmental authorities.

Children and Parents

We respect children’s privacy. We do not target or knowingly or intentionally collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of 26 years of age.

By using the Site, you represent and warrant that you are either 26 year of age or using the Site with the supervision of a parent or guardian.

If you are under the age of 26, you may not use the Site.

If you become aware that your child has provided us with personal information without your consent, please follow this link to contact us via our Contact page.

Security

We take precautions to protect your information. We have in place appropriate physical, electronic and managerial procedures to prevent unauthorized access to sensitive and personally identifiable information.

Strict security measures are in place to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of information pertaining to our Site.

This Site is run on servers located in data centers with state of the art security technology.

Data center and network operations center security personnel are on-site 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, monitoring the facility, equipment, network and services.

When you submit sensitive information via this Site, your information is protected both online and offline.

Wherever this Site collects sensitive information, such as credit card data, that information is encrypted and transmitted to us, or our credit card processing service, in a secure manner.

You can verify this by looking for a padlock icon in the URL address bar and looking for “https://” at the beginning of the URL address.

While this Site uses 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, order fulfillment or customer service, are granted access to personally identifiable information.

As a matter of your general internet privacy and security, a VPN connection should be used when accessing any site on the Internet.

This Site uses security applications and services to identify and block access to IP addresses that attempt to maliciously attack or gain access to this Site.

This Site uses security applications and services to identify and block access to IP addresses assigned to select countries other than the United States.

Sharing

We may share aggregated demographic information with businesses providing services relevant to hosting this site. This data is not linked to any personal information that can identify any individual person.

We use the following businesses, products or services on this Site: Elegant Themes, Google reCAPTCHA V3, Google Analytics, Google Search, Gravatar, SiteGround, Wordfence and WordPress.

These businesses do not retain, share, store or use personally identifiable information for any secondary purposes beyond your access to this Site and fulfillment of your requests submitted through this Site.

We do not receive any affiliate compensation from these businesses.

IP Address Blocking

This Site uses security applications and services to identify and block access to IP addresses that attempt to maliciously attack or gain access to this Site.

This Site uses security applications and services to identify and block access to IP addresses assigned to select countries other than the United States.

CAN-SPAM Compliance

In compliance with the CAN-SPAM Act, all email sent from us will clearly state who the email is from and provide clear information on how to contact us.

In addition, all email messages will also contain instructions on how to remove yourself from our email list so that you receive no further email communication from us.

Choice To Opt-Out

This Site provides users the opportunity to opt-out of receiving communications from us and our business partners by reading the unsubscribe instructions located at the bottom of any email they receive from us.

Users who no longer wish to receive email from us may opt-out of receiving these communications by clicking on the unsubscribe link in the email or by contacting us via this site’s  Contact Page located here: Contact Page.

Be advised, if you choose not to receive email from us, we will no longer be able to provide services to you.

To Opt-Out of receiving email from us follow this link to our Contact page.

Email Spam Protection

This Site uses Akismet, Google reCAPTCHA V3 and Wordfence to protect against contact form and email spam.

Privacy Policy Updates

We reserve the right to revise or update this Privacy Policy at any time without notice.

While we do not intend to make any changes to this Privacy Policy, we do reserve the right to change, modify or update this Privacy Policy at any time without notification.

If any changes are made to this Privacy Policy, the date that the revised or updated Privacy Policy is posted to this Site will appear below this paragraph.

This Privacy Policy was updated November 20, 2021.

If you believe that we are not abiding by this Privacy Policy, you should follow this link to contact us via the Contact page.

Miscellaneous

From time to time, we may update this Privacy Policy to reflect, among other things, changes in the law or our data collection and use practices and such modifications shall be effective upon posting by Thomas Flint.

Your continued use of the Site after an updated Privacy Policy signifies your unconditional acceptance of the revised Privacy Policy.

It is important that you review this Privacy Policy regularly to ensure you are updated as to any changes.

Contact Us

If you have any general questions about this Privacy Policy or other aspects of the Site or would like to correct, update or erase data provided to us, please follow this link to contact us via our Contact page.

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