Privacy Policy

About Cookies

We use cookies on this site, couplepower.com (our site) for a number of purposes. They help us to
provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allow us
to improve our site. By continuing to browse the site, you are agreeing to the use of cookies.

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your
computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive.

We use the following cookies:

  • Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of
    our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log in to
    comment.
  • Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to
    recognize and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around
    the website when they are using it. This helps to improve the way the website
    works, for example, by ensuring that users find what they are looking for
    easily.
  • Functionality cookies. These are used to recognize you when you return to the
    website. This enables any personalized content for you, greet you by name
    and/or remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or
    region).

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which they
are used on the website below.

First-party cookies

This website will set some cookies that are essential for the website to operate correctly. These
cookies, none of which capture personally identifiable information, are as follows:

  • Visitor ID – this cookie is a numeric value that identifies
    unique visitors and provides coherence and consistency to a site visit;
  • Page Number – this cookie identifies the page you are on;
  • Session ID – this cookie identifies your website session;
  • Test – this cookie checks whether or not your browser supports
    cookies;

Third-party cookies

Our website will set several types of third-party cookie, of which we do not control the operation
of any of them. The third-party cookies which may be set include:

  • Google Analytics –Google Analytics is used to collect data about
    website usage. This data does not include personally identifiable
    information
    . You can view the Google Privacy Policy here: www.google.com/policies/privacy/.
  • Social Sharing– a cookie is used when you use the social sharing
    service on our website to share a link with LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, etc.
  • More information about the Sharing app privacy policy can be
    found here: https://jetpack.com/support/sharing/#privacy
    under the Site Visitors sections.
  • Blog Comments- If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in
    to save 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.

You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of
all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of the site.

About Privacy

In addition to the non-personally identifiable data collected by cookies, if you choose to contact
us via our contact form or sign up to receive informational items you will be sharing additional information such as name, email and perhaps information about your business and/or website.

In most cases, information is gathered and stored in the website database or via a third-party service.  All information gathered via contact form is stored in this website database and on my email server. Both can be deleted upon request.

Information and informational items are provided in exchange for adding your email address and
possibly your name, business and or website information to our mailing list.
 Our mailing list is stored
and executed via Mailchimp for the sole purpose of communicating information as well as occasional marketing of services and products. The mailing list will specifically detail what type of emails you may receive and possibly the frequency. You may unsubscribe from the said email list(s) at any time by using the
unsubscribe link provided in every email. A copy of MailChimp’s Privacy Policy can be found here:  https:/mailchimp.com/legal/privacy/

Your information is never shared or sold to others for marketing purposes and is only shared with third-party
services as necessary and explained above as well as being checked with an automated SPAM detection service.

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.

When visitors leave comments the site collects the data shown in the comments form, and also the
visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection. 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. Visitor comments may be checked
through an automated spam detection service.

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.

Your Data Rights

If you 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.