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Privacy Notice

This Privacy Notice for The Chattering Hound ("we", "us", "our", or "the Company"), describes how and why we might collect, store, use, and/or share or process your information when you use our services or products (collectively known as "Services"), such as when you:

  1. Visit our website at https://www.thechatteringhound.com or any website of ours that links to this Privacy Notice.

  2. Engage with us in any other related ways, including on any social media platforms or via networking, sales, or marketing events.

If you do not agree to this Privacy Notice, you should not use this website or provide personal information. Your continued use of this site and our Services constitutes your acceptance of the Privacy Notice. We may modify this Privacy Notice from time to time and post those modifications here. Your continued use of this site after any such modification constitutes your acceptance of the modified Privacy Notice.

This Privacy Notice discloses what information we gather, how we use it, and how you may correct or change the information we have. Please read the complete Privacy Notice below, as well as our Terms and Conditions of Use and Cookie Policy, and contact us if you have any questions.

 

Consent

When you use, access, or visit our online sites, respond to electronic communications that we send to you, or click on our online media, you consent to our online privacy practices applicable to consumers who interact with, visit or use our Services. If you do not agree with our policies and practices, please do not use our Services. 

 

What Information We Collect

We collect the information you provide to us. This includes:

  1. General Information. Some information (“General Information”) is gathered automatically when you access this site or electronically. This General Information (which may include, but is not limited to, time of visit, pages visited, and time spent on each page of the webpages; referring site details (such as the URL a user came through to arrive at this site); type of web browser; type of operating system (OS); flash version, JavaScript support, screen resolution, and screen color processing ability; and network location and IP address) does not identify you personally.

    • How much information we collect depends on your device and the device settings utilized to access our Services. 

    • You may be able to opt out of allowing us to collect this information by changing your device settings. However, if you choose to opt out, you may not be able to use certain aspects of our Services.

  2. Personal Information. Some information that may be identifiable as yours (your “Personal Information”) is not gathered automatically. If you wish to provide Personal Information, you must do so voluntarily, and you may do so in a number of different ways. The following are some types of Personal Information gathered:

    • Contact Information. When you contact us via this site or email us directly, you may be asked for certain Personal Information, such as your name, address, city, state, zip code, phone number, email and/or reason for contact.

  3. Email Information. When you send us email messages, we may retain the content along with your email address and our response to you.

  4. Cookies are small pieces of data stored by the user’s web browser on the hard drive of the user’s computer. Cookies “remember” what information the user accessed. Cookies that are used by our website do not capture any personally identifying information. By changing security settings on your device, you may disable cookies. If you disable cookies, you may not be able to properly display all web pages on this site. You can find our Cookie Policy here. 

  5. Opting Out. You have the option to not disclose personal information. If you choose not to provide personal information requested by the Company, some services or products may be limited.

We do not collect or process any sensitive information.

 

You are responsible for notifying us of any changes to your information. 

Protecting Your Information

Transmission of personal information to us is at your own risk. You should only access our site and transmit personal information in a secure environment. To guard your nonpublic personal information, we maintain reasonable administrative, physical, and technical safeguards. Although we do our best to protect your personal information, no electronic environment or information storage technology is 100% secure. You provide your personal information at your own risk. Your information is maintained until you ask us to delete it.

How We Process Your Information

We may use the information that you share with us to:

  • Provide you with services and respond to your requests;

  • Share information with you;

  • To request feedback;

  • Provide you with updates, marketing communications, targeted advertising, or offers for services;

  • Verify your identity, prevent fraud, and protect your personal information;

  • Personalize your web-based interactions with the company;

  • To post testimonials;

  • To maintain the security and operation of our services and site;

  • For our internal analytics and reporting;

  • To comply with legal obligations.

We may share information in specific situations with other third parties, such as third-party vendors, service providers, contractors, or agents ("third parties") who perform services for us or on our behalf and need access to such information to perform their work. The categories of third parties we may share personal information with are ad networks, affiliate marketing programs, cloud computing services, communication and collaboration tools, data analytics services, data storage service providers, finance and accounting tools and providers, government entities, order fulfillment providers, performance tracking tools, product engineering tools and designers, marketing and retargeting providers and platforms, sales and marketing providers, social networks, and website hosting providers.

We may also share your personal information in the following situations: during business transfers and while conducting business with our affiliate companies and business partners.

 

Links To Other Sites

We may link to third-party websites or our website may contain advertisements from unaffiliated third parties. If you access links to other sites, you should review their privacy policies/notices and other terms and conditions. The company is not responsible for and makes no representations regarding the privacy or security of other sites.

Children’s Online Privacy

Our services are not intended to be accessed by children under the age of 18.  We do not knowingly collect information from or send unsolicited promotions to children under 18 years of age without parental consent. By using our services, you are representing that you are at least 18 years old. If you become aware that we have any data that we may have collected from anyone under the age of 18, please contact us immediately at info@accountingunlocked.org.

 

California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)

Under CCPA, as a California resident, you have certain rights, including:

  1. The right to know to whom we have disclosed your personal data.

  2. The right to know what categories of your personal data we have disclosed.

  3. The right to direct us to not share, disclose or sell your personal data (“do not sell my personal information” opt-out).

  4. The right to not be discriminated against for exercising your rights.

  5. The right to have us delete your personal data, where not prohibited by law or regulation.

 

You may exercise any of these rights, including your “Do Not Sell My Personal Information” right, by sending an e-mail to thechatteringhound@gmail.com

Visitors Who Reside Outside the United States

When you interact with, view or use the Services of the Company, information about you and/or the devices capable of performing computing functions or storing information that you use may be collected, used, transferred to, from or within the United States.  The laws of the United States may not provide the same protections available in your country of residence.

Changing Personal Information

You may change or review your personal information maintained by the Company by sending an e-mail to thechatteringhound@gmail.com. There may be a fee for reviewing or changing personal information maintained by the Company. 

Contact Information

If you have any questions about this Privacy Notice or our privacy practices, please e-mail us at thechatteringhound@gmail.com. Please include the URL of the website and/or name of the publication involved in your request.

This Privacy Notice is subject to change.  If we make changes, we will change the “Last Updated” date when we post the revised Privacy Notice.  Changes will become effective when posted on the website, and use of the website or any services following such revisions shall constitute acceptance of the revised Privacy Notice.

Updated August 13, 2023.

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