The Great Elm is committed to protecting your online privacy when visiting our Website. The purpose of this policy is to inform you about the types of information we gather about you when you visit TheGreatElm.com, how we use that information, whether we disclose it to anyone, and the choices you have regarding our use of the information.
TheGreatElm.com does not require personal information from visitors in order to gain access to any part of our Website. Any personal information you may provide will be on a voluntary basis.
Use of Personal Information Which We Collect
If you e-mail us for information, we may ask you to voluntarily provide us with personal information including your name, e-mail address and mailing address so that we may contact you to respond to your comments, questions, or requests for information. Aside from a reply to an e-mail received by us, it is not our intent to contact you unless you request particular information, participate in our online promotions or opt-in to receive future information as described below.
If you contact us via our CONTACT link on TheGreatElm.com, you may be asked to voluntarily provide personal information including your name and e-mail address so that we may contact you to respond to your comments, questions or requests for information by you. Aside from a reply to an e-mail received by us, it is not our intent to contact you unless you request particular information. Although we may retain your contact information in our database, we will use it only to respond to your requests.
We may use Google Analytics or other third party analytic tools to analyze user behavior which allows us to measure consumer interest in the various areas of our Website for product and Website development purposes. These third party analytic tools tell us aggregate and collected information such as, how the site was accessed and how long visitors stayed. This information is used for our own internal purposes to improve the content of this Website, to enhance users’ experience when visiting our Website, and to customize the content and/or layout of our pages. All information of user behavior described herein will be recorded on a group basis, and such analysis may be shared with our Website development consultants. This information is aggregated and not personally identifiable. To learn more about Google Analytics and how it uses your data, please visit http://www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html.
Links to or From Other Web Sites
The TheGreatElm.com Website and social media applications may contain links to other websites. The Great Elm has no control over and assumes no responsibility or liability for the privacy practices of these websites. You should review the privacy policies of each website you visit. It is our policy to try to link only with sites that share our views on privacy. Nevertheless, we are not responsible for the content or information collection policies of other sites. If you visit another site, you should review their privacy and other policies.
Disclosure To Third Parties
Except as specified herein, we do not share personal information about you with any third party without your permission and we do not allow third parties to collect personally identifiable information from users on this website.
Social Media Applications
You may have the opportunity to utilize applications on third party social media websites and services like Facebook through an application on our Facebook page. Consequently, your Personal Information may be shared with that third party social media service provider and they may share data with us. In the event that you choose to provide your information to a third party social media service provider, your information will be governed by the policies of those service providers. We don’t exercise control over third party social media service providers. Those service providers may place their own cookies or other files on your computer, solicit personal information from you and follow different rules regarding the use of the information you submit to them. We encourage you to read the privacy policies or statements of the other websites you visit.
Contacting Us Regarding Your Personal Information