What personal information do we collect from the people that visit our blog, website or app?
When ordering or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your name, email address, mailing address, phone number, credit card information or other details to help you with your experience.
When do we collect information?
We collect information from you when you register on our site, place an order, subscribe to a newsletter, provide us with feedback on our products or services, respond to a survey, fill out a form or enter information on our site.
How do we use your information?
We may use the information we collect from you when you register, make a purchase, sign up for our newsletter, respond to a survey or marketing communication, surf the website, or use certain other site features in the following ways:
• To personalize your experience and to allow us to deliver the type of content and product offerings in which you are most interested.
• To improve our website in order to better serve you.
• To allow us to better service you in responding to your customer service requests.
• To administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature.
• To quickly process your transactions.
• To ask for ratings and reviews of services or products
• To follow up with them after correspondence (live chat, email or phone inquiries)
How do we protect your information?
Our website is scanned on a regular basis for security holes and known vulnerabilities in order to make your visit to our site as safe as possible.
We use regular Malware Scanning.
Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. In addition, all sensitive/credit information you supply is encrypted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.
We implement a variety of security measures when a user places an order to maintain the safety of your personal information.
All transactions are processed through a gateway provider and are not stored or processed on our servers.
Do we use ‘cookies’?
• Help remember and process the items in the shopping cart.
• Understand and save user’s preferences for future visits.
• Keep track of advertisements.
• Compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interactions in order to offer better site experiences and tools in the future.
We may also use trusted third-party services that track this information on our behalf.
You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser settings. Since each browser is a little different, look at your browser’s Help Menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.
If you turn cookies off, some features may be disabled.
Types of Cookies We Use
Advertising cookies are used to deliver personalized advertisements based on your browsing behavior and interests. These cookies help us show you relevant ads and measure the effectiveness of our advertising campaigns. They are also used to limit the number of times you see an ad and to help us understand the performance of our advertising efforts.
Analytics cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our website, such as the pages they visit and the links they click. We use this information to analyze website traffic and improve the user experience. Analytics cookies help us understand which parts of our website are most popular and identify any issues or areas for improvement.
Logging cookies are used to track user activity on our website. These cookies record information such as your IP address, browser type, referring/exit pages, and timestamps. We use this data for troubleshooting, analyzing trends, and administering the website. Logging cookies do not contain personally identifiable information.
We also use third-party cookies on our marketing website. These cookies are set by external service providers to support various functions and features of our website. The third-party cookies we utilize are:
UserWay (Accessibility): UserWay provides accessibility features to improve website usability for individuals with disabilities. Their cookie helps us deliver accessible content and enable assistive technologies.
MailChimp (Marketing automation): MailChimp is an email marketing automation platform. Their cookie allows us to track email campaign performance and manage subscriber preferences.
Linkedin Ads (Advertising): Linkedin Ads is an advertising platform. Their cookie enables us to measure the effectiveness of our Linkedin advertising campaigns and deliver targeted ads to Linkedin users.
Google Tag Manager (Tag manager): Google Tag Manager is a tag management system. Their cookie helps us manage and deploy various website tags and tracking scripts.
Linkedin Insight Tag (Analytics): Linkedin Insight Tag provides website analytics and conversion tracking for Linkedin advertising campaigns. Their cookie helps us measure and analyze the performance of our Linkedin ads.
Google Analytics (Analytics): Google Analytics is a web analytics service. Their cookie allows us to collect anonymous information about website visitors, including demographics, interests, and behavior, to improve our website and marketing strategies.
Facebook Pixel (Analytics): Facebook Pixel is an analytics tool provided by Facebook. Their cookie allows us to measure the effectiveness of our Facebook advertising campaigns and understand user actions on our website.
Priority Hints (Performance): Priority Hints is a performance optimization feature. Their cookie helps improve website load times by providing hints to web browsers on resource prioritization.
How to Manage and Delete Cookies
Here is how you can do it in different browsers:
Google Chrome: Go to Settings > Privacy and security > Site Settings > Cookies and site data. Here, you can Clear cookies and site data as well as setting the browser to Block third-party cookies.
Mozilla Firefox: Go to Options > Privacy & Security > Cookies and Site Data. You can Clear Data here, or you can set the browser to delete cookies every time you quit the browser.
Safari: Go to Preferences > Privacy > Cookies and website data. You can then Block all cookies or remove specific cookies.
Internet Explorer: Go to Settings > Internet options > General > Browsing history > Settings > Temporary Internet Files and Website Files. Here, you can Delete files or set the browser to delete browser history on exit.
Please be aware that if you choose to block cookies, you may not be able to sign in or use those features, and preferences that are dependent on cookies may be lost. If you choose to delete cookies, settings and preferences controlled by those cookies will be deleted and may need to be recreated.
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your Personally Identifiable Information unless we provide users with advance notice. This does not include website hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or serving our users, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release information when it’s 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.
Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third-party products or services on our website. These third-party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We, therefore, have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.
Google’s advertising requirements can be summed up by Google’s Advertising Principles. They are put in place to provide a positive experience for users. https://support.google.com/adwordspolicy/answer/1316548?hl=en
We have not enabled Google AdSense on our site but we may do so in the future.
California Online Privacy Protection Act
According to CalOPPA, we agree to the following:
- Users can visit our site anonymously.
Can change your personal information:
• By emailing us at jennifer [at] prairie telegraph dot com.
How does our site handle Do Not Track signals?
We honor Do Not Track signals and Do Not Track, plant cookies, or use advertising when a Do Not Track (DNT) browser mechanism is in place.
Does our site allow third-party behavioral tracking?
It’s also important to note that we allow third-party behavioral tracking.
COPPA (Children Online Privacy Protection Act)
When it comes to the collection of personal information from children under the age of 13 years old, the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) puts parents in control. The Federal Trade Commission, United States’ consumer protection agency, enforces the COPPA Rule, which spells out what operators of websites and online services must do to protect children’s privacy and safety online.
We do not specifically market to children under the age of 13 years old.
Fair Information Practices
The Fair Information Practices Principles form the backbone of privacy law in the United States and the concepts they include have played a significant role in the development of data protection laws around the globe. Understanding the Fair Information Practice Principles and how they should be implemented is critical to comply with the various privacy laws that protect personal information.
In order to be in line with Fair Information Practices we will take the following responsive action, should a data breach occur:
We will notify you via email
• Within 1 business day
We also agree to the Individual Redress Principle which requires that individuals have the right to legally pursue enforceable rights against data collectors and processors who fail to adhere to the law. This principle requires not only that individuals have enforceable rights against data users, but also that individuals have recourse to courts or government agencies to investigate and/or prosecute non-compliance by data processors.
CAN SPAM Act
The CAN-SPAM Act is a law that sets the rules for commercial email, establishes requirements for commercial messages, gives recipients the right to have emails stopped from being sent to them, and spells out tough penalties for violations.
We collect your email address in order to:
• Send information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions
• Process orders and to send information and updates pertaining to orders.
• Send you additional information related to your product and/or service
• Market to our mailing list or continue to send emails to our clients after the original transaction has occurred.
To be in accordance with CANSPAM, we agree to the following:
• Not use false or misleading subjects or email addresses.
• Identify the message as an advertisement in some reasonable way.
• Include the physical address of our business or site headquarters.
• Monitor third-party email marketing services for compliance, if one is used.
• Honor opt-out/unsubscribe requests quickly.
• Allow users to unsubscribe by using the link at the bottom of each email.
If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, you can email us at
• Follow the instructions at the bottom of each email.
and we will promptly remove you from ALL correspondence.