1. Intended Use
Brandi Sawyer is a website intended to be viewed and used by individuals aged 18 years or older, located in North America. However, we acknowledge that some users may be located in other regions, and our goal is to respect the privacy of all website visitors.
2. Notice Concerning Children
All websites directed at children under the age of 13 must comply with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act [15 U.S. Code § 6502] and COPPA Rule [16 CFR Part 312]. BrandiSawyer.com is directed at their parents and other adults above 18 years of age. We do not comply with the COPPA regulations.
4. Information Collection
We collect information if two different ways when users visit or access our website.
- Information provided directly to us: You provide information directly to us in different ways, for example, when subscribing to our newsletter or submit an inquiry via the contact us form.
- Automatically collected information: We collect certain data automatically when you visit or access our website. This information includes your IP address, the type of browser you’re using, type of operating system, as well as information regarding the URL that referred you to our website. Data may also include page views, the duration of stay on our website, the date and time of visit, as well as other analytical information.
Cookies also help our website function efficiently, and some specific cookies are necessary for proper website operation. Thus, your access to those parts of our website is conditional to your acceptance of the necessary cookies. When you visit our website, we may also place different types of cookies on your devices. These include:
Session cookies: Session cookies are temporary and only used while you’re browsing the website. We use session cookies to improve your user experience by remembering your actions. For example, session cookies allow us to store your log-in details for the duration of your session, so you’re not logged out each time you go to another page of the website.
Persistent cookies: Persistent cookies allow us to understand how you use our website. We use them to monitor the pages you choose to view and browsing preferences. These cookies also help us remember your language preferences, bookmarks, and favorites. If you access our website from the EU or EEA areas, we will process these cookies based on your consent.
Third-party cookies: Our website allows third-party cookies to collect specific, anonymous information when you use our website. These include, but are not limited to, Google Analytics, Google AdSense, social media tags, etc. These cookies collect information about the type of browser and operating system you’re using, as well as your internet behavior, such as the type of ads you’re clicking, and help us enhance your browsing experience. BrandiSawyer.com also uses affiliate marketing third-party cookies to know if you purchase products through our affiliate links, in which case we may receive a commission. The information generated by these cookies also helps us serve you ads about products that may interest you.
You can control cookies by setting your browser to accept, block, or delete them. You can choose to block all cookies or to only allow those cookies that are necessary for the website operation.
You can also remove the cookies after each browsing session. Please note that some cookies are necessary for the proper operation of our website. If you decide to block all cookies, we may not be able to save your preferences and you may not be able to access certain parts of our website.
6. Legal Grounds
Brandi Sawyer relies on specific lawful bases for personal data processing activities for all users from EU/EEA, according to the GDPR. We will only process such data for the specific purposes for which it was collected or obtained. The legal grounds that we rely upon include:
- User consent: We will only process personal data based on your consent. This includes your permission to use certain data for marketing purposes or transfer it to third-party service providers.
- Legitimate interest: We may process your personal data for legitimate interest purposes pursued by our suppliers, service providers, and affiliate contractors or by us. The extent of processing will not override your freedoms and rights.
- Compliance with legal obligations: Brandi Sawyer will process all personal data to comply with any legal duty that requires certain data to be processed under EU law.
7. Sharing and Disclosure
Brandi Sawyer will not disclose or share user information outside of BrandiSawyer.com without your express and verifiable consent.
However, please note that we may disclose information for legitimate business and legal purposes, such as legal defense, legal rights, mergers, and acquisitions, or dispute resolution.
8. Links to Third Party Websites
BrandiSawyer.com, as an affiliate marketer, features a broad range of content and links from other websites, product compendiums, and online retailers not owned or operated by Brandi Sawyer.
Sometimes, we may recommend products on those sites via links. We recommend products for convenience and informational purposes only.
9. Data Retention
At Brandi Sawyer, we will not retain your personal data longer than strictly necessary to fulfill the purpose for which it was collected or to comply with any legal obligations. We will promptly delete all user data that is no longer needed. However, we may sometimes retain specific data for internal analysis purposes, to improve our website’s security and functionality.
10. Data Transfer
If you are a resident of the EU or EEA, know that we may transfer and store the data collected to servers located outside these areas, in countries where data protection laws may differ.
11. Data Security
At Brandi Sawyer, we care about the security of personally identifiable information we collect and have adopted technical and organizational measures to ensure all users can submit personal data securely. We utilize Secure Socket Layer (SSL) encryption technology to protect personal data from unauthorized access, disclosure, or acquisition.
However, we do not guarantee that unauthorized third parties will defeat our security measures and thus we do not make any warranty with regard to data security.
12. Google Tracking
We use Google Analytics to measure, collect, analyze, and report usage and web traffic data. This information helps us assess and improve website effectiveness as well as the effectiveness of our advertising and marketing campaigns. To this purpose, we utilize third-party cookies from Google. You do not opt-out of these cookies.
We may also use web beacons to collect information on website usage and user behavior to track the conversions and performance of our ad campaigns. These include social media pixels and other information that allows us to track the specific ad that referred you to our website. This helps us improve the performance of our marketing strategies. Please review the privacy policies of the websites and social media platforms that we use to understand social media interest-based ads and how to opt-out of them.
13. User Rights
If you use our website and are a resident of the European Union or European Economic Area, you have, according to the EU GDPR, certain rights regarding the personal information we hold about you in connection with our website. You have the right to access and control the information we hold and, where relevant, to withdraw your consent from the further processing of such data.
You also have the right to require the correction or cancellation of your data where such data may be outdated, incomplete, or inaccurate. You also have the right to restrict or object-specific data processing if such processing is illegal or unlawful. You also have the right to permit or restrict the transfer of your personal data to other service providers.
14. Notice of Breach
In the event of a personal data breach, if the breach may result in a significant risk to your rights or freedoms, we will notify you of the breach and provide all necessary information explaining the nature of the breach as soon as practicable.
We will also provide you with the contact information of our data protection officer and explain the likely consequences of the violation.
15. Complains and Contact Information