Privacy Policy

[Last Updated on 28 May 2018]

iBrand Your Business believes that privacy policy plays an integral part in the presence of any online business. Terms used as, “we”, “our” and “us” refers to iBrand Your Business whereas terms used as, “you” and “user” refers to the clients and readers of this privacy policy.

We respect the privacy of your users and make sure to maintain data protection services and strategies to keep the personal and sensitive information of our users secured. Our website www.ibrandyourbusiness.com  is governed in accordance with USA online rules and regulations. However, with the new online EU General Data Protection Regulation we have revised our privacy policy to make it easier to read and understandable by our users.


NOTABLE TERMINOLOGIES AS PER GDPR

Personal Information/data – It refers to any information through which a person can be identified easily, such as name, contact details or address.
 

  • Data processing – It refers to any act or set of operations which is performed on personally identified data, whether or not by automated means, such as collection, recording, organization, structuring, storage, adaptation or alteration. In short, how a company or website processes the personal information of users.
     

  • Data Subject – It refers to users, readers or clients who views or uses any services on the website.
     

  • Consent – It refers to any freely given, specific, informed and unambiguous indication of the data subject’s (users) wishes by which he or she, by a statement or by a clear affirmative action, signifies agreement to the processing of personal data relating to him or her.

Subscribing to Our Mailing List


Marketing Permissions

iBrandYourBusiness.com will use the information you provide on the Subscription form on this website or embed on Facebook to be in touch with you and to provide updates and marketing. By subscribing to our mailing list, you will only here from us via Email.


Email Opt-out

You can change your mind at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in the footer of any email you receive from us, or by contacting us at brandme@ibrandyourbusiness.com. We will treat your information with respect. Users also have the option to not subscribe to our emails by ignoring the subscription form upon their visit on our website. Please note that we do not send emails without the expressed consent of the users.

We use MailChimp as our marketing automation platform. By clicking below to submit this form, you acknowledge that the information you provide will be transferred to MailChimp for processing in accordance with their Privacy Policy and Terms.

Information We Collect

When you browse our website, you do so anonymously. We may log your IP address (Internet protocol address) and use a tracking pixel to give us an analytical report of the pages you visit within our website, and how long you spend there. This website may use a standard technology called a “cookie” to collect information about how you use the site. An HTTP cookie (also called web cookie, Internet cookie, browser cookie, or simply cookie) is a small piece of data sent from a website and stored on the user’s computer by the user’s web browser while the user is browsing. This website may also use a tracking pixel. A tracking pixel (also called 1x1 pixel or pixel tag) is a graphic with dimensions of 1x1 pixels that is loaded when a user visits a website or opens an email, and is used to track certain user activities. With a tracking pixel, advertisers can acquire data for online marketing, web analysis or email marketing. With log file analysis, long data evaluation or using appropriate analytical tools, this data can be used for different purposes, for example retargeting.

THE CONNECTION BETWEEN US LAWS AND EU GDPR

 

As a US-based website, “Privacy” is not even a part of Constitution. However, as per EU GDPR, if a US-based website is performing a target marketing then they will be accountable for the privacy of the visitors directed from any EU country. Despite not having a physical presence in any of the EU countries, we are still obliged to keep privacy concerns clear for all the visitors – approached through targeted marketing. It is a due consideration because our website is visible to users across the globe and personal data is recorded from individuals from different countries. For example, if a German-speaking user uses Google and finds our website on the internet within the States and fills in his/her information then this doesn’t fall under the EU GDPR. However, if we perform a proposed marketing in the native language of the user, then this will be considered as targeted marketing, and we as a company will be obliged to protect the privacy rights of the user as per EU GDPR.

 

RETENTION PERIOD

 

Retention period refers to the time period for which we keep your data stored on our servers. We retain the personally identified information of users for a time period of 5 years.


Please note that users from EU have the choice to request us for data removal. If you want us to remove your data from our servers then contact us on brandme@ibrandyourbusiness.com.

 

DATA BREACH NOTIFICATION

 

iBrandyourbusiness.com have not faced any data breach or hacking ever. However, as per General Data protection Regulation we are obliged to notify the users upon data breach within 72 hours. Furthermore, we will only notify users only if their personal information is compromised, otherwise not.

 

TRACKING TECHNOLOGIES

 

We or a third party contracted by us may use technologies such as cookies, Web beacons, or scripts to gather information about how you and others interact with our website. We use different analytical tools such as Google Analytics and Facebook Pixel. For example, we use Google Analytics to know how many users access a specific area or features within our site and which links or ads they clicked on. We use this aggregated information to understand and optimize how our site is used, improve our marketing efforts, and provide content and features that are of interest to you. As an individual user, you have to right to opt-out from allowing us or the contracted third-party to use cookies.

 

EU USERS RIGHTS AND CONTROL OVER INFORMATION

  • Email preferences – We respect the privacy and personal choices of our users. As an individual user, you can always opt-out or unsubscribe any time if you do not want to receive any promotional emails. We try to cater the unsubscribe requests of our users in a timely and prompt manner. You can always click on the “unsubscribe link” in any of our emails to not receive any further emails in future. Or you can contact us at brandme@ibrandyourbusiness.com.
     

  • Right to Erasure – Users have the right to contact us if they want us to delete their information from our servers. If you are not comfortable about your data being stored with us, you can always send us a request to remove your personal information and we will erase it from our servers. Furthermore, you will not be able to sign-in or continue with using our services or products.
     

  • Right to Access - The right to know whether data concerning him or her are being processed and 2) if so, access it with loads of additional stipulations.
     

  • Right to be informed – User’s right to be notified on how his/her information is processed or used.


Links

 

This website contains links to other websites. Please be aware that iBrandYourBusiness.com is not responsible for the content and/or privacy of other websites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our website to read the privacy statements of any other website that collects personal information.

 

Comments

 

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

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.

 

Contact forms

 

This website keeps contact form submissions for a certain period for customer service purposes, but we do not use the information submitted through them for marketing purposes.

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