Like many other web sites, www.ecommercesprout.com makes use of log files. The information inside the log files includes internet protocol ( IP ) addresses, type of browser, Internet Service Provider ( ISP ), date/time stamp, referring/exit pages, and number of clicks to analyze trends, administer the site, track user’s movement around the site, and gather demographic information. IP addresses, and other such information are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable.
Cookies & Data
- We do not collect personal information unless it is needed (e.g. our newsletter).
- We do not share your personal information except to comply with the law.
- We do not store your personal information on our servers unless it is required to operate one of our website services (e.g. comments)
Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information about you. Any personal information is only collected when you voluntarily provide it, such as providing your email address to subscribe to our newsletter.
- Google Analytics: _ga, _gid and _ga_gtag cookie data kept for 24 months.
- MailChimp: email address is kept until you unsubscribe from the newsletter.
- Affiliate Networks: an affiliate tracking cookie, which is normally stored inside of your browser for 30 days after you click on a link (e.g. Commission Junction, Impact Radius, Shareasale, and other in-house partners).
If you wish to disable cookies, you may do so through your individual browser options. Disabling cookies may cause certain features to be non-functional. More detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers can be found at the browsers’ respective websites.
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Ecommerce Sprout does maintain a newsletter which visitors may voluntarily signup using the subscription form, which is located on our sidebar. To subscribe you must provide your email address via the MailChimp subscription form and confirm your subscription using the double-opt-in form. By subscribing to the EcommereSprout.com newsletter you consent to receiving occasional emails from Ecommerce Sprout. Ecommerce Sprout does not share your information.
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 us detect spam.
We use Akismet on Ecommerce Sprout to help prevent spam. Any comments submitted through this service are not saved on our servers unless they were marked as false positives, in which case we store them long enough to use them to improve the service to avoid future false positives. Click here to learn how your comment data is processed by the Akismet service.
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Your name, email address, website, and all content entered into our contact form (https://ecommercesprout.com/contact) is stored and can be seen by Ecommerce Sprout. We only use this information to reply to submissions sent via our contact form. We do not share this information with third-parties nor do they have access to such information.
Protection of Information
EcommerceSprout.com takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration, or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
Your Data Rights
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
To cancel a comment subscription or to remove your information please refer to your original Subscribe to Comments subscription email, click the link to view your subscription, then check the subscription(s) you would like to remove and select the “Unsubscribe” action. Your subscription (and associated information) will be removed from EcommerceSprout. If you cannot locate this email, please feel free to contact us at hello[at]ecommercesprout(dot)com with the subject “Comments Subscription Data Removal Request” and we will manually delete your information from our site.