Should you be asked to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.
This policy may change from time to time, which will occur when this page is updated. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 06/08/2021. What information we collect
We collect names and email addresses through our contact form and in writing via email but this information is used solely for staying in touch with visitors of this website. It is never used for marketing purposes or for sale to third parties. We generally store information about you for as long as we need the information for the purposes for which we collect and use it, and we are not legally required to continue keeping it. How we use the information
We receive and store any personal information you enter on this website or give to us voluntarily to contact you from time to time (e.g. to keep you updated on new materials added to the website).
We may use your personal information to contact you about the purposes in which you have expressed an interest and from time to time we may send you customers' questions about how to improve our website for our subscribers (users). If you do not want to receive email from us, please click the "unsubscribe" link which is included at the bottom of any email you receive from us.
We use Mailchimp as our marketing platform. If you subscribe to our newsletter We add your name and email address to HiddenValueGems newsletter mailing list, which is managed via Mailchimp. More information on how Mailchimp is managing GDPR can be found here.
We do not share your personal information (email address, name, location or other personal information) you have shared with us with any third-party organizations. Contact forms
If you send a message using a contact form on the website we collect the data shown in the contact form (name and email address) so that we can reply to your message. How cookies are used
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
Traffic log cookies are used to identify which pages are being used. This helps in the analysis of webpage traffic to improve the website in order to tailor it to customer needs. This information is only used for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system after a period of time.
Overall, cookies help to provide you with a better website by enabling monitoring of which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share.
You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year. Cookies for analytics
- Google Analytics,
- Tilda Statistic. Links to other websites
This website may contain links to other websites of interest. Once you have used these links to leave our site we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question. Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this website may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
If you subscribe for website updates, your name and email are definitely retained. Revisions and Errata
The materials appearing on this website could include technical, typographical, or photographic errors. We may make changes to the materials contained on HiddenValueGems at any time without notice. We do not, however, make any commitment to update the materials. Data Security and Integrity
We have reasonable security policies and procedures in place to protect personal information from unauthorized loss, misuse, alteration or destruction. Unfortunately, security cannot be absolutely guaranteed against all threats. Please be advised that we may use third-party cloud service providers that provide hosting, data storage and other services pursuant to standard terms and conditions that may be non-negotiable; these service providers have informed us or the general public that they apply security measures they consider adequate for the protection of information within their systems, or they have a general reputation for applying such measures. If you have reason to believe that your interaction with us is no longer secure, you are required to notify us via email
. Use of the Website by Minors
HiddenValueGems is not directed to individuals under the age of thirteen (13). We do not knowingly collect personal information from such individuals and we request that they not provide personal information through this website. If we learn that we have collected or received personal information from a child under 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information.