Privacy Notice

Last Updated: September 2022

Introduction

Louise Purtle, LLC, (“Louise Purtle”) operates websites, the address of which are https://louisepurtle.com and https://GenderGreifGuide.com (the Websites). Louise Purtle  respects your privacy and is committed to safeguarding your sensitive information. This privacy notice ("Privacy Notice") is an agreement between you and Louise Purtle and its affiliates, corporate parent(s), and subsidiaries (collectively " Louise Purtle ", "us", "our ," or "we") while accessing and using our websites, including Louise Purtle.com, the Rev.LouisePurtle and GenderGriefGuide social media channels, applications and services (collectively, the "Website"), and is governed by and part of Louise Purtle's Website Terms and Conditions of Use.

Personal Information

As used in this Privacy Notice, "Personal Information" means information that specifically identifies an individual (e.g., a name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, username, or credit card number), or information about that individual that is directly linked to personally identifiable information. Personal Information does not include (a) aggregate information, meaning data we collect about your use of the Websites or about a group or category of services or users, from which individual identities or other Personal Information has been removed or (b) deidentified information that cannot be easily linked back to the individual.

This Privacy Notice describes our practices for collecting, using, maintaining, protecting, and disclosing your Personal Information, as well as your interactions with Louise Purtle via telephone, through mail or text.

Consent

By accessing the Websites, creating a user profile on the Websites or submitting Personal Information to Louise Purtle, you consent to this Privacy Notice and the collection and use of your Personal Information as described below. We will take steps to notify you and confirm that you agree at different stages of collecting Personal Information from you. If you do not agree with our policies and practices, you may not be able to access or benefit from certain portions of the Websites.

Scope

Please be advised that this Privacy Notice applies to information that we collect:

  • when you visit the Websites.

  • when you submit your information to us.

  • when you create or use a user profile.

  • when we communicate with you through email and other means.

  • through third parties that we work with to provide our services.

  • by any other means over the course of your use of our services.

 

This Privacy Notice does not apply to information collected about you in any other way, including through mobile applications, content, or websites not operated by Louise Purtle.

How We Collect and Use Your Personal Information

When you visit our Websites we collect certain Personal Information from you in the following ways:

  • Directly from you when you provide it to us.

  • Automatically as you navigate the Websites.

  • From third parties, including third-party websites.

 

Please note that some offers, services, and portions of our Websites may only be accessible to you if you register with us. You are welcome to limit the information you provide to us to the minimum necessary to receive our services, and you can contact Louise Purtle via email at Rev@LouisePurtle.com at any time to edit the information we have about you.

Information You Provide to Us

We collect Personal Information directly from you with your consent when you interact with us on the Websites. The Personal Information you provide to us may include:

  • Contact Information- We collect your name, telephone number, e-mail address and address when you fill out and submit electronic forms on our Website. We use this information to register you to use our Websites, send you newsletters, and provide you with information, products and services. We may also ask you for information when you report a problem with our Websites.

  • User Generated Content - Our Websites may include features that permit you to post comments, photos, or other content, subject to our Terms of Use. It is your decision whether to use these features and any information or content you post is provided by you voluntarily. We may keep records and copies of your correspondence (including email addresses), if you post User Generated Content or contact us.

 

Payment Information

We accept payments and donations through our Websites. We use third-party payment processors, Wix Payments and Paypal to handle payment transactions. When you make a payment online, the Website will redirect you to Louise Purtle’s Wix Payments or Paypal payment portals. Louise Purtle does not collect, process or store payment information, but we may keep a record of transactions you carry out through our Website and of the fulfillment of your orders. If we have trouble processing an order, we will use your contact information to contact you.

Information We Collect Through Automatic Data Collection Technologies

As you navigate and interact with our Websites, we may use automatic data collection technologies like website analytics to collect certain information about your equipment, browsing actions, and patterns. We collect this information to achieve our legitimate interests of maintaining and improving the Websites and measuring our outreach and marketing efforts. The information we collect through automatic data collection technologies includes:

  • Log Files- We collect anonymous and technical information from your computer, including traffic data, location data, logs, and other communication data and the resources that you access and use on the Website. We also collect information about your computer, device, and internet connection, including your IP address, operating system, device type, and browser type. We anonymize this information so it does not identify you and use it to monitor user behavior. We also use this information to estimate our audience size and usage patterns, store information about your preferences, customize your user experience, speed up search response times and recognize you when you return to our Website. These analytics help us to improve our Websites and to deliver a better and more personalized service

  • Emails- Our emails contain an embedded tracking code to keep track of when the recipient receives and opens the email and when the recipient visits our Websites via a link in the email.

  • Cookies- Like most commercial websites, we use cookies to track use of our Websites. Please read our Cookie Notice for more information about how we use cookies.

 

The information we collect automatically may include Personal Information, or we may maintain the information or associate it with Personal Information we collect in other ways or receive from third parties. This information may also be merged into aggregate information about site visitors and traffic. If you do not wish to have Louise Purtle collect and use your anonymous and technical information as described in this paragraph, immediately stop using the Website, or contact us as described under "Controlling Your Personal Information" below.

Information We Collect from Other Websites

Louise Purtle tracks the number of users who come to our Website from social networking sites (e.g., Facebook, YouTube or Instagram) to achieve our legitimate interest of measuring the effectiveness of our social media ads and posts. If you access our Website from a social networking site, or if you otherwise agree to associate your account with us with a social networking site, we may also receive Personal Information about you from such social networking site. Please note that social media sites from which we may receive your Personal Information are not controlled or supervised by Louise Purtle. Any questions regarding how the social media site collects or processes your Personal Information should be directed to the social media site provider. We may retain this information with the information we collect from you directly.

Other Ways We May Use Your Information

We may also use Personal Information that we collect from you or about you:

  • To develop and improve our products and services.

  • To present our Websites and their contents to you.

  • To provide you with information, products, or services that you request from us.

  • To fulfill any other purpose for which you provide it.

  • To carry out our obligations and enforce our rights arising from any contracts entered into between you and us, including for billing and collection.

  • To notify you about changes to our Websites or any products or services we offer or provide though it.

  • To allow you to participate in interactive features on our Websites.

  • To protect your privacy and enforce this Privacy Notice.

  • To protect our rights and property.

  • If we believe it is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against persons or entities who may be causing injury to you, to Louise Purtle, or to others, or to comply with a law, regulation, legal process or court order.

  • In any other way we may describe when you provide the information.

 

Louise Purtle may use a cookie or third party web beacon to collect and analyze your Personal Information or your activities on the Websites (e.g., click stream information, browser type, time and date, subject clicked or scrolled over) to help identify advertisements or offers that may be of interest to you. If you prefer Louise Purtle does not use information based on your online behavior to provide you with tailored content and advertising, you may opt out of online behavioral advertising by following the instructions in Opting Out of Communications below.

 

We may combine information we collect about you through the Services with other information about you that we receive from third-party sources.

 

Disclosure of Your Information

Louise Purtle will not sell your Personal Information to any third parties. We may disclose Personal Information that we collect or you provide as described in this Privacy Notice:

  • To our subsidiaries and affiliates.

  • To contractors, payment processors, service providers, and other third parties we use to support our business.

  • To a buyer or other successor in the event of a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution, or other sale or transfer of some or all of Louise Purtle 's assets, whether as a going concern or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation, or similar proceeding, in which Personal Information held by Louise Purtle about our Website users is among the assets transferred.

  • To our advertising and analytics partners, such as Google Analytics. The privacy notice of these third party companies applies to their collection, use, and disclosure of your information. These third parties may combine your information with the information of other consumers for purposes of conducting these studies and/or analytics.

  • To fulfill the purpose for which you provide it. For example, if you give us an email address to use the "email a friend" feature of our Website, we will transmit the contents of that email and your email address to the recipients.

  • For any other purpose disclosed by us when you provide the information.

 

We may also disclose your Personal Information:

  • To comply with any court order, law, or legal process, including to respond to any government or regulatory request.

  • To enforce or apply our Terms of Use and other agreements, including for billing and collection purposes.

  • If we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to protect the rights, property, or safety of Louise Purtle, our customers, or others.

 

Aggregate Information

We may share aggregate or de-identified information without restriction. The information we share will not identify you personally. However, it is possible that third parties may be able to combine this aggregate information with other data they have about you, or that they receive from other third parties, in a manner that allows them to identify you personally.

Controlling Your Personal Information

U.S. Privacy Laws

This Website is owned and operated in the United States. If you access this Website from outside of the United States, any information that we collect about you will be transferred to servers inside the United States. The privacy laws in the United States may not be as protective as those in your jurisdiction. By allowing us to collect Personal Information about you, you consent to such transfer and processing of your Personal Information as described in this Privacy Notice.

California Privacy Rights

Users of our Website who are California residents may have certain rights related to their Personal Information, such as the right to (a) receive information describing the categories of Personal Information about you that we have collected, and whether that information was sold to a third party; (b) receive a list of categories of third parties with which we have shared your Personal Information; (c) if we sell your Personal Information, instruct us to not sell your Personal Information to third parties; and (d) receive equal service regardless if you exercise your privacy rights. Additionally, California Civil Code sections 1798.83-1798.84 entitles California residents to ask us for a notice that identifies the categories of Personal Information we share with affiliates and/or third parties for marketing purposes, and provides contact information for such affiliates and/or third parties. If you are a California resident and you would like to request a copy of this Privacy Notice or exercise the rights available to you under applicable California law, please send us an email at Rev@LouisePurtle.com with the subject line "Request for California Privacy Information."

Rights of EU Residents

If you are a resident of the European Union, you have certain additional rights in relation to your Personal Information. You can exercise these rights, express concerns, or obtain additional information about the use of your Personal Information by emailing us at Rev@LouisePurtle.com with the subject line "Request for EU Privacy Information."

Embedded Content from Other Websites

Articles on this site 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. These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Opting Out of Communications

We want to communicate with you only if you want to hear from us. You can modify or limit the communications Louise Purtle sends to you by clicking the "unsubscribe" link at the bottom of any of our emails. You may also contact us by email at Rev@LouisePurtle.com.

Do Not Track Signals

Do Not Track is a privacy preference that users can set in their web browsers. When a user turns on the Do Not Track signal, the browser sends a message to websites requesting them not to track the user. For information about Do Not Track, visit www.allaboutdnt.org . At this time, Louise Purtle.com does not respond to Do Not Track browser settings or signals. In addition, we may use other technology that is standard to the internet to track visitors to our websites. Those tools may be used by us and by third parties to collect information about you and your internet activity, even if you have turned on the Do Not Track signal.

How We Protect the Data Collected

We have implemented commercially reasonable measures both online and offline to secure your Personal Information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration, and disclosure. We maintain physical, electronic and procedural security measures to safeguard your non-public Personal Information. These safeguards include limiting our in-house storage of your Personal Information to Contact Information, and securing that data with industry standard encryption. Payment and financial information is hosted on a Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard compliant hosting provider. We transmit all other Personal Information to a service provider that meets international security standards via secure token for that service provider to store and maintain. We update and test our technology to improve the protection of our information about you and to assure the integrity of that information. Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we do our best to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee the security of your Personal Information transmitted to our Website or that unauthorized third parties will not defeat our security measures or use nonpublic Personal Information for improper purposes. Any transmission of Personal Information is at your own risk. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Website.

Third Party Websites & Advertising

This Privacy Notice applies only to information collected by Louise Purtle. We may provide links to third party websites from our Website as a service to our users, but we have no ability to control, and we are not responsible for, the privacy and data collection, use, and disclosure practices of third party websites. When you click on links that take you to external websites, you will be subject to their privacy notices and practices, not ours. We encourage you to review and understand the privacy notices of such websites before providing them with any information.

Website Conditions and Terms of Use

The Website Terms and Conditions of Use of this Website governs all matters not set forth in this Privacy Notice. We encourage you to familiarize yourself with our Website Terms and Conditions of Use.

Changes to Our Privacy Policy

We may change this Privacy Notice from time to time to ensure its accuracy. If we make changes, the revised notice will be posted on this page. Your continued use of our Website or other services after the posting of changes to this Privacy Notice will mean you accept these changes. In some cases, we may attempt to contact you using the contact information you have provided, in order to give you choices about our using your information in a manner different from that stated at the time of collection.

Contact Information

To exercise any of your rights over your Personal Information, ask questions about our collection and use of your Personal Information or comment about this Privacy Notice and our privacy practices, contact us via email at: Rev@LouisePurtle.com.