What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Protecting your private information is our priority. This Statement of Privacy applies to Cocheco River Writers and governs data collection and usage. The Cocheco River Writers website is a course registration and informational site. By using the Cocheco River Writers website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

In order to better provide you with products and services offered on our site, Cocheco River Writers may collect personally identifiable information, such as your:

  • First and Last Name
  • Mailing Address
  • Email Address

If you purchase Cocheco River Writer’ products and services, we collect billing and information. Credit card information and transactions are performed though Stripe. This information is used to complete the purchase transaction.

Cocheco River Writers may also collect demographic information, such as your age and gender.

We do not collect any personal information about you unless you voluntarily provide it to us. However, you may be required to provide certain personal information to us when you elect to use certain products or services available on the site. These may include: (a) registering for an account on our site; (b) entering a sweepstakes or contest sponsored by us or one of our partners; (c) signing up for special offers from selected third parties; (d) sending us an email message; (e) submitting your credit card or other payment information when ordering and purchasing products and services on our site. To wit, we will use your information for, but not limited to, communicating with you in relation to services and/or products you have requested from us. We also may gather additional personal or non-personal information in the future.

Cocheco River Writers collects and uses your personal information to operate its website(s) and deliver the services you have requested.

Cocheco River Writers may also you your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Cocheco River Writers and its affiliates.

Cocheco River Writers does not sell, rent, or lease its customer lists to third parties.

Cocheco River Writers may share data with trusted partners to help perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Cocheco River Writers, and thy are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

Cocheco River Writers may disclose your personal information, without notice, if required to so so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Cocheco River Writers or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Cocheco River Writers; and/or (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Cocheco River Writers, or the public.

Cocheco River Writers may keep track of the websites and pages our users visit within Cocheco River Writers, in order to determine what Cocheco River Writers services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within Cocheco River Writers to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by Cocheco River Writers. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Cocheco River Writers website.

The Cocheco River Writers website may use “cookies” to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize Cocheco River Writers pages, or register with Cocheco River Writers site or services, a cookie helps Cocheco River Writers to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same Cocheco River Writers website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Cocheco River Writers features that you customized.

You have the ability 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. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Cocheco River Writers services or websites you visit.

Cocheco River Writers secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. Cocheco River Writers uses the SSL Protocol for this purpose.

When personal information (such as a credit card number( is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol.

We strive to take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or alteration of your personal information. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, you acknowledge that: (a) there are security and privacy limitations inherent to the Internet which are beyond our control; and (by) security integrity, and privacy of any and all information and data exchanged between you and us though this Site cannot be guaranteed.

Cocheco River Writers does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen. If you are under the age of thirteen, you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to use this website.

From time to time, Cocheco River Writers may contact you via email for the purpose of providing announcements, promotional offers, alerts, confirmations, surveys, and/or other general communication.

If you would like to stop receiving marketing or promotional communications via email from Cocheco River Writers, you may opt out of such communications by clicking the unsubscribe link with the e-newsletter.

We may store your data on servers provided by third party hosting vendors with whom we have contracted.

Cocheco River Writers reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you about significant changes in the way we treat personal information by sending a notice to the primary email address specified in your account, by placing a prominent notice on our site, and/or by updating any privacy information o this page. Your continued use of the Site and/or services available through this Site after such modifications will constitute your: (a) acknowledgement of the modified Privacy Policy; and (b) agreement to abide and be bound by that Policy.

Cocheco River Writers welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that Cocheco River Writers has not adhered to this Statement, please contact Cocheco River Wrteirs at: info@cochecoriverwriters.org.

Effective as of June 6, 2019