Privacy Policy

The Privacy Policy stated herein defines the manner in which the website affordablesalamanca.com collects, uses, maintains and divulges user’s information. Users are defined by any person(s) who engage with the site, and engagement is defined by any site visitor. This Privacy Policy covers all products and services offered by Affordable Salamanca.

Sections outlined within the Policy:
Personal identification information
Non-personal identification information
Web browser cookies
How we use collected information
How we protect your information
Sharing your personal information
Third party websites
Advertising
Google Adsense
Changes to this privacy policy
Your acceptance of these terms
Contacting us


Personal identification information

Users personal identification information may be collected via the following, but not limited to: When they place an order, subscribe to a newsletter, request an email subscription, fill out a form or fill out a survey. Information may also be collected in other activities, services, features or resources that soon become available through AffordableSalamanca.com. Only the minimum and most necessary information will be requested, per the aforementioned scenarios for collecting personal data, and all users will be providing their information knowingly and voluntarily. For example, users may be asked to provide their name and email address when filling out a question submission form for the site. Users will occasionally have an opportunity to post, or submit anonymously, unless information is otherwise required. For example, providing an address will be required in such situations where a user is requesting to receive a product delivered. Refusal to provide personal identification information can be accommodated when possible, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain activities on the site.

Non-personal identification information

We may collect non-personal identification information about users whenever they engage, or visit with the Affordable Salamanca site. Non-personal identification information may include: the browser type, the computer type and technical information about users means of connection to our site, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilized and other similar information. This information will help keep the overall site maintenance at maximum usability for our users.

Web browser cookies

“Cookies” may be collected in order to better enhance the user experience. Users may choose to set their web browser to refuse cookies, or to alert them when cookies are being sent. If they do so, it is possible that some parts of the Site may not function properly.

How we use collected information

Affordable Salamanca may collect and use Users personal information for the following purposes:

  • - To improve customer service
    Information you provide to us helps us respond to your customer service requests and support needs more efficiently.
  • - To improve our Site
    We may use feedback you provide to us to improve our products and services.
  • - To run a promotion, contest, survey or other Site feature
    To send Users information they agreed to receive about topics we think will be of interest to them.
  • - To send periodic emails
    We may use the email address to send User information and updates pertaining to their order. It may also be used to respond to their inquiries, questions, and/or other requests. If a User decides to opt-in to our mailing list, they will receive emails that may include company news, updates, related products or service information, etc. If at any time the User would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email or User may contact us via our contact page.
  • To repurpose for publishing
    All information posted on our site’s comments are considered public. If we find your information valuable, we may repurpose it for publishing in an ebook, future article post, social media post or published in a Salamanca guide.

How we protect your information

We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on our Site.

Sharing your personal information

We will not (nor do we have any current plans to) sell, trade or rent our visitors personal information to any third party sources or vendors outside of Affordable Salamanca. However, general user demographic data pooled from our total site visitors will be aggregated and collected for our own understanding of our audience base. This information will be used to tailor content that our users find most valuable. This same aggregated data may also be shared with interested advertisers, trusted affiliates or business partners in order to add third-party value to the site, post relevant outside content for our users and to cover any site costs.

Third party websites

The goal of the Affordable Salamanca website is to provide our visitors with as much information as possible. This includes providing links to sites, resources and products relevant to Salamanca but that are not necessarily our own products or services. We do not control the content or links that appear on these sites and they are not representative of the views of AffordableSalamanca.com. All additional third-party sites are merely to provide an additional viewpoint or product different from our own.

These sites may include their own privacy policies and customer service policies that are subject to their own terms. We urge you to protect yourself by reading them before providing your personal information to third party vendors that are not directly apart of the AffordableSalamanca product line.

As the owners of this site speak with personal, genuine experience in regard to the third party products they do fully love and support. We also aim to make it clear when we are speaking from authenticity in trying a product or service of a third party vendor, or if we have been paid to review.

Advertising

Ads appearing on our site may be delivered to Users by advertising partners, who may set have set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile non personal identification information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This privacy policy does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

Google Adsense

Some of the ads may be served by Google. Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to Users based on their visit to our Site and other sites on the Internet. DART uses “non personally identifiable information” and does NOT track personal information about you, such as your name, email address, physical address, etc. You may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy at http://www.google.com/privacy_ads.html Google Adsense is an important part of keeping our site afloat.

Changes to this privacy policy

We believe that transparency is an important part of our business. Affordable Salamanca has the discretion to update this privacy policy at any time. When we do, we will post a notification on the main page of our Site, revise the updated date at the bottom of this page and send you an email notification (if you have subscribed to receive emails). We encourage Users to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information that we collect from you. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this privacy policy periodically and become aware of modifications.

Your acceptance of these terms

By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this policy in its entirety and the terms of service. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.

Contacting us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, please contact via:
Email
Contact Page

This document was last updated on April 23, 2014