Privacy Policy

We care about your privacy and the security of your information. We want you to be familiar with how we collect, use and disclose information. This page describes our practices in connection with information that we collect through this website.

We are the company responsible for the collection, use, and disclosure of your personal information (as defined below) under this Privacy Policy.

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact me using this contact page.

From time to time, we may change the Privacy Policy. When we do, the “Last Updated” line at the bottom of this page will be revised. You are responsible for regularly reviewing this privacy policy.

Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to the Privacy Policy indicates your acceptance of those changes.

  • ​​​​Personal Information

When you use our services by among other actions, subscribing to our newsletter, browsing our Site or otherwise interacting with our Services, we gather some of your personal information.

This information is necessary for delivering you the Services or enhancing your customer experience.

Personal information is information that identifies you as an individual or relates to an identifiable individual. Several types of personal information can be are gathered when you interact with the Services.

Examples of such personal information include your name, email address, demographic data (such as age, gender and zip code) and interests.

  • Collection Of Personal Information

We and our service providers collect personal information in a variety of ways including when you:

  • Sign up to receive emails, newsletters or other communications;
  • Participate in surveys, contests, sweepstakes or other promotions offered via the Services;
  • Request customer service or other assistance;
  • Otherwise, communicate with us via the Services; or
  • Take a survey offline or participate in an in-person reader interview.

If you disclose any personal information relating to other people to us or to our service providers in connection with the Services, you represent that you have the authority to do so and to permit us to use the information in accordance with policy.

  • Use of Personal Information

We collect, use or otherwise process personal information as allowed under applicable law, including where based on one or more of the following:

The legitimate interests of A Great Faucet, a third party or yourself. “Legitimate interest” is a technical term under the regulation.

It means that there are good reasons for the processing of your personal information and measures are taken to minimize the impact on your privacy rights and interests.

“Legitimate interest” also references our use of your data in ways you would reasonably expect and that have a minimal privacy impact.

We have a legitimate interest in collecting and processing personal information, for example:

  • To ensure that our networks and information are secure
  • To administer and generally conduct business within the site
  • To prevent fraud.

The compliance of a legal obligation to which we are subject; or The consent you provide to us at the point of collection of your personal information. We use personal information to:

  • Provide you with content and services that you request;
  • Communicate with you about changes to our policies;
  • Send you newsletters and emails;
  • Provide you with advertising, including advertising based on your activity;
  • Administer contests, sweepstakes, promotions, and surveys;
  • Optimize or improve our products, services, and operations;

We will only disclose your personal information collected via the Services to other companies as described in this Privacy Policy. We may disclose personal information collected from you to our parent companies, subsidiaries, and affiliates.

We provide personal information collected from you to companies that provide support services to us or perform functions on our behalf, such as marketing, analytics, and providing customer service.

These companies may need personal information in order to perform their functions. We may provide personal information collected from you to companies that sponsor sweepstakes, contests and similar promotion on our Services.

We will let you know at the point of collection of your personal information if we do. We may disclose personal information collected from you if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to:

  • Conform to applicable law or comply with legal process; 
  • Protect and defend our rights or property, the Services or our users.

In Addition, The Act under emergency circumstances to protect the personal safety of any of our employees, agents or contractors, or those of any of our parent companies, affiliates or subsidiaries, any users of the Services or the public.

We will disclose or transfer personal information to a third party in the events of any reorganization, merger, sale, joint venture, assignment, transfer or other disposition of all or any portion of our business, assets or stock. 

We may disclose personal information to third parties to help us determine how people use parts of the Services so we can improve our Services and develop new product offerings.

We may provide personal information about how our users collectively use the Services in an aggregated form to our service providers and other third parties.

On comments sections, contact forms and other services to which you are able to post information and content (including, without limitation, our Social Media Pages).

Through your social sharing activity. When you connect your Services account with your social media account, you will share information with your friends associated with your social media account, with other users, and with your social media account provider.

By doing so, you authorize us to facilitate this sharing of information, and you understand that the use of shared information will be governed by the social media provider’s privacy policy.

Please remember that any information you share in public areas, such as comment sections or forums, or that you otherwise post, display or disseminate in an area that is viewable by other users of the Services, becomes public.

Please be careful about what you disclose and do not disclose any Personal Information that you expect to keep private.

We may collect your computer, mobile device, or other devices that you use to access the Services such as your device type and brand, operating system, MAC Address, unique device identifiers, browser, browser language, Internet Service Provider (ISP) are, etc.

Usage information about your use of our Services, such as a reading history of the pages you view;

Additional “traffic data” such as time of access, visitor ID, traffic channel, traffic source, traffic medium, campaign name, date of access, software crash reports, session identification number, access times, and referring website addresses;

(a) Search terms and search results: Location data such as your IP address, Geo-location information,

(b) Demographic information and other information provided by you that does not reveal your specific identity

  • Using Cookies, Pixel Tags And Other Similar Technologies

Like many websites, our Services may use “cookies”, which are small text files that are stored on your computer or equipment when you visit certain online pages and that record your preferences and actions.

We use cookies to track the use of our Services. We may also use cookies to monitor traffic, improve the Services and make it easier and/or relevant for your use.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but, if you prefer, you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies.

If you delete your cookies or if you set your web browser to decline cookies, some features of the Services may not work or may not work as designed.

For more information on cookies and how to disable them, you can consult the information provided by the Interactive Advertising Bureau.

We use Google Analytics, which uses cookies and similar technologies to collect and analyze information about the use of the Services and report on activities and trends.  

This service may also collect information regarding the use of other websites, apps, and online resources.  

Pixel tags are used to, among other things, track the actions of users of the Services, measure the success of our marketing campaigns, and compile statistics about usage of the Services and response rates.

We may also use web beacons. A web beacon is an invisible graphic on a web page that is programmed to collect information about your use of a given website and deliver cookies.

  • IP Address

As noted above, we collect and store your device’s source IP address. Your IP address is automatically assigned to your computer by your internet service provider.

An IP address discloses the general location (i.e. city, state, country, and continent) of your device at the time you access the Services. We may use your device’s IP address to:

  • Personalize offers and promotions for our Services and special events;
  • Personalize the advertising that you receive;
  • Optimize our products, services, and operations;
  • Detect, investigate, and prevent activities that may violate our policies or be illegal
  • Identify the country where you are located so that we can assess our legal obligations; and
  • Perform statistical, demographic, and marketing analyses of users of the Site.

Information Security

We use reasonable efforts to safeguard personal information. However, no data storage system or transmission method can be guaranteed to be 100% secure.

As a result, we cannot guarantee the security of any information (including personal information) that we obtain. 

If you have reason to believe that your interaction with us is no longer secure, please immediately notify us.

  • Third-Party Services

This Privacy Policy does not address, and we are not responsible for, the privacy, information or other practices of any third parties, including any third party operating any website or service to which the Services link.

The inclusion of a link on the Services does not imply endorsement of the linked site or service by us or by our affiliates.

  • California Privacy Rights

Under the California “Shine The Light” law, California residents may opt-out of our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes.

As detailed above, you may choose to opt-out of the sharing of your personal information with third parties for marketing purposes at any time by submitting a request.

Last Updated: September 22, 2019

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