The protection of your private information is Stand with Main Street’s priority. This Privacy Policy Statement applies to https://standwithmainstreet.com/ and refers to data collection and usage.

Stand with Main Street is an LLC Service and Business Company review site. We publish service roundups and reviews. On this page, we will explain our policies when it comes to the collection, use and disclosure of your data. By visiting our website and going through our content, you consent to the data policies described on this page.

The personal data we collect

Personal data

When you visit out website, you may be asked to provide information that can be used for identification purposes. These include, but are not limited to, your full name, email address, age, and birthday.

Usage data

Specific identifiers that do not necessarily point to you may also be collected. These include your Internet Protocol address (IP address), the browser you use, and the browser version. Extra details may include the specific pages you visited, the time spent per page, as well as the time and date of your visit.

What we use to collect data

Cookies

We use cookies to track your activity on the website, but all include an anonymous unique identifier. We mainly use session, preference and security cookies, which you can choose not to enable. However, you you might be unable to access some parts of the website if you do so.

Contact forms and comments

By using our contact forms or leaving a comment, you voluntarily provide information. Other data such as IP address and browser used are stored in our system to curb spam.

Media uploads

Images, videos and other forms of media may be uploaded by visitors of our website. Note that if you choose to upload any media, it may include sensitive data such as embedded location data (EXIF GPS) that may be accessed by anyone that downloads said media. We recommend that you remove sensitive information in your images and videos before uploading it on Stand with Main Street.

Embedded content from other websites

Some of the pages on this website may have embedded content in the form of articles, images and videos. It behaves in the same way as it would in other websites with the same content. These may track you through third-party programs and analyze how you interact with the embedded content.

How we use your data

Stand with Main Street collects data solely for the improvement of our services. Specific purposes are as follows:

  • To properly maintain the website
  • To monitor our services are used by visitors
  • To provide reliable care and support to our readers
  • To allow visitors to have full access and use of our website’s features
  • To notify whenever there are service changes or maintenance
  • To detect and address technical issues

How long we retain your data

When you leave a comment, the metadata collected is retained indefinitely. This is to ensure a fast moderation or all comments.

Your rights

You have the right to request an export of the data you have provided. However, this does not include the information that we store for security, legal, or administrative purposes.

Security of your data

Stand with Main Street will take necessary measures to ensure that your data is secured and treated within the rules and boundaries of this privacy policy.  We will uphold this despite recognizing that no online transmission is 100% secure.

Disclosure of data

Legal requirements

Stand with Main Street may be required to disclose your data in the following cases:

  • Legal obligation
  • Protection and defense of the rights of Stand with Main Street
  • Detection and prevention of abuse of our services
  • Protection of other visitors using our services
  • Protection against legal liability

Service providers

We may use third-party services for specific tasks. In such cases, these service providers may have access to necessary data that they need to accomplish their tasks. However, it is guaranteed that they will maintain confidentiality of your information as they are bound by our security policies. We will also ensure that your information will not be used for any other purpose.

Google Analytics

To analyze the behaviors of our visitors while using our service, we employ Google Analytics that uses the collected data personalize its services, such as ads. If this isn’t acceptable for you,  you are free to install the browser add-on Google Analytics Opt-out to protect your data. You can know more about Google’s own privacy policies  here: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en.

External links

If you are directed to another website when you click links on our website, the data collection that happens there doesn’t fall under our jurisdiction anymore. We have no control and will not assume responsibility over how your data is used by another website. You may review the privacy policy of other websites you visit, to know your rights over your data.

Privacy of minors

Our policies do not cover minors and our services aren’t intended for minors, either. We do not knowingly collect personal data from minors and we delete such information once we have identified it. If you are a parent or a guardian of a minor that has provided us with some of their personal data, you are free to contact us so we can do the necessary action.

Changes to the Privacy Policy

We may update our policies from time to time, hence we encourage you to visit this page from time to time to see any changes. Privacy Policy changes are effective immediately after they are posted on this page.

Contact us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, don’t hesitate to contact us.

You may reach us through our Contact form or this email: charles@standwithmainstreet.com.