Effective Date: January 01, 2024
Steven Grothe ("Owner") operates the https://stevengrothe.com website ("Website").
This page informs you of the Policies regarding the collection, usage and disclosure of personal data ("Personal Data", "Data" or "Information") when you use this Website and the choices you have associated with that Data.
Information Collection And Use
Several different types of Information may be collected for various purposes.
Types of Data Collected
When sending a message via the inquiry form on this Website, the required Personal Data listed below may be used to contact and/or identify you.
- Personal Name
- Email Address
- Brief Message
Usage data ("Usage Data", "Data" or "Diagnostic Data") may be collected to reveal how this Website is accessed and used. This Usage Data may include Information such as your computer's Internet Protocol address (IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of this Website that you visited, the time spent on those pages, the time and date of your visit, unique device identifiers and other Diagnostic Data.
Tracking and Cookies Data
Cookies and similar tracking technologies may be used to track the activity on this Website.
Cookies are files that contain a small amount of data that may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies may be sent to your browser from this Website and stored on your device. Tracking technologies that may also be used may include beacons, tags and scripts to collect and track Information and to improve and analyze this Website.
Examples of Cookies this Website may use:
- Session Cookies. This Website may use Session Cookies in order to operate more efficiently.
- Preference Cookies. This Website may use Preference Cookies that store your preferences and various settings.
- Security Cookies. This Website may use Security Cookies for security purposes.
You may instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some features of this Website.
Use of Data
The Owner may use the collected Data to:
- provide and maintain this Website.
- notify you about changes to this Website.
- allow you to use interactive features of this Website.
- provide analysis or valuable Information to improve this Website.
- monitor the usage of this Website.
- detect, prevent and address any technical issues of this Website.
Transfer Of Data
Your Information, including Personal Data, may be transferred to, and maintained on, computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ from those of your jurisdiction.
If you are located outside of the United States and choose to provide Information to the Owner, please note that this Website may transfer the Data, including Personal Data, to the United States and process it there.
Disclosure Of Data
The Owner may disclose your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:
- comply with a legal obligation.
- protect and defend the rights or property of the Owner.
- prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with this Website.
- protect the personal safety of users of this Website or the public.
- protect against legal liability.
Security Of Data
The security of your Data is important but no method of transmission over the internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. While commercially acceptable methods shall be used to protect your Personal Data, no guarantee is made in regards to absolute security.
Third-party companies and individuals may be employed to facilitate this Website ("Service Providers"), to provide this Website on the Owner's behalf, to perform Website related services or to assist the Owner in analyzing how this Website is used.
These third-party companies shall have access to your Personal Data only to perform these tasks on the Owner's behalf and shall be obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.
The Owner may use third-party Service Providers to monitor and analyze the use of this Website. Some of the Service Providers that may be used are listed below.
Google Analytics is a web analytics service that tracks and reports website traffic. This Website may use Google Analytics to track and monitor the use of this Website. This Data may be shared with other Google services. Google may use the collected Data to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.
For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy & Terms page: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en.
Links To Other Sites
The Owner has no control over, and assumes no responsibility, for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third-party sites or services.
This Website does not address anyone under the age of 18 ("Child" or "Children").
The Owner does not knowingly collect Personal Data from anyone under the age of 18. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your Child or Children has/have provided Personal Data, either, through this Website, or to any email accounts associated with this Website, please contact the Owner. If the Owner becomes aware that Personal Data has been collected from Children without verification of parental consent, the Owner shall remove that Personal Data from this Website's server, if applicable, and delete all email messages containing that Personal Data from any email accounts associated with this Website.