Privacy Policy

Who we are

This website address is: http://RonRossToday.com. It is owned by author/speaker Dr. Ron Ross of Loveland, Colorado USA. You can contact him: Dr.Ross@RonRossToday.com.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

When you visit our website you may provide us with two types of information: (i) personal information you knowingly choose to disclose that is collected on an individual basis (“Personal Information”), and (ii) website use information collected on an aggregate basis through a website statistics program as you and others browse our website (“Use Information”).

We collect and use data internally for these purposes:

  • Enhance the functionality of the Website (certain messages or pages cannot be shown or suppressed unless cookies are enabled)
  • Enhance the security of the Website (certain forms cannot be submitted unless cookies are enabled)
  • Gather data about Website traffic and how users interact with Website content (analytics)

Certain third parties may collect some data:

  • Google, for the purposes of gathering data about Website traffic and how users interact with Website content (analytics)
  • Disqus comment service, for the purposes of allowing users to post comments on Website content.

By making a donation, ordering a product, subscription, or service offered through the Web sites, User authorizes the Company to charge User’s credit card account (or other payment option) the applicable charges for such donation, product, subscription, or service using a secure online payment service.

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, post a meme, or in any way alter anything on the website, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the posting you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Who we share your data with

We do not rent, sell, or otherwise share personal data to other websites, businesses, or individuals.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Indemnity

User will indemnify and hold Ron Ross, other content providers, service providers, contractors, affiliates, and agents (the “Indemnified Parties”) harmless from any claim, demand, loss, liability, award, judgment, damage or expense (including costs of investigation and defense and reasonable attorneys’ fees), whether or not involving a third-party claim, arising, directly or indirectly, from or in connection with: (a) any breach of these Terms and Conditions by User, including, without limitation, any use of Content other than as expressly authorized in these Terms and Conditions; (b) the forwarding, posting, reprinting or distribution by User of any Content or Publications; or (c) the posting of any and all materials by User on the Forums or the use of such materials. The remedies provided in this Section (Indemnity) will not be exclusive of or limit any other remedies that may be available to Ron Ross or the other Indemnified Parties.

Links to Third-party Websites

RonRossToday.com contains links to sites other than our own, and those sites may not follow the same privacy policies as Ron Ross. The Web sites contain links to Web sites not under the control of Ron Ross. Ron Ross provides these links simply as a convenience to the User; this convenience should not be considered as an endorsement by Ron Ross of the content, operators, products, or services of or available on or through such sites, and Ron Ross does not make any representation or warranty as to the accuracy, quality, completeness, availability, or any other aspect of the information, content, operators, products or services of, or available on, from or through, such sites. Ron Ross shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damages or losses caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with the use of or reliance on any such information, content, operators, products or services of, or available on, from or through, such sites.