Privacy Policy for Steve Kaye ( Which Includes This Web Site and His Business)

Short Version:

Steve Kaye will protect your privacy and cause no harm.

See: My Ethics and Business Policies

Black Skimmer, (c) Photo by Steve Kaye, on page for: Privacy Policy

Black Skimmer, Bolsa Chica, CA

Who We Are

This Web Site [  ] is owned and managed by:

Steve Kaye
P.O. Box 208
Placentia, CA 92871

Phone: 714-528-1300 [ Desk Phone ]

“Steve Kaye”, “We”, “Us”, “Our”, “His”, and “He” refer to Steve Kaye and his Web Site [ ]  in this Privacy Policy Statement.

We commit to protecting your information and your right to privacy. This applies to any information that We may collect from you as a result of communicating, interacting, or doing business with you.

This includes: 1) Any conversations, e-mails, letters, or texts we may have or receive from you, 2) Any interactions that may occur before, during, or after presentations, workshops, meeting facilitations, seminars, coaching, or any other type of service, and 3) Anything else that warrants being kept private.

This statement describes:

1) The types of information We collect about you.

2) How We use that information.

3) The options available to you about how We use that information.

Brief Statement

We respect your privacy.

And thus we do not release, share, sell, publish, donate, or distribute any information that We may obtain while interacting with you.

Regarding Collected Browser Information

This Web Site automatically collects information from your Web browser when you visit the Web Site. Then the server for this Web Site stores that information in standard Web log files for later reporting. (By the way, this is standard practice for most web sites.)

The information collected may include your IP Address (your location on the Internet), the type of Web browser you are using, the operating system on your computer, any Web pages and/or files of this Web Site that you requested or searched for, and the date/time when that activity took place.

We collect and may analyze these data with internal log parsing software strictly for traffic usage and reporting purposes.

We do not distribute, donate, provide, release, sell, or share any information obtained during your use of this Web site to anyone.

Regarding Analytics

This Web Site collects the following data:

1) The number of visitors to pages on this Web Site each day.

2) The total number of subscribers to blog posts.

3) The total number of comments posted on this Web Site.

4) The number of referrer links that led visitors to this Web Site each day.

5) The URL’s that referred visitors to this Web Site each day.

6) The number of clicks on outbound links each day.

7) the outbound links that visitors clicked on each day.

Regarding The Use Of Cookies

This Web Site collects information from you with temporary, session-based cookies. Cookies are bits of data set in your Web browser by this Web site. These cookies serve to uniquely identify you as you visit and use this site.

You can set your Web browser to: 1) Not accept cookies or, 2) Notify you when a new cookie is received.

Regarding The Collection Of Personal Information

All personal information provided on this Web Site is purely voluntary.

You may, for example, post comments about blogs or subscribe to receive blog posts. In these cases, We collect the information that you enter.

All personal information collected is securely stored on servers operated by Halcyon Hosting (See below for details about their operation).

Regarding Comments

When visitors leave comments on this Web Site, We collect the data that they enter 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. Find info on the Gravatar Service and their privacy statement here:

When your comment appears, your profile picture (when available) becomes visible to the public with your comment. See the example below.

Example of a Gravatar

Example of a Gravatar That Appeared with a Comment Posted by Steve Kaye

Regarding Uploading Media

No provisions exist for visitors to upload images, videos, articles, or any other media to this Web Site.

Regarding Contact forms

This Web Site uses Contact Form 7 (a plugin) for its contact form. Then this Web Site sends any information that you entered to Steve Kaye by e-mail.

He responds to these e-mails usually within two business days. After responding, He deletes the e-mail.

We do not forward, share, or send your Contact e-mails to anyone.

Regarding Your Control Of Your Personal Information

If you post a comment, that comment and its accompanying data become part of the relevant pages.

If you want to delete a comment that you posted, please let Us know by using the contact form: Contact Steve Kaye, or contact Us using the contact info provided at the top (or bottom) of this page. We will do our best to comply within two working days.

If you want to unsubscribe from receiving blog posts, please use the unsubscribe link that appears at the bottom of each post.

If you unsubscribe from receiving blog posts, your e-mail address (and any other information related to your subscription) will be deleted.

We reserve the right to delete any comments posted on this web site that We judge to contain hostile, inappropriate, or offensive information. This specifically includes ads, insults, and all types of spam.

We will also block anyone who makes multiple attempts to post hostile, inappropriate, or offensive information on any part of this Web Site.

We check the comments posted on this Web Site almost daily. And then We delete any and all spam.

Note: This Web Site was set up to advance the mission and values stated on the Mission page. It was not set up to publish contrary ideas or promote other businesses.

Regarding Our Promise To Protect Your Privacy

We respect your right to privacy and thus We will protect your personal information.

Please see Steve Kaye’s Ethics and Policy Statement. This describes the values that serve as a foundation for everything that We do.

This Web Site is hosted by Halcyon Hosting.

Halcyon Hosting this Web Site and all information about you on their Web servers at their secure data facilities.

State of the art firewall and brute force detection routines prevent unauthorized access from any source inside or outside of the network.

In the extremely unlikely event that someone circumvents these security systems, We do not accept liability for their unauthorized use of any  information you have provided Us.

Regarding General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Effective May 25, 2018, GDPR governs the protection of personal information about citizens and residents of the European Union (EU). This applies to all businesses and organizations that process or store information about EU residents and citizens. As a global provider of Web services, Canvas Host follows GDPR regulations.

Similarly, We abide by GDPR regulations.

If you are protected by GPDR and post information on this Web Site, We are authorized with lawful basis to process and store personal data about you.

By subscribing to receive blog posts, you have given Us consent to store your personal information and then to send you blog posts by e-mail.

You may stop these e-mails at any time by electing to unsubscribe. In that case, use the Unsubscribe link at the bottom of each blog post e-mail. Or contact Us directly by using the Contact Form.

We will update this privacy policy as We continue to: 1) Improve our processes, and 2) Ensure We are compliant with GDPR.

Regarding This Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to change this policy at any time.

This policy appears on Our Web Site with inbound links on: 1) Steve Kaye’s Ethics and Policy Statement, and 2) At the bottom of the Home Page.

Please send all questions or comments about Our Privacy Policy to:

Steve Kaye
P.O. Box 208
Placentia, CA 92871

Phone: 714-528-1300

Use: Contact Steve Kaye

Last update: July 13, 2024