Privacy policy

M. Seth Jones is committed to protecting your privacy. This policy outlines how he handles the personal information that he collects about visitors of this site, including clients and potential clients. M. Seth Jones respects the confidentiality of your information and takes your privacy seriously.

Last updated: 04/07/16

M. Seth Jones (“he”, “him” or “his”) operates this site located at https://www.msethjones.com (the “Site”, the “Service”). This page informs you of his policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Information he receives from users of the Site. He uses your Personal Information only for providing and improving the Site. By using the Site, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.

Information collection and use

While using his Site, he may ask you to provide him with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you. Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to your name (“Personal Information”).

Log data

Like many site operators, he collects information that your browser sends whenever you visit his Site (“Log Data”). This Log Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type, browser version, the pages of his Site that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other statistics.

Types of data collected

Among the types of Personal Data that this Site collects, by itself or through third parties, there are: Cookies and Usage data. Other Personal Data collected may be described in other sections of this Privacy Policy or by dedicated explanation text contextually with the Data collection. The Personal Data may be freely provided by the User, or collected automatically when using this Site. Any use of Cookies – or of other tracking tools – by this Site or by the owners of third party services used by this Site, unless stated otherwise, serves to identify Users and remember their preferences, for the sole purpose of providing the service required by the User. Failure to provide certain Personal Data may make it impossible for this Service to provide its services. Users are responsible for any Personal Data of third parties obtained, published or shared through this Site and confirm that they have the third party’s consent to provide the Data to the Owner.

Mode and place of processing the data

Methods of processing

The Data Controller processes the Data of Users in a proper manner and shall take appropriate security measures to prevent unauthorised access, disclosure, modification, or unauthorised destruction of the Data. The Data processing is carried out using computers and/or IT enabled tools, following organisational procedures and modes strictly related to the purposes indicated. In addition to the Data Controller, in some cases, the Data may be accessible to certain types of persons in charge, involved with the operation of the site (administration, sales, marketing, legal, system administration) or external parties (such as third party technical service providers, mail carriers, hosting providers, IT companies, communications agencies) appointed, if necessary, as Data Processors by the Owner. The updated list of these parties may be requested from the Data Controller at any time.

Place

The Data is processed at the Data Controller’s operating offices and in any other places where the parties involved with the processing are located. For further information, please contact the Data Controller.

Retention time

The Data is kept for the time necessary to provide the service requested by the User, or stated by the purposes outlined in this document, and the User can always request that the Data Controller suspend or remove the data.

The use of the collected data

The Data concerning the User is collected to allow the Owner to provide its services, as well as for the following purposes: Analytics. The Personal Data used for each purpose is outlined in the specific sections of this document.

Detailed information on the processing of personal data

Personal Data is collected for the following purposes and using the following services:

Analytics

The services contained in this section enable the Owner to monitor and analyse web traffic and can be used to keep track of User behaviour.

Google Analytics (Google Inc.)

Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google utilises the Data collected to track and examine the use of this Service, to prepare reports on its activities and share them with other Google services. Google may use the Data collected to contextualise and personalise the ads of its own advertising network.

Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage data.

Place of processing: US

Additional information about Data collection and processing

Legal action

The User’s Personal Data may be used for legal purposes by the Data Controller, in Court or in the stages leading to possible legal action arising from improper use of this Site or the related services. The User declares to be aware that the Data Controller may be required to reveal personal data upon request of public authorities.

Additional information about user’s personal data

In addition to the information contained in this privacy policy, this Site may provide the User with additional and contextual information concerning particular services or the collection and processing of Personal Data upon request.

System logs and maintenance

For operation and maintenance purposes, this Site and any third party services may collect files that record interaction with this Service (System logs) or use for this purpose other Personal Data (such as IP Address).

The rights of users

Users have the right, at any time, to know whether their Personal Data has been stored and can consult the Data Controller to learn about their contents and origin, to verify their accuracy or to ask for them to be supplemented, cancelled, updated or corrected, or for their transformation into anonymous format or to block any data held in violation of the law, as well as to oppose their treatment for any and all legitimate reasons. Requests should be sent to the Data Controller at the contact information set out below. This Site supports “Do Not Track” requests. To determine whether any of the third party services it uses honor the “Do Not Track” requests, please read their privacy policies.

Contacting the user

Email

By contacting M. Seth Jones via the email address listed on the contact page, the User authorizes this Service to use these details to reply to requests for information, quotes or any other kind of request as indicated by the form’s header. Personal Data collected: email address, first name, last name and Various types of Data.

Cookies

Cookies are files with small amount of data, which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a web site and stored on your computer’s hard drive. Like many sites, we use “cookies” to collect information. You can 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 portions of our Site.

Security

The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Changes to this privacy policy

This Privacy Policy is effective as of 04/07/16 and will remain in effect except with respect to any changes in its provisions in the future, which will be in effect immediately after being posted on this page. M. Seth Jones reserves the right to update or change his Privacy Policy at any time and you should check this Privacy Policy periodically. Your continued use of the Service after he posts any modifications to the Privacy Policy on this page will constitute your acknowledgment of the modifications and your consent to abide and be bound by the modified Privacy Policy. If he makes any material changes to this Privacy Policy, he will notify you either through the email address you have provided him, or by placing a prominent notice on his website.

Definitions and legal references

Personal Data (or Data)

Any information regarding a natural person, a legal person, an institution or an association, which is, or can be, identified, even indirectly, by reference to any other information, including a personal identification number.

Usage Data

Information collected automatically from this Site (or third party services employed in this Site), which can include: the IP addresses or domain names of the computers utilised by the Users who use this Site, the URI addresses (Uniform Resource Identifier), the time of the request, the method utilised to submit the request to the server, the size of the file received in response, the numerical code indicating the status of the server’s answer (successful outcome, error, etc.), the country of origin, the features of the browser and the operating system utilised by the User, the various time details per visit (e.g., the time spent on each page within the Site) and the details about the path followed within the Service with special reference to the sequence of pages visited, and other parameters about the device operating system and/or the User’s IT environment.

User

The individual using this Site, which must coincide with or be authorised by the Data Subject, to whom the Personal Data refers.

Data Subject

The legal or natural person to whom the Personal Data refers.

Data Processor (or Data Supervisor)

The natural person, legal person, public administration or any other body, association or organisation authorised by the Data Controller to process the Personal Data in compliance with this privacy policy.

Data Controller (or Owner)

The natural person, legal person, public administration or any other body, association or organisation with the right, also jointly with another Data Controller, to make decisions regarding the purposes, and the methods of processing of Personal Data and the means used, including the security measures concerning the operation and use of this Site. The Data Controller, unless otherwise specified, is the Owner of this Site.

This Site

The website or service by which the Personal Data of the User is collected.

Cookies

Small piece of data stored in the User’s device.

Legal information

Notice to European Users: this privacy statement has been prepared in fulfilment of the obligations under Art. 10 of EC Directive n. 95/46/EC, and under the provisions of Directive 2002/58/EC, as revised by Directive 2009/136/EC, on the subject of Cookies.

This privacy policy relates solely to this Service.

Contacting M. Seth Jones

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact M. Seth Jones at ‣workshop@msethjones.com.