Privacy Policy

The following Privacy Policy ("the Privacy Policy") relates to the www.improveyouraim.com web site and blog controlled by Alison James and/or its subsidiaries and affiliated entities (collectively, the "Web Site").  Please read this document carefully because by accessing or using the Web Site you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions.  If you do not agree to these Terms, please do not use the Web Site. 

Your privacy is important to us.  To better protect your privacy, we provide this Privacy Policy explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used at this Web Site.

The Information We Collect

At the Web Site, you may be able to order products, enter contests, vote in polls, express an opinion, subscribe to one of our services such as our online newsletters, or participate in one of our online forums or communities.  The types of personally identifiable information that may be collected at these pages may include:  name, address, e-mail address, telephone number, fax number, credit card information (for purchases), and information about your interests in and use of various products, programs, and services.

Only persons who provide us with the requested personally identifiable information will be able to order products, programs, and services or otherwise participate in the Web Site’s activities and offerings.

How We Use the Information

We may use the information you provide about yourself to fulfill your requests for our products, programs, and services, to respond to your inquiries about our offerings, and to offer you other products, programs or services that we believe may be of interest to you.

We sometimes use this information to communicate with you, such as to notify you when you have won one of our contests or when we make changes to our Terms of Use, to fulfill a request by you for an online newsletter, or to contact you about your comments or questions.

The information that we collect in connection with our online forums and communities is used to provide an interactive experience. We use this information to facilitate participation in these online forums and communities and, from time to time, to offer you products, programs, or services. If you choose to submit content to the Web Site (e.g., comments, a posting to the blog or a discussion board), we may publish your screen name and other information you have provided to us.

We sometimes use the non-personally identifiable information that we collect to improve the design and content of the Web Site and to enable us to personalize your Internet experience. We also may use this information in the aggregate to analyze site usage, as well as to offer you products, programs, or services.

We may disclose personally identifiable information in response to legal process, for example, in response to a court order or a subpoena. We also may disclose such information in response to a law enforcement agency’s request, or where we believe it is necessary to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, violations or our terms of use, to verify or enforce compliance with the policies governing our Web Site and applicable laws or as otherwise required or permitted by law or consistent with legal requirements. In addition, we may transfer personally identifiable information about you if we or one of our business units are acquired by, sold to, or merged with another company.

Although we take appropriate measures to safeguard against unauthorized disclosures of information, we cannot assure you that personally identifiable information that we collect will never be disclosed in a manner that is inconsistent with this Privacy Statement.

This Web Site may disclose personally identifiable information to companies whose practices are not covered by this Privacy Policy (e.g., other marketers, magazine publishers, retailers, participatory databases, and non-profit organizations) that want to market products or services to you.

We may on occasion combine information we receive online with outside records to enhance our ability to market to you those products or services that may be of interest to you. If you have signed up to receive our e-mails and prefer not to receive marketing information from this Web Site, follow the “unsubscribe” instructions provided on any marketing e-mail you receive from this site.

Cookies & Web Beacons

To enhance your experience with our Web Site, we may use “cookies.” Cookies are text files we place in your computer’s browser to store your preferences. Cookies, by themselves, do not tell us your e-mail address or other personally identifiable information unless you choose to provide this information to us by, for example, registering at the Web Site. However, once you choose to furnish the Web Site with personally identifiable information, this information may be linked to the data stored in the cookie.

We use cookies to understand Web Site usage and to improve the content and offerings on our Web Site.  For example, we may use cookies to personalize your experience at our web pages (e.g., to recognize you by name when you return to our site), save your password in password-protected areas, and enable you to use shopping carts on our sites. We also may use cookies to offer you products, programs, or services.

Collection of Information by Third-Party Sites, Ad Servers and Sponsors

The Web Site may contain links to other sites whose information practices may be different than ours.  Visitors should consult the other sites’ privacy notices as we have no control over information that is submitted to, or collected by, these third parties.

The Web Site may occasionally offer content (e.g., contests, sweepstakes, or promotions) that is sponsored by or cobranded with identified third parties. By virtue of these relationships, the third parties may obtain personally identifiable information that visitors voluntarily submit to participate in the site activity. We have no control over these third parties’ use of this information.

The Web Site may use a reputable third party to present or serve the advertisements that you may see on its pages. These third party ad servers may use cookies, web beacons, or similar technologies to help present such advertisements, and to help measure and research the advertisements’ effectiveness. The use of these technologies by these third party ad servers is subject to their own privacy policies and is not covered by this Privacy Policy.  For more information on this site’s use of such third-party ad servers, please consult www.adsense.com.

Our Commitment to Security

We have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and help prevent unauthorized access, maintain data security, and correctly use the information we collect online.

How You Can Access or Correct Information

Access to personally identifiable information that is collected from the Web Site may be accessible for a limited period of time from the point of collection.  For example, if you created a password-protected account within our site, you can access that account to review the information you provided.

You may send an e-mail or letter to the following e-mail or street address requesting access to or correction of the personally identifiable information that this site has collected about you online. For verification purposes, please include your first name, last name, and e-mail address.

Mailing Address:
Alison James
The Gioconda Law Group
1 Penn Plaza, 36th Floor
New York, NY 10119

Email Address:
alison@improveyouraim.com

Note for Parents

The Web Site is intended for use by adults eighteen (18) years and over.  No representation, implied or express, is made about the suitability of the content on the Web Site for anyone under (18) years of age.

How to Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy or its implementation you may contact us at:

Mailing Address:
Alison James
The Gioconda Law Group
1 Penn Plaza, 36th Floor
New York, NY 10119

Email Address:
alison@improveyouraim.com

Updates & Effective Date

From time to time, we may update this Privacy Policy. We will notify you about material changes in the way we treat personally identifiable information by placing a notice on the Web Site. We encourage you to periodically check back and review this Privacy Policy so that you always will know what information we collect, how we use it, and to whom we disclose it.

This Privacy Policy was most recently updated on June 2, 2010.