Privacy

inthedistance.net/Matt Feldman/InTheDistance Consulting, Inc (“inthedistance,” “we,” “us,” and “our”) respects individual privacy and values the confidence of our users, customers, and our community. This Privacy Policy sets out the privacy principles that we follow with respect to the collection, use, and disclosure of information that you may provide through the this website, inthedistance.net (collectively referred to as the “website”). This policy only applies to information collected online.

Website Visitors

You can access this website without submitting any information to us.

Types of User Data We Collect

We only collect personal data you voluntarily submit to us. We may collect the following types of personal data:

  • Your name;
  • Your business affiliation and contact information;
  • Your telephone number;
  • Your email address;
  • Your postal address;

We collect two types of user data: (1) anonymous data that is automatically collected from all visitors to inthedistance.net; and (2) personally identifiable data that you voluntarily submit to us (described below under “Personal Data”). We collect data with your consent or when we have a legitimate interest in doing so.

Anonymous Data

We automatically collect some information, including your internet service provider, the IP address assigned to your computer by your internet service provider at the time you access the inthedistance site, the type of browser you are using, the referring link, and what operating system you are using, through our server and through cookies. (See the section on Cookies below for more information.) Collecting such information ensures that we deliver the inthedistance website in a manner that conforms to your computer’s technical specifications.

It may not be apparent to you that this information is being collected. We may compile and provide aggregate statistics about sales, site traffic, and related information to third parties. These aggregate statistics will not contain Personal Data and will not be stored in connection with any of your personally identifiable information. We also track the number and frequency of hits per page on an aggregate basis. We do not use anonymous data to identify individual users, and we do not link any anonymous data with the Personal Data you provide to us.

Personal Data

We will keep Personal Data that you voluntarily provide, such as your name and postal address, phone number, and your email address when you participate in certain activities on the inthedistance site, such as:

  • To sign up for our newsletters or mailing list;
  • To contact us with an inquiry or comment;
  • To participate in any activity, such as purchasing a photo, that requires that inthedistance access your Personal Data.

Cookies

Cookies are alphanumeric identifiers that are transferred either to your computer’s hard drive (“Long-term Cookies”) or temporarily to your computer’s Random Access Memory (“Session Cookies”). inthedistance.net does not collect data through the use of its own cookies.

How We Use the Data We Collect

We use anonymous data to identify the referring links as the source of user traffic. We use data to identify which sections of the inthedistance site are most visited and for how long, so that we can evaluate the popularity of our different Web pages and continue to improve the inthedistance site. We do not use anonymous data to identify individual users and we do not link any anonymous data with the Personal Data you provide to us.

We use your Personal Data:

  • To fulfill the request for which you specifically provided the data;
  • To send you our email newsletter or to announce new exhibitions or store items which may be of interest, unless you have opted out of receiving that information;
  • To offer you other ways to support inthedistance.net

The inthedistance.net site is hosted by servers in the United States. Accordingly, if you are located outside of the United States, the Personal Data you provide to us will be transferred to the United States. By submitting your Personal Data, you consent to its transfer and storage in the United States and its use in accordance with the purposes for which it was originally collected (see below regarding third-party sharing of Personal Data from non-U.S. residents).

INFORMATION DISCLOSURE POLICY—THIRD-PARTY SHARING

We may share your Personal Data with third-party service providers who fulfill your orders, contact you on our behalf, or facilitate some other aspect of the inthedistance site activities, services or products. Inthedistance expects third-party vendors and service providers to maintain the confidentiality and security of the information to which they are provided access; however, inthedistance is not responsible for the privacy, information, or other practices of third-party service providers. inthedistance is not responsible for the information collection, use, disclosure, or security policies or practices of other sites to which inthedistance is linked, or to social media platform providers, wireless service providers, operating system providers, or device manufacturers.

We may disclose and use Personal Data regardless of where you reside in special circumstances when it is necessary to enforce this Privacy Policy, such as for safety or security reasons, or when we, in good faith, believe that the law requires us to disclose your Personal Data to third parties.

Third-Party Providers

Inthedistance engages reputable third-party vendors in order to help us manage the Websites, process transactions, better respond to the needs of our visitors and enhance our marketing efforts. This includes third-party analytics vendors such as Google Analytics. We and our third-party vendors or partners use analytics data for a variety of purposes such as to improve the design and content of our Websites, to help us learn things like what pages are most attractive to all of our visitors and what exhibitions and programs visitors are interested in, and to gauge the success of our advertising and marketing campaigns.

Inthedistance requires its vendors to maintain the confidentiality of the information to which they are provided access, and restricts these vendors from using or disclosing the information in any way without express authorization by us.

For information about the third-party providers used by ICP please email info@inthedistance.net.

Opt-In/Opt-Out Newsletters

When you provide us with your Personal Data on the inthedistance site, you can let us know if you wish to receive our online newsletter or any other email from us by checking the appropriate “opt-in” box or button on the page where you submit your Personal Data. You may subscribe or unsubscribe from our emails and newsletters at any time.

Social Media Widgets

The website includes social media features, such as the “Share” buttons, that run on our website. These features may collect your Internet Protocol address and which page you are visiting on our website, and may set a cookie to enable the feature to function properly. Social media features and widgets are hosted by a third party. Your interactions with these features are governed by the privacy policy of the company providing it.

Children

We do not knowingly collect information from children under the age of 13.

Security

Inthedistance makes every reasonable effort to ensure the security of the transactions that occur on its website. Only authorized personnel have access to your information. Nevertheless, despite our best efforts, no transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100 percent secure.

Updating Your Data

If you want to review, correct, or update your membership information, contact us at info@inthedistance.net. We will use reasonable efforts to let you review your personal information in our files and, upon your instructions, to correct inaccuracies or delete incorrect information from our databases.

Contact Us

If you have any questions, comments, or concerns about this Privacy Statement or our data collection practices you can contact us at info@inthedistance.net

Effective Date: July 2018