This Policy describes our practices regarding your access to services provided by The Pathkeeper. These products and services include our website, email, newsletters, mobile, and other services provided by The Pathkeeper.
The Pathkeeper is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of third-party websites, Protection of personal data anyone submits to social media companies, such as Facebook, Twitter, Reddit, LinkedIn, etc., or protection of personal or financial data submitted by an individual to an online financial institution, such as PayPal.
|Visitor||An individual who uses only the public areas of the website.|
|Subscriber||There are no subscribers to The Pathkeeper.|
|Personal Data||Any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person.|
|Public Area||An area of the website that can be accessed both by subscribers and visitors without needing to login.|
|Restricted Area||Any area of the website that requires login by authorized users to open and use.|
|Personally Identifiable Information||PII are any data that could potentially identify a specific individual or can be used to distinguish one person from another and can be used for de-anonymizing anonymous data.|
|Personally Identifiable Financial Information||PIFI are any data that a consumer provides to a financial institution that would not be available publicly such as an individual’s name, contact details, bank account number, credit card number, Social Security number, etc.|
The Pathkeeper is protected by an industry-standard Secure Socket Layer (SSL) certificate and 128-bit encryption. All passwords are encrypted and retained within the website SSL certificate.
|Automatic Account Removal||The Pathkeeper does not automatically delete subscriber accounts.|
|Account Removal||Registered and logged-in subscribers (users) may download their account Profile data and either delete or disable their user account. Deleted accounts cannot be restored by the site administrator.|
|Explicit Consent||The only PII collected and stored by The Pathkeeper are those data you voluntarily enter to signup for a website user account or when you submit a Contact Form request|
|Data Minimization||The Pathkeeper does not automatically acquire, retain, or maintain PII or PIFI.|
|Google Analytics||The Pathkeper uses Google Analytics to better understand the needs of our website visitors and subscribers and to detect any issues users are having with our website.|
When you use the Contact Form to reach an individual listed on our website, the system asks you to accept our collection of these data:
- IP (Internet Protocol) Address
- IP (Internet Protocol) Based Location
- Web Browser
- Operating System
- Screen Resolution
These data are retained until the information you action you requested is acted upon by the recipient, after which your request is removed or archived.
The Pathkeeper data are stored and secured on the web servers we use using a strong Secure Socket Layer (SSL) certificate. The Pathkeeper does not share any PII with any outside party for any reason.
The Pathkeeper does not request or store any PIFI for any reason.
What Data Do We Automatically Collect?
There are different types of software cookies used today to capture various visitor data, such as:
|Essential Website Cookies||These cookies are strictly necessary to provide you with services through our website and to use some of its features, such as access to subscriber-only areas. Because these cookies are strictly necessary for website operation, you cannot opt-out of their use. You can block or delete them by changing your browser settings.|
|Performance and Functionality Cookies||These cookies enhance the performance and functionality of our website but are non-essential to their use. However, without these cookies, certain functions may be unavailable.|
|Analytics and Customization Cookies||These cookies collect information used either in aggregate form to help us understand how our website is used, how effectively we are reaching out to US Navy cryptologic veterans, or to help us customize our website to enhance your experience. These cookies do not identify any person specifically.|
|Advertising/Targeting Cookies||The Pathkeeper does not use advertising or targeting cookies.|
This website uses Analytics services from Google LLC. Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are stored on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site during their visit. The collected data (including your truncated IP address) is transmitted and stored on a server controlled by Google, located in the United States.
Google will use this information about your use of the website to generate reports on website activity for website operators and to provide other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google will not link the IP address provided by your browser in Google Analytics to any other Google data.
Google will retain user and event data for 26 months.
We use the Google reCAPTCHA service to protect submissions and prevent SPAM on the site. It checks if you are a person to prevent certain features of the website from being abused by spam bots.
Advertising and Remarketing
The Pathkeeper does not promote our products or services through third-party advertising programs such as Google AdSense and Facebook.
Sharing Information As Required by Law
The owner of The Pathkeeper may be required by law to disclose the data you provide us.
The Pathkeeper will immediately notify all registered subscribers if or when a breach of profile data is discovered.
Individuals who use the website to contact an officer of The Pathkeeper are required to explicitly acknowledge and allow The Pathkeeper to retain and use the data they enter in the Contact Form so that we can answer their concerns.
How Often Will The Pathkeeper Update this Policy?
The owner will update this policy when needed due to, for example, advanced technologies, legal requirements, and changing Association business standards. You should check this article routinely.