Counterbalance Foundation (“Counterbalance”) is committed
to protecting your online privacy when you visit our website. We do not collect
and keep any personally identifiable information from you unless you volunteer
it and you are 13 years of age or older. Please review the information below to
familiarize yourself with our policies on website privacy.
When you visit our website, Counterbalance does not
automatically collect any information that could personally identify you.
Personal information includes your name, street address, email address,
telephone number, fax number, billing information, credit card number and
expiration date, and any other personally identifying information you may
provide (collectively “Personal Information”). Your Personal Information is
only collected when you voluntarily submit it, for example, when you request
information from us.
In addition to the ways described elsewhere in this Privacy
Policy or at the time information is requested, we may use Personal Information
received from visitors to our website for any of the following purposes: (1) to
confirm, process and fulfill member registration, subscription or product
orders; (2) to award prizes; (3) to respond to specific requests; (4) to send
email updates; (5) to obtain parental consent for visitors under thirteen (13)
years of age, when necessary; or (6) to protect the security or integrity of our
website when necessary.
Technical Information and Traffic Data
Each time you come to the Counterbalance website, our web
server (like most on the web) collects some basic technical information,
including your Internet Protocol address, the domain name of your Internet
Service Provider, referral data (for example, the address of the last URL you
were at before clicking through to our website), browser and platform type
(collectively “Technical Information”). Counterbalance may use this
Technical Information to improve our website and make it more responsive to our
visitors (see “Cookies” below). The Technical Information provided by our
server is not linked to any of your Personal Information.
We also count, track, and aggregate your activity on the
website into our analysis of general traffic flows at the site, allowing us to
identify broad demographics about who uses the Counterbalance website (“Traffic
Data”). This Traffic Data is kept anonymously so that any such information
does not personally identify you. We may share this Traffic Data with others,
for example, in press releases regarding the number of visitors to our website.
A “cookie” is a small file stored on your computer by a
website that assigns a numerical user ID and stores certain information about
website. Cookies help us recognize you as a prior visitor and allow us to serve
special features, which might be of interest to you. Most major websites use
cookies for this purpose. Cookies, however, cannot tell who you are or where you
are; therefore, we will not store any Personal Information about you using the
You should be aware that when you voluntarily disclose
personal information in our forum this information might be seen and used by
Other Disclosure of Personal Information
By placing an order for a product, or service or signing up
to participate in a promotion, you agree that we may share this information with
the third party company directly involved in helping us complete the transaction
and deliver the order or process and fulfill the promotion. We have contracted
with these third parties to maintain the confidentiality and security of your
With your consent, we may also share your Personal
Information with our affiliates, or outside companies that offer products or
services that may be of interest. If and when we do share Personal Information
with third parties, they must agree to maintain the confidentiality and security
of your Personal Information.
Except for the circumstances described in this Privacy
Policy, Counterbalance will not otherwise use or disclose your Personal
Information to third parties unless we are required to do so by law or we in
good faith believe that such action is necessary to (1) comply with the law or
legal process; (2) protect and defend our rights and property; (3) protect
against misuse or unauthorized use of the Counterbalance website, or (4) protect
the personal safety or property of our users or the public.
Counterbalance uses reasonable security safeguards to protect
the information obtained against unauthorized access, destruction, use,
modification or disclosure and stores such information on secure servers.
However, due to computer hackers, electronic malfunctions, and other events,
Counterbalance cannot guaranty that such safeguards will always protect such
Unsubscribe and Data Removal
If you would like to unsubscribe from any of the
Counterbalance website services and features as described in this Privacy
Policy, you can do so by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
and identifying in the subject of your email the service from which you wish to
unsubscribe. Counterbalance will remove your name from our database and the
website service you designate.
Correction of Information
When necessary, you may correct or update any Personal
Information that you have provided to us by contacting us at email@example.com
or by following the instructions listed on the emails you receive from us.
By accessing and using our website, you consent to the collection and use of
Please visit our website from time to time to check on such revisions. In the
event you do not consent to these revisions, you may discontinue use of our
website, or unsubscribe to our services or features.
If you have any further questions about Counterbalance’s
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