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Privacy policy

Privacy Policy

We, THE HARMONIST appreciate your interest in our products and services. THE HARMONIST recognizes the importance of your privacy. For the purposes of this Privacy Policy (the “Policy”), the terms “THE HARMONIST,” “we,” “us,” and “our” refer to The HARMONIST and all of its subsidiaries and affiliates. “You,” or “your” refers to you, as a user of our services, including websites, software applications, and mobile apps, whether operated by us or on our behalf (the “Services”). This Policy describes THE HARMONIST’s collection, use and processing of that information and informs you on how to opt out of certain uses of information. By accessing THE HARMONIST’s websites and the use of the services provided, you consent to the collection and use of certain personal information as further described in this online privacy policy. It is important that you read this Policy together with any other privacy notice we may provide on specific occasions when we are collecting or processing your Personal Information so that you understand how and why we are using your data. This Policy supplements those other notices and is not intended to override them.

Our Services are not directed at users in the EU. If you reside in the EU, please do not use our Services.

Personal Information We Collect

THE HARMONIST collects certain personal information about you during your interactions with our Services. Personal Information is any such information that identifies you, or that is directly or indirectly associated with you or your household, including but not limited to Identifiers, like your name, date of birth, time of birth, location, and contact information, such as your address, telephone number, or email address, and Commercial Information like your purchase data and order history. When visiting this website, THE HARMONIST will also identify your computer by its IP address which will be logged, and also collect certain information about your device, such as browser type and version, time zone setting, location, plug in versions, and operating system. IP addresses are collected mainly for market research, for purposes of system administration and to report aggregate information.

We may also collect, use and share Aggregated Data such as statistical or demographic data for any purpose. Aggregated Data may be derived from your Personal Information but is not considered Personal Information as this data does not directly or indirectly reveal your identity. However, if we combine or connect Aggregated Data with your Personal Information so that it can directly or indirectly identify you, we treat the combined data as Personal Information which will be used in accordance with this privacy notice.

Information You Provide To A Third Party. The Services may include links and plug-ins to websites operated by third parties such as Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram buttons (Third-Party Sites”). THE HARMONIST does not control any Third-Party Sites and is not responsible for any information they may collect. The information collection practices of a Third-Party Site are governed by its privacy policy. It is your choice to enter any Third-Party Site. We recommend that you read its privacy policy if you choose to do so.

Children’s Privacy. The Services are intended for adult use only and is not directed towards children, minors, or anyone under the age of 16. If you are under the age of 13, you are not authorized to provide us with any Personal Information. If the parent or guardian of a child under 13 believes that the child has provided us with any Personal Information, the parent or guardian of that child should contact us at the email address below and ask to have this Personal Information deleted from our files.

How We Collect Your Personal Information:

Information You Voluntarily Provide

You may give us your Personal Information by filling out forms, purchasing products from us, registering for an account with us or purchasing our products, or corresponding with us by mail, phone, email, or otherwise. This includes Personal Information you provide when you:

  • Register for an account with us;
  • Use the interactive tools on our website;
  • Purchase our products, place orders using our Services or shop with us;
  • Participate in our “find your element” or “monthly forecast” options;
  • Subscribe to our newsletter;
  • Submit reviews to us.

Information We Collect When You Use Our Services

Automated technologies or interactions. As is true of most websites, we receive and store certain types of Personal Information whenever you interact with us online. This information may include internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp, and/or clickstream data. When you access and use our Services from your mobile devices, we receive data from that mobile device. This may include your device ID, location data, IP address and device type. You may manage how your mobile device and mobile browser share location information with us, as well as how your mobile browser handles cookies and related technologies by adjusting your mobile device privacy and security settings. Please refer to instructions provided by your mobile service provider or the manufacturer of your device to learn how to adjust your settings.

Cookies. Cookies are small files that we or our service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your web browser that enables us or our service provider’s systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information. We use cookies to help us understand how users use the Services. For example, cookies gather information about how long you spend on a web page so that we can understand what web pages are of most interest to users. If you prefer, you can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off cookies by adjusting your browser settings. For more information about cookies and about turning off cookies, please see: http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/stop-cookies-installed.html If you turn off your cookies, some of the features of the Services may not function properly.

Information We Collect From Third Parties

We collect Personal Information from various third parties, including those listed below. The collection, use, and disclosure of Personal Information received from third parties is governed by the privacy policies listed on the website where the information was submitted by the user. Third parties may send their own cookies and pixel tags to you, and may collect information and use it in a way inconsistent with this Policy. A pixel tag is a tiny graphic contained on a webpage, any document, or in an e-mail. It allows the site owner or a third party to monitor website visits and appears being invisible to visitors since pixel tags typically are extremely small. THE HARMONIST may include pixel tags on this website to better monitor the effectiveness of the website or for any other legitimate purposes. Click-stream information may include non-personal information like time and source of an individual visit, the browser type used for such visit, the preceding page view, and any other non-personal information. The evaluation of click-stream information will help better understanding how visitors experience this website, to identify favored content, and the like. THE HARMONIST will collect click-stream information of every visit on this website to better monitor the effectiveness of the website or for any other legitimate purposes. Please carefully review these third-party privacy policies to understand how your information may be collected, used and disclosed by these third parties.

Third Party Service Providers. We collect Personal Information from service providers including where we operate accounts on third-party platforms, such as online application submission and management platforms, student information platforms, learning management platforms, email platforms, and social media platforms.

Third Party Advertising Partners. We collect Personal Data received from third party advertising partners, including partners who host and manage various advertisements and online forms where you can request additional information.

Google Analytics. We use third party cookies provided by Google Analytics to assist us in better understanding our website visitors. These cookies collect IP address and usage data, such as the length of time a user spends on a page, the pages a user visits, and the websites a user visits before and after visiting our website. Based on this information, Google Analytics compiles Aggregate Data about website traffic and interactions, which we use to offer better user experiences and tools in the future. For more information on Google Analytics, visit https://support.google.com/analytics.

Third Party Cookies. We may engage third-party service providers, including Google, Facebook, and Instagram to serve ads to you about our products and services as you browse the Internet. These third-party providers may use their own cookies tags to track your online activities and purchases in order to deliver targeted advertising based on your interests. You can learn more about Google’s advertising cookies and opt-out options by visiting http://www.google.com/policies/technologies/types/. You can learn more about Facebook’s advertising cookies and opt-out options by visiting https://www.facebook.com/policy/cookies/. You can learn about Instagram’s advertising cookies and opt-out options by visiting https://help.instagram.com/1896641480634370?ref=ig.

Your ‘Do Not Track’ Browser Setting. Some web browsers incorporate a “Do Not Track” feature (DNT) that signals to the websites that you visit that you do not want to have your online activity tracked. Many websites and applications, including the Services, do not currently respond to web browser DNT signals because such signals are not yet uniform. For more information about DNT signals, please visit http://allaboutdnt.com. Other third party websites may keep track of your browsing activities when they provide you with content, which enables them to customize what they present to you on their websites.

How We Use Your Personal Information;

  • Our primary purpose for collecting Personal Information is to provide you with products and services you request. We may also use your Personal Information for the following business purposes:
  • To provide you with information, products and/or services you request;
  • To communicate with individuals in written, electronic, and verbal form;
  • To manage our customer relationship with you;
  • To obtain payment for services and products that we provide to you;
  • For our internal marketing purposes, which include, but are not limited to, sending you material about products, services, updates, etc. that we think may be of interest to you;
  • To customize the advertising and content you see;
  • For internal business purposes such as complying with our internal policies or improving our Services;
  • To analyze how our Services are being accessed and used;
  • To verify information when you register or create an account with us;
  • To protect our interests, including establishing, exercising and defending legal rights and claims;
  • As necessary to comply with legal requirements, to enforce our Terms of Use and Code of Conduct, to prevent fraud, to co-operate with law enforcement and regulatory authorities, and to stop other prohibited, illegal, or harmful activities; and
  • For purposes disclosed at the time you provide your information or as otherwise set forth in this Policy.

How We Share Your Personal Information With Third Parties;

THE HARMONIST may, without giving notice, share personal information with its affiliates and with other third parties that provide services on behalf of THE HARMONIST for the sole purpose of providing you with valuable information and/or services as discussed in this Policy. In addition, THE HARMONIST may share personal information with third parties that provide marketing and other services on behalf of THE HARMONIST, or to comply with certain legal requirements, as discussed below. THE HARMONIST may also share personal information with non-affiliated parties with whom THE HARMONIST may have entered into joint marketing agreements. However, any such third party will not be authorized to sell, rent, trade, or otherwise use your Personal Information.

Information You Instruct Us to Share. You may be presented with an option on our Service to have us send certain information to third parties or give them access to it. If you choose to do so, your Personal Information and other information may be disclosed to such third parties and all information you disclose will be subject to the third-party privacy policies and practices of such third parties.

Service Providers. We may use third-party service providers to perform certain business services on behalf of us or the Service, and may disclose Personal Information to such service providers as needed for them to perform these business services. Service providers are only allowed to use, disclose or retain the Personal Information to provide these services and are prohibited from selling Personal Information. Business services provided include, but are not limited to, hosting services, software as a service, document management services, communications services such as email, text, and chat services, software and website development services, collection services, accounting and audit services, compliance services, quality control services, analytics services, call center services, housing services, marketing services, employment and employment verification services.

Internal Third Parties. We may share Personal Information with our parent company, subsidiaries and other companies owned by or controlled by THE HARMONIST who may use the Personal Information for the purposes described above.

Business Transactions. Third parties to whom we may choose to sell, transfer, or merge parts of our business or our assets. Alternatively, we may seek to acquire other businesses or merge with them. If a change happens to our business, then the new owners may use your Personal Information in the same way as set out in this Policy.

Legal Process. Subject to applicable law, we may disclose information about you (i) if we are required to do so by law, regulation or legal process, such as a subpoena; (ii) in response to requests by government entities, such as law enforcement authorities; (iii) when we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to prevent physical, financial or other harm, injury or loss; or (iv) in connection with an investigation of suspected or actual unlawful activity.

User Disclosures. Some Personal Information is disclosed as a matter of course as a result of your use of certain Services. Any Personal Information shared via any public forum using the Services or on another website (such as Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, Instagram or Twitter) may become public information. We cannot control the use of information disclosed in these public forums. You should exercise caution when disclosing information in these public areas, especially your health information and location data, and be careful how you disclose your Personal Information. Content posted in public areas of the Services, including advice and opinions, represents the views and is the responsibility of those who post the content. We do not necessarily endorse, support, verify, or agree with the content posted. If you have any questions or comments about any content posted using the Services, please contact us at the address below.

Sales of Personal Information.

Non-personal and aggregate information. The HARMONIST uses aggregated data to improve the design of this website and may share it with marketing and advertising agencies for this purpose. Any such information may be gathered through cookies, pixel tags, click-stream information as discussed above.

HOW WE PROTECT YOUR INFORMATION

THE HARMONIST uses reasonable care to store and maintain personal information and to protect it from alteration, misuse, loss or destruction. This includes storing personal information on servers protected by a firewall and by ensuring that all transmissions to third parties use secure transmission technology. Unfortunately, no transmission of data over the internet can be guaranteed to be absolutely secure. Therefore, even though THE HARMONIST endeavors to protect personal information, security of any information you transmit to THE HARMONIST, or that you may receive from THE HARMONIST, cannot be guaranteed.

Internal access to Personal Information will be limited to individuals who need access to personal information in order to provide products and/or services or to maintain or services those products and/or services. Individuals having access to personal information are limited in number and committed to THE HARMONIST’s privacy and security policies.

UPDATING YOUR INFORMATION

You may update or correct the personal information we have collected at any time; in order for us to update our records simply send us an e-mail with your updated information to contact@theharmonist.com.

INFORMATION BY E-MAIL

In the event you provide your e-mail address we will include you in our mailing list. If you are currently on such list and if you would prefer to be removed and not to receive further information from us, simply send us an e-mail to contact@theharmonist.com and we will remove you from such list.

UNSUBSCRIBE

In the event that you prefer THE HARMONIST to make no further use of your personal information which you may have provided, please contact us at contact@theharmonist.com.

RIGHTS UNDER CALIFORNIA PRIVACY LAWS

California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits California residents who have provided personally identifiable information to us or our third-party advertisers and marketing partners, if any, to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personally identifiable information to third parties for direct marketing purposes. Please contact us at contact@theharmonist.com in the event that you want to inquire about any possible sharing of your private information. We will provide you with the requested information by e-mail to your e-mail address used for making such inquiry.

AMENDMENTS

THE HARMONIST reserves the right to amend or supplement this Policy at any time and without prior notice. Amendments will take effect immediately after implementation. Your continued access to this website will be considered as acceptance of any such amendment or supplement. Therefore, you are encouraged to review our online privacy whenever you visit this website for the most current version.

CONTACT INFORMATION

In the event that you may have any questions regarding THE HARMONIST and this Policy you may send us an e-mail at contact@theharmonist.com.