Privacy Policy2019-01-24T02:29:13+00:00

Privacy Policy

What This Privacy Policy Covers
This policy covers how Tree Stories (“treestoriescourse.com,” “we,” “us,” or “our”) treats
personal information that it collects and receives on www.treestoriescourse.com. This notice
tells you what information we collect, steps we take to protect and secure it, how we use and
share information, and finally, how you can contact us with questions or concerns.

Information We Gather

  • Tree Stories collects personal information when you register for our email newsletter,
    download premium content, or inquire about services provided such as the Tree Stories
    course. This information is limited to the fields listed on the web form (name, email
    address, phone, etc.) and the information you willfully enter.
  • Tree Stories may also collect personal information if you enter into promotions or
    sweepstakes.
  • Tree Stories automatically receives and records information on our server logs from your
    browser, including your IP address, cookies, and the pages you request. We also collect
    other use information as part of our analytics services, in order to improve the service.
    However, we do not link such information to any personally identifiable information you
    submit while on our site.
  • Tree Stories uses information for the following general purposes: products and services
    provision, identification, services improvement, support, contact, research, and
    anonymous reporting.

Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc.
(“Google”). Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer, to
help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about
your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google
on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating
your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and
providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer
this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties
process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any
other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate
settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the
full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data
about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

IP Address

  • Tree Stories occasionally obtains IP addresses from users depending upon how you
    access our web site. IP addresses, browser and session information may be used for
    various purposes, including to:

    • Diagnose and prevent service or technology problems reported by our users or
      engineers that are associated with the IP addresses controlled by a specific web
      company or ISP.
    • Estimate the total number of users visiting Tree Stories’s web sites from specific
      geographical regions.
    • Help determine which users have access privileges to certain content, services,
      or resources that we offer.
    • Monitor and prevent fraud and abuse.

Cookies

  • A cookie is a small amount of data, which often includes an anonymous unique identifier
    that is sent to your browser from a web site’s computers and stored on your computer's
    hard drive.
  • If you reject all cookies, you may not be able to take full advantage of all offerings.
  • You can configure your browser to accept all cookies, reject all cookies or notify you
    when a cookie is set.
  • Tree Stories uses its own cookies for a number of purposes, including to:
    • Keep track of preferences you specify while you are using the Tree Stories Site,
      Products, and Services.
    • Estimate and report our total audience size and traffic.
    • Conduct research to improve the content and services provided on the Tree
      Stories Site, Products, and Services.

Information Relating to Children

  • Tree Stories is not intended for anyone under the age of 18. Anyone under the age of
    18 should not use the site or the information contained within it.

Information Use, Sharing and Disclosure

  • Tree Stories does not share personal information we learn about you from your use of
    the Tree Stories web site, products, and services with others except as described in this
    policy.
  • Tree Stories may use or share your personal information where it is necessary to
    complete a transaction, to operate or improve the Tree Stories products and services, or
    to do something that you have asked us to do.
  • From time to time, Tree Stories or a partner may sponsor a promotion, sweepstakes or
    contest on Tree Stories. You may be asked to provide personal information including
    name, email address or home address or to answer questions in order to participate.
    This information will be used strictly for the purpose of notifying and arranging delivery of
    promotional items to the person selected.
  • You may opt out of emails you receive from Tree Stories or any of our partners for
    promotions, sweepstakes, contests, or newsletters by clicking the unsubscribe link at the
    bottom of the email.
  • When you register for the Tree Stories email newsletter, we collect user-submitted
    account information such as name and email address to identify users and send
    notifications related to the use of the service.
  • Tree Stories may share personally identifiable information about you under the following
    circumstances:

    • You have given us consent to share your information.
    • We may share your personal information to respond to subpoenas, court orders,
      or legal process, to establish or exercise our legal rights or, defend against legal
      claims and if in our judgment in such circumstances disclosure is required or
      appropriate.
    • We may share your personal information if we believe it is necessary in order to
      investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud,
      situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person,
      violations of our various terms of use, or as otherwise required by law.
    • As we continue to develop our business, we may also buy or sell all or part of our
      business. In such transactions, personally identifiable information you have
      shared with us is generally one of the business assets that will be transferred.
      The transferred personally identifiable information will remain subject to the
      promises made in this privacy policy or subsequent policies to which you have
      consented.

Changes to this Privacy Policy
Tree Stories may revise, modify or update this policy from time to time, and without notice to
you. All changes will be posted to http://www.treestoriescourse.com/privacy-policy.

Widgets
Widgets may support functions that require that you disclose certain personally identifiable
information given the user's choice of participation. This information is collected in many
different ways such as: forms, surveys or subscribing or unsubscribing to mailings and are only
used for the purpose in which they were collected.

Links to 3rd Party Sites
Our Site includes links to other Web sites whose privacy practices may differ from those of Tree
Stories. If you submit personal information to any of those sites, your information is governed by
their privacy policies. We encourage you to carefully read the privacy policy of any Web site you
visit.

Social Media Widgets
Our Web site includes Social Media Features and Widgets, such as the Share this button or
interactive mini-programs that run on our site. These Features may collect your IP address,
which page you are visiting on our site, and may set a cookie to enable the Feature to function
properly. Social Media Features and Widgets are either hosted by a third party or hosted directly
on our Site. Your interactions with these Features are governed by the privacy policy of the
company providing it.

Confidentiality and Security
No data transmissions over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Consequently,
we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us and you do so at
your own risk. Once we receive your transmission, we make efforts to ensure security on our
systems.

  • We use physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect personal information
    about you.

If Tree Stories learns of a security systems breach we may attempt to notify you electronically
so that you can take appropriate protective steps. By using Tree Stories or providing personal
information to us you agree that we can communicate with you electronically regarding security,
privacy and administrative issues relating to your use of those sites, products and services. We
may post a notice on our applicable web sites if a security breach occurs. If this happens, you
will need a web browser enabling you to view the applicable web sites. We may also send an
email to you at the email address you have provided to us in these circumstances. Depending
on where you live, you may have a legal right to receive notice of a security breach in writing. To
receive free written notice of a security breach (or to withdraw your consent from receiving
electronic notice) you should notify us at help@treestoriescourse.com.

Contacting Tree Stories
If you have a privacy concern regarding Tree Stories, or this policy, and if you cannot
satisfactorily resolve it through the use of those sites, products or services, you can write to us
by email to help@treestoriescourse.com or by mail at:

Tree Stories Course
15823 Kelly Park Circle
Huntersville, NC 28078

Last updated on January 8th, 2019