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Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Ditch the Carbs Pro Course and Membership site can be found at https://ditchthecarbspro.com/ (“Website”) is governed by the following Privacy Policy.

By accessing, browsing and continuing to use Ditch The Carbs Pro, you agree to be bound by these Terms & Conditions and this Privacy Policy.

This privacy policy sets out how Ditch The Carbs Pro uses and protects any information that you give while using www.ditchthecarbspro.com. Ditch The Carbs Pro believes very strongly in keeping your personal information confidential. The following policy describes what information we collect and how it is used and shared.

Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

Ditch The Carbs Pro may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from date.

TERMS OF USE

The Terms & Conditions page sets out the terms and conditions on which you may make use of our website www.ditchthecarbspro.com, whether as a guest or a registered user. Please read these terms of use carefully before you start to use this website. By using our website, you indicate that you accept these terms of use and that you agree to abide by them. If you do not agree to these terms of use, you must refrain from using our website.

DATA COLLECTION AND DATA USE

WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT AND HOW IS IT USED?

Information You Voluntarily Submit to the Website

We may collect personal information from you such as your name or email address. For example, you may voluntarily submit information to the Website by leaving a comment, subscribing to a newsletter, or submitting a contact form.

Automatically-Collected Information

We may collect certain information about you and the device with which you access the Website. For example, when you use the Website, we will log your IP address, operating system type, browser type, referring website, pages you viewed, and the dates/times when you accessed the Website. We may also collect information about actions you take when using the Website, such as links clicked.

Email newsletter and database

You may choose to voluntarily subscribe to the free newsletter service. The free newsletter service includes joining our email community. You’ll get tips, guides, support, discounts, and occasional promotional and marketing material. You also are agreeing to our this Privacy Policy. You may unsubscribe at any time on any email with the direct unsubscribe link.

Emails and data are used and processed by this site on a lawful basis to:

  • Subscribe you to the email community and newsletter service chosen by you.
  • Send you the free resources as requested by you
  • Provide support, education and information on any topic connected with this site.
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    Respond to emails, respond to enquiries
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    Provide updates, news, or enhancements to products sold or recommended on this site.
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    Provide product updates, sold by this site or others, in the context of this site.
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    Process financial transactions for goods provided by this site.
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    Provide occasional marketing opportunities.
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    Ask you to complete surveys or to enter prize draws.
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    Deliver relevant website content and marketing to you.
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    Manage our business and website.
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    Help individualise content delivered to you.
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    Help monitor the effectiveness and interest of the content delivered to you.
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    Legitimate interest to process your data and send you marketing material is either by your consent or our legitimate interest (to grow our business).
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    These include: Because you made a purchase from us, asked us for information about or goods and services, subscribed to our email newsletter, purchased our goods and service from a third party.
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    You may unsubscribe from your email at any time. Every email sent from this site has a unsubscribe link which can be clicked and successfully unsubscribed at any time by you.

Payment processing

The website uses ThriveCart, Stripe and Paypal to process payments. These are all full and comprehensive guides that I cannot fully duplicate here.

  • To read the full privacy policy for ThriveCart, please visit https://legal.thrivecart.com/platform/privacy/
  • To read the full privacy policy for Stripe, please visit https://stripe.com/nz/privacy
  • To read the full privacy policy for Gumroad.com, please visit https://gumroad.com/privacy
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    And for Paypal, please visit https://www.paypal.com/en/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-full

Stripe Overview

“If you are a Customer, when you make payments or conduct transactions through a Stripe User’s website or application, we will receive your transaction information. Depending on how the Stripe User implements our Services, we may receive this information directly from you, or from the Stripe User or third parties. The information that we collect will include payment method information (such as credit or debit card number, or bank account information), purchase amount, date of purchase, and payment method. Different payment methods may require the collection of different categories of information. The Stripe User will determine the payment methods that it enables you to use, and the payment method information that we collect will depend upon the payment method that you choose to use from the list of available payment methods that are offered to you by the Stripe User.”

Paypal Overview

“When you use our Services or access our Sites, for example, to make purchases from merchants, to receive money, to process payments, or to send money to friends and family, we collect information about the transaction, as well as other information associated with the transaction such as amount sent or requested, amount paid for products or services, merchant information, including information about any funding instruments used to complete the transaction, Device Information, Technical Usage Data, and Geolocation Information.”

ThriveCart Policy Summary

ThriveCart is a platform designed to make it easy for businesses and marketers to create engaging checkout pages and deliver their products and services to you, their customer.

ThriveCart are committed to protecting your privacy, and this policy explains how they collect and process personal information about you when you visit their website (thrivecart.com), when you use their products and services.

The personal information they collect from you may be used in one or more of the following ways: They include, but are not limited to:

To deal with enquiries, requests and technical support (your information helps us respond to your individual needs)

To create and administer records about any online account that you register with them

To provide you with information and access to resources that you have requested from them

To improve their website (they continually strive to improve their website offerings based on the information and feedback they receive from you).

For website and system administration and security

ThriveCart implements a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you enter, submit, or access your personal information. They offer the use of a secure server. All supplied sensitive/credit information is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted into their Payment gateway providers database only to be accessible by those authorised with special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. During and after a transaction, none of your private information (e.g., credit card numbers, social security numbers, financials) are transmitted to nor stored on their servers.

Please see their cookie policy for more information. https://legal.thrivecart.com/platform/cookies/

ThriveCart do not sell or trade your personal information to third parties.

How we use cookies

Like many other websites, we use cookies to identify which pages are being used. This allows us to analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs.

We may use both session cookies, which expire when you close your browser, and persistent cookies, which stay on your browser until deleted, to provide you with a more personalised experience on the Website.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

If you wish to disable cookies, you may do so through your individual browser options. More detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers can be found at the browsers’ respective websites.

If you would like to find out more about cookies you can visit http://www.aboutcookies.org.

Furthermore, already set cookies may be deleted at any time via an Internet browser or other software programs. This is possible in all popular Internet browsers. However, if users deactivate the setting of cookies in your Internet browser, not all functions of our Website may be entirely usable.

Types of personal data collected

“Personal Data” is data that allows someone to identify or contact you, including, for example, your name and e-mail address.

“Anonymous Data” is data that is not associated with or linked to identify you. We collect Personal Data and Anonymous Data, as described below.

Data is collected through a variety of means. You may choose to sign up for our newsletter which would require a first name (optional) and email address. Commenting on posts requires an email and first name (real or alias), and it is optional to enter your website address if applicable, which helps combat spam on the website. Third parties also track and use data, as detailed below.

Cookies are placed on the website which track behaviour and allow us to build a better website by monitoring which pages and posts are more popular than others. Our website creation tool, WordPress, may store a number of cookies .

Ditch The Carbs collects as little information as possible from users looking to post comments. We will typically collect a name (either real or alias), personal website, and email address.

We may also collect the following information:

contact information including name, email address, IP address, geographical location, preferences and interests

other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers

postal address if required to deliver a prize or gift

HOW YOUR INFORMATION MAY BE USED

Purposes of collection and use of data

We use some data to improve the website and understand your needs. It may help us provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following:

To operate and maintain the Website.

We may use the information to customise the website content according to your interests.

We may use the information to measure, customise and improve our products and services.

We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, discounts, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.

To send you promotional information, such as newsletters. Each email promotion will provide information on how to opt-out of future mailings.

To respond to your comments or inquiries.

To provide you with user support.

To track and measure advertising on the Website.

To protect, investigate, and deter against unauthorised or illegal activity.

Links to other websites and third parties

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest and third parties. Once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question. We encourage you to ask questions before you disclose your Personal Data to others.

Ditch The Carbs Pro will not share or sell your data with any third party unless absolutely required to do so by law. The exception is third-party providers that Ditch The Carbs uses to provide particular services.

Third parties may include Google Analytics, Amazon associate codes or any other affiliate websites that use tracking data to assign a sale to Ditch The Carbs.

The Website currently uses the following third-party service providers. This may be updated and reviewed at any time, so please ensure you visit this page regularly.

Akismet anti-spam plugin – logs user data to combat spam https://wordpress.org/plugins/akismet/

Gumroad.com privacy policy https://gumroad.com/privacy

Convertkit – sends emails, newsletters, broadcasts and occasional promotional material to subscribers. It also tracks which emails have been clicked which allow us to improve our service to you and customise your user experience. https://convertkit.com/privacy/

Orange Geek – our website host and performs backups to prevent data loss https://www.orangegeek.com/privacy-policy/

Google Analytics – we use Google Analytics to understand how the website is being used in order to improve the user experience. Google Analytics may capture your IP address, but no other personal information is captured by Google Analytics.https://policies.google.com/technologies/ads https://www.google.com/analytics/terms/us.html https://policies.google.com/privacy

ManyChat – the tool used in Facebook messenger https://blog.manychat.com/gdpr-manychat-updates/

Real Plans – track affiliate data, delivers meal plans https://realplans.com/privacy-policy/

WordPress is our content management system – By default, WordPress does not collect any personal data about visitors

Akismet anti-spam service

Akismet collects information about visitors who comment on Sites that use Akismet anti-spam service. The information they collect depends on user settings for Akismet for the Site, but typically includes the commenter’s IP address, user agent, referrer, and Site URL (along with other information directly provided by the commenter such as their name, username, email address, and the comment itself).

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Publicly Visible Information

If you leave a comment, certain information may be publicly visible. You may choose to enter a name, real or an alias. Your email address will never be available publicly. At your option, you may also add an avatar, a profile description, and a link to your website.

Users may see your username, avatar, profile description and website information.

Affiliate Disclosures

The Website may engage in affiliate marketing, which is done by embedding tracking links into the Website. If you click on a link for an affiliate partnership, a cookie will be placed on your browser to track any sales for purposes of commissions.

Ditch The Carbs participates in the Amazon Services, LLC. Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon properties. There is no additional cost to you.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Children’s Online Privacy

We comply with the requirements of COPPA (Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act). We do not knowingly collect Personal Information from anyone under 18 years of age. The content of this Website is directed at adults, not children. Please contact us immediately if you find a child under 18 using this Website.

DATA SECURITY, DATA RETENTION AND DATA RIGHTS

A number of security measures are in place to prevent any data from being lost, transferred, changed or accessed by unauthorised persons. Access to data is restricted only to those employees who need to access it as part of running this site and customer service. All data is processed and used in accordance with our instructions. We have policies and procedures in place to prevent and alert us of any data breach.

Access to your personal data, correction and deletion of your personal data – your rights

Opt-out: You may opt-out of all future email communications by following the unsubscribe links in our emails.

Data removal: If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

To request this data removal, please write to.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please contact us immediately.

Data Protection Officer
Ditch The Carbs
P.O.Box 32-302
Auckland 0744
New Zealand

Please note that we may need to retain certain information for record keeping purposes or to complete transactions, or when required to do so by law.