Privacy Policy

Last Updated on: May 8, 2018

The Tech Wizard is committed to protecting the privacy of visitors to our website, subscribers to our newsletters, members and those providing contact information. In addition, The Tech Wizard is opposed to unauthorized commercial e-mail delivery, otherwise known as spam.

Please read the following Privacy and Spam Policy to understand how your personal information is treated. From time to time The Tech Wizard may offer new information or services that may affect this policy.

This privacy notice discloses the privacy practices for (thetechwizard.com). This privacy notice applies solely to information collected by this website. It will notify you of the following:

  1. What personally identifiable information is collected from you through the website, how it is used and with whom it may be shared.
  2. What choices are available to you regarding the use of your data.
  3. The security procedures in place to protect the misuse of your information.
  4. How you can correct any inaccuracies in the information.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding this Privacy and Spam Policy, please send an e-mail to info@thetechwizard.com.

 

WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT? The Tech Wizard only collects user-provided personally identifiable information. This information is provided when website visitors complete one of our online forms (examples include newsletter subscriptions or contact forms).

We will not sell or rent this information to anyone. We will use your information to respond to you, regarding the reason you contacted us. We will not share your information with any third party outside of our organization, other than as necessary to fulfill your request.

Unless you ask us not to, we may contact you via email in the future to tell you about specials, new products or services, or changes to this privacy policy.

The following list includes ways we collect personal information from our website visitors and the type of information collected:

ELECTRONIC NEWSLETTER: To register online for our electronic newsletter, we request the following required information: (i) name, and (ii) e-mail address. The provision of this information is mandatory to receive our newsletter. The Tech Wizard relies on a third-party service, Aweber, to collect contact information and distribute our newsletter.

COMMENTS: If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

CONTACT FORMS: To contact The Tech Wizard for the purposes of evaluating or engaging our services or to answer your questions, we utilize numerous forms throughout our site. Required information varies depending on the form and at most includes (i) name, and (ii) e-mail address. The provision of this information is mandatory to receive a response from The Tech Wizard. The provision of the remaining information requested on the registration form is optional.

ONLINE PURCHASES: When you purchase a product from The Tech Wizard, we utilize a third-party online system, Acuity. To process your payment, certain standard required information includes address and credit card information. Transactions are secured via SSL encryption and credit card details will never be e-mailed.

COOKIES: We use “cookies” on this site. A cookie is a piece of data stored on a site visitor’s hard drive to help us improve your access to our site and identify repeat visitors to our site. Some are essential to make our site work. Others help us improve user experience or to allow us to track and target the interests of our users, such as Google Analytics and Facebook Pixels. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information on our site.

This website used Google Analytics, a service which transmits website traffic data to Google servers. Google Analytics does not identify individual users or associate your IP address with any other data held at Google. We use reports provided by Google Analytics to help us understand website traffic and webpage usage this data is retained for 26 months. You may opt-out of Google Analytics cookies by linking to Google Analytics Opt-Out Add-on.

This website also used Facebook pixels, a tiny piece of JavaScript code that we have incorporated into each of our web pages. This code records information about the user’s browsing session, which it sends to Facebook, along with a hashed version of the Facebook ID and the URL viewed. You may opt-out of Facebook Pixel cookies in your Facebook preferences.

 

DOES THE TECH WIZARD SHARE MY INFORMATION? The Tech Wizard will not share, rent or sell your personally identifiable information with third parties.

 

HOW DOES THE TECH WIZARD USE MY INFORMATION? Personal information collected by The Tech Wizard is used primarily for the purpose in which it is collected: to facilitate the distribution of a newsletter, document, membership or inquiry to interested recipients. In addition, The Tech Wizard may use your information as follows:

  • Information may be used in aggregate with other subscribers to review the effectiveness of our marketing programs and analyze other general demographic trends
  • We may occasionally contact you to conduct surveys or to obtain feedback on our products, our website, industry trends or other aspects of our business
  • To notify you of new information or services that may be of interest to you
  • To send promotional materials

 

WHAT IF THERE ARE CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY AND SPAM POLICY? If we change our Privacy and Spam Policy, we will post those changes on this page.

If at any point we decide to use personal information in a manner different from that stated at the time it was collected, we will notify users by way of an e-mail. Users will have a choice whether we use their information in this new manner. By default, we will use information in accordance with the Privacy and Spam Policy under which the information was collected.

 

HOW DO I ACCESS AND CONTROL MY INFORMATION? 
You may opt out of any future contacts from us at any time. You can do the following at any time by contacting us via the email (info@thetechwizard.com) or phone (888.332.2299):

  • See what data we have about you, if any.
  • Change/correct any data we have about you.
  • Have us delete any data we have about you.
  • Express any concern you have about our use of your data.

 

HOW CAN I OPT OUT OF EMAILS? If you have opted in and later desire to opt-out from further receiving The Tech Wizard emails, you can make this change at any time by clicking on the unsubscribe URL embedded in our newsletter.

 

SPAM POLICY: The Tech Wizard is strongly opposed to spam. We will only send e-mail to users that have explicitly requested to receive an e-mail from The Tech Wizard. Examples may include:

  • Opt-in subscribers to The Tech Wizard
  • Users that complete a contact form
  • Users that purchase an annual membership
  • All communication will be related and relevant to what you have requested.

The Tech Wizard relies on a third-party service, Aweber, to collect and distribute our newsletter. Click here for their Anti-Spam Policy.

 

WEB LINKS: This website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that The Tech Wizard is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site to read the privacy and spam policies of all websites that collect personally identifiable information. This Privacy and Spam Policy applies solely to information collected by this website.

 

SECURITY: We take precautions to protect your information. When you submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and offline.

Wherever we collect sensitive information (such as credit card data), that information is encrypted and transmitted to us in a secure way. You can verify this by looking for a lock icon in the address bar and looking for “https” at the beginning of the address of the Web page.

While we use encryption to protect sensitive information transmitted online, we also protect your information offline. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, billing or customer service) are granted access to personally identifiable information. The computers/servers in which we store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment.

 

HOW DO I CONTACT THE TECH WIZARD? If you have any further questions or comments regarding The Tech Wizard website or this Privacy and Spam Policy, you may contact:
The Tech Wizard
12400 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 400
Los Angeles, CA 90025
Telephone: 888.332.2299
Email: info@thetechwizard.com

 

LEGAL DISCLAIMER: We may disclose personal information when required by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to conform to the edicts of the law or comply with a legal process served on our site.

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