GDPR Compliance
Ancient Crossroads Internet Marketing
The Policy
This GDPR privacy policy notice is for this Funnel/Website/Courses; made by Ancient Crossroads Internet Marketing 1731 Howe Ave 311 Sacramento Ca 95825 and governs the privacy of those who use it.
The purpose of this policy is to explain to you how we control, process, handle and protect your personal information while browsing or using these funnels, including your rights under current laws and regulations. If you do not agree to the following policy, you may wish to cease viewing, using this funnel.

Policy key definitions:
• "I", "our", "us", or "we" refer to the business, Ancient Crossroads Internet Marketing
• "you", "the user" refer to the person(s) using this website.
• GDPR means General Data Protection Act.
• Cookies mean small files stored on a user’s computer or device.

Processing of your personal data
Under the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) of the European Union we control and / or process any personal information about you electronically using the following lawful bases.

We are exempt from registration in the ICO Data Protection Register because we are not in the European Union but are based in the United States, but since we may deal with clients in the European Union, we have chosen to be GDPR compliant to the best of our abilities as a small business in the United States.

• Lawful basis: Consent
The reason we use this basis: Consent is important, but knowledgeable consent is essential.
We process your information in the following ways:
• To allow the computer to send you information, track your sales and completes orders, transmit and transfer your information to third parties to make appointments, purchases, or to join mailing lists, social media platforms, make payments through pay portals or to schedule appointments.
Data retention period: We will continue to process your information under:
• Sharing your information: We do share your personal information with third parties and that are only as required to complete your transactions that you yourself have initiated (a purchase/pay for a session, schedule an appointment, to go to a social media site, join a mailing list).
Lawful basis: Legitimate interests we use this information to conduct business you have chosen to conduct with this business.
We process your information in the following ways: to complete the transaction you have initiated.
Data retention period: only long enough to complete the actions/business you have initiated with us. Unless you have joined the mailing list, or the social media platform that you have initiated interaction with of your free will, your information is not stored by this business on its business computers.
Any personal information we have (usually phone numbers from sessions) will be deleted from our systems within 60 days Unless there are multiple planned consultations or follow-up/check ins times is longer than 60 days by mutual consent.
 Third party retention of information/data (Google/Gmail, Social media platforms, Scheduling, email lists) is controlled by their privacy policies. At no time does this business hold payment information, it is all done through third party portals like PayPal/Stripe or the merchant account used to process your payment.
If on the mailing list, you may change or remove yourself firm the mailing list at any time, this deletes your information firm their system. You are the one who must initiate removal from the mailing list by using the unsubscribe button.
Ancient Crossroads Internet Marketing uses Keap/Infusionsoft as it's mailing list provider. Please see their GDPR policy on their site regarding how they handle this information. 

Sharing your information:
We do not share your information with third parties not involved with providing service to you (pay portals, mailing lists, social media platforms) that you have chosen to initiate in order to do business with this business in order to do business with us.
If, as determined by us, the lawful basis upon which we process your personal information changes, we will notify you about the change and any new lawful basis to be used if required. We shall stop processing your personal information if the lawful basis used is no longer relevant.

Your individual rights
Under the GDPR your rights are as follows 
the right to be informed
• the right of access;
• the right to rectification;
• the right to erasure;
• the right to restrict processing;
• the right to data portability;
• the right to object; and
• the right not to be subject to automated decision-making including profiling.
We handle subject access requests in accordance with the GDPR.

Internet cookies
We use cookies on this funnel/Website/Course to provide you with a better user experience. We do this by placing a small text file on your device / computer hard drive to track how you use the website, to record or log whether you have seen particular messages that we display, to keep you logged into the website where applicable, to display relevant adverts or content, referred you to a third-party website.
Some cookies are required to enjoy and use the full functionality of this funnel, website, or course.
We use a cookie control system which allows you to accept the use of cookies, and control which cookies are saved to your device / computer. Some cookies will be saved for specific time periods, where others may last indefinitely. Your web browser should provide you with the controls to manage and delete cookies from your device, please see your web browser options.

Data security and protection
We ensure the security of any personal information we hold by using secure data storage technologies that are part of the platforms/and websites that we use to provide services (email list, social media, websites, scheduling) that we use. The except for the phone call for sessions. Personal information is kept in these third parties, it is not housed or kept on the computers of Ancient Crossroads Internet Marketing business and precise procedures in how we store, access and manage that information do not apply to our business computers, storage and security of our business computers. Our methods meet the GDPR compliance requirement.
 Example: Facebook, Google/Gmail, Calendly, GoDaddy, Instagram, Pinterest, Infusionsoft, etc

Transparent Privacy Explanations
We have provided some further explanations about user privacy and the way we use this website to help promote a transparent and honest user privacy methodology.
Sponsored links, affiliate tracking & commissions.

Our website may contain adverts, sponsored and affiliate links on some pages. These are typically served through our advertising partners; Google AdSense, eBay Partner Network, Amazon Affiliates, or are self-served through our own means. We only use trusted advertising partners who each have high standards of user privacy and security. However, we do not control the actual adverts seen / displayed by our advertising partners. Our ad partners may collect data and use cookies for ad personalization and measurement. Where ad preferences are requested as 'non-personalized' cookies may still be used for frequency capping, aggregated ad reporting and to combat fraud and abuse.
Clickable sponsored or affiliate links may be displayed as a website URL like this; or as a titled text link like this: Bed & Breakfast in Whitland.
Clicking on any adverts, sponsored or affiliate links may track your actions by using a cookie saved to your device. You can read more about cookies in a Google search. Your actions are usually recorded as a referral from our website by this cookie. In most cases we earn a very small commission from the advertiser or advertising partner, at no cost to you, whether you make a purchase on their website or not.
We use advertising partners in these ways to help generate an income from the website, this process allows us to continue our work and provide you with the best overall experience and valued information.
If you have any concerns about this, we suggest you do not click on any adverts, sponsored or affiliate links found throughout the website.

Email marketing messages & subscription
Under the GDPR we use the consent lawful basis for anyone subscribing to our newsletter or marketing mailing list. We only collect certain data about you, as detailed in the "Processing of your personal date" above. Any email marketing messages we send are done so through an EMS, email marketing service provider. An EMS is a third-party service provider of software / applications that allows marketers to send out email marketing campaigns to a list of users.

Email marketing messages that we send may contain tracking beacons / tracked clickable links or similar server technologies in order to track subscriber activity within email marketing messages. Where used, such marketing messages may record a range of data such as; times, dates, I.P addresses, opens, clicks, forwards, geographic and demographic data. Such data, within its limitations will show the activity each subscriber made for that email campaign.

Any email marketing messages we send are in accordance with the GDPR and the PECR. We provide you with an easy method to withdraw your consent (unsubscribe) or manage your preferences / the information we hold about you at any time. See any marketing messages for instructions on how to unsubscribe or manage your preferences from a link on the bottom of any email sent at any time

All personal email relevant information held in the email systems servers is not in any of  Ancient Crossroads Internet Marketing business computers nor is any personal information or payment information of any client.
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