Gay Man Thriving
Effective Date: February, 2019
which operates under Sartory Wellness, LLC (“we” or “us”). Specifically, it outlines the types of
information that we gather about you while you are using the www.gaymanthriving.com website (the
privacy statement, does not apply to any information you may provide to us or that we may collect
offline and/or through other means (for example, at a live event, via telephone, or through the mail).
the policy to reflect the date of the changes. By continuing to use the Site after we post any such
How We Collect and Use Information
We may collect and store personal or other information that you voluntarily supply to us online while
using the Site (e.g., while on the Site or in responding via email to a feature provided on the Site).
The Site only contacts individuals who specifically request that we do so or in the event that they
have signed up to receive our messaging, attended one of our events, or have purchased one of our
products. The Site collects personally identifying information from our users during online registration
and online purchasing. Generally, this information includes name and e-mail address for registration
or opt-in purposes and name, postal address, and credit card information when registering for our
events or purchasing our products. All of this information is provided to us by you.
We also collect and store information that is generated automatically as you navigate online through
the Site. For example, we may collect information about your computer’s connection to the Internet,
which allows us, among other things, to improve the delivery of our web pages to you and to
measure traffic on the Site. We also may use a standard feature found in browser software called a
“cookie” to enhance your experience with the Site. Cookies are small files that your web browser
places on your hard drive for record-keeping purposes. By showing how and when visitors use the
Site, cookies help us deliver advertisements, identify how many unique users visit us, and track user
trends and patterns. They also prevent you from having to re-enter your preferences on certain
areas of the Site where you may have entered preference information before. The Site also may use
web beacons (single-pixel graphic files also known as “transparent GIFs”) to access cookies and to
count users who visit the Site or open HTML-formatted email messages.
We use the information we collect from you while you are using the Site in a variety of ways,
including using the information to customize features; advertising that appear on the Site; and,
making other offers available to you via email, direct mail or otherwise. We also may provide your
information to third parties, such as service providers, contractors and third-party publishers and
advertisers for a variety of purposes. Unless you inform us in accordance with the process described
below, we reserve the right to use, and to disclose to third parties, all of the information collected
from and about you while you are using the Site in any way and for any purpose, such as to enable
us or a third party to provide you with information about products and services. If you do not wish
your information to be used for these purposes, you must send a letter to the Online Privacy
lists of information that may be used for these purposes or that may be given or sold to third-parties.
Please keep in mind that whenever you voluntarily make your personal information available for
viewing by third parties online – for example on message boards, web logs, through email, or in chat
areas – that information can be seen, collected and used by others besides us. We cannot be
responsible for any unauthorized third-party use of such information.
Some of our third-party advertisers and ad servers that place and present advertising on the Site
also may collect information from you via cookies, web beacons or similar technologies. These
third-party advertisers and ad servers may use the information they collect to help present their
advertisements, to help measure and research the advertisements’ effectiveness, or for other
purposes. The use and collection of your information by these third-party advertisers and ad servers
Indeed, the privacy policies of these third-party advertisers and ad servers may be different from
The Site also includes links to other websites and provides access to products and services offered
by third parties, whose privacy policies we do not control. When you access another website or
purchase third-party products or services through the Site, use of any information you provide is
products or services.
We may also make some content, products and services available through our Site or by emailing
messages to you through cooperative relationships with third-party providers, where the brands of
our provider partner appear on the Site in connection with such content, products and/or services.
We may share with our provider partner any information you provide, or that is collected, in the
course of visiting any pages that are made available in cooperation with our provider partner. In
some cases, the provider partner may collect information from you directly, in which cases the
Be aware that we may occasionally release information about our visitors when release is
appropriate to comply with law or to protect the rights, property or safety of users of the Site or the
Please also note that as our business grows, we may buy or sell various assets. In the unlikely event
that we sell some or all of our assets, or one or more of our websites is acquired by another
company, information about our users may be among the transferred assets.
As advertisers on Facebook and through our Facebook page, we, (not Facebook) may collect
content or information from a Facebook user and such information may be used in the same manner
We abide by Facebook’s Data Use Restrictions.
• Any ad data collected, received or derived from our Facebook ad (“Facebook advertising data”) is
only shared with someone acting on our behalf, such as our service provider. We are responsible for
ensuring that our service providers protect any Facebook advertising data or any other information
obtained from us, limit our use of all of that information, and keep it confidential and secure.
• We do not use Facebook advertising data for any purpose (including retargeting, commingling
data across multiple advertisers’ campaigns, or allowing piggybacking or redirecting with tags),
except on an aggregate and anonymous basis (unless authorized by Facebook) and only to assess
the performance and effectiveness of our Facebook advertising campaigns.
• We do not use Facebook advertising data, including the targeting criteria for a Facebook ad, to
build, append to, edit, influence, or augment user profiles, including profiles associated with any
mobile device identifier or other unique identifier that identifies any particular user, browser,
computer or device.
• We do not transfer any Facebook advertising data (including anonymous, aggregate, or derived
data) to any ad network, ad exchange, data broker or other advertising or monetization related
General Data Privacy Regulation (GDPR)
The GDPR takes effect on May 25, 2018, and is intended to protect the data of European Union
As a company that markets its site, content, products and/or services online we do not specifically
target our marketing to the EU or conduct business in or to the EU in any meaningful way. If the data
that you provide to us in the course of your use of our site, content, products and/or services is
governed by GDPR, we will abide by the relevant portions of the Regulation.
If you are a resident of the European Economic Area (EEA), or are accessing this site from within
the EEA, you may have the right to request: access to, correction of, deletion of; portability of; and
restriction or objection to processing, of your personal data, from us. This includes the “right to be
To make any of these requests, please contact our GDPR contact at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Children’s Privacy Statement
This children’s privacy statement explains our practices with respect to the online collection and use
of personal information from children under the age of thirteen, and provides important information
regarding their rights under federal law with respect to such information.
● This Site is not directed to children under the age of thirteen and we do NOT knowingly
collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen as part
of the Site. We screen users who wish to provide personal information in order to
prevent users under the age of thirteen from providing such information. If we become
aware that we have inadvertently received personally identifiable information from a
user under the age of thirteen as part of the Site, we will delete such information from
our records. If we change our practices in the future, we will obtain prior, verifiable
parental consent before collecting any personally identifiable information from children
under the age of thirteen as part of the Site.
● Because we do not collect any personally identifiable information from children under
the age of thirteen as part of the Site, we also do NOT knowingly distribute such
information to third parties.
● We do NOT knowingly allow children under the age of thirteen to publicly post or
otherwise distribute personally identifiable contact information through the Site.
● Because we do not collect any personally identifiable information from children under
the age of thirteen as part of the Site, we do NOT condition the participation of a child
under thirteen in the Site’s online activities on providing personally identifiable
How do we store your information?
Your information is stored at the list server that delivers the Site content and messaging. Your
information can only be accessed by those who help manage those lists in order to deliver e-mail to
those who would like to receive the Site material.
All of the messaging or emails that are sent to you by the Site include an unsubscribe link in them.
You can remove yourself at any time from our mailing list by clicking on the unsubscribe link that can
be found in every communication that we send you.
Although it is highly unlikely, this policy may be changed at any time at our discretion. If we should
update this policy, we will post the updates to this page on our Website.