Privacy Policy

Effective September 11, 2020           

This Privacy Policy (the “Policy") applies to the website located at www.nextstepsyoga.com, (the “Website”) which is owned and operated by Next Steps Yoga, LLC (the “Company”), and any documents that direct the viewer or user to this Policy.  This Policy explains how the Company collects and uses information.  The Company’s Website may contain links to websites/applications that are owned and operated by other companies. This Policy does not apply to websites/applications that are owned and operated by third parties and you should consult third party website/application policies separately. By using the Company’s Website you agree to the terms and conditions of this Policy. If you do not agree to the terms of this Policy, do not visit the Company’s Website or submit any personal information to the Company.

 

Changes to This Policy

The Company reserves the right to modify or amend this Policy at any time by posting the updated version on its Website and changing the date listed at the top of this Policy. Any material changes in how the Company uses or shares the information it collects will only affect information collected after the posting of the updated Policy, unless otherwise expressly stated. You are bound by any revisions to this Policy and are encouraged to review this Policy periodically for updates.

Collection of Personal Information

“Personal Information” is information that identifies or could be used to identify you that is collected by the Company’s Website or is otherwise submitted to the Company by you. 

The Company collects information you voluntarily give to it such as your first and last name, e-mail address, physical address, telephone number, health information, payment information, login information or any other information you choose to give to the Company when you create an account, participate in a survey, submit content or feedback, upload data, sign up to receive information about the Company, make a purchase, or otherwise input information via the Company’s Website.  When you contact the Company online, a record of that correspondence may be retained. When you use the Company’s services, information about your use may also be collected.

The Company is also provided with information automatically when you use a computer, tablet, smart phone or other device to access the Company’s Website or to otherwise interact with the Company online.  The Company may collect information about the device and how you use it. This may include information about the type of device you’re using, your operating system, your browser, your internet service provider, your domain name, your internet protocol (IP) address, the date and time that you accessed the Website, the pages you accessed, the subject of any ads you click or scroll over and the number of clicks. To collect this information, the Company uses cookies, web beacons and other similar technology.  The Company may allow third parties to collect information about you by setting their own cookies, web beacons and other similar technologies.

When you use a smart phone or other mobile device to access the Company’s Website, the Company may collect information about your physical location. The Company may combine this information with other location-based information. However, the Company can only collect information regarding your location if the permissions in your device allow communication of this information. If you do not want the Company to collect your location information, you can opt out of sharing this information by changing the relevant settings in your mobile device.

Collectively, this information is used to provide a more customized and enjoyable experience for users. The Company also uses this information internally to compile data regarding Website traffic.

How Information Collected is Used

The Company may use the information it collects about you in a variety of ways, including:

  • to communicate with you about services and products;

  • to respond to your inquiries and requests for information;

  • to deliver and process data based on information you input;

  • to send you personalized promotions, advertisements and special offers;

  • to maintain and improve the Website and service offerings;

  • to detect, prevent, or investigate security breaches or fraud; 

  • to maintain appropriate records; and

  • to process and deliver purchases
     

How Information Collected is Shared

Your information may be shared with the Company’s vendors that help it to manage and process the information, including credit card vendors and website hosts. To the extent necessary, your information may also be shared with individuals or entities as necessary to fulfill requests. The Company does not currently sell personally identifiable information to third parties. If the Company becomes involved with a merger or a situation involving the transfer of some or all of its business assets, it may share your information with business entities or individuals involved in that process. The Company may also share your information as required by or permitted by law, including sharing your information with law enforcement agencies or other governmental entities, with third parties in response to subpoenas or other court orders, or to exercise legal rights or defend against legal claims.  The Company may share your information in a way that does not directly identify you such as sharing aggregate statistics about use of its Website and services with other companies and it may receive payment in exchange for the data.

Third Party Collection of Your Information

The Company may allow third parties to collect information for the following purposes:

  • To collect information in order to display ads.  These third parties may also collect anonymous information about visitors to display ads on other websites believed to be relevant to certain market segments;

  • To gather general statistical data; and

  • To link social media activity. The Company may include features on its website that allow social networks (such as Facebook, Twitter, etc.) to track the activities of their members

  • To assist us in providing services to you, including order fulfillment, website hosting, advertising and credit card processing. 
     

How Your Information is Protected

The Company utilizes commercially reasonable security measures to protect your information in order to reduce the risk of loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure or modification.  Except as outlined in this Policy, the Company restricts access to your personal information. However, unfortunately no data transmission over the Internet or storage of information can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Accordingly, the Company cannot warrant the security of any information you transmit and you do so at your own risk.

How Long Your Personal Information is Retained

To the extent permitted by applicable law, the Company retains your personal information for the period necessary to serve the purposes for which the Company obtained it. The Company may also retain your personal information beyond such period in accordance with applicable laws, regulations, or another lawful basis, including but not limited to, compliance with contractual obligations, legal obligations, regulatory obligations, legal claims, or another legitimate interest.

Your Rights and Limits on Sharing

In terms of your rights, to the extent permitted by applicable law, you may request: (1) to have your personal information corrected; (2) to opt out of receiving marketing communications at any time; (3) to file a complaint with an applicable government regulator; (4) to restrict or object to the processing of your personal information, or request that your personal information be erased; (5) to receive a copy of the personal information you have provided to the Company, in a structured, commonly used format (known as “data portability”); (6) to have a copy of your personal information provided to you or another, where technically feasible; (7) to withdraw your consent to use of personal information that you provided voluntarily, or otherwise allowed the Company to use.

 

The Company will endeavor to ensure your personal information is kept accurate, complete, up to date and relevant. If you feel your personal information is not accurate, complete or up to date, please notify the Company so reasonable steps can be taken to ensure it is corrected.

 

In accordance with the foregoing, the Company may take steps to verify your identity before granting you access to your personal information.

Former Customers

This Policy continues to apply to all former clients, vendors and Website users in accordance with applicable laws, rules and regulations.

Links to Other Websites/applications

The Company’s Website may contain links to websites operated by third parties that may contain their own privacy policies. To ensure your privacy is protected, it is recommended that you consult the privacy policies on any linked websites or applications. The Company is not responsible for the manner in which others use your personal information or for any damages suffered as a result of viewing or visiting any third party website or application. The Company also makes no endorsement or representation regarding anything found on a third party website or application.

Our website is currently hosted by Wix. It is recommended that you consult the privacy policy located at www.wix.com/about/privacy with respect to how Wix collects, uses and stores information.

 

 

Cookies

The Company may use “cookies” to help tailor the Website to better suit your needs (for example, to save any personal preferences indicated by you) and to provide a more effective route to various components of the website. The Company uses the information it gathers to compile statistics, to create targeted marketing and to customize content.

A “cookie” is a small data file that is sent from a server and is stored on another device’s hard drive.  You can adjust your browser settings to accept or reject most cookies altogether or to monitor the storage of cookies on your device. You should refer to your browser or mobile device settings to determine what options are available to you. Some cookies may be required in order to allow you to access and use the Company’s Website. By completely disabling cookies, you may not be able to access some or all of the features of the Company’s Website.

The Company may also use transparent images that are embedded in web pages, applications, and emails called “web beacons” to test the effectiveness of marketing, and to track whether an email has been opened.

For more information, see cookie policy 

Do Not Track Signals

The Company does not track users across time or over multiple websites.  The Company does not receive, or respond to, browser do-not-track signals or other similar mechanisms. However, some third party sites do keep track of your browsing activities when they serve you content, which enables them to tailor what they present to you.

To learn more about setting up a Do Not Track signal, please visit https://allaboutdnt.com/.

 

Residents of California

You have the right under the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA) and certain other privacy and data protection laws, as applicable, to exercise free of charge:

Disclosure of Personal Information We Collect About You

You have the right to know:

  • The categories of personal information we have collected about you;

  • The categories of sources from which the personal information is collected;

  • Our business or commercial purpose for collecting or selling personal information;

  • The categories of third parties with whom we share personal information, if any; and

  • The specific pieces of personal information we have collected about you.

  • Please note that we are not required to:

Retain any personal information about you that was collected for a single one-time transaction if, in the ordinary course of business, that information about you is not retained;

Reidentify or otherwise link any data that, in the ordinary course of business, is not maintained in a manner that would be considered personal information; or

Provide the personal information to you more than twice in a 12-month period.

Personal Information Sold or Used for a Business Purpose

In connection with any personal information we may sell or disclose to a third party for a business purpose, you have the right to know:

  • The categories of personal information about you that we sold and the categories of third parties to whom the personal information was sold; and

  • The categories of personal information that we disclosed about you for a business purpose.

You have the right under the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA) and certain other privacy and data protection laws, as applicable, to opt-out of the sale [or disclosure] of your personal information. If you exercise your right to opt-out of the sale [or disclosure] of your personal information, we will refrain from selling your personal information, unless you subsequently provide express authorization for the sale of your personal information. To opt-out of the sale [or disclosure] of your personal information, contact us toll free at:__________________ or via any method listed in the “Contact Us” section of this Policy.

 

Right to Deletion

Subject to certain exceptions set out below, on receipt of a verifiable request from you, we will:

  • Delete your personal information from our records; and

  • Direct any service providers to delete your personal information from their records.

  • Please note that we may not delete your personal information if it is necessary to:

Complete the transaction for which the personal information was collected, fulfill the terms of a written warranty or product recall conducted in accordance with federal law, provide a good or service requested by you, or reasonably anticipated within the context of our ongoing business relationship with you, or otherwise perform a contract between you and us;

Detect security incidents, protect against malicious, deceptive, fraudulent, or illegal activity; or prosecute those responsible for that activity;

Debug to identify and repair errors that impair existing intended functionality;

Exercise free speech, ensure the right of another consumer to exercise his or her right of free speech, or exercise another right provided for by law;

Comply with the California Electronic Communications Privacy Act;

Engage in public or peer-reviewed scientific, historical, or statistical research in the public interest that adheres to all other applicable ethics and privacy laws, when our deletion of the information is likely to render impossible or seriously impair the achievement of such research, provided we have obtained your informed consent;

Enable solely internal uses that are reasonably aligned with your expectations based on your relationship with us;

Comply with an existing legal obligation; or

Otherwise use your personal information, internally, in a lawful manner that is compatible with the context in which you provided the information.

Protection Against Discrimination

You have the right to not be discriminated against by us because you exercised any of your rights under the CCPA. This means we cannot, among other things:

  • Deny goods or services to you;

  • Charge different prices or rates for goods or services, including through the use of discounts or other benefits or imposing penalties;

  • Provide a different level or quality of goods or services to you; or

  • Suggest that you will receive a different price or rate for goods or services or a different level or quality of goods or services.

Please note that we may charge a different price or rate or provide a different level or quality of [goods and/or services] to you, if that difference is reasonably related to the value provided to our business by your personal information.

 

Collection of Personal Information from Children

The Company’s Website, is not intended for use by anyone under the age of 18. Further, the Company does not knowingly collect, use or disclose the personal information of children under the age of 13. If you are under the age of 13 you should not provide any information to the Company. The Company complies with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act. If you are a parent or guardian and believe the Company may have collected information about a child under the age of 13, please contact the Company as described in the “Contact Us” section below so reasonable steps can be taken to remove that information from the Company’s servers.

Contact Us

If you have any questions, comments or concerns about this Policy and/or the Company’s practices or if you want to change your information, stop the Company from using your information, or opt out of receiving future promotional emails, text messages, telephone calls, and mailings from the Company, you can e-mail the Company at nextstepsyoga@gmail.com; or write to us at: 2504 38th St, Fl 3, Astoria, NY  11103, Attn: Digital Privacy Department. You may also find additional information by visiting our website at www.nextstepsyoga.com. We will process your request once we have verified your identity. You can also opt-out by following the opt-out instructions in promotional communications the Company sends you. Please note that if you opt out of receiving promotional communications from the Company, the Company may still send you non-promotional communications, including emails about your accounts, service requests or other non-promotional items.