Suze Orman Media, Inc. has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy
When you interact with our site, we collect two types of information: Personally Identifiable Information (PII) and Non-Personally Identifiable Information (NPII). The processing of personal data is governed by the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 (the “GDPR”). Under the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) personal data is defined as:
“Any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person ('data subject'); an identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person.”
Suze Orman Media, Inc. complies with its obligations under GDPR by keeping personal data up to date; by storing and destroying it securely; by not collecting or retaining excessive amounts of data; by protecting personal data from loss, misuse, unauthorized access and disclosure and by ensuring that appropriate technical measures are in place to protect personal data.
Our online e-newsletter(s) asks users to give us contact information including name, e-mail address, and other optional communication preferences such as topics of interest, products of interest, birth date and gender.
When creating a free user account, we ask users to create a username, password and to choose their time zone preferences.
To fulfill order requests, we collect contact information including name, billing address, shipping address, financial payment information, and names of live event attendees. We do not store your credit card data on any of our servers and are fully PCI compliant.
If you apply for a job with Suze Orman Media, Inc., we may ask you to provide more detailed and sensitive personal information required for compliance with our hiring and equal opportunity policies and practices.
Our website includes customer testimonials and product reviews where you may post information, or we may post information with your consent.
Through the contact us form and customer care channels (such as live chat), we may ask users to share information about their devices, platforms, internet connection, device settings, plug-ins, and other items for troubleshooting incoming inquiries.
We also collect some information automatically when you visit our website(s) or log into one of our platform(s). This includes IP address and other online identifiers. We also record the pages that you visit, products you interacted with and other information about your activity on the site(s).
Suze Orman Media, Inc. may use your personal information to:
Financial information that is collected is used to bill the user for products and services. We do not store credit card details nor do we share customer details with any 3rd parties in a manner that personally identifies the customer.
Article 6 of the General Data Protection Regulation (2016/679) states that:
We keep your personal data for no longer than reasonably necessary.
Suze Orman Media, Inc. will retain purchase accounting records, tax, VAT and GST records for a minimum of 6 years as required by law. We will retain your information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you with services. We will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.
Our data retention for physical product orders will not extend beyond 10 years, at which time your purchase data will be marked for permanent deletion and will no longer be accessible.
If you purchase a digital product, you will be asked to create a username and password to log into your customer account portal in order to access the product(s) purchased. Digital product purchases grant lifetime ownership and data will be retained in order to carry out our lifetime guarantee. If your digital product is not accessed within a 6-year period at any point in time, your account will be deemed inactive All inactive data will not be retained beyond 10 years at which time the data will be marked for permanent deletion.
When you register to receive emails from Suze Orman Media, Inc., your personal data is stored so that we can continue to send you relevant emails. You may request removal at any time at https://www.hayhouse.com/newsletter/manage/ or by contacting us.
We work with third party service providers, including but not limited to Google Analytics, to help us better understand how you use the Suze Orman Media, Inc. websites. These third party service providers will place cookies on your computer to collect information, such as how you were referred to the Suze Orman Media, Inc. website, how you navigate around the Suze Orman Media, Inc. website, what you purchase and what traffic is driven by various marketing methods. This information will help us to better serve you and provide you with more personalized information and product offerings. We do not allow third party service providers to collect your credit card information, e-mail address or password information. These third party service providers may only use your personal information to perform services for us and may not share your personal information with anyone else, or use it for any other purpose, except on an aggregated, non-personally identifiable basis.
You have the right to ask us not to use your personal information for direct marketing purposes. You also have the right to request a copy of the personal information that we hold about you and to have any inaccuracies rectified. Please note that, as permitted by law, we may charge a nominal fee for information requests and may require you to prove your identity. Following a request, we will use reasonable efforts to supply, correct or delete personal information about you in our files.
Please contact Customer Service to request the removal of your PII from our database or to no longer receive future communications.
Unless subject to an exemption under the GDPR, you have the following rights with respect to your personal data:
To exercise all relevant rights and for queries of complaints please contact us at https://www.suzeorman.com/contact-us and state “Request My Data Removal.”
All cookies used by our website(s) are used in accordance with the current UK and EU Cookie Law and before a cookie is placed on your computer, you will be presented with a message requesting a better experience and service to you. You may, if you wish, deny consent to the placing of cookies; however certain features of our website(s) may not function fully or as intended.
To disable the Google Analytics cookie and other third party web analytics service provider cookies, you can choose to have your browser notify you when cookies are being written to your computer or accessed, or you can disable cookies. By default, most internet browsers accept cookies but this can be changed. For further details, please consult the help menu in your internet browser.
Data security is of great important to Suze Orman Media, Inc. and to protect your data, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure data collected via this website.
If you create an account with password access, you are responsible for keeping your password confidential. It is recommended your password use both upper-case and lower-case letters, inclusion of one or more numerical digits, and inclusion of special characters following general password strength recommendations across the internet.
It is recommended that you ensure that your internet browser is up to date and that you consult the help and guidance provided by the developer of your internet browser if you are unsure about adjusting your privacy settings.
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this Web site, you can contact Suze Orman Media, Inc. at the address below.
Suze Orman Media, Inc.
P.O. Box 4084
Santa Monica, CA 90411-4084