At Machado Method we recognize that privacy is important and we are committed to protecting your privacy rights (Policy). We use the information we collect about you to process orders, improve the content of the website and mobile app, and to provide a more personalized and custom tailored experience. We may also use it to periodically inform you about changes, new updates, new products and new services available on our website and mobile app. We never did and never will sell or rent your personal information to others.
If you have any questions about our privacy statement, please feel free to contact us at email@example.com
By using the website and/or mobile app through any device, you consent to the collection and use of your personal information as outlined above. We recommend you visit this page periodically, to review any possible changes. Through your continued use of the website after changes are made to the privacy statement, you accept the Policy as modified.
1. Information we collect and how we use it
1.1 Information you provide
When you sign up to MACHADO METHOD, we ask you for personal information (such as your name, email address, account password, we may also require your date of birth, gender, phone number, mailing and billing address, zip code). When you register and start your membership, purchase a course or start a free trial, we also request credit card or other payment account information which we maintain in an encrypted form on secure servers. We may combine the information you submit under your account with information from other MACHADO METHOD services or third parties in order to provide you with a better experience and to improve the quality of our services.
MACHADO METHOD collects user submitted information mentioned above (name, email address, phone number, etc…) to authenticate users and to send notifications to those users relating to the MACHADO METHOD service. MACHADO METHOD also logs non-personally-identifiable information including IP address, profile information, aggregate user data, and browser type, from users and visitors to the site. This data is used to manage the website, track usage, improve the website services and the quality of user experience on the website. We may use the information you provide to notify you of new product releases, new courses, service notifications, events and to solicit your feedback and input. We may send you marketing materials and our Newsletter, unless you notify MACHADO METHOD that you do not wish to receive such materials. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to request that you not be sent any or all of such information.
1.2 Giveaways and social media competition
When you take part in a giveaway of any sorts through any device, you consent to receiving up to 5 text messages per month that deliver educational, informative or entertaining content depending on the particular giveaway. By texting the keyword specific to a giveaway, you give consent to receive text messages back relating to that giveaway. You can unsubscribe from text messages by texting STOP to the number provided. Message and data rules may apply. You may also receive email updates and our Newsletter after participating in an SMS campaign if you provide your email address, unless you notify MACHADO METHOD at email@example.com stating you do not wish to receive such emails anymore.
We will never share your personal and billing information such as email, name, phone number, address & credit card information with any partner or third party. MACHADO METHOD reserves the right to use your information for marketing purposes if consent is given.
1.4 Google Analytics
MACHADO METHOD uses Google Analytics and the User ID feature to enable a more custom tailored user experience across multiple devices and sessions. It enables MACHADO METHOD to track your activity across multiple devices and sessions, which enables greater user experience by enabling you to track your progress across the website and mobile app. You can opt out of Google Analytics and the User ID feature anytime.
1.6 Activity information
In order to provide you with the best possible service and to allow us to make certain internal reports and recommendations, we collect aggregate information about the use of the website and mobile app. This includes information about users accessing the website such as internet protocol addresses, browser type, platform type, browser language, referring/exit pages and URLs, other browser history, number of clicks, domain names, landing pages, pages viewed and the order of those pages, the amount of time spent on particular pages and the date and time. By using the website and/or mobile app, you consent to our retaining all of your activity information.
1.7 IP address
An Internet protocol (IP) address is a number that’s automatically assigned to your computer whenever you’re surfing the Web. We may retain your IP address in order to help us diagnose problems with our servers, to administer MACHADO METHOD website, to help identify you, to gather broad anonymous demographic information, to enforce compliance with MACHADO METHOD terms and conditions, or otherwise in order to protect our services, sites, customers, or others.
1.8 Log information
When you use the website, our servers automatically record information that your browser sends whenever you visit a website. These server logs may include information such as your web request, IP address, browser type, browser language, the date and time of your request and one or more cookies that may uniquely identify your browser.
MACHADO METHOD may contain links in a format that enables us to keep track of whether these links have been followed. We use this information to improve the quality of our website.
1.10 Third Party Advertising
2. What does MACHADO METHOD do with the collected information?
We may use your personal information for the purposes described in this privacy statement and/or privacy notice for specific services. Such purposes include, but are not limited to:
– verifying your identity;
– providing our products and services to users, including the display of customized content and advertising;
– sharing information to our business partners who perform core services (such as hosting, billing, data storage, security and reporting services) related to the operation of MACHADO METHOD and its service;
– collecting and processing information about your actual location to provide location aware content, services and products;
– following up with transactions initiated on the website;
– auditing, research and analysis in order to maintain, protect and improve our services;
– ensuring the technical functioning of our network;
– developing new services and new content
We may disclose personal information if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to
1) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on MACHADO METHOD,
2) protect and defend the rights of property of MACHADO METHOD or the users of the website, or 3) act under exigent circumstances to protect the safety of the public or users of the website.
MACHADO METHOD takes appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or unauthorized alteration, disclosure or destruction of data. These include internal reviews of our data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures, as well as physical security measures to guard against unauthorized access to systems where we store personal data.
However, please note that no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. While we strive and do our best to protect your information, we cannot guarantee a 100% security of account information. Unauthorized entry or use, hardware or software failure, and other factors may compromise the security of user information at any time.
4. Accessing and updating personal information
When you use the MACHADO METHOD website, we make good faith efforts to provide you with access to your personal information and either to correct this data if it’s inaccurate or to delete such data at your request if it’s not otherwise required to be retained by law or legitimate business purposes. We ask individual users to identify themselves and the information requested to be accessed, corrected or removed before processing such requests, and we may decline to process requests that are unreasonably repetitive or systematic, require disproportionate technical effort, jeopardize the privacy of others, or would be extremely impractical. If you are unable to locate where to edit or delete any of your personal data, please contact us immediately.
MACHADO METHOD regularly reviews its compliance with this Privacy statement. Please feel free to direct any questions or concerns regarding this Policy or MACHADO METHOD’s treatment of personal information by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org
7. Users under eighteen (18)
MACHADO METHOD content is not directed at users under 18 years of age, and if you provide information about yourself as a user of MACHADO METHOD, you are representing that you are at least 18 years of age. We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under 18 years of age, but if we do become aware of having collected personally identifiable information from a user who is younger than 18 years of age, we will permanently remove such information from our files.
8. Your Consent
By using our website and mobile app, you consent to the collection and use of information by MACHADO METHOD as stated in this privacy statement. If we decide to change any part of our privacy statement, we will post those changes on this page so that you will always be aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what limited circumstances we disclose it. Continued access or use of the website shall constitute your express acceptance to any modifications to this privacy statement.