Privacy Policy

Welcome to MyHomeScience.com!

We appreciate your readership and place a high value on your personal privacy. In adopting this privacy policy, our intent is to balance our legitimate business interests in collecting and using your personal information with your reasonable expectations of privacy. This Privacy Policy may be revised or updated at any time and we encourage you to check back often to ensure that you are familiar with the most recent version and the terms of our Privacy Policy.

By visiting this Site, you are accepting the policies and practices described in this Policy.  Each time you visit the Site, you expressly consent to our collection, use and disclosure of the information that you provide as described in this Policy.

How we collect information:

You may provide personal information to MyHomeScience several ways including: (1) by sharing your e-mail address when subscribing to our newsletter, (2) by sharing personal information when you submit messages via our Contact Form, (3) by sharing personal information when you post comments on our posts or stories, (4) by sharing contact information (Twitter username and Facebook account name) through our contests, (5) by participating in a survey where an email address is requested.

In addition to basic contact information, our analytics trackers may also collect other information. This may include the operating system you are working on, the Internet browser you are using, and the screen resolution of your computer.

How we use this information:

Depending on the portion of our site that you have subscribed to or interacted with, we may use your information in a number of ways.

  • The email address you provided through our newsletter subscription form enables us to send you the MyHomeScience newletter. This subscription is entirely opt-in by the user. (We cannot subscribe you to the newsletter as you personally must have access to the email account in order to verify the subscription.) Subscribers can opt-out of our newsletter at any time by clicking the “Unsubscribe” link that is present on every email at the very bottom of the newsletter.
  • The email address that you use when contacting us via our Contact Form will not be used for any reason but for the purposes of responding to your inquiry.
  • The email address associated with your account when you comment on our stories may be used in conjunction with contests and promotions hosted on MyHomeScience’s website to notify you if you have won. Email addresses provided in comments are not usually used for any other reason except that they may be used as a customer service and policy violation contact mechanism
  • If you choose to comment on MyHomeScience stories through Twitter and/or Facebook, we do not get access to your email address nor do we have any access to your personal data or private information.
  • We may at times request your participation in a survey. We will not provide your email addresses to any third party but may contact you via them to distribute prizes in associated giveaways.
  • We may also share your email address or other information with third-party vendors to be used for data analytics and advertising targeting.

 We do not sell individual personal data or email addresses or allow them to be used for mailings you have not asked to receive.

About Advertising:

To maintain a site that is free of charge, we may display advertisements on our website. We also use information you give us through surveys to help our advertisers target the audience they want to reach and to provide you with potentially interesting advertisements.

Unless you give consent, at no time does any party other than MyHomeScience have access to your personally identifiable information (with the exception of Google who maintains our RSS subscription, Mail Chimp who maintains our email lists, and our survey providers), and unless we have your consent, you will never be contacted by any party other than MyHomeScience. The only exceptions to the foregoing are that we may disclose personally identifiable information (i) in response to legal process, for example, in response to a court order or subpoena, (ii) in response to a law enforcement agency’s request, or where we believe it is necessary to investigate, prevent, or take actions regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of another person, violations of our terms of use, or as otherwise required by law, or (iii) in the event we are acquired by or merged with another company.

When you sign up for our updates or receive e-mail messages from MyHomeScience, you will always be given the chance to opt-out of our communications. You may change your preferences at any time and will only be contacted in manners consistent with your stated preferences.

Non-personally identifiable information (such as stated above) may be shared in aggregate form with our advertisers, business, or marketing partners but your personally identifiable information will never be disclosed to them.

Children’s Information

The Site is not directed or intended for children under 13 years of age.  We do not knowingly collect Personal Information from individuals under 13 years of age.  If you are under 13 years of age, you should not register or provide Personal Information on the Site.  If we later obtain actual knowledge that a user is under 13 years of age, we will take steps to remove that user’s Personal Information from our systems.  If you are the parent or guardian of a child whom you believe has disclosed Personal Information to us, please contact us so that we may delete and remove your child’s information from our systems.

How to Contact Us

If you have any questions regarding privacy or this Policy, you may contact us as follows:

info@MyHomeScience.com
60 Silvermine Road
Seymour, CT06483
800-640-7500