We believe strongly in personal privacy, and we are committed to respecting and protecting our visitor’s personal data. We hope the following statements clarify our intent and purpose with respect to personal data.
In general, The Spanish Red will not engage in reselling personal data to any 3rd party. Any personal information submitted to or collected by this site will be used solely for the purpose of facilitating visitor’s interaction with The Spanish Red.
The Spanish Red is the sole owner of the information collected on this site, no 3rd parties have any ownership or stake whatsoever. We do not sell, share, or rent this information to others.
The following discusses the various types of data collected on this site.
A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user’s hard drive containing information about the user. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information while on our site. Once the user closes their browser, the cookie terminates. The benefit of cookies are that by setting a cookie on our site, the user will not have to re-enter various pieces of information they have previously entered during their visit (for example while placing an order). Of course, if a user rejects the cookie they may still use the site. The only drawback to this is that the user may have to re-enter information during their visit, and may be limited in some areas of our site (e.g. the ordering process). Cookies can also enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance their experience on our site.
Like most sites, we use IP addresses to analyze trends, administer the site, track visitor movement, and gather broad behavioral or demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.
This web site contains links to other sites. However, The Spanish Red is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. If a visitor clicks a link on our site and visits another site, we encourage them to read the other site’s privacy statements. The privacy statements here apply only to information collected on this site.
If a visitor uses this site’s sharing features to inform a friend about our site (e.g. via email), they will be asked to enter the friend’s name and email address (for example). The Spanish Red will automatically send the friend a one-time email inviting them to visit the site. The Spanish Red stores this information only for the purpose of sending the one-time email. In no way is the friend automatically enrolled in any outbound email marketing campaigns or subscriptions to The Spanish Red site.
The Spanish Red takes precaution to protect our user’s information. When users submit sensitive information on site, your information is protected both online and off-line. Furthermore, all team members of The Spanish Red are kept up-to-date regarding security and privacy practices.
From time to time, The Spanish Red may send site and/or service announcements to users. These are typically important notices regarding service interruptions (e.g. for maintenance) or system upgrades. Users who are members or account holders on our site will receive such notices for the purpose of keeping them informed prior to any events that may affect their ability to visit the site, or that may affect their experience on the site.