Life Strategies, LLC Web Privacy Notice

This privacy policy sets out how Life Strategies, LLC uses and protects any information that you give Life Strategies (Our/We/Us) when you use this website. Life Strategies, LLC may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page to ensure you approve of such changes.

Protecting your privacy is very important to us. Life Strategies, LLC Web site links to State of Indiana sites, federal agency sites, other governmental organizations, and to private organizations. Once you leave the primary life-strategies.net site, you are subject to the privacy policy for the site(s) you are visiting. We do not collect any personally identifiable information (PII) about you during your visit to our Web sites unless you choose to provide it to us. We do, however, collect some data about your visit to our Web site to help us better understand how the public uses the site and how to make it more helpful. We collect information from visitors who read, browse, and/or download information from our Web site. When visitors send email messages containing personal information to a general Life Strategies email box, our staff responds to the letters and files them electronically. We do not use these e-mails for marketing purposes. As it relates to marketing, the only method we would use to mass e-mail potential customers or current customers is via an opt-in process.

TYPES OF INFORMATION COLLECTED
When you browse through a Web site, certain information about your visit can be collected. We automatically collect and temporarily store the following type of information about your visit: Domain from which you access the Internet; IP address (an IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to a computer when surfing the Web); Operating system and information about the browser used when visiting the site; Date and time of your visit; Pages you visited; and, Referring page that connected you to our Web site We use this information to measure the number of visitors to our site and its various sections and to provide effective information to visitors. This list of information about your visit does not contain all of the types of information collected, there may be more as technology changes or companies maintaining the data reviews their system and makes appropriate changes.

HOW WE COLLECT INFORMATION
Our Web site uses a variety of different Web measurement software tools. Life Strategies, LLC primarily uses Google Analytics measurement software to collect the information in the list in the Types of Information Collected section above. Google Analytics collects information automatically and continuously and bundles some reports such as Demographics and Interest Reports. We use these reports to assist with the development of relevant content. Personally identifiable information may be collected via organizations such as Google if you allow it. Our staff conducts analyses and reports on the aggregated data from Google Analytics. The reports are only available to designated managers and staff who require this information to perform their duties. We also use online surveys to collect opinions and feedback from a random sample of visitors. We generally use basic online surveys to obtain feedback and data on visitors’ satisfaction with our Web site or as a tool to receive information from customers or prospects. The survey invitation we may use on our website pops up for a random sample of visitors, it is optional. If you decline this survey, you will still have access to the identical information and resources on our Web site as those who do not take the survey. These reports are also only available to designated managers and staff who require this information to perform their duties. We retain the data from Google Analytics and survey results as long as needed to support the mission of the our Web site.

HOW WE USES COOKIES
When you visit a Web site, its server may generate a piece of text known as a “cookie” to place on your computer. The cookie allows the server to “remember” specific information about your visit while you are connected. The cookie makes it easier for you to use the dynamic features of Web pages. Cookies from our Web pages only collect information about your browser’s visit to the site. There are two types of cookies, single session (temporary), and multi-session (persistent). Session cookies last only as long as your Web browser is open. Once you close your browser, the cookie disappears. Persistent cookies are stored on your computer for longer periods. Session Cookies: We use session cookies for technical purposes such as to enable better navigation through our site. These cookies let our server know that you are continuing a visit to our site. Persistent Cookies: We use persistent cookies to enable Google Analytics to differentiate between new and returning visitors. Persistent cookies remain on your computer between visits to our Web site until they expire. We also use persistent cookies to block repeated invitations to take the survey. The persistent cookies that block repeated survey invitations expire after a short period of time, typically ninety days.

HOW TO OPT OUT OR DISABLE COOKIES
If you do not wish to have session or persistent cookies placed on your computer, you can disable them using your Web browser. If you opt out of cookies, you will still have access to all information and resources at our Web site. Instructions for disabling or opting out of cookies are typically available from the company who provides your web browser. For technical information on the process to disable cookies for your particular web browser, please contact their support services. By following the instructions to opt-out of cookies, you will disable cookies from all sources, not just those from our Web site.

HOW PERSONAL INFORMATION IS PROTECTED
You do not have to give us personal information to visit our Web site. However, if you choose to receive alerts or e-newsletters, we collect your email address to complete the subscription process. If you choose to provide us with personally identifiable information, that is, information that is personal in nature and which may be used to identify you, through an e-mail message, request for information, paper or electronic form, questionnaire, customer satisfaction survey, study, etc., we will maintain the information you provide only as long as needed to respond to your question or to fulfill the stated purpose of the communication. If we store your personal information in a record system designed to retrieve information about you by personal identifier (name, personal email address, home mailing address, personal or mobile phone number, etc.), so that we may contact you, we will safeguard the information you provide to us in accordance with current privacy laws applicable to Life Strategies, LLC.

DATA SAFEGUARDING AND PRIVACY
We use web measurement and customization technologies to help our Web sites function better for visitors and to better understand how the public uses the online resources we provide. All uses of web-based technologies comply with existing policies with respect to privacy and data safeguarding standards.

DATA RETENTION AND ACCESS LIMITS
We will retain data collected using the following technologies long enough to achieve the specified objective for which they were collected.

HOW WE USE THIRD-PARTY WEB SITES AND APPLICATIONS
We use a variety of new technologies and social media options to communicate and interact with people. These sites and applications include popular social networking and media sites, open source software communities and more. TPWAs are Web-based technologies that are not exclusively operated or controlled by us, such as applications not hosted on a Life Strategies, LLC domain or those that are embedded on our Web pages. Users of TPWAs often share information with the general public, user community, and/or the third-party operating the Web site. These actors may use this information in a variety of ways. TPWAs could cause PII to become available or accessible to us and the public, regardless of whether the information is explicitly solicited or collected by us. The following list includes some of the TPWAs we use and their purpose. We sometimes collect and use PII made available through third-party Web sites; however, we do not share PII made available through third-party Web sites. Your activity on the third-party Web sites we use is governed by the security and privacy policy of those sites. You should review the third-party privacy policies before using the sites and ensure that you understand how your information may be used. If you have an account with a third-party Web site, and choose to follow, like, friend, or comment, certain PII associated with your account may be made available to us based on the privacy policy of the third-party Web site and your privacy settings within that third-party Web site. You should adjust privacy settings on your account to match your preferences. For any of our TPWA that collects PII, the list below also includes details on the information we collect and how we will protect your private information.

THIRD-PARTY WEB SITES AND APPLICATIONS
Facebook: We have only one main Facebook page. If you have a Facebook account, you can log in to your account to post comments, and ‘like’ our Facebook page and individual entries. If once you click on a Life Strategies, LLC Facebook page, or you comment or click on the ‘like’ button, your PII may be visible to our staff and other Facebook site visitors. The amount of visible personal information displayed will depend on your own Facebook privacy settings. You can completely avoid displaying any PII by not creating a Facebook account, not posting comments, not clicking on the ‘like’ options, or interacting with our Facebook accounts in any way (i.e., private messaging, sharing posts, etc.). As a practice, comment moderator policy requires the removal from our Facebook pages of any comments that contain spam or are improper, inflammatory, or offensive. The Facebook Privacy Policy is available at http://www.facebook.com/policy.php.

Google+: We have one main Google+ page. Our Google+ pages are managed by our staff members who post news and other items of interest to be consumed by the public. If you have a Google+ account, you can log in to your account to post comments, and ‘+1’ our Google+ pages and individual entries. If once you click on an Life Strategies, LLC Google+ page, you comment or click on the ‘+1’ button, your PII may be visible to our staff and other Google+ site visitors. The amount of visible personal information displayed will depend on your own Google+ privacy settings. You can completely avoid displaying any PII by not creating a Google+ account, not posting comments, not clicking on the ‘like’ options, or interacting with our Google+ accounts in any way (i.e., private messaging, sharing NIH posts, etc.). As a practice, comment moderator policy requires the removal from our Google+ pages of any comments that contain spam or are improper, inflammatory, or offensive. The Google+ Privacy Policy is available at http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/.

LinkedIn: We use features on LinkedIn to engage with current and past employees and members of the public. In order to join one of our groups on LinkedIn, you must register for a LinkedIn account and provide your first and last name and e-mail address. Upon confirmation of your email address, you must provide LinkedIn with information regarding your employment, country, zip code, job title, etc. The amount of visible personal information will depend on your LinkedIn user privacy settings. You can completely avoid displaying any PII by not creating a LinkedIn account, not joining our LinkedIn groups, or not interacting with Life Strategies LLC LinkedIn groups in any way (i.e., private messaging, posting on group pages, etc.). The LinkedIn Privacy Policy is available at http://www.linkedin.com/static?key=privacy_policy&trk=hb_ft_priv

Pinterest: Life Strategies has one main Pinterest page. Our Pinterest pages are managed by Life Strategies LLC staff members who post news and other items of interest to be consumed by the public. If you have a Pinterest account, you can log in to your account to post comments, like and ‘repin’ our Pinterest postings and individual entries. When you chose to like, comment or ‘repin’ an item from a Life Strategies LLC Pinterest account, your PII will be visible to our staff and other Pinterest site visitors. You can completely avoid displaying any PII by not creating a Pinterest account, not posting comments, not clicking on the ‘like’ options and not sharing items from our Pinterest page or our websites. As a practice, comment moderator policy requires the removal from our Pinterest pages of any comments that contain spam or are improper, inflammatory, or offensive. The Pinterest Privacy Policy is available at http://about.pinterest.com/privacy/

Twitter: Life Strategies, LLC uses Twitter to send short messages or ‘Tweets’ (up to 140 characters) to share information about us with you and respond to your comments and inquiries sent via Twitter to us. While you may read the Life Strategies LLC Twitter feeds without subscribing to them, if you want to subscribe to (or follow) our Twitter feeds, you must create a Twitter account at www.twitter.com. To create an account, you must provide some personal information, such as your name, user name, password and email address. You have the option to provide additional personal information including a short biography, location or a picture. Most information you provide for a Twitter account is available to the public, but you can modify how much of your information is visible by changing your privacy settings at the Twitter.com Web site. Our staff members monitor the number of subscribers and respond to comments and queries via Twitter, but the staff never takes possession of the personal information belonging to you as a Twitter follower. However, as a practice, comment moderator policy requires the removal from our Twitter pages of any comments that contain spam or are improper, inflammatory, or offensive. The Twitter Privacy Policy is available at http://twitter.com/privacy.

For further information about our privacy policy, please contact us at 219-359-3272 or via our website at https://www.life-strategies.net.