Privacy Policy

Who runs this website?

Apogeo Enterprises, LLC 1 E. Broad St. Ste. 130-1019 Bethlehem, PA 18018

Owner contact email: heather@apogeofitness.com

What information is collected?

The services contained in this section enable Apogeo Enterprises, LLC (The Company) to monitor and analyze web traffic and can be used to keep track of User behavior.

Log Files

Like many other websites, Apogeo Enterprises, LLC uses log files to help learn about the traffic that comes to this site, mostly when, how, and how often. The information in the log files include:

  • Internet Protocol addresses (IP)
  • Types of browser
  • Internet Service Provider (ISP)
  • Date and time stamp
  • Referring and exit pages
  • Number of clicks

All of this information is not linked to anything that is personally identifiable.

Google Analytics (Google Inc.)

Google Analytics is a web analytics tool that is used to help understand how visitors engage with this website. It reports website trends using cookies and web beacons without identifying individual visitors. You can read the Google Analytics Privacy Policy.

Opting Out of Google Analytics: To prevent your data from being used by Google Analytics, click here for instructions.

Opting Out of Google Advertising: To opt-out of Google interest-based advertising, click here to see your Google ad settings.

Managing contacts and sending messages

This type of service makes it possible to manage a database of email contacts, phone contacts or any other contact information to communicate with the User.

Contact form

Users may choose to receive email updates via Mailerlite by submitting an email address to the email subscription form. The Company uses a secure opt-in subscription system and Apogeo Enterprises, LLC reserves the right to contact subscribers with information related to this website and blog. Subscribers may unsubscribe anytime and every email delivered will contain an “Unsubscribe” link.

When leaving a comment, users must submit a name and email address. To combat spam, the WordPress commenting platform also records the IP address of anyone submitting a comment.

Again, none of this information will be shared with anyone.

Removing Your Data

Your information is stored on a list server that delivers content and messaging. Your information can only be accessed by those who help manage those lists to deliver email to those who agree to receive material from Apogeo Enterprises, LLC.

If you would like to be removed from the email newsletter, you can click the “unsubscribe” link at the bottom of any of my emails or you can simply use the contact form here to ask The Company to remove you.

These services may also collect data concerning the date and time when the message was viewed by the User, as well as when the User interacted with it, such as by clicking on links included in the message.

Personal Data collected: email address and first name. You can read more about Mailerlite and its privacy policy.

Social Media Disclosure

Interaction with external social networks and platforms – sharing buttons.

This type of service allows interaction with social networks or other external platforms directly from the pages of this Application.

The interaction and information obtained through this Application are always subject to the User’s privacy settings for each social network.

This type of service might still collect traffic data for the pages where the service is installed, even when Users do not use it.

Pinterest “Pin it” button and social widgets (Pinterest)

The Pinterest “Pin it” button and social widgets are services allowing interaction with the Pinterest platform provided by Pinterest Inc.

Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.

Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy.

Facebook

As an advertiser on Facebook and through the business and group Facebook pages, Apogeo Fitness may collect content or information from a Facebook user. Such information may be used in the same manner specified in this Privacy Policy. You consent to the collection of such information. Apogeo Fitness abides by Facebook’s Data Use Restrictions.

Any ad data collected, received or derived from our Facebook ad (“Facebook advertising data”) is only shared with someone acting on behalf of the company, such as a service provider. The Company is responsible for ensuring that my service providers protect any Facebook advertising data or any other information obtained from Apogeo Fitness, limit the use of all of that information, and keep it confidential and secure.

Apogeo Fitness does not use Facebook advertising data for any purpose (including retargeting, commingling data across multiple advertisers’ campaigns, or allowing piggybacking or redirecting with tags), except on an aggregate and anonymous basis (unless authorized by Facebook) and only to assess the performance and effectiveness of my Facebook advertising campaigns.

The Company does not use Facebook advertising data, including the targeting criteria for a Facebook ad, to build, append to, edit, influence, or augment user profiles, including profiles associated with any mobile device identifier or other unique identifiers that identify any particular user, browser, computer or device.

The Company does not transfer any Facebook advertising data (including anonymous, aggregate, or derived data) to any ad network, ad exchange, data broker or other advertising or monetization related service.

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Affiliate Disclosure

“Apogeo Enterprises, LLC is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com, amazonsupply.com, or myhabit.com.”

OK, that’s the required language that Amazon says the company has to disclose that we are an affiliate. Here’s what it really means.

You’ll come across links in our articles or on the resources page. Some of these links are affiliate links, which means that we will receive a small commission if you make a purchase.

Those small commissions add up and help support the costs to run the site and provide great content to you.

These commissions do not come as an added expense to you, nor do they influence the products or services that are recommended.

On a personal note, I understand and value to trust that you’ve placed in me, and in Apogeo Enterprises, LLC.  I also understand how fast I can lose that trust by recommending sub-par products and services. What you’ll see on this site are things that I have tried myself.

I sincerely thank you for being a reader of Apogeo Fitness.

–Heather

Updated March 6, 2020

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