P R I V A C Y P O L I C Y
The website and its content is owned by Kristen Spears (“Company”,
“we”, or “us”). The term “you” refers to the user or viewer of www.mermaidmovement.online
information, including Personal Data (as defined below) used to access this
Website. We will not use or share your information with anyone except as described
Policy on the Website at any time without notice. In the event of a material change,
we will let you know via email and / or a prominent notice on our Website.
Use of any personal information or contribution that you provide to us, or which is
collected by us on or through our Website or its content is governed by this Privacy
whether or not you have read it.
Information We May Collect
We collect personal information from you so that we can provide you with a positive
experience when utilizing our Website or content. We will only collect the minimum
amount of information necessary for us to fulfill our obligation to you. We may
1. A name and an email address so we can deliver our newsletter to you - you
would be affirmatively consenting to this by providing this to us in our
2. Billing information including name, address and credit card information so
that we can process payment to deliver our products or services to you under
our contractual obligation.
3. A name and an email address if you complete our contact form with a
question. We may send you marketing emails with either your consent or if
we believe we have a legitimate interest to contact you based on your
contact or question.
4. Information from you from a co-branded offer. In this case, we will make
If both / all parties are retaining the information you provide, this will also be
made clear as will links to all privacy policies.
Please note that the information above (“Personal Data”) that you are giving to us
is voluntarily, and by you providing this information to us you are giving consent for
us to use, collect and process this Personal Data. You are welcome to opt-out or
request for us to delete your Personal Data at any point by contacting us at
If you choose not to provide us with certain Personal Data, you may not be able to
participate in certain aspects of our Website or content.
Other Information We May Collect:
Anonymous Data Collection and Use
To maintain our Website’s high quality, we may use your IP address to help
diagnose problems with our server and to administer the Website by
identifying which areas of the Website are most heavily used, and to display
content according to your preferences. Your IP address is the number
assigned to computers connected to the Internet. This is essentially "traffic
data" which cannot personally identify you, but is helpful to us for marketing
purposes and for improving our services. Traffic data collection does not
follow a user’s activities on any other websites in any way. Anonymous traffic
data may also be shared with business partners and advertisers on an
Use of "Cookies"
We may use the standard "cookies" feature of major web browsers. We do
not set any personally identifiable information in cookies, nor do we employ
any data-capture mechanisms on our Website other than cookies. You may
choose to disable cookies through your own web browser’s settings.
However, disabling this function may diminish your experience on our
Website and some features may not work as intended.
What We Do With Information We Collect
We may contact you with information that you provide to us based on these
lawful grounds for processing:
1. Consent. We may contact you if you give us your clear, unambiguous,
affirmative consent to contact you.
2. Contract. We will contact you under our contractual obligation to
deliver goods or services you purchase from us.
3. Legitimate Interest. We may contact you if we feel you have a
legitimate interest in hearing from us. For example, if you sign up for
a webinar, we may send you marketing emails based on the content of
that webinar. You will always have the option to opt out of any of our
We will use the Personal Data you give to us in order to process your
payment for the purchase of goods or services under a contract. We only use
third party payment processors that take the utmost care in securing data
and comply with the GDPR.
Targeted Social Media Advertisements
We may use the data you provide to us to run social media advertisements
and / or create look-alike audiences for advertisements.
Share with Third Parties
We may share your information with trusted third parties such as our
newsletter provider in order to contact you via email, our merchant accounts
to process payments, and Google / social media accounts in order to run
advertisements and our affiliates.
Viewing by Others
Note that whenever you voluntarily make your Personal Data available for viewing
by others online through this Website or its content, it may be seen, collected and
used by others, and therefore, we cannot be responsible for any unauthorized or
improper use of the information that you voluntarily share (i.e., sharing a comment
on a blog post, posting in a Facebook group that we manage, sharing details on a
group coaching call, etc.).
Submission, Storage, Sharing and Transferring of Personal Data
Personal Data that you provide to us is stored internally or through a data
management system. Your Personal Data will only be accessed by those who help
to obtain, manage or store that information, or who have a legitimate need to know
such Personal Data (i.e., our hosting provider, newsletter provider, payment
processors or team members).
It is important to note that we may transfer data internationally. For users in the
European Union, please be aware that we transfer Personal Data outside of the
European Union. By using our Website and providing us with your Personal Data,
We retain your Personal Data for the minimum amount of time necessary to provide
you with the information and / or services that you requested from us. We may
include certain Personal Data for longer periods of time if necessary for legal,
contractual and accounting obligations.
We aim to keep the Personal Data that you share with us confidential. Please note
that we may disclose such information if required to do so by law or in the good-
faith belief that: (1) such action is necessary to protect and defend our rights or
property or those of our users or licensees, (2) to act as immediately necessary in
order to protect the personal safety or rights of our users or the public, or (3) to
To use certain features of the Website or its content, you may need a username
and password. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the
username and password, and you are responsible for all activities, whether by you
or by others, that occur under your username or password and within your account.
We cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to
protect your username, password or account information. If you share your
username or password with others, they may be able to obtain access to your
Personal Data at your own risk.
You agree to notify us immediately of any unauthorized or improper use of your
username or password or any other breach of security. To help protect against
unauthorized or improper use, make sure that you log out at the end of each
session requiring your username and password.
We will use our best efforts to keep your username and password(s) private and
will not otherwise share your password(s) without your consent, except as
necessary when the law requires it or in the good faith belief that such action is
necessary, particularly when disclosure is necessary to identify, contact or bring
legal action against someone who may be causing injury to others or interfering
with our rights or property.
How You Can Access, Update or Delete Your Personal Data
You have the right to:
1. Request information about how your Personal Data is being used and request
a copy of what Personal Data we use.
2. Restrict processing if you think the Personal Data is not accurate, unlawful,
or no longer needed.
3. Rectify or erase Personal Data and receive confirmation of the rectification or
erasure. (You have the “right to be forgotten”).
4. Withdraw your consent at any time to the processing of your Personal Data.
5. Lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority if you feel we are using your
Personal Data unlawfully.
6. Receive Personal Data portability and transference to another controller
without our hinderance.
7. Object to our use of your Personal Data.
8. Not be subject to an automated decision based solely on automatic
processing, including profiling, which legally or significantly affects you.
You may unsubscribe from our e-newsletters or updates at any time through the
unsubscribe link at the footer of all email communications. If you have questions or
are experiencing problems unsubscribing, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We take commercially reasonable steps to protect the Personal Data you provide to
us from misuse, disclosure or unauthorized access. We only share your Personal
Data with trusted third parties who use the same level of care in processing your
Personal Data. That being said, we cannot guarantee that your Personal Data will
always be secure due to technology or security breaches. Should there be a data
breach of which we are aware, we will inform you immediately.
We have a no spam policy and provide you with the ability to opt-out of our
communications by selecting the unsubscribe link at the footer of all e-mails. We
have taken the necessary steps to ensure that we are compliant with the CAN-
SPAM Act of 2003 by never sending out misleading information. We will not sell,
rent or share your email address.
Third Party Websites
We may link to other websites on our Website. We have no responsibility or liability
for the content and activities of any other individual, company or entity whose
website or materials may be linked to our Website or its content, and thus we
cannot be held liable for the privacy of the information on their website or that you
voluntarily share with their website. Please review their privacy policies for
guidelines as to how they respectively store, use and protect the privacy of your
Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance
We do not collect any information from anyone under 18 years of age in compliance
with COPPA (Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act) and the GDPR (General Data
Protection Regulation of the EU). Our Website and its content is directed to
individuals who are at least 18 years old or older.
Notification of Changes
We may use your Personal Data, such as your contact information, to inform you of
changes to the Website or its content, or, if requested, to send you additional
information about us. We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to change,
time. Such changes and/or modifications shall become effective immediately upon
Continued use of any of information obtained through or on the Website or its
content following the posting of changes and/or modifications constituted
Data Controller and Processors
We are the data controllers as we are collecting and using your Personal Data. We
use trusted third parties as our data processors for technical and organizational
purposes, including for payments and email marketing. We use reasonable efforts
to make sure our data processors are GDPR- compliant.
Last Updated: May 2018