Effective Date: July 17, 2023
Collection and Use of Information:
We utilize Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, to collect certain information about your interaction with our website. Google Analytics employs cookies, which are small text files stored on your device, to analyze website usage. The information gathered through Google Analytics includes:
IP address: This is used to determine the general geographic location of visitors.
Browser type and version: This information helps us optimize the website for compatibility.
Operating system: We analyze this data to ensure a seamless user experience across different platforms.
Referring website or source: We track the source from which you accessed our website.
Pages visited and time spent on each page: This information helps us understand which content is most engaging to our visitors.
Interactions with website features and content: We analyze how users engage with our website to enhance its usability.
Please note that we do not collect personally identifiable information (PII) such as names, addresses, email addresses, or other contact details through Google Analytics.
Google Analytics Cookies:
_ga: This cookie is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated identifier. It expires after two years.
_gid: This cookie is employed to distinguish users within a single browsing session. It expires after 24 hours.
Opting Out of Google Analytics:
You have the option to prevent Google Analytics from collecting your information by disabling cookies through your web browser settings. Additionally, you can install the Google Analytics Opt-Out Browser Add-on, which provides further control over the data collected by Google Analytics.
Data Retention and Security:
We retain the information collected through Google Analytics for a limited period necessary for analytical purposes. We implement appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure, or destruction of the collected data.
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer personal information collected through Google Analytics to third parties. However, aggregated and anonymized data may be shared with service providers, partners, or other third parties for analytical purposes.
Your CCPA Rights:
As a California resident, you have specific rights under the CCPA regarding your personal information. These rights include:
- The right to know what personal information we collect and how it is used.
- The right to request the deletion of your personal information, subject to legal obligations and exceptions.
- The right to opt-out of the sale of your personal information, which does not apply in our case.
- To exercise your rights or seek more information, please contact us using the details provided in Section 8.
Bradford Soap Works
200 Providence St.
West Warwick, RI 02893