Here we describe the privacy practices for our website, which will answer questions regarding the data we collect, how we use it, and the controls we give you over your information.
We collect the following personal information from you on the U.S. Catfish website forms.
First and Last name
By entering this information, you are providing personal information that will be used by U.S. Catfish for the sole purpose of returning your contact request.
If you choose to subscribe to our action updates, you will receive those updates, announcements and occasional promotional information via email. At the time you subscribe or any time thereafter, you can choose to opt-out of receiving these emails from us.
Passive Information We Collect
Like many other websites, we also automatically collect and log other non-identifying information when you interact with the U.S. Catfish website:
Device data. We collect data from the device and application you use to access the U.S. Catfish website, such as your Internet protocol (IP) addresses, operating system, device type, browser type and timestamps.
Usage data. We collect usage data that may include which U.S. Catfish web pages you visit, what you click on, when you performed those actions, and so on. Emails sent by U.S. Catfish collect information about who opened those emails and clicked on links in them. We do this to measure the performance of the U.S. Catfish email messaging and to monitor and improve email deliverability and open rates.
(i) to comply with valid legal requirements such as a law, regulation, search warrant, subpoena or court order.
(ii) in special cases, such as a physical threat to you or others. In the event that we are legally compelled to disclose your Personally Identifiable Information to a third party, we will attempt to notify you unless doing so would violate the law or court order. In addition, we may disclose Personal Information as described in this policy.
You may ask us at any time for information about any personal data we hold about you. You can ask us to correct any of your personal data, and you may also ask us to permanently delete that information from our databases. We will complete this request within 30 days of the initial request for information being received. Please fill out the contact us form to start this process. If you need further assistance regarding your rights, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org, and we will consider your request in accordance with applicable laws.
Most browsers allow you to control cookies through their settings preferences. Here is a list of cookies used by U.S. Catfish. Note: the names of cookies, pixels, and other technologies may change over time.
_gaUsed to distinguish users. 2 years https://www.google.com/analytics/terms/us.html
_gidUsed to distinguish users. 24 hours https://www.google.com/analytics/terms/us.html
_gat If Google Analytics is deployed via Google Tag Manager, this cookie will be named _dc_gtm_<property-id. Used to throttle request rate. 1 minute https://www.google.com/analytics/terms/us.html
AMP_TOKEN Contains a token that can be used to retrieve a Client ID from AMP Client ID service. Other possible values indicate opt-out, inflight request or an error retrieving a Client ID from AMP Client ID service. 30 seconds to 1 year https://www.google.com/analytics/terms/us.html
_gac_<property-id> Contains campaign related information for the user. If you have linked your Google Analytics and Google Ads accounts, Google Ads website conversion tags will read this cookie unless you opt-out. 90 days https://www.google.com/analytics/terms/us.html The Catfish Institute A container tag that houses tracking pixels. No Expiration https://www.sizmek.com/privacy-policy/optedout/
For further details, please see the ‘about Hotjar’ section of Hotjar’s support site.
If you would like to access, correct, amend or delete any personal information we have about you, you are invited to contact us using the information below:
The Catfish Institute
Roger Barlow, President
6311 Ridgewood Rd, Ste.W404
Jackson, MS 39211