OUR PRIVACY POLICY

At Profound, accessible from profoundco.com, one of our main priorities is the privacy of our visitors. This Privacy Policy document contains types of information that is collected and recorded by Profound and how we use it.

If you have additional questions or require more information about our Privacy Policy, do not hesitate to contact us at info@profoundco.com.

Log Files

Profound follows a standard procedure of using log files. These files log visitors when they visit websites. All hosting companies do this and a part of hosting services' analytics. The information collected by log files include internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date and time stamp, referring/exit pages, and possibly the number of clicks. These are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable. The purpose of the information is for analyzing trends, administering the site, tracking users' movement on the website, and gathering demographic information. 

Cookies and Web Beacons

Like any other website, Profound uses 'cookies'. These cookies are used to store information including visitors' preferences, and the pages on the website that the visitor accessed or visited. The information is used to optimize the users' experience by customizing our web page content based on visitors' browser type and/or other information.

Cookies are small bits of data (information) stored as plain text files on a user's computer through the website browser. Cookies are also called HTTP Cookies because they can be transmitted only through HTTP.

Cookies are necessary so that most websites work properly. A basic website can function without serving cookies, but most websites need some cookies stored on the user's computer so that the website remembers the user's language preference and other preferences.

Cookies are created and stored on the user's computer when the user's browser loads a particular website. The website sends information to the browser which then creates a text file, known as a "cookie". Every time the user goes back to the same website, the browser retrieves and sends this "cookie" file to the website.

Types of Cookies

There are multiple types or categories of cookies:

Session Cookies

Session Cookies are temporary cookies stored in the user's browser memory just until the browser is closed. When the browser is closed, these cookies are deleted.

Persistent Cookies

Persistent Cookies are cookies that have an expiration cookies.

How to Disable Cookies on Chrome

To disable cookies on Chrome, please follow these instructions:

  1. Open Chrome
  2. Click More and then click Settings
  3. Click Advanced
  4. Click Site Settings under the "Privacy and Settings" tab
  5. Clikc Cookies

How to Disable Cookies on Safari

To disable cookies on Safari, please follow these instructions:

  1. Open Safari
  2. Click the Safari Menu and then click Preferences
  3. Click on the Privacy tab
  4. Choose Block cookies so that you can block cookies

How to Disable Cookies on Edge

To disable cookies on Edge, please follow these instructions:

  1. Open Microsoft Edge
  2. Click the More menu and then click Settings
  3. Click View Advanced Settings
  4. Click the Cookies item
  5. Select Block All Cookies

How to Disable Cookies on Opera

To disable cookies on Firefox, please follow these instructions:

  1. Open Opera
  2. Click the Open Menu and go to Settings
  3. Click Preferences
  4. Select the Advanced tab
  5. Select "Never accept cookies" at the "Cookies" item

How to Disable Cookies on Safari mobile

To disable cookies on Firefox, please follow these instructions:

  1. Open Opera
  2. Click the Open Menu and go to Settings
  3. Click Preferences
  4. Select the Advanced tab
  5. Select "Never accept cookies" at the "Cookies" item

Privacy Policies

You may consult this list to find the Privacy Policy for each of the advertising partners of Profound.

Third-party ad servers or ad networks uses technologies like cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons that are used in their respective advertisements and links that appear on Profound, which are sent directly to users' browser. They automatically receive your IP address when this occurs. These technologies are used to measure the effectiveness of their advertising campaigns and/or to personalize the advertising content that you see on websites that you visit.

Note that Profound has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.

Third Party Privacy Policies

Profound's Privacy Policy does not apply to other advertisers or websites. Thus, we are advising you to consult the respective Privacy Policies of these third-party ad servers for more detailed information. It may include their practices and instructions about how to opt-out of certain options.

You can choose to disable cookies through your individual browser options. To know more detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers, it can be found at the browsers' respective websites. What Are Cookies?

Children's Information

Another part of our priority is adding protection for children while using the internet. We encourage parents and guardians to observe, participate in, and/or monitor and guide their online activity.

Profound does not knowingly collect any Personal Identifiable Information from children under the age of 13. If you think that your child provided this kind of information on our website, we strongly encourage you to contact us immediately and we will do our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.

Online Privacy Policy Only

This Privacy Policy applies only to our online activities and is valid for visitors to our website with regards to the information that they shared and/or collect in Profound. This policy is not applicable to any information collected offline or via channels other than this website.

Text Messages 

By using the Sites and providing your mobile phone number, you hereby consent to receive autodialed and/or pre-recorded telemarketing calls and text messages from or on behalf of us at the mobile number that you provide at sign-up. You understand that consent to receiving messages on your mobile device is not a condition of purchase and understand that message and data rates may apply. Additionally, should you choose to stop receiving such messages, please contact info@profoundco.com directly or reply STOP to a text messages once it is received. However, you hereby consent to receiving a confirmatory message in response to your STOP request.

California Privacy Rights

California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits our visitors who are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal data to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please contact us at: info@profoundco.com

Consent

By using our website, you hereby consent to our Privacy Policy and agree to its Terms and Conditions.