Privacy Policy – Updated May 2018

 

The Baran Strategies website is informational only.  We do not ask for any personal information from site visitors, nor is any personal information or data collected in any way.  We are not collecting any data.  You are free to visit any pages.  There are no subscriptions, registrations, user accounts, sign-ins associated with this site. You are anonymous. We do not track anyone ever for any reason.  We do not send out emails, newsletters, marketing materials, transactional information of any kind to site visitors.  Since we do not collect any information / data, there is nothing to share with anyone else, so information is not shared with any third parties or marketers.  This applies whether you visit this site through computers, laptops or mobile devices. 

This website is run by Squarespace.  We have disabled both Squarespace Analytics Cookies and the activity log, so we do not have access to any data analytics of any kind regarding site visitors. To be clear, we are NOT collecting the name of the page that referred you to the website, whether this is your first time visiting, viewing preferences, your user name, IP address, any passwords, etc.  We collect NONE of these.  We collect no financial information, since there is nothing to buy or subscribe to through this site. Nor do we collect any geolocation information.  This website does not use Cookies. There are no ads on this site.  You can’t sign up for SMS services through this site.  We employ no third parties or tracking systems of any kind with regard to this website, except Squarespace which hosts the site. 

Those who want more information about Baran Strategies are free to contact Josh Baran via email or phone.  There are no contacts made through the website.  There is also a Baran Strategies Facebook page where articles related to public relations, marketing and media trends are posted for information only – and those who like or share posts from this Facebook page are also not tracked by Baran Strategies so no information is collected by us.  What Facebook does is another matter which is beyond our control. If you have any concerns about Facebook, please contact them directly (good luck) or discontinue following or posting.   Josh Baran has a personal account on LinkedIn, but he also does not track or collect data from any postings on LinkedIn.  

When you are on the website, you may be directed to other websites that are operated and controlled by third parties that we do not control. We are not responsible for the privacy practices employed by any of these third parties. If you access a third-party website from the website you do so at your own risk, and you understand that this Privacy Policy does not apply to your use of such websites. 

Also, should you visit this website through searching with third party sites or apps - like Google, Bing, Yahoo - we are not responsible for the privacy policy of any of these or similar websites.  Should you visit this site through smartphones, we are not responsible for the privacy policies of your mobile providers or smartphone manufacturers including but not limited to Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, Samsung, Apple, Google, HTC, LG, and many others globally. We also are not responsible for Squarespace's privacy policies and have done everything we can to turn off all analytics, cookies, and data collection of any kind since they host this site.

Here is a link to Squarespace's privacy policies:  https://support.squarespace.com/hc/en-us/articles/360000851908-GDPR-and-Squarespace

Contact us.  If you have any questions or concerns about any aspect of this Privacy Policy, please contact Josh Baran - jcbaran@gmail.com