Protecting your private information is our priority. This Privacy Policy applies to https://themotivationbug.com and The Motivation Bug and governs data collection and usage. For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, unless otherwise noted, all references to The Motivation Bug include https://themotivationbug.com. The Motivation Bug website is a motivation site. By using The Motivation Bug website, you consent to data practices described in this statement.

Collection of Personal Information

In order to better provide you with products and services offered on my site, The Motivation Bug may collect personally identifiable information, such as your:

  • First and Last Name
  • Mailing Address
  • E-mail Address
  • Phone Number

If you purchase any products or services from The Motivation Bug, your billing and credit card information will be collected through Stripe and PayPal. This information is used to complete the purchase transaction. We do not collect any personal information about you unless you voluntarily provide it to us. However, you may be required to provide certain personal information to us when you elect to use certain products or services available on this site.
These may include:

  • Registering for an account on my site
  • Entering a sweepstake or contest sponsored by me or one of my partners
  • Signing up for special offers form selected third parties
  • Sending us an email message
  • Submitting your credit card or other payment information when ordering and purchasing products and services on my site

We will use your information for, but not limited to, communicating with you in relation to services and/or products you have requested from us. We also may gather additional person or non-personal information in the future.

Use of Personal Information

The Motivation Bug collects and uses your personal information to operate its website(s) and deliver the services you have requested. The Motivation Bug may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from The Motivation Bug and its affiliates.

Sharing Information With Third Parties

The Motivation Bug does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. The Motivation Bug may share data with trusted partners to help perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to The Motivation Bug, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

The Motivation Bug may disclose your personal information, without notice, if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:

  • Conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on The Motivation Bug site
  • Protect and defend the rights or property of The Motivation Bug and/or
    Act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of The Motivation Bug, or the public

Tracking User Behavior

The Motivation Bug may keep track of the websites and pages our users visit within The Motivation Bug, in order to determine what The Motivation Bug services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within The Motivation Bug to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

Automatically Collect Information

Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by The Motivation Bug. This information can include:

  • Your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses

This information is used for the operation of the services, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of The Motivation Bug website.

Use of Cookies

The Motivation Bug website may use “cookies” to help your personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run the programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you. One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of cookie is to tell the Web Server that you have returned to a specific page.

For example, if you personalize The Motivation Bug pages or register with The Motivation Bug site or services, a cookie helps The Motivation Bug to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on.

When you return to the same The Motivation Bug website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use The Motivation Bug features that you customize. You have the ability to accept or decline cookies.

Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive feature of The Motivation Bug services or websites you visit.

Security of Your Personal Information

The Motivation Bug secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. The Motivation Bug uses the following methods for this purpose:

  • SSL Protocol
  • PayPal and Stripe Services

When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol. We strive to take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or alteration of your personal information.

Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure.

As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, you acknowledge that:

  • There are security and privacy limitations inherent to the Internet which are beyond our control
  • Security, integrity, and privacy of any and all information and data exchange between you and us through this site cannot be guaranteed

Children Under Thirteen

The Motivation Bug does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen. If you are under the age of thirteen, you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to use this website.

Email Communication

From time to time, The Motivation Bug may contact you via email for the purposes of providing announcements, promotional offers, alerts, confirmations, surveys and/or other general communication. If you would like to stop receiving marketing or promotional communications via email from The Motivation Bug, you may opt-out of such communications by clicking the unsubscribe button at the bottom of any email sent by The Motivation Bug.

Changes To This Privacy Policy

The Motivation Bug reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you about significant changes in the way we treat personal information by sending a notice to the primary email address specified in your account, by placing a prominent notice on our site, and/or by updating any privacy information on this page.

Your continued use of The Motivation Bug site, products, and/or services available through this site after such modifications will constitute your:

  • Acknowledgement of the modified Privacy Policy
  • Agreement to abide and be bound by that Policy

Contact Information

The Motivation Bug welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Privacy Policy. If you believe that The Motivation Bug has not adhered to this Statement, please The Motivation Bug at info@themotivationbug.com.

Effective as of June 1, 2020.