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Privacy Policy

This privacy policy has been compiled to better serve those who are concerned with how their ‘Personally Identifiable Information’ (PII) is being used online. PII, as described in US privacy law and information security, is information that can be used on its own or with other information to identify, contact or locate a single person, or to identify an individual in context. Please read our privacy policy carefully to get a clear understanding of how we collect, use, protect or otherwise handle your Personally Identifiable Information in accordance with our website.

What personal information do we collect from the people that visit our blog, website or app?

When ordering or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your name, email address or other details to help you with your experience.

When do we collect information?

We collect information from you when you register on our site, place an order, subscribe to a newsletter, fill out a form or enter information on our site.

How do we use your information?

We may use the information we collect from you when you register, make a purchase, sign up for our newsletter, respond to a survey or marketing communication, or use certain other site features in the following ways:

  • To personalize your experience and to allow us to deliver the type of content and product offerings in which you are most interested
  • To allow us to better service you in responding to your customer service requests
  • To quickly process your transactions
  • To send periodic emails regarding your order or other products and services

How do we protect your information?

Our website is scanned on a regular basis for security holes and known vulnerabilities in order to make your visit to our site as safe as possible.

We use regular Malware Scanning.

Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. In addition, all sensitive/credit information you supply is encrypted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.

We implement a variety of security measures when a user places an order enters, submits, or accesses their information to maintain the safety of your personal information.

All transactions are processed through a gateway provider and are not stored or processed on our servers.

Do we use ‘cookies’?

We do not use cookies for tracking purposes.

You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser settings. Since browser is a little different, look at your browser’s Help Menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.

Third-party disclosure

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your Personally Identifiable Information.

Third-party links

Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third-party products or services on our website. These third-party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We, therefore, have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.

Google

Google’s advertising requirements can be summed up by Google’s Advertising Principles. They are put in place to provide a positive experience for users. https://support.google.com/adwordspolicy/answer/1316548?hl=en

We have not enabled Google AdSense on our site, and do not foresee doing so in the near future.

California Online Privacy Protection Act

CalOPPA is the first state law in the nation to require commercial websites and online services to post a privacy policy. The law’s reach stretches well beyond California to require any person or company in the United States (and conceivably the world) that operates websites collecting Personally Identifiable Information from California consumers to post a conspicuous privacy policy on its website stating exactly the information being collected and those individuals or companies with whom it is being shared. – See more at: http://consumercal.org/california-online-privacy-protection-act-caloppa/#sthash.0FdRbT51.dpuf

According to CalOPPA, we agree to the following:

Users can visit our site anonymously.

Once this privacy policy is created, we will add a link to it on our home page or as a minimum, on the first significant page after entering our website.

Our Privacy Policy link includes the word ‘Privacy’ and can easily be found on the page specified above.

You will be notified of any Privacy Policy changes:

  • On our Privacy Policy Page

Can change your personal information:

  • By emailing us
  • By calling us

How does our site handle Do Not Track signals?

We honor Do Not Track signals and Do Not Track, plant cookies, or use advertising when a Do Not Track (DNT) browser mechanism is in place.

Does our site allow third-party behavioral tracking?

It’s also important to note that we do not allow third-party behavioral tracking

COPPA (Children Online Privacy Protection Act)

When it comes to the collection of personal information from children under the age of 13 years old, the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) puts parents in control. The Federal Trade Commission, United States’ consumer protection agency, enforces the COPPA Rule, which spells out what operators of websites and online services must do to protect children’s privacy and safety online.

We do not specifically market to children under the age of 13 years old.

Fair Information Practices

The Fair Information Practices Principles form the backbone of privacy law in the United States and the concepts they include have played a significant role in the development of data protection laws around the globe. Understanding the Fair Information Practice Principles and how they should be implemented is critical to comply with the various privacy laws that protect personal information.

In order to be in line with Fair Information Practices we will take the following responsive action, should a data breach occur:

We will notify you via email

  • Within 7 business days

We also agree to the Individual Redress Principle which requires that individuals have the right to legally pursue enforceable rights against data collectors and processors who fail to adhere to the law. This principle requires not only that individuals have enforceable rights against data users, but also that individuals have recourse to courts or government agencies to investigate and/or prosecute non-compliance by data processors.

CAN SPAM Act

The CAN-SPAM Act is a law that sets the rules for commercial email, establishes requirements for commercial messages, gives recipients the right to have emails stopped from being sent to them, and spells out tough penalties for violations.

We collect your email address in order to:

  • Send information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions
  • Process orders and to send information and updates pertaining to orders.
  • Send you additional information related to your product and/or service
  • Market to our mailing list or continue to send emails to our clients after the original transaction has occurred.

To be in accordance with CANSPAM, we agree to the following:

  • Not use false or misleading subjects or email addresses.
  • Identify the message as an advertisement in some reasonable way.
  • Honor opt-out/unsubscribe requests quickly.
  • Allow users to unsubscribe by using the link at the bottom of each email.

If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails:

  • Follow the instructions at the bottom of each email, and we will promptly remove you from ALL correspondence.

Contacting UsIf there are any questions regarding this privacy policy, you may contact us using the information below.

www.wideawakebusiness.com
2945 Bell Road #135
Auburn, CA 95603
Placer County

Nicole Anderson is the owner and CEO of MEND, a human resources solutions firm and President of MEND Recruiting based in West Palm Beach, Florida. MEND has an impressive client list that includes a Fortune 500 company and a zoo, as well as companies in the manufacturing, distribution, geriatrics, medical, and technology industries. Before founding MEND in 2017, Nicole held corporate leadership positions in the legal, retail, and manufacturing industries. Nicole received a Bachelor of Business Administration in Human Resources Management from American InterContinental University in Weston, Florida. Nicole has been featured in Forbes, Thrive Global, SHRM Online, and is a CBS, NBC, and ABC expert in Human Resources and Employment.

Tracy B. came to appreciate the reality of Medicare first-hand as she was caring for her 88 year-old father. After his passing, she founded Ask Tracy B. to guide others through the Medicare maze. She specifically works with those turning 65 or coming off group insurance plans and partners with home health care management agencies as their in-house Medicare mentor. Her team of licensed agents represents over 40 insurance companies covering 31 states.

Sheryl J. Cherico is owner and CEO of Tier3 MD. She is considered one of the top healthcare IT consultants in the country. After a career in medical billing, AR collections, and practice workflow for a Thoracic surgery group, she moved into software support for medical practices, including managing the Y2K upgrades for the network division of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia, for which she received the President’s Award at BCBS of GA. In 2005, Sheryl and her partner, Steve Platnick, created Tier3 MD. She serves on the Board of Directors for the Georgia Breast Cancer Coalition Fund, and is also a Board member of Lifeline Animal Project. She is a Captain for the Superbowl Host Committee to help showcase Atlanta at Superbowl 53. She is a 4 time Woman of the Year Nominee for Women in Technology (WIT). She is married with one daughter.

Sheril Jalm is a Financial Advisor who focuses on women executives and entrepreneurs. She educates women about the rewards of financial investing through her gentle, friendly “4C’s” approach: conversations, connections, clarity and confidence. Prior to becoming a Financial Advisor, Sheril had a successful 20-year career in auditing, accounting, and information security working for Fortune 500 companies. She decided on a career change in 2012 to leverage the knowledge she acquired in those positions to help others.

Sue Thompson is known as America’s Financial Management Expert. Her message evolved over 30 years working in banking and finance and as a Business Owner. In her accounting business Sue has helped hundreds of people manage their money, eliminate debt, and build their businesses and their lives to create less stress and more financial freedom. She is a sought-after speaker and seminar leader. Sue has helped hundreds of people manage their money, eliminate debt, reduce stress, and create more financial and personal freedom.

Wulstein Financial Services works with you to develop the effective financial services you need to keep your business running smoothly. Our team of CPAs, bookkeepers, accountants and tax planners serve as your complete accounting and finance department, offering the same responsiveness and efficiency as an in-house team. And our unique tax-reduction methodology will dramatically reduce your taxes – legally. Our skilled CPAs apply every page of the tax code. Most tax companies only “look back” at the past year, while we also “look forward” with entity structure planning to ensure maximum legal tax reduction.

Chris Williams is Co-Founder of Wide Awake Business and the Lead Her Up women’s leadership community. Since 2008, nearly 6,000 business owners have relied on her sales and marketing expertise to boost their sales by more than $538 M. After earning a degree in Marketing from the University of Oregon, Chris joined Xerox Corporation. In her 13 years with the company, Chris trained more than 1,000 sales representatives, successfully launched 48 new products, and led her team to the prestigious Malcolm Baldridge Certification. As a sought-after speaker, business coach, and best-selling co-author of Customers are the Answer to Everything and Customertopia, Chris applies the sales systems and strategies she developed in her corporate career to create easier, simpler and more profitable businesses in a wide range of industries around the globe.

Martha Hanlon is Co-Founder of Wide Awake Business and the Lead Her Up women’s leadership community. She devises business plans that get and keep customers and create easier, simpler and more profitable businesses. Martha has an MBA from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. In her corporate career, she led product management and marketing divisions for AT&T, British Telecom and MCI. She is a sought-after writer, speaker and trainer. Martha is the primary author of Money-Making Marketing, and best-selling co-author of Customers are the Answer to Everything and Customertopia. She was a founding board member for Vetrazzo LLC, and has served as a founding director for the Bay Area Women’s Sports Initiative, and former Chair of the Electronic Messaging Association (EMA).

Wendy Watkins is a Master Coach for Wide Awake Business. As a business coach and speaker, she works with ambitious business owners who are called to do and be more with their business, but who are not quite clear on how to achieve this lofty goal. Wendy teaches a Mind-Body-Business approach to building a juicy, successful and sustainable company. Wendy was one of the first million-dollar sales women for Aveda and is the author of The Joy Factor Recipe Book – A Common Sense Approach to a Delicious Life.

Dr. Karen Y. Wilson-Starks, President of TRANSLEADERSHIP, INC.®, has more than 30 years of experience as a trusted advisor for executives in corporations, the US Military and Federal Government, and non-profit leaders in faith-based organizations and foundations. She is the host of The Voice of Leadership podcast, and author of Lead Yourself First: The Senior Leader’s Guide to Engaging Your People for Greater Performance and Impact. Dr. Karen served as the Chief of the Psychology Service for the Exceptional Family Member Program in Frankfurt, Germany; and as the Chief Assessor and a Senior Program Associate for the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL) in Colorado Springs. She is a senior on-call faculty member of CCL where she continues to provide executive education, coaching, and other services to senior level clients.

Licia Berry is a women’s leadership expert and four-time best-selling author. Her most recent work is the #1 International Bestseller, I Am Her Daughter - the Healing Path to a Woman's Power (2016). She is an agent of change through her writing, art, speaking, and facilitation. Licia has a twenty-five-plus-year career in education, spanning public schools, state agencies, non-profits, and private practice. She combines wisdom from the fields of neurodiversity, psychology, philosophy, neurosciences, indigenous medicine, fine art and learning styles in her work. Licia works to show women how to transcend their experiences to achieve physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual wholeness. Her primary work is in accessing ancestral memory for the purposes of healing ancestral trauma, creatively, shamanically, and neurobiologically.

Marcella Scherer is a certified image consultant with over 30 years’ experience in working with businesses, CEO’s, high level entrepreneurs, celebrities and speakers to polish their image and define their personal brand. She is a sought-after professional speaker, coach, corporate trainer and #1 Amazon bestselling author. Marcella has been featured on CNN, NBC News, Channel 12, ESPN, Kiplinger’s Report and the Palm Beach Post. She has built a team of over 7000 women and developed 18 high level leaders to multiple 7- figure businesses.

Andrea Feinberg partners with growth-focused, independence-driven business owners to radically accelerate revenue with a well-run business that contributes to a happy, abundant life. She has more than 25 years’ experience helping clients achieve and exceed goals. She is a graduate of New York University’s Stern School of Business (Marketing), Coach University's 3-year advanced training program and a founding member of Coachville, the world's largest coach-training body. Andrea is a Certified Strategic Business Leadership Coach, Certified Facilitator-Coach, Certified Professional Behavioral Analyst, Certified Professional Speaker and Certified Emotional Intelligence Mentor through EQ Mentor. Andrea is proud to have had a measurable, positive impact on over 1,000 business owners.

Marnie Giorgi is the owner of Giorgi Enterprises, LLC. Marnie is a sales expert and business development specialist with over 4 years’ experience guiding small businesses to greater visibility and increased revenues. Marnie has served as the Executive Assistant for Wide Awake Business since 2017 and especially enjoys working with the Lead Her Up Community.

Ruth began her career as a Dentist in private practice. Shortly after she took out a loan for a new office space, her third child was born of a traumatic birth process which left her daughter fighting for her life. Ruth designed a process to cut her hours in the office by 50%, grow her annual revenue to service her financial responsibilities, and still care for her Special Needs child. This process of reducing her hours while growing her revenue and profits became a sought-after Business Model. Ruth founded Shoreline Strategies in 2007 to mentor professionals in private practice and other business owners, guiding them as they establish a Client-Centered Culture, hire and retain the right Team Members, and create a Self-Directed Business Environment that runs itself.

Dafna Michaelson Jenet is the President and co-founder of the Journey Institute. Founded after her 2009 journey to all 50 states in one year, she continues the mission of community building and problem solving. Her book “It takes a little crazy to make a difference” won the 2015 International Book Award in the Social Change category.

The Journey Institute’s marquis event is TEDxCherryCreekWomen. Michaelson Jenet is in her 11th year curating TEDx events in Denver seeking to elevate the ideas worth sharing of women who had been traditionally underrepresented on the TED platform. In 2021 the Journey Institute launched Journey Institute Press, a non profit publishing model.

In the 2021 legislative session, Dafna passed a first in the nation law bringing true parity to mental health by requiring insurers in Colorado to offer free annual mental wellness exams akin to a physical. She was recognized for her work in 2021 by the Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce as a Top 25 Most powerful women in business honoree. Dafna holds an MBA from the University of Denver’s Daniels College of Business. She and her husband have three children: Eytan and Gavriella Michaelson and Ryan Jenet, an active-duty U.S. Marine.

Tracy B. came to appreciate the reality of Medicare first-hand as she was caring for her 88 year-old father. After his passing, she founded Ask Tracy B. to guide others through the Medicare maze. She specifically works with those turning 65 or coming off group insurance plans and partners with home health care management agencies as their in-house Medicare mentor. Her team of licensed agents represents over 40 insurance companies covering 31 states.

Carrie Burggraf is a geriatric physician's assistant, certified geriatric care manager, and technical writer, bringing all her skills to her position as Business Consultant for Wide Awake Business. She is passionate about whatever brings each person's greatest self to the world. This shows up in her work as a business consultant, specializing in sales analysis, as well as training and mentoring in the field for professional sales teams and selling service teams. Carrie and the diverse team of business consultants at Wide Awake Business empower small to medium-sized business owners and leaders so they build easier, simpler, and more profitable businesses.