Hopefully you will find the information here both useful and interesting. We try to provide an unbiased summary about all the things that we write about. We can’t over emphasize safety first! When in doubt you should contact a licensed and trained individual or company. Remember to always check the manufacturers website and/or datasheet to make sure that you have the most current and accurate information.
Effective August 27, 2016
FixMySeptic.com is an informational website committed to complying with responsible business and data management practices. Protecting the privacy and security of consumers’ information is very important to us. Our website serves the following functions:
- provides consumers with information about septic systems;
- provides a means by which consumers may submit questions regarding septic systems;
- provides information by suppliers regarding septic system components; and
- contains password-protected subscriber accounts required for contributing or commenting.
Personal Information Collected on this Website
No personal information is collected on this website from consumers who browse for information or who comment on our website.
The only personal information collected on this website is gathered on our “login” forms. In the consumer form, fields are provided so that users can submit questions or comments and provide contact information including name, email address, and phone number. We collect this personal information so that we can respond to these inquiries, comments, and questions. We may share information submitted by consumers with member companies or other third parties to help resolve users’ questions. We also may disclose your personal information if required to do so by law, including by search warrant, subpoena, or court order. However, we may be unable to respond or take appropriate action if your information is incomplete.
As discussed below, we also collect non-personally identifiable information on this website. However, we do not merge any of the personal information collected via our contact form with anonymous data collected on our website.
Non-Personally Identifiable Data Collected on this Website
We collect and store in server logs non-personally identifiable information, including but not limited to browser type, IP address, operating system, the date and time of visits, the pages visited on the site, time spent viewing the site, and return visits to the site. We also use Google Analytics, a service that records non-personally identifiable data such as browser type, operating system, the date and time of a visit, where visitors came from, the pages visited on this website, the time spent viewing site, where visitors went when they left the site, and return visits to the site.
We aggregate this non-personally identifiable data to better understand how visitors use our site, and to help manage, maintain, and report on use of our website. We store IP addresses for fraud detection and prevention purposes.
We may share this non-personally identifiable data with third parties for the limited purpose of reporting on use of our website, or to comply with applicable law. We also may share this data with our service providers. We do not rent, sell or share any non-personally identifiable data collected on this website with third parties for marketing purposes.
If you login to the members-only section of our site, we set a cookie with a randomly-generated anonymous identifier to allow you to navigate those pages
We also serve cookies to help us anonymously track web traffic, as described above.
Third Party Content, Links, and Plug-ins
This site contains links to other websites not owned by FixMySeptic.com. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of those, or any other, sites. If you have questions about how those websites collect and use data, you should carefully read those sites’ privacy policies.