Privacy & Cookie Policy

Last Updated: May 3rd, 2024

Rare Parenting Inc. (“Rare Parenting”, “we”, “us”, and “our”), a Delaware corporation with a principal mailing address of 954 Lexington Avenue, #1062, New York, NY, USA and privacy contact email dataprivacy@rareparenting.com, is committed to respecting and protecting your privacy. This Privacy Policy (the “Policy”) applies to our collection and use of personal information through our website, located at www.rareparenting.com (the “Site”).

Information we may collect about you

Personal information is information that identifies you as an individual or relates to an identifiable individual. We may collect and process the following personal information about you: Contact information (such as name, email address, mailing address) that you provide by completing forms on the Site; Payment information (such as credit card information); The content of any communications that you send to us; Information described to you at the point of collection or pursuant to your consent. By providing your personal information to us via the Site, you agree to the terms of this Privacy Statement. If you choose not to provide personal information, we may not be able to provide you with the requested services.

How we use your personal information

Subject to applicable data protection laws, we may use your personal information for the following purposes: to provide you with the services and information offered through the Site, including processing any orders from Rare Parenting; to contact you and respond to your requests and inquiries; for business administration purposes; to send you newsletters regarding the Rare Parenting and relevant scientific updates; for fraud prevention and detection and to comply with applicable laws, regulations or codes of practice.

Sharing of your personal information

We may use selected third parties to provide us with services, including companies that provide us with technical support and assistance in respect of the Site, who may have access to your personal information while performing services on our behalf. Similarly, we may share your personal information as required or permitted by law to comply with a subpoena or similar legal process or government request, or when we believe in good faith that disclosure is legally required or otherwise necessary to protect our rights and property, or the rights, property or safety of others, including to advisers, law enforcement, judicial and regulatory authorities. We may also transfer your personal information to a third party in the event of any reorganization, merger, sale, joint venture, assignment, transfer or other disposition of all or any portion of our business, assets, or shares (including in connection with any bankruptcy or similar proceedings).

Comment Sections

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

Affiliate Disclosure

Rare Parenting is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn fees by advertising and/or linking to Amazon.com.

In purchasing via a link on our site, we earn commissions for qualifying purchases. There is no cost to you, which means the price of the item does not change based on our earnings. Instead, Amazon attributes a small fraction of the price to us. We use these earnings to run and operate Rare Parenting.

Rare Parenting does not accept free products or services in exchange for mentioning them on the site.

Communication from us

We may periodically send you e-mails to provide information about us, to disseminate content from our Site, and other related information. If applicable law requires it, we will obtain your consent before sending such emails. If you wish to stop receiving all communications or only certain types of communications from us, you can contact us at newsletters@rareparenting.com.

You should always use caution when transmitting personal information over the Internet.

Cookies and other similar technologies

Our Site uses cookies to give you the best online experience. By using the Site without changing your cookie settings, you agree to our use of cookies. If you elect to block cookies, please note that you may not be able to take full advantage of the features and functions of the Site. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, please visit www.allaboutcookies.org.

We automatically collect basic technical information from all visitors to the Site. We collect technical information during your visit to the Site through our automatic data collection tools, which may include cookies and other similar technologies. Cookies and similar technologies may also be used by our online data partners or vendors to associate these activities with other personal information they or others have about you, including by association with your email or home address. We (or service providers on our behalf) may then send communications and marketing to these email or home addresses. You may opt out of receiving this advertising by visiting https://app.retention.com/optout.

If you leave a comment on our site, you may opt-in to saving your name, email address, and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Third parties may place and read cookies on your browser or use web beacons to collect information as a result of ad serving on the Site. To understand how this works with our partner, Google, please see How Google uses data when you use our partners’ sites or apps.

Uploaded Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

External links

The Site may, from time to time, contain links to external sites operated by third parties. We are not responsible for these third-party sites or the content of such third-party sites. Once you have left the Site, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information that you provide. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement for the website you visit.

Children’s Online Privacy

This Site is not directed towards children under 18 years of age nor do we knowingly collect information from children under 18. If you are under 18, please do not use the Site or submit any personal information to us. If you believe that we have unintentionally collected personal information about your child, you can contact us as described below.

Embedded Content from Other Websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g., videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves exactly the same way as if the visitor had visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Who We Share Your Data With

If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.

How Long We Retain Your Data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This allows us to recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

We store the personal information provided by users who register on our website (if any) in their user profiles. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What Rights You Have Over Your Data

If you have an account on this site or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where Your Comments Data is Sent

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Security and retention of your personal information

We use a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. However, no method of security or method of transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure.

Your California Privacy Rights

The California Consumer Privacy Act, Cal. Civ. Code §1798.100 et. seq. (“CCPA”) grants residents of California certain rights with respect to their Personal Information and requires us to provide such individuals with certain information described in this Section.

(1) California residents may exercise the following rights by contacting us by email, as described in the How to Contact Us section below.

• Know the ways in which we acquire, use, share, disclose, and otherwise process your personal information;

• Know the specific pieces of your personal information that we hold;

• Request the deletion of your personal information, subject to several exceptions; and

• Not to be denied goods or services for exercising these rights.

(2) California residents also have the right to opt out of the “sale” of their personal information. We put “sale” in quotation marks because the CCPA considers some transfers of personal information to third parties in exchange for value as “sales,” even if no money changes hands, such as when online identifiers, Device IDs, and other information is shared with Third Party Businesses to further their own commercial purposes such as generating profiles about individuals.

California residents can exercise this right here: Do Not Sell My Personal Information. If we have actual knowledge that a California resident is younger than 16, we will request opt-in consent before selling their personal information. Note that we can still share personal information with third parties if those transfers aren’t “sales,” such as with our Service Providers.

Depending on the circumstances and which Service you use, we have disclosed the following categories of your personal information for a “business purpose” (as defined in the CCPA) in the preceding twelve (12) months:

  • Identifiers
  • Protected characteristics
  • Commercial information
  • Geolocation data
  • Internet or other electronic network activity information
  • Financial, medical, or health insurance information
  • Audio, electronic, visual, thermal, olfactory, or similar information
  • Professional information
  • Education information
  • Inferences are drawn from any of the above information categories.

Depending on the circumstances and which Service you use, we have “sold” (as defined in the CCPA) the following categories of your personal information in the preceding twelve (12) months:

  • Identifiers
  • Protected characteristics
  • Commercial information
  • Geolocation data
  • Internet or other electronic network activity information Inferences drawn from any of the above information categories, along with the following categories: (i) financial, medical, or health insurance information; (ii) audio, electronic, visual, thermal, olfactory, or similar information; (iii) professional information, and (iv) education information.

California’s “Shine the Light” law, Civil Code Section 1798.83, gives California customers the right to prevent our disclosure of their personal information to third parties for those third parties direct marketing purposes and requires certain businesses to respond to requests from California customers asking about the business’s practices related to disclosing personal information to third parties for the third parties direct marketing purposes. Alternately, such businesses may have in place a policy not to disclose personal information of customers to third parties for the third parties’ direct marketing purposes if the customer has exercised an option to opt-out of such information-sharing. We have such a policy in place. As discussed above in Section X(A)(2), California residents can exercise their right to opt out here: Do Not Sell My Personal Information.

California’s “Online Erasure” law, Business and Professions Code Sections 22580-22582, requires operators of certain websites and online services to allow registered users who are under the age of 18 and residents of California to request removal of Content they post. If you fit that description and posted Content on a section of our Service that is directed to minors, you may request removal of the Content by contacting our Privacy Policy Coordinator by email or as described in the How to Contact Us section below. In response to your request, we may elect to make the Content invisible to other users and the public (rather than deleting it entirely), in which case the Content may remain on servers we control and/or may be publicly available elsewhere if a third party copied and reposted the Content.

Your European Privacy Rights

For European residents only. Under European data protection law, you may have certain data subject rights, which may be subject to limitations and/or restrictions. These rights may include: The right to access to your personal data; The right to obtain rectification of your personal data without undue delay where that personal data is inaccurate or incomplete; The right to request that personal information held about you be deleted; The right to obtain the restriction of the processing undertaken by us on your personal data in certain circumstances, such as where the accuracy of the personal data is contested by you; The right to object to processing based on legitimate interests and direct marketing; and the right to data portability, which allows you to move, copy, or transfer personal information from one organization to another, where technically feasible. Where we have obtained your consent for the processing of your personal data, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time. This will not affect the lawfulness of the processing that we carried out prior to the withdrawal. For purposes of European data protection laws, Rare Parenting is the data controller, the company responsible for controlling the processing of personal information covered by this Policy. To exercise these data subject rights or withdraw consent, you should submit a written request to Rare Parenting, 954 Lexington Avenue, #1062, New York, NY 10022. You also have the right to lodge a complaint about the processing of your personal information to your local data protection authority.

Changes to this Policy

This Policy is subject to occasional revisions. If we make material changes to it, we will notify you by prominent notice on this Site.

Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns, you can contact us at dataprivacy@rareparenting.com. For all other questions, you can contact us at info@rareparenting.com.