Privacy Policy

Minimum Wage Reality Check (“Minimum Wage Reality Check”) operates www.minimumwagerealitycheck.com/ and may operate other websites. It is Minimum Wage Reality Check’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.

Website Visitors

Like most website operators, Minimum Wage Reality Check collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Minimum Wage Reality Check’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Minimum Wage Reality Check’s visitors use its website. From time to time, Minimum Wage Reality Check may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.

Minimum Wage Reality Check also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on www.minimumwagerealitycheck.com/ blogs/sites. Minimum Wage Reality Check only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that commenter IP addresses and email addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog/site where the comment was left.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Certain visitors to Minimum Wage Reality Check’s websites choose to interact with Minimum Wage Reality Check in ways that require Minimum Wage Reality Check to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Minimum Wage Reality Check gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up at www.minimumwagerealitycheck.com/ to provide a username and email address. Those who engage in transactions with Minimum Wage Reality Check are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, Minimum Wage Reality Check collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Minimum Wage Reality Check. Minimum Wage Reality Check does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.

Aggregated Statistics

Minimum Wage Reality Check may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. Minimum Wage Reality Check may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Minimum Wage Reality Check does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

Minimum Wage Reality Check discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Minimum Wage Reality Check’s behalf or to provide services available at Minimum Wage Reality Check’s websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using Minimum Wage Reality Check’s websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Minimum Wage Reality Check will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, Minimum Wage Reality Check discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Minimum Wage Reality Check believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Minimum Wage Reality Check, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an Minimum Wage Reality Check website and have supplied your email address, Minimum Wage Reality Check may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with Minimum Wage Reality Check and our products. If you send us a request (for example via email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. Minimum Wage Reality Check takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.

Cookies

A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. Minimum Wage Reality Check uses cookies to help Minimum Wage Reality Check identify and track visitors, their usage of Minimum Wage Reality Check website, and their website access preferences. Minimum Wage Reality Check visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using Minimum Wage Reality Check’s websites, with the drawback that certain features of Minimum Wage Reality Check’s websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

Business Transfers

If Minimum Wage Reality Check, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Minimum Wage Reality Check goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of Minimum Wage Reality Check may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.

Ads

Ads appearing on any of our websites may be delivered to users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This Privacy Policy covers the use of cookies by Minimum Wage Reality Check and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

Privacy Promise Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, Minimum Wage Reality Check may change its Privacy Promise from time to time, and in Minimum Wage Reality Check’s sole discretion. Minimum Wage Reality Check encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Promise. If you have a www.minimumwagerealitycheck.com/ account, you might also receive an alert informing you of these changes. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Promise will constitute your acceptance of such change.