Privacy Policy and Terms of Use2018-07-09T16:54:56+00:00

Privacy Policy and Terms of Use

Category Management Solutions (CMS4CPG LLC) (https://categorymanagementsolutions.com) is committed to protecting the privacy of all visitors and subscribers. This privacy statement applies to the Category Management Solutions (CMS4CPG LLC) website and governs data usage and collection. You consent to the data practices described in this statement by using this website. If you disagree with these terms, you are prohibited from accessing or using this site. 

This site should be used as a resource. The content within is copyrighted and is and owned by Category Management Solutions (CMS4CPG LLC). You are encouraged to enjoy it but it can not be removed or altered in any way without expressed written permission from the owner.  No license is granted for any content, logos, copyrights, or trademarks, owned by the company or any third party. At no time may you remove any copyright or propriety notations for the material. You are allowed to download one copy of each download for personal, non-commercial use, not to be shared with anyone in exchange for your email address and first name.  Violating these terms will automatically terminate this license and you must immediately destroy any materials in your possession.  

The material on this site are “as is”.  They do not include any expressed or implied warranties or conditions including no condition of merchantability.  None of the content on this site is warranted to be accurate and/or complete.  The opinions of the content should not be construed at a guarantee or warrantee in any way. The content is subject to change at anytime without notice with no commitment to update or maintain any of the materials. In no event shall Category Management Solutions (CMS4CPG LLC) or any of its suppliers be liable for any damages arising out of the use or inability to use any of the materials on this site including linked content.  You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Category Management Solutions (CMS4CPG LLC), its directors, employees, or affiliates, from any, damages, losses, or costs arising from the use of this site and it’s links.       

Other websites linked to categorymanagementsolutions.com have their own privacy policies. Some of the content on categorymanagementsolutions.com is linked to outside websites. The content on this site is owned by CMS4CPG LLC unless specially stated.  The inclusion of links does not imply any endorsement by Category Management Solutions (CMS4CPG LLC).  The use of any links is at the users own risk.  

Collection and Use of your personal information

CMS4CPG LLC collects personal information from users in a variety of ways when users visit the site, register, or subscribe to the newsletter or any content.  Users may be asked to voluntarily share their name and e-mail address when you comment, subscribe, or optin to any content on the site. You can opt-out of any list at any time by simply clicking on the unsubscribe link of at the bottom of a received email.  If you have problems for any reason you can contact CMS4CPG LLC at the email address below where you will promptly be deleted from any email list. You are encouraged to review the privacy statement of the sites linked to and from this website. CMS4CPG LLC is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of Category Management Solutions. You are encouraged to review the privacy statements of the websites linked to Category Management Solutions to see how they collect, use, and share your information. CMS4CPG LLC uses Drip, a third party email service provider to collect, maintain, and manage all collected subscriber information. Here is the link to their privacy policy. 

Be warned that information volunteered in the blog or any public forum may be collected and used by others.  CMS4CPG LLC does not share, sell, rent, or lease its customer lists to third parties.

Use of cookies

This site uses cookies to improve the user experience.

The Category Management Solutions website uses “cookies” to help personalize your online experience and to provide a convenience feature to save you time, similar to most webpages. Cookies are unique text files assigned placed on your hard drive that can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you. They tell the server that you returned to the page. Cookies are not used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. 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 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 have an account and you log in to this site, 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.

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 in the exact same way as if the visitor has 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 tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

CMS4CPG LLC keeps track of the pages you visit within the Category Management Solutions website in order to determine what pages and services are the most popular in an effort to provide you the best user experience

Security of your personal information

CMS4CPG LLC uses a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure.

Categorymanagementsolutions.com is a secure site with the verification on the contact page. The site uses the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol. It is indicated by the https:// in the URL. No method of safeguarding information is 100% secure. SSL is in place to prevent the misuse, loss, or alteration of any information we obtain. We make no assurances of our ability to prevent any loss  to you or any third party arising from any incident.  

Personal information like your name and email address, including a credit card number, is transmitted to a payment site is protected through the use of inscription technology used by a third party site.  

To unsubscribe from Category Management Solutions

You may unsubscribe from the BRAND SECRETS AND STRATEGIES newsletter by clicking on the “unsubscribe” at the bottom of every email. 

Community Guidelines

Comment is open to all Category Management Solutions (CMS4CPG LLC)  readers. Category Management Solutions (CMS4CPG LLC)  reserves the right to copy edit comments or delete those that are inappropriate. There will be no selling by outside services. The forum is designed to be an honest exchange of ideas, strategies, recommendations, and solutions. There is no guarantee or warrantee that any of the advice will work and the views expressed should not be considered to be a promise or guarantee of any type. Be sensitive to potential conflicts of interest and protect any and all proprietary information. Be civil and always respectful of all.  You are expressly forbidden to distribute any obscene, defamatory, abusive, racist, libelous, pornographic, spammy, or offensive comments or material.  

Comments

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.  In addition, Akismet helps keep spam under control by filtering out spam comments–hundreds of millions, every day! Emails generated by the contact form are not kept and used for any marketing purpose.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

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. 

Category Management Solutions (CMS4CPG LLC) complies safe harbor requirements of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 (DCMA). This includes any restoration of material.  

Category Management Solutions (CMS4CPG LLC) believes in transparency and therefore discloses that some links may include an affiliate relationship where by Category Management Solutions (CMS4CPG LLC) earns a commission. CMS4CPG LLC endeavors to provide value by only recommending trusted products and services.  This includes those interviewed on the BRAND SECRETS AND STRATEGIES podcast.  The podcast and content on this site is designed to entertain, educate, and challenge entrepreneurs, solution providers, brands, and retailers, about strategies to help them grow sales and compete more effectively.  This includes the view of the guests interviewed.  There are no guarantees in life and we make no claims to increase income for you or your business.  Your level of education, background, or commitment to utilize any of these strategies is unknown and therefor your success can not be predicted. The implementation and any results obtained or achieved by these recommendations, suggestions, and strategies are the sole responsibility of the user/listener.  You are encouraged to use caution, perform your own due diligence, and seek professional advice before embarking on any advice. 

Statements and information regarding dietary supplements and food have not been evaluated by the (FDA) Food and Drug Administration or medical doctor. We have not performed any independent verification made by any comment, suggestion, statement, or recommendation. They are  are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease or health condition. They are the opinion of the author and do not include any expressed or implied guarantees or warranties. All advice should be verified by your personal physician.  

If you are located in there EU

This website has plugins installed to help keep the site in compliance with EU guidelines and laws as does our email service provider. MonsterInsights – EU Compliance Adds additional features to help comply with EU laws. You can always unsubscribe at any time through a link on every email. EU subscribers are required to grant additional consent to remain on our subscriber list through a mandatory optin process. Any EU subscriber who does not grant consent will be automatically removed – including all personal data. Our Email Service Provider is Drip. EU subscribers are automatically removed from any broadcast emails.    

CMS4CPG LLC will occasionally change and update this Statement of Privacy policy and terms of use. If you have questions regarding this statement, please contact us at dan@categorymanagementsolutions.com.  Your use of this site signifies your acceptance of this policy. Do not use this site if you disagree with these terms of use and the privacy policy.    The effective date of this policy is 11/11/2011.  

This website is owned by CMS4CPG LLC.

Contact Category Management Solutions

If you have any questions about this privacy policy or Category Management Solutions treatment of your personal information, please write:

Category Management Solutions Inc.

9956 W Remington Pl, #A10-169

Littleton CO 80128

Email: dan@categorymanagementsolutions.com

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