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Privacy Policy

Protecting your private information is our priority. This Statement of Privacy applies to lightengroup.org and Lighten Group, Inc. and governs data collection and usage. For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, unless otherwise noted, all references to Lighten Group, Inc. include lookingupward.org. The Lighten Group, Inc. website displays Lighten Group, Inc content. By using the Lighten Group, Inc. website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement. 

I. COLLECTION OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION 

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through Lighten Group, Inc’s public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others. 

We do not collect any personal information about you unless you voluntarily provide it to us. However, you may be required to provide certain personal information to us when you elect to use certain products or services available on the Site. These may include: (a) registering for an account on our Site; (b) entering a sweepstakes or contest sponsored by us or one of our partners; (c) signing up for special offers from selected third parties; (d) sending us an email message; (e) submitting your credit card or other payment information when ordering and purchasing products and services on our Site. To wit, we will use your information for, but not limited to, communicating with you in relation to services and/or products you have requested from us. We also may gather additional personal or non-personal information in the future. 

II. SHARING INFORMATION WITH THIRD PARTIES 

Lighten Group, Inc. does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. 

Lighten Group, Inc. may share data with trusted partners to help perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Lighten Group, Inc., and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information. 

Lighten Group, Inc. may disclose your personal information, without notice, if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Lighten Group, Inc. or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Lighten Group, Inc.; and/or (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Lighten Group, Inc., or the public. 

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

III. TRACKING USER BEHAVIOR 

Lighten Group, Inc. may keep track of the websites and pages our users visit within Lighten Group, Inc., in order to determine what Lighten Group, Inc. services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within Lighten Group, Inc. to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area. 

IV. AUTOMATICALLY COLLECTED INFORMATION 

Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by Lighten Group, Inc. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Lighten Group, Inc. website. 

V. USE OF COOKIES 

The Lighten Group, Inc. website may use “cookies” to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you. 

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize Lighten Group, Inc. pages, or register with Lighten Group, Inc. site or services, a cookie helps Lighten Group, Inc. to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same Lighten Group, Inc. website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Lighten Group, Inc. features that you customized. 

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 choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Lighten Group, Inc. services or websites you visit.

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.We collect information about visitors who comment on Sites that use our Akismet anti-spam service. The information we collect depends on how the User sets up Akismet for the Site, but typically includes the commenter’s IP address, user agent, referrer, and Site URL (along with other information directly provided by the commenter such as their name, username, email address, and the comment itself).

This website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information. 

VII. CHILDREN UNDER THIRTEEN 

Lighten Group, Inc. does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen. If you are under the age of thirteen, you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to use this website. 

VIII. E-MAIL COMMUNICATIONS 

From time to time, Lighten Group, Inc. may contact you via email for the purpose of providing announcements, promotional offers, alerts, confirmations, surveys, and/or other general communication. In order to improve our Services, we may receive a notification when you open an email from Lighten Group, Inc. or click on a link therein. 

If you would like to stop receiving marketing or promotional communications via email from Lighten Group, Inc., you may opt out of such communications by clicking on the UNSUBSCRIBE link in the emails. 

X. CHANGES TO THIS STATEMENT 

Lighten Group, Inc. reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you about significant changes in the way we treat personal information by sending a notice to the primary email address specified in your account, by placing a prominent notice on our site, and/or by updating any privacy information on this page. Your continued use of the Site and/or Services available through this Site after such modifications will constitute your: (a) acknowledgment of the modified Privacy Policy; and (b) agreement to abide and be bound by that Policy. 

XI. CONTACT INFORMATION 

Lighten Group, Inc. welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that Lighten Group, Inc. has not adhered to this Statement, please contact Lighten Group, Inc. at: 

Mailing Address:

Lighten Group, Inc. 

PO Box 767940

Roswell, GA, 30076, USA

Email Address: 

info@lightengroup.org

Effective as of February 1, 2022