Privacy Policy

Nathan S. Gibson, with a mailing address of 41 Vernon Street, Newton, MA, operates the Grit and Initiative website (https://nathansgibson.com/) (the “Website”). Nathan S. Gibson respects your privacy.

This policy describes how Nathan S. Gibson collects, uses, and discloses personal information processed when you use the Website. Personal information might include your name and/or contact information such as your email address. Nathan S. Gibson will not use or share your information with anyone except as described in this Privacy Policy.

If you do not agree with the use and sharing of your personal information as described in this Privacy Policy, please immediately leave and do not use the Website.

What Information Does Nathan S. Gibson Collect?

Nathan S. Gibson collects personal information relating to the use of the Website. You can control the amount and type of personal information you provide to Nathan S. Gibson. Nathan S. Gibson collects personal information when you voluntarily provide it or through your interaction with the Website.

Nathan S. Gibson may collect your name and contact information, such as your email address if you provide it to Nathan S. Gibson and information about your use of the Website.

In addition, cookies downloaded from the Website may collect information about you and your use of the Website. See the Cookie Policy.

Purposes for Collecting Personal Information

Nathan S. Gibson collects personal information to provide and/or improve the Website and/or for the following purposes:

  • Communicating with you. For example, if you ask a question or sign up for a newsletter.
  • Personalize your experience
  • Enforce the Terms and Conditions
  • Protect the security of the Website and prevent fraud
  • Comply with legal obligations. Nathan S. Gibson will disclose your personal information to respond to subpoenas, court orders, legal process, law enforcement requests, legal claims or government inquiries, and to protect and defend the safety, rights, security or integrity of the Website or Website-related information.
  • Provide relevant advertising
  • Improve the Website and/or Increase the Website’s functionality

If Nathan S. Gibson wants to use your personal information for any other purpose, Nathan S. Gibson will ask you for your consent and will use your information only on receiving your consent and then, only for the purpose(s) for which your grant consent unless we are required to do otherwise by law.

Selling or Sharing (for cross-context behavioral advertising) Personal Information.

Nathan S. Gibson does not sell for share (for cross-context behavioral advertising) personal information to any third-party except for information gathered from cookies downloaded from the Website. Cookies downloaded from the Website may gather information to improve your experience and provide relevant advertisements.

Personal Information that Nathan S. Gibson Discloses for a Business Purpose to Third Parties

Nathan S. Gibson may disclose your names and/or email address to third-party vendors Nathan S. Gibson uses in connection with the Website. Nathan S. Gibson uses commercial software such as Gmail, Microsoft Office products, Adobe products, and similar commercial software to operate the Website and provide information. Nathan S. Gibson may disclose personal information to one or more of these third-party vendors to provide the Website, improve its functionality, and/or communicate with you.

Nathan S. Gibson may employ third-party vendors and individuals to improve the Website, to perform Website-related services, and/or to assist in analyzing how the Website is used.

These third-party vendors and individuals may have access to your personal information only to perform specific tasks and are obligated not to disclose or use your information for any other purpose.

Security

Nathan S. Gibson is committed to protecting your Personal Information and maintains reasonable, commercially acceptable security procedures and practices appropriate to the nature of the information stored, to protect it from unauthorized access, destruction, use, modification, or disclosure.

Unfortunately, no method of transmission over the internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure and Nathan S. Gibson is unable to guarantee the absolute security of the Personal Information collected from you.

Retention Of Your Information:

Nathan S. Gibson may retain your personal information for as long as necessary to achieve the purposes for which it was collected. For example, if you include your personal information in a comment, Nathan S. Gibson will retain your information for as long as the comment is posted.  We may need to retain certain information for record-keeping / reporting in accordance with applicable law or for other legitimate reasons like enforcement of legal rights, fraud prevention, etc. Anonymous information and aggregate information, neither of which identifies you (directly or indirectly), may be stored indefinitely.

Your Rights

  • You have the right to know what personal information Nathan S. Gibson has collected from you, including the personal information, the sources from which the personal information is collected, the purpose for collecting, selling, or sharing personal information, the third parties to whom Nathan S. Gibson discloses personal information.
  • You have the right to have Nathan S. Gibson delete personal information that Nathan S. Gibson has collected from you, subject to certain exceptions.
  • You have the right to have Nathan S. Gibson correct inaccurate personal information that Nathan S. Gibson maintains about you.
  • You have the right to not receive discriminatory treatment by Nathan S. Gibson for the exercise of your rights under this Privacy Policy.

How to Exercise Your Rights or Make a Request

To exercise your rights under this privacy policy or make any request, please email Nathan S. Gibson at nate@nategibson.net or write to Nathan S. Gibson at 41 Vernon Street, Newton, MA 02458.

Children’s Privacy

Only persons of age 18 or older have permission to access the Website. The Website does not address anyone under the age of 16 (“children”).

Nathan S. Gibson does not knowingly collect personal information from children. If you are a parent or guardian and you learn that your children have provided personal information, please contact Nathan S. Gibson. If Nathan S. Gibson becomes aware the Website has collected personal information from children, Nathan S. Gibson will promptly take steps to remove it.

Sensitive Information

Nathan S. Gibson does not collect sensitive information.

International Transfer

Your information, including personal information, may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of your state, province, country, or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from your jurisdiction.

If you are located outside United States and choose to provide information to Nathan S. Gibson, please note that the information will be transferred, including personal information, to the United States and processed there.

Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by your submission of such information represents your agreement to that transfer.

Links to Other Sites

The Website contains links to other websites that are not controlled or operated by Nathan S. Gibson. This Privacy Policy does not address the privacy policy and other practices of any third parties, including any third-party website that may be accessible via a link on the Website. If you click on a link to another website, you may be connected to that website. Please review the Privacy Policy of every website you visit.

Nathan S. Gibson has no control over, and no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third-party websites or services.

Privacy Policy Changes

These changes to the Privacy Policy are effective as of August 11, 2023. Any changes will take effect when they are posted unless otherwise stated.

Nathan S. Gibson may change this Privacy Policy at any time and without notice. Please check this Privacy Policy from time to time. Your continued use of the Website after any changes to the Privacy Policy are posted constitutes your acceptance of the changes and your agreement to comply with and be bound by the modified Privacy Policy.

Nathan S. Gibson will place a prominent notice on the Website if there are material changes to this Privacy Policy.

Contact for Question about this Privacy Policy

If you have any questions about this privacy policy, please email Nathan S. Gibson at nate@nategibson.net or write to Nathan S. Gibson at 41 Vernon Street, Newton, MA 02458.

If you do not agree with the use and sharing of your personal information as described in this Privacy Policy, please immediately leave and do not use the Website.

Last updated: August 11, 2023

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    Nathan S. Gibson is an independent worker compliance business partner who provides expertise and creative solutions to enhance workforce flexibility and maintain compliance. He helps mitigate the risks associated with the misclassification of self-employed consultants, freelancers and independent contractors.

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