Privacy Policy

CatherineMHughes Privacy Policy

CatherineMHughes Privacy Policy

The privacy policy has been compiled to better serve those who are concerned with how their ‘Personally Identifiable Information’ (PII) is being used online. PII, as described in US privacy law and information security, is information that can be used on its own or with other information to identify, contact, or locate a single person, or to identify an individual in context.

Please read the privacy policy carefully to get a clear understanding of how this website collects, uses, protects or otherwise handles your Personally Identifiable Information in accordance with the website.

What personal information does the website collect from the people that visit this website and blog?

When ordering or registering on the site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your name, email address or other details to help you with your experience.

When does the website collect information? collects information from you when you subscribe to the newsletter, respond to a survey, fill out a form or enter information on this website.

How does the website use your information? (AKA PHR & Dreams Unlimited) may use the information collected from you when you register, make a purchase, sign up for the CatherineMHughes web content newsletter, respond to a survey or marketing communication, surf the website, or use certain other site features in the following ways:

• To improve the website in order to better serve you.
• To send periodic emails regarding your order or other products and services.
• To follow up with you after correspondence (email or phone inquiries).

How does protect your information?

• The website is scanned on a regular basis for security holes and known vulnerabilities in order to make your visit to the website as safe as possible.

•The website uses regular Malware Scanning.

• Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. In addition, all sensitive/credit information you supply is encrypted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.

• The website utilizes a variety of security measures if or when a user places an order enters, submits, or accesses their information to maintain the safety of your personal information.

• All transactions are processed through a gateway provider and are not stored or processed on this website’s hosting company servers.

Does use ‘cookies’?

Yes. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the site’s or service provider’s systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information. For instance, uses cookies to help the website remember and process the items in your shopping cart. They are also used to help the website understand your preferences based on previous or current site activity, which enables to provide you with improved services. also uses cookies to help this website compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that can offer better site experiences and tools in the future. uses cookies to:

• Understand and save user’s preferences for future visits.
• Keep track of advertisements.
• Compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interactions in order to offer better site experiences and tools in the future. This website may also use trusted third-party services that track this information on’s behalf such as Google Webmaster Tools and Google Search Console.

You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser settings. Since each browser type is a little different, look at your browser’s Help Menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.

If you turn cookies off, it won’t affect your experience on this website.

Third-party disclosure. does not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your Personally Identifiable Information unless this website provides users with advance notice. This does not include website hosting partners and other parties who assist in operating as a website, conduct business, or to serve users, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. may also release information when it’s release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce this website’s site policies, or protect this website, its owner, or others’ rights, property or safety.

However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

Third-party links.

Occasionally, at this website’s discretion, may include or offer third-party products or services on the website. These third-party sites have separate and independent privacy policies., therefore, has no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, this website seeks to protect the integrity of and welcome any feedback about third-party sites.


Google’s advertising requirements can be summed up by Google’s Advertising Principles. They are put in place to provide a positive experience for users. For more information, visit Google’s Advertising Policies Help page, click here. has not enabled Google AdSense on this website but may do so in the future.

California Online Privacy Protection Act.

CalOPPA is the first state law in the nation to require commercial websites and online services to post a privacy policy. The law’s reach stretches well beyond California to require any person or company in the United States (and conceivably the world) that operates websites collecting Personally Identifiable Information from California consumers to post a conspicuous privacy policy on its website stating exactly the information being collected and those individuals or companies with whom it is being shared.

Read more about CalOPPA at The Consumer Federation of California Education Foundation website by clicking here.

According to CalOPPA, agrees to the following:

– Users can visit the website anonymously.
– Upon the creation of the privacy policy, a link to this policy was added to the home page and all other pages on this website.
– The Privacy Policy link includes the word ‘Privacy’ and can easily be found at the bottom of the pages specified above.

You will be notified of any Privacy Policy changes on this Privacy Policy Page.  You can change your personal information by emailing at catherine (at) catherinemhughes (dot) com or contacting through this website’s contact form here.

How does the website handle Do Not Track signals? honors Do Not Track signals and Do Not Track, plant cookies, or use advertising when a Do Not Track (DNT) browser mechanism is in place.

Does the website allow third-party behavioral tracking?

It’s important to note that does not allow third-party behavioral tracking.

Children Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA).

When it comes to the collection of personal information from children under the age of 13-years-old, the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) puts parents in control. The Federal Trade Commission, United States’ consumer protection agency, enforces the COPPA Rule, which spells out what operators of websites and online services must do to protect children’s privacy and safety online.

The website does not specifically market to children under the age of 13-years-old.

Fair Information Practices.

The Fair Information Practices Principles form the backbone of privacy law in the United States and the concepts they include have played a significant role in the development of data protection laws around the globe. Understanding the Fair Information Practice Principles and how they should be implemented is critical to comply with the various privacy laws that protect personal information.

In order to be in line with Fair Information Practices this website will take the following responsive action, should a data breach occur:

This website will notify the users via in-site notification within 7 business days.

The website also agrees to the Individual Redress Principle which requires that individuals have the right to legally pursue enforceable rights against data collectors and processors who fail to adhere to the law. This principle requires not only that individuals have enforceable rights against data users, but also that individuals have recourse to courts or government agencies to investigate and/or prosecute non-compliance by data processors.


The CAN-SPAM Act is a law that sets the rules for commercial email, establishes requirements for commercial messages, gives recipients the right to have emails stopped from being sent to them, and spells out tough penalties for violations.

When the website collects your email address, it is in order to:

• Send information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions.
• Market to the mailing list or continue to send emails to clients after the original transaction has occurred.

To be in accordance with CAN-SPAM Act, this website agrees to the following:

• Not use false or misleading subjects or email addresses.
• Identify the message as an advertisement in some reasonable way.
• Include the physical address of the (PHR & Dreams Unlimited) business or site headquarters.
• Monitor third-party email marketing services for compliance, if one is used.
• Honor opt-out/unsubscribe requests quickly.
• Allow users to unsubscribe by using the link at the bottom of each email.

If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, you can email us by following the instructions at the bottom of each email or contact through the website contact form here and you will promptly be removed from ALL correspondence.

European General Data Protection Regulation Privacy Rights

For European Residents Only. Except as otherwise provided for by applicable laws and regulations relating to our regulatory functions, in certain circumstances, you have rights under the GDPR in relation to your personal information.

Request access to your personal information. You may have the right to request access to any personal information we hold about you as well as related information, including the purposes for processing the personal information, the recipients or categories of recipients with whom the personal information has been shared, where possible, the period for which the personal information will be stored, the source of the personal information, and the existence of any automated decision making.

• Request correction of your personal information. You may have the right to obtain without undue delay the rectification of any inaccurate personal information we hold about you.
• Request erasure of your personal information. You may have the right to request that personal information held about you is deleted.
• Request restriction of processing your personal information. You may have the right to prevent or restrict the processing of your personal information.
• Request transfer of your personal information. You may have the right to request the transfer of personal information directly to a third party where this is technically feasible.

Where you believe that this website has not complied with our obligation under this Privacy Policy or European GDPR, you have the right to make a complaint to an EU Data Protection Authority, such as the UK Information Commissioner’s Office.

If you wish to exercise your European rights under GDPR, you can send an e-mail to —

Contacting (PHR & Dreams Unlimited)

If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy, you may contact using the information below:
PHR & Dreams Unlimited
Neotomas Avenue
Santa Rosa, California 95405
ch (at) catherinemhughes (dot) com Contact Form Page

The Privacy Policy was last edited on 09/30/2023

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