Who we are

Our website address is: https://www.tardigrade.us.

If you require any more information or have any questions about our privacy policy, please feel free to contact me by email at mike@mikeshawtoday.com.

At tardigrade.us the privacy of our visitors is of extreme importance. This privacy policy sets out how tardigrade.us uses and protects any information that you give while using tardigrade.us.

Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

Tardigrade.us may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from January 2018.

What we collect
We may collect the following information:
–contact information including name and email address
–information such as post code, preferences and interests
–other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers

What we do with the information we gather
We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, in particular for the following reasons:
–We may use the information to improve our products and services.
–We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
–From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email or mail. We may use the information to customize the website according to your interests.

Testimonials, Reviews, Pictures and Videos

Tardigrade.us is pleased to hear from users and customers and welcomes your comments regarding our services and products.  Tardigrade.us may use testimonials and/or product reviews in whole or in part together with the name, city, and state of the person submitting it.  Testimonials may be used for any form of activity relating to Tardigrade.us’s services or products, in printed and online media, as Tardigrade.us determines in its sole and exclusive discretion.  Testimonials represent the unique experience of the participants and customers submitting the testimonial, and do not necessarily reflect the experience that you and your business may have using our services or products.  Your personal, spiritual, educational and business’ results will vary depending upon a variety of factors unique to your circumstances and market forces beyond Tardigrade.us’s control. Note that testimonials, photographs, and other information that you provide to us will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary, and, by providing them, you grant Tardigrade.us a royalty-free, worldwide, perpetual, non-exclusive and irrevocable license to use them. 

Additionally, Tardigrade.us reserves the right to correct grammatical and typing errors, to shorten testimonials prior to publication or use, and to review all testimonials prior to publication or use.  Tardigrade.us shall be under no obligation to use any, or any part of, any testimonial or product review submitted.  

Log Files
Like many other web sites, tardigrade.us makes use of log files. The information inside the log files includes internet protocol ( IP ) addresses, type of browser, Internet Service Provider ( ISP ), date/time stamp, referring/exit pages, and number of clicks to analyze trends, administer the site, track user’s movement around the site, and gather demographic information. IP addresses, and other such information are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable.

Cookies and Web Beacons
Tardigrade.us does use cookies to store information about visitors’ preferences, record user-specific information on which pages the user access or visit, customize Web page content based on visitors browser type or other information that the visitor sends via their browser.
DoubleClick DART Cookie Google, as a third party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on tardigrade.us. Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to users based on their visit to tardigrade.us and other sites on the Internet.

Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy at the following URL – http://www.google.com/privacy_ads.html Some of our advertising partners may use cookies and web beacons on our site.

Earnings Disclaimer
Our advertising partners include Google Adsense, Sheetmusic Plus, Share-a-Sale, Commission Junction, Clickbank, Adorama, Artistworks, UKARAUTO, Amazon and others. These third-party ad servers or ad networks use technology to the advertisements and links that appear on tardigrade.us send directly to your browsers. They automatically receive your IP address when this occurs.

Other technologies (such as cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons) may also be used by the third-party ad networks to measure the effectiveness of their advertisements and / or to personalize the advertising content that you see. Tardigrade.us has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.

You should consult the respective privacy policies of these third-party ad servers for more detailed information on their practices as well as for instructions about how to opt-out of certain practices. Tardigrade.us’s privacy policy does not apply to, and we cannot control the activities of, such other advertisers or web sites.

If you wish to disable cookies, you may do so through your individual browser options. More detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers can be found at the browsers’ respective websites.

Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide when visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Controlling your personal information
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:
–whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes
–if you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by contacting us.
–For information about opting out of ad serving partners please visit http://www.networkadvertising.org/choices/

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.

Unsubscribe or Opt-Out
All users and/or visitors to our website have the option to discontinue receiving communication from us and/or reserve the right to discontinue receiving communications by way of email or newsletters. To discontinue or unsubscribe to our website please send an email that you wish to unsubscribe. You can also unsubscribe at any time by clicking on the unsubscribe button that is located at the bottom of on all of my emails. If you wish to unsubscribe or opt-out from any third party websites, you must go to that specific website to unsubscribe and/or opt-out.

Personal Data Request & Deletion (GDPR)
You may request your personal data by emailing us at mike@mikeshawtoday.com. Once data is requested, you will receive an email with all data related to the email submitted. You may then delete that data if you so choose. You may also request that the data be made anonymous.

Tardigrade.us shall endeavor and shall take every precaution to maintain adequate physical, procedural and technical security with respect to its offices and information storage facilities so as to prevent any loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure or modification of the user’s personal information under our control.

Limit of Liability
tardigrade.us and Michael Shaw the owner are not responsible for misuse of information on this site, nor for the health, safety, and welfare of anyone using this site. We do not advocate the unsafe use of any equipment or chemicals mentioned on the site, nor do we accept any responsibility for accidents or injury that may occur based on information provided on this site. Users of this site are using this site at their own risk.

Disclaimer and Safety Precautions
Tardigrade.us provides the Science Fair Project Ideas for informational purposes only. Tardigrade.us does not make any guarantee or representation regarding the Science Fair Project Ideas and is not responsible or liable for any loss or damage, directly or indirectly, caused by your use of such information. By accessing any of our Science Fair Project Ideas, you waive and renounce any claims against tardigrade.us that arise thereof. In addition, your access to tardigrade.us’s website and Science Fair Project Ideas is covered by tardigrade.us’s Privacy Policy and site Terms of Use, which include limitations on tardigrade.us’s liability.

Warning is hereby given that not all Project Ideas are appropriate for all individuals or in all circumstances. Implementation of any Science Project Idea should be undertaken only in appropriate settings and with appropriate parental or other supervision. Reading and following the safety precautions of all materials used in a project is the sole responsibility of each individual. For further information, consult your state’s handbook of Science Safety.

Acceptance of Terms
Through the use of this website, you are hereby accepting the terms and conditions stipulated within the aforementioned Privacy Policy agreement. If you are not in agreement with our terms and conditions, then you should refrain from further use of our sites. In addition, your continued use of our website following the posting of any updates or changes to our terms and conditions shall mean that you are in agreement and acceptance of such changes.

How to Contact Us
If you have any questions or concerns regarding the Privacy Policy Agreement related to our website, please feel free to contact us at the following email address: mike@mikeshawtoday.com

This policy was last updated January 1, 2020