Foreign Interest Privacy Policy 2018

Foreign Interest Privacy Policy
Foreign Interest takes your privacy seriously. This privacy policy has been compiled to better serve those who are concerned with what information is being collected by using our Service (Foreign Interest website, social media and other communication channels currently available) and how such information may be used. Please read our privacy policy carefully to get a clear understanding of how we collect, use, protect or otherwise handle your Personally Identifiable Information in accordance with our Service.

Information We Collect
By accessing our Service, you are agreeing to our collection of minimal information on visitor’s browser type, language preference, referring or organic search, date and time of visit, duration of visit, and other basic information. We may potentially collect personally identifiable information from visitors such as Internet Protocol (IP) addresses and email addresses (if utilizing the contact form). If we use your email address to respond to your request, use of the email address will be used only for the reasons you specify.
We may collect information from you to process subscriptions to the Service and/or newsletter (not yet available), provide a contact form for individual correspondence, or any future registration for membership to our Service.
We may use the information we collect from you when you register (not yet available), make a purchase, sign up for our newsletter, respond to a survey or marketing communication, surf the website, or use certain other site features to improve our website in order to better serve you, and/or to follow up with correspondence (email or phone inquiries).

Why We Collect Visitor Information
We collect visitor information to offer access to this Service, better understand how our Service is used, how to improve our Service, and to monitor and protect the integrity of the Service. We may share certain aggregated, non-personally identifiable information with others regarding Service traffic, engagement and other visitor-initiated actions. We do not sell any information gathered in use of our Service.

Use of Cookies and Other Similar Technologies
Our Service uses cookies and other technologies like pixels. 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. A pixel is a code element that triggers a cookie. These technologies are used to help us understand your preferences based on previous or current site activity, which enables us to provide you with improved services. We also use cookies and pixels to help us compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future.
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 may offer different settings, please refer to your browser’s Help Menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies. If you turn cookies off, some features of the Service may be disabled.

Third-Party Companies
We use AddThis, a technology developed by Oracle, to compile aggregate information about user visits to our Service, and to enable users to share, view, print and recommend our Service and social media of Foreign Interest via a browser plugin feature. When a visitor wishes to share via the AddThis function, Oracle may also receive the data to provide for customized content and internet-based advertising.

Opting Out of Online Advertising by AddThis
Users wishing to opt-out of AddThis and Oracle’s data collection may do so by visiting: AddThis will place an opt-out cookie on the user’s device, which notifies AddThis not to include information from that device. You may also be able to change your browser settings to refuse third-party cookies.
More information regarding opt-out tools are available:
Digital Advertising Alliance (DAA):
Network Advertising Initiative (NAI):
European Interactive Digital Adverting Alliance (EDAA): and
Please note that if Cookies are blocked on the user’s device, the AddThis and industry opt-out processes may not function properly.

Third-party Links
We may link to other content, such as websites, videos or social media content from other third-party sites which may set cookies. Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third-party products or services with our Service. These third-party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our Service and welcome any feedback about these sites. Such links are provided as a courtesy. If you use these links and leave our Service, we are not responsible for any content, materials or other information from other sites. Accessing any provided link is at your own risk.
We welcome links to our Service. You may establish a hypertext link to this Service as long as the link does not state or imply any sponsorship, service, endorsement, application or other rights to this Service. All links to this Service must comply with all applicable laws, rules and regulations.

“Do Not Track” is a a privacy preference you can set in your browser if you do not want online services to collect and share certain kinds of information about your online activity from third party tracking services. We do not track your online browsing activity on other online services over time and we do not permit third party services to track your activity on our site beyond our basic Google Analytics tracking, which you may opt out of by visiting Google Analytics Opt-Out Browser Add-on: Because we do not share this kind of data with third party services or permit this kind of third party data collection on our Service for any of our users, and we do not track our users on third-party websites ourselves, we do not need to respond differently to an individual browser's Do Not Track setting.

Date Portability
Our Service is based in the United States. We take all reasonable steps to ensure your data is treated securely in accordance with the E.U.-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework and the Swiss-US Privacy Shield Framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use and retention of personal data from the members of the European Union countries. To learn more about the Privacy Shield program, visit Our Service abides by the standards set forth by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) for visitors accessing our Service from within the European Economic Area (EEA). The GDPR is an EU law that regulates data protection and privacy for all individuals within the EU and EEA, effective May 25, 2018. For more information about the GDPR visit

Safety of Minors
Our Service is not intended for or marketed to minors. 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.

Changes to this Privacy Policy
Foreign Interest reserves the right to update this Privacy Policy at any time. All changes will be posted directly to this page.

Contacting Us
If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy, you may contact us using the information below. Foreign Interest, PO Box 23275, Portland, OR 97281, USA
May 24, 2018