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Privacy Statement

Protecting your private information is our priority. This Statement of Privacy applies to Association for Couples in Marriage Enrichment dba Better Marriages (hereinafter Better Marriages) and governs data collection and usage. For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, unless otherwise noted, all references to Better Marriages includes Association for Couples in Marriage Enrichment, Association for Couples in Marriage Enrichment dba Better Marriages, ACME, www.bettermarriages.org, Better Marriages, Close Companions and www.closecompanions.org. The Better Marriages websites are informational and ecommerce sites. By using the Better Marriages or Close Companions websites, email addresses, or phone numbers, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information
In order to better provide you with products and services offered on our Sites, Better Marriages may collect personally identifiable information, such as your:

  • First and Last Name
  • Name of Spouse
  • Mailing Address
  • E-mail Address
  • Phone Number
  • Anniversary Date
  • Age Range
  • Gender

If you purchase Better Marriages’ products and services, we collect billing and credit card information. This information is used to complete the purchase transaction.

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 sites. These may include: (a) registering for an account on our sites; (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 sites. 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.

Use of your Personal Information
Better Marriages collects and uses your personal information to operate its websites and deliver the services or products you have requested.

Better Marriages may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Better Marriages and its affiliates.

Sharing Information with Third Parties
Better Marriages does not sell, rent, lease, or give its customer lists to third parties. When requested, we provide local, state, and/or regional member information with official chapters of Better Marriages to support their work.

Better Marriages may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is transferred to the third party. Better Marriages 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 Better Marriages, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

Constant Contact is the company we use to send out emails. You can read their privacy policy at https://www.constantcontact.com/legal/privacy-statement.

PayPal is the company we use to process credit card payments. You can read their privacy policy at https://www.paypal.com/us/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-full.

Better Marriages 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 Better Marriages or the sites; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Better Marriages; and/or (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Better Marriages, or the public.

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

Automatically Collected Information
Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by Better Marriages. 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 Better Marriages websites.

Our websites contain 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 sites and to read the privacy statements of any other sites that collects personally identifiable information.

Children Under Thirteen
Better Marriages 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 our websites.

Opt-Out & Unsubscribe from Third Party Communications
We respect your privacy and give you an opportunity to opt-out of receiving announcements of certain information. Users may opt-out of receiving any or all communications from third-party partners of Better Marriages by contacting us here:
– Email:
– Phone: 800-634-8325

E-mail Communications
From time to time, Better Marriages 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 Better Marriages or click on a link therein.

If you would like to stop receiving marketing or promotional communications via email from Better Marriages, you may opt out of such communications by clicking on the UNSUBSCRIBE button in emails you receive.

Changes to this Statement
Better Marriages 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 sites, and/or by updating any privacy information on this page. Your continued use of the Sites and/or Services available through this Sites after such modifications will constitute your: (a) acknowledgment of the modified Privacy Policy; and (b) agreement to abide and be bound by that Policy.

Contact Information
Better Marriages welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that Better Marriages has not adhered to this Statement, please contact Better Marriages at:

502 N. Broad Street
Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27101

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