Rosebud Communications Privacy Policy

Effective May 25, 2018

Rosebud Communications LLC (hereinafter “Rosebud”), dba Gutsy Happiness, is a U.S.-based consulting and educational service provider. We provide personal development, business training and editorial consulting services. (“Services”).

Rosebud respects the privacy of every individual who visits and (“Websites”) and/or purchases its Services. This Privacy Policy is our commitment to transparency in communicating how Rosebud Communications LLC collects, uses, and discloses the information that is collected from you as well as the choices you have with respect to the information.

First: Your privacy is very important to us—we consider it a sacred trust of our relationship. Ultimately, however, you are solely responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your personal information. Please be careful and responsible whenever you are online.

By using this website, you consent to the collection and use of information as specified below. If we make changes to our Privacy Policy, we will post those changes on this page. Please review this page frequently to remain up-to-date with the information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances we disclose it. You must review the new Privacy Policy carefully to make sure you understand our practices and procedures.

The following outlines the information we may collect from you and how it is used. By using our website, you are accepting the practices described in this policy.

  1. Information we collect

We collect personal information that can be used to identify you individually.

Website Visitors
To register for workshop, collect downloads, or request information, we collect your name and email address via an opt-in form. In addition, we collect information such as web server logs, internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, or other information as part of aggregated data

Should you purchase a product or service, we will ask for your account information which includes your name, business name, domain, email address, physical address, phone number, credit card and bank account information. We will only store your payment information with your explicit written permission. Our third-party processors have systems to manage that and we follow their policies (we currently use Square and PayPal). By voluntarily providing Rosebud with your account information, you represent that you own and consent to our use of such personal data.

Event/Marketing Participants
Rosebud may ask for your name, email address, physical address, and phone number. Participation in events, surveys, contests, or subscribing to marketing material is voluntary and you may choose whether or not to participate and therefore disclose this personal data.

Note: non-personal information, such as a domain name and IP Address, reveal nothing personal about you other than the IP address from which you have accessed our site. We also collect information about the type of Internet browser you are using, operating system, as well as which of our Web pages you have accessed.

  1. How we collect this information

We collect personal information from you only when you provide it to us. For example, if you purchase a program online, schedule a breakthrough session or sign up for our mailing list, we may collect your name and email address. We do not directly collect credit card information; we use trusted third-party vendors to manage payments (PayPal and Square).

If you communicate with us regarding our website or our services, we will collect any information that you provide to us in any such communication.

  1. How we use information

We use personal information to contact you as you have specifically authorized us to. We also use it for our own internal purposes, such as providing, maintaining, evaluating, and improving our services and website.

We use non-personal information for internal purposes, such as maintaining, evaluating, and improving our services and website.

  1. Security

The security of your personal information is important to us. When you enter sensitive information such as a credit card number on our registration or order forms, we encrypt that information using secure socket layer technology (SSL).

We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the Personal Information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. However, no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

  1. Use of cookies

A cookie is a small piece of data that is sent to your Internet browser from a Web server and stored on your computer’s hard drive. Cookies are often used to provide you with a customized experience. At no time is any personal information stored within one of our cookies. Accepting cookies through your browser is a personal choice. You can still enjoy our website if you choose not to accept cookies.

  1. Disclosing information to outside third parties

We will not sell or otherwise provide the information we collect to outside third parties for the purpose of direct or indirect mass email marketing. Below are the circumstances where will share information:

  • Third Party Providers– We use email service providers, processors, and other online tools in our operations. We may share your information with these third party providers providing services on our behalf. Third party providers may only process personal information pursuant to Rosebud’s instructions, and in compliance with the Privacy Policy and other applicable regulations.
  • Business Transactions– To provide information to a third party in the event of any disposition of all or any portion of our business (e.g. reorganization, sale, assignment, bankruptcy).
  • Aggregated or De-identified Data– We may disclose or use aggregated or de-identified information with third party providers for research purposes relating to our Services.
  • As Required by Law or Similar Investigations– To comply with legal obligations (e.g. subpoena) or investigate potential legal violations. Rosebud may be required to share personal data in response to lawful requests from public authorities, including to meet national security and/or law enforcement requirements.
  • Safety– We may disclose your information to protect and defend the safety of Rosebud Communications in connection with investigating and preventing fraud or security issues.
  • Consent– Rosebud may share your information with your consent.
  1. Third-party Websites

You will be able to access third-party websites directly from our website, such as through links to content we believe will be of service to you. This Privacy Policy does not apply to them. We cannot control how third parties may use the personal information you disclose to them, although we work with trusted vendors who adhere to industry best practices in protecting your information. Please visit the privacy policies of these sites.

  1. Safeguards

When Rosebud no longer has a legitimate business need to process your personal information, or no longer has a need to keep your personal information for any legal, tax, or regulatory reason, we will either delete or anonymize it.

We take all reasonable steps to protect the information you give us from loss, misuse or unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and/or destruction. We maintain technical, physical, and administrative safeguards to secure your information, and we use industry-standard Secure Socket Layer (SSL) encryption for your data that is transferred over the internet. Despite its use of encryption, Rosebud cannot guarantee any method of transmission of information over the internet is 100% secure. If you have any questions about the security of your personal information, please contact us at

  1. What you can do

If at any time you no longer wish to receive promotional or marketing emails from Rosebud, you may use the “unsubscribe” link in any email you receive, or by emailing us at

For customers, with respect to your account information, you may update, correct or delete information that you provided by logging into your account or contacting us at

  1. Legal Basis for Processing Personal Information

For individuals in the EEA, Rosebud’s legal basis for collecting and using your personal information will depend on the personal information collected and the specific context in which we collect it. We will process personal information from you where, a) we have your consent to do so, b) where processing is necessary for Rosebud to perform Services pursuant to an agreement, or c) where processing is in our legitimate interests and not overridden by your data protection interests or fundamental rights and freedoms.

In some cases, we may also have a legal obligation to collect personal information, or may otherwise need the personal information to protect your vital interests or those of another person.

At any time, you have the right to withdraw or decline consent. If you do not provide the requested information, we will not be able to perform Services for you. Also, you have the right to object where we rely on our legitimate interests to process your personal information.

  1. Privacy Policy Statement

This Site is the property of Rosebud Communications LLC.

Our postal address is:
11585 Links Drive
Reston, VA 20190

We can be reached via e-mail at support (at) or you can reach us by telephone at (703) 944-7685.

  1. SPAM

When you provide information that forms the basis of communication with you via the website, such as an email address, you waive all rights to file complaints concerning unsolicited email or spam from this Site since, by providing such information, you agree to receive communication from us. However, all email communication with contains an ‘unsubscribe’ link where you may notify the website that you no longer wish to receive solicitations or information from us.

  1. Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns over this Privacy Policy, or wish to exercise any of your statutory rights, please contact us at:

Rosebud Communications, LLC, Privacy Matters
11585 Links Drive
Reston, VA 20190
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