Updated August 25th, 2023

Who we are

Gail Rubin, CT and A Good Goodbye, LLC, created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for this website: www.AGoodGoodbye.com.

A Good Goodbye values your privacy and is dedicated to protecting your personal information and providing you with notice about what personally identifiable information we collect and how it is used, what choices you have regarding the collection, use and distribution of that information, the security procedures we implement to protect that information and what access you may have to correct any inaccuracies in the information we have collected from you.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Our site’s registration forms require users to give us contact information such as their name, email address, city, state and zip code. We use customer contact information from the registration form to send the user digital products and other information about our company’s products and services. The customer’s contact information is also used to contact the site visitor when necessary. Users may opt-out of receiving future mailings; see the choice/opt-out section below.

We will not give or sell your personal information. A Good Goodbye, LCC, may send emails to subscribers on behalf of sponsors of Gail Rubin’s work.

This site contains links to other sites. A Good Goodbye, LLC, Gail Rubin, Light Tree Press, LLC, and G/R/P/R is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such Web sites.

Our site uses an order form for customers to request information, products, and services. We collect the customer’s contact information and financial information on a secure server online shopping cart. Contact information from the order form is used to send orders and information about our company to our customers. The customer’s contact information is also used to get in touch with them when necessary. Users may opt-out of receiving future mailings. Financial information that is collected is used to bill the user for products and services. It is never divulged to any outside party.


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms

Contact forms on AGoodGoodbye.com may collect the visitor’s name, email address, city, state, zip code, and country. Contacts are retained indefinitely in a secure third party email management system unless the visitor opts out of emails from AGoodGoodbye.


Individual Cookie information, our detailed description of our full vookie policy and opt-out preferences for visitors can be accessed here. Cookie Policy.

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me” your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after one day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


AGoodGoodbye.com uses the Jetpack plug-in to track traffic to the website. The plug-in shows daily visitors to the site, what pages and posts are viewed, referring links and sources where traffic comes from, links where visitors go to from our site, and search terms. It does not collect personal data.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

The data for purchases, free information downloads, and event registrations are retained indefinitely.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Site contact information

Gail Rubin, CT
A Good Goodbye, LLC
P.O. Box 36987
Albuquerque NM 87176-6987

PH: 505.265.7215

Email: Gail@AGoodGoodbye.com

Choice/opt-out information

This site gives users the following options for changing and modifying information previously provided, removing their information from our database to not receive future communications, or to no longer receive our service.

  1. You can send email to Gail [at] AGoodGoodbye.com
  2. You can send mail to the following postal address:
    P.O. Box 36987, Albuquerque NM 87176-6987
  3. You can call the following telephone number: 505-265-7215
  4. You can opt-out of emails through the link at the bottom of the email.

How we protect your data

We work to protect the security of your financial information during transmission by using Secure Sockets Layer (“SSL”) software, which encrypts the information you input on the Website. Keep in mind however, that no method of transmission over the Internet or method of electronic storage that is 100% secure. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information we cannot guarantee its absolute security. You can further help to ensure your security by taking a few simple precautions. For instance, it is important to protect against unauthorized access to your computer and to any of your usernames and passwords, and to be sure to sign off when you are finished using a shared computer.

What data breach procedures we have in place

A Good Goodbye takes precautions to ensure that user account information is kept private. We use commercially reasonable measures to protect user information that is stored within our database. However, we do not guarantee that these efforts will completely protect user account information. Unauthorized entry or use, hardware or software failure, and other factors may compromise the security of user information at any time.

We will endeavor to notify users in the event that the security of their personal information is breached or compromised. By submitting personal information through AGoodGoodbye.com, you expressly consent to receiving our notification regarding any breach or compromise, or suspected breach or compromise, of the security of your personal information, by email or postal mail, as we deem appropriate and as required by law.

Service Providers

We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our Service (“Service Providers”), to provide the Service on our behalf, to perform Service-related services or to assist us in analyzing how our Service is used.

These third parties have access to your Personal Data only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose. One of those service providers is the Youtube API Client.

API Client and User Privacy

Prior to viewing any videos on this site, visitors will be prompted to agree to the conditions laid out within the API Client Privacy Policy. The API Client uses YouTube API Services, the details of which are laid out within the “Google Privacy Policy”. Prior to viewing any video on this site, you will be asked to agree  to YouTube Terms of Service.  We strongly suggest reading those documents prior to agreeing to be bound by them.

The API Client captures and records the following information-

  • Average daily views in a month
  • Average video duration
  • Number of subscribers gained or lost
  • Average number of new subscribers in a month
  • Total views in a group of videos/channels
  • Top viewed videos/channels sorted by views, likes/dislikes, subscribers
  • Graphs visualizing raw metrics, e.g: increase in views, subscribers, likes/dislikes

We do not record or save any personally identifying information, but Google/Youtube might. It is important that you regularly check in with“Google Privacy Policy” to ensure that you are not giving them m0re data than you might feel comfortable with them having. Additionally we recomend fully reading and understanding the policy pages we have linked below under the heading, “Youtube Terms and Policies”

Youtube Terms and Policies

Youtube Terms of Service

Youtube Policies Overview

Google Privacy Policy

If you wish to revoke any  consent you may have given to to any of Google, Youtube, or the API Client’s policies, please do so on this page- Google Security Permissions Page

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