WHAT INFORMATION DOes The Turquoise studio COLLECT AND HOW IS IT USED?
Information You Voluntarily Submit to the Website: The Turquoise Studio may collect personal information from you such as your name or email address. For example, you may voluntarily submit information to the Website by leaving a comment, subscribing to a newsletter, or submitting a contact form.
Information The Turquoise Studio Collects from Others: The Turquoise Studio may receive information about you from other sources. You may link your Facebook, Instagram, and/or Google accounts to your user profile or comments. If you choose to link your Facebook, Instagram, and/or Google accounts to your user profile or link in comments, The Turquoise Studio may receive your name, email address and profile picture associated with that account.
Automatically-Collected Information: The Turquoise Studio automatically collect certain information about you and the device with which you access the Website. For example, when you use the Website, The Turquoise Studio will log your IP address, operating system type, browser type, referring website, pages you viewed, and the dates/times when you accessed the Website. The Turquoise Studio may also collect information about actions you take when using the Website, such as links clicked.
Cookies: The Turquoise Studio may log information using cookies, which are small data files stored on your browser by the Website. The Turquoise Studio may use both session cookies, which expire when you close your browser, and persistent cookies, which stay on your browser until deleted, to provide you with a more personalized experience on the Website.
HOW YOUR INFORMATION MAY BE USED
The Turquoise Studio may use the information collected in the following ways: To operate and maintain the Website; To create your account, identify you as a user of the Website, and customize the Website for your account; To send you promotional information, such as newsletters if you have signed up for this feature. Each email promotion will provide information on how to opt-out of future mailings; To send you administrative communications, such as administrative emails, confirmation emails, technical notices, updates on policies, or security alerts; To respond to your comments or inquiries; To provide you with user support; To track and measure advertising on the Website; To protect, investigate, and deter against unauthorized or illegal activity.
THIRD-PARTY USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
The Turquoise Studio may share your information with third parties when you explicitly authorize it to share your information. Additionally, the Website may use third-party service providers to service various aspects of the Website. Each third-party service provider’s use of your personal information is dictated by their respective privacy policies.
The Website currently uses the following third-party service providers:
At this time, your personal information is not shared with any other third-party applications. This list may be amended from time to time in the Website’s sole discretion.
Except when required by law, The Turquoise Studio will not sell, distribute, or reveal your email addresses or other personal information without your consent; however, The Turquoise Studio may disclose or transfer personal information collected through the Website to third parties who acquire all or a portion of our business, which may be the result of a merger, consolidation, or purchase of all or a portion of our assets, or in connection with any bankruptcy or reorganisation proceeding brought by or against us.
From time to time, The Turquoise Studio may use anonymous data, which does not identify you alone, or when combined with data from other parties. This type of anonymous data may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses. Examples of this anonymous data may include analytics or information collected from cookies.
PUBLICLY VISIBLE INFORMATION
If you create a user profile on the Website or leave a comment, certain information may be publicly visible. To create a user profile, you must choose a username and password and input your email address for profile confirmation. Your email address will never be available publicly. At your option, you may also add an avatar, a profile description, and a link to your website. You may also choose to link your Facebook, Instagram, and Google Account. Users may see your username, avatar, profile description and website information.
Users may, at any time, prevent the setting of cookies, by the Website, by using a corresponding setting of your internet browser and may thus permanently deny the setting of cookies. Furthermore, already set cookies may be deleted at any time via an Internet browser or other software programs. This is possible in all popular Internet browsers. However, if users deactivate the setting of cookies in your Internet browser, not all functions of our Website may be entirely usable.
Affiliate Program Participation– The Website may engage in affiliate marketing, which is done by embedding tracking links into the Website. If you click on a link for an affiliate partnership, a cookie will be placed on your browser to track any sales for purposes of commissions.
On the Website, you may subscribe to our newsletter, which may be used for advertising purposes. All newsletters sent may contain tracking pixels. The pixel is embedded in emails and allows an analysis of the success of online marketing campaigns. Because of these tracking pixels, The Turquoise Studio may see if and when you open an email and which links within the email you click. Also, this allows the Website to adapt the content of future newsletters to the interests of the user. This behaviour will not be passed on to third parties.
RIGHTS RELATED TO YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
Opt-out – You may opt-out of future email communications by following the unsubscribe links in our emails. You may also notify me at email@example.com to be removed from our mailing list.
Access – You may access the personal information The Turquoise Studio have about you by submitting a request to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note this information will only be available if you have personally signed up and opted to receive The Turquoise Studio newsletter.
Amend – You may contact me at email@example.com to amend or update your personal information.
Forget – In certain situations, you may request that The Turquoise Studio erase or forget your personal data. To do so, please submit a request to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note that The Turquoise Studio may need to retain certain information for record-keeping purposes or to complete transactions, or when required by law.
SENSITIVE PERSONAL INFORMATION
The Website does not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 16. If a parent or guardian believes that the Website has personally identifiable information of a child under the age of 16 in its database, please contact me immediately at email@example.com and The Turquoise Studio will use our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.
Last updated: May 19, 2020.