Privacy and Security
** Updated 5/21/18 to comply with EU GDPR requirements. **
Questions/Requests please contact us Click HERE.
*** Special Not to EU Customers... If you wish to purchase e-patterns (pdfs) you must purchase them from our Etsy Shop (Click HERE) since they collect VAT. Our websites do not support sales of E-patterns to EU customers. Thank You.
You are on a website owned and operated by the Internet Visions Company.
We take Privacy and Security seriously.
We only collect personal identification information when you supply it to us. This includes but not limited to information supplied by way of an order, a comment/question form, direct e-mail or request to be put on a mailing lists. Any information we collect is only used to fulfill the request. For orders the information is used to process credit card charges, to ship your order and if needed to contact you for additional information or verification. All other information supplied by one of the methods above is only used to fulfill the request specified.
We do not sell or rent any of your personal information. We only provide information to other companies who are providing a service on behalf of our company. This includes the Credit Craft Processing Service for credit card orders as well as services that require a third party to fulfill. We will respond to a subpoenas and/or court orders if required.
We do set and access Cookies on your computer. These are only temporary Cookies and are used to assign your computer a specific shopping cart so your items can be identified when finalizing your order. When you close your browser the Cookies are deleted.
We do not store any Credit Card or Personal information online. We use industry-standard SSL-encryption to protect data transmissions.
PERSONAL INFORMATION WE COLLECT
When you visit the Site, we automatically collect certain information about your device, including information about your web browser, IP address, time zone, and some of the cookies that are installed on your device. Additionally, as you browse the Site, we collect information about the individual web pages or products that you view, what websites or search terms referred you to the Site, and information about how you interact with the Site. We refer to this automatically-collected information as "Device Information."
We collect Device Information using the following technologies:
- "Cookies" are data files that are placed on your device or computer and often include an anonymous unique identifier. For more information about cookies, and how to disable cookies, visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org.
- "Log files" track actions occurring on the Site, and collect data including your IP address, browser type, Internet service provider, referring/exit pages, and date/time stamps.
- "Web beacons," "tags," and "pixels" are electronic files used to record information about how you browse the Site.
Additionally when you make a purchase or attempt to make a purchase through the Site, we collect certain information from you, including your name, billing address, shipping address, payment information (including credit card numbers), email address, and phone number. We refer to this information as "Order Information."
HOW DO WE USE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION?
We use the Order Information that we collect generally to fulfill any orders placed through the Site (including processing your payment information, arranging for shipping, and providing you with invoices and/or order confirmations). Additionally, we use this Order Information to:
Communicate with you;
Screen our orders for potential risk or fraud; and
When in line with the preferences you have shared with us, provide you with information or advertising relating to our products or services.
We use the Device Information that we collect to help us screen for potential risk and fraud (in particular, your IP address), and more generally to improve and optimize our Site (for example, by generating analytics about how our customers browse and interact with the Site, and to assess the success of our marketing and advertising campaigns).
SHARING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
We share your Personal Information with third parties to help us use your Personal Information, as described above. (IE Paypal and Payflow for payment processing) We also use Google Analytics to help us understand how our customers use the Site--you can read more about how Google uses your Personal Information here: https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/. You can also opt-out of Google Analytics here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
Finally, we may also share your Personal Information to comply with applicable laws and regulations, to respond to a subpoena, search warrant or other lawful request for information we receive, or to otherwise protect our rights.
As described above, we use your Personal Information to provide you with targeted advertisements or marketing communications we believe may be of interest to you. For more information about how targeted advertising works, you can visit the Network Advertising Initiative's ("NAI") educational page at http://www.networkadvertising.org/understanding-online-advertising/how-does-it-work.
You can opt out of targeted advertising by:
FACEBOOK - https://www.facebook.com/settings/?tab=ads
GOOGLE - https://www.google.com/settings/ads/anonymous
BING - https://advertise.bingads.microsoft.com/en-us/resources/policies/personalized-ads
Additionally, you can opt out of some of these services by visiting the Digital Advertising Alliance's opt-out portal at: http://optout.aboutads.info/.
We have an Double Opt-In Mailing List hosted by MailChimp.com. We only send information related to our business, helpful information for the doll making community, and happenings related to the doll making community. You may unsubscribe at anytime by click on the UnSubscribe Link at the bottom of the email or by sending us your email address using our Contact Us form.
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** Note... Some of our older customers are on our Google Groups Mailing List. This is also a Double Opt-In Mailing List. You may unsubscribe from this group anytime by clicking on the UnSubscribe Link at the bottom of the email or by sending us your email address using our Contact Us form.
DO NOT TRACK
Please note that we do not alter our Site's data collection and use practices when we see a Do Not Track signal from your browser.
If you are a European resident, you have the right to access personal information we hold about you and to ask that your personal information be corrected, updated, or deleted. If you would like to exercise this right, please contact us through the contact information below.
Additionally, if you are a European resident we note that we are processing your information in order to fulfill contracts we might have with you (for example if you make an order through the Site), or otherwise to pursue our legitimate business interests listed above. Additionally, please note that your information will be transferred outside of Europe, including to Canada and the United States.
When you place an order through the Site, we will maintain your Order Information for our records unless and until you ask us to delete this information.
The Site is not intended for individuals under the age of 18.
For more information about our privacy practices, if you have questions, or if you would like to make a complaint, please contact us Click HERE.