Privacy Policy

Our website address is: http://devonartist.co.uk.

We value the users of our web site (the “Site”) and their access to the services offered on it (the “Services”), and we know their privacy is important to them. Accordingly, we have implemented this Privacy Policy to inform you of the information that we collect from you, how we collect it, and what we do with it. By using the Website you are accepting the practices described in this Privacy Policy.

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. You can view our cookie policy here.

– “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 / PayPal account details), email address, and phone number. We refer to this information as “Order Information.”

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 anonymised 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.

When we talk about “Personal Information” in this Privacy Policy, we are talking both about Device Information, Order Information or Information collected when you leave comments on my guest book.

HOW DO WE USE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION?
We use the Order Information that we collect generally to fulfil 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 optimise 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 are committed to protecting your privacy. Under no circumstances do we rent, trade or share your e-mail address with any other company for their marketing purposes without your consent.

We do share your Personal Information with selected third parties to help us use your Personal Information, as described in the section above. For example, we use Woocommerce to power our online store – you can read more about how Woocommerce uses your Personal Information here:  https://woocommerce.com/privacy-policy/

In addition to Woocommerce we use PayPal (PayPal Inc.) as one of our payment processors–you can read more about how PayPal uses your Personal Information here: https://www.paypal.com/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-full.

We also use Google Analytics (Google Inc.) 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/. Google Analytics will collect cookies and usage data and use the data collected to track and examine the users use of this website, and to prepare reports on its activities. Any personal identifiers collected will be subject to a retention period of 26 months. After this time any personal identifiers will be automatically deleted. You can also opt-out of Google Analytics here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

We also use WordPress to manage our marketing campaigns and newsletter emails–Wordpress may also collect data concerning the date and time when the message was viewed by the User, as well as when the User interacted with it, such as by clicking on links included in the message–you can read more about how WordPress uses your Personal Information here: https://en-gb.wordpress.org/about/privacy/. You will only be added to our mailing lists if you have registered to receive our newsletters / email updates, or you have made a purchase from the website. At the footer of every email we send you there will be a link to update / view your details, and a separate link to unsubscribe from our mailing list.

We use YouTube as our video hosting and streaming provider. As part of this service YouTube collects usage data and uses cookies to provide us with video statistics such as, number of views, video popularity, geographical viewing data and average time spent watching videos. We use this data to help us improve our services, design new tutorial content and find out what our members enjoy so that we can produce future enjoyable video content. You can read more about how YouTube uses your Personal Information here: https://support.google.com/youtube/answer/7671399?hl=en-GB .

As part of the service we offer we may link to various social media platforms to allow interaction with social networks or other external platforms directly from the pages of this website. The interaction and information obtained through this Application are always subject to the User’s privacy settings for each social network. These services may collect traffic data for the pages where the service is installed, even when Users do not use it.

Integrated Social Media services:

Instagram Widget (Instagram, Inc.) 
Instagram is an image visualization service provided by Instagram, Inc. that allows this website to incorporate content from the Instagram Social Media Platform on our pages. Data collected: Cookies and usage data. You can read more about how Instagram uses your Personal Information here: https://www.instagram.com/about/legal/privacy/.

Twitter Tweet Button And Social Widgets (Twitter, Inc.) 
The Twitter Tweet button and social widgets are services that allow interaction with the Twitter social network provided by Twitter, Inc. Data collected: Cookies and usage data. You can read more about how Twitter uses your Personal Information here: https://twitter.com/privacy.

Facebook Like Button And Social Widgets (Facebook, Inc.) 
The Facebook Like button and social widgets are services that allow interaction with the Facebook social network provided by Facebook, Inc. Data collected: Cookies and usage data. You can read more about how Facebook uses your Personal Information here: https://www.facebook.com/privacy/explanation.

Pinterest Like Button and Social Widgets (Pinterest, Inc.)
The Pinterest Like button and social widgets are services that allow interaction with the Pinterest social network provided by Pinterest, Inc. Data collected: Cookies and usage data. You can read more about how Facebook uses your Personal Information here: https://www.facebook.com/privacy/explanation.

Vero Like Button and Social Widgets (Vero, Inc.)
The Vero Like button and social widgets are services that allow interaction with the Vero social network provided by Vero, Inc. Data collected: Cookies and usage data. You can read more about how Vero uses your Personal Information here: https://www.vero.co/privacy-policy/.

As part of the service we offer we may link to various external sales and subscription websites directly from the pages of this website. The interaction and information obtained through these external websites are always subject to the User’s privacy settings for each.  These websites may collect traffic data for the pages where the service is installed, even when Users do not use it.

External websites:

Patreon (Patreon, Inc)
The Patreon Subscription button allows interaction with the Patreon website provided by Patreon, Inc. Data collected: Cookies and usage data. You can read more about how Patreon uses your Personal Information here: https://www.patreon.com/privacy.

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.

REGISTRATION AND AUTHENTICATION
By subscribing to the Newsletter on this website, Users allow the WordPress application to identify them and give them access to dedicated information via a  Newsletter.

Direct registration – The subscriber registers by filling out the registration form and providing the Personal Data directly to the WordPress application.

We also provide third party registration and authentication services as described below. If third party registration and authentication services are used this website will be able to access some Data, stored by these third-party services, for registration or identification purposes.

Facebook Authentication (Facebook, Inc.) 
Facebook Authentication is a registration and authentication service provided by Facebook, Inc. and is connected to the Facebook social network. Personal Data collected: various types of Data as specified in the on-screen privacy notice displayed when using this registration method and in the general privacy policy of the service – https://www.facebook.com/help/405977429438260.

Twitter OAuth (Twitter, Inc.) 
Twitter Oauth is a registration and authentication service provided by Twitter, Inc. and is connected to the Twitter social network. Personal Data collected: various types of Data as specified in the on-screen privacy notice displayed when using this registration method and in the general privacy policy of the service – https://dev.twitter.com/terms/api-terms.

Google OAuth (Google Inc.) 
Google OAuth is a registration and authentication service provided by Google Inc. and is connected to the Google network. Personal Data collected: various types of Data as specified in the on-screen privacy notice displayed when using this registration method and in the general privacy policy of the service – https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/

HOW WE PROTECT YOUR INFORMATION:
The security of your personal information is important to us. We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us from unauthorised access or disclosure, 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. We assume no liability for any disclosure of data due to errors in transmission, unauthorised third party access or other acts of third parties, or acts or omissions.

WE LINK TO OTHER SITES:
This Website may contain links to other web sites. We accept no responsibility for any content displayed in any other Website that may be linked to through this Website and the usage of such sites is done so at the users own risk. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other web sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every web site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this Website.

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.

YOUR RIGHTS
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 fulfil 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.

DATA RETENTION
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.

CHILDREN’S PRIVACY:
The Site is not intended for individuals under the age of 16. Accordingly, we will not knowingly collect or use any personal information from children that we know to be under the age of 16.

CHANGES
We may update this privacy policy from time to time in order to reflect, for example, changes to our practices or for other operational, legal or regulatory reasons. The new policy will apply to all current and past users of the Website and will replace any prior policies that are inconsistent with it.

CONTACT US
For more information about our privacy practices, if you have questions, or if you would like to make a complaint, please contact us by e-mail at  paul@devonartist.co.uk

WHAT ARE COOKIES
As is common practice with almost all professional websites this site uses cookies, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience. This page describes what information they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored however this may downgrade or ‘break’ certain elements of the sites functionality.

For more general information on cookies see the Wikipedia article on HTTP Cookies…

HOW WE USE COOKIES
We use cookies for a variety of reasons detailed below. Unfortunately in most cases there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to this site. It is recommended that you leave on all cookies if you are not sure whether you need them or not in case they are used to provide a service that you use.

DISABLING COOKIES
You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of this site. Therefore it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.

THE COOKIES WE SET
We will use cookies to increase the functionality of this wordpress website. For more information on how WordPress manages cookies: https://en.support.wordpress.com/cookie-widget/

This site offers newsletter services and cookies may be used to remember if you are already registered and whether to show certain notifications which might only be valid to subscribed/unsubscribed users.

This site offers e-commerce or payment facilities and some cookies are essential to ensure that your order is remembered between pages so that we can process it properly.

When you submit data through a form such as those found on contact pages or comment forms cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence.

THIRD PARTY COOKIES
In some special cases we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. The following section details which third party cookies you might encounter through this site.

This site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solution on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content.

For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page.

As we sell products it’s important for us to understand statistics about how many of the visitors to our site actually make a purchase and as such this is the kind of data that these cookies will track. This is important to you as it means that we can accurately make business predictions that allow us to monitor our advertising and product costs to ensure the best possible price.

For full details of other Third Party cookies that are set as a result of using our website please review our full privacy policy here.

MORE INFORMATION
Hopefully that has clarified things for you and as was previously mentioned if there is something that you aren’t sure whether you need or not it’s usually safer to leave cookies enabled in case it does interact with one of the features you use on our site. However if you are still looking for more information then you can contact us by emailing at paul@devonartist.co.uk