Privacy

This Privacy Policy describes how your personal information is collected, used, and shared when you visit or make a purchase from whimwham-studio.com (the "site").

Personal Information We Collect

When you visit the Site, the Site automatically collects 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, the Site collects 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".

The Site collects 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://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, the Site collects certain information from you, including your name, billing address, shipping address, payment information (including credit card numbers), email address and phone number. The Site refers to this information as "Order Information".

As used in this Privacy Policy, "Personal Information" refers to Device Information and Order Information.

How Is Your Personal Information Used?

The Site uses Order Information 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, Order Information is used to:

  • Communicate with you;
  • Screen orders for potential risk or fraud; and
  • When in line with the preferences you have shared, provide you with information or advertising relating to products or services available on the site.

The Site uses 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 the Site's marketing and advertising campaigns).

Sharing Your Personal Information

In addition to the reasons described above, your Personal Information is shared with third parties to enhance the Site's performance. For example, the Site uses Shopify to power its online store - you can read more about how Shopify uses your Personal Information here: http://www.shopify.com/legal/privacy. The Site also uses Google Analytics to understand how the Site's customers use the Site - you can read more about how Google uses your Personal Information here: http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/. You can also opt-out of Google Analytics here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

Finally, your Personal Information is shared to comply with applicable laws and regulations, to respond to a subpoena, search warrant or other lawful request for information the Site receives, or to otherwise protect the rights of the Site owner.

Behavioral Advertising

As described above, your Personal Information is used to provide you with targeted advertisements or marketing communications that the Site determines 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 using the links below:

  • 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: https://optout.aboutads.info/.

Do Not Track

Please note that we do not alter our Site's data collection and uses 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 the Personal Information the Site holds about you and to ask that your Personal Information be corrected, updated, or deleted. If you would like to exercise this right, please contact the Site using the contact information below.

Additionally, if you are a European resident, we note that we are processing you Personal 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 Personal Information will be transferred outside of Europe, including to Canada and the United States.

Data Retention

When you place an order through the Site, the Site will maintain your Order Information for our records unless and until you ask the Site to delete this information.

Changes

The Site may update this privacy policy from time to time in order to reflect, for example, changes to the Site's practices for operational, legal or regulatory reasons.

Contact the Site Administrator

For more information about the Site's privacy practices, if you have questions, or if you would like to make a complaint, please contact the Site by e-mail at info@whimwham-studio.com or by mail using the details provided below:

WhimWham, LLC

[Re: Privacy Compliance Officer]

WhimWham, LLC

PO Box 1161

Lake Oswego, OR 97035, United States