Privacy Policy

Misty's Whimsies Privacy Policy

Last updated: May 28, 2018

This Privacy Policy describes how your personal information is collected, used, and shared when you visit or make a purchase from https://mistyswhimsies.com (the “Site”).

I am committed to providing my clients, customers, members (“you”, “your” or “them”) with exceptional service. Providing exceptional service may involve the collection, use and, at times, the disclosure of your Personal Information. Protecting your Personal Information is one of my highest priorities. While I have always respected your privacy and safeguarded all Personal Information, I have strengthened our commitment to this goal. This is to continue to provide exceptional service to you and to comply with all laws regarding the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Information. We will inform you of why and how we collect, use and disclose Personal Information; obtain your consent, as required; and handle Personal Information according to applicable law. Our privacy commitment includes ensuring the accuracy, confidentiality, and security of your Personal Information and allowing you to request access to, and correction of, your personal information.

This page informs you of my policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Information when you use my Service.

I will not use or share your information with anyone except as described in this Privacy Policy.

This website uses HTTPS to transmit and collect personal information securely (HTTP – HyperText Transfer Protocol plus SSL – Secure Socket Layer).

For more information about how HTTPS protects your data, see this page.

PERSONAL INFORMATION I COLLECT

When you visit the Site, I 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. Your IP address is anonymized when being used by Google Analytics. Additionally, as you browse the Site, I 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.”

I 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. For information on the Site’s cookie policy, click here. For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see this page.

– “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, I collect certain information from you, including your name, billing address, shipping address, payment information, email address, and phone number. Credit card information is processed securely by PayPal and Stripe on the Site, and this information is not stored or collected by the Site. We refer to this information as “Order Information.”

When I talk about “Personal Information” in this Privacy Policy, I am talking both about Device Information and Order Information.

HOW DO I USE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION?

I use the Order Information that I 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, I use this Order Information to:
– Communicate with you;
– Screen my orders for potential risk or fraud; and
– When in line with the preferences you have shared with me, provide you with information or advertising relating to my products or services.

I use the Device Information that I 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

I share your anonymized Personal Information with limited third parties to help me use your Personal Information, as described above. For example, I use Google Analytics to help me understand how my customers use the Site–you can read more about how Google uses your Personal Information here: https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/. To protect your privacy, your IP address is anonymized when transmitted to Google Analytics. You can also opt-out of Google Analytics here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

Finally, I 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 I receive, or to otherwise protect my rights.

BEHAVIOURAL ADVERTISING
As described above, I use your Personal Information to provide you with targeted advertisements or marketing communications I 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

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/.

DO NOT TRACK
Please note that I do not alter our Site’s data collection and use practices when I 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 I 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 I note that I am processing your information in order to fulfill contracts I might have with you (for example if you make an order through the Site), or otherwise to pursue my legitimate business interests listed above. Additionally, please note that your information will be transferred outside of Europe, including the United States.

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

MINORS

My Service does not address anyone under the age of 18 (“Minor”).

I do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from Minors. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your Minor has provided me with Personal Information, please contact me. If I become aware that I have collected Personal Information from Minors without verification of parental consent, I take steps to remove that information from our servers.

CHANGES
I may update this privacy policy from time to time in order to reflect, for example, changes to my practices or for other operational, legal or regulatory reasons.

CONTACT ME
For more information about my privacy practices, if you have questions, or if you would like to make a complaint, please contact me.


Terms Of Use

All rights reserved. No portion of this blog or website, including any text, photographs, patterns, graphics, and artwork, may be reproduced or copied without written permission. This includes using images, patterns, or art from Misty's Whimsies to create other art or patterns from. All sewing patterns are copyright Misty Richardson and are for personal use only. Reselling or redistributing patterns in any way is prohibited unless prior written consent has been granted by the designer. You are permitted to make a working copy of the pattern to sew from. Please ensure that young children who may use any of the patterns are supervised as the sewing machine may be a hazard. Free patterns that are available at Misty's Whimsies may not be openly distributed and shared by any means, and may not be sold or used for commercial purposes. To invite others to receive the free patterns, please share this sign-up link —https://www.mistyswhimsies.com/freepattern/


Refund Policy

As the patterns are a digital file and cannot be returned, refunds are unfortunately not accepted. If there is an issue with the file itself (the file is corrupted or there is an error in the pattern), please contact the designer immediately.