PRIVACY POLICY

This Privacy Policy describes how your personal information is collected, used, and shared when you visit www.TheLinocut.com (the “Site”).

Our site is powered by Squarespace, please start by reviewing their 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, visit our Cookie Policy.

  • “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 provide comments or submissions to our Site, we collect certain information from you, including your email address, as well as other information you may voluntarily provide such as your name, website or social media account. We refer to this information as “User Information.”

  • Communications with Me. When you send me emails or other communications, I maintain those communications and their contents so that I can answer your question, help, or otherwise communicate with you.

  • Public Comments on the Blog. I maintain any comments, contributions to discussions or messages submitted to the Blog.

  • Submissions to the Blog. I maintain any submissions, email addresses, messages or other information you submit to the Blog.

When we talk about “Personal Information” in this Privacy Policy, we are talking both about Device Information and User Information.

HOW DO WE USE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION?

We use the User Information that we collect generally to provide content on The Linocut blog. Additionally, we use this User Information to:

  • Communicate with you;

  • Promote The Linocut on other services and platforms; 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 visitors browse and interact with the Site).

We also use Device Information to assess the success of our marketing and advertising campaigns. Our affiliate advertising partners (i.e. Amazon, Blick Art Materials) use tracking cookies, which allow them to see if visitors come through our site to visit their sites. This allows our affiliate partners to provide any commission due to us from a visitor making a purchase.

SHARING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

We share your Personal Information with third parties to help us use your Personal Information, as described above. For example, as mentioned above, we use Squarespace to power our online website. We use Mailchimp to administer our email newsletter campaigns.

We 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.

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 (DNT) signal from your browser. Though, you can set your browser to not accept cookies. See Squarespace's Cookie Policy for more information.

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 fulfill contracts we might have with you, 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 post a comment, communicate or submit through the Site, we will maintain your User Information for our records unless and until you ask us to delete this information.

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.

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 email (preferred) or by mail using the details provided below:

6324 Fairmount Ave, Box 2152, El Cerrito, CA 94530, United States