Personal identification information
When using this website, your personal identification information may be collected in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, during visits to this website, when placing an order, subscribing to the newsletter, responding to a survey, filling out a form, and/or in connection with other activities, services, features or resources made available on this website. You may be asked for, as appropriate, your name, email address, and any other personal information needed to be able to provide those services. You may, however, visit this website anonymously. We will collect personal identification information from you only if you voluntarily submit such information. You can always refuse to supply personal identification information, but it may prevent you from engaging in certain website-related activities.
Non-personal identification information
Whenever you interact with this website, non-personal identification information about you may be collected. Non-personal identification information may include your browser name, IP address, operating system type, referring website, pages you viewed, and the dates/times when you accessed this site. Other non-personal information that may be collected includes information about actions you take when using the website such as links clicked, time spent on each page, etc..
How we use collected information
We may collect and use your personal information for the following purposes:
- To improve customer service – Information you provide helps us respond to your customer service requests and support needs more efficiently.
- To personalize user experience – We may use the information to understand how our website visitors as a group use the services and resources provided on this website.
- To improve this website – We may use the feedback you provide to improve our products and services.
- To process payments – If we were to sell any products, we would only use the information you provide when placing an order to provide service to that order. We do not share any information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to provide each service.
- To send periodic emails – We may use your email address to respond to your inquiries, questions, and/or other requests. If you decide to opt-in to our mailing list, you will receive emails that may include company news, updates, related product or service information, etc. If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, detailed unsubscribe instructions can be found at the bottom of each email.
How we protect your information
We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on this website.
Sensitive and private data exchange between this website and its users happens over an SSL secured communication channel and is encrypted and protected with digital signatures.
Sharing your personal information
We do not sell, trade, or rent your personal identification information to others. We may share generic aggregated demographic information (not linked to any personal identification information) regarding visitors and users with our business partners, trusted affiliates and advertisers for the purposes outlined above. We may use third-party service providers to help us operate our business or to administer activities such as sending out newsletters or surveys. We may share your information with these third parties for those limited purposes provided that you have given us your permission.
Like many other Web sites, thethingswellmake.com makes use of log files. The information inside the log files includes internet protocol ( IP ) addresses, type of browser, Internet Service Provider ( ISP ), date/time stamp, referring/exit pages, and the number of clicks to analyze trends, administer the site, track user’s movement around the site, and gather demographic information. IP addresses and other such information are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable.
Cookies and Web Beacons
Third party websites
You may find advertising or other content on this website that links to other sites (partners, suppliers, advertisers, sponsors, licensors, or other third parties). We do not control the content or links that appear on those sites and are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from Oh, The Things We’ll Make!. These sites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which link to this website, is subject to that website’s own terms and policies.
The Website currently uses the following third party service providers:
Advertising Privacy Statement
This Site is affiliated with AdThrive, LLC (“AdThrive”) for the purposes of placing advertising on the Site. AdThrive uses standard and widely-available tools for the placement and serving of ads, including those provided by Google, Inc. and its affiliates. We publish interest-based advertisements on the Site; that is, ads that are tailored to reflect your interests. To help understand your interests, AdThrive, Google and our other advertising partners will track your behavior on our website and on other websites across the Internet using cookies.
A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. Cookies may be either “persistent” cookies or “session” cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed. Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.
For European Economic Area Residents
If you reside in a country in the European Economic Area (EEA), then under the GDPR and applicable data protection laws you have the rights, among other things, to access your personal data, have us erase it, and/or restrict its further processing. If you wish to access or delete your personal data (if any) maintained by us or AdThrive related to advertising on the Site, you can contact us at email@example.com and contact AdThrive at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you wish to see a list of the advertising partners we work with or change which of those partners track your behavior using cookies, click the ad preferences link at the bottom of the site. (Available in the EU.)
For California Residents
California law gives residents the right to opt out of the “sale” of their personal information to third parties, including for advertising purposes. Under California law, the sharing of your information with a service provider for advertising purposes could be considered a “sale.” To opt out of the sharing of your information for advertising information, click the opt out link provided in the footer of this page. You also have the right to request from us the categories of personal information that we have shared and the categories of third parties to whom the information was provided. To make such a request, please contact us at email@example.com. To be clear we do not share your name, contact information, or any other sensitive information with third parties, and the categories of third parties that we share information with for advertising purposes are supply side platforms, programmatic advertising exchanges, and demand side platforms.
Rights related to your personal information
You may contact me with your concerns at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Opt-Out – You may opt-out of future email communications by following the unsubscribe links in my emails or contacting me by email to be removed from my mailing list.
Access – You may access the personal information we have about you by submitting a request by email.
Amend – You may contact me to amend or update your personal information.
Forget – When you unsubscribe from my newsletter, your information is not completely erased from the email service provider data in case you choose to subscribe again. If you would like your information to be completely erased, you may request that we erase or forget your personal data by contacting me by email.
Please note that I may need to retain certain information for recordkeeping purposes or to complete transactions, or when required by law.
Sensitive Personal Information
Children and their personal information
This website does not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 16. If a parent or guardian believes that this website has personally identifiable information of a child under the age of 16 in its database, please contact me to remove such information from my records.
Your acceptance of these terms
By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use this site. Your continued use of this website following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.
This document was last updated on May 12, 2018