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Privacy Policy

This privacy notice discloses the privacy practices for northstardesign.studio. This privacy notice applies solely to information collected by this website. It will notify you of the following:

 

  • What personally identifiable information is collected from you through the website, how it is used and with whom it may be shared;

  • What choices are available to you regarding the use of your data;

  • The security procedures in place to protect the misuse of your information; and

  • How you can correct any inaccuracies in the information.

 

To make this notice easy to find, we make it available on our home page and at every point where personal information may be requested.

 

Information Collection, Use, and Sharing

This website is solely owned and operated by North Star Design Studio and we only have access to/collect the personal information that you voluntarily give us via email or other direct contact from you. We will not sell or rent this information to anyone.  If you provide us with another person’s information, you represent and warrant that you are authorized to do so and have that person’s full consent to do so. We will use your information to respond to you, regarding the reason you contacted us. We will not share your information with any third party outside of our organization, other than as necessary to fulfill your request, e.g. to submit a project to press.  Unless you ask us not to, we may contact you via email in the future to tell you about specials, new products or services, or changes to this privacy policy.

 

Information Collected via YouCanBookMe.Com

In an effort to serve you better, northstardesign.studio may make certain tools available from third parties, such as youcanbookme.com (“YCBM”), a third party vendor who provides online calendar syncing and scheduling services. Under its current policy (as of 5/20/2018), YCBM holds and processes data for individual bookings, by default, for up to 24 months after the date of the booking. Individual booking data will be automatically deleted from their system after 24 months. If you want to learn more about how YCBM handles your data, you can go to this link: www.youcanbook.me/privacy.

 

Other Third Party Vendors and Services

Our services are enhanced by leveraging third party services and platforms to maximize time, budgets and overall client and team resources. (ie: GoogleCalendar, Stripe, Zapier, JotForm, Active Campaign, DocuSign, Dubsado, Asana, Trello, HoneyBook, Office 365, MacMail, Intiut, GoogleDrive, DropBox, Facebook, Skype, Zoom, Apple, etc.). We are not responsible for the content and privacy policies of these third parties.  Please refer to their individual Terms of Service and Privacy Policy statements to better understand how they collect and use your data.

 

Finally, we never use or share the personally identifiable information provided to us online in ways unrelated to the ones described above without also providing you an opportunity to opt-out or otherwise prohibit such unrelated uses.

 

Cookies, Web Beacons, and Google Analytics

We may use ‘cookies’ and/or web beacons on this site.  A cookie is a piece of data stored on a site visitor’s hard drive to help us improve your access to our site and identify repeat visitors to our site.  Web beacon is a piece of data used to collect advertising data, such as counting page views, promotion views, or advertising responses.  These tools help us to tract and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our site.  Usage of a cookie or a web beacon is not linked in any way to any personally identifiable information on our site. We also use Google Analytics and you can go to this link to find out how Google uses data when you use this site: www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners.  You may configure your device to limit or to prevent access by cookies, such as to notify you when you receive a cookie, to block all cookies, or to delete existing cookies.

 

We may use non-identifying and aggregate information derived from cookies and other analytical tools (“Aggregated Data”) to better design our website.  We may also share the Aggregated Data with third party service providers such as advertisers. For example, we may tell an advertiser that X number of individuals visited a certain area on our website, or that Y number of men and Z number of women filled out our registration form, but we would not disclose anything that could be used to identify those individuals.   Finally, we may disclose your data to a third party (i) if it is required by any applicable law, regulation or government request, (ii) to protect the security or integrity of this website, or (iii) to protect ourselves and our other customers or the public from harm or illegal activities. 

 

Please note that this website is not designed for use by children under the age of 18 nor does NSDS knowingly collect or store any information from children on this website, and no part of our website is structured to attract anyone under 18.

 

Your Access to and Control Over Information

By submitting your contact information and/or using this site you consent to our use of your data as described in this privacy policy. You may opt out of any future contacts from us at any time. You can do the following at any time by contacting us via the email address or phone number given on our website:

 

  • See what data we have about you, if any.

  • Change/correct any data we have about you.

  • Have us delete any data we have about you.
  • Express any concern you have about our use of your data.

  • Request that we deliver your data to you or to a third party.

 

Security

While no data transmission over the internet is 100% secure from intrusion, we take appropriate precautions to protect your information, consistent with industry standards. When you submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and offline.

 

Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, billing or customer service) are granted access to personally identifiable information. The computers/servers in which we store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment.

 

If you feel that we are not abiding by this privacy policy, or if you have any questions regarding this privacy policy, you should contact us immediately via telephone at 1-203-243-8383 or via email: begin@northstardesign.studio.

 

We reserve the right to update and revise this Privacy Policy.  If we do so, we will post a notice on this website about the change and the effective date and we may notify you directly about the revised policy.

 

 Last updated: 10-26-2019

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