Privacy Policy & Disclosure

First and foremost, protecting your private information is our priority. This Statement of Privacy applies to www.dotsandplaid.com and Polkadots & Plaid and governs data collection and usage. For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, unless otherwise noted, all references to Polkadots & Plaid include www.dotsandplaid.com and Polkadots & Plaid. The Polkadots & Plaid website is a personal blog site. By using the Polkadots & Plaid website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement. Collection of your Personal Information Polkadots & Plaid may collect personally identifiable information, such as your:

  • name

  • e-mail address

Collection of Your Personal Information

If you purchase Polkadots & Plaid’s products and services, we collect billing and credit card information. This information is used to complete the purchase transaction. Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through Polkadots & Plaid’s public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others. Polkadots & Plaid encourages you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to link to from Polkadots & Plaid so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information. Polkadots & Plaid is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of the Polkadots & Plaid website.

Use of your Personal Information

Polkadots & Plaid collects and uses your personal information to operate its website(s) and deliver the services you have requested. Polkadots & Plaid may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Polkadots & Plaid and its affiliates. Polkadots & Plaid may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.

Polkadots & Plaid does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties.

Polkadots & Plaid may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. Polkadots & Plaid may share data with trusted partners to help perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Polkadots & Plaid, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information. Polkadots & Plaid may keep track of the websites and pages our users visit within Polkadots & Plaid, in order to determine what Polkadots & Plaid services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within Polkadots & Plaid to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area. Polkadots & Plaid will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Polkadots & Plaid or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Polkadots & Plaid; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Polkadots & Plaid, or the public.

Automatically Collected Information

Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by Polkadots & Plaid. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Polkadots & Plaid website.

Use of Cookies

The Polkadots & Plaid website may use “cookies” to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you. One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize Polkadots & Plaid pages, or register with Polkadots & Plaid site or services, a cookie helps Polkadots & Plaid to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same Polkadots & Plaid website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Polkadots & Plaid features that you customized. You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Polkadots & Plaid services or websites you visit. Children Under Thirteen Polkadots & Plaid does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen. If you are under the age of thirteen, you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to use this website.

Opt-Out & Unsubscribe

We respect your privacy and give you an opportunity to opt-out of receiving announcements of certain information. Users may opt-out of receiving any or all communications from Polkadots & Plaid by contacting us here: – Web page: www.dotsandplaid.com – Email: sara@dotsandplaid.com

Changes to this Statement

Polkadots & Plaid will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. Polkadots & Plaid encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how Polkadots & Plaid is protecting your information.

Contact Information

Polkadots & Plaid welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that Polkadots & Plaid has not adhered to this Statement, please contact Polkadots & Plaid at: Email Address: sara@dotsandplaid.com

Disclosure

This blog is a personal blog written and edited by me. For questions about this blog, please contact me via sara@dotsandplaid.com.
This blog accepts forms of cash advertising, sponsorship, paid insertions or other forms of compensation.

The compensation received will never influence the content, topics or posts made in this blog. All advertising is in the form of advertisements generated by a third-party ad network. Those advertisements will be identified as paid advertisements.

Polkadots & Plaid may be compensated to provide opinion on products, services, websites and various other topics. Even though the owner(s) of this blog may receive compensation for our posts or advertisements, we always give our honest opinions, findings, beliefs, or experiences on those topics or products. The views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely the bloggers’ own. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer, provider or party in question.

This blog does contain content which might present a conflict of interest. This content will always be identified.

Effective as of May 17, 2017