website is owned and operated by george andrade
what information is “collected”?
- information may be collected from you when you register on my site, place an order, subscribe to my newsletter (don’t have one), land on a page with advertising targeting (don’t have that), respond to a survey or fill out a form
- information may also be collected through a cookie for targeted advertising
when ordering or registering on my site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your: name, e-mail address, mailing address, phone number, birth date, credit card information, and/or other personal information
what do I use your information for?
any of the information I collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:
- to personalize your experience (your information helps me to better respond to your individual needs)
- to improve my website (I continually strive to improve my website offerings and design based on the information and feedback I receive from you)
- to improve customer service (your information helps me to more effectively respond to your customer service requests and support needs)
- to process transactions
your information, whether public or private, will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to any other company for any reason whatsoever, without your consent, other than for the express purpose of delivering the purchased product or service requested
- to administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature
- to send periodic emails (emphasis on “periodic”)
- to advertise
any cookies installed may be used for targeted advertising; the email address you provide may be used to send you information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions
if at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, either check for detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email or get in touch with me!
how do I protect your information?
I implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you place an order or enter, submit, or access your personal information
my site on Squarespace is hosted on a secure server
all supplied sensitive/credit information is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted into our Payment gateway providers database only to be accessible by those authorized with special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential
after a transaction, your private information (credit cards, social security numbers, financials, etc.) will not be stored on either my or Squarespace servers
cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computers hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the sites or service providers systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information. Cookies can also be used for targeted advertising.
do I disclose any information to outside parties?
I do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information.
this does not include trusted third parties who assist Squarespace in operating the website, conducting my business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential
I may also release your information when and if I believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety.
third party links
occasionally, at my discretion, I may include or offer third party products or services on my website
these third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies; I therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites.
nonetheless, I seek to protect the integrity of my site and welcome any feedback about these sites
California Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance
because I value your privacy, I have taken the necessary precautions to be in compliance with the California Online Privacy Protection Act.
I therefore will not distribute your personal information to outside parties without your consent
Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance
I am in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act)
I do not and will not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age
my website, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older