Wix Privacy Policy


We receive, collect and store any information you enter on our website or provide us in any other way. In addition, we collect the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet; login; e-mail address; password; computer and connection information and purchase history. We may use software tools to measure and collect session information, including page response times, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information, and methods used to browse away from the page. We also collect personally identifiable information (including name, email, password, communications); payment details (including credit card information), comments, feedback, product reviews, recommendations, and personal profile.
 

When you contact me

  • Personal data you provide about yourself (for example, your name and contact details e.g. an email)

  • You provide a name and an email address when making a comment on a blog post or submitting a form. I do not ask for any other details. What you provide is up to you.

  • You may disclose information about your business - however this is not personal information which for the purposes of the GDPR only relates to the personal data of individuals.

  • When you order products on this site. 
     

When a third party contacts me on your behalf

  • Personal data provided by a third party such as your name, contact details and specific circumstances.
     

When you visit this website, or interact with this site or me via social media

  • Your IP address and browsing preferences and choices;

  • Your name and username and any comments that you make.
     

When you commission me to do work for you

  • Your name and email address. I will also ask you for your normal mailing address for my invoice. Depending on the assignment you may disclose various other data but this will vary from client to client and will not apply to all. What you disclose is your choice.

  • If you post any personal data (e.g. an email address) in a blog comment I will not publish it.
     

How do I collect information?

Your personal information may be collected from a number of sources. These include:

  • From you when you contact or interact with this site by email or when you communicate through social media;

  • From forms you may complete;

  • From public sources of data (e.g. the contacts details you have chosen to make public on your website or social media)

  • From organisations/bodies you are connect to or are affiliated with, when they provide your information to me

 

Why do I collect it?

  • In relation to news updates, the information I hold is based on you having given your consent. For example, in relation to news updates  you have provided the email and then verified that it should be stored and used as a basis for processing the blog feed via Feedburner and sending you an email for the news update.

  • I also collect information because of a legitimate interest to ensure I have got details correct in relation to any public published information about you.

  • Data relating to any business transaction arises out of a contractual necessity e.g. so both you and I are fulfilling the obligations set out in supplier terms and conditions or any contract that may be in place.
     

How do I use your information?

I process your data in order to:

  • Record any correspondence or products I receive and respond accordingly;

  • Send out information relating to news updates

  • Enter into contracts with customers

  • Maintain relationships with individuals and organisations and send messages from time to time
     

How is it stored?

Your personal data is stored in a number of ways:

  • In paper files stored securely;

  • In software systems which are managed on my Apple hardware or on webware provided by a third party supplier. (details below)

  • If you register to receive news updates, your information will be held on a secure server and the data will be shared with Google Feedburner only for automated processing of the news feed via wix.
     

Who do I share your information with?

We may share your data with and/or obtain information from some third parties:

  • my website service in relation to the use of forms and comments on this website and for the management of cookies on this website;

  • statistical services with respect to understanding the traffic to the website

  • Social media providers e.g. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram – to highlight public news

  • Other organizations where we are required to by law or by a public authority.


I am committed to protecting your privacy. Under no circumstances do I rent, trade or share your e-mail address without your consent.  Very occasionally people ask to be put in contact with another person. Rather than give their email address to you, I inform you that I will forward your request (using gmail) ​to them and leave them to decide how to respond.
 

How do I protect your data?

I take the security of your data very seriously. Your data cannot be accessed by third parties other than those providing services as identified below.

I engage reputable service providers to process your data on my behalf for the purposes of email correspondence, website and social media provision They are all under a duty of confidentiality, and are legally obliged to implement appropriate technical and organisational measures to ensure the security of data in line with the relevant legislation.

 

How long do I keep your personal data?

Nothing is kept indefinitely. Your personal data is kept under review.

  • Correspondence: I periodically delete contacts and associated emails. 

  • Blog comments and forms: If the blog comment is not published or the form submitted is nonsensical they are deleted.

  • News updates: Emails are stored on in my dedicated Google Feedburner account. If the email is not verified for this use within one month of it being received by Feedburner I delete it. You may unsubscribe from this online newsletter at anytime.

  • Personal data and business correspondence in relation to all business contracts involving payment is retained for a minimum of six years after the end of the tax year in line with provincial requirements..


We collect such Non-personal and Personal Information for the following purposes:

  1. To provide and operate the Services;

  2. To provide our Users with ongoing customer assistance and technical support;

  3. To be able to contact our Visitors and Users with general or personalized service-related notices and promotional messages;

  4. To create aggregated statistical data and other aggregated and/or inferred Non-personal Information, which we or our business partners may use to provide and improve our respective services; 

  5. To comply with any applicable laws and regulations.
     

How do you store, use, share and disclose your site visitors' personal information?

This site is hosted by the Wix.com platform. Your data may be stored through Wix.com’s data storage, databases and the general Wix.com applications. They store your data on secure servers behind a firewall. 

All direct payment gateways offered by Wix.com and used by the company adhere to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover. PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of credit card information by our store and its service providers.

How do you communicate with your site visitors?

All information collected is via the wix site platform, via email correspondance or opt in emails.  In the event, we may contact you to notify you regarding your order, account details, troubleshooting issues pertainign to your account and to resolve any payment disputes. Other forms of communication include contacting you through an opt in process to obtain your opinion regarding surveys or questionnaires, to send updates about upcoming events and updates about our company.  For these purposes mathods of contact may include email, telephone, text messages, social media and postal mail.

How do you use cookies and other tracking tools?
It's important to note that third-party services, such as Google Analytics or other applications offered through the Wix App Market, place cookies or utilize other tracking technologies through Wix´s services, may have their own policies regarding how they collect and store information. As these are external services, such practices are not covered by the Wix Privacy Policy.
 

How can your site visitors withdraw their consent?

You must explain how your site visitors can withdraw their consent for collection of personal information, as well as how they can delete or change the collected information. If you don’t want us to process your data anymore, please contact us at [your email] or send us mail to: [your physical mailing address].

Privacy policy updates

We recommend that you inform your users about your ability to change or update your site's privacy policy.

Sample:
We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time, so please review it frequently. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here that it has been updated, so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we use and/or disclose it. 

Questions and your contact information

Provide valid addresses/channels in order for your users or site visitors to be able to contact you. 

Sample:
If you would like to: access, correct, amend or delete any personal information we have about you, you are invited to contact us at [your email] or send us mail to: [your physical mailing address].

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