It is our policy. to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.
Like most website operators, Girl Thing Designs collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Girl Thing Designs’ purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Girl Thing Designs’s visitors use its website. From time to time, Girl Thing Designs may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
Girl Thing Designs also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on theyearsareshort.com blogs/sites. Girl Thing Designs only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that commenter IP addresses and email addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog/site where the comment was left.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to Girl Thing Designs’ websites choose to interact with Girl Thing Designs in ways that require Girl Thing Designs to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Girl Thing Designs gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up at girlthingdesigns.com to provide a username and email address. Those who engage in transactions with Girl Thing Designs are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, Girl Thing Designs collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Girl Thing Designs. Girl Thing Designs does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.
Girl Thing Designs may collect statistics about the behaviour of visitors to its websites. Girl Thing Designs may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Girl Thing Designs does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
Girl Thing Designs discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Girl Thing Designs’s behalf or to provide services available at Girl Thing Designs’s websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using Girl Thing Designs’ websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Girl Thing Designs will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, Girl Thing Designs discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Girl Thing Designs believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Girl Thing Designs, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an Girl Thing Designs website and have supplied your email address, Girl Thing Designs may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with Girl Thing Designs and our products. If you send us a request (for example via email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. Girl Thing Designs takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
If Girl Thing Designs, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Girl Thing Designs goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of Girl Thing Designs may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.