PRIVACY POLICY:

This Privacy Policy describes how, where and what personal information might be collected on our website and/or webshop and what it will be used for. Click on any of the topics below to learn more about this in regards to:

- OUR NEWSLETTER
- PATREON DOWNLOAD PAGES
- OUR SHOP
- STATISTICS
- GENERAL INFORMATION


OUR NEWSLETTER

You can sign up to our free newsletter at the bottom of any page of our website. To do this you will be asked to provide us with your name and email address, which will be used to send you information or newsletters relating to our art and website or anything directly related to it. We will not use this information for any other purposes and it will not be given or sold to any 3rd parties. You can also choose to cancel your subscription at any time and if you chose to do this we will delete your date from our records.



PATREON DOWNLOAD PAGES

When you visit our Patreon downloads page or downloads archive you are requred to enter a password to keep the content exclusive. This is only used to verify that you have the required access to the page. These pages also collects analytics data (see the statistics section below) so that we can see how many people visits these pages in the hope to learn what content people prefer and try to bring you more items that you like. You can also subscribe to our newsletter from these pages (see the newsletter section above for details). No other information is collected on these pages.



OUR SHOP

SUMMARY: Our online shop (www.thepicsees.com/shop) is powered by Shopify who place cookies and collect certain data in order for the shop to function properly and to enable us to fulfil orders.
This section describes how your personal information is collected, used, and shared when you visit our website or make a purchase from thepicsees.com/shop or thepicsees.myshopify.com (henceforth referred to as the “Shop”).


What Information is collected?

When you visit the Shop, certain information about your device is automatically collect, including information about your web browser, IP address, time zone, and some of the cookies that are installed on your device. Additionally, as you browse the Shop, information is collected about the individual web pages or products that you view, what websites or search terms referred you to the Shop, and information about how you interact with the Shop. This automatically-collected information is referred to as “Device Information”.

We collect Device Information using the following technologies:
- Cookies, which are data files that are placed on your device or computer and often include an anonymous unique identifier. For more information about cookies, and how to disable cookies, visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org.
- Log files, which track actions occurring in the Shop, and collect data including your IP address, browser type, Internet service provider, referring/exit pages, and date/time stamps.

Additionally when you make a purchase or attempt to make a purchase through our Shop, we collect certain information from you that you will be asked to provide, including your name, billing address, shipping address, payment information (including credit card numbers), email address, and phone number. This information is referred to as “Order Information”.

When we talk about “Personal Information” in this Privacy Policy, we are talking both about Device Information and Order Information.

How is this information used?

We use the Order Information that is collected to fulfil any orders placed through the Shop (including processing your payment information, arranging for shipping, and providing you with invoices and/or order confirmations).
Additionally, we use this Order Information to:
- Communicate with you
- Screen our orders for potential risk or fraud

We use the Device Information that is collected to help us screen for potential risk and fraud (in particular, your IP address), and more generally to improve and optimize our Shop (for example, by generating analytics about how people browse and interact with the Site).

Sharing Personal Information?

This Shop is powered by Shopify and the Personal Information, as described above are shared with them to make the Shop function --you can read more about how Shopify uses your Personal Information here: https://www.shopify.com/legal/privacy.


STATISTICS

SUMMARY: Selected pages on our website make use of Google Analytics which we use to see how many people visite our website, which pages they visit and how much time they spend on these pages which we hope will help us to improve our website for all our visitors.

You can opt-out of Google Analytics here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.


What Information is collected?

When you visit selected pages on our website, certain information is automatically collect, including information about your web browser, IP address (although these are truncated before it enters our analytic data and is not visible to us), time zone, and some of the cookies that are installed on your device. Additionally, as you browse the site, information is collected about the individual web pages you view and, what websites or search terms referred you to the Site, and information about how you interact with the Site. This automatically-collected information is collected using the following technologies:
- Cookies, which are data files that are placed on your device or computer and often include an anonymous unique identifier. For more information about cookies, and how to disable cookies, visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org.
- Log files which track actions occurring on the Site, and collect data including your IP address, browser type, Internet service provider, referring/exit pages, and date/time stamps.

How is this information used?

We only use this information to help us understand how people use our site so that we can improve it and make it easier for everyone to find the pages they'd like to visit.


GENERAL INFORMATION

LEGAL REQUIREMENTS
We may share Information that was collected to comply with applicable laws and regulations, to respond to a subpoena, search warrant or other lawful request for information we receive, or to otherwise protect our rights.

YOUR RIGHTS
If you are a European resident, you have the right to access personal information we hold about you and to ask that your personal information be corrected, updated, or deleted. If you would like to exercise this right, please contact us through the contact information below and we will be happy to help you with this.

Additionally, if you are a European resident please note that we are processing your information in order to fulfil contracts we might have with you (for example if you make an order through the Site), or otherwise to pursue our legitimate business interests listed above. Additionally, please note that your information will be transferred outside of Europe, including to Canada and the United States.

DATA RETENTION
When you place an order through the Site, we will maintain your Order Information for our records unless and until you ask us to delete this information. When you sign us for our newsletter the details you supply (name and email address) will be kept on record until you unsubscribe or ask us to delete this infromation

CHANGES
We may update this privacy policy from time to time in order to reflect, for example, changes to our practices or for other operational, legal or regulatory reasons.



If anything is unclear or you have any questions or comments please contact us at: copyright@thepicsees.com and we'll do our best to help


Last update: 12 August 2018