Information We Collect and Why
We collect and store the information you voluntarily submit, such as your name and email, when you subscribe to a newsletter or submit a contact form.
Automatically collected information/Log files:
We may automatically collect certain information that does not tell us who you are, but may let us identify the specific device you are using to visit the Sites (such as your computer, tablet, or smartphone), and information about your web browser, your device manufacturer, your operating system and version, network information, IP address and general location information, and your time zone and language settings. We may also collect information about actions you take when using the Sites, such as the links you click on. This information may be shared with third party service providers, but no personally identifiable information is stored in their analytics.
Orders from the Sites:
How We Use Your Information
- To operate and maintain the Sites.
- To send you promotional information like newsletters. Each email promotion will provide you with information on how to opt out of future mailings.
- To send you administrative communications like confirmation emails, technical notices, updates on policies, or security alerts.
- To process and fulfill your order from the Sites, including sending you updates regarding the status and shipment of your order.
- To respond to your comments or inquiries.
- To provide you with user support.
- To track and measure advertising campaigns sending users to the Sites.
- To protect, investigate and deter against unauthorized or illegal activity.
Third Party Use of Your Information
Except if required by law or as detailed below, we will not sell, distribute, share, or reveal your information with anyone unless you expressly give us permission to do so.
Embedded content from other websites:
Some material on the Sites may include embedded content (e.g., videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if you have visited the other website.
The Sites include external links to provide additional services and/or content to the Sites (such as Amazon, Facebook, Instagram, etc.).
These types of services track website usage and provide information such as referring websites and user actions on the Sites. However, these third-party service providers do not store any personally identifiable information in their data. For example, Google Analytics may capture your IP address but not your personally identifiable information.
Mail Service Providers:
These types of services are used to deliver email updates and newsletters. They store your name and email address in order to deliver these communications to you.
Purchasing on the Sites:
To process orders from the Sites’ store we use Printful to fulfill and ship orders and Woo Commerce to process payment information. These activities will be covered by their privacy policies, which can be found at https://www.printful.com/policies/privacy and https://automattic.com/privacy/.
Street Team/Book Promoters:
If you sign up to be a member of the Street Team, a third-party service provider may use your information to contact you or send you promotional items.
We may disclose your information to respond to legal or government requests or to establish/exercise our legal rights. We may share your information to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, and situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, or as otherwise required by law.
Sale of Business:
In the future, we may reorganize our company, join with or create new companies, or start business relationships with other companies. If any of these changes happen, we may disclose and transfer your information to those third parties. You understand and acknowledge that we reserve the right to transfer any information collected from you in these cases.
We may use anonymous data, which does not identify you on your own or when combined with data from other parties. This type of anonymous data may be provided to other parties or service providers for marketing, advertising, or other uses. For example, this type of data might be collected from cookies.
Affiliate Program Participation:
We may engage in affiliate marketing, which is done by embedding tracking links into the Sites. If you click on a link for an affiliate partnership, a cookie will be placed on your browser to track any sales for purposes of commissions.
You may subscribe to our newsletter, which may be used for advertising purposes. All newsletters sent may contain tracking pixels which will be embedded in emails and allows an analysis of the success of online marketing campaigns. Because of these tracking pixels, we may see if and when you open an email and which links within the email you click. This allows us to adapt the content of future newsletters to the interests of our subscribers. You may unsubscribe from our newsletter at any time by following the unsubscribe links in our emails or by notifying us at email@example.com to be removed from our mailing list.
Rights Related to Your Personal Information
You can submit a request to update, correct, or delete the personal information we have about you by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
How long we store your personal information will depend on the purpose that we originally collected it for. We will only retain your personal information as long as it is necessary for our legitimate business interests or to comply with legal requirements.
We do not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 18. If a parent or guardian believes that we have obtained personally identifiable information of a child under the age of 18, please contact us immediately at email@example.com and we will use our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.
If You Are In the European Union
If you are a European Union (EU) resident, you have the right to access personal information we hold about you and to ask that it is corrected, updated, or deleted. You also have the right to receive a copy of the personal information we have about you. If you would like to exercise these rights, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Additionally, if you are an EU resident, we will process your personal information in order to fulfill contracts we might have with you (for example, if you make an order through the Sites) or to pursue our legitimate business interests, such as direct marketing, to prevent fraud, and to conduct analytics on the Sites. Additionally, please note that your information will be transferred outside of Europe including to Canada and the United States. We rely on standard contractual clauses for such transfers.
If you believe your rights under the GDPR have been violated, you may file a complaint with the supervisory authority of your country of residence. For contact information for your supervisory authority, available at: http://ec.europa.eu/justice/data-protection/article-29/structure/data-protection-authorities/index_en.htm.
UPDATED AUGUST 2021