January 26, 2016
Sarah Blank Design Studio (“Sarah Blank Kitchen and Bath”) operates several websites including sarahblankdesignstudio.com, and profiles on facebook.com, instagram.com, pinterest.com, twitter.com, and Houzz.com. It is Sarah Blank Design Studio’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.
Like most website operators, Sarah Blank Design Studio 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. Sarah Blank Design Studio’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Sarah Blank Design Studio visitors use its website. From time to time, Sarah Blank Design Studio may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
Sarah Blank Design Studio also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on our blog. Sarah Blank Design Studio 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 blog commenter IP addresses and email addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog where the comment was left.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to Sarah Blank Design Studio websites choose to interact with Sarah Blank Design Studio in ways that require Sarah Blank Design Studio to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Sarah Blank Design Studio gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up for a blog at SarahBlankDesignStudio.com to provide a First name and email address. Those who engage in transactions with Sarah Blank Design Studio are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, Sarah Blank Design Studio collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Sarah Blank Design Studio. Sarah Blank Design Studio 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.
Sarah Blank Design Studio may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. For instance, Sarah Blank Design Studio may monitor the most popular blogs on the site or use spam screened by the Akismet service to help identify spam. Sarah Blank Design Studio may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Sarah Blank Design Studio does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
Sarah Blank Design Studio 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 Sarah Blank Design Studio behalf or to provide services available at Sarah Blank Design Studio 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 Sarah Blank Design Studio websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Sarah Blank Design Studio 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, Sarah Blank Design Studio discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Sarah Blank Design Studio believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Sarah Blank Design Studio, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an Sarah Blank Design Studio website and have supplied your email address, Sarah Blank Design Studio 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 Sarah Blank Design Studio and our products. We primarily use our various product blogs to communicate this type of information, so we expect to keep this type of email to a minimum. If you send us a request (for example via a support 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. Sarah Blank Design Studio takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
If Sarah Blank Design Studio, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Sarah Blank Design Studio 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 Sarah Blank Design Studio may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.
Comments and other content submitted to our Akismet anti-spam service are not saved on our servers unless they were marked as false positives, in which case we store them long enough to use them to improve the service to avoid future false positives.