Privacy Policy

Tamarack Mountain Studio is committed to keeping any and all of your personal information collected when using or visiting our website, accurate, confidential, secure and private. Our privacy policy is designed to ensure those affiliated with Tamarack Mountain Studio in the purchase of any products or services, to not only meet but to exceed most existing privacy standards. We are in compliance with the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

This Privacy Policy Agreement applies to Tamarack Mountain Studio and any third party payment portals and thus it shall govern any and all data collection and usage thereof. Through the use of our website, tamarackmountainstudio.com you are herein consenting to the following data procedures expressed within this agreement.

Collection of Information:

Tamarack Mountain Studio and its third party affiliates may collect and may make use of personal information to assist in the operation of our website in order to ensure delivery of the product services requested. At times, we may find it necessary to use personally identifiable information as a means to keep you informed of shipping and or other products/services that may be available to you. Tamarack Mountain Studio may also be in contact with you with in regards to completing surveys and/or research questionnaires related to your buying experience, or information via our newsletter of important information that may be of use to you. Tamarack Mountain Studio may disclose your personal information, without prior notice to you, only if required to do so in accordance with applicable laws and/or statutes in a good faith belief that such action is deemed necessary. Tamarack Mountain Studio will never sell/use or distribute your personal information otherwise to any entity or third party affiliate.

Comments to this website:

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection. An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Cookies:

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

How long we retain your data:

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue. Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service. For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

Embedded content from other websites:

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website. These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

What we collect and store:

While you visit our site, we’ll track:

  • Products you’ve viewed: we’ll use this to, for example, show you products you’ve recently viewed or suggest another product.
  • Location, IP address and browser type: we’ll use this for purposes like estimating taxes and shipping.
  • Shipping address: we’ll ask you to enter this so we can, for instance, estimate shipping before you place an order, and send you the order!

We’ll also use cookies to keep track of cart contents while you’re browsing our site. When you purchase from us, we’ll ask you to provide information including your name, billing address, shipping address, email address, phone number, credit card/payment details and optional account information like username and password. We’ll use this information for purposes, such as, to:

  • Send you information about your account and order
  • Respond to your requests, including refunds and complaints
  • Process payments and prevent fraud
  • Set up your account for our store
  • Comply with any legal obligations we have, such as calculating taxes
  • Improve our store offerings
  • Send you marketing messages, if you choose to receive them

If you create an account, we will store your name, address, email and phone number, which will be used to populate the checkout for future orders.

We generally store information about you for as long as we need the information for the purposes for which we collect and use it, and we are not legally required to continue to keep it. For example, we will store order information for 7 years for tax and accounting purposes. This includes your name, email address and billing and shipping addresses.

We will also store comments or reviews, if you choose to leave them.

Payments:

We accept payments through PayPal and Stripe. When processing payments, some of your data will be passed to these third party affiliates, including information required to process or support the payment, such as the purchase total and billing information.

Please see the PayPal Privacy Policy for more details. Stripe ensures that no sensitive card data is ever stored on our server and is PCI compliant.

What rights you have over your data:

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Unsubscribe or Opt-Out:

All users/visitors to our website have the option to discontinue receiving information/communication from us and reserve the right to discontinue receiving email newsletters. Simply click the unsubscribe link at the bottom of any newsletter and your personal information will be promptly removed from our system. If you wish to opt-out from a third party affiliate, you must go to that specific website and unsubscribe.

Tamarack Mountain Studio does not contain links to any affiliate or other websites and as such does not claim nor accept any responsibility for any privacy policies, and/or procedures of any other websites, once a visitor has left our website. This Privacy Policy applies only to Tamarack Mountain Studio, therefore it is advised that visitors/users be aware and to read the privacy statements of each website that collects private data once they have left this website.

Changes to Privacy Policy Agreement:

Tamarack Mountain Studio reserves the right to change/update and/or add to the terms of our Privacy Policy, and as such will post those changes to our website Privacy Policy Change with the date of change, so that visitors will be aware of the type of information we collect, how it is used and under what circumstances, if any, we may disclose such information. Any drastic changes to this Privacy Policy will therein require a visitor/user to be promptly contacted via email with any said change. Users will then have the opportunity to permit or deny the use of their information.

Acceptance of Terms:

Through the use of this website, Tamarack Mountain Studio, you are hereby accepting the aforementioned terms of this Privacy Policy Agreement. If you are not in agreement with these terms and conditions, then you should refrain from further use of this website and its services. Your continued use of our website means that you are in agreement and acceptance of this Privacy Policy and any posting of updates or changes to our terms and conditions.

How to contact us:

If you have any questions or concerns regarding the Privacy Policy Agreement related to our website, please feel free to contact us using the form below. Your concerns will be responded to within 24 hrs.

 

 

5-24-18