Privacy Policy

Personal Information: Personal information means any information about you except your name, business title, business address, business e-mail address, business telephone number or business facsimile number. It also does not include your home address or phone number if these are published in a telephone or other directory.

Accountability

We are responsible for the personal information under our control and we have designated Susan Schaefer who is responsible for our compliance with this policy and with privacy legislation. If you wish to contact Susan, you can do one of the following:
by telephone: 250.757-8003
by e-mail: susan@youngatart.ca
by mail:
Susan Schaefer
14 -161 Horne Lake Rd.,
Qualicum Beach BC, V9K 1T9

What Personal Information do we Collect?

When you purchase any product from us including but not limited to paintings, magazine subscriptions, newsletter subscriptions, web development, Internet hosting, search engine optimization, graphic design, or when you have us service, administer, or repair your web site, or purchase other products or services from or through us, or if you participate in one of our surveys, contests, or promotions, or contact the our staff, we may collect some or all of the following information: your name, address and telephone number, e-mail address, web site address and fax number.

The Security of your Personal Information is Important to Us

Your personal information is used by us only for the purposes identified below and access to your personal information is limited to those employees of Young At Art Studios who need to have access to it.

How do we use your Personal Information?

Your personal information may be used by us to provide products and services to you such as stated in the section above: “What Personal Information do we Collect” as well as to provide you with a reminder that your web site and/or listing requires servicing and to provide you with updates and information regarding products and services that we have to offer and which we think will be of interest to you.

Sometimes we have to Share your Personal Information with Others

We do not sell your personal information to third parties. We may share some or all of your personal information with third parties such as the Registrar of your domain name and its related companies, the hosting provider of your web site or web application, the providers of products or services relating to your web site. We may also disclose your personal information where we are required or permitted by law to do so.

How Long do we keep your Personal Information?

We retain your personal information as long as we believe that you are our customer and for 2 years after you are no longer our customer. If the information relates to the hosting of a web site or web application, or a domain Name registration we retain personal information relating to the hosting of a web site or web application, or a domain Name registration as long as those arrangements are in place. If the information relates to the development, administration, service or repair of any product we have developed, administered, serviced or repaired for you we retain the personal information for as long as is reasonably necessary to address any issues arising from development, administration, service or repair as may be required by law. If there are legal requirements relating to the period of time which we must retain your personal information, we comply with those requirements.

What can you do if you want to limit the use to which we Put Your Personal Information?

Most of the personal information which we collect is necessary for us to perform the services outlined herein throughout this Notice and we cannot do this without that personal information. Similarly, we must disclose your personal information as described above in order to host your web site or web application, register and/or renew your domain name, to provide products and services related to these services. If you do not want us to use or disclose your personal information in a particular way, please contact Susan Schaefer as described above and we will be pleased to discuss with you how we can limit collection, use or disclosure of your personal information.

You can Request Access to Your Personal Information

You have a right to access the personal information which we have about you and to request that personal information which you believe to be inaccurate be corrected. If you wish to access your personal information you should contact Susan Schaefer who will be pleased to assist you.

Security

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about webpage traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Controlling your personal information

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

  • whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes
  • if you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us at the above address

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to us at the abouve address.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

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Questions? Concerns?

If you have any questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy or about the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information by Young At Art Studios please contact Susan Schaefer as set out at the beginning of this policy and we will try to address your concerns.