fbpx

Michael Statham art Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy describes how your personal information is collected, used, and shared when you visit or make a purchase from www.mickstatham.com (the “Site”).

This privacy policy has been compiled to better serve those who are concerned with how their ‘Personally Identifiable Information’ is being used online. This is information that can be used on its own or with other information to identify, contact, or locate a single person, or to identify an individual in context. Please read our privacy policy carefully to get a clear understanding of how we collect, use, protect or otherwise handle your Personally Identifiable Information in accordance with our website.

What personal information do we collect from the people that visit our website?

When ordering or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your name, email address, mailing address, credit card information or other details to help you with your experience.

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitors IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection. Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

An anonymised string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Articles or journal posts 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 tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

How does using the Etsy selling platform effect the data we collect?

We share information with Etsy as necessary to provide you with our services and comply with our obligations under both the Etsy Seller Policy and Etsy Terms of Use. 

The full Etsy privacy policy can be found here https://www.etsy.com/uk/legal/privacy/?ref=ftr

When do we collect information?

We collect information from you when you register on our site, place an order, subscribe to a newsletter or enter information on our site.

How do we use your information?

We may use the information we collect from you when you register, make a purchase, sign up for our newsletter, surf the website, or use certain other site features in the following ways:

 To personalise your experience and to allow us to deliver the type of content and product offerings in which you are most interested.

 To improve our website in order to better serve you.

 To allow us to better service you in responding to your customer service requests.

 To quickly process your transactions.

 To send periodic emails regarding your order or other products and services.

 To follow up with them after correspondence (email)

We use the Etsy platform to see our products. For their privacy policy please see the Etsy site here https://www.etsy.com/uk/legal/privacy/?ref=ftr

How do we protect your information?

Our website is scanned on a regular basis for security holes and known vulnerabilities in order to make your visit to our site as safe as possible.

Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. In addition, all sensitive/credit information you supply is encrypted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.

We implement a variety of security measures when a user places an order to maintain the safety of your personal information. All transactions are processed through a gateway provider (currently through Etsy but  may include PayPal or Stripe in the future) and are not stored or processed on our servers.

Do we use ‘cookies’?

Yes. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the site’s or service provider’s systems to recognise your browser and capture and remember certain information. For instance, we use cookies to help us remember and process the items in your shopping cart. They are also used to help us understand your preferences based on previous or current site activity, which enables us to provide you with improved services. We also use cookies to help us compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future.

We use cookies to:

 Help remember and process the items in the shopping cart.

 Understand and save user’s preferences for future visits.

You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser settings. Since browser is a little different, look at your browser’s Help Menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.

If users disable cookies in their browser:

If you turn cookies off it will turn off some of the features of the site.

Third-party disclosure

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your Personally Identifiable Information.

Third-party links

Occasionally, we may include or offer third-party products or services on our website. These third-party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.

Google

We, use Google Analytics cookies to help us understand how visitors use the website. The Google privacy Policy can be found here https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en

Privacy

Once this privacy policy is created, we will add a link to it at the bottom of each page of the site and on the terms and conditions page.

Our Privacy Policy link includes the word ‘Privacy’ and can easily be found on the page specified above.

You will be notified of any Privacy Policy changes on our Privacy Policy Page

You can change or review your personal information by emailing us at mail@mickstatham.com or using the update option at the bottom of every email.

Does our site allow third-party behavioural tracking?

It’s also important to note that we allow third-party behavioural tracking (Facebook pixel and Google analytics)

We collect your email address in order to:

 Send information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions

 Process orders and to send information and updates pertaining to orders.

 Send you additional information related to your product and/or service

 Market to our mailing list or continue to send emails to our clients after the original transaction has occurred.

We agree to the following:

 Not use false or misleading subjects or email addresses.

 Identify the message as an advertisement in some reasonable way.

 Include the physical address of our business or site headquarters.

 Monitor third-party email marketing services for compliance, if one is used.

 Honour opt-out/unsubscribe requests quickly.

 Allow users to unsubscribe by using the link in any email we send.

If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, you can email us at mail@mickstatham.com

Or follow the instructions at the bottom of each email and we will promptly remove you from ALL correspondence.

Contacting Us

If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy, you may contact us using the information below.

Michael Statham, 5 Albion Street, Woodville, Swadlincote, Derbyshire DE11 8DS

This policy was updated on 28 January 2019.

Subscribe today
Sign up to my newsletter today to receive advance notification of new work and collections.
Subscribing will also qualify you for 10% of your first piece of art.