HOW, WHEN AND WHAT WE COLLECT?
How does The Case Study Copywriter (Stark Raven Design, LLC) collect my information?
We collect information directly from you (such as via contact forms), and/or from other Stark Raven Design clients for the purpose of providing the our services to you.
When does Stark Raven Design LLC collect my information?
When you apply for and use our Services, contact us with questions, and otherwise choose to provide information to us.
We receive information about you from contact forms and other clients if they provide us your name through our referral programs. We may combine this with other information that we collect about you.
We, and our third party service providers (with consent for EEA users), automatically collect the following information about your use of our Website and our online Services through cookies, web beacons, log files and other technologies: your browser type and operating system, web pages you view, links you click, the length of time you visit our Website or use our Services, your activities on our Website, and the referring URL or the webpage that led you to our Website.
What information does Stark Raven Design LLC collect?
The types of information we collect about you depends on your particular interaction with our Website and our Services, and might include, where permitted by applicable law:
Your contact information (e.g., name, email address, phone number, billing or mailing address)
- IP address, geolocation
- Details of any transactions carried out using any of the Services
- Any other information that you choose to provide to us (e.g., if you send us an email/otherwise contact us)
- Calls/emails/other correspondence
- Information about your business
You are responsible for providing accurate and up-to-date information. If you choose to participate in our Refer a Friend program, you acknowledge that you have your friend’s consent to provide your friend’s information to us.
HOW WE USE YOUR INFORMATION
To provide our Services to you, to communicate with you about your use of our Services or any changes in our Terms and Conditions that apply to you.
For the purpose for which you specifically provide the information to us, including, to respond to your inquiries, to provide any information that you request, and to provide customer support.
To tailor the content and information that we may send or display to you, personalized help and instructions, and to otherwise personalize your experiences while using our Website and our Services, such as developing and offering you with new and/or additional services or new and/or additional features to existing services.
For marketing and promotional purposes, for example, where permitted by law (other than if (where applicable) you opted out by unsubscribing from marketing emails and/or by contacting us as noted in the table below), we may use your information, such as your email address, phone number, or mailing address to send you newsletters, special offers and promotions, or to otherwise contact you about services or information we think may interest you, or to conduct draws for campaigns and the like and deliver prizes and rewards.
As permitted by applicable law (other than if (where applicable) you opted out), to assist us in advertising our products and services in various mediums including, without limitation, sending you promotional emails, advertising our services on third party sites and social media platforms, sending you direct mail, and by telemarketing.
To better understand how users access and use our Website and our Services, both on an aggregated and individualized basis, to administer, monitor, and improve our Website and Services, for our internal purposes, and for other research and analytical purposes. Please see the information below regarding Third Party Analytics.
To protect us, our customers, employees or property — for instance, to investigate fraud and prevent fraudulent activity, harassment or other types of unlawful activities involving us or other companies that we do business with, to enforce this Policy, as well as our Terms and Conditions.
WHEN DO WE SHARE YOUR INFORMATION?
In response to legal process – to comply with the law, a judicial proceeding, subpoena, court order, or other legal process
In connection with business transfers – to another entity if we are acquired by or merged with such other entity, if substantially all of our assets are transferred to such other entity, or as part of a bankruptcy proceeding.
To protect us and others – we may disclose your information when we believe it is necessary to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the safety of any person, violations of our Terms and Conditions or this Policy, or as evidence in litigation in which we are involved.
Aggregate and de-identified / anonymous information – we may disclose aggregate or de-identified / anonymous information about users for marketing, advertising, research, or similar purposes. For example, sharing with advertising vendors, “Our target market is aged [insert age range].” This information is not personal or identifiable to you.
With consumer reporting agencies, as permitted by law, with respect to users from the United States.
If you do not want us to use your details for us to market to you, and/or to pass your details on to third parties for marketing purposes, please contact us through the phone number or email address listed in the Section titled “Contact Us, Questions, Updating Your Info, Opting Out” below. You will also be able to unsubscribe from any marketing emails sent to you by Stark Raven Design using a link provided in the email.
WHERE WE STORE YOUR DATA
Stark Raven Design LLC stores your data on our encrypted servers. We also rely on third party vendors such as HubSpot CRM, Campaign Monitor (email service provider), Google Apps (email provider), and Google Analytics (data analytics platform) to store customer and visitor data securely.
The transmission of information via the internet is never completely secure. Although we do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our Website; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent un-authorized access.
THIRD PARTY ANALYTICS
We use automated devices and applications, such as Google Analytics and Hubspot, to evaluate use of our Website and the Services. To opt-out of Google Analytics, please go to: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/. Please note that if you use a new or different computer, install a new browser, or clear your cookies; in that case, you will need to re-opt-out through the link above.
THIRD-PARTY AD NETWORKS
You may opt-out of many third-party ad networks, including those operated by members of the Network Advertising Initiative (“NAI”) and the Digital Advertising Alliance (“DAA”). For more information regarding this practice by NAI members and DAA members, and your choices regarding having this information used by these companies, including how to opt-out of third-party ad networks operated by NAI and DAA members, please visit their respective websites: www.networkadvertising.org/optout_nonppii.asp (NAI) and www.aboutads.info/choices (DAA).
Opting out of one or more NAI member or DAA member networks (many of which will be the same) only means that those members no longer will deliver targeted content or ads to you. It does not mean you will no longer receive any targeted content or ads on our Website or other websites. You may continue to receive advertisements, for example, based on the particular website that you are viewing. Also, if your browsers are configured to reject cookies when you visit this opt-out page, or you subsequently erase your cookies, use a different computer or mobile device or change web browsers, your NAI or DAA opt-out may no longer be effective. Additional information is available on NAI’s and DAA’s websites accessible by the above links.
CHANGES TO OUR PRIVACY & COOKIES POLICY
This Policy may change from time to time. Any changes in the future will be posted on our Website and, where appropriate, notified to you by email. Please check back frequently to see any updates or changes to our Policy. We will not materially reduce your rights under this Policy without taking steps to bring such changes to your attention.
CONTACT US, QUESTIONS, UPDATING YOUR INFO, OPTING OUT
If you would like to update your information, you may contact us through the phone number or email address listed below. From time to time, we may email you with special offers; you may opt-out of those offers through the email or by contacting us as noted below.
Stark Raven Design LLC
PO Box 1501, Dahlonega, GA 30533
Phone: (678) 971-9743
GOVERNING LAW & JURISDICTION
This Policy shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the State of Oregon, and any dispute hereunder shall be brought exclusively in the courts of the State of Oregon except where prohibited by US law.
Any and all content provided on this Website or the Services, including links to other websites is provided for information purposes only and does not constitute advice, recommendation or support of such content or website. Stark Raven Design makes every effort to provide true and accurate content on its Website. However, Stark Raven Design provides no warranty, express or implied, of the accuracy, completeness, timeliness, or applicability of such content. Stark Raven Design accepts no responsibility for and excludes all liability in connection with information provided on the Stark Raven Design website, including but not limited to any liability for errors, inaccuracies or omissions.
APPENDIX 1: ADDITIONAL TERMS FOR EEA CUSTOMERS
The information below is required pursuant to the EEA law regarding privacy and data protection. The terms below apply to EEA customers in addition to the terms in the rest of the Policy.
For the purposes of the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”), the data controller is Stark Raven Design LLC, PO Box 1501, a company established in Dahlonega, GA, USA. If you have any questions about this Policy, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are unhappy about how we are processing your data or how we have responded to a request or complaint, you have the right to make a complaint to your local supervisory authority.
WHEN DO WE SHARE YOUR INFORMATION
Under “WHEN DO WE SHARE YOUR INFORMATION” lists who we may share your information with, which include transfers for reasons of legal compliance and necessity in order to provide you with our Services.
You should be aware that when sharing your information, it may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the EEA.
Please note that where data is transferred outside of the EEA, non-EEA countries may not offer the same level of protection for personal data as is available in the EEA. Stark Raven Design will take various measures to ensure that your data is treated securely, which may include, but not be limited to: assessing the security measures taken at any place your data is transferred to; having suitable contract terms in place that oblige a data processor to only process in accordance with our instructions; and having monitoring, reporting and resolution procedures in place with regard to ongoing security.
Please contact us if you require more detailed information about international transfers of your information, and the particular safeguards used.
LEGAL GROUNDS FOR PROCESSING YOUR PERSONAL DATA
We process your information based on the following legal grounds, as recognised by and in compliance with the applicable data protection laws:
- the processing is necessary to perform our contract with you (i.e. the Terms and Conditions that apply as applicable with respect to Stark Raven Design Services, for the provision of our Services), or to take steps requested by you before entering into said contract;
- the processing is in Stark Raven Design’s or someone else’s legitimate interests, and these interests are not overridden by your interests or rights in the protection of your personal data. This may include processing your data for prevention of fraudulent activity, internal research and analytics assessments, for purposes of communication with you, and informing you about new products and services we are offering or to promote new products and services of other parties which we think may be of interest to you, etc.;
- you have given your consent to the processing of your data;
- the processing is necessary to meet a legal obligation which applies to Stark Raven Design.
Sometimes we process data about you which the law considers to fall within special categories (see section “What data do we process about you?” for more details), in which case, we use one of the following grounds:
- the processing is necessary for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims;
- you have freely given your informed, specific consent to the processing; or the processing is necessary for reasons of substantial public interest, based on applicable law. If you would like more information about the legal grounds used to process your information, or about the legitimate interests referred to above, please contact us.
In cases where we have asked for, and you have given, your consent to our processing of your personal data, you have the right to withdraw such consent at any time. You can do this by contacting email@example.com.
DO YOU HAVE TO GIVE US YOUR INFORMATION?
In most cases, providing your personal data to us is optional, however, if you do not provide it, you may not be able to use our Services. For example, we need details such as your name and email address so that we can communicate with you. In other cases, you have a choice over whether we collect your personal data, for example, you can turn off cookies on your browser and we will not place any cookies on your device or computer (although in this case you may not be able to use all parts of our website).
HOW LONG DO WE KEEP YOUR INFORMATION?
Stark Raven Design retains your information as required by applicable laws or regulations and/or in accordance with Stark Raven Design’s internal policies and procedures for purposes of prevention of fraudulent activity, risk management and security. Stark Raven Design will periodically review the necessity of retention of your data.
EEA CUSTOMERS ONLY: YOUR RIGHTS
You have several rights in relation to your personal data which are described in more detail below. You can exercise your rights at any time by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Accessing your data. You can ask us to:
Confirm whether we are processing your personal data
You do not have to pay a fee for a copy of your information unless your request is unfounded, respective or excessive, in which case we will charge a reasonable amount in the circumstances. We will let you know of any charges before completing your request.
We aim to respond to you within 1 (one) month of receiving your request unless it is particularly complicated or you have made several requests, in which case we aim to respond within 3 (three) months. We will let you know if we are going to take longer than 1 (one) month in dealing with your request. If we have a lot of information about you we might ask you if you can tell us what exactly you want to receive. This will help us action your request more quickly.
Correcting your data
You can ask us to correct any data which is inaccurate or incomplete. This is free of charge.
If we have shared the data with anyone else, we will tell them about the correction wherever possible. We aim to deal with requests for correction within 1 (one) month, although it might take us up to 3 (three) months if your request is particularly complicated.
If we cannot action a request to correct your data, we will let you know and explain why this is.
Erasing your data
This right is sometimes referred to as “the right to be forgotten”. This is not an absolute right but you have the right to have your data erased, free of charge, in certain circumstances.
You can ask for your data to be erased where:
- it is no longer necessary for the purpose for which it was originally collected or processed;
- we are processing your data based on your consent, and you withdraw that consent;
- you object to the processing and we do not have an overriding legitimate interest for continuing;
- your data has been unlawfully processed;
- your data must be erased to comply with a legal obligation;
- the data was processed to offer information society services to a child.
There are some exceptions to this right. If one of these applies, we do not have to delete the data.
If we have shared your data with third parties, we will tell them about the erasure of your data unless this is impossible or would involve disproportionate effort.
Restricting the processing of your data
You can ask us to restrict the processing of your personal data in some circumstances, free of charge. This is not an absolute right. If processing is restricted we can store the data and retain enough information to make sure the restriction is respected, but we cannot further process your data.
You can restrict the processing of your personal data in the following cases:
- if you contest the accuracy of your data, we will restrict processing until we have made sure the data is accurate;
- if you object to our processing and we are considering this objection;
- if the processing is unlawful but you do not want us to erase your data;
- if we no longer need the personal data but you require the data to establish, exercise or defend a legal claim.
If we have disclosed the data to a third party, we will inform them about the restriction unless it is impossible or would require a disproportionate effort. We will tell you if we decide to lift a restriction on processing your data.
Objecting to the processing of your data
Objecting to the processing of your data is free of charge. It is not an absolute right but you can object to our processing of your data where it is:
- based on the legitimate interests ground; or
- for the purposes of scientific/historical research and statistics.
We will stop processing your personal data unless we have compelling legitimate grounds for the processing which override your interests and rights, or unless we are processing the data for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims.
You can require us to stop using your data for direct marketing purposes. We will stop as soon as we receive your request. There are no exemptions or reasons for us to refuse.
This allows you to obtain and reuse your personal data for your own purposes across different services. It applies where the following conditions are met:you provided the personal data to us yourself;we are processing the data either based on your consent or because it is necessary for the performance of a contract; and the processing is carried out by automated means.
We will provide your data free of charge in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable form. We aim to provide your data within 1 (one) month of receiving your request unless it is particularly complicated or you have made several requests, in which case we aim to respond within 3 (three) months. If we are going to take longer than 1 (one) month we will let you know and explain why we need more time. If we consider that we cannot provide you with your data, we will contact you and explain why this is.
– What personally identifiable information is collected from you through the web site, how it is used and with whom it may be shared.
– What choices are available to you regarding the use of your data.
– The security procedures in place to protect the misuse of your information.
– How you can correct any inaccuracies in the information.
Information Collection, Use, and Sharing
We are the sole owners of the information collected on this site. We only have access to/collect information that you voluntarily give us via email or other direct contact from you. We will not sell or rent this information to anyone.
We will use your information to respond to you, regarding the reason you contacted us. We will not share your information with any third party outside of our organization, other than as necessary to fulfill your request, e.g. to ship an order.
Your Access to and Control
You may opt out of any future contacts from us at any time. You can do the following at any time by contacting us via the email address or phone number given on our website:
- See what data we have about you, if any.
- Change/correct any data we have about you.
- Have us delete any data we have about you.
- Express any concern you have about our use of your data.
We take precautions to protect your information. When you submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and offline.
Wherever we collect sensitive information (such as credit card data), that information is encrypted and transmitted to us in a secure way. You can verify this by looking for a closed lock icon at the bottom of your web browser, or looking for “https” at the beginning of the address of the web page.
While we use encryption to protect sensitive information transmitted online, we also protect your information offline. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, billing or customer service) are granted access to personally identifiable information. The computers/servers in which we store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment.