Like most website operators, The Handwriting 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. The Handwriting Studio's purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how The Handwriting Studio's visitors use its website.
The Handwriting Studio also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on thehandwritingstudio.com blog posts. The Handwriting 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.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to The Handwriting Studio's websites choose to interact with The Handwriting Studio in ways that require The Handwriting Studio to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that The Handwriting Studio gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up for a blog at thehandwritingstudio.com to provide a username and email address.
The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
Links To External Sites
We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third party sites, products or services.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
The Handwriting 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 The Handwriting Studio's behalf or to provide services available at The Handwriting Studio's website, 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 The Handwriting Studio's website, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. The Handwriting 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, The Handwriting Studio discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental requests, or when The Handwriting Studio believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of The Handwriting Studio, third parties or the public at large.
If you are a registered user of thehandwritingstudio.com and have supplied your email address, The Handwriting 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 The Handwriting Studio and our products. We primarily use our blog 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. The Handwriting Studio takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
To enrich and perfect your online experience, The Handwriting Studio uses "Cookies", similar technologies and services provided by others to display personalized content, appropriate advertising, and store your preferences on your computer.
Those who engage in transactions with The Handwriting Studio – by purchasing The Handwriting Studio's services or products, are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, The Handwriting Studio collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor's interaction with The Handwriting Studio. The Handwriting 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.