Privacy Policy

Sarah Gai of Sarah Gai Designs operates sarahgaidesigns.com and may operate other websites. It is Sarah Gai Designs policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.

This Privacy Policy describes how and when I collect, use, and share information when you purchase an item from Sarah Gai Designs, contact me, or otherwise use my services through sarahgaidesigns.com.

This Privacy Policy does not apply to the practices of third parties that I do not own or control, including Paypal or any third party services you access through Sarah Gai Designs.

 

Information I Collect

Like most website operators, Sarah Gai Designs 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. Sarah Gai Designs purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Sarah Gai Design visitors use its website. From time to time, Sarah Gai Designs may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.

Sarah Gai Designs also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on sarahgaidesigns.com blogs/sites. Sarah Gai Designs only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that commenter IP addresses and email addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog/site where the comment was left.

Certain visitors to Sarah Gai Designs websites choose to interact with Sarah Gai Designs in ways that require Sarah Gai Designs to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Sarah Gai Designs gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up at sarahgaidesigns.com  to provide a username and email address. Those who engage in transactions with Sarah Gai Designs are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, Sarah Gai Designs collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfil the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Sarah Gai Designs. Sarah Gai Designs 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.

 

Aggregated Statistics

Sarah Gai Designs may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. Sarah Gai Designs may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Sarah Gai Designs does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

 

Why I Need Your Information and How I Use It

Sarah Gai Designs 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 Sarah Gai Designs behalf or to provide services available at Sarah Gai Designs websites, 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 Sarah Gai Designs websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Sarah Gai Designs 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, Sarah Gai Designs discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Sarah Gai Designs believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Blog Pixie, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an Sarah Gai Designs website and have supplied your email address, Sarah Gai Designs 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 withSarah Gai Designs and our products.Sarah Gai Designs takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.

 

Information Sharing and Disclosure

Information about my customers is important to my business. I share your personal information for very limited reasons and in limited circumstances, as follows:

Business transfers
If I sell or merge my business, I may disclose your information as part of that transaction, only to the extent permitted by law.

Compliance with laws
I may collect, use, retain, and share your information if I have a good faith belief that it is reasonably necessary to: (a) respond to legal process or to government requests; (b) enforce my agreements, terms and policies; (c) prevent, investigate, and address fraud and other illegal activity, security, or technical issues; or (d) protect the rights, property, and safety of my customers, or others.

 

Data Retention

I retain your personal information only for as long as necessary to provide you with my services and as described in my Privacy Policy. However, I may also be required to retain this information to comply with my legal and regulatory obligations, to resolve disputes, and to enforce my agreements. I generally keep your data for the following time period: 4 years.

 

Transfers of Personal Information Outside the EU

I may store and process your information through third-party hosting services in the AUD and other jurisdictions. As a result, I may transfer your personal information to a jurisdiction with different data protection and government surveillance laws than your jurisdiction. If I am deemed to transfer information about you outside of the EU, I rely on Privacy Shield as the legal basis for the transfer, as Google Cloud is Privacy Shield certified.

 

Your Rights

If you reside in certain territories, including the EU, you have a number of rights in relation to your personal information. While some of these rights apply generally, certain rights apply only in certain limited cases. I describe these rights below:

Access
You may have the right to access and receive a copy of the personal information I hold about you by contacting me using the contact information below.

Change, restrict, delete
You may also have rights to change, restrict my use of, or delete your personal information. Absent exceptional circumstances (like where I am required to store data for legal reasons) I will generally delete your personal information upon request.

Object
You can object to (i) my processing of some of your information based on my legitimate interests and (ii) receiving marketing messages from me after providing your express consent to receive them. In such cases, I will delete your personal information unless I have compelling and legitimate grounds to continue using that information or if it is needed for legal reasons.

Complain
If you reside in the EU and wish to raise a concern about my use of your information (and without prejudice to any other rights you may have), you have the right to do so with your local data protection authority.

 

COOKIES

A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. Sarah Gai Designsuses cookies to help Sarah Gai Designs identify and track visitors, their usage of Sarah Gai Designs website, and their website access preferences. Sarah Gai Designs visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using Sarah Gai Designs websites, with the drawback that certain features of Sarah Gai Designs websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

 

ADS

Ads appearing on any of our websites may be delivered to users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This Privacy Policy covers the use of cookies by Sarah Gai Designsand does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

 

PRIVACY POLICY CHANGES

Although most changes are likely to be minor, Sarah Gai Designs may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in Sarah Gai Designs sole discretion. Sarah Gai Designs encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. If you have a sarahgaidesigns.com account, you might also receive an alert informing you of these changes. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.

How to Contact Me

For purposes of EU data protection law, I, Sarah Gai, am the data controller of your personal information. If you have any questions or concerns, you may contact me at sarahgaidesigns@gmail.com