www.SummerThorntonDesign.com (herein referred to as the “Website”) which is owned
and operated by Summer Thornton Design, Inc (“Company,” “we,” “our”, “us”, “Designer”).
Specifically, this policy describes the types of information we may collect from you or that
you may provide when you visit the Website and our practices for collecting, using,
maintaining, protecting and disclosing that information.
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. Unless you ask us not to, we may contact you via email
in the future to tell you about specials, website updates, new products or services, or
This policy only applies to information we collect on the Website and in e-mail. It does not
apply to information collected by: (i) us offline or through any other means, including on
any website operated by any third party; or (ii) any third party, including through any
application or content (including advertising) that may link to or be accessible from or on
your information and how we will treat it. By visiting and using the Website, you agree that
your use of the Website, and any dispute over our online privacy practices, is governed by
the Website. By continuing to use the Website after we post any such changes, you accept
Use of Your Information
We use information that we collect about you or that you provide to us, including any
To present the Website and its contents to you.
To send you our newsletter and other information that you request from us.
To send you marketing and promotional materials by mail or e-mail.
To fulfill any other purpose for which you provide it.
To notify you about changes to the Website or any products or services we offer or provide
To allow you to participate in any interactive features on the Website.
For any other purpose with your consent.
We may also use your information to contact you about our own and select third parties’
goods and services that may be of interest to you. If you do not want us to use your
information in this way, please unsubscribe from our email list.
We may use the information we have collected from you to enable us to display
advertisements to an advertiser’s target audiences. Even though we will not disclose your
personal information for these purposes without your consent, if you click on or otherwise
interact with an advertisement, the advertiser may assume that you meet its target criteria.
Disclosure of Your Information
We may disclose aggregated information about our users, and information that does not
identify any individual, without restriction.
We may disclose personal information that we collect or you provide as follows:
To any subsidiaries and affiliates.
To contractors, service providers and other third parties we use to support our business
and who are bound by contractual obligations to keep personal information confidential
and use it only for the purposes for which we disclose it to them.
To a buyer or other successor in the event of a merger, divestiture, restructuring,
reorganization, dissolution or other sale or transfer of some or all of Company’s assets,
whether as a going concern or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation or similar proceeding, in
which personal information held by Company about Website users is among the assets
To third parties to market their products or services to you if you have not opted out of
these disclosures. We contractually require these third parties to keep personal information
confidential and use it only for the purposes for which we disclose it to them.
To fulfill the purpose for which you provide it. For example, if you give us an e-mail address
to use an “e-mail a friend”-type of feature, we will transmit the contents of that e-mail and
your e-mail address to the recipients.
For any other purpose disclosed by us when you provide the information.
With your consent.
Though we make every effort to preserve the privacy of the visitors to the Website, we may
also disclose your personal information:
To comply with any court order, law or legal process, including in response to any
government or regulatory request.
If we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to protect the rights, property, or safety
of Company or others. This includes reporting any suspected illegal activity to law
enforcement for investigation or prosecution and/or exchanging information with other
companies and organizations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.
CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF 13
The Website is not intended for children under 13 years of age and we do not knowingly
collect personal information from children under 13, nor do we knowingly distribute such
information to third parties. If you are under 13, do not provide any information to this
Website or through any of its features or provide any information about yourself to us,
including your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address or any screen name or
user name you may use. If we learn we have collected or received personal information
from a child under 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that
information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 13,
please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Usage Details, IP Addresses, Cookies and Other Technologies.
As you navigate through and interact with the Website, we may automatically collect certain
information about your equipment, browsing actions and patterns, including details of your
visits to the Website, and other communication data and resources accessed and/or used by
you on the Website. This information is used for record keeping, to track your movements
when you visit the Website and to help Company and our authorized third party analytics
vendors to determine what type of information to present to you.
The technologies we use for this automatic data collection may include:
Cookies (or browser cookies). A cookie is a small file placed on the hard drive of your
computer. You may refuse to accept browser cookies by activating the appropriate setting
on your browser. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain
parts of the Website. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse
cookies, our system will issue cookies when you direct your browser to the Website.
Certain features of the Website may use local stored objects to collect and store information
about your preferences and navigation to, from and on the Website.
Web Beacons. Pages of the Website and our e-mails may contain small electronic files
known as web beacons (also referred to as clear gifs, pixel tags and single-pixel gifs) that
permit Company, for example, to count users who have visited those pages and to
determine other related website statistics (for example, recording the popularity of certain
website content and verifying system and server integrity).
most websites and can enhance a user’s experience on a website. Company’s cookies,
shared objects and web beacons do not contain personally identifiable information, and do
not damage or alter your system files.
RETENTION OF INFORMATION
Any information we collect may be retained for an indeterminate period of time.
CONFIDENTIALITY AND SECURITY
Because we are committed to protecting the security of the information collected from
users of the Website, we have implemented generally accepted standards of technology
security in order to protect information from loss, misuse and unauthorized access,
disclosure, alteration or destruction. However, it is not possible to guarantee the security or
integrity of information disclosed online because no data transmission over the Internet is
completely secure. We urge you to take every precaution to protect your personally
identifiable information when you are online. If a password is used to help protect that
information, it is your responsibility to keep your password confidential. If you are sharing
a computer with anyone, we suggest you log out before leaving a site or service in order to
protect subsequent users from gaining access to your information and decline to have your
Internet browser remember your password.
Because no physical or electronic security is impenetrable, by using the Website or emailing
information to Company, you agree to assume all risk in connection with that information.
THIRD PARTY WEBSITES
The Website may contain links to third party websites. Please be aware that, when you click
on such a link, you will leave the Website and are no longer subject to the terms of this
third party service providers, and does not control, or endorse, the third party website or its
operation of the Internet, and therefore beyond Company’s control, and is not to be applied
in any manner contrary to applicable law or governmental regulation.