Who we are
Studio Chic Designs. Our website address is: http://studiochicdesigns.com.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
If you register for an account or make a purchase we collect the following data:
- First and Last Name
- Email Address
- Website URL
- Login information for your BD Web Studio account
- IP Address
This information is used to process transactions you make on our site.
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
If you chose to contact us on our contact page we will obtain your email address as well a your name. Optionally, you can leave your website address and last name. This information is used to reply to your submission and it is not used in any other way.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles 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.
We use MailChimp as our intake form for readers and clients who would like to sign up for subscriptions to our blog post updates as well as occasional newsletters. This form collects your first and last name and email address. This information is stored on MailChimp but MailChimp does not access this information for use. However, once you visit MailChimp their privacy policies will apply.
We do collect analytics in reference to site statistics to better help us understand our audience. This includes pages users visit, time on site, location of visitors, and other statistical information. This information is not shared with any unknown 3rd parties.
Who we share your data with
We do not share your data with any other companies. If you pay via PayPal you will be re-directed to the PayPal website, your payment information will never be stored on our site.
We use the following third party sites for various plugins and their policy rules are applicable on out site. While we do not share your personal data they may collect cookies when you enter any information on our site.
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments are checked through an automated spam detection service.
How we protect your data
We take all precautions to protect your data and keep your information private. We do not share or disclose your information to unauthorized third parties. Your information will never be sold or used in any matter that breaches your security. However, no stored data over the internet is guaranteed 100% secure. We will do all we can to protect your data but by using our site you realize and accept that unforeseen circumstances can occur and a breech of privacy may result if the information was unlawfully obtained by a third party due to a security hack. By using our site you agree that we are not responsible for any of your personal information that may be obtained without our permission. Furthermore, by using this site and acknowledging that a breech could occur we would also not be responsible for and claims or negative events resulting from the retrieval of your personal information.
What data breach procedures we have in place
If our site were to experience a data breech we would contact you as soon as we were aware of the breech. We would inform you of actions we are taking and what information of your may have been obtained.
Third Party Links
If you have any questions you may contact us via our contact page.