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Privacy Policy


PRIVACY POLICY

 

Last updated: June 5, 2019

This Privacy Policy explains how Blended Designs (“Blended Designs,” “Company,” or “We”) collects, uses, maintains, and shares your personal information.  (“Personal information” is information that identifies you or that can reasonably be linked to information that identifies you.)  This Privacy Policy applies when you visit our website, official social media sites, or other online properties (collectively “Sites”), in email, text, and other electronic messages between you and the Sites, and at any of our in-person locations.  Blended Designs recognizes that you care about how your information is used, and your privacy is important to us.  This Privacy Policy explains the choices you can make about what information we share.  Please read this Privacy Policy carefully.

 

By accessing or using the Sites, you agree to this privacy policy.  This policy may change from time to time (see Changes to Our Privacy Policy).  Your continued use of the Sites after we make changes is deemed to be acceptance of those changes, so please check the policy periodically for updates.

 

Changes to Our Privacy Policy

 

It is our policy to post any changes we make to our privacy policy on this page.  If we make material changes to how we treat our users’ personal information that increase our rights to use personal information that we have previously collected about you, we will notify you through a notice on the Website home page.  The date the privacy policy was last revised is identified at the top of the page.  You are responsible for ensuring we have an up-to-date active and deliverable email address for you, and for periodically visiting our Website and this privacy policy to check for any changes.

 

Children Under the Age of 13

 

Our Sites are not intended for children under 13 years of age.  No one under age 13 may provide any information to or on the Sites.  We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13.  If you are under 13, do not use or provide any information on the Sites, make any purchases through the Sites, or provide any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, email 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 inquiries@blendeddesigns.com

California residents under 16 years of age may have additional rights regarding the collection and sale of their personal information.

 

Information We Collect About You and How We Collect It

 

We collect several types of information from and about users of our Sites, including information:

By which you may be personally identified, such as name, postal address, e-mail address, telephone number, credit card information, (“personal information”);

That is about you but individually does not identify you; and

About your internet connection, the equipment you use to access our Sites, and usage details.

 

We collect this information:

Directly from you when you provide it to us.

Automatically as you navigate through the site.  Information collected automatically may include usage details, IP addresses, and information collected through cookies, web beacons, and other tracking technologies.

From third parties, for example, our business partners.

 

Information You Provide to Us

 

The information we collect on or through our Sites may include:

Information that you provide by filling in forms on our Sites.  This includes information provided at the time of registering for our newsletter or requesting further services. We may also ask you for information when you enter a contest or promotion sponsored by us, and when you report a problem with our Sites.

Records and copies of your correspondence (including email addresses), if you contact us.

Your responses to surveys that we might ask you to complete for research purposes.

Conversation logs you may have with our customer representatives when you speak to us on our Sites.

Details of transactions you carry out through our Sites and of the fulfillment of your orders.  You may be required to provide financial information before placing an order through our Sites.

Your search queries on the Sites.

 

Where applicable, you also may provide information to be published or displayed (“posted”) on public areas of the Sites, or transmitted to other users of the Sites or third parties (collectively, “User Contributions”).  Your User Contributions are posted on and transmitted to others at your own risk.  We cannot control the actions of other users of the Sites with whom you may choose to share your User Contributions. Therefore, we cannot and do not guarantee that your User Contributions will not be viewed by unauthorized persons.

 

Information We Collect Through Automatic Data Collection Technologies

 

As you navigate through and interact with our Sites, we may use automatic data collection technologies to collect certain information about your equipment, browsing actions, and patterns, including:

Details of your visits to our Sites, including traffic data, location data, logs, and other communication data and the resources that you access and use on the Sites.

Information about your computer and internet connection, including your IP address, operating system, and browser type.

 

The personal information we automatically collect may include your geolocation and other data, including your IP address, browser type, device type, the webpage you visited before coming to our Site, pages you visited on our Sites, time spent on those pages, information you searched for on the Sites, when and for how long you visited the Sites, and similar information, which we collect through cookies, beacons, and other technologies.  The information we automatically collect will be associated with any personal information that you have provided to us.

 

We may use this information to provide you location-based advertisements and social media posts. We may also use this personal information for analytics purposes. You may be able to discontinue our collection of geolocation information by changing the location settings on your mobile device.

 

The information we collect automatically may include personal information or we may maintain it or associate it with personal information we collect in other ways or receive from third parties.  It helps us to improve our Sites and to deliver a better and more personalized service, including by enabling us to:

Estimate our audience size and usage patterns.

Store information about your preferences, allowing us to customize our Sites according to your individual interests.

Speed up your searches.

Recognize you when you return to our Sites.

 

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 our Sites.  Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you direct your browser to our Sites.

Flash Cookies.  Certain features of our Sites may use local stored objects (or Flash cookies) to collect and store information about your preferences and navigation to, from, and on our Sites.  Flash cookies are not managed by the same browser settings as are used for browser cookies.  For information about managing your privacy and security settings for Flash cookies, see Choices About How We Use and Disclose Your Information.

Web Beacons.  Pages of our the Sites 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 the Company, for example, to count users who have visited those pages or opened an email and for other related website statistics (for example, recording the popularity of certain website content and verifying system and server integrity).

We may tie personal information to personal information about you that we collect from other sources or you provide to us.

 

Third-Party Use of Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies

 

Some content or applications, including advertisements, on the Sites are served by third parties, including advertisers, ad networks and servers, content providers, and application providers.  These third parties may use cookies alone or in conjunction with web beacons or other tracking technologies to collect information about you when you use our website.  The information they collect may be associated with your personal information or they may collect information, including personal information, about your online activities over time and across different websites and other online services.  They may use this information to provide you with interest-based (behavioral) advertising or other targeted content.

We do not control these third parties’ tracking technologies or how they may be used.  If you have any questions about an advertisement or other targeted content, you should contact the responsible provider directly.  For information about how you can opt out of receiving targeted advertising from many providers, see Choices About How We Use and Disclose Your Information.

 

How We Use Your Information

 

We collect personal information about you when you interact with our Sites, including when you create an account, join our mailing list, make a purchase, or engage in an online chat with our customer service representatives.  We also collect personal information when you visit us in person.  The information we may collect includes:

 

first and last name;

email address;

physical address;

clothing size and information about your clothing preferences;

items you are seeking to purchase;

special requests and information that you choose to share with us; and

other personal information you share with us in our physical locations, like at a pop-up shop.

 

If you make a purchase through our Sites, our third-party payment processor service providers may also collect billing information, such as your first and last name, email address, phone number, credit card or debit card number, and billing and shipping addresses. If you make a purchase over the phone, we will collect this personal information and share it with our third-party payment processor service providers.

 

We may associate personal information you provide to us across our Sites with personal information that you provide to us in person.

 

Further, we use information that we collect about you or that you provide to us, including any personal information:

To present our Sites and its contents to you.

To provide you with information, products, or services that you request from us.

To facilitate your shopping experience and transactions, including processing and fulfilling purchases, communicating about orders and their status, and personalizing the customer experience where possible;

To offer you information, recommendations, and promotional material about the products and services you see on our Sites;

To analyze the performance and functioning of our Sites;

To study how our customers use our digital properties and to perform other market research;

To provide you with advertisements based on your interests; and

To target and send you marketing and promotional materials and other information that may be of interest to you.

To fulfill any other purpose for which you provide it.

To carry out our obligations and enforce our rights arising from any contracts entered into between you and us, including for billing and collection.

To notify you about changes to our Website or any products or services we offer or provide though it.

In any other way we may describe when you provide the information.

For any other purpose with your consent.

 

We may also use your information to contact you about our own and 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 check the relevant box located on the form on which we collect your data (the registration form).  For more information, see Choices About How We Use and Disclose Your Information.

 

We may use the information we have collected from you to enable us to display advertisements to our advertisers’ target audiences.  Even though we do 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 described in this privacy policy:

To our 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 Blended Designs’ assets, whether as a going concern or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation, or similar proceeding, in which personal information held by Blended Designs about our Website users is among the assets transferred.

To third parties to market their products or services to you if you have not opted out of these disclosures.  For more information, see Choices About How We Use and Disclose Your Information.

To fulfill the purpose for which you provide it.  For example, if you give us an email address to use the “email a friend” feature of our Website, we will transmit the contents of that email and your email address to the recipients.

To comply with any court order, law, or legal process, including to respond to any government or regulatory request.

To enforce or apply our terms of use (_____Terms Web Page Link______) or terms of sale (_____Retail Term Web Page Link_____) and other agreements, including for billing and collection purposes.

If we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to protect the rights, property, or safety of Blended Designs, our customers, or others.  This includes exchanging information with other companies and organizations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.

For any other purpose disclosed by us when you provide the information.

With your consent.

 

Choices About How We Use and Disclose Your Information

 

We strive to provide you with choices regarding the personal information you provide to us.  We have created mechanisms to provide you with the following control over your information:

Tracking Technologies and Advertising.  You can set your browser to refuse all or some browser cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent.  To learn how you can manage your Flash cookie settings, visit the Flash player settings page on Adobe’s website.  If you disable or refuse cookies, please note that some parts of this site may then be inaccessible or not function properly.

Disclosure of Your Information for Third-Party Advertising.  If you do not want us to share your personal information with unaffiliated or non-agent third parties for promotional purposes, you can opt-out by checking the relevant box located on the form on which we collect your data (the registration form).  You can also always opt-out by checking or unchecking the relevant boxes or by sending us an email with your request to inquiries@blendeddesigns.com.

Promotional Offers from the Company.  If you do not wish to have your email address or contact information used by the Company to promote our own or third parties’ products or services, you can opt-out by checking the relevant box located on the form on which we collect your data (the registration form) or at any other time by sending us an email stating your request to inquiries@blendeddesigns.com.  If we have sent you a promotional email, you may send us a return email asking to be omitted from future email distributions.  This opt out does not apply to information provided to the Company as a result of a product purchase, warranty registration, product service experience or other transactions.

Targeted Advertising. If you do not want us to use information that we collect or that you provide to us to deliver advertisements according to our advertisers’ target-audience preferences, you can opt-out by emailing inquiries@blendeddesigns.com to request more information.

 

We do not control third parties’ collection or use of your information to serve interest-based advertising.  However, these third parties may provide you with ways to choose not to have your information collected or used in this way.  You can opt out of receiving targeted ads from members of the Network Advertising Initiative (“NAI”) on the NAI’s website.

California residents may have additional personal information rights and choices.  Please see Your California Privacy Rights for more information.

 

Your California Privacy Rights

 

If you are a California resident, California law may provide you with additional rights regarding our use of your personal information.

California’s “Shine the Light” law (Civil Code Section § 1798.83) permits users of our Sites that are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes.  This California law permits you to request information regarding the disclosure of your personal information by Blended Designs to third parties for the third parties’ direct marketing purposes within the immediately preceding calendar year.  Blended Designs will provide you with a list of the categories of personal information disclosed and a list of the names and addresses of the third parties.  To make such a request, please send an email to inquiries@blendeddesigns.com or write us at:

Blended Designs, LLC

Attn: Legal

8182 Baymeadows Way West

Jacksonville, FL 32256

 

Contact Information

 

To ask questions or comment about this privacy policy and our privacy practices, contact us at:

Blended Designs, LLC

Attn: Legal

8182 Baymeadows Way West

Jacksonville, FL 32256

inquiries@blendeddesigns.com

 

If you decide at any time that you no longer wish to receive marketing and promotional materials from us, please follow the unsubscribe instructions provided in any of the communications you receive from us.  You may also contact us as set out above and explain your request.