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Effective Date: July 1, 2023
Our Policy covers the following aspects:
The personal information we collect from you.
Our reasons and legal basis for collecting personal information.
How we use and with whom we may share the collected information.
Your choices regarding the use of your data.
The security procedures we have in place to protect your information.
Information We Collect:
We collect various types of information, including:
· Information voluntarily provided by you, which may include your name, address, email address, billing and/or credit card information, used for purchases or delivering services you requested.
· Information automatically collected when visiting our website, including cookies, third-party tracking technologies, and server logs. For more information on cookies and how to manage them, please visit allaboutcookies.org.
Why We Collect Information and Retention Period
We collect your data to:
· Understand your needs and provide the services you requested. · Improve our services and products. · Send promotional emails and contact you for surveys or market research, with your consent. · Customize our website according to your online behavior and personal preferences.
The data we collect will be stored no longer than necessary, based on relevance, record-keeping requirements, legal or recommended retention periods, contract type, consent, and our legitimate interest as outlined in this Policy.
Use and Disclosure of Information Collected
CPM does not sell, rent, or lease any customer lists and/or names to third parties. We may use your personal information to operate our website, deliver requested services, inform you about other potential products or services, and conduct surveys or research about your opinion of current or future services.
We also use third-party social media features including but not limited to Instagram, TikTok, SoundCloud, Facebook, Google, Youtube, Linktr.ee, which may collect your IP address and require cookies. These services are governed by the privacy policies of the providers and are not within CPM's control.
We only disclose your information:
· As necessary to provide services or products you ordered. · In aggregate form where your identity cannot reasonably be determined. · As required by law or in response to a subpoena or search warrant. · To outside auditors who have agreed to keep the information confidential. · As necessary to enforce our Terms of Service. · As necessary to safeguard and preserve all rights and property of CPM.
Children Under the Age of 13
Our website is not directed to, and we do not knowingly collect personal identifiable information from, children under thirteen (13). If such information has been inadvertently collected, we will delete it from our database, or obtain verifiable parental consent for its use and storage. Anyone under thirteen (13) must seek and obtain parent or guardian permission to use this website.
Unsubscribe or Opt-Out
You have the option to discontinue receiving communications from us. You can discontinue receiving communications from us by changing your personal settings in your profile, clicking "unsubscribe" at the bottom of our communications, or emailing email@example.com. If you wish to unsubscribe from any third-party websites, you must go to that specific website to unsubscribe or opt-out.
Specifically, this Policy will inform you of the following:
1. What personally identifiable information is collected from you through our website;
2. Why we collect personally identifiable information and the legal basis for such collection;
3. How we use the collected information and with whom it may be shared;
4. What choices are available to you regarding the use of your data; and
5. The security procedures in place to protect the misuse of your information.
Information We Collect
It is always up to you whether to disclose personally identifiable information to us, although if you elect not to do so, we reserve the right not to register you as a user or provide you with any products or services. This website collects various types of information, such as:
· Voluntarily provided information which may include your name, address, email address, billing and/or credit card
information etc. which may be used when you purchase products and/or services and to deliver the services you have
· Information automatically collected when visiting our website, which may include cookies, third party tracking
technologies and server logs.
In addition, Couture Pattern Museum may have the occasion to collect non-personal anonymous demographic information, such as age, gender, household income, political affiliation, race and religion, as well as the type of browser you are using, IP address, or type of operating system, which will assist us in providing and maintaining superior quality service. Couture Pattern Museum may also deem it necessary, from time to time, to follow websites that our users may frequent to gleam what types of services and products may be the most popular to customers or the general public. Please rest assured that this site will only collect personal information that you knowingly and willingly provide to us by way of surveys, completed membership forms, and emails. It is the intent of this site to use personal information only for the purpose for which it was requested, and any additional uses specifically provided for on this Policy.
Why We Collect Information and For How Long
We are collecting your data for several reasons:
· To better understand your needs and provide you with the services you have requested;
· To fulfill our legitimate interest in improving our services and products;
· To send you promotional emails containing information we think you may like when we have your consent to do so;
· To contact you to fill out surveys or participate in other types of market research, when we have your consent to do so;
· To customize our website according to your online behavior and personal preferences.
The data we collect from you will be stored for no longer than necessary. The length of time we retain said information will be determined based upon the following criteria: the length of time your personal information remains relevant; the length of time it is reasonable to keep records to demonstrate that we have fulfilled our duties and obligations; any limitation periods within which claims might be made; any retention periods prescribed by law or recommended by regulators, professional bodies or associations; the type of contract we have with you, the existence of your consent, and our legitimate interest in keeping such information as stated in this Policy.
Use of Information Collected
Couture Pattern Museum does not now, nor will it in the future, sell, rent or lease any of its customer lists and/or names to any third parties. Couture Pattern Museum may collect and may make use of personal information to assist in the operation of our website and to ensure delivery of the services you need and request. At times, we may find it necessary to use personally identifiable information as a means to keep you informed of other possible products and/or services that may be available to you from couturepatternmuseum.com
Couture Pattern Museum may also be in contact with you with regards to completing surveys and/or research questionnaires related to your opinion of current or potential future services that may be offered. Couture Pattern Museum uses various third-party social media features including but not limited to Instagram, TikTok, SoundCloud, Facebook, Google, Youtube and other interactive programs. These may collect your IP address and require cookies to work properly. These services are governed by the privacy policies of the providers and are not within Couture Pattern Museum's control.
Disclosure of Information
Couture Pattern Museum may not use or disclose the information provided by you except under the following circumstances:
· as necessary to provide services or products you have ordered;
· in other ways described in this Policy or to which you have otherwise consented;
· in the aggregate with other information in such a way so that your identity cannot reasonably be determined;
· as required by law, or in response to a subpoena or search warrant;
· to outside auditors who have agreed to keep the information confidential;
· as necessary to enforce the Terms of Service;
· as necessary to maintain, safeguard and preserve all the rights and property of Couture Pattern Museum.
Couture Pattern Museum greatly respects your privacy. We do maintain and reserve the right to contact you if needed for non-marketing purposes (such as bug alerts, security breaches, account issues, and/or changes in Couture Pattern Museum products and services). In certain circumstances, we may use our website, newspapers, or other public means to post a notice.
Children under the age of 13
Couture Pattern Museum's website is not directed to, and does not knowingly collect personal identifiable information from, children under the age of thirteen (13). If it is determined that such information has been inadvertently collected on anyone under the age of thirteen (13), we shall immediately take the necessary steps to ensure that such information is deleted from our system's database, or in the alternative, that verifiable parental consent is obtained for the use and storage of such information. Anyone under the age of thirteen (13) must seek and obtain parent or guardian permission to use this website.
Unsubscribe or Opt-Out
All users and visitors to our website have the option to discontinue receiving communications from us by way of email or newsletters. To discontinue or unsubscribe from our website please send an email that you wish to unsubscribe to firstname.lastname@example.org. If you wish to unsubscribe or opt-out from any third-party websites, you must go to that specific website to unsubscribe or opt-out. Couture Pattern Museum will continue to adhere to this Policy with respect to any personal information previously collected.
Links to Other Websites
Notice to European Union Users
Couture Pattern Museum's operations are located primarily in the United States. If you provide information to us, the information will be transferred out of the European Union (EU) and sent to the United States. (The adequacy decision on the EU-US Privacy became operational on August 1, 2016. This framework protects the fundamental rights of anyone in the EU whose personal data is transferred to the United States for commercial purposes. It allows the free transfer of data to companies that are certified in the US under the Privacy Shield.) By providing personal information to us, you are consenting
to its storage and use as described in this Policy.
Couture Pattern Museum takes precautions to protect your information. When you submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and offline. Wherever we collect sensitive information (e.g. credit card information), that information is encrypted and transmitted to us in a secure way. You can verify this by looking for a lock icon in the address bar and looking for "https" at the beginning of the address of the webpage. While we use encryption to protect sensitive information transmitted online, we also protect your information offline. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, billing or customer service) are granted access to personally identifiable information. The computers and servers in which we store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment. This is all done to prevent any loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure or modification of the user's personal information under our control.
The company also uses Secure Socket Layer (SSL) for authentication and private communications to build users' trust and confidence in the internet and website use by providing simple and secure access and communication of credit card and personal information.
Acceptance of Terms
Couture Pattern Museum ("we", "our", "us") respects your privacy and is committed to protecting it through our compliance with this policy.
Information Collection and Use: We collect cookies, usernames, email addresses, and, if provided, physical addresses for the purpose of providing a better user experience, maintaining our services, communicating with you, and mailing educational materials. We track who opens our newsletters to help us improve our communication efforts and service offerings. Additionally, we collect photographs you give us or use on Facebook or Google if you choose to login through these third-party platforms.
Third-Party Login and Trackers: You have a choice to create a login and email with us on the Site, or to use your Facebook or Google login. We do not track your Facebook or Google pages or store any of your passwords. We do not have access to your passwords and if you lose your password, you will need to reset it. Any potential data breaches on third-party platforms are not the liability of the Couture Pattern Museum. By signing up for a public account within the Couture Pattern Museum, you will have your own page where you can choose whether it is public or private. Other users will be able to view your username, comment activity, and photographs, and in some cases, email addresses.
IP Addresses and Usernames: We monitor IP addresses and usernames to identify and block abusive or misuse behavior, which includes spam, exploitation of our database, abuse to other members, or any suspected commercial activity. We aim to ensure a safe and respectful environment for all our users.
Affiliate Links: We reserve the right to create and use affiliate links, which may include but are not limited to Amazon Associates or sponsors of our exhibitions, events, and courses. Through these links, we may earn a commission for products purchased. The presence of these links does not impact your user experience or the cost of any products or services you purchase.
Service Denial: We reserve the right to deny services to anyone who we believe is not complying with our terms and conditions.
Third Party Sharing: We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer your personally identifiable information to outside parties without your explicit consent. Any transfer of information will only be done in accordance with the law.
Security: We use secure systems, including HTTPS and two-factor authentication (2FA), and implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information.
Your Rights: As a California resident, you have certain rights under the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). This includes the right to know what personal information is collected, the right to delete personal information held by businesses, the right to opt-out of the sale of personal information, and the right to non-discrimination in terms of price or service when a consumer exercises a privacy right under CCPA. To exercise these rights, please contact us by email or fill out the contact form on our website.
Contact Us: If you have any questions or concerns about our privacy practices, please contact us using the contact information provided in our terms and conditions or through our contact form on our website. Our address is 1221 State Street Ste. 12-91827; Santa Barbara, CA 93101, and our email is provided upon request.
How to Contact Us
contact us at the following email, telephone number or mailing address.
Telephone Number: 805-303-4775
Couture Pattern Museum
1221 State St Ste 12-91827
Santa Barbara, California