PRIVACY POLICY

Kristi Kohut Studio (‘Hapi Art and Pattern, LLC) takes the privacy of our customers very seriously. We promise responsible handling of all sensitive and personal customer information. The following details our policy regarding the information we collect from our customers and its uses.

This policy describes the customer information we collect and why; how we use this information and when (and if) we share it with third parties; the choices you can make about how your personal information is collected, used and shared; and the data security, accuracy and access measures we have adopted to protect customer information under our control from loss, misuse or alteration. We also provide you with information on how you can correct inaccuracies in the information. You can contact Kristi Kohut Studio directly in reference to your privacy, using any of the means of communications outlined in this policy.

What we collect and how we use it: The phrases “personally identifiable information” or “personal information” mean any information by which you can be identified, such as your name, address, telephone number, etc.

You can browse most of our website without telling us who you are or revealing any personal information about yourself. If we do collect such personally identifiable information, we use your personal information to fulfill your requests for products and services, to improve our services, to customize the advertising and content you see, to share with third parties pursuant to services that we offer to you and to contact you. 

Email Subscribers

Members of Kristi Kohut Studio’s marketing lists will occasionally receive information on our products, services, special sales, and our newsletter. You may opt out from receiving these types of information, and you may unsubscribe at any time by changing the settings in your account profile on the Website.  

Our email newsletter is used to communicate new product availability, store events, promotions and discounts. If a user requests to receive our email newsletters, they need to provide a valid e-mail address. Real names need not be used to request newsletters.

Contests and Promotions

Email addresses that are submitted for entry in a contest or sweepstakes are used for the purpose of determining and notifying a winner. We may also use the email address to send follow up newsletters and advertising. You may, at any point of time, inform us that you are no longer interested in receiving our newsletter, and we will remove your e-mail address from further mailings. Details on how to opt out of e-mail mailings can be found in the Opting Out section of the privacy policy. Once a prize is awarded in any contest or sweepstakes, information related to the winner will be maintained for internal administrative and auditing purposes.

Purchasing Products

When making a purchase on our site, we may ask you to provide certain information about yourself, such as your name, shipping/billing address, telephone number, email address, credit card information, etc. We also maintain a record of your online product purchases. Whether or not to provide such information is completely your own choice. But if you choose not to provide the information we request, you may be unable to purchase products, or access certain services, offers and content on our website.

Site Registration

We do not require registration in order to browse or make a purchase on the Website. We offer you the option of creating an account at checkout on our site. This information is only available to the registered user and Kristi Kohut Studio staff. 

The registered user has the ability to save billing and shipping information for faster checkout. The user also has the ability to view all orders placed within their account.

Access to Your Account Information and Preferences

You may edit your Kristi Kohut Studio account information at any time. You can opt in or out from future communications of special offers and new product information, or you can unsubscribe by following instructions contained in the messages you receive or by contacting hello@kristikohut.studio. We may send you certain communications relating to our service, such as service announcements and administrative messages that are considered part of your account membership. We do not permit you to opt-out of receiving those messages.

Do Not Track Notice

Do Not Track ("DNT") is a preference available in many web browsers which allows you to inform websites you visit that you do not want them collecting information about you. Kristi Kohut Studio does not respond to DNT signals.  For further details regarding DNT, visit donottrack.us.

Website Cookies

A cookie is a small data file that your computer downloads from the Website, containing information about you to facilitate interaction with the Website and our services. Cookies make it possible for us to store contents of your shopping cart until you are ready to check out, and to recognize your browser when you visit. By doing this, we can personalize your visits and save you time during checkout. Cookies can also enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on the Website. If you reject the cookie, you may still use the Website. However, in order to enjoy the benefits of being a registered user of the Website, your browser must be set to accept cookies. Currently, we do not alter our data collection and use practices in response to Do Not Track signals.

You can opt-out of being targeted by certain third-party ad-servers and Kristi Kohut Studio served ads online using the National Advertising Initiative’s Opt-Out Tool, the About Ads Opt-Out Tool, or on TRUSTe’s site.

When browsing the Website, cookies from other websites (known as ‘third party cookies’), may be placed on your computer and we may also permit third parties to use web beacons and similar technologies. These may be used for to help us better understand how the Website and our services are accessed and used, including for web analytics, placing advertising on those sites in the future or for other purposes. Among other things, advertising may be targeted at you based on the fact that you have visited the Website and is personalized based on your browsing activity.  We do not control the practices of any third-party providers, and this Policy does not cover the use of cookies, web beacons or similar technologies by any third parties. If you see one of these advertisements but would prefer to opt-out you can do so using the 'i' icon on the top-right of the advertisement.

We may track domain names, IP addresses, browser types, resolution, etc. from people who visit our site. We use this information to track aggregate traffic patterns throughout the Kristi Kohut Studio website. Such information is not correlated with any personal information.

Security

When our registration or order forms ask you to enter sensitive information (such as credit card number), that information is encrypted for transmission. When you provide information via these forms, we use SSL encryption and this should be indicated by a ‘lock’ or similar icon in web browsers such Microsoft Internet Explorer, Apple Safari, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox.

Kristi Kohut Studio has implemented commercially reasonable administrative, technical, and physical security controls that are designed to safeguard personal information.  Notwithstanding the above, no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure.

Third Party Sites

The Website may contain links to or features from other websites. Our Policy only applies to the Website and we are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of other websites. You should check the privacy policies of those sites before providing your personal information to them.

Dispute Resolution.

As this Policy is part of our Terms of Service, any disputes involving you and us that relate to privacy or the use of your information, and that arise out of or are related to this Policy or our services, will be subject to our Terms of Service, including any provisions regarding the limitation of damages and liability, choice of law, and dispute resolution.  Any dispute resolutions proceedings will be conducted only on an individual basis and not in a class or representative action or as a named or unnamed member in a class, consolidated, representative or private attorney general legal action.  Your access and use of the Website signifies your explicit consent to this waiver. 

Updates to this Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to update or modify this Policy at any time without prior notice. For this reason, we encourage you to review this Policy whenever you purchase products from us or use the Website so that you may be informed of any updates.  Amendments to this Policy are effective immediately when posted on this Website. Your continued use of the Website after posting of amendments will be deemed your acceptance of the changes to this Policy.