PRIVACY Policy

Last Updated: November 15th, 2021

 

At STORIE DESIGN, accessible from www.storiedesign.com, one of our main priorities is the privacy of our visitors. This Privacy Policy document contains types of information that is collected and recorded by Storie Design and how we use it.

If you have additional questions or require more information about our Privacy Policy, do not hesitate to contact us.

 

This Privacy Policy applies only to our online activities and is valid for visitors to our website with regards to the information that they shared and/or collect in Storie Design. This policy is not applicable to any information collected offline or via channels other than this website.

 

Consent

 

By using our website, you hereby consent to our Privacy Policy and agree to its terms.

 

Information we collect


The personal information that you are asked to provide, and the reasons why you are asked to provide it, will be made clear to you at the point we ask you to provide your personal information.

Personal Information You Provide. We collect the personal information you provide to us, such as when you register to use the Service, make a purchase, complete an application to become a Storie Design designer or otherwise join our company, communicate with or submit information or content to us, communicate with designers or clients, take a style quiz, respond to a survey, and/or interact with other Users during a design project or post about your project. 

 

When you register for an Account, we may ask for your contact information, including items such as name, address, email address, and telephone number.

If you contact us directly, we may receive additional information about you such as your name, email address, phone number, the contents of the message and/or attachments you may send us, and any other information you may choose to provide.

Social Media Platforms 

 

If you are a Client, you may register using a social network, such as Facebook or Google. We collect information from the social network when you use your social media credentials to log into the Service. For example, when you log in with your Facebook credentials, we may collect the information you have made publicly available on Facebook, such as your name and profile picture. We may also obtain any other information you have authorized Facebook to share with third-party applications. We may also collect social media information when you interact with us via our social media accounts.

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How we use your information


We use the information we collect in various ways, including to:

  • Provide, operate, and maintain our website

  • Improve, personalize, and expand our website

  • Understand and analyze how you use our website

  • Develop new products, services, features, and functionality

  • Communicate with you, either directly or through one of our partners, including for customer service, to provide you with updates and other information relating to the website, and for marketing and promotional purposes

  • Send you emails

  • Find and prevent fraud

How Storie Design may disclose your personal information

Designers and/or Clients. We share personal information between Designers and Clients who connect via the Service.

Related Companies. We may share your personal information with our current or future affiliates and/or subsidiaries.

Social Networking and Other Websites. The Service may allow you to share information with social networking websites, such as Facebook. Their use of the information will be governed by their privacy policies, and you may be able to modify your privacy settings on their websites.

Merger, Sale, or Other Asset Transfers. If we are involved in a merger, acquisition, financing due diligence, reorganization, bankruptcy, receivership, sale of company assets, or transition of service to another provider, including any related negotiations, your information may be sold, disclosed, or transferred as part of such a transaction (or potential transaction). If another company acquires our company or our assets, that company will possess the information collected by it and us and will assume the rights and obligations regarding your information collected by us as described in this policy.

Professional Advisors. We may share personal information with our professional advisors, such as lawyers, bankers, auditors, and insurers, where necessary in the course of the professional services that they render to us.

Payments 

 

The Service currently uses third parties to process payments. Our third-party payment processors accept payments through various credit cards, as detailed on the applicable payment screen. All monetary transactions on the Service take place in U.S. Dollars.

We may collect data necessary to process your payment if you make purchases, such as your payment instrument number (such as a credit card number), and the security code associated with your payment instrument.

Log Files


Storie Design follows a standard procedure of using log files. These files log visitors when they visit websites. All hosting companies do this and are a part of hosting services' analytics. The information collected by log files includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date and time stamp, referring/exit pages, and possibly the number of clicks. These are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable. The purpose of the information is for analyzing trends, administering the site, tracking users' movement on the website, and gathering demographic information.

 

Cookies and Web Beacons

 

The Service collects and stores information that is generated automatically as you use it, including your preferences and anonymous usage statistics. We, our service providers, and our business partners may automatically log personal information about you, your computer or device, and your activity over time on our Service and other sites and services, such as identifiers, device data, online activity data, and geolocation data, including by using cookies and similar technology. Like many online services, the Service may use the following technologies to facilitate our automatic data collection:

  • Cookies, which are small text files placed in visitors' computer browsers to store their preferences, make navigation between pages more efficient, help us understand user activity and patterns, and facilitate online advertising.

  • Web beacons, also known as pixel tags or clear GIFs, are typically used to demonstrate that a webpage or email was accessed or opened, or that certain content was viewed or clicked, typically to compile statistics about usage of websites and the success of marketing campaigns.

Advertising Partners Privacy Policies


You may consult this list to find the Privacy Policy for each of the advertising partners of Storie Design.

Third-party ad servers or ad networks uses technologies like cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons that are used in their respective advertisements and links that appear on Storie Design, which are sent directly to users' browser. They automatically receive your IP address when this occurs. These technologies are used to measure the effectiveness of their advertising campaigns and/or to personalize the advertising content that you see on websites that you visit.

Note that Storie Design has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.

Third-Party Privacy Policies


Storie Design's Privacy Policy does not apply to other advertisers or websites. Thus, we are advising you to consult the respective Privacy Policies of these third-party ad servers for more detailed information. It may include their practices and instructions about how to opt-out of certain options.

You can choose to disable cookies through your individual browser options. To know more detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers, it can be found at the browsers' respective websites.

CCPA Privacy Rights (Do Not Sell My Personal Information)


Under the CCPA, among other rights, California consumers have the right to:

  • Request that a business that collects a consumer's personal data disclose the categories and specific pieces of personal data that a business has collected about consumers.

 

  • Request that a business deletes any personal data about the consumer that a business has collected.

 

  • Request that a business that sells a consumer's personal data, not sell the consumer's personal data.

 

  • If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us.

 

GDPR Data Protection Rights


We would like to make sure you are fully aware of all of your data protection rights. Every user is entitled to the following:

The right to access – You have the right to request copies of your personal data. We may charge you a small fee for this service.

 

The right to rectification – You have the right to request that we correct any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request that we complete the information you believe is incomplete.

 

The right to erasure – You have the right to request that we erase your personal data, under certain conditions.

 

The right to restrict processing – You have the right to request that we restrict the processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

 

The right to object to processing – You have the right to object to our processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

 

The right to data portability – You have the right to request that we transfer the data that we have collected to another organization, or directly to you, under certain conditions.

 

If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us.

Children's Information

 

Another part of our priority is adding protection for children while using the internet. We encourage parents and guardians to observe, participate in, and/or monitor and guide their online activity.

 

Storie Design does not knowingly collect any Personal Identifiable Information from children under the age of 13. If you think that your child provided this kind of information on our website, we strongly encourage you to contact us immediately and we will do our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.

Changes to our Privacy Policy


Storie Design reserves the right to amend this Privacy Policy at our discretion and at any time. When we make changes to this Privacy Policy, we will post the updated notice on the Site and update the “Last Updated” date above. Your continued use of the Service following the posting of changes constitutes your acceptance of such changes.

Contact information


If you have any questions or comments about this notice, the ways in which Storie Design collects and uses your information described in this Privacy Policy, or your choices and rights regarding such use, please do not hesitate to contact us at hello@storiedesign.com.