Privacy Notice

Use of this website, with or without a plan subscription, constitutes agreement to the following privacy policy.  If you do not agree to this privacy policy, do not use this website.

This privacy notice discloses the privacy practices for www.peckinsstudioonline.com.  It will notify you of the following:

  1. What personally identifiable information is collected from you, how it is used and with whom it may be shared.

  2. What choices are available to you regarding the use of your data.

  3. The security procedures in place to protect the misuse of your information.

  4. How you can correct any inaccuracies in the information.

How we collect information and what information we collect

We have access to/collect information that you give us via email or contact form, by filling out a sign-up form, actions you take on our website or with our emails, actions you take with our ads both on and off this website, and other contact from you.  We collect information you provide, such as your name, email and credit card information when you create an account.  We also collect information about your interaction with our website, emails and ads, such as your IP address, when and from where you access the website, how you were referred to the website, if you create an account, log in, open an email, view a webpage, view a video, view a PDF, or click a link.

How we use information

We will use your information to contact you, to provide you with service, to improve the user experience on the website, for marketing, and to collaborate with partner organizations.  You agree to receive automatically generated promotional emails.

How we share information

We use several third party companies to provide you with service and for marketing purposes, and we share your information with them in order to fulfill this service.  The companies that may have access to your information include: Stripe (billing and payment processing), Memberspace (membership/payment management), Squarespace (website hosting and analytics), Rewardful (affiliate marketing), Google Analytics, Google Ads (previously Google Adwords) and Facebook (analytics and advertising), Mailchimp and Gmail (emails), and Google Docs and Google Drive (internal records).  Once your information is transferred to these third parties, you are subject to their privacy policies and terms of service. Please contact these companies for details.

If you have received a membership (free or paid) through your affiliation with another organization, then we may share some of your information with that partner organization. In this case, we may share your name, email, and interaction with our website, emails and ads. This is done, for example, if the partner organization is interested to know how many of its community are making use of Peckins Studio Online, and in what way. Your credit card number would not be shared.

Cookies

We use "cookies" on this site. A cookie is a piece of data stored on a site visitor's hard drive to help us improve your access to our site and identify repeat visitors to our site. For instance, when we use a cookie to identify you, you would not have to log in a password more than once, thereby saving time while on our site. Cookies can also enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our site and for marketing/promotion. This site is connected to Google Analytics, Google Ads (previously Google AdWords), Facebook Pixel, Memberspace, Rewardful, and Squarespace analytics, which may use cookies and collect and process data, such as your behavior on our site, for marketing and remarketing purposes, and to help us improve the user experience.  Some emails from us are sent by MailChimp and Memberspace, which allow us to see your interaction with our emails, such as when they are opened or links are clicked.

Your Access to and Control Over Information 

You may opt out of future non-essential contact from us at any time.  You can do the following at any time by contacting us via the contact link in the footer of every page:

  • Request to be removed from email marketing lists

  • Change/correct any data we have about you

  • Express any concern you have about our use of your data

You can also unsubscribe from our email newsletter using the unsubscribe link in the email footer. Unsubscribing from the newsletter will not cancel your membership. You may join or be added to multiple email lists, for example if you join our general newsletter and if you are added to a newsletter specific to a membership plan you join. Unsubscribing from one will not unsubscribe you from another; you must unsubscribe from each list separately.

To opt out of all contacts from us, including essential account communication (e.g., billing emails, emails providing you with service, etc.) and have your information deleted from our records, you must request termination of your account.  We do not offer refunds, but can revoke your access to our site and services and terminate your account at your request - please contact us by email and specifically request this, and state your understanding that your access will be eliminated without refund. Some of our third-party providers (listed above) and/or partner organizations may retain your data; please see their privacy policies for more information.

We will normally process your requests within one business week, and it may take several additional days for changes to go into effect. If we are on vacation, it may take significantly longer; in this case, a notice will be placed on the contact page, and we will process your request after returning.

You can set your browser to not allow any cookies. Some functionality may be compromised; we do not guarantee functionality of this website if you do not allow cookies. Contact your web browser company for questions about how to not allow any cookies.

Security 

We take precautions to protect your information.  Please review the security and privacy policies of all our third party providers, which may have access to your information. You are subject to their Terms of Service and Privacy Policies.

Changes to this Policy

This Privacy Policy is subject to change.  Any changes to this policy will be posted on this page.  A link to this page is included in the footer of every page on our website and in the Terms and Conditions.  Click the link to return to this page to view the Privacy Policy at any time.  Use of the website requires agreement to the Privacy Policy.

Last updated: February 6, 2019