Privacy Policy

The Katydid PRIVACY POLICY

This Privacy Policy describes how your personal information is collected, used, and shared when you visit or fill out forms on http://tjhekatydid.com (the “Site”).

Device Information Collected                      

When you visit the site to browse, read, or download information your web browser automatically send us (and we may retain) information such as the:

-Internet domain through which you access the Internet

-Internet Protocol address (IP address)

-Date and time, you access our site and the Internet address of the site from which you linked directed to our site

-Cookies that are installed on your device

-Information about individual web pages, products, search terms and information about how you interact with the site.

We collect Information using the following technologies & third parties:

-Cookies are data files that are placed on your device or computer and often include an anonymous unique identifier. For more information about cookies, and how to disable cookies, visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org. We may use cookies in order to customize this site for return visitors.  These cookies are not required for site functionality.  Additionally, third-party widgets may install cookies depending on their configuration.  You are not required to accept any cookies to use this site. Cookies are active for six months at a time.

-Log files track actions occurring on the Site, and collect data including your IP address, browser type, Internet service provider, referring/exit pages, and date/time stamps.

– “Web beacons,” “tags,” and “pixels” are electronic files used to record information about how you browse the Site.

-Google Analytics collects information such as how often users visit this site, what pages they visit when they do so, and what other sites they used prior to coming to this site. We use the information we get from Google Analytics only to improve this site. Google Analytics collects only the IP address assigned to you on the date you visit this site, rather than your name or other identifying information. We do not combine the information collected with Google Analytics with personally identifiable information. Although Google Analytics plants a permanent cookie on your web browser to identify you as a unique user the next time you visit this site, the cookie cannot be used by anyone but Google. The Google Analytics Terms of Use and the Google Privacy Policy restrict Google’s ability to use and share information collected by Google Analytics about your visits to this site. You can prevent Google Analytics from recognizing you on return visits to this site by disabling cookies on your browser.

-WooCommerce: Data Used: For payments with PayPal or Stripe: purchase total, currency, billing information. For taxes: the value of goods in the cart, value of shipping, destination address. For checkout rates: destination address, purchased product IDs, dimensions, weight, and quantities. For shipping labels: customer’s name, address as well as the dimensions, weight, and quantities of purchased products.

Data Synced: For payments, we send the purchase total, currency and customer’s billing information to the respective payment processor. Please see the respective third party’s privacy policy (Stripe’s Privacy Policy and PayPal’s Privacy Policy) for more details. For automated taxes, we send the value of goods in the cart, the value of shipping, and the destination address to TaxJar. Please see TaxJar’s Privacy Policy for details about how they handle this information. For checkout rates we send the destination ZIP/postal code and purchased product dimensions, weight and quantities to USPS or Canada Post, depending on the service used. For shipping labels, we utilize Stamps.com for postage and storage of shipping information and tracking. (Stamps.com Privacy Policy

-Lightspeed is used to power our website. You can read ore about how Lightspeed uses your personal information here.

-Mailchimp.com is our email subscription service and we use their forms and applications to collect information from customers and visitors who agree to be added to our newsletter. Please see Mailchimp’s privacy policy

Other Information We Collect & How We Use It

We collect additional information from you when you register on our site, place an order, subscribe to a newsletter, send us an email,  fill out a form, apply for employment online through Google Forms, respond to a survey or leave a comment on our site.

We may use this information to try to fulfill your request, improve our services, ask for a review or rating, to follow-up on a service or correspondence, and may use it to provide you with additional information later.

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection. An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment. For more information, view the Gravatar Service privacy policy.

Use of Credit Card Information

If you provide us with your credit card information, we use it to check your financial qualifications and collect payment from you. We use a third-party service provider to manage credit card processing, as noted above under third-party service providers.

Sharing Your Personal Information

We do not sell, trade, or rent User’s personal information to others. We take your privacy very seriously. We share your Personal Information with third parties to help us use your Personal Information, as described above.

We may also share your Personal Information to comply with applicable laws and regulations, to respond to a subpoena, search warrant or other lawful request for information we receive, or to otherwise protect our rights.

Third-Party Links

Third-party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.

Embedded Content

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Do Not Track

Please note that we do not alter our Site’s data collection and use practices when we see a Do Not Track signal from your browser.

If you are a European resident, you have the right to access personal information we hold about you and to ask that your personal information be corrected, updated, or deleted. If you would like to exercise this right, please contact us through the contact information below.

Additionally, if you are a European resident we note that we are processing your information in order to fulfill contracts we might have with you,or otherwise to pursue our legitimate business interests listed above.  Additionally, please note that your information will be transferred outside of Europe, including to Canada and the United States.

COPPA (Children Online Privacy Protection Act)

When it comes to the collection of personal information from children under 13, the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) puts parents in control. The Federal Trade Commission, the nation’s consumer protection agency, enforces the COPPA Rule, which spells out what operators of websites and online services must do to protect children’s privacy and safety online.

We do not specifically market to children under 13.

Data Retention

We keep copies of form data, survey responses, correspondence, transactions, shipping details, orders, invoices and information provided to us for an unlimited period.

CAN SPAM Act

The CAN-SPAM Act is a law that sets the rules for commercial email, establishes requirements for commercial messages, gives recipients the right to have emails stopped from being sent to them, and spells out tough penalties for violations.

If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, you can email us and we will promptly remove you from correspondence.

Merger or Acquisition

In the event we undergo a business transaction such as a merger, acquisition by another company, or sale of all or a portion of our assets, your Personal Information may be among the assets transferred. You acknowledge and consent that such transfers may occur and are permitted by this Privacy Policy, and that any acquirer of our assets may continue to process your Personal Information as set forth in this Privacy Policy. If our information practices change at any time in the future, we will post the policy changes here so that you may opt out of the new information practices. We suggest that you check this Privacy Policy periodically if you are concerned about how your information is used.

Changes

We may update this privacy policy from time to time in order to reflect, for example, changes to our practices or for other operational, legal or regulatory reasons.

Protecting Information

We implement reasonable precautions and follow industry best practices in order to protect your Personal Information and ensure that such Personal Information is not accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed.  However, these measures do not guarantee that your information will not be accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed by breach of such precautions. By using our Service, you acknowledge that you understand and agree to assume these risks.

Acceptance of Terms

By using this Website, you agree to this Security and Privacy Statement. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use the Grandpa Shorter’s sites. We reserve the right to change this policy at any time. Your continued use of the sites following the posting of changes to our Privacy Policy will signify your acceptance of those changes.

Contact Us

For more information about our privacy practices, if you have questions, or if you would like to make a complaint, please contact us by e-mail at marketing@grandpashorters.com or by mail using the details provided below:

305 East Lake Street, Petoskey, MI 49770

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