The Designer’s Creative Studio, LLC (“DCS”, “us”, "we", or "our") operates
http://www.designerscreativestudio.com (the “Site”). This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Information we receive from users of the Site.
We use your Personal Information only for providing and improving the Site. By using the Site, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.
Information Collection And Use
While using our Site, we may collect certain information about visitors and users. The most common types of information we collect include things like: user-names, member names, email addresses, IP addresses, other contact details, survey responses, payment information such as payment agent details, transactional details, tax information, support queries, forum comments (if applicable), your actions on our Site (including any selections or inputs into items) and web and email analytics data. We may also record sessions such as public webinars for use with marketing, promotion and/or content development. The images of individuals that may be recorded will not be used by DCS without their express, written consent. We collect personal information directly when you provide it to us, automatically as you navigate through the site, or through other people when you use services associated with the site. We collect your personal information when you provide it to us when you complete membership registration and buy services on our site, subscribe to a newsletter/blog, email list, submit feedback, enter a contest (if applicable), fill out a survey, or send us a communication. We will use your personal information to fulfill a contract/sale, or take steps linked to a contract/sale: in particular, in facilitating and processing transactions that take place on the site, like where you purchase an item from our services/content page(s).
Where this is necessary for purposes which are in our, legitimate interests. These interests include:
- operating the site;
- providing you with services described on the site;
- verifying your identity when you sign in to the site;
- responding to support tickets, and helping facilitate the resolution of any disputes;
- updating you with operational news and information about our site and services (e.g. to notify you about changes to our site, website disruptions or security updates as well as new services available on the site);
- carrying out technical analysis to determine how to improve the site and services we provide;
- monitoring activity on the Site, (e.g. to identify potential fraudulent activity and to ensure compliance with the user terms that apply to the Site);
- managing our relationship with you, (e.g. by responding to your comments or queries submitted to us on the site or asking for your feedback or whether you want to participate in a survey);
- managing our legal and operational affairs (including, managing risks relating to content and fraud matters);
- training DCS staff about how to best serve our user community;
- improving our products and services;
- providing general administrative and performance functions and activities; and
- verifying your identity (if necessary) by multiple means including recognition technology (as is necessary for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims).
If you are a resident of the European Economic Area (EEA), you have certain data protection rights. If you wish to be informed what personal data we hold about you and if you want it to be removed from our systems, please refer to the details listed below on how you can access your personal information. If you have any questions, please contact us.
In certain circumstances, you have the following data protection rights:
- The right to access, update or to delete the information we have on you
- The right of rectification
- The right to object
- The right of restriction
- The right to data portability
- The right to withdraw consent
When we provide you with marketing information about products and services which we feel may interest you; and customizing our services and websites, like advertising that appear on the site
Access user's personal information
You can access some of the personal information that we collect about you by logging in to your account. You also have the right to make a request to access other personal information we hold about you and to request corrections of any errors in that data. You can also close the account you have with us at any time. To make an access or correction request, use the contact information provided at the end of this policy.
Like many site operators, we collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Site ("Log Data”). This Log Data may include information such as your computer's Internet Protocol ("IP") address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our Site that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other statistics. In addition, we may use third party services such as Google Analytics that collect, monitor and analyze this information. This information will be used in accordance with the above described policy for “information collection and use”.
Where we have your consent to do so (e.g. if you have subscribed to one of our email lists, provided us with your contact information or have indicated that you are interested in receiving offers or information from us), we send you marketing communications by email about products and services that we feel may be of interest to you. You can “opt-out”of such communications if you would prefer not to receive them in the future by using the “unsubscribe” facility provided in the communication itself.
Cookies are files with small amounts of data, which may include an anonymous, unique identifier. Cookies are sent to a User’s browser from a web site and stored on a User’s computer hard drive to recognize them and make their next visit easier and the Services more useful for them.
Like many sites, we use "cookies" to collect information and to enable certain functions of the Service, to provide analytics, to store User's preferences and to enable advertisements delivery. Users can instruct their browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if Users do not accept cookies, they may not be able to use some portions of our Site. The specific cookies used by our Site are listed by the host company (Kajabi) as:
_kjb_session “Kajabi session cookie” Tracks your active admin sessions so you don’t need to re-login
kjba “Kajabi affiliate token” Tracks which affiliate has referred an offer purchase
_abv “Admin bar hidden” Tracks whether the user wishes their admin previewing bar to be hidden
The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. This personal information is stored on secure servers that are managed by DCS staff and our service providers. Personal information that we store or transmit is protected by up to date security and access controls, including username and password authentication and data encryption where appropriate.