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Privacy Policy



This Privacy Policy applies to the Emily McDowell Studio website (“EMS” and “Site”). This Privacy Policy describes the information EMS collects on the Site, how it is used, and your options with respect to its use. By accessing or using this Site you indicate your agreement to this Privacy Policy. If you do not wish to be bound by this Privacy Policy do not access or use this Site. Please also review EMS’s terms of use of which this Privacy Policy is a part [].

In General. The information you provide is used to process transactions, improve EMS products and services, and to communicate with you as needed. We do share your information with trusted third parties who assist us in operating our Site, conducting our business and servicing customers and visitors, such as our payment processing system, our inventory shop management system, etc. These trusted third parties agree to keep this information confidential EMS does not share your personal information with unrelated third parties.

Personally Identifying Information. In order for you to make purchases from the Site, we collect your name, company name (if applicable), address, email address, phone number(s) and credit card details.  This data is shared with and stored by our third party transaction processor(s). In order to sign up for our mailing list you are required to submit your name and email address. This mailing list data is shared with our email service processor(s). You also may submit comments to the EMS blog, which submission may contain personally identifiable information. EMS may also collect potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on its blog.

Non-Personally Identifying Information. Like most website operators, EMS collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. EMS’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how visitors use the Site.

Disclosure of Information. We will not share your personally identifying or potentially personally identifying information, except:

To EMS’s employees, contractors, or service providers that need to know the information in order to process it on EMS’s behalf.;

Where it is required in order to comply with lawful government process (e.g. a court or administrative agency subpoena); or

When we believe in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of EMS, third parties or the public at large.

Security.  We take reasonable and sound precautions to safeguard your personally and potentially personally identifiable information. But no Internet data exchange can be guaranteed to be fully secure. You acknowledge that information you share with us could potentially be accessed by a third party. You agree that EMS is not responsible for any intercepted information shared through the Site without our knowledge or permission and you release EMS from claims arising out of or related to the use of such information.

Website Links. This Site may contain links to third-party websites. We do not endorse and are not responsible for the information practices or privacy policies of any other website.  If you decide to access any other website that may be linked to or from EMS’s Site you should consult that website’s privacy policy.

Cookies. A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. EMS uses cookies to help identify and track visitors, their usage of the Site, and their access preferences. Site visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies. Certain features of EMS’s Site may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

Site Intended for Adults. This Site is intended chiefly for adults. Minors between the ages of 13 and 17 may only use the Website with the consent of a parent, guardian, or other legally responsible adult. This Site is not intended for use by children under the age of 13. If you have reason to believe that a minor under your supervision has, without your permission, provided his or her personal information to us, you may email us at shop@emilymcdowellcom.

Updating Your Information. You may update your personal information by emailing us at shop@emilymcdowellcom.

Opt Out. You may at any time request to no longer receive communications from EMS and to have your personally identifying information deleted from EMS’s records by emailing us at shop@emilymcdowellcom.

Request Use Information. Under California law if you have provided certain categories of personally identifiable information to a business, you may submit a request regarding how that information has been used. For more details, see California Civil Code Section 1798.83. To submit such a request, please email us at shop@emilymcdowellcom or send it to EMS, PO Box 39849, Los Angeles, CA 90039.

Privacy Policy Changes. EMS may change its Privacy Policy from time to time. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.

This privacy policy was last updated on March 21, 2016.