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Girard Illustration's Policies, Terms and Conditions

LET’S BE AS CLEAR AND STRAIGHT FORWARD AS POSSIBLE.

The terms "I", "we", "us", "our", "me", "seller", "here", "artist", and "Kristen" refers to Kristen Girard and Girard Illustration.

The terms "you", "your", "client", and "customer" refers to site visitors, customers, and any other users of this site or associated social media channels.

BY VISITING HTTP://WWW.GIRARDILLUSTRATION.COM, YOU ARE CONSENTING TO OUR TERMS OF SERVICE, PRIVACY POLICY, INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY POLICY AND THE REST OF OUR TERMS, POLICIES AND CONDITIONS.


Privacy Policy

WE RESPECT YOUR PRIVACY.

WE DO NOT SELL, OR TRADE, YOUR INFORMATION.


WHEN IS YOUR INFORMATION COLLECTED?

A general visit to www.girardillustration.com is anonymous, until you begin the checkout procedure, contact us, follow us on social media, sign up for our newsletter, respond to a survey or fill out a form.

We collect information when you contact us through our contact forms, place an order, subscribe to our blog,  follow us on social media, sign up for our newsletter, respond to a survey or fill out a form. This information can be tied directly to you because of the information you have provided.

Some information is automatically collected via third-party partners included on this site in order to allow us to give you the best possible experience with our site and services. The types of information collected automatically may include things like your IP address, location, pages visited, and browser type. Generally, our third-party partners only give us this information in a very generic group form that is not identifiable to you.

Most of this information is only used in a very general way to create a profile of our readers and to determine the types of content that our readers most enjoy.

 

WHY DO WE COLLECT YOUR INFORMATION?

We collect your information so that we can serve you well.

We want you to be happy with your experiences and purchases on our website, so we need to collect some information to make that happen.

 

WHAT DO WE USE YOUR INFORMATION FOR?

We use your information to fulfill orders you place, to provide you the best possible service, and to create content for your enjoyment.

 

WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT ABOUT YOU?

When needed, or appropriate to best serve you, we collect your name, email address, mailing address, phone number, and/or credit card number. This is information is collected when you contact us through our contact forms, place an order, subscribe to our blog, follow us on social media, sign up for our newsletter, respond to a survey, or fill out a form.

In addition there is information that is automatically collected by our third party partners, this can include your IP address, location, pages visited, and browser type. Generally, our third-party partners only give us this automatically collected information in a very generic group form that is not identifiable to you.

 


DO WE STORE OR SAVE ANY OF YOUR INFORMATION?

We do store your contact information, if you contact us through our contact forms, place an order, subscribe to our blog, sign up for our newsletter, respond to a survey, fill out a form, subscribe to our blog or newsletter, or follow us on social media so that we can provide you service.

We do not store your financial information. Financial information, including credit card numbers, is processed securely by our third party partners including Stripe, Square, and PayPal. You may choose to save your information with them, but that is your choice and therefor entirely in your hands, and out of ours.

 

DO WE SHARE ANY OF YOUR INFORMATION?

When needed, we do use trusted third party partners who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business or servicing you. We may have to share some of your information with our third party partners if required to by our terms of service agreements with them, as long as they keep your information protected. We do not unnecessarily share your data and strive to keep your personal information protected.

If you sign up for our mailing lists, or share with us on social media channels like Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Pinterest or Twitter, some of your data does get shared with 3rd party service providers so that we can bring you good experiences with our products and services.

We believe in good folks and heroes, and work with law enforcement to slay rampaging dragons, and rescue kittens in distress. We may release some of your information directly to law enforcement, if requested by law enforcement personnel, in order to comply with the law and protect our, and other good folk’s rights, property or safety.

 

DO WE USE COOKIES?

We do use cookies (the digital ones made of 1s and 0s not the yummy ones with chocolate chips we all love to eat) on our website, and other places you can find us on the web.  Cookies are small files that are used to make your internet experience smoother and tailored to your preferences. We use cookies to make your experience on our site personalized for you.

We also use tracking tags, pixels, and re-marketing pixels (think of Google Analytics, Facebook, and Pinterest) to aid in measuring and tracking where our website traffic is coming from, and to create customized advertising for things that may be of interest to you.

There are ways to clear your browser history if you would like to avoid things like tags, cookies, and tracking pixels. Check with your browser and internet provider to see how.

 

MAILING LISTS

Our email partners are currently Mailchimp, Google and Yahoo. If you sign up for our mailing list, or need to be contacted regarding a query, sale, or follow up, these 3rd party services are used to communicate with you, and to provide the best possible service to you.

If you wish to unsubscribe from any of our mailing lists, you are free to do so at anytime by clicking on the unsubscribe link included at the bottom of our emails. If you are signed up for more than one of our mailing lists, or with more than one email address, you will have to unsubscribe from each list separately.

 


HOW DO YOU FIND OUT WHAT INFORMATION WE HAVE ABOUT YOU?

If you would like to know what information we have that’s directly attributable to you, please contact kristen@girardillustration.com and we will provide a response within ten business days.


Children’s Online Privacy

WE CARE DEEPLY ABOUT CHILDREN OF ALL SPECIES, HUMANS AND KITTENS, INCLUDED.

OUR SITE APPEALS TO CHILDREN OF ALL AGES, BUT WE ASK THAT CHILDREN UNDER 18 ONLY VISIT OUR WEBSITE, OR INTERACT WITH US ON SOCIAL MEDIA CHANNELS, WITH THEIR PARENT'S OR GUARDIAN'S APPROVAL AND SUPERVISION.

We want to make sure that no one gets in trouble, unless they really did sneak goodies from Mom’s not-so-secret chocolate stash.

If you are under 18, and want to ask us questions about art, writing, dinosaurs or something else art or writing related, please have one of your parents or legal guardians write us a note ahead of time to kristen@girardillustration.com saying it is okay to answer your questions.


To see our Intellectual Property Policy, Terms of Service and other Conditions of visiting www.girardillustration.com, using our services or buying our products, click here.