Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy was last updated on August 4, 2018

This privacy policy has been updated to comply with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) for customers residing in the EU coming into force on May 25, 2018.

Your privacy and respect is my top priority. As a micro business owner I realize honesty and ease of access for you, my customer, must come first. This Privacy Policy explains my data collection practices, your rights to access, modify, correct or restrict your personal data, as well as data storage and usage policies.

The Vicki Robinson Designs Privacy Policy applies any time you visit my blog or store on a desktop or mobile application.

By visiting my site or my shop, you agree to this Privacy Policy. If you don’t agree with this policy or any other agreement referenced within, you should not use my services.

Who we are

Vicki Robinson Designs – website address: https://vicki-robinson.com.

Why I Need Your Personal Information

Portions of your personal information are required to allow you access to leave comments and/or shop at Vicki Robinson Designs. If you do not agree with my terms and policies, please do not use my site. Additional data is collected on Facebook and via other service such as Google Analytics as described below.

What Personal Data Is Collected

We collect certain data from you directly:

  • information you enter yourself
  • data you enter to win or download a freebie or gift
  • data from third-party platforms like Social Media Sites (SMS) you may connect with Vicki Robinson Designs or navigate to via a link from Vicki Robinson Designs.
  • I also collect some data automatically via third-party platforms like Google Analytics, such as information about your device and what parts of my site you visit.

All purchases of Vicki Robinson Designs product are handled through the Oscraps Shop and are completed through PayPal. We collect your billing address in order to create your account. Your credit card information is only collected by PayPal. We neither collect nor have access to this information.

Information You Provide

We may collect different information from or about you depending on how you use products and services. To help you better understand the data we collect, some examples are listed below.

When you create an account and purchase digital scrapbooking products, including through a third-party platform, we collect any data you provide directly, including:

Shop Account Data

To make purchases at Oscraps you are required to create an account. When you create or update your account, Oscraps collects and store the data you provide. This includes your full name, email address and physical address. Oscraps does not have access to your account password but can reset it for you. This information is your “Shop Account Data”. Vicki Robinson Designs collects and stores your name and email address, along with information about the products you purchased from VIcki Robinson Designs through Oscraps.

Blog Data and 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. Currently, only your name and comment can be viewed by the general public. The data is only stored by us and associated with your account.

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. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

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.

Cookies
If you leave a comment on our site you may have the option to opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. A cookie is a text file that is place on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies do not run programs or deliver viruses to your computer or mobile device. Cookies are assigned to individuals. They can only be read by a web server in the domain where the cookie was issued. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment and improve your browsing experience when you visit the site. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

We use cookies on our site which automatically collect information as you browse. These cookies collect some of the following information:

Browser, browser type, operating system, device type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), average time you spend on the blog or browsing the store, which pages you viewed and your Internet Protocol (IP) address.  This is often referred to as website analytics.

Analytics Cookies are used to collect data about traffic to Vicki Robinson Designs, how you use the site, where you came from, whether or not you have previously visited and similar information.  

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

Registered Users of vicki-robinson.com
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include links to content, or 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 tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website. We are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of any other sites and recommend you read the privacy policy of any sites you visit.

Where we send your data

  • Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
  • Google Analytic is used to track analytics cookies on the site.
  • Your name and email address may be used by my newsletter service. You may opt out of any emails from my email service by clicking the “unsubscribe” link at the bottom of each email.

Data Storage

Your personal information is stored on each individual platform as well as my third-party hosting vendor. 

Information we obtain from third party platform and applications.

Social Networking Sites
Aside from Vicki Robinson Designs, we use Social Media Sites (SMS) to manage delivery of freebies, to coordinate product contests and/or individual giveaways, and to communicate with you. We use “Facebook approved applications” that will provide certain data based on your personal privacy settings.

If you are in the EU countries covered specifically by GDPR your permission must be granted to access all new gifts. When you grant permission for a free product, we receive the following information from your Facebook account. Name, profile picture, City and State or Country, Date of Birth, date and time you granted access.

The data collected is used to administer a freebie promotion and help me determine which products you prefer as a customer.

Internet and Email Marketing Software & Programs

Email Marketing
When you subscribe to my Newsletter/Email Marketing we collect your name, email address and birthday.

This information is used to deliver my weekly newsletter, some free products and industry specific announcements or important notices regarding your account directly to your inbox.

You may update your delivery preferences or opt-out at any time via update preferences link at the bottom of all communications.

Some software we use includes a tagging system that tags specific actions you take as a customer. This allows me to send specific emails to customers who have expressed an interests in a product or topic.

Email marketing software is capable of tracking links you may click, within each email. This information is used to assess product or service preferences and popularity.

Google Drive
Occasionally, we use Google Drive to create customer surveys or deliver content. When you complete a survey we collect all information requested on that document. This information is used to help us determine your customer preferences and for additional communication if necessary.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Most browsers automatically accept cookies but you can modify your browser settings to decline cookies.  Declining cookies will affect your shopping experience.

Security of your Personal Information

Vicki Robinson Designs uses SSL Protocol to secure your personal information from unauthorized use, access and disclosure.

We take this very seriously and strive to take every precaution to protect your personal data.  Unfortunately, we cannot 100% guarantee data transmission over the internet or any wireless network.  As a result we are unable to guarantee the privacy, security, and integrity of your personal information.

Children
We do not knowingly collection information from children under the age of 13.  If you are under age 13, you must obtain permission from your parent or guardian for permission to use this website.

Contact Information

To contact me regarding this Privacy Policy or with any questions or comments simply email vicki@vicki.robinson.com