Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Thank you for visiting the DigThisDesign.net (“DigThisDesign.net”) personal data management and e-commerce Internet web site (“Site”) located at the URL http://DigThisDesign.net.

This Privacy Policy details certain policies governing DigThisDesign.net’s use of personally identifiable information provided to DigThisDesign.net via this Site.

Privacy Policy Updates
Due to the Internet’s rapidly evolving nature, DigThisDesign.net may need to update this Privacy Policy from time to time. If so, DigThisDesign.net will post its updated Privacy Policy on our Site located at DigThisDesign.net so you are always aware of what personally identifiable information we may collect and how we may use this information. DigThisDesign.net encourages you to review this Privacy Policy regularly for any changes. Your continued use of this Site will be subject to the then-current Privacy Policy.

Information Collection and Use
You can generally visit our Site without revealing any personally identifiable information about yourself. However, in certain sections of this Site, for you to use certain services, we may require you to register for an account, or we may invite you to purchase a product or service, to submit questions or comments or request information, participate in surveys, questionnaires or contests, subscribe to newsletters or participate in community forums. Due to the nature of some of these activities, we may ask that you complete and submit an online form with personally identifiable information such as your name, username, email address, contact information and credit card information.

We may use your personally identifiable information to deliver certain services, products or information you have requested, verify your authority to enter certain password protected areas of the Site, send you notices for products and/or services that you have used or that may be of interest to you, and improve the content and general administration of the Site.

If you are a registered user and post to any of the Site’s community areas such as forums, other registered users of this Site may view your username and may send you messages, but they will not be able to see your actual email address.

We may use your personally identifiable information to send you advertisements and other promotional information regarding our products and services, or the products and services provided by our product lines, vendors, third party marketing partners, and/or other communications related to the Site.

Children’s Privacy
DigThisDesign.net recognizes the privacy interests of children and we encourage parents and guardians to take an active role in their children’s online activities and interests. No personally identifiable information is collected by DigThisDesign.net and DigThisDesign.net’s services and Site are not intended for children under the age of 13.

DigThisDesign.net does not target its services or this Site to children under 13. DigThisDesign.net does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13.

Cookies
We may use small text files called cookies to improve overall Site experience. A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user’s hard drive containing information about the user’s visit. Cookies generally do not permit us to personally identify you. Cookies must be enabled for you to use certain areas of the Site.

Advertisements that may appear on this Site are delivered to users by our advertising partners. Our advertising partners may download cookies to your computer. Doing this allows the advertising network to recognize your computer each time they send you an advertisement. In this way, they may compile information about where you, or others who are using your computer, saw their advertisements and determine which advertisements are clicked. This information allows an advertising network to deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. DigThisDesign.net does not have access to or control of the cookies that may be placed by the third party advertisers.

Aggregate Information
The Site may track the total number of visitors to our Site, the number of visitors to each page of our Site, IP addresses, External Web Sites (defined below) linked to, and we may analyze this data for trends and statistics in the aggregate.  However, such information will be maintained, used, and disclosed in aggregate form only and it will not contain personally identifiable information. We may use such aggregate information to analyze trends, administer the Site, track users’ movements, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. We may share this aggregate information with third parties to assist them in targeting advertisements to appropriate audiences.

Disclosure
We may provide your personally identifiable information that we collect and the data generated by cookies to the vendors and service agencies that we may engage to assist us. For example, we may provide your personally identifiable information to an organization in order to deliver a tool or service or to process a payment.

We will also disclose your personally identifiable information if we reasonably believe we are required to do so by law, regulation or other government authority. We will not sell your personally identifiable information to any other company or organization except that we may transfer your personally identifiable information to a successor entity upon a merger, consolidation or other corporate reorganization in which DigThisDesign.net participates, or to a purchaser of all or substantially all of DigThisDesign.net’s assets to which this Site relates.

Links to Third Party Sites
The Site may provide links to other Web sites or resources over which DigThisDesign.net does not have control (“External Web Sites”). Such links do not constitute an endorsement by DigThisDesign.net of those External Web Sites. You acknowledge that DigThisDesign.net is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and further agree that DigThisDesign.net is not responsible for the content of such External Web Sites. Your use of External Web Sites is subject to the terms of use and privacy policies located on the linked to External Web Sites.

Notice Regarding Online Behavioral Advertising
We allow third party companies to serve ads and/or collect certain anonymous information when you visit our Web site.  These companies may use non-personally identifiable information
(e.g. click stream information, browser type, time and date, subject of advertisements clicked or scrolled over) during your visits to this and other Web sites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services likely to be of greater interest to you.  These companies typically use a cookie or third party web beacon to collect this information.  To learn more about this behavioral advertising practice visit the NAI athttp://www.networkadvertising.org.  To opt-out of this type of advertising, you can visit http://www.aboutads.info/choices.

Advertising and Affiliate Marketing Disclosure
We may earn advertising revenue and/or affiliate commissions by referring products and services. We carefully choose products and services to write about in our blog posts and make good faith efforts to research their authenticity prior to recommending them to you. We rely on third party ad networks such as Google to provide the banner advertisements that you see throughout the site. We may be paid for displaying ads or products on our site; when you click on these advertisements or links; or when you make a purchase after clicking on these advertisements or links.

Security
We may employ procedural and technological security measures, consistent with industry practice. Such measures are reasonably designed to help protect your personally identifiable information from loss, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration or destruction. DigThisDesign.net may use encryption, secure socket layer, firewalls, internal restrictions, password protection and other security measures to help prevent unauthorized access to your personally identifiable information.

Correction/Updating Personally Identifiable Information
DigThisDesign.net provides you with the ability to review, correct and delete any of the personally identifiable information that you have provided to us. If you wish to review or correct any information you have provided to us…

* You may access your account and review, correct and delete your personally identifiable information
* Or you may contact us using the email address or contact form provided on the “Contact Us” page of this website.

If you have any questions regarding this Privacy Policy please use the email address or contact form provided on the “Contact Us” page of this website.