WhimsiKa Privacy Policy




 

Welcome to our Privacy Policy

  Your privacy is critically important to us here at Karen at WhimsiKa

 

   It is Karen at WhimsiKa's policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our website. This Privacy Policy applies to whimsika.com (hereinafter, "us", "we", or "whimsika.com"). We respect your privacy and are committed to protecting personally identifiable information you may provide us through the Website.       We have adopted this privacy policy ("Privacy Policy") to explain what information may be collected on our Website, how we use this information, and under what circumstances we may disclose the information to third parties. This Privacy Policy applies only to information we collect through the Website and does not apply to our collection of information from other sources.

   This Privacy Policy, together with the Terms and conditions posted on our Website, set forth the general rules and policies governing your use of our Website. Depending on your activities when visiting our Website, you may be required to agree to additional terms and conditions.


 

-Newsletters

There are two types of newsletters that you may receive:

  1. Class Purchase

         When you contract to purchase a class, this newsletter will be sent out in acknowledgement and/or to inform you on how to access and otherwise operate the ‘classroom’

  1. Promotional News and Blog Post Notifications.                                                                                                         These are sent to previous class purchasers and those who have given their consent as subscribers to this site


 

- Website Visitors

   Like most website operators, Karen at WhimsiKa 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. Karen at WhimsiKa's purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Karen at WhimsiKa's visitors use its website. From time to time, Karen at WhimsiKa may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.

   Karen at WhimsiKa also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on http://whimsika.com blog posts. Karen at WhimsiKa only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below.

 

-Plain English of your personal information that we collect and how we use it.

We collect your name and email address, when you make a purchase or subscribe to WhimsiKa.  This information is used to process your transactions quickly and streamline your navigation of our Website. 


 

- Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

   Certain visitors to Karen at WhimsiKa's websites choose to interact with Karen at WhimsiKa in ways that require Karen at WhimsiKa to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Karen at WhimsiKa gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up to the WhimsiKans subscribers area to provide a username and email address.

 

- Security

   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.

 

- Advertisements

   Ads appearing on our website may be delivered to users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This Privacy Policy covers the use of cookies by Karen at WhimsiKa and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.


- Links To External Sites  

   Our Service may contain links to external sites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third party link, you will be directed to that third party's site. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy and terms and conditions of every site you visit. We have no control over, and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites, products or services.


- Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

   Karen at WhimsiKa discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Karen at WhimsiKa's behalf or to provide services available at Karen at WhimsiKa's website, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using Karen at WhimsiKa's website, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Karen at WhimsiKa will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, Karen at WhimsiKa discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Karen at WhimsiKa believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Karen at WhimsiKa, third parties or the public at large.

   If you are a registered user of http://whimsika.com and have supplied your email address, Karen at WhimsiKa may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what's going on with Karen at WhimsiKa and our products. We primarily use our blog to communicate this type of information, so we expect to keep this type of email to a minimum. If you send us a request (for example via a support email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. Karen at WhimsiKa takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.

 

- Aggregated Statistics

   Karen at WhimsiKa may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its website. Karen at WhimsiKa may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Karen at WhimsiKa does not disclose your personally-identifying information.

 

- Affiliate Disclosure

   This site may sometimes use affiliate links and does earn a commission from certain links. This does not affect your purchases or the price you may pay.

 

- Cookies

   To enrich and perfect your online experience, Karen at WhimsiKa uses "Cookies", similar technologies and services provided by others to display personalized content, appropriate advertising and store your preferences on your computer.

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. Karen at WhimsiKa uses cookies to help Karen at WhimsiKa identify and track visitors, their usage of http://whimsika.com, and their website access preferences. Karen at WhimsiKa visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using Karen at WhimsiKa's websites, with the drawback that certain features of Karen at WhimsiKa's websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

By continuing to navigate our website without changing your cookie settings, you hereby acknowledge and agree to Karen at WhimsiKa's use of cookies.

 

- E-commerce

   Those who engage in transactions with Karen at WhimsiKa – by purchasing Karen at WhimsiKa's services or products, are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, Karen at WhimsiKa collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor's interaction with Karen at WhimsiKa. Karen at WhimsiKa does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.


 

Privacy Policy Changes

   Although most changes are likely to be minor, Karen at WhimsiKa may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in Karen at WhimsiKa's sole discretion. Karen at WhimsiKa encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.


 

If you no longer wish to receive emails from WhimsiKa.com  please click the unsubscribe button in the email or contact me at whimsika@gmail.com with the subject heading ‘unsubscribe’


 

Last updated 24th April 2020