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Stitched Ink Media Privacy Policy Details, Terms and Conditions, and Informational Page

Stitched Ink Media
 

Stitched Ink Media (Privacy/Cookies/Other Policies)

Website: stitched-ink-media.com

First Privacy Policy Date: July 7, 2022

Current Update: January 28, 2023

 

Privacy/Cookie/Use of SaaS Policy Details and Informational Page

 

Stitched Ink Media Website Statements

This Policy page's purpose is to inform users and protect the website and the website's legitimate users/customers. 

It is highly recommended all of the website's users have proper SaaS (Software as a Service) use protection on their devices, follow best device security practices and stay informed on best security practices, optionally including but not limited to: antivirus protection and device scanning technology, strong passwords, VPN (Virtual Private Network) uses, proper cookie management on devices, reputable SaaS use in general (past and future) and best practices in its responsible uses on devices, adequate verification steps for devices and logins, and proper best practices regarding unknown links (website, text or email) or safeguarding your data and personal information as it is collected (or needlessly collected) in general.

We do not sell or share (for monetary gain) your data or personal information to third parties.

Please be advised, Stitched Ink Media does not, has not and has no future intention to sell or share (for monetary gain) any data or personal information collected through its website's methods of collection. Any such practices of selling or sharing collected data or personal information to third-parties is outside Stitched Ink Media's website's model.

Important: Stitched Ink Media will not contact any of its website’s users except by previously consented and collected information (such as a website form) through the methods of information collection provided by the website.

Contact will only be made through posted or previously notified addresses, methods of contact or Stitched Ink Media email addresses provided by the website or directly by Stitched Ink Media. No third party should ever contact a user of our website on behalf of our website, or any other reason related to it, unless we have advertised to all users (such as through text displayed on the website) or directly notified the user beforehand.

 

Stitched Ink Media website strives to collect only minimal data or personal information as is needed to perform its functions/use. Stitched Ink Media will not contact any User other than through information details collected through its website's data/collection functions. The Stitched Ink Media website aims to not abuse the trust required in collecting data and personal information through required services necessary for websites and businesses to properly act and function within a global setting.

It aims not to overwhelm email subscribers (when/if they exist) with informational contact to subscriber addresses, but as deemed minimally necessary to assist promoting the website or Stitched Ink Media services.

Our use of Visitor Analytics technology as a service. 

From Visitor Analytics:

1. Visitor Analytics

Visitor Analytics is a simple website analytics service which measures the traffic on our website and website visitors' general details. We collect statistics like which pages visitors visit and when, where they are approximately located, where they land first or if they are coming from a specific referral, to make our website visitors' experience better .

As a website operator using Visitor Analytics, we process information about our visitors' device type and screen size/resolution, approximate location, browser, OS, IPs, page visits, bounce rate, conversions, conversion funnels, average sessions per visitor, average pages per session, average session duration, time spent on the website and preferably visited content on the website. All this data is pseudonymized and Visitor Analytics will not use the collected data to identify individual users or to match the data with additional information on an individual user.

We do not use cookies to collect this data. Instead, we use the so-called fingerprinting technology that does not require placing any cookies, files or technology on your device. Fingerprinting relies on your device’s technical attributes and combines them to identify your device as a unique device and allow for reliable analytics.
 

2. Visitor Recordings

Visitor Recordings is an additional feature to Visitor Analytics (described above) in the form of a simple website replay tool that records in statistics where our website visitors scrolled to and what they clicked on our website. We can see this information in playbacks and so called “heatmaps”. Collecting these statistics helps us to make our website more user-friendly as well as to reproduce and fix technical errors.

Basically, as a website operator using Visitor Recordings, we are using a snippet of tracking code to collect data about our visitors’ journey on our websites, which subpages they visit, what they clicked on, where they moved their mouse cursor to and where they scrolled. All this data is pseudonymized and Visitor Analytics will not use the collected data to identify individual users or to match it with additional information on an individual user.

From Stitched Ink Media:

Use of Analytics and your IP Address by Stitched Ink Media Website

With any third-party or integrated analytics utilized by Stitched Ink Media to measure website visits and visitor focus (as critical information) for the improvement of our site, IP Addresses are Anonymized by us and not part of our data collection process for visitor interactions with our website. Mainly, we use analytics to measure such information as which pages  get visited most, session times, bounce rates, referrals, new visits, city and country location. The information we collect through our analytics, on its own, untouched and from our data collection perspective, is not personally identifiable by us specific to its user.

In this way, our analytics is used for security, site improvement and potential marketing insights.

 

What platform hosts your data/information?

Stitched Ink Media is hosted on the Wix.com platform. Wix.com provides us with the online platform that allows us to display or sell our products and services to you. Your data may be stored through Wix.com, including data storage, databases and the general Wix.com applications. They store your data on secure servers behind a firewall of its security system.  

We receive, collect and store any information you may enter on our website or provide us in any other way directly through our website's data and information collection functions. In addition, we collect the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet; and, when applicable, the following: login, e-mail address, password, computer and connection information and purchase history. We may use software tools to measure and collect session information, including page response times, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information, and methods used to browse away from the page, such as website links or menus. We also collect, when applicable only, personally identifiable information (including name, email, password, communications); payment details (including credit card information), comments, feedback, product reviews, recommendations, and personal profile.

We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time for continuous improvement and updates, so please review it frequently. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here that it has been updated, so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we use and/or disclose it. 

 

We collect, when applicable and described above and below, such Non-personal and Personal Information for the following purposes:

  • To provide and operate the website’s functions and services.

  • To provide our Users with ongoing assistance and support.

  • To be able to contact our Users (as consented and notified Users) with general or personalized service-related notices and promotional messages, such as newsletters.

  • To create aggregated statistical data and other aggregated and/or inferred Non-personal Information, which we or our business partners may use to provide and improve our respective website’s functions and services.

  • To comply with any applicable laws and regulations.

 

If you provided us with information and don’t want us to process your data anymore, please contact us at desk.stitched.ink.media@gmail.com. Cookie options can be changed through the Cookie Consent Banner in the footer area of the Home page.

 

When/If you conduct a transaction on our website, as part of the process, we collect personal information you give us such as your name, address and email address. Your personal information will be used for the specific reasons stated above only.

 

All direct payment gateways, when applicable, offered by Wix.com and used by Stitched Ink Media adhere to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover. PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of credit card information by our website and its service providers.

 

We may contact you, only when applicable to Stitched Ink Media, to notify you regarding your account, to troubleshoot problems with your account, to resolve a dispute, to collect fees or monies owed, to poll your opinions through surveys or questionnaires, to send updates about our company, or as otherwise necessary to contact you to enforce our User Agreement, applicable national laws, and any agreement we may have with you. For these purposes we may contact you via email, telephone, text messages, and postal mail. 

Privacy/Cookie Policy General Details.

This Cookie Policy explains how Stitched Ink Media uses cookies and similar technologies to recognize Users visiting our website's pages at stitched-ink-media.com. It briefly explains what these technologies are and why we use them, as well as your rights to control, through the website's Cookie Banner Manager, our use of them. See section above on our use of Visitor Analytics services.

There is an informational link provided below for more details on cookies and we encourage the website's users to stay informed on security best practices in general.

What are cookies?

Generally, Cookies are small data files that are placed on your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. Cookies are widely used by website owners to make their websites work, or to work more efficiently, as well as to provide reporting information.

Cookies set by the website owner (in this case, Stitched Ink Media) are called “first party cookies”. Cookies set by parties other than the website owner are called “third party cookies”. Third party cookies enable third party features or functionality to be provided on or through the website (such as interactive content and analytics). The parties that set these third-party cookies can recognize your computer both when it visits the website and when it visits certain other websites. This permits the same functionality across the website's pages and User visits over time.

For more about cookies, visit: All About Cookies.

 

Why do we use cookies?

Websites use first- and third-party cookies for several reasons. Some cookies are required for technical reasons in order for our website to operate, and we refer to these as “essential” or “strictly necessary” cookies. Other cookies also enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our Online Properties. Third parties may serve cookies through our website for advertising, analytics and other purposes. This is described in more detail below.

How can I control cookies?

You have the right to decide whether to accept or reject cookies. You can exercise your cookie rights by setting your preferences in the Cookie Consent Banner. This Banner will show at the bottom the first time you visit the website, and be available for amendment from the Home page's footer. The Cookie Consent Banner allows you to select which categories of cookies you accept or reject. Essential cookies cannot be rejected as they are strictly necessary to provide you with services (this is the only required Cookie setting by default on Stitched Ink Media's pages).

If you choose to reject cookies, you may still use our website though your access to some functionality and areas of our website may be restricted. You may also set or amend your web browser controls to accept or refuse cookies. As the options of how you can refuse cookies through your web browser controls vary from browser-to-browser, you should visit your browser’s help menu for more information.

The specific types of first- and third-party cookies served through our website and the purposes they perform are described in the table below (please note that the specific cookies served may vary depending on the specific Online Properties you visit or require):

Essential website cookies (set by default as required):

These cookies are strictly necessary to provide you with services available through our website and to use some of its features, such as access to secure areas.

Performance and functionality cookies:

These cookies are used to enhance the performance and functionality of our website but are non-essential to their use. However, without these cookies, certain functionality (like videos) may become unavailable.

Analytics and customization cookies:

These cookies collect information that is used either in aggregate form to help us understand how our website is being used or how effective our marketing campaigns are, or to help us customize our website for you.

How often will you update this Privacy/Cookie/Use of SaaS Policy Details and Informational page?

We will update this Privacy/Cookie/Use of SaaS Policy from time to time to reflect continuous improvement: for example, changes to the cookies we use or for other operational, legal or regulatory reasons; or to share useful information or informational links.

Please therefore re-visit this Privacy/Cookie/Use of SaaS Policy regularly to stay informed about our use of cookies and related Privacy technologies.

The date at the top of this Privacy/Cookie/Use of SaaS Policy indicates when it was last updated and revised.

 

Stitched Ink Media
 

Stitched Ink Media Terms and Conditions

 

GENERAL TERMS and Conditions (Of Website and its Use)

 

The following terms and conditions (“Agreement”) are entered by and between you, the user, customer or visitor, and Stitched Ink Media, the entity and Website (www.stitched-ink-media.com).


NOTE on Visiting/Accessing our website

 

Please read these terms and conditions and our other website policies carefully while initially visiting/using this website and as agreement before accepting to any options available as a user. The usage of our website by you, the customer/visitor/user, is assumed to indictate you have agreed to be bound by these Terms and Conditions of service and its other policies on this website.

 

 

DISCLAIMERS AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

 

1.1. Throughout the Site, we may provide links to internet sites owned by other or third parties. This does not indicate support or sponsorship of such sites, or the information found on referred-to sites, or any products or services offered on or through these sites.

1.2. You agree to be financially responsible for all purchases processed by you, or someone acting on your behalf or with your credentials, through the Site.

1.3. You agree to accessing/using the Site and to purchase services or products through the Site for legitimate purposes only.

1.4. You also agree that we will not be liable for any damage or loss, however unlikely to occur, caused by “technological corruptions” that might infect/affect your computer programs, computer equipment, data or information due to your use of this Website or on any website linked to it (again, however unlikely).

1.5. In no event shall Stitched Ink Media, its owner, suppliers, team members, or affiliates be liable for any indirect, incidental, special, consequential or punitive damages, including but not limited to and without limitation, monetary losses, reputation, goodwill, or any intangible or other losses, resulting from (1) access to, use of, or ability to access our website or its services (2) any third party content or use of the website (3) any content, services or products obtained from the website (4) unauthorized access and resulting harms, however temporary and unlikely.

 

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS

 

Our Limited License to Visitors and/or Customers: 1.1. Unless explicitly allowed in our Terms and Conditions or in agreement with the owner of the materials/contents, you may not modify, copy, reproduce, republish, upload, transmit, translate, sell (see Legal/Commercial Use below) for the purpose of creating derivative works, exploiting, or distributing in any manner or medium (including by email or other electronic means) any material from the Site other than is originally intended by the website, its owner or our agreements/understandings with users/customers. Linking to our site is permitted, so long as not for above reasons.

 

Your license to us: 1.1. Where/if available to do so, or if required, by submitting or posting any material to us (including, but not limited to, transaction information, comments and photos) or a third party via the Site, you are representing that you are the owner of the material and/or information for proper use.

 

Our Intellectual Property Rights: As creator and owner, under copyright protections, we retain all Intellectual Property Rights for our own content, posts, images, products and the written content within, services and anything else related to the Website, Stitched Ink Media, and its rights of ownership to the products it sells, services it provides and content it creates as Intellectual Property Creator.

Users/Customers agree, through using our website or purchasing our products/services, to acknowledge ownership and authorship of our content to us without dispute.

 

LEGAL/Commercial USE

 

  1. You agree that you may not use our website, Stitched Ink Media, or its products, name or services for any unlawful activities.

  2. We accept that our physical Book products may be purchased from us by our customers to be resold for commercial use as new products. The buyer is assumed to take responsibility for the physical book products for distribution and any other considerations by ordering with us.

  3. We retain all intellectual property rights for our books purchased by buyers.

  4. Otherwise, no part of our website or its content may be used for other commercial purposes without our permission.

 

 

DISPUTE

 

In an event of a dispute occurring, We and our customers will agree to try to settle it amicably for a reasonable period of negotiation for best resolutions.

 

COPYRIGHT/Property Rights

 

We respect Intellectual Property Rights, and we ask for our visitors/customers/members to do the same. Please respect copyright, Intellectual Property Rights for this site and its products and services.

 

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY INDEMNITY

 

The user/customer will not hold the entity, Stitched Ink Media, its owner, affiliates, employees, suppliers, or any other affiliated entity, including its Intellectual Property, liable for any reasons whatsoever – including and without limitations to claims, damages, judgments, settlements, disbursement – which may occur or be described to occur because of any offering, content, products or sale of services.

 

TERMINATION

 

1.1. Your access to this website can be terminated by us for reasons including, but not limited to: (1) violate the Terms of Service. (2) If you are identified as falsely identifying yourself or provide false information. (3) At our Discretion.

 

 

CANCELLATIONS & REFUND

 

1.1 We do not offer refunds or cancellations once payment is processed.

1.2 No partial refunds are given should you terminate your subscriptions.

Please make sure you fully understand our refund and cancellation policy before you place an order or make a purchase.

 

These terms and conditions may change without notice due to factors such as evolutions to our procedures, services, products, error corrections, technological changes or any unforeseen reason.

 

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