Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy governs the manner in which Angela T. Baron (A. T. Baron) collects, uses, maintains and discloses information collected from users (each, a “User”) of the www.otterthings.com website (“Site”). This privacy policy applies to the Site and all products and services offered by Angela T. Baron (A. T. Baron).

Personal identification information

I may collect personal identification information from Users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users visit my site, register on the site, place an order, fill out a form, subscribe to the newsletter and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources I make available on my Site. Users may be asked for, as appropriate, name, email address, mailing address, credit card information.

Users may visit my Site anonymously.

I will collect personal identification information from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users can always refuse to supply personally identification information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain Site related activities.

Non-personal identification information

I may collect non-personal identification information about Users whenever they interact with my Site. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about Users means of connection to my Site, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilized and other similar information.

Web browser cookies

My Site may use “cookies” to enhance User experience. User’s web browser places cookies on their hard drive for record-keeping purposes, and to sometimes track information about them. User may choose to set their web browser to refuse cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. If they do so, note that some parts of the Site may not function properly.

How I use collected information

Angela T. Baron (A. T. Baron) collects and uses Users personal information for the following purposes:

  • To improve customer service

Your information helps me to effectively respond to your customer service requests and support needs.

  • To personalize user experience

I may use information in the aggregate to understand how my Users as a group use the services and resources provided on my Site.

  • To improve my Site

I continually strive to improve my website offerings based on the information and feedback I receive from you.

  • To process transactions

I may use the information Users provide about themselves when placing an order only to provide service to that order. I do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to provide the service.

  • To administer a content, promotion, survey or other Site feature
  • To send Users information they agreed to receive about topics I think will be of interest to them.
  • To send periodic emails

The email address Users provide for order processing, will only be used to send them information and updates pertaining to their order. It may also be used to respond to their inquiries, and/or other requests or questions. If User decides to opt-in to my mailing list, they will receive emails that may include company news, updates, related product or service information, etc. If at any time the User would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, I include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email or User may contact us via my Site.

How I protect your information

I adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on my Site.

Sensitive and private data exchange between the Site and its Users happens over a SSL secured communication channel and is encrypted and protected with digital signatures.

Sharing your personal information

I do not sell, trade, or rent Users personal identification information to others. I may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any personal identification information regarding visitors and users with my business partners, trusted affiliates and advertisers for the purposes outlined above. I may use third party service providers to help us operate my business and the Site or administer activities on my behalf, such as sending out newsletters or surveys. I may share your information with these third parties for those limited purposes provided that you have given us your permission.

Third party websites

Users may find advertising or other content on my Site that link to the sites and services of my partners, suppliers, advertisers, sponsors, licensors and other third parties. I do not control the content or links that appear on these sites and are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from my Site. In addition, these sites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. These sites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites that have a link to my Site, is subject to that website\’s own terms and policies.

Changes to this privacy policy

Angela T. Baron (A. T. Baron) has the discretion to update this privacy policy at any time. When I do, I will post a notification on the main page of my Site, and revise the updated date at the bottom of this page. I encourage Users to check this page frequently for any changes to stay informed about how I am helping to protect the personal information I collect. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this privacy policy periodically and become aware of modifications.

Your acceptance of these terms

By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this policy and terms of service. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use my Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.

Contacting us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, please contact me:

Angela T. Baron (A. T. Baron)

Author & Illustrator

http://www.otterthings.com/

4155 Harris Hill Road Williamsville,

New York 14221-7404

admin@otterthings.com

 

Updated April 29, 2016