Privacy Policy

  Updated June 30, 2019

We at Felted Feather want you to know that we are fully committed to protecting your personal information.  We respect your individual fundamental right to privacy.  Any personal information we gather about you including information pertaining to your site use or site visits or information you voluntarily share with us will always be used appropriately and in compliance with data privacy laws. We collect personal data that is used to optimize your site experience when you visit Felted Feather. Through usage of our site, your consent to our privacy policy is implicit.  Periodic amendments may be made to our Privacy Policy.  Your continued use of the site after any changes are made constitutes your agreement to any revised terms in our Privacy Policy. By subscribing to Felted Feather newsletter, you authorize and  give your explicit consent to store and use the personal information you share with us. We encourage you to read our Terms and Conditions of Use.

The purpose of this Privacy Policy is to be as transparent as possible and to provide you with a clear explanation of when, why, and how your personal information is collected.  This information is presented to you here, in detail, in the interest of you, our site visitor, and in compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation which became effective on May 25, 2018.

 

What information do we collect on the website?

Information is collected when you subscribe to the site, place an order, initiate a communication by phone or email, or respond to an e-mail communication. When you subscribe or place an order by email, through your device, or through our seasonal on-line shop, we may request your name, e-mail address, mailing address, phone number, credit card information or other information needed to complete a current or future transaction.  The option to visit our site anonymously, or incognito, is also available.  Other information we may use on our website includes unsolicited comments and testimonials from you about items you purchased or received as a gift online, or in person at an art show or art exhibit.  We will use your first name and the first initial of your last name, your city, and state, unless you specify otherwise.

In the case of gift orders, information may be asked about the gift recipient(s) in order that the transaction may be completed. The information collected about the gift recipient(s) is not used for marketing purposes.  You must request that the  gift recipient(s) be subscribed.  The gift recipient(s) will not be automatically subscribed to the site.

How is your information used?

We use information you volunteer to share with us and we use your information only with your consent.  We may use the information we collect from you when you subscribe or purchase an item on line or at an art show or art exhibit, or respond to a survey or marketing communication, surf the website, or use other site features in the following ways, but not limited to:  
1. Provide the best possible service to you with regard to your customer preferences and requests.  2. Process your transactions in as efficient manner as is possible.  3. Deliver the type of content related to fiber work that engages and interests you most.  4. Administer a promotion, survey or other feature.

How is your information stored and protected?

The protection of your personal information is always the highest priority. Security measures are in place in order to maintain the safety of your personal information.  Felted Feather website offers SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) server certificate security. Any information relevant to your site browsing or a transaction is contained behind secured firewalls and is accessible only to a limited number of individuals with special access rights to such systems containing confidential information. Your personal information is stored and processed by website host affiliates and service providers that are each contractually committed to keep your information protected and secured in accordance with industry standards even, and especially, in the event that those industry standards may exceed legal requirements applicable in their jurisdiction. When you view our website or place an order, we can offer you the use of a secure server. All sensitive/credit information you supply is transmitted via SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) , today's high standard security technology for establishing an encrypted link between a server and a browser.


Do we share information we collect with outside parties?

 

We at Felted Feather do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. The term "outside parties" does not include Felted Feather. It also does not include website hosting partners, selected service providers, and other parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or providing a service to you, with the expressed understanding and consent between parties to keep this information confidential. We reserve the right to release any and all of your information if we believe in good faith that the release of your information is appropriate to comply with applicable laws and regulations, an appropriate response to a subpoena, search warrant, or other lawful request for information,  and/or said release will enforce our site policies, and/or that the release of your information will serve to protect ours or others' rights, property, or safety.

Visitor Analytics

We use Visitor Analytics on Felted Feather site for the purpose of enhancing your experience while you browse our site. Visitor Analytics is a simple website analytics service which measures the traffic and site users' or site visitors' general details. Visitor Analytics collects statistics that may include such information as which pages site users or site visitors visit and when, where the users or visitors are approximately located, the page on which a user or visitor lands first, or a specific referral from which the site user or visitor is coming.  The collection of these kinds of data are used solely to make the site users' or site visitors' site experiences better.

Visitor Analytics uses cookies to collect data about site users' or site visitors' device type and screen size, approximate location, browser, OS, page visits, bounce rate, conversions and popular or most visited content on the website. All this data is protected with pseudonymization, an appropriate technical and organizational measure, as an alternative to encryption.  Pseudonymization is intended to enhance your privacy and to secure Personal Data by means of employing multiple levels of protection to ensure that data is not lost, destroyed, or disclosed to unauthorized individuals.   Pseudonymization can be defined as "...the processing of personal data in such a way that the data can no longer be attributed to a specific Data Subject without the use of additional information." Visitor Analytics will never use the collected data to identify individual users or to match the data with certain other information or any specific individual user.  Pseudonymized data is personal data, however, the gathered data is not intended to be used nor is it used or combined with certain other additional information about the individual.  The pseudonymized data is not intended to identify nor will it identify any particular individual site user or site visitor in isolation, thus preserving the anonymity of any site user or site visitor unless and until the site user or site visitor consents to subscribe to the site or otherwise voluntarily identify themselves in any specific manner on the site.

 

Cookies

Like many websites, we use cookies.  Cookies are small files that a site or its host/ service provider transfers to your computer's hard drive through your web browser. These cookies enable the host/ service provider's systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information related to your browsing. This information is used for the purpose of helping us at Felted Feather to understand your preferences based on previous or current site activity. Understanding your preferences enables us to provide you with improved services. Cookies are also used to help us compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences at Felted Feather for you in the future. We may contract with third-party service providers to assist us in better understanding our site visitors, and thus, allow us to provide more improved services to our customers.  Service providers, by definition,  are permitted to use the information collected only on our behalf in order to help us conduct and improve our business. You can disable cookies on your computer, if you choose to do this, by modifying the browser setting.  Please note that if you turn cookies off on your computer, you may not have access to features that make your site experience more user-friendly.


 



How can you unsubscribe or remove or modify information you have provided to us?
 

To modify or remove your personal information in your e-mail subscriptions, please let us know by emailing us at: info@feltedfeather.com  

You may also opt out of subscribing by clicking "unsubscribe" at the bottom of any newsletter you receive from us.

If you have subscribed to our e-mail newsletter, you will receive periodic e-mails. Visitors to our site have the option to voluntarily sign up for newsletters.  When you subscribe to our newsletters, you also agree to our Privacy Policy and our Terms and Conditions of Use.


Third Party Links

 

We may include third party links on our site to enhance your website experience. These linked sites have their own separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore shall have no responsibility or liability for the content, privacy practice,  and/or activities of any third party links added to our site.  Please know that we do seek to preserve and protect the integrity of our site.  We encourage you to read the Privacy Policy of any third part link we may include on our site. Feedback is welcome about the third part links we use and we appreciate your specific comments about any links we use on our site.


Policy Changes

If we decide to amend our privacy policy, the changes will be posted on this page. Periodic policy amendments will apply only to information collected after the date of the change. 
Your access to and continued use of the site after any amendments are made constitutes your agreement to any revised terms.

 
Questions, Comments, and Concerns

We welcome all questions, comments, and concerns regarding our privacy policy.  You may direct all questions, comments, and concerns to: info@feltedfeather.com


 

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