Privacy Policy

StraightCurves Privacy Policy

Google Analytics
StraightCurves uses Google Analytics to help us to understand how you use our website and work out how we can make things better. This information is gathered using “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, which follow your progress through our website collecting anonymous data on where you have come from, which pages you visit, and how long you spend on the site. This data is then stored by Google in order to create reports for the above purposes. These cookies do not store your personal data.

The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website, including your IP address, may be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google may use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for us and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

The Google website contains further information about Analytics and a copy of Google’s privacy policy pages.
We will never (and will not allow any third party to) use the statistical analytics tool to track or to collect any Personally Identifiable Information (PII) of visitors to our site. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. Neither StraightCurves nor Google will link, or seek to link, an IP address with the identity of a computer user. We will not associate any data gathered from this site with any Personally Identifiable Information from any source, unless you explicitly submit that information via a fill-in form on our website.

You may choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically default to accept them, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies. If you reject cookies by changing your browser settings then be aware that this may disable some of the functionality on our website.

User-Submitted Information
Visitors to our website may be able to register to receive our newsletter, attend events, make a purchase, join a community or upload/download information. When you register, you will provide personal information such as name, address, email, telephone number and other relevant information.

We will not disclose personally identifiable information we collect from you to third parties without your permission except to the extent necessary, including: To fulfill your requests, to protect ourselves from liability, to comply with the terms and conditions of our internet host provider.

If you are making a purchase through the website, we will use Paypal to process the financial transaction. Their privacy policy can be viewed here. StraightCurves does not hold any financial information (for example card details) about any of our customers.

3rd Party Policies
StraightCurves uses AddThis to link to related services and offerings such as Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Google+. The AddThis privacy policy can be viewed here. All external sites linked to or from this website have their own privacy statements that can be viewed by clicking on the corresponding links within each respective website. Since we do not have control over the policies or practices of participating merchants and other third parties, we are not responsible for the privacy practices or contents of those sites. We recommend you review their policies before you provide any personal information or complete any transaction with them.

Sources:
http://www.pulldigital.com/Syntax/March-2012/Privacy-Policy-Google-Template-UK
http://www.reading.ac.uk/about/about-privacy.aspx
http://www.advanced-web-metrics.com/privacy.php