The Information We Collect And Store
We may collect and store the following information when the Website or Services:
Information You Provide. When you create an account, we collect some personal information, such as your name, phone number, or other billing information, email address, and home or business postal addresses. We also collect information from you when you register for an event, fill out a form, or join an organization through the Website or Services.
Sensitive Information. From time to time, purchases made through the Website may require the provision of Sensitive Information, including Credit Card Numbers and/or Checking Account Numbers or other account numbers. artofblade.com and its owner, CA Global, LLC consider all account numbers to be Sensitive Information. WE WILL SHARE THE SENSITIVE INFORMATION YOU PROVIDE WITH OUR PAYMENT PROCESSING VENDOR. For your security, we encrypt the transmission of Sensitive Information using secure socket layer technology (SSL).
Log Data. When you use the Service, we automatically record information about your activity using the Services. This may include the your Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type, the web page visited before you came to our website, information you search for on our website, locale preferences, identification numbers associated with your artofblade.com account, date and time stamps associated with transactions, system configuration information, metadata concerning your Files, and other interactions with the Service.
Cookies. We also use “cookies” to collect information and improve our Services. A cookie is a small data file that we transfer to your computer. We may use “persistent cookies” to save your registration ID and login password for future logins to the Service. We may use “session ID cookies” to enable certain features of the Service, to better understand how you interact with the Service and to monitor aggregate usage and web traffic routing on the Service. You can instruct your browser, by changing its options, to stop accepting cookies or to prompt you before accepting a cookie from the websites you visit. If you do not accept cookies, however, you may not be able to use all aspects of the Service.
How We Use Personal Information
Personal Information: In the course of using the Service, we may collect personal information that can be used to contact or identify you (“Personal Information”). Personal Information is or may be used: (i) to provide and improve our Service; (ii) to administer your use of the Service, (iii) to better understand your needs and interests; (iv) to personalize and improve your experience; (v) to provide or offer software updates and product announcements; (vi) to improve our website; (vii) to improve customer service; and/or (viii) to process transactions. You acknowledge that by providing your personal information, you authorize artofblade.com to release such information to the entities related to artofblade.com or CA Global, LLC. Other than as described hereinabove, your information, whether public or private, will not be sold exchanged, transferred, or given to any other company for any reason whatsoever, without your consent, other than for the express purpose of delivering the artofblade.com Service. If you no longer wish to receive communications from us, please follow the “unsubscribe” instructions provided in any artofblade.com email, or send a request to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Geo-Location Information: The Service may allow applications to access real-time location-based information (for example, GPS). As of the date this policy went into effect, artofblade.com does not collect such information, but may do so in the future to improve our Services. We may use this information to optimize your experience. Also, some of the information we collect from your computer or other online device, for example, IP address, can sometimes be used to approximate that device’s location.
Analytics: We also collect some information (ourselves or using third party services) using logging and cookies, which can sometimes be correlated with Personal Information. We use this information for the purposes stated herein as well as to monitor and analyze use of the Service, for the Service’s technical administration, to increase our Service’s functionality and user-friendliness, and to verify users have the authorization needed for the Service to process their requests.
Information Sharing and Disclosure
Your Use. The Website and Services provide interaction with other social media websites (such as Facebook and Twitter). Any information you choose to provide should reflect how much you want others to know about you. Please consider carefully what information you disclose through such social media websites.
Compliance with Laws and Law Enforcement Requests; Protection of artofblade.com’s Rights. We may disclose to parties outside of artofblade.com, files stored in artofblade.com and information about you that we collect when we have a good faith belief that disclosure is reasonably necessary to (a) comply with a law, regulation or compulsory legal request; (b) protect the safety of any person from death or serious bodily injury; (c) prevent fraud or abuse of artofblade.com, or its users; (d) to protect artofblade.com’s property rights; or (e) to avoid the infringement of the copyright, trademark, or other intellectual property rights of third parties. If we provide your artofblade.com files to a law enforcement agency as set forth above, we will remove artofblade.com’s encryption from the files before providing them to law enforcement. However, artofblade.com will not be able to decrypt any files that you encrypted prior to storing them on artofblade.com.
Non-private or Non-Personal Information. We may disclose your non-private, aggregated, or otherwise non-personal information, such as usage statistics of our Service.
Third-Party Sites. Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services on our website. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We, therefore, have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.
Changing or Deleting Your Information
If you are a registered user, you may review, update, correct or delete the Personal Information provided in your registration or account profile by changing your “account settings.” If your personally identifiable information changes, or if you no longer desire our service, you may update or delete it by making the change in your account settings. In some cases, we may retain copies of your information if required by law.
We will retain your information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you services. If you wish to cancel your account or request that we no longer use your information to provide you services, you may delete your account. We may retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements. Consistent with these requirements, we will try to delete your information quickly upon request. Please note, however, that there might be latency in deleting information from our servers and backed-up versions might exist after deletion. In addition, we do not delete from our servers files that you have in common with other users.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s)
- Does the website sell personal information?
No – we do not sell personal information.
- Does the website keep my credit card information?
No – we do not store credit card information.
The security of your information is important to us. When you enter Sensitive Information (such as a credit card number) on our order forms, we encrypt the transmission of that information using secure socket layer technology (SSL).
We follow generally accepted standards to protect the information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. No method of electronic transmission or storage is 100% secure, however. Therefore, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. If you have any questions about security on our website, you can contact us at email@example.com.
Our Policy Toward Children
Our Service is not directed to persons under 13. We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 13. If a parent or guardian becomes aware that his or her child has provided us with Personal Information without their consent, he or she should contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org If we become aware that a child under 13 has provided us with Personal Information, we will take steps to delete such information from our files.