Our Site, www.visualpatentillustration.com, is owned and operated by Lynsey Johnson. www.visualpatentillustration.com is committed to safeguarding your privacy. Contact us at if you have any questions or problems regarding the use of your Personal Data and we will gladly assist you.
Table of Contents
1.Definitions used in this Policy
2.Data protection principles we follow
3.What rights do you have regarding your Personal Data
4.What Personal Data we gather about you
5.Information about cookies
6.How we use your Personal Data
7.Who else has access to your Personal Data
8.How we secure your data
9.Children Privacy & Use of Site
10. Policy on External Links from Website
11.Your Acceptance of these Terms
Personal Data – any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person.
Processing – any operation or set of operations which is performed on Personal Data or on sets of Personal Data.
Data subject – a natural person whose Personal Data is being Processed.
Child – a natural person under 16 years of age.
We/us (either capitalized or not) – www.visualpatentillustration.com
Data Protection Principles
We promise to follow the following data protection principles:
•Processing is lawful, fair, transparent. Our Processing activities have lawful grounds. We always consider your rights before Processing Personal Data. We will provide you information regarding Processing upon request.
•Processing is limited to the purpose. Our Processing activities fit the purpose for which Personal Data was gathered.
•Processing is done with minimal data. We only gather and Process the minimal amount of Personal Data required for any purpose.
•Processing is limited with a time period. We will not store your personal data for longer than needed.
•We will do our best to ensure the accuracy of data.
•We will do our best to ensure the integrity and confidentiality of data.
Data Subject’s rights
The Data Subject has the following rights:
1.Right to information – meaning you have to right to know whether your Personal Data is being processed; what data is gathered, from where it is obtained and why and by whom it is processed.
2.Right to access – meaning you have the right to access the data collected from/about you. This includes your right to request and obtain a copy of your Personal Data gathered.
3.Right to rectification – meaning you have the right to request rectification or erasure of your Personal Data that is inaccurate or incomplete.
4.Right to erasure – meaning in certain circumstances you can request for your Personal Data to be erased from our records.
5.Right to restrict processing – meaning where certain conditions apply, you have the right to restrict the Processing of your Personal Data.
6.Right to object to processing – meaning in certain cases you have the right to object to Processing of your Personal Data, for example in the case of direct marketing.
7.Right to object to automated Processing – meaning you have the right to object to automated Processing, including profiling; and not to be subject to a decision based solely on automated Processing. This right you can exercise whenever there is an outcome of the profiling that produces legal effects concerning or significantly affecting you.
8.Right to data portability – you have the right to obtain your Personal Data in a machine-readable format or if it is feasible, as a direct transfer from one Processor to another.
9.Right to lodge a complaint – in the event that we refuse your request under the Rights of Access, we will provide you with a reason as to why. If you are not satisfied with the way your request has been handled please contact us.
10.Right for the help of supervisory authority – meaning you have the right for the help of a supervisory authority and the right for other legal remedies such as claiming damages.
11.Right to withdraw consent – you have the right withdraw any given consent for Processing of your Personal Data.
Data we gather
Personal identification information
We may collect personal identification information from Users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users visit our site, subscribe to the newsletter and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on our Site. Users may, however, visit our Site anonymously.
We 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
We may collect non-personal identification information about Users whenever they interact with our Site. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about Users means of connection to our Site, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilized and other similar information.
Information automatically collected about you
This includes information that is automatically stored by cookies and other session tools. For example, your IP address, the size of tablet you are using in order to provide higher resolution, etc. This information is used to improve your customer experience.
Cookies and other technologies we use
A cookie is a tiny text file stored on your computer. Cookies store information that is used to help make sites work. Only we can access the cookies created by our website. You can control your cookies at the browser level. Choosing to disable cookies may hinder your use of certain functions.
•Necessary cookies – these cookies are required for you to be able to use some important features on our website, such as logging in. These cookies don’t collect any personal information.
•Functionality cookies – these cookies provide functionality that makes using our service more convenient and makes providing more personalized features possible. For example, they might remember your name and e-mail in comment forms so you don’t have to re-enter this information next time when commenting.
|Cookie Category||Cookies||Purpose||Type of Cookie||Expiration||Strictly necessary|
|WordPress||devicePixelRatio||Identifies the screen resolution of the device to improve the presentation of content.This cookie can be revoked by clearing your browser cache.||Functionality First Party Cookie||
|Website’s Hosting Server Siteground||wpSGCacheBypass||This cookie is used for local caching purposes to improve loading time of the website. This cookie can be revoked by clearing your browser cache.||Technical First Party Cookie||
|WeePie Cookie Allow WPML||wpca_consent||This cookie retains your cookie preference, that is, to either accept or decline all cookies except those necessary for the site’s function and basic features. This cookie does not require or store any personal data. This cookie can be revoked by clearing your browser cache.||Session Functionality Cookie First Party Cookie||
How to Remove Cookies
You can remove cookies stored in your computer via your browser settings. Alternatively, you can control some 3rd party cookies by using a privacy enhancement platform such as optout.aboutads.info or youronlinechoices.com. For more information about cookies, visit allaboutcookies.org.
How we use your Personal Data
We use your Personal Data in order to:
•provide our service to you. This includes for example providing you with updates at your request and communicating with you in relation to those products and services; communicating and interacting with you; and notifying you of changes to any services.
•enhance your customer experience; such as the size of images that would be suited for your screen.
•fulfill an obligation under law or contract; your address, and name helps to identify your order will be sent to the correct individual.
We use your Personal Data on legitimate grounds and/or with your Consent.
On the grounds of entering into a contract or fulfilling contractual obligations, we Process your Personal Data for the following purposes:
•to provide you a service or to send/offer you a product
•to communicate either for sales or invoicing
On the ground of legitimate interest, we Process your Personal Data for the following purposes:
•to process your order and make sure the order gets to the right address
How we use collected information
Lynsey Johnson collects and uses Users personal information for the following purposes:
•To improve our Site
We continually strive to improve our website offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you.
•To send periodic emails
The email address Users provide for requested artwork, will only be used to send them information and updates pertaining to their request. It may also be used to respond to their inquiries, and/or other requests or questions. If User decides to opt-in to our 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, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email or User may contact us via our Site.
Who else can access your Personal Data
We do not share your Personal Data.
How we secure your data
We do our best to keep your Personal Data safe. We use safe protocols for communication and transferring data (such as HTTPS). We use anonymizing and pseudonymizing where suitable. We monitor our systems for possible vulnerabilities and attacks. We use positive SSL to add extra security to our site.
Even though we try our best we can not guarantee the security of information. However, we promise to notify suitable authorities of data breaches. We will also notify you if there is a threat to your rights or interests. We will do everything we reasonably can to prevent security breaches and to assist authorities should any breaches occur.
We do not intend to collect or knowingly collect information from children. We do not target children with our services.
POLICY ON EXTERNAL LINKS FROM WEBSITE
Lynsey Johnson’s website (visualpatentillustratration.com) provides links to external websites. Visitors to those
sites are advised to check the privacy statements of each site and to be cautious about providing personally identifiable
information without a clear understanding of how the information will be used. Lynsey Johnson’s website (visualpatentillustratration.com) is not responsible for the usage of external websites.
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 our Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.
Supervisory Authority: Lynsey Johnson firstname.lastname@example.org
Last modification was made 7/05/18