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Chriss Sather Designs, PrincetonStar Studio, Kathouz Publishing and Kathouz KatGrafix Co. -Privacy Policy; 
is relative to all of the websites that are created by us and are collecting any types of information. The information is not traded, sold or given away. Our privacy policy has been compiled to better serve those who are concerned with how their ‘Personally Identifiable Information’ (PII) is being used online. PII, as described in US privacy law and information security, is information that can be used on its own or with other information to identify, contact, or locate a single person, or to identify an individual in context. Please read our privacy policy carefully to get a clear understanding of how we collect, use, protect or otherwise handle your Personally Identifiable Information in accordance with our website. 

What personal information do we collect from the people that visit our blog, website or app? 
When ordering or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your name, email address, mailing address, phone number or other details to help you with your experience. 

 When do we collect information? 
 We collect information from you when you register on our site, place an order, fill out a form or enter information on our site. 

 How do we use your information? 
We may use the information we collect from you when you register, make a purchase, sign up for our newsletter, respond to a survey or marketing communication, surf the website, or use certain other site features in the following ways: 
 • To personalize your experience and to allow us to deliver the type of content and product offerings in which you are most interested. • To improve        our website in order to better serve you. 
 • To send periodic emails regarding your order or other products and services. 
 • To follow up with them after correspondence (live chat, email or phone inquiries)
 
How do we protect your information? 
Our website is scanned on a regular basis for security holes and known vulnerabilities in order to make your visit to our site as safe as possible. We use regular Malware Scanning. Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. In addition, all sensitive/credit information you supply is encrypted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.  We implement a variety of security measures when a user places an order enters, submits, or accesses their information to maintain the safety of your personal information. All transactions are processed through a gateway provider and are not stored or processed on our servers. 

 Do we use ‘cookies’? 
Yes. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the site’s or service provider’s systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information. For instance, we use cookies to help us remember and process the items in your shopping cart. They are also used to help us understand your preferences based on previous or current site activity, which enables us to provide you with improved services. We also use cookies to help us compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future. 

We use cookies to: 
• Help remember and process the items in the shopping cart. 
• Understand and save user’s preferences for future visits. 
• Compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interactions in order to offer better site experiences and tools in the future.

We may also use trusted third-party services that track this information on our behalf. You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser settings. Since browser is a little different, look at your browser’s Help Menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies. If users disable cookies in their browser: If you turn cookies off, Some of the features that make your site experience more efficient may not function properly.
Some of the features that make your site experience more efficient and may not function properly. Third-party disclosure We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your Personally Identifiable Information. 

Third-party links 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. 

Google Google’s advertising requirements can be summed up by Google’s Advertising Principles. They are put in place to provide a positive experience for users. https://support.google.com/adwordspolicy/answer/1316548?hl=en We use Google AdSense Advertising on our website. Google, as a third-party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on our site. Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to our users based on previous visits to our site and other sites on the Internet. Users may opt-out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google Ad and Content Network privacy policy. We have implemented the following: • Google Display Network Impression Reporting We, along with third-party vendors such as Google use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookies) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) or other third-party identifiers together to compile data regarding user interactions with ad impressions and other ad service functions as they relate to our website. Opting out: Users can set preferences for how Google advertises to you using the Google Ad Settings page. Alternatively, you can opt out by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative Opt Out page or by using the Google Analytics Opt Out Browser add on. California Online Privacy Protection Act CalOPPA is the first state law in the nation to require commercial websites and online services to post a privacy policy. The law’s reach stretches well beyond California to require any person or company in the United States (and conceivably the world) that operates websites collecting Personally Identifiable Information from California consumers to post a conspicuous privacy policy on its website stating exactly the information being collected and those individuals or companies with whom it is being shared. – See more at: According to CalOPPA, we agree to the following: Users can visit our site anonymously. 

 Once this privacy policy is created, we will add a link to it on our home page or as a minimum, on the first significant page after entering our website. Our Privacy Policy link includes the word ‘Privacy’ and can easily be found on the page specified above. You will be notified of any Privacy Policy changes: • On our Privacy Policy Page Can change your personal information: • By logging in to your account How does our site handle Do Not Track signals? 

 We honor Do Not Track signals and Do Not Track, plant cookies, or use advertising when a Do Not Track (DNT) browser mechanism is in place. Does our site allow third-party behavioral tracking? It’s also important to note that we do not allow third-party behavioral tracking COPPA (Children Online Privacy Protection Act) When it comes to the collection of personal information from children under the age of 13 years old, the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) puts parents in control. 

The Federal Trade Commission, United States’ consumer protection agency, enforces the COPPA Rule, which spells out what operators of websites and online services must do to protect children’s privacy and safety online. We do not specifically market to children under the age of 13 years old. 

Do we let third-parties, including ad networks or plug-ins collect PII from children under 13? 
Fair Information Practices The Fair Information Practices Principles form the backbone of privacy law in the United States and the concepts they include have played a significant role in the development of data protection laws around the globe. Understanding the Fair Information Practice Principles and how they should be implemented is critical to comply with the various privacy laws that protect personal information. In order to be in line with Fair Information Practices we will take the following responsive action, should a data breach occur: We will notify the users via in-site notification • Within 7 business days We also agree to the Individual Redress Principle which requires that individuals have the right to legally pursue enforceable rights against data collectors and processors who fail to adhere to the law. This principle requires not only that individuals have enforceable rights against data users, but also that individuals have recourse to courts or government agencies to investigate and/or prosecute non-compliance by data processors. 

CAN SPAM Act The CAN-SPAM Act is a law that sets the rules for commercial email, establishes requirements for commercial messages, gives recipients the right to have emails stopped from being sent to them, and spells out tough penalties for violations. We collect your email address in order to: • Send information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions • Process orders and to send information and updates pertaining to orders. • Send you additional information related to your product and/or service • Market to our mailing list or continue to send emails to our clients after the original transaction has occurred. To be in accordance with CANSPAM, we agree to the following: • Not use false or misleading subjects or email addresses. • Identify the message as an advertisement in some reasonable way. • Include the physical address of our business or site headquarters. • Monitor third-party email marketing services for compliance, if one is used. • Honor opt-out/unsubscribe requests quickly. • Allow users to unsubscribe by using the link at the bottom of each email. If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, you can email us at • Follow the instructions at the bottom of each email. and we will promptly remove you from ALL correspondence. Contacting Us If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy, you may contact us using the information below. 

 Kathouz Publishing PO Box 1871 Princeton, British Columbia V0X1W0 Canada  Contact Me

If you have any additional questions or require more information about our Privacy Policy or about how we handle user data and personal information, or wish to withdraw your consent for the continued collection, use or disclosure of your Personal Information, please feel free to contact me at this website.

Definitions

CHRISTINASATHER.CA is operated by Chriss Sather Designs, Princeton, BC. (referred to as "I", "Me", "Our", "Us" or "We"). As a customer of this service you're a "User", "Visitor" or "You" according to this agreement. The Website or any services offered by us will be referred to as "Website" or "Service". External services or integrations like will be referred to as Applications "External Provider" or "External Service".

Data we collect

Following standard procedures of using log files, these files automatically log visits when you visit the Website, it may include information about your web browser, it may log some of the cookies that are installed on your device, IP address, ISP, time zone and time stamp, referring/exit pages, number of clicks. The purpose of this information is for analyzing trends, administering this website, tracking users' movement on this website, and gathering demographic information, and it's not linked to any information that is personally identifiable. Additionally, as you browse the Website, we may collect information about subpages you view.

We may also collect personal information about you such as your name, organization/company name, address, email address or other personal data if you provide it to us during registration, purchasing, contacting us or in other ways. We only ask for personal information when we truly need it to provide a desired service to you (for example if you make an order through the Website). We collect it by fair and lawful means, with your knowledge and consent. We also let you know why we're collecting it and how it will be used.

Sharing your Personal Information

We don't share, sell, trade or rent any personally identifying information publicly or with third-parties, except when required to by law, if you violate our Terms of Use or where it helps us facilitate our Service. For example online store module may require third-party services like PayPal or other Payment Processors, we may also use stats services like Google Analytics, Facebook Pixel and more. Each of these services have their own Privacy Policy, for example: In order to provide certain features we may rely on other third party services like payment and accounting providers or services, support or communication providers and other services, we reserve right to not track how you interact with any of the provided services.

We may collect and use Non-Personal Information to help us improve the Service, customize your experience and analyze use of the Service. This Privacy Policy does not limit our use or disclosure of collected Non-Personal Information. We reserve the right to collect, use and disclose such Non-Personal Information to our partners, advertisers and other third parties at our sole discretion.

Cookies and Beacons

CHRISTINASATHER.CA uses "Cookies", which are small data files placed on your device only if your browser's settings allow it and may include information like unique ID, previously visited subpages on this Website and/or other information. Types of Cookies we may use: Session Cookies, Security Cookies or Preference Cookies. You can disable or erase cookies in your browser settings.

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a regulation in EU law on data protection and privacy for all individuals within the European Union and the European Economic Area.

If you are a European resident, we are Data Controller of your data and you have the right to know how your personal information is processed, what we collected about you and to ask that this data to be corrected, updated, or deleted. Additionally, please note that your information may be transferred outside of Europe, including to Canada and the United States. Please contact me if you have any questions about your GDPR rights. For more information or complaints please contact your local data protection authority.

Data Retention

We retain collected information for as long as necessary to provide you with your requested service or unless and until you ask us to delete this information. Data we store, we’ll protect within commercially acceptable means to prevent loss and theft, as well as unauthorised access, disclosure, copying, use or modification. Customer passwords which we may store are is stored as a hash and original password cannot be recovered.

Email Communication

We may communicate with you by email or telephone in response to your inquiries or send you service-related announcements based on Personal Information you provide to us. We may also use your Personal Information to send you updates and other promotional communications if we received your agreement. If you no longer wish to receive those email updates, you may opt-out at anytime of receiving them by following the instructions included in each communication. Usually it's an "unsubscribe" link.

Links To Other Websites

Our Website may contain links to and from third party websites or services that are not operated by us. If you follow a link to any of these websites and you will be redirected to third part website, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies or practices. Please review the Privacy Policy of every website you visit before you submit any Personal Information to any of these websites.

Advertisements

Our Website may display ads delivered to you by our advertising partners who may have their own Privacy Policy and may set cookies and web beacons. These cookies help ad server recognizing your device each time ad is delivered to you or other users of your device. This Privacy Policy covers the use of CHRISTINASATHER.CA only and does not cover any third party advertisers or partners.

Childrens

This Website does not address any individuals under the age of 18. By using the Website, you represent that you are at least 18 years of age.

Do Not Track

This Website does not alter its data collection and use practices when your browser sends Do Not Track signal

Business Transfers

In the event CHRISTINASATHER.CA, or substantially all of our assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Chriss Sather Designs goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, your personal information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party which may continue to process your Personal Information. You acknowledge and consent that such transfers may occur, and are permitted by this Privacy Policy, and that any acquirer of our assets may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.

Changes

We reserve the right to update or modify this Privacy Policy at anytime without prior notice. We will post these changes on this page so please review this document each time before you provide us with any personal information. This Policy is effective as of 2020/04/12. Your continued use of the Website after seven (7) days of any changes or revisions to this Privacy Policy shall indicate your agreement with the terms of such revised Privacy Policy. We suggest that you check this Privacy Policy periodically if you are concerned about how your information is used.

Consent

By using our website, you hereby consent to our Privacy Policy and agree to its terms.