Privacy Policy

Data Collection and Usage

We may collect personal information such as name, email address, phone number, and other contact details provided by you via email or phone or by filling out our website contact form or mailing sign-up form.

This information is used for:

  • Providing and improving our services
  • Communicating with you
  • Contacting you about products, services, updates, company news, special offers, promotions, or general announcements.
  • Processing transactions
  • Compliance with legal obligations

 

Data Sharing

We may share your personal information with third parties only in the following circumstances:

  • With your consent
  • For legal reasons, such as compliance with a subpoena or similar legal process
  • To protect our rights or the safety of others

 

Consumer Rights

Access and Correction: Texas consumers have the right to request a copy of their personal data that we collect and store. If any information is inaccurate or incomplete, consumers can request corrections.

Deletion: Consumers have the right to request the deletion of their personal data, subject to certain legal exceptions.

Mailing Lists: Consumers on our mailing list can always unsubscribe via a link at the bottom of the newsletter or by contacting us directly to remove you.

Opt-Out of Sale: Currently, we do not sell personal information, but if this policy changes, consumers will be notified and can exercise their right to opt-out.

To exercise any of these rights, please contact us at: barbara@blackstonestudio.com

Submitting Comments or Testimonials

In the event that we permit you to post information on this website, such as blog comments or testimonials, please note that any information that you post using such features becomes public information. You must not disclose any of your personal information in comments, forums or any other similar feature of this website that you do not want shared publicly.

 

Third Party Links

This website may contain links to other sites. We are not responsible for the content or privacy practices or the use of cookies of such other sites. 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.

 

Children

Our services are 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, please contact us, and we will delete such information from our records.


Security Measures

We use third-party vendors and hosting partners to provide the necessary hardware, software, networking, storage, and related technology required. We implement reasonable security measures to maintain the safety of the information collected online or stored electronically. However, because of the inherent risks associated with the internet, we cannot provide a 100% guarantee of data security. In the event of a breach, we will try to notify you, but you agree that we will not have any other liability other than providing the required notice. If you do not agree to this waiver, you should not provide personally identifiable information to us.

 

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics. Google Analytics uses cookies to track visitor interactions and understand how visitors engage with the website. It collects information and site usage statistics without personally identifying one visitor from another. We use this information to analyze site performance and improve our website.

To learn more about Google Analytics cookies, please visit their Privacy & Terms page.


PayPal

When paying for a project through PayPal, your account information is collected and stored on PayPal’s secure site. It is not directly available to us other than basic contact information, such as name, email, or shipping address. Any contact and financial information that PayPal collects from you in order to process the transaction is governed by the PayPal Privacy Policy.


Inuit Quickbooks Payments (formerly Inuit Payment Network)

When paying for a project through Inuit Quickbooks Payments, your account information is collected and stored on the Inuit Quickbooks Payments secure site and is not directly available to us other than basic contact information, such as name, email or shipping address. Any contact and financial information that Inuit Quickbooks Payments collects from you in order to process the transaction is governed by the Inuit Quickbooks Payments Privacy Policy. 


Cookies

Cookies are small text files that are used to store small pieces of information. They are stored on your device when the website is loaded on your browser. These cookies help us make the website function properly, make it more secure, provide a better user experience, understand how the website performs, and analyze what works and where it needs improvement.

As with most of the online services, we use first-party and third-party cookies for several purposes. First-party cookies are mostly necessary for the website to function the right way, and they do not collect any of your personally identifiable data. The third-party cookies used on our website are mainly for understanding how the website performs, how you interact with our website, keeping our services secure, providing advertisements that are relevant to you, and providing you with a better and improved user experience and help speed up your future interactions with our website.

You can change your cookie preferences at any time by clicking here: Cookie Settings. This will let you revisit the cookie consent banner and change your preferences or withdraw your consent right away.

In addition to this, different browsers provide different methods to block and delete cookies used by websites. You can change the settings of your browser to block/delete the cookies.


Disclosing Information

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer your personally identifiable information to third parties. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect our or others’ rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.


Consent

By using this website, you agree to the privacy policy. If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page.

If you have any questions about this privacy policy or if you wish to exercise your rights, please contact us at: barbara@blackstonestudio.com

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