Collection of your Personal Information
In order to better provide you with products and services offered on our Site, Blacksmith Writing may collect personally identifiable information, such as your
- First and Last Name
- Mailing Address
- E-mail Address
- Phone Number
- Company or business information, including website URLs, blog posts, and company newsletter/white paper
If you purchase Blacksmith Writing’s products and services, we collect billing and credit card information. This information is used to complete the purchase transaction.
We do not collect any personal information about you unless you voluntarily provide it to us. However, you may be required to provide certain personal information to us when you elect to use certain products or services available on the Site. These may include
(a) registering for an account on our Site;
(b) entering a sweepstakes or contest sponsored by us or one of our partners;
(c) signing up for special offers from selected third parties;
(d) sending us an email message;
(e) submitting your credit card or other payment information when ordering and purchasing products and services on our Site. To wit, we will use your information for, but not limited to, communicating with you in relation to services and/or products you have requested from us. We also may gather additional personal or non-personal information in the future.
Use of your Personal Information
Blacksmith Writing collects and uses your personal information to operate its website(s) and deliver the services you have requested.
Blacksmith Writing may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Blacksmith Writing and its affiliates.
Sharing Information with Third Parties
Blacksmith Writing does not sell, rent, or lease its customer lists to third parties.
Blacksmith Writing may share data with trusted partners to help perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Blacksmith Writing, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.
Blacksmith Writing may disclose your personal information, without notice, if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to
(a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Blacksmith Writing or the site;
(b) protect and defend the rights or property of Blacksmith Writing; and/or
(c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Blacksmith Writing, or the public.
Tracking User Behavior
Blacksmith Writing may keep track of the websites and pages our users visit within Blacksmith Writing, in order to determine what Blacksmith Writing services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within Blacksmith Writing to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.
Automatically Collected Information
Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by Blacksmith Writing. This information can include your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times, and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding the use of the Blacksmith Writing website.
The Blacksmith Writing website may use “cookies” to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize Blacksmith Writing pages, or register with Blacksmith Writing site or services, a cookie helps Blacksmith Writing to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same Blacksmith Writing website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Blacksmith Writing features that you customized.
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Blacksmith Writing services or websites you visit. The cookies and services used to protect users’ information are:
- SSL Protocol
- Web Application Firewall (WAP)
This website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.
Children Under Thirteen
Blacksmith Writing does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen. If you are under the age of thirteen, you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to use this website.
From time to time, Blacksmith Writing may contact you via email for the purpose of providing announcements, promotional offers, alerts, confirmations, surveys, and/or other general communication. In order to improve our Services, we may receive a notification when you open an email from Blacksmith Writing or click on a link therein.
If you would like to stop receiving marketing or promotional communications via email from Blacksmith Writing, you may opt-out of such communications by clicking “unsubscribe”.
Changes to this Statement
(b) agreement to abide and be bound by that Policy.
Blacksmith Writing welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that Blacksmith Writing has not adhered to this Statement, please contact Blacksmith Writing at:
P.O. Box 3044
Corona, California 92878
Effective as of May 2020