SVONSTUDIOS.COM and Svoboda Studios, Inc. (SVON) are committed to protecting the privacy of individuals who visit and use our website and to keeping secure personal information provided to us by our users. This page describes our policy regarding the collection and use of personal information from our visitors.
Types of User Data We Collect
We collect two types of user data: (1) anonymous data that is automatically collected from all visitors to SVON; and (2) personally identifiable data that you voluntarily submit to us (described below under "Personal Data").
We automatically collect some information, including your internet service provider, the IP address assigned to your computer by your internet service provider at the time you access the SVON site, the type of browser you are using, the referring link, and what operating system you are using, through our server and through cookies. (See the section on Cookies below for more information.) It may not be apparent to you that this information is being collected. We may compile and provide aggregate statistics about site traffic, and related information to third parties. These aggregate statistics will not contain Personal Data and will not be stored in connection with any of your personally identifiable information. We also track the number and frequency of hits per page on an aggregate basis. We do not use anonymous data to identify individual users, and we do not link any anonymous data with the Personal Data you provide to us.
We will keep Personal Data that you voluntarily provide, such as your name and postal address, phone number, and your email address when you send us an email via our contact page; sign up for SVON news or our mailing list, choose to make a payment to your SVON account (details when available).
If you make a payment on the SVONSTUDIOS.COM website, you will be asked to provide your credit card information, including the card number and expiration date. SVON will delete your credit card information from the SVON site server as soon as your payment is processed, but SVON may keep your credit card information on file in a separate, secure database which is not connected to the SVON site, and which is accessed only by authorized SVON personnel. SVON never shares your credit card information with third parties for marketing purposes, except as required by law.
We use Long-term Cookies to identify users of the SVON site. These cookies are set automatically when you access the SVON site and you may not realize they are in use. Long-term cookies can also be used to enable "remember" options on the SVON site, which will allow the site to remember user preferences which you may set, and to automatically remember certain pieces of your Personal Data. These "remember" options are offered only for your convenience and are completely voluntary. Note that any password you may use will not be stored in connection with any Long-term Cookie. We use Session Cookies whenever you visit the SVON site to run the site's interactive applications. Session Cookies last only during your session on the SVON site. They expire when the session ends and are not written onto your computer's hard drive.
How We Use the Data We Collect
We use anonymous data to identify the referring links as the source of user traffic. We use data to identify which sections of the SVON site are most visited and for how long, so that we can evaluate the popularity of our different Web pages and continue to improve the SVON site. We do not use anonymous data to identify individual users and we do not link any anonymous data with the Personal Data you provide to us.
• To fulfill the request for which you specifically provided the data;
• To send you SVON news and announcements
The SVON site is hosted by servers in the United States. Accordingly, if you are located outside of the United States, the Personal Data you provide to us will be transferred to the United States. By submitting your Personal Data, you consent to its transfer and storage in the United States and its use in accordance with the purposes for which it was originally collected (see below regarding third-party sharing of Personal Data from non-U.S. residents).
We may also from time to time combine your Personal Data with some publicly available data collected from third parties, to improve our services to you and for our own internal marketing, communications purposes. You may opt-out of these communiques by writing "opt-out" in the subject line and reply to firstname.lastname@example.org. Your information with promptly be removed.
INFORMATION DISCLOSURE POLICY—THIRD-PARTY SHARING
When you provide us with your Personal Data on the SVON site, you can let us know that you do not wish to receive our online newsletter or any other email from SVON by replying to the email with “Opt-Out” in the subject line.
SVON makes every reasonable effort to ensure the security of the transactions that occur on its website. The Personal Data we collect about you is stored on a secure, password protected server. We use industry-standard encryption technologies, including Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology, with respect to any commerce transactions you initiate, and the receipt and transfer of Personal Data you submit to us on the SVON site. Only authorized personnel have access to your information. Nevertheless, despite our best efforts, no transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100 percent secure.
How We Use Your Information
SVON uses your information to understand your needs and provide you with a positive interaction with our organization. Specifically, we use your information to help you complete a transaction, communicate back to you, and update you on SVON services and events. We do not share email addresses.
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