The terms “we,” “us,” and “our” refer to the domain Birdsnest Designs (https://createwithbirdsnest.ca). The terms “user,” “you,” and “your” refer to site visitors, customers, and any other users of the site. The term “site,” refers to this website at https://createwithbirdsnest.ca
We reserve the right to update or change this policy at any time. By using this website, you consent to this policy regardless if you have read it or not. We recommend giving it a good read.
What information do we collect and how is it used?
Information You Voluntarily Submit to the Website.
We may collect PII (personal identifiable information) such as your name and/or email address. We collect this information when you voluntarily submit this information to the website by:
- Leaving a comment.
- Subscribing to a newsletter.
- Access free download files.
- Submitting a contact form.
- Engaging on Social Media.
- Entering an online contest or filling out an online poll.
When visitors leave comments on the site, we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
We are not responsible for any information you willingly post in the comments. If you post any comments, know any personally identifiable information you submit may be read, collected, or used by users of this Website, and third parties. We cannot guarantee other use of this information outside of this Website.
The website uses an anti-spam tool called Akismet to remove irrelevant, malicious content before it gets published. Akismet only collects personal data needed to carry out Akismet’s core function of protecting the site against spam. Akismet does not sell your data, and has short data retention period between two weeks and ninety days, at which point the information is deleted from their database.
You provide us with your name, email, and any other optional information (in the message’s body) so we can get in touch with you. We will not add your information to any mailing or third-party service for promotions or newsletters by filling out a contact form. The contact form on this site is for you to contact us. By submitting the form, you give us permission to contact you in response to the form of inquiry sent by you.
Information we collect from others
When you use this website, we automatically collect certain information about you and the device when you access our website. This includes logging your IP address, browser, operating system, referring websites, pages views, and may collect information on actions that took a while on the website, such as links clicked.
A cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site. It enables the website to remember your actions and preferences over time, so you don’t have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the site or browse from one page to another.
If you leave a comment on our site, you may opt-in to save your name, email address and website in cookies. These are so you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
Cookies are also used to enhance your experience on this website.
Technical or functional cookies
Some cookies ensure that certain parts of the website work properly and that your user preferences remain known. By placing functional cookies, we make it easier for you to visit our website. This way, you do not need to repeatedly enter the same information when visiting our website and, for example, the items remain in your shopping cart until you have paid.
In addition to using cookies and related technologies as described above, we also may permit certain third party companies to help us tailor advertising that we think may be of interest to users and to collect and use other data about user activities on our Sites and/or Services (e.g., to allow them to tailor ads on third party services). These companies may deliver ads that might also place cookies and otherwise track user behavior.
Social media buttons
On our website we have included buttons for Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest to promote webpages (e.g. “like”, “pin”) or share (e.g. “tweet”) on social networks like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest. These buttons work using pieces of code coming from Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest themselves. This code places cookies. These social media buttons also can store and process certain information, so a personalized advertisement can be shown to you.
Please read the privacy statement of these social networks (which can change regularly) to read what they do with your (personal) data which they process using these cookies. The data that is retrieved is anonymized as much as possible. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest are located in the United States.
You, the user, can accept or decline cookies in your browser settings.
We use social media ( Facebook, Twitter) to display of recent social posts and/or social share buttons.
- Cookie settings in Internet Explorer
- Cookie settings in Firefox
- Cookie settings in Chrome
- Cookie settings in Safari web and iOS
If you would like to find out more about privacy, cookies and their use on the internet, you may find the following links useful:
If you have any questions regarding cookies used on this site you can contact me by filling out this online form.
Information collected includes cookies and usage.
By entering your email to opt-in or download free files, you are signing up and added to our email list. You have the option to opt-out of this list (at any time) by:
- Clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of every email.
- Email us and request that your email we remove your name/email from our list.
We use our email list to send out newsletters, announcements, and for marketing purposes.
Information collected includes cookies and usage.
Who we share your data with
These are specific examples of cases where we may share your information:
- Hosting services
- Email delivery
- Customer Service
- To comply with legal obligation and legal proceedings
- To protect this website and business interests
- Advertising & Marketing.
How long we keep your data
We keep information collected for as long as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, to prevent fraud, and to protect and serve legitimate business interests.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we must keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
- you may submit a request for access to the data we process about you;
- you may object to the processing;
- you may request an overview, in a commonly used format, of the data we process about you;
- you may request correction or deletion of the data if it is incorrect or no longer relevant. Where appropriate, the amended information shall be transmitted to third parties having access to the information in question.
- You have the right to withdraw consent at any time, subject to legal or contractual restrictions and reasonable notice. You will be informed of the implications of such withdrawal.
- You have the right to address a challenge concerning non-compliance with PIPEDA to our organization and, if the issue is not resolved, to the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada.
To exercise these rights, please contact me. Please refer to the contact details at the bottom of this cookie statement.
How we protect your data
We take appropriate measures, and use best security practices, to ensure the security of this site and its information. We secure this site with SSL to keep data safe, keep all code up to date, passwords strong, and run full daily malware scans to ensure the health and security of our server.
Despite best efforts, no security measures are 100% foolproof.
If there is a data breach that applies to any personal information collected, we will notify you immediately.
Any comments or information you post on the website, including our social media platforms, becomes public. We are not responsible for the collection or use of this information by third parties. The information you post is at your risk and responsibility.
Children’s online privacy protection act compliance
If you are under the age of 18 years old, do not access or use our website. If you are aware we have collected data of anyone under the age of 18, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org so we may delete that data.
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